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Brazil Opens 2014 World Cup With A Victory
The first match of the 2014 World Cup is in the books.  Host nation Brazil defeated Croatia 3-1 in a Group A match in Sau Paulo.  Three more matches are on tap for Friday, with Mexico taking on Cameroon, Spain playing The Netherlands and Chile going up against Greece...
Striking Subway Workers Clash With Police In Brazil
Brazilian police and striking subway workers clashed Monday in a central commuter station, with union officials threatening to maintain the work stoppage through the World Cup opening match here this week.
Authorities are deeply worried about the strike because the subway is the main means of transpo…