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Deepening crisis in Brazil

Yesterday afternoon a light plane carrying four passengers crashed into the sea off the coast of Rio de Janeiro. One of the bodies recovered was that of Teori Zavascki, the Supreme Court judge responsible for oversight of the Operation Carwash (Lava Jato) corruption investigations and judgement of cases against politicians who, by virtue of currently holding office, cannot be investigated and tried by judge Sergio Moro in his lower court in Curitiba. 1,435 more words

Politics

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has been given until Midday Friday (Gambian time) by West African leaders to relinquish power before Senegalese troops force-ably remove him from power, as the fall out from the Gambian Presidential election continues. 283 more words

Africa

Hundreds of U.S. Marines land in Norway

WORLD NEWS | Mon Jan 16, 2017 | 8:00pm EST

(Reuters) Some 300 U.S. Marines landed in Norway on Monday for a six-month deployment, the first time since World War Two that foreign troops have been allowed to be stationed there, in a deployment which has irked Norway’s Arctic neighbor Russia. 98 more words

The Ukrainian Coup

Obama escalates hostilities, sends large troop deployments to face Russian front

Lt. Gen Mark Hertling denies timing linked to Inauguration

Zagan, Poland (CNN)Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo welcomed US troops to her country at a formal ceremony Saturday, saying it was a “great day” that would help ensure Poland’s security. 116 more words

The Ukrainian Coup

Belated Christmas Gifts

I’m told that the problem with buying presents for me these days is that I’m an adult, and if I see something I want, I buy it. 634 more words