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Brazil’s top prosecutor on May 3 asked the Supreme Court to open a probe into alleged obstruction of justice by President Dilma Rousseff, major Brazilian newspapers reported, in a potentially explosive twist to the country’s political crisis
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
US President Barack Obama offered his condolences Oct. 10 to President Erdoğan after terror attacks at a peace rally there killed at least 95 people and wounded more than 200
The state of Virginia late Oct.1 executed multiple murderer Alfredo Prieto, rejecting last minute court appeals from lawyers for the Salvadoran immigrant.
LONG BEACH, California - Reuters
Californian authorities on Oct. 8 agreed to allow SeaWorld San Diego to expand its orca habitat on the condition that it ceases its captive breeding program, despite calls for the whales to be released from captivity.
BRASILIA / ZURICH - Reuters
A group of lawmakers called for the resignation of the speaker of Brazil's lower house of Congress, Eduardo Cunha, on Oct.1 after Switzerland provided Brazilian prosecutors with details of Swiss bank accounts in his name.
BRASILIA - Agence France-Presse
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff suffered a new setback Oct. 7 when a court declared her government's accounting practices were illegal, handing ammunition to opponents threatening impeachment proceedings.
ROSEBURG, United States - Agence France-Press
A gunman went on a shooting rampage at a college in the US state of Oregon on Oct.1, killing 10 people and wounding seven before he died in a shootout with police.
MIAMI - Reuters
Missing cargo ship El Faro, hit by powerful Hurricane Joaquin, was undergoing engine room work before it sank off the Bahamas and one presumed crew member is confirmed dead, the ship's owner said on Oct. 5.
Congress and President Barack Obama steered the US government clear of a shutdown on Sept.30 hours before a midnight deadline, approving temporary federal spending that does not defund a women's health care provider as Republicans hoped.
Republican US presidential front-runner Donald Trump said on Sept.30 that he would send thousands of Syrian refugees back to their home country if he is elected in November.
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