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    Virus Ravages Brazil, Bolsonaro Investigated

    "So what? I'm sorry, but what do you want me to do?" That's what President Jair Bolsonaro asked reporters questioning him about Brazil's spiking coronavirus deaths, which hit a record 474 in one 24-hour period this week. Meanwhile, the country's Supreme Court authorized an investigation into Bolsonaro's alleged attempts to manipulate police — though the president has just named a family friend to lead the investigation. Polls show Brazilians are evenly split on impeachment, which toppled Bolsonaro's predecessor Dilma Rousseff four years ago, even as a third of the public continues to wholeheartedly support the president.

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