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Final death toll of collapsed Brazil overpass is 2

A bus sits damaged next to a bridge after it collapsed in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Thursday, July 3, 2014. The overpass under construction collapsed Thursday in the Brazilian World Cup host city. The incident took place on a main avenue, the expansion of which was part of the World Cup infrastructure plan but, like most urban mobility projects related to the Cup, was not finished on time for the event. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)

SAO PAULO (AP) — Rescue workers on Friday recovered the body of a 25-year-old man crushed beneath tons of concrete and steel of an unfinished overpass that collapsed in the World Cup host city of Belo Horizonte, a City Hall press officer said.

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Brazil investigates ticket scalping operation

SAO PAULO (AP) — Soccer’s world governing body said Wednesday it is helping Brazil’s investigation of a ticket scalping ring believed to be reselling World Cup tickets.

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