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As he struggles to build support for his presidency, Brazil's new leader, Michel Temer, has been dogged by the kind of character issue that pollsters refer to as "a strong negative." Temer, rumor has it, is a devil worshiper. The origins of this falsehood are unclear. Temer, 75, a longtime politician, is a Christian of Maronite…

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