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Economy

Brazil 2016 fiscal goal hinges on new tax hike

Brazil will not reach its 2016 fiscal savings target unless Congress approves a new financial transaction tax scorned by the private sector, a senior government official told Reuters.

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Sports

Bolt secures third world sprint sweep

Usain Bolt secured a sweep of the sprint golds at a world championships for the third time when he helped Jamaica’s relay team to a fourth successive 4×100 metres title on Saturday.

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