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  • Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff

    After a marathon session that lasted for more than 20 hours, Brazil’s senate voted in favor of an impeachment trial for President Dilma Rousseff, putting an end to 13 years of governance by the left-wing Workers’ Party. 

    LAST UPDATE : May 12, 2016, 8:39 AM EDT