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Bolsonaro suggests life imprisonment sentences in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is suggesting that Brazil should consider allowing life prison sentences.

The far-right president made the comment in a tweet Tuesday that referred to a recent case in which a little boy was butchered by his mother and her partner.

Bolsonaro called it a "shocking" crime, then added: "It's one of many cruel crimes that happen in Brazil and make us think that unfortunately our constitution doesn't allow for life in prison.Read more on NewsOK.com

Brazil transgender soccer team fights prejudice

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — On a late May afternoon, the Bigtboys soccer team played its first match, a friendly game on a flood-lit neighborhood pitch bordered by chain-link fencing.

With only four months of weekly training in the bag, the Bigtboys lost 9-1 to the more established Alligaytors.Read more on NewsOK.com

Cristiane’s hat trick give Brazil 3-0 win over Jamaica

GRENOBLE, France (AP) — Cristiane scored all three goals and Brazil spoiled Jamaica's first-ever Women's World Cup match with a 3-0 victory on Sunday.

The veteran forward's goal in the 64th minute for the hat trick came on a free kick that curled just under the crossbar.Read more on NewsOK.com