Brazil's Senate leader Renan Calheiros points to an exit as suspended President Dilma Rousseff looks to leave Senate chambers after addressing the lawmakers, at the start of a short recess of her own impeachment trial, in Brasilia, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016.<br>Eraldo Peres/AP

Brazil's President Rousseff ousted from office by Senate

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 race relations to social spending.

Canada restores its traditional UN peacekeeping role

The Canadian government is restoring the country's traditional U.N. peacekeeping role by providing up to 600 soldiers for missions around the world.

Official: Striking miners kill deputy minister in Bolivia

The fatal beating follows the killings of two protesters in clashes with police, deaths that likely escalated tensions in the strike.


Prisoner releases turn Guantanamo inmates into $6 million men

As the U.S. draws down the prison population by transferring inmates to friendly nations, the cost of housing terrorism suspects at the detention facility in Cuba has climbed to about $6 million per person, according to an analysis of Defense Department figures.

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