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Brazil police fire tear gas at anti-World Cup protesters

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Police in the Brazilian capital fired tear gas Tuesday to break up a protest by Indian chiefs and groups opposed to the money being spent to host the World Cup. 

Brazilian natives from different ethnic groups protest in front of the Planalto palace, the official workplace of Brazil's Presidency in Brasilia on May 27, 2014

About 1,000 protesters rallying for causes ranging from indigenous rights to housing for the homeless gathered in Brasilia's government square and began marching toward the city's World Cup stadium.

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