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Protest blocks road in front of Brasilia stadium

Updated: June 14, 2013, 5:54 PM ET
Associated Press

RIO DE JANEIRO -- After violent protests in three cities heading into the warm-up event for the 2014 World Cup, FIFA expressed "full confidence" on Friday that Brazilian authorities have shown they can manage disorder in the streets.

There were clashes with police Thursday night in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro after thousands protested rising bus and subway fares. And in Brasilia, at the venue staging the opening match of the Confederations Cup on Saturday, some 200 people burned tires ...

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