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After revelations that the NSA has been engaging in corporate and political espionage in Brazil, President Dilma Rousseff has made it clear her country will not stand for such a violation. Tuesday, at the opening of the U.N. General Assembly, she gave a scathing speech assailing the agency's surveillance.

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Calling the US government's spying on Brazilian officials "a grave matter, an assault on national sovereignty and individual rights, and incompatible with relations between friendly nations," the South American country has pulled out of the only White House state dinner scheduled this year.

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