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RIO DE JANEIRO | Brazil campaign in doubt after leading candidate stabbed

RIO DE JANEIRO  — A leading Brazilian presidential candidate who was wounded in a stabbing will be hospitalized for at least a week, doctors said, even as allies argued Friday that the attack would only make him stronger in an increasingly polarized campaign ahead of next month’s election. A knife-wielding man stabbed far-right congressman Jair … Continue reading RIO DE JANEIRO | Brazil campaign in doubt after leading candidate stabbed

TEHRAN, Iran | The Latest: Idlib residents protest pending Syria offensive

TEHRAN, Iran— The Latest on Syria talks in Iran (all times local): 3:40 p.m. The presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey have begun a summit on Syria as a bloody offensive on Idlib province looms, despite warnings from the U.S. and others not to launch the attack. The summit Friday between Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, … Continue reading TEHRAN, Iran | The Latest: Idlib residents protest pending Syria offensive

MIAMI | Police: 2 FIU football players shot, assailant at large

MIAMI — Two FIU football players were shot Thursday afternoon, and police said they were looking for who was responsible for what they called a drive-by attack. Opa-locka (Florida) police chief James Dobson identified the players as running back Anthony Jones and offensive lineman Mershawn Miller. Jones was shot in the face and back, while … Continue reading MIAMI | Police: 2 FIU football players shot, assailant at large

RIO DE JANEIRO | Brazil presidential candidate Bolsonaro stabbed during event

RIO DE JANEIRO — Jair Bolsonaro, a leading presidential candidate in Brazil, was stabbed during a campaign event on Thursday, though officials and his son said the injury was not life-threatening. Numerous videos on social media showed Bolsonaro, whose far-right platform includes cracking down on crime in Latin America’s largest nation, being stabbed with a … Continue reading RIO DE JANEIRO | Brazil presidential candidate Bolsonaro stabbed during event