Crime doubts persist in Brazil ahead of events

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A police officer trains a bomb-sniffing dog near the National Stadium ahead of the Confederations Cup in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, June 12, 2013. The Confederations Cup will start on June 15. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Not even a day after his arrival in Rio de Janeiro and just hours after attending the Brazil-England soccer friendly at the city's legendary Maracana stadium, a sports columnist for the Daily Mail newspaper was held up at knifepoint as he strolled along Copacabana Beach. USA, LLC