SAO PAULO (AP) — More than 100,000 people took to the streets in largely peaceful protests in at least eight cities Monday, demonstrations that voiced the deep frustrations Brazilians feel about carrying heavy tax burdens but receiving woeful returns in public education, health, security and transportation.
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BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Nigeria rolled to a 6-1 victory at Confederations Cup on Monday over Tahaiti, which was making its debut at a major FIFA tournament.
BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (AP) — Coming from a tiny island in the South Pacific to the huge country of Brazil, a group of men from Tahiti is preparing to play some of the best soccer teams in the world.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Mario Balotelli showed his strength and rapidly developing talent Sunday, scoring in the 78th minute to lead Italy past Mexico 2-1 in the Confederations Cup.
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — About 1,000 protesters complaining about the high cost of staging the World Cup demonstrated in front of the National Stadium in Brasilia just hours before Brazil played Japan in the opening match of the Confederations Cup on Saturday.