Harsh sentences for IS sympathizers in Brazil test new law

After months of trading messages on social media praising violence by the Islamic State militant group, Leonid El Kadre de Melo said it was time to act. "I want to be clear," he wrote in a message recovered by Brazilian authorities on the eve of the Rio 2016 Olympics. "My intention is to put together a real and concrete group" to launch attacks. While de Melo's defenders portray that message as a bit of social media bravado, it alarmed Brazilian officials worried that the global Games could...