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Policemen stand in front of the Banco do Brasil branch after a shootout...

Bank robbery shootout in Brazil kills 14

Fourteen people including six hostages were killed early on Friday in a shootout between police and bank robbers attempting to blow up ATMs at two banks in a small town in northeastern Brazil, authorities said.

FILE PHOTO: Brazil's President-elect Jair Bolsonaro arrives to a meeting in...

Brazil's Bolsonaro to tackle pension overhaul piecemeal

Right-wing President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he plans to tackle the overhaul of Brazil's fiscally burdensome pension system with piecemeal reforms that can pass Congress, starting with an increase in the minimum age of retirement.