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  • Crimea Declares Independence from Ukraine
  • 16 Killed in Stampedes for Jobs in Nigeria
  • Fans Racially Abused Referee During Game in Brazil
  • Son of Egypt’s Ousted President Morsi to Be Tried for Drugs
  • 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Aftershock Hits Chile
  • Michelle Obama to Visit China Wednesday
  • Nigerian Author Adichie Wins Fiction Prize

Fans Racially Abused Referee During Game in Brazil

Esportivo, a southern Brazilian soccer team, was fined about $13,000 because a few of its fans called a referee a “monkey” and told him to “return to the jungle.” The team was ordered to play away from its stadium because of the incident. 

(Photo: AP Photo/Andre Penner, File)

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