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By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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New report says Mohammad Abdul-Nasser Khayat killed by family, not World Cup gunfire

The Syrian national who died Monday was killed by a relative, not celebratory World Cup gunfire, a security source told The Daily Star on Wednesday. photo Joel Bombardier via Flickr Mohammad Abdul-Nasser Khayat, More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, May 18th, 2014
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Brazil: Prisoners capture over 120 hostages following riot

Authorities in Brazil are working to free 122 hostages taken during a prison riot in the country’s state of Sergipe. The Sunday AFP report says negotiations have begun to rescue “mainly visitors” More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, December 9th, 2013
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Violence erupts as soccer match in Brazil, concerns raised for World Cup 2014

twitter photo of violence at a soccer match in Brazil Brazil will take center stage in 2014 as the country hosts the World Cup. Sadly, many fans and leaders are concerning about the widespread violence, which even More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, October 31st, 2013
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Former soccer player, João Rodrigo Silva Santos, beheaded and found by wife on doorstep

As a shocking follow-up when João Rodrigo Silva Santos didn’t arrive home Monday night as Geisa Silva found her husband’s severed head in a bag on the doorstep on Tuesday. Santos, age 35, was a forward on several More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, July 8th, 2013
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Extreme violence at Brazil soccer game: Referee stabs player, spectators decapitate referee

In a most ghastly scene out of Brazil, less than a year before the World Cup, violence broke out at a soccer (futbol) game in  the Brazilian town of Pius XII. Image/CIA According to a statement from The Public More...


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