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Italy's Renzi to resign after referendum rout

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ROME Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is set to resign on Monday after suffering a crushing defeat on Sunday in a referendum on constitutional reform, tipping the euro zone's third-largest economy into political turmoil. | Video

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Demonstrators march in Brazil to support corruption crackdown 04 Dec 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO Demonstrators protested across Brazil on Sunday to denounce corruption and a congressional vote perceived as an effort to intimidate judges and prosecutors leading graft probes.

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Soccer plane crashed without fuel, officials investigating 04 Dec 2016

MEDELLIN, Colombia The plane that crashed in Colombia killing 71 people including most of a Brazilian soccer team had no fuel on impact, according to initial findings by aviation officials, prompting an investigation into why the plane flew under those conditions.

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Brazil mourns Chapecoense crash victims at packed stadium wake 04 Dec 2016

CHAPECO, Brazil A downpour drenched thousands of mourners in this Brazilian city on Saturday as they grieved over 50 caskets flown overnight to the stadium of the local Chapecoense soccer team, which was all but wiped out in an air crash Monday in Colombia. | Video

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Brazil's Temer keeps low profile at wake for soccer team 03 Dec 2016

CHAPECO, Brazil President Michel Temer came to mourn Brazil's tragic heroes, a rural soccer team that beat the odds and was then wiped out in a plane crash. But he kept a low profile, mindful of his poor popularity ratings.

Brazil's Temer keeps low profile at wake for soccer team 03 Dec 2016

CHAPECO, Brazil, Dec 3 President Michel Temer came to mourn Brazil's tragic heroes, a rural soccer team that beat the odds and was then wiped out in a plane crash. But he kept a low profile, mindful of his poor popularity ratings.

UPDATE 4-Brazil mourns Chapecoense crash victims at packed stadium wake 03 Dec 2016

CHAPECO, Brazil, Dec 3 A downpour drenched thousands of mourners in this Brazilian city on Saturday as they grieved over 50 caskets flown overnight to the stadium of the local Chapecoense soccer team, which was all but wiped out in an air crash Monday in Colombia.

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Chelsea's Brazilians lead tributes to Chapecoense victims 03 Dec 2016

LONDON Chelsea's Brazilian players led emotional Premier League tributes on Saturday to the victims of the Chapecoense football club who died in Monday's Colombian air crash.

Grieving Brazilian town receives bodies of soccer crash victims 03 Dec 2016

CHAPECO, Brazil, Dec 3 The Brazilian town of Chapeco, its buildings draped in the green colors of its devastated soccer club, prepared on Saturday to receive the bodies of victims of an air disaster in Colombia that killed 71 people and wiped out the team.

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Odebrecht apologises in ads for role in Brazil graft scandal 02 Dec 2016

BRASILIA Engineering conglomerate Odebrecht took out full-page advertisements in Brazil's main newspapers on Friday to apologise to Brazilians for its involvement in the country's biggest ever corruption scandal.