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Brazil's president says corruption charge is 'soap opera'
Brazil's president has called corruption allegations against him a "soap opera plot" and is seeking to cast doubt on the motivations of the country's top prosecutor a day after a scathing indictment was issued against the leader
What's next for Brazil's Temer following corruption charge?
Embattled in Congress, unpopular on the streets and now charged by a top prosecutor
Brazil's crisis deepens as president accused of corruption
President Michel Temer is expressing defiance in the face of possible corruption charges, the lowest approval rating for a Brazilian leader in a generation and calls for his resignation
Brazil federal police accuse president of getting bribes
Brazil's federal police say investigators have found evidence President Michel Temer received bribes to help businesses, raising a new threat that the embattled leader could be suspended pending a corruption trial
Fidel Castro Dead at 90: World Leaders, Public Figures React
Following the announcement by Cuban president Raul Castro late Friday that his brother, former Cuban leader Fidel Castro has died at 90, several world leaders expressed their condolences: Vladimir Putin , the Russian president, sent a telegram to Raul Castro. The unusually impassioned communiqué
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff Impeached
The Brazilian Senate today voted to impeach embattled President Dilma Rousseff . Sixty-one senators voted in favor of permanently removing Rousseff from office; 20 voted against her impeachment. She had been suspended from office since May. Once praised for “setting a global standard” on fighting
Rio welcomes world with Gisele, sultry music, plea for conservation
RIO DE JANEIRO -- With fireworks forming the word "Rio" in the sky and supermodel Gisele Bundchen shimmering to the tune of "The Girl From Ipanema," Rio de Janiero welcomed the world to the first Olympic Games in South America with a serious message underlying the celebration: Let's take care of
Rio's Security Situation Deteriorates Ahead of Olympic Games
With just five weeks to go until the Olympic Games open in Rio de Janeiro, the security situation in the Brazilian city is deteriorating by the day. A dismembered foot and other human body parts were spotted on the shore of Rio’s famous Copacabana beach near the Olympic beach volleyball venue. The
Colangelo wants Coach K to take over as managing director of USA men's team
Jerry Colangelo wants Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski to succeed him as the managing director of the United States men's basketball national team after the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Colangelo said on ESPN Radio's Capital Games podcast Tuesday, in an interview that will air in its entirety next week, that
Brazil Faces Slew of Problems Ahead of Olympics Opening Ceremony
As the opening ceremony to the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro fast approaches, Brazil faces a slew of problems that could overshadow the highly-anticipated games. Here are some of the major issues plaguing Brazil less than 100 days before games commence: The Zika 'Health Disaster'