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Brazil declares "victory" -- in staging of Cup

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BRASíLIA - Although her country failed to net a sixth triumph, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Monday declared as a victory the giant nation's staging of the World Cup. 

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is pictured at Planalto Palace in Brasilia on July 14, 2014

The June 12-July 13 event, won Sunday by Germany, was "one of the world's most beautiful cups," Rousseff told a news conference assessing the event.

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