Brazilian protesters call for embattled president’s ouster


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A demonstrator with the Portuguese words "Temer out" holds still for someone else applying lip gloss during protest demanding the impeachment of Brazil's President Michel Temer in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016. Protesters expressed outrage at a host of Temer's policies, including the government's proposal to cap spending to rein in the deficit. (AP Photo/Andre Penner) A demonstrator with the Portuguese words “Temer out” holds still for someone else applying lip gloss during protest demanding the impeachment of Brazil’s President Michel Temer in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016. Protesters expressed outrage at a host of Temer’s policies, including the government’s proposal to cap spending to rein in the deficit. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

SAO PAULO (AP) — Protesters massed in Brazil’s largest city Sunday to call for the president to be removed from office and express outrage at a host of his policies, while the embattled leader tried to head off some of their criticism.

President Michel Temer has suffered a continual drip of scandal and high-level resignations since he took office six months ago. But on Friday a scandal touched him directly for the first time amid allegations he abused his power to do a personal favor for one of his Cabinet ministers. He…

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