• Eight Ways Trump’s Presidency Made History

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    Donald Trump has made history as the 45th president of the United States. And whether you love or loathe him, it’s a fact that the Republican has set a range of records. From his age to his bank balance, via his notable lack of pets – here are just some of “The Donald’s” historic “firsts”….

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  • CIA: Russia Helped Donald Trump Win US Presidential Election

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    The CIA has concluded that Russia intervened in the 2016 election to help President-elect Donald Trump win the White House, and not just to undermine confidence in the U.S. electoral system, a senior U.S. official said on Friday. U.S. intelligence agencies have assessed that as the 2016 presidential campaign drew on, Russian government officials devoted…

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  • Finally, Brazil’s President Rousseff Impeached

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    Brazil’s Senate removed President Dilma Rousseff from office on Wednesday for breaking budgetary laws, ending an impeachment process that has polarized the scandal-plagued country and paralyzed its politics for nine months. Senators voted 61-20 to convict Rousseff for illegally using money from state banks to boost public spending, putting an end to 13 years of…

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  • Clinton Leads Trump By 12 Points In Reuters/Ipsos Poll

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    Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton leads Republican rival Donald Trump by 12 percentage points among likely voters, her strongest showing this month, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released this week. The Aug. 18-22 poll showed that 45 percent of voters supported Clinton, while 33 percent backed Trump ahead of the Nov. 8 election. Clinton,…

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  • Pope’s Comments On Modern Marriage Raise Storm Of Criticism

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    Pope Francis has said the “great majority” of Catholic marriages being celebrated today are invalid because couples do not fully realize it is a lifetime commitment, drawing sharp criticism from Church conservatives. The pope, who has come under fire before for making spontaneous comments about doctrinal matters, was speaking at a question-and-answer session with priests,…

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  • EU Envoy To Turkey Resigns – EU Delegation Official

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    The European Union’s top envoy to Turkey has resigned, an official from his delegation said on Tuesday, a month after he was summoned by Turkey’s foreign ministry over comments critical of Ankara’s handling of a landmark migration deal. Hansjoerg Haber’s resignation comes amid fraught relations between the EU and Ankara, with Brussels desperate to keep…

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