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Wave of anti-government protests begins in Brazil

 

SAO PAULO (AP) — Protesters began a wave of demonstrations around Brazil on Thursday, burning tires and blocking highways to draw attention to housing and education needs before next month's World Cup.

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 May 2014

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Aaron Hernandez charged in 2 more shooting deaths

BOSTON (AP) — Aaron Hernandez ambushed and shot to death two men after a chance encounter inside a Boston nightclub, prosecutors said Thursday as they announced new murder charges against the former NFL star, who was already awaiting trial in another shooting death.

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Reds bring up LHP Jeff Francis to start vs Padres

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds brought up left-hander Jeff Francis from Triple-A Louisville to start the second game of their makeup doubleheader against the San Diego Padres on Thursday.

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Murphy, Chisenhall get 5 hits each for Indians

 

TORONTO (AP) — An impressive offensive display by the Cleveland Indians overshadowed another solid start from Corey Kluber.

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Browns limiting access to Johnny Football

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns are tackling Manzielmania. Containing it could be a lot tougher.

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Padres-Reds game postponed because of rain

CINCINNATI (AP) — Johnny Cueto got an extra day of rest before he tries to extend his amazing streak of starts.

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Brazil bracing for widespread protests

SAO PAULO (AP) — Protesters blocked two of Sao Paulo's main highways Thursday, causing chaos during the morning commute in the sprawling metropolitan area as officials braced for a wave of anti-government demonstrations in several Brazilian cities, many of them protesting the high spending on next month's World Cup.

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NBA Playoff Capsules

MIAMI (AP) — Ray Allen's 3-pointer with 32 seconds left highlighted a huge Miami rally, and the Heat advanced to the Eastern Conference finals by topping the Brooklyn Nets 96-94 on Wednesday night.

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