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BRAZIL POLITICS: Prosecutor Janot to Charge Temer for Bribery

BRAZIL POLITICS: Prosecutor Janot to Charge Temer for Bribery 0

Lawmakers in Temer’s alliance say they have the one-third of lower-house votes required to block any charges against Temer.

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USA POLITICS: Karen Handel Wins Most Expensive Congressional Race in History

USA POLITICS: Karen Handel Wins Most Expensive Congressional Race in History 0

“Tonight I stand before you honored at the privilege and high responsibility you have given me,” Handel told a boisterous crowd that chanted Trump’s name.

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USA POLITICS: Bitter and Angry, Democrats Squabble Over Trump Impeachment Plan

USA POLITICS: Bitter and Angry, Democrats Squabble Over Trump Impeachment Plan 0

Representative Al Green (D-Texas) stood in solidarity with Sherman, saying, Trump “continues to validate the reasons why he should be impeached.”

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USA POLITICS: Trump Waives Law Requiring US Embassy in Jerusalem

USA POLITICS: Trump Waives Law Requiring US Embassy in Jerusalem 0

“President Donald Trump signed the waiver under the Jerusalem Embassy Act and delayed moving US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem,” White House.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Brazilians Demand Temer’s Resignation

BRAZIL POLITICS: Brazilians Demand Temer’s Resignation 0

Temer could also be forced out if an electoral court annuls the 2014 re-election of Rousseff and Temer, her running mate, on accusations the ticket was funded by illegal campaign donations.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Allies Temer Prepare for ‘The Day After’

BRAZIL POLITICS: Allies Temer Prepare for ‘The Day After’ 0

Temer’s coalition partners and members of his own party are seeking agreement on a caretaker to replace the scandal-plagued president, who they see as too damaged to govern.

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RUSSIA POLITICS: Trump Did Not Divulge Secrets to Russia: Putin Offers Transcript to Prove it

RUSSIA POLITICS: Trump Did Not Divulge Secrets to Russia: Putin Offers Transcript to Prove it 0

President Putin deployed his trademark sarcasm on Wednesday to make clear he thought the accusation that Trump had divulged secrets absurd.

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USA POLITICS: Al Green Democratic Congressman First to Call for Trump Impeachment in US Congress

USA POLITICS: Al Green Democratic Congressman First to Call for Trump Impeachment in US Congress 0

Al Green, of Texas, told fellow representatives in Congress declares: “This is where I stand. I will not be moved. The President must be impeached.”

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INDIA POLITICS: 63-Page Political Chargesheet Presented By BJP Against Siddaramaiah Government

INDIA POLITICS: 63-Page Political Chargesheet Presented By BJP Against Siddaramaiah Government 0

Accusing the Siddaramaiah government of bad governance, corruption and betraying the people’s trust, the chargesheet lists its 29 major lapses.

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USA POLITICS: Democrats Going to Extreme Lengths to Conceal DNC 2016 Election Problems

USA POLITICS: Democrats Going to Extreme Lengths to Conceal DNC 2016 Election Problems 0

After five month wait, Sean Patrick Maloney presented his reports to lawmakers at a members-only event at Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) headquarters.

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USA POLITICS: Congress Passes Stopgap Legislation to Avert Government Shutdown

USA POLITICS: Congress Passes Stopgap Legislation to Avert Government Shutdown 0

The bill in the Republican-led Congress provides federal funding until May 5, allowing lawmakers to hammer out legislation over the next few days to keep the government funded for the rest of the fiscal year that ends Sept. 30.

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PARAGUAY POLITICS: Official: Horacio Cartes Will Not Run in 2018 Election

PARAGUAY POLITICS: Official: Horacio Cartes Will Not Run in 2018 Election 0

Cartes, a former soft-drink and tobacco executive, said his decision not to run was inspired by Pope Francis’s call for peace and dialogue in Paraguay.

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USA POLITICS: Americans Name Dissatisfaction With Government as Top Problem: POLL

USA POLITICS: Americans Name Dissatisfaction With Government as Top Problem: POLL 0

This is by far the problem U.S. adults most frequently mention, followed by healthcare, immigration and the economy. Americans have often named government dissatisfaction as the top problem in the nation.

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USA POLITICS: ‘Ossoff Can Win’: McElhannon Republican Strategist Says

USA POLITICS: ‘Ossoff Can Win’: McElhannon Republican Strategist Says 0

“I’ve never seen Democrats here so engaged, and it’s Donald Trump who got us so engaged,” said Carolyn Hadaway a veteran party activist in Georgia.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer to Revise Pension Reform Proposal to Secure Approval

BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer to Revise Pension Reform Proposal to Secure Approval 0

Temer authorized lawmaker sponsoring the plan to alter its terms as long as he maintains the bill’s minimum retirement age. He did not specify what changes could take place.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Lawmakers Vote to Regulate Uber, Other Apps

BRAZIL POLITICS: Lawmakers Vote to Regulate Uber, Other Apps 0

Brazil Politics news: Majority of lawmakers approved the main text of the bill and voted on specific items that still need to be cleared in the Senate.

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BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer Faces Perfect Storm in April

BRAZIL POLITICS: Temer Faces Perfect Storm in April 0

Temer’s reform of Brazil’s social security system – key to his plans to restore fiscal discipline – also faces a first vote in committee by mid-April.

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INDIA POLITICS: CK Jaffer Shareef Endorses Mohan Bhagwat For President

INDIA POLITICS: CK Jaffer Shareef Endorses Mohan Bhagwat For President 0

CK Jaffer Shareef to Prime Minister Narendra Modi: “I personally feel nobody should find fault with Mohan Bhagwat’s name being considered for President.”

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PARAGUAY POLITICS: Rodrigo Quintana Dies By Police Bullet After Violent Clashes

PARAGUAY POLITICS: Rodrigo Quintana Dies By Police Bullet After Violent Clashes 0

“We are saddened by what is happening, but it’s the usual politics,” Lea Gimenez, Paraguay’s vice minister for economic affairs said.

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COLOMBIA POLITICS: Santos Nominates Oscar Naranjo Vice President

COLOMBIA POLITICS: Santos Nominates Oscar Naranjo Vice President 0

President Juan Manuel Santos nominated Oscar Naranjo the former national police chief and peace negotiator to focus on security in the Andean nation.

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