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Brazil Suffers Setbacks In Lead Up To World Cup

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The World Cup draw happens Friday in Brazil, but the host nation faces a number of challenges before the games start next year. The World Cup body FIFA says three stadia will not be ready by the year-end deadline, a Sao Paulo prosecutor has opened an investigation into possible FIFA racism, and Brazil is facing security concerns in Rio de Janeiro.
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