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Rio de Janeiro police strike a danger for Carnival

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Police officers in Brazil's Rio state have voted to go on strike even though legislators approved a big pay raise hours before the strike vote.

The walkout could prompt violence during the globe's biggest Carnival bash, and authorities say they will deploy thousands of soldiers into the streets of Rio de Janeiro to provide security.

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