Tight security at Olympics #OpeningCeremony after protests threatened to shake Games

August 5, 2016 10:28 PM

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Security was tight Saturday at the Olympics opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro after Friday late night's protests by thousands of Brazilians angry at political upheaval, corruption and the cost of the Games.

The crowds were in party mode at the city's iconic Maracana stadium, with people wrapped in national flags excited to kick off the sporting extravaganza.

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