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Hundreds of security forces could be deployed again to a notorious maze of slums in northern Rio, home to a major 2010 police action, after the death of three officers, officials said Sunday. The area surrounding the Complexo do Alemao, a sprawling shantytown where police and armed forces fought in heavy 2010 clashes with drug traffickers controlling the zone, has been the site of three police deaths this year. Brazilian authorities have vowed to "take back" the Rio slums, known as favelas, from the drug lords ahead of June's World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games. "We open the doors to all institutions: the Navy, Army, Air Force, federal police... We will continue with the peace process and no one is going to stop us," Rio's state secretary of public security Jose Mariano Beltrame told O Globo newspaper.
CHICAGO (AP) — Joakim Noah had 20 points and 12 rebounds, D.J. Augustin scored 22 and the Chicago Bulls beat the Miami Heat 95-88 in overtime Sunday after Jimmy Butler blocked LeBron James at the end of regulation.