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Brazil protesters, police clash near match

Updated: June 26, 2013, 11:32 PM ET
Associated Press

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil -- Brazilian protesters and police clashed Wednesday near a stadium hosting a Confederations Cup soccer match, as thousands of demonstrators trying to march on the site were met by tear gas and rubber bullets.

Brazil's senate voted to increase penalties for those found guilty of corruption, responding to a key demand made by protesters across the country.

Anti-government protesters in part angered by the billions spent in World Cup preparations picked up tear ...

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