WSJ.com: World News 7 April 2018

Brazil's Ex-President Turns Himself in to Serve Jail Term

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva surrendered to police on Saturday to begin serving a 12-year jail sentence for corruption, ending an oft-tense televised saga that had riveted the nation for two days.

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Two Killed as Van Rams Into Crowd in Germany

At least two people were killed and six were seriously injured after a man drove a van into a group of people in the center of the western German city of Münster, police said. The suspected driver is dead.

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Fifteen Dead After Hockey Team's Bus Crashes in Canada

A passenger bus carrying a junior hockey team collided with a truck in northeastern Saskatchewan, killing 15 people and injuring a number of others, police said.

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Brazil Debates Fate of Millions of Idled Donkeys

So many of the formerly useful and still ubiquitous beasts of burden populate rural northeastern Brazil that they have become a problem—and, some hope, lucrative fodder for slaughterhouses filling China’s nearly insatiable demand.

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German Steel Town Fears U.S. Tariffs Would Deal Crushing Blow

A German steel mill that has long supplied Europe with wire used in construction could become a casualty of new U.S. tariffs on steel imports.

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Vatican Diplomat Arrested on Child Porn Suspicions

The Vatican arrested one of its own diplomats, Msgr. Carlo Alberto Capella, on suspicion of violating laws against child pornography, after having recalled him from the U.S. last year.

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Bollywood Star Salman Khan Granted Bail in Poaching Case

Bollywood actor Salman Khan was granted bail on Saturday by a local court as he appeals a conviction for killing two endangered antelopes.

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Palestinian Death Toll From Gaza Protests Rises to Eight

Demonstrations at the fence dividing the Gaza Strip and Israel turned deadly again, as Palestinians burned tires that sent up plumes of smoke and some tried to cross the border amid Israeli military gunfire.

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