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Brazil Expels 'N.Y. Times' Reporter

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Brazil Expels 'N.Y. Times' Reporter

Brazil Expels 'N.Y. Times' Reporter

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Brazil expels New York Times reporter Larry Rohter for suggesting in an article that Brazil President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has a drinking problem. The Brazilian government says Rohter's article was "a lie and offensive to the president." The Times says it believes the article was accurate. NPR's Martin Kaste reports.