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  • Rousseff’s presidency enters impeachment countdown

    In a ruthless and complex contest, supporters and opponents of Brazil’s first woman President raced to amass the votes that will either send her to trial in the Senate or torpedo the procedure. After a congressional committee voted to recommend Ms. Rousseff&rsq ....

    In a ruthless and complex contest, supporters and opponents of Brazil’s first woman President raced to amass the votes that will either send her to trial in the Senate or torpedo the procedure. After a congressional committee voted to recommend Ms. Rousseff&rsq ....

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  • Trump is a bully, says Ted Cruz

    Using some of the harshest rhetoric of the campaign to date, Mr. Cruz said his billionaire rival is a bad businessman who has been surrounded by sycophants his entire career. “Donald’s whole pitch is he’s a great businessman,” Cruz said in a w ....

    Using some of the harshest rhetoric of the campaign to date, Mr. Cruz said his billionaire rival is a bad businessman who has been surrounded by sycophants his entire career. “Donald’s whole pitch is he’s a great businessman,” Cruz said in a w ....

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  • ‘World’s longest-ever captured python dies after giving birth’

    The estimated eight-metre long snake was spotted on Thursday under a fallen tree on the island of Penang. It died on Sunday after giving birth, Herme Herisyam, operations chief for Penang’s Civil Defence Department’s southwest district. The current rec ....

    The estimated eight-metre long snake was spotted on Thursday under a fallen tree on the island of Penang. It died on Sunday after giving birth, Herme Herisyam, operations chief for Penang’s Civil Defence Department’s southwest district. The current rec ....

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  • Canada to offer formal apology for 1914 Komagata Maru tragedy

    Speaking at the Baisakhi celebration in Ottawa on Monday, Mr. Trudeau said that the Komagata Maru’s passengers were seeking refuge and better lives, “like millions of immigrants to Canada since”. “With so much to contribute to their new home, ....

    Speaking at the Baisakhi celebration in Ottawa on Monday, Mr. Trudeau said that the Komagata Maru’s passengers were seeking refuge and better lives, “like millions of immigrants to Canada since”. “With so much to contribute to their new home, ....

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  • ‘Pakistan policy to liberate Kashmir with jihadis has backfired’

    And even as its decades-old policy has backfired, the Pakistani establishment is reluctant to declare an all-out war against terrorist groups, Mr. Haqqani, the country’s former envoy to the U.S., told PBS in an interview. “Pakistan’s involvement wit ....

    And even as its decades-old policy has backfired, the Pakistani establishment is reluctant to declare an all-out war against terrorist groups, Mr. Haqqani, the country’s former envoy to the U.S., told PBS in an interview. “Pakistan’s involvement wit ....

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  • Alaska volcano ash cloud covers 400 miles; flights cancelled

    Pavlof Volcano, one of Alaska’s most active volcanoes, is 625 miles southwest of Anchorage on the Alaska Peninsula, the finger of land that sticks out from mainland Alaska toward the Aleutian Islands. The volcano in the 8,261-foot mountain erupted about 4 pm on ....

    Pavlof Volcano, one of Alaska’s most active volcanoes, is 625 miles southwest of Anchorage on the Alaska Peninsula, the finger of land that sticks out from mainland Alaska toward the Aleutian Islands. The volcano in the 8,261-foot mountain erupted about 4 pm on ....

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  • Bangladesh HC rejects plea against Islam as state religion

    The bench of Justice Naima Haider, Justice Quazi Reza-Ul Hoque, and Justice Ashraful Kamal passed the order this afternoon. In its order, the High Court said the petitioners do not have the right to file the writ petition, the Dhaka Tribune reported. After the pas ....

    The bench of Justice Naima Haider, Justice Quazi Reza-Ul Hoque, and Justice Ashraful Kamal passed the order this afternoon. In its order, the High Court said the petitioners do not have the right to file the writ petition, the Dhaka Tribune reported. After the pas ....

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  • Police officer shot at US Capitol, shooter taken in custody

    Initial reports said a police officer sustained minor injuries, but later reports from Capitol officials indicated there was no injury to any law enforcement officers. The event unfolded with Congress on recess and lawmakers back in their districts, but the Capitol c ....

    Initial reports said a police officer sustained minor injuries, but later reports from Capitol officials indicated there was no injury to any law enforcement officers. The event unfolded with Congress on recess and lawmakers back in their districts, but the Capitol c ....

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  • Pak launches military crackdown in Punjab after Lahore blast

    Intelligence agencies along with Army and Rangers personnel carried out a series of operations in different parts of Punjab, the country’s most populous province, a day after the suicide blast at a popular park in which 72 people, mostly women and children, were k ....

    Intelligence agencies along with Army and Rangers personnel carried out a series of operations in different parts of Punjab, the country’s most populous province, a day after the suicide blast at a popular park in which 72 people, mostly women and children, were k ....

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  • Decorum helps Trump in debate

    As other candidates, particularly Senator Marco Rubio, abandoned the practice of confronting Donald Trump, it was yet again advantageous for the front runner, who could get away without explaining specific claims or plans. His answers to most questions were typical, lik ....

    As other candidates, particularly Senator Marco Rubio, abandoned the practice of confronting Donald Trump, it was yet again advantageous for the front runner, who could get away without explaining specific claims or plans. His answers to most questions were typical, lik ....

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