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Brazil’s leader mounts defense to save his presidency

May 20, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Brazil’s President Michel Temer speaks during a national address from the Planalto Presidential Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil, Saturday, May 20, 2017. Temer is suggesting that an audio that purportedly recorded him supporting hush money for an ex-lawmaker has been doctored. Temer says his administration will petition the Supreme Federal Tribunal to...

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NKorea vows to strengthen nukes as US increases pressure

May 19, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis speaks at the Pentagon, Friday, May 19, 2017, to give an update on the Islamic State group. The U.S. is looking ahead toward a decisive battleground in its bid to destroy the Islamic State group, even as U.S.-backed local forces...

Iranians turn out in large numbers for closely watched vote

May 19, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Voters wait to get ballots to cast in the presidential and municipal council election at a polling station in Tehran, Iran, Friday, May 19, 2017. Iranians began voting Friday in the country’s first presidential election since its nuclear deal with world...

Rape inquiry dropped, WikiLeaks’ Assange remains in embassy

May 19, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gestures as he speaks on the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy, in London, Friday May 19, 2017. Assange has won his battle against extradition to Sweden, which wanted to question him about a rape allegation. He has spent...

US imposes sanctions on Venezuela Supreme Court

May 18, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

A water canon sprays at government protesters trying to reach the Interior Ministry, in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, May 18, 2017. The protest in Caracas comes after a tumultuous 24 hours of looting and protests in the western state of Tachira that led the...

US airstrike hits pro-Syria government forces for first time

May 18, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Residents walk through damaged streets at the mountain resort town of Zabadani in the Damascus countryside, Syria, Thursday, May 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar) BEIRUT (AP) — A U.S. airstrike struck pro-Syrian government forces that the coalition said...

French President Macron talks to Putin, faces media uproar

May 18, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

French President Emmanuel Macron, 2nd right, attends a cabinet meeting with his newly named ministers : Justice minister Francois Bayrou, right, Interior minister Gerard Collomb, 2nd left, and Foreign Affairs minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, at the Elysee Palace...

US: Venezuela crisis worsening, wants to prevent new Syria

May 17, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Demonstrators run on a closed highway during a national sit-in against President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, May 15, 2017. Opposition leaders are demanding immediate presidential elections. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano) UNITED NATIONS (AP) —...

Talks on airplane laptop ban end with no ban, more talks

May 17, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Aug. 11, 2006 file photo, passengers en route to London check in at Biarritz airport, southwestern France. U.S. and European officials will discuss Wednesday, May 17, 2017, plans to broaden a U.S. ban on in-flight laptops and tablets to include planes...

Iran’s top leader urges high turnout in presidential vote

May 17, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

In this March 21, 2017 file photo, released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei waves to a crowd in a trip to the northeastern city of Mashhad, Iran. In a televised speech Wednesday, May...