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Brazil’s ex-president ‘Lula’ da Silva in police custody

Associated Press Published 6:34 p.m. ET April 7, 2018 Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva greets supporters in front of the metal workers union headquarters in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil, Saturday, April 7, 2018. Da Silva, the once wildly popular leader, who rose from poverty to lead Latin America's largest nation, had…

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Fire breaks out at Trump Tower

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Fire trucks arrive outside Trump Tower on New York's Fifth Avenue A fire has broken out at Trump Tower in New York, with black smoke and flames seen billowing from the building. The New York Fire Department (NYFD) said it was responding and that one person was reportedly seriously…

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Brazil’s Lula surrenders to police

Brazil's former president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has surrendered to police to begin serving a 12-year sentence for corruption. It follows a two-day stand-off that saw him take refuge in a steelworkers' union building after missing a court deadline to hand himself in. The 72-year-old walked out of the building near Sao Paolo and…

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