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Brazil police arrest Lula minister in bribery scandal

CURITIBA, Brazil (Reuters) - Brazilian federal police on Monday arrested former government minister Jose Dirceu, one of the most senior members of the ruling Workers' Party to be detained so far in a corruption scandal engulfing state-run oil company Petrobras.

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Oil sinks to six-month low amid weak data, slump in gasoline

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil sank to six-month lows on Monday with Brent crude falling below $50 a barrel on sluggish U.S. and Chinese economic data and bets for weaker gasoline consumption in the United States after tearaway demand earlier in the summer.

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Banderas depicts ordeal of trapped Chilean miners in 'The 33'

(Reuters) - Spanish actor Antonio Banderas is bringing the ordeal of 33 Chilean miners trapped underground for more than two months to the cinema screen, five years after the drama of their rescue gripped TV viewers around the world.

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Hosszu sets 200m medley world record

KAZAN, Russia (Reuters) - Hungary's Katinka Hosszu set a world record for the women’s 200 meters individual medley at the world swimming championships on Monday.

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China state fund CIC invests in taxi app Didi Kuaidi: source

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's sovereign wealth fund has invested an unspecified amount in Didi Kuaidi, China's dominant ride-hailing app which is competing against U.S. firm Uber Technologies, a person with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday.

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