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Federal police says it has evidence Brazil's Temer received bribes

Federal police says it has evidence Brazil's Temer received bribes

Temer also took aim at the confession agreement reached by Batista and federal investigators, which led to the Supreme Court opening an investigation against the president for obstruction of justice and passive corruption. Cunha, who's now in jail, used to refer to Temer as his superior, Joesley Batista said to the magazine. Temer was expected to hold a joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday.


US spy satellites detect activity at North Korean nuclear test site

US spy satellites detect activity at North Korean nuclear test site

Multiple US officials told CNN they are checking on what the President meant in his latest tweet about how China's efforts in North Korea have "not worked out". We'll continue to apply that. USA officials have known that the site is ready to conduct an underground test for some time. Tillerson already has spoken of ramping up pressure on North Korea to try to change the calculus on the part of Pyongyang, Thornton said.



UK's May Uses Downing Street Back Entrance After Election Debacle

Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka of the Czech Republic told Czech Television that "now it will be necessary to wait for who will form a government and what this government will bring to negotiations over Brexit ", Reuters reports . Corbyn's Labour Party now has 262 seats. A buoyant Corbyn piled on pressure for May to resign, saying people have had enough of austerity politics and cuts in public spending.



Republican Karen Handel wins Georgia House seat in key contest

Polls closed at 7:00 pm (2300 GMT). A former Georgia secretary of state, Handel pitched herself to voters as an experienced politician with deep roots in Georgia . Jon Ossoff supporters Carolyn Hill and Candace Walker. Handel emphasized that Republican pedigree often in her campaign and again in her victory speech.



Qatar launches new shipping routes to Oman amid food shortage fears

Qatar has come under intense pressure from Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, the Maldives, and Egypt - all of which have broken off ties with Doha - and the U.S. Iran has opened its airspace to Qatari flights after Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and UAE all closed off inbound flights from the country. Some analysts believe the Saudi anger at Qatar is rather because Doha acts more independently of Riyadh in its foreign policy, including in relations with Iran.