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Brazil protesters, police clash in first general strike in decades

SAO PAULO/BRASILIA,  (Reuters) – Brazilian protesters torched buses, clashed with police in several cities and marched on President Michel Temer’s Sao Paulo residence yesterday amid the nation’s first general strike in more than two decades.Unions called the strike to voice anger over Temer’s efforts to push austerity measures through congress, bills that would weaken labor laws and trim a generous pension system.

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