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Brazil’s Pres Temer charged with corruption

(UPDATE - 10:10 a.m.) Brazil's top federal prosecutor charged President Michel Temer with taking multimillion-dollar bribes on Monday in a stinging blow to the unpopular leader and to political stability in Latin America's largest country.

Mexico’s attorney general to seek FBI’s help on government spying probe

Mexico's attorney general said on Monday it will request help from the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation to investigate accusations the administration of President Enrique Pena Nieto spied on private citizens.

U.S. to list China among worst human trafficking offenders – sources

The United States plans to place China on its global list of worst offenders in human trafficking and forced labor, said a congressional source and a person familiar with the matter, a step that could aggravate tensions with Beijing that have eased under President Donald Trump.
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London tower blocks evacuated as 27 buildings fail fire tests

LONDON - Britain said 27 high-rise apartment blocks had failed fire safety checks carried out after the deadly Grenfell Tower blaze, including several in...

Australia welcomes charges vs alleged brains of Bali bombings

Australia on Saturday welcomed charges against a Guantanamo Bay prisoner accused of masterminding the 2002 Bali bombings in which 202 people were killed, including 88 Australians.

100 feared buried in China landslide

A landslide on Saturday morning in China's southwestern Sichuan province has buried the homes of around 100 people, according to the official Xinhua news agency, citing local authorities.
Four Arab states that imposed a boycott on Qatar have issued an ultimatum to Doha to close Al Jazeera television, curb ties with Iran, shut a Turkish base and pay reparations, demands so far reaching it would appear to be hard for Doha to comply.

North Korea tests rocket engine – U.S. officials

North Korea has carried out another test of a rocket engine that the United States believes could be part of its program to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile, a U.S. official told Reuters on Thursday.
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Britain’s Prince Harry says no royal wants to be king, or queen

Prince Harry said on Thursday no one in Britain's royal family wants to be king or queen, and criticized a decision to force him...

Russians targeted 21 U.S. election systems – Homeland Security official

Russian hackers targeted 21 U.S. state election systems in the 2016 presidential race and a small number were breached but there was no evidence any votes were manipulated, a Homeland Security Department official told Congress on Wednesday.

Trump’s coal plan sends U.S. energy ‘back to the past’ – Vatican

U.S. President Donald Trump is sending U.S. energy production "back to the past" with disastrous decisions to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement and to promote the coal industry, a senior Vatican official said on Friday.

Camels caught up in Arab feud reunited with Qatari owners

Thousands of camels crossed Saudi Arabia's desert border into Qatar on Tuesday and were reunited with their owners after being stranded for days at a frontier shut because of a feud among Arab powers.

China tried, but failed, to help on North Korea – Trump

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Chinese efforts to persuade North Korea to rein in its nuclear program have failed, ratcheting up the rhetoric over the death of an American student who had been detained by Pyongyang.