Prosecutors told Amazonia Real that federal police and the Public Prosecutor's office were investigating the killings of an unspecified number of indigenous people reportedly killed in August in the Sao Paulo.
The increase in GDP surprised analysts polled earlier by financial newspaper Valor who'd been expecting no movement for the second quarter of the year. In the first quarter, Latin America's biggest economy expanded one percent.
Officer Fabio Jose Cavalcante was shot dead while on duty in Baixada Fluminense, a poor, high-crime suburb of Rio, which hosted the Summer Olympics last year.
But Brazilian President Michel Temer has given the nod to a more literal sense of riches -- mineral extraction -- leaving environmentalists and activists including Gisele Bundchen up in arms.
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The presidential election won't take place until October 2018 and the many potential candidates are still keeping below the radar. Campaigning is not even officially allowed.
The 25-year-old wants to leave the fight with Brazilian authorities behind him as he prepares for a new professional life with Paris Saint-Germain after his record $261 million (222 million euro) transfer buyout from FC Barcelona, Neymar's lawyer Marcos Neder told a press conference.
Temer's demand for Rodrigo Janot to withdraw from the explosive corruption scandal probe was the latest blow in a fierce struggle between the presidency and judiciary.
Five favelas were targeted by police and 3,600 of the approximately 8,500 troops recently deployed to Rio in a swoop starting at 4:00 am (0700 GMT), the Rio state security service said in a statement.
Michel Temer says his government would continue to work to restore economic growth
Net profit rose 37 percent from the April-June period last year to 1.75 billion euros, in line with forecasts of analysts surveyed by the Factset financial data provider.
"It's a unique memorial, containing the last remaining vestiges of the slaves' arrival," said anthropologist Milton Guran.
The bribery charge filed by Prosecutor General Rodrigo Janot swept Temer into the forefront of a giant graft scandal that has engulfed Latin America's biggest country over the last three years.
The report in Veja magazine on Friday quoted an unnamed aide to Temer saying that the Brazilian Intelligence Agency, known as Abin, had been tasked with finding compromising material on Supreme Court Justice Edson Fachin.
Police filmed the aide, Rodrigo Rocha Loures, in March running from a Sao Paulo pizza restaurant parking lot to a taxi with a black suitcase containing 500,000 reais, about $152,500.
Police said they were serving warrants linked to unrelated criminal investigations when they came under gunfire at the Santa Lucia farming estate, some 860 kilometers (530 miles) from Belem, capital of Para state.
Street protests called by leftist groups around the country also appeared to have had only a modest impact, further easing the sense of intense crisis for the center-right president.
A source close to the matter confirmed that the investigation was under way, without giving further details.
Temer needs to maintain sufficient backing in Congress to ward off calls for his impeachment barely a year after he took over in the wake of his predecessor Dilma Rousseff's own impeachment.