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Vote on whether to remove president nears in Brazil's Senate
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) -- Senators debated the fate of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff into the wee hours of Wednesday, then planned a short break before casting votes that will decide whether to remove her permanently as leader of Latin America's most populous country....

Jewish avengers unapologetic for targeting Nazis after WWII
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) -- Seventy years after the most daring attempt of Jewish Holocaust survivors to seek revenge against their former tormentors, the leader of the plot has only one simple regret - that to his knowledge he didn't actually succeed in killing any Nazis....

Trump heading to Mexico ahead of immigration speech
EVERETT, Washington (AP) -- Donald Trump will be taking his first foreign trip as the Republican presidential nominee on Wednesday, making a quick visit to Mexico, a nation he derided as the home of rapists and criminals as he launched his campaign....

South Korea says top North Korean official executed
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea has executed a vice premier and banished two other top officials to rural areas for re-education, South Korean officials said Wednesday....

Slim pickings: Without EU laborers, who'll harvest UK fruit?
LONDON (AP) -- Ismigyul Ismetova wraps her muddy fingers around a plump raspberry, plucks it from the stalk and drops the fruit into a tray in a field in Suffolk, deftly completing a task that is too delicate for a machine....

US evaluating Taliban video of captive couple in Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- The State Department said Tuesday it is evaluating a video released by the Afghan Taliban showing a Canadian man and his American wife warning that their Afghan captors will kill them and their children unless the Kabul government ends its executions of Taliban prisoners....

Mexico president to deliver annual report on a troubled year
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- When President Enrique Pena Nieto delivers his annual report to congress, he'll reflect on a year that has seen rising homicide rates, a sluggish economy and a midterm electoral rout of his party....

Historic commercial flight from US to Cuba set to take off
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- The first commercial flight between the United States and Cuba in more than a half century is scheduled to fly from Fort Lauderdale to the central city of Santa Clara on Wednesday morning, re-establishing regular air service severed at the height of the Cold War....

Clashes subside in Syria between Turkish, Kurdish forces
BEIRUT (AP) -- Clashes between Turkey's military and Kurdish-backed Syrian forces subsided Tuesday evening after days of fighting between the two had frustrated efforts by a U.S.-led coalition to drive the Islamic State group from northern Syria....

Swiss: 17-year-old girl wounded in Aug. 13 train attack dies
GENEVA (AP) -- Swiss police say a 17-year-old girl who was wounded Aug. 13 after a man attacked passengers aboard a Swiss train with a knife and burning liquid has died of her injuries....

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Jewish avengers unapologetic for targeting Nazis after WWII