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Brazil police, protesters clash as World Cup begins

A demonstrator throws a tear gas bomb after military police shot at demonstrators during a protest against the 2014 World Cup, in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014.   REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A demonstrator throws a tear gas bomb after military police shot at demonstrators during a protest against the 2014 World Cup, in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A demonstrator throws a tear gas bomb after military police shot at demonstrators during a protest against the 2014 World Cup, in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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An anti-government demonstrator wearing a mask marches under a giant banner during a protest against the 2014 World Cup in Rio de Janeiro June 12, 2014.   REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

An anti-government demonstrator wearing a mask marches under a giant banner during a protest against the 2014 World Cup in Rio de Janeiro June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

An anti-government demonstrator wearing a mask marches under a giant banner during a protest against the 2014 World Cup in Rio de Janeiro June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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Military policemen move on during clashes with people protesting against the 2014 World Cup, in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014.  REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Military policemen move on during clashes with people protesting against the 2014 World Cup, in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Military policemen move on during clashes with people protesting against the 2014 World Cup, in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Riot policemen with shields walk towards demontrators during a protest against the 2014 World Cup in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014.   REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Riot policemen with shields walk towards demontrators during a protest against the 2014 World Cup in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Riot policemen with shields walk towards demontrators during a protest against the 2014 World Cup in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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An anti-government demonstrator dressed as Batman yells slogans accompanied by passengers on a bus, during a protest against the 2014 World Cup in Rio de Janeiro June 12, 2014. Placard reads "We want to be the champions in healthcare, education and not just in football."  REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

An anti-government demonstrator dressed as Batman yells slogans accompanied by passengers on a bus, during a protest against the 2014 World Cup in Rio de Janeiro June 12, 2014. Placard reads "We want to be the champions in healthcare, education and...more

An anti-government demonstrator dressed as Batman yells slogans accompanied by passengers on a bus, during a protest against the 2014 World Cup in Rio de Janeiro June 12, 2014. Placard reads "We want to be the champions in healthcare, education and not just in football." REUTERS/Pilar Olivares
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Riot policemen fire tear gas at demontrators during a protest against the 2014 World Cup in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014.  REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Riot policemen fire tear gas at demontrators during a protest against the 2014 World Cup in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

Riot policemen fire tear gas at demontrators during a protest against the 2014 World Cup in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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A demonstrator throws a tear gas bomb after military police shot at demonstrators during a protest against the 2014 World Cup, in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014.   REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A demonstrator throws a tear gas bomb after military police shot at demonstrators during a protest against the 2014 World Cup, in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A demonstrator throws a tear gas bomb after military police shot at demonstrators during a protest against the 2014 World Cup, in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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A demonstrator throws a tear gas bomb after military police shot at demonstrators during a protest against the 2014 World Cup, in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014.  REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A demonstrator throws a tear gas bomb after military police shot at demonstrators during a protest against the 2014 World Cup, in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A demonstrator throws a tear gas bomb after military police shot at demonstrators during a protest against the 2014 World Cup, in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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REFILE - CORRECTING TYPO
Riot policemen fire tear gas against demonstrators during a protest against the 2014 World Cup in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014.   REUTERS/Lunae Parracho

REFILE - CORRECTING TYPO Riot policemen fire tear gas against demonstrators during a protest against the 2014 World Cup in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Lunae Parracho

REFILE - CORRECTING TYPO Riot policemen fire tear gas against demonstrators during a protest against the 2014 World Cup in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Lunae Parracho
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A journalist working for CNN is taken to an ambulance by emergency services after being injured in clashes between demostrators and mlitary police during a protest against the 2014 World Cup, in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014.    REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A journalist working for CNN is taken to an ambulance by emergency services after being injured in clashes between demostrators and mlitary police during a protest against the 2014 World Cup, in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A journalist working for CNN is taken to an ambulance by emergency services after being injured in clashes between demostrators and mlitary police during a protest against the 2014 World Cup, in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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Military police clash with demonstrators (not pictured) near Caarao metro station during a protest against the 2014 World Cup, in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014.  REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Military police clash with demonstrators (not pictured) near Caarao metro station during a protest against the 2014 World Cup, in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

Military police clash with demonstrators (not pictured) near Caarao metro station during a protest against the 2014 World Cup, in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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Riot policemen fire tear gas against demontrators during a protest against the 2014 World Cup in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Lunae Parracho

Riot policemen fire tear gas against demontrators during a protest against the 2014 World Cup in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Lunae Parracho

Riot policemen fire tear gas against demontrators during a protest against the 2014 World Cup in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Lunae Parracho
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A demostrator walks near to tear gas fired by mlitary police at demostrators near Caarao metro station during a protest against the 2014 World Cup, in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014.  REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A demostrator walks near to tear gas fired by mlitary police at demostrators near Caarao metro station during a protest against the 2014 World Cup, in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

A demostrator walks near to tear gas fired by mlitary police at demostrators near Caarao metro station during a protest against the 2014 World Cup, in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Nacho Doce
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A woman is pushed by riot policemen during a clash with demontrators in a protest against the 2014 World Cup in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014.  REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A woman is pushed by riot policemen during a clash with demontrators in a protest against the 2014 World Cup in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes

A woman is pushed by riot policemen during a clash with demontrators in a protest against the 2014 World Cup in Sao Paulo June 12, 2014. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes
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