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US arrives in congested Sao Paulo for World Cup

...late-afternoon traffic as a subway strike in its fifth day tightened bottlenecks. At a downtown station, riot police used tear gas against striking workers.But all was calm around the U.S. team. The Barra Funda facility has three full fields and...
It's finally here! Brazil World Cup begins

...spasm of excitement but also wafts of tear gas, the country that sees itself as...Paulo, police fired canisters of tear gas and stun grenades to push back more...spent on stadiums."Police also used tear gas against about 300 protesters who gathered...
Protests continue in Venezuela

...barricades of trash. Troops and police have responded with tear gas, rubber bullets and blasts from water cannons - as well...said authorities who roughly detained students and fired tear gas over-reacted to a peaceful protest."We've spent...
Denver fans hit in the gut by Seattle stomping

...deteriorated into violence. Crowds smashed downtown Denver store windows and overturned cars. Police responded with tear gas.On Sunday, some news outlets switched quickly from game coverage to previews of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi...
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Rocks, tear gas fly as Thai protests heat up

...the Thai capital on Thursday, as the country's festering political crisis again flared into violence.Officers fired tear gas and rubber bullets toward protesters trying to force their way into a sports stadium where candidates were gathering to...
Honduras' president-elect names transition team

...they said were fraudulent election results and demand a recount. The students clashed with police officers who threw tear gas at the crowd.Election observers for both the European Union and Organization of American States issued statements Tuesday...
Sudan drops off Internet on 3rd day of riots

...of Khartoum, and one in the Omdurman district of the capital.In northern Khartoum, Sudanese security forces fired tear gas to disperse dozens of protesters who demonstrated and torched a police station.Wednesday's protests took place in...
Miners charged in deaths of 34 killed by police

...Some survivors said many of the miners were fleeing police tear gas and water cannons when they were shot.Dlamini has refused...a charge of miners with water cannons, stun grenades, tear gas and rubber bullets.Prosecution spokesman Lesenyego said...
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Brazil beats Spain 3-0 to win Confed. Cup

...ball over the crossbar.There were protests outside the stadium during the match, with police using rubber bullets and tear gas to keep demonstrators from getting too close. A wave of anti-government protests has swept across Brazil in recent...
Jurors see alleged murder weapon in fatal Hoonah shootings

...fired upon by Marvin.About 36 hours later, JPD and the Alaska State Troopers Special Emergency Reaction Team volleyed tear gas canisters into the home, which led Marvin to come outside and peacefully surrender. He was handcuffed by SERT member...


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