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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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    U.S. Must Protect National Security, Not Demonize Muslims – Clinton

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    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, speaking on Monday after the massacre in a Florida nightclub, said the United States must find a way to keep the country safe without demonizing Muslim Americans. Clinton called for “statesmanship, not partisanship” in the aftermath of the shooting in Orlando while Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee, urged the…

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