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Brazil police, military take to the field for World Cup

RIO DE JANEIRO: A crowd of about 200 soccer fans awaited the Dutch national team on Monday outside its temporary home at the Caesar Park hotel, a 23-story tower along Rio de Janeiro's spectacular beachfront. But their orange jerseys, placards and party hats weren't the only thing odd at an entrance normally frequented by business executives and high-end tourists. How about the 18 Brazilian soldiers, in helmets and flak jackets, wielding clubs, stun guns, pistols, and rifles? Or the helicopter patrolling above the famous…