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Brazil Senate committee votes for Rousseff to stand trial | Reuters

May 06, 2016

Brazil Senate committee votes for Rousseff to stand trial | Reuters

BRASILIA A Senate committee recommended on Friday that Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff be put on trial by the full chamber for breaking budget laws, moving a step closer to the likely suspension of the leftist leader from office next week. Despite renewed promised by Rousseff on Friday to resist her removal, her chances for staying in office are dimming. #United States #Economy #markets #Argentina #United Kingdom #Entertainment
Trump says he would likely replace Fed chair Janet Yellen once her term ends

May 06, 2016

Trump says he would likely replace Fed chair Janet Yellen once her term ends

Donald Trump has said he has nothing against Janet Yellen but would likely replace her as Fed chair once her term is up. #United States #Republican #Yellen #Trump
US House Speaker Paul Ryan deals major blow to Trump unity efforts

May 06, 2016

US House Speaker Paul Ryan deals major blow to Trump unity efforts

US Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, the nation's top Republican, said Thursday he was not yet prepared to support Donald Trump as the party's presumptive presidential nominee, signalling a deep rift within the GOP. #United States #Donald Trump #George W. Bush #NewsTracker #GOP #Paul Ryan #Republican #Ted Cruz #John Kasich #US Speaker
Brazil Supreme Court removes lower house speaker Cunha | Reuters

May 06, 2016

Brazil Supreme Court removes lower house speaker Cunha | Reuters

BRASILIA Brazil's Supreme Court removed the speaker of the lower house of Congress on Thursday on charges of obstructing a corruption investigation, days before an impeachment process that he engineered was expected to oust President Dilma Rousseff. The removal of Eduardo Cunha, a bitter rival of Rousseff and one of Brazil's most divisive public figures, was the latest in a series of political earthquakes in South America's largest country as it struggles with a sweeping corruption scandal and the worst recession in decades #Politics #United States #Economy #markets #Argentina #article
Israel says found second Hamas tunnel from Gaza since 2014 war | Reuters

May 06, 2016

Israel says found second Hamas tunnel from Gaza since 2014 war | Reuters

SUFA, Israel Israel's military said it had discovered a cross-border tunnel on Thursday built by the Islamist group Hamas from the Gaza Strip during a rare flare-up of violence along a border that has been largely quiet since a 2014 war. Gaza hospital officials said a 54-year-old woman had been killed and a man wounded by fragments of an Israeli tank shell fired near Rafah during the violence, which erupted on Wednesday #United States #India #Middle East #Israel #article
U.S. House Speaker Ryan says he is not ready to endorse Trump - CNN | Reuters

May 06, 2016

U.S. House Speaker Ryan says he is not ready to endorse Trump - CNN | Reuters

WASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday he is not ready to support or endorse Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. #United States #France #Middle East #United Kingdom #Election #article
U.S. House Speaker Ryan says he is not ready to endorse Trump - CNN | Reuters

May 06, 2016

U.S. House Speaker Ryan says he is not ready to endorse Trump - CNN | Reuters

WASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday he is not ready to support or endorse Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. #United States #France #Health #markets #United Kingdom #Entertainment #article
Truce takes hold in Aleppo but fighting goes on elsewhere in Syria

May 05, 2016

Truce takes hold in Aleppo but fighting goes on elsewhere in Syria

A cessation of hostilities agreement brokered by Russia and the United States brought a measure of relief to the battered Syrian city of Aleppo on Thursday #United States #Syria #NewsTracker #Russia #Bashar al-Assad #Aleppo
US flags concern on human rights violations in Pakistan

May 05, 2016

US flags concern on human rights violations in Pakistan

The US has said it is concerned about the allegations of gross violations of human rights in Pakistan by its security forces during its counter-terrorism operations. #United States #US #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Human Rights #Aftab Ahmed #Capitol Hill #MQM #Mutahidda Qaumi Movement