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Brazilian Senate Begins Session to Vote on Removal of Rousseff

A session of the Brazilian Senate devoted to the impeachment of suspended President Dilma Rousseff began.

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Russia Joins the Shale Game After Building Own Technology Thanks to Sanctions

Russia has made yet another technological breakthrough thanks to the Western sanctions: it has developed its own technologies for the exploration and production of hard to extract shale oil. This advance is even more significant given that the sanctions have stopped Russian oil companies from using western equipment.

Majority of UK Residents Support Burka Ban - Poll

Majority of the public (57%) support a ban on wearing the burka in the UK, whilst just 25% are against outlawing it, according to the poll.

Domo Arigato Mr. Abe: Why Japan is Backing Away From the Kuril Dispute

Analysts speaking to Sputnik and other Russian media outlets comment on Tokyo's announcement that it would cooperate with Russia economically regardless of progress on resolving the territorial dispute over the Kuril Islands.

UK Police Criticized for Lack of Transparency in Bahrain & Saudi Training Deals

The British College of Policing (CoP) which sets standards for UK Police Officers and also commercially offers worldwide training courses is currently under intense criticism after refusing to reveal the full details of its training deals with forces in Bahrain.

Trump's Immigration Speech: Can Racism and Hate Be a Path to White House?

On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker is joined by immigration attorney Alan Diamante ahead of Donald Trump's major immigration speech today in Arizona.

Is Hillary Clinton Already the World's Most Powerful Person?

A deep examination of the Clinton Foundation, the 1%'s rule of Corporations and Government, and a David Duke robo calls for Trump

As Clinton Courts Republicans, Senate Slips Away from Dems

Hillary Clinton’s bid to paint Donald Trump as a unique evil already appears to be paying off… for Republicans. The Sams take a look at the Democrats’ chances of taking back the Senate, in the wake of Clinton’s “Alt-Right Speech.”

Lavrov Expresses Russia's Concern Over Turkey-Led Military Operation in Syria

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov expressed Moscow's concern over the actions by the Turkish army and Ankara-backed opposition units in northern Syria and their potential impact on peace efforts in the Syrian conflict, according to the statement of the Russian Foreign Ministry.

25 British MPs Have Been Sent Death Threats Via Email

London's Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) are investigating a string of death threats made towards at least 25 MPs who have been singled out over email.

Innovation and Amazement: Cool Science on the International Space Station

The International Space Station (ISS) has been the bedrock of hundreds of experiments, with collaboration from all over the world which have led to DNA sequencing and major developments in health and scientific research.

Syrian Army Liberates Half of Territory of Air Force School in Southern Aleppo

Syrian armed forces and militia liberated over half of the territory of an air force school in Southern Aleppo, according to a RIA Novosti correspondent.

Russia's Gazprom Forecasts 2016 Gas Exports to Europe at Over 165 Bcm

Average export price forecast of Russia’s Gazprom company remained at $167-$171 per 1,000 cubic meters this year, according to the top manager at the firm's subsidiary Gazprom Export.

Saudi-Led Coalition Airstrike Kills 16 Civilians in Northern Yemen – Reports

Airstrikes of Saudi-led coalition killed another 16 civilians in Yemen, according to local media.

En Marche! Hollande Suffers Blow as Macron Triggers Presidential Chatter

Under fire French President Francois Hollande has suffered yet another blow ahead of next year's national elections with economy minister Emmanuel Macron resigning from the government, sparking speculation he will launch his own presidential bid.

Iran’s Women Get Green Light to Take Part in Motorsports

Iranian women have been given the go-ahead to take part in motorsports, according to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) citing Mahmud Seydanlu, the Federation’s chairman of motorcyclists and motorists.

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