Month – August 2016

Brazil's President Rousseff ousted from office by Senate - Yahoo News

Yahoo NewsBRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Brazil’s Senate on Wednesday voted to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, the culmination of a yearlong fight that paralyzed Latin America’s largest nation and exposed deep rifts among its people on everything from …Brazil’s Senate ousts Dilma Rousseff in impeachment voteCNNMichel Temer Seeks New Start as Brazil’s PresidentWall Street […]

Trump lands in Mexico for last-minute meeting with President Peña Nieto - Washington Post

Washington PostMEXICO CITY — U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump landed here in his private jet Wednesday for a hastily arranged meeting with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, according to local media reports, marking Trump’s first formal international trip …Live: Donald Trump Calls Mexican President ‘a Friend’New York TimesWhat’s behind Trump-Peña Nieto meeting?CNNDonald Trump Eases Terms […]

Brazil's Senate ousts Dilma Rousseff in impeachment vote - CNN

CNN(CNN) Brazil’s first female president is out of a job, but not barred from the ballot if she wants to run again. The South American country’s Senate voted 61-20 Wednesday to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office, finding her guilty of breaking …Michel Temer Seeks New Start as Brazil’s PresidentWall Street Journal“Parliamentary coup”: Impeachment of […]

Gabon's President Bongo re-elected, parliament set on fire - Reuters

ReutersGabon’s President Ali Bongo Ondimba votes during the presidential election in Libreville, Gabon, August 27, 2016. REUTERS/Gerauds Wilfried Obangome. 1/2. left. right. African Union Commission chairman Jean Ping arrives for the 18th African Union (AU) …Gabon parliament set ablaze after Bongo declared winnerYahoo NewsGabon: President Re-elected, Opposition Cries FraudVoice of AmericaGabon president re-elected; clashes, vandalism […]

Supreme Court won't reinstate North Carolina voter ID law - CNN

CNNWashington (CNN) The Supreme Court denied a request Wednesday from North Carolina to allow provisions of its controversial voting rights law to go back into effect. In a 4-4 split, justices left undisturbed a lower court opinion that struck down the law.US high court refuses to reinstate North Carolina voter ID requirementPoliticoSupreme Court Blocks Stricter […]

NFL apparently had no proof of PED use beyond the claims of Charles Sly - NBCSports.com

NBCSports.comThe statement clearing Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers, and James Harrison admits that the NFL found “no credible evidence” of a PED violation by the players. Which confirms that the NFL insisted that the three players submitted to interviews without …NFL clears James Harrison, Clay Matthew, Julius Peppers in Al-Jazeera PED investigationESPNNFL clears Harrison, Peppers, Matthews […]

US high court refuses to reinstate North Carolina voter ID requirement - Politico

PoliticoRALEIGH, N.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court refused Wednesday to reinstate North Carolina’s voter identification requirement and keep just 10 days of early in-person voting. The court rejected a request by Gov. Pat McCrory and other state officials to …Supreme Court blocks North Carolina voter ID lawThe HillSupreme Court Blocks Stricter Voting Rules in North […]

US Sues to Stop Deere From Buying Precision Planting - Fortune

FortuneThe Justice Department filed a lawsuit on Wednesday aimed at stopping Deere from buying Monsanto’s Precision Planting farm equipment business. Deere de said in a statement that it would fight the lawsuit, saying that the Justice Department’s antitrust …Justice Department Challenges Deere’s Planned Deal With MonsantoWall Street JournalU.S. Files Antitrust Suit Against Deere and MonsantoBloombergThe […]

What Drove Anthony Weiner to Destroy Himself? - Politico

PoliticoAnthony Weiner had everything to lose, and he lost it—first his career, and then his wife, Huma Abedin—all because of his apparent inability to stop sexting, a behavior I call cyber-exhibitionism. What kind of compulsion drives someone like Weiner …Stop Saying Huma Abedin ‘Finally’ Left Her HusbandHuffington PostThe Drudge factor in 2016: Providing the rumors, […]