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Vote on whether to remove president nears in Brazil's Senate

Vote on whether to remove president nears in Brazil's Senate

Senators debate the fate of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff into the wee hours of Wednesday, then plan a short break before casting votes that will decide whether to remove her permanently as leader of Latin America's most populous country
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Trump to make quick trip to Mexico before immigration speech

Trump to make quick trip to Mexico before immigration speech

In a surprise move, Donald Trump will travel to Mexico on Wednesday to meet with President Enrique Pena Nieto, just hours before the Republican delivers a highly anticipated speech on immigration
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AP Explains: Brazil's president under impeachment trial

AP Explains: Brazil's president under impeachment trial

AP Explains: The trial to remove Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff from office is about more than fiscal laws
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3 men in line for Brazilian presidency accused of corruption

3 men in line for Brazilian presidency accused of corruption

Impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff have put a spotlight on corruption in the ranks of Brazil's lawmakers
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Budget maneuvers are basis of trial of Brazil's president

Budget maneuvers are basis of trial of Brazil's president

The trial of suspended President Dilma Rousseff is based on accusations that she illegally issued decrees to make government payments without congressional approval
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Mexico president to deliver annual report on a troubled year

Mexico president to deliver annual report on a troubled year

When Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto delivers his annual report to congress, he'll reflect on a year that's seen rising homicide rates, a slowed economy and a midterm electoral rout of his party
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Myanmar holds historic peace talks with ethnic groups

Myanmar holds historic peace talks with ethnic groups

Hundreds of representatives of Myanmar's ethnic tribes have gathered in the country's capital for historic peace talks with the government aimed at ending decades of separatist insurgencies that have claimed thousands of lives
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Australian senator caught napping still fan of press freedom

Australian senator caught napping still fan of press freedom

An Australian senator has fallen victim to the press freedom he champions when he was photographed snoozing on his first day in Parliament
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Asian stocks mixed ahead of US jobs data

Asian stocks mixed ahead of US jobs data

Asian stocks are mixed Wednesday in listless trading ahead of jobs data later this week and continued anticipation of higher interest rates in the U.S. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.8 percent to 16,857.07 in morning trading
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The Latest: Trump says immigrants taking minorities' jobs

The Latest: Trump says immigrants taking minorities' jobs

A day before his highly-awaited speech on immigration, Donald Trump is accusing people in the country illegally of taking minority workers' jobs
Updated: 4 hours ago