An activist protests, dressed with a mask of Brazil's President Michel Temer, as he holds fake 100 Brazilian Real notes and a sign that reads in Portuguese "I buy votes," at the arrivals area of the airport in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. Temer faces a congressional vote on his future Wednesday, a showdown coming in a month dreaded by leaders of Latin America's largest nation. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
August 02, 2017 - 3:08 am
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — President Michel Temer appeared to have the upper-hand Wednesday going into a key vote by the lower chamber of Brazil's Congress on whether to suspend him and put him on trial over an alleged bribery scheme to line his pockets. Despite a 5 percent approval rating in opinion...
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FILE - In this July 21, 2017 file photo, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks at the State Department in Washington. Tillerson says neither he nor President Donald Trump is "very happy" about new sanctions on Russia that Congress has voted to put in place. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
August 02, 2017 - 3:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The top American diplomat put the onus on Russia to take steps to repair flagging relations with the United States, even as he conceded that congressional sanctions would pose a new obstacle. Holding out hope for warmer ties, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said he'd meet with...
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Bolivarian National Guards stand guard inside the perimeters of the National Assembly in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, July 31, 2017. Electoral authorities said more than 8 million people voted Sunday to create a constitutional assembly endowing President Nicolas Maduro's ruling party with virtually unlimited powers - a figure widely disputed by independent analysts. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
August 02, 2017 - 3:04 am
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro's government says it is close to convening a special assembly endowed with powers to rewrite the constitution, override other branches of government and punish opposition leaders. Two of his leading foes already were dragged from their homes by...
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FILE - In this April 7, 2017, file photo Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, left, listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a bilateral meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla. Tillerson hasn’t always seen eye-to-eye with his boss. But Trump’s top diplomat he says he’s comfortable in his job and in his relationship with the commander in chief. Speaking to reporters at a nearly hour-long news conference at the State Department on Aug. 1, Tillerson sought to dispel speculation that he is frustrated and looking for a way out. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
August 02, 2017 - 2:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has offered reassurance to North Korea that "we are not your enemy," though he wants help from China to push for conditions that can lead to talks with the North. He said Tuesday the United States does "not seek a regime change. We do not seek a...
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August 02, 2017 - 2:50 am
WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — Police in Rhode Island are asking people to be on the lookout for a goat that wandered off a landscaping job. Warwick police say the goat, which goes by the names Sammy and Frank, turned up missing during a post-work head count on Tuesday. He is owned by The Goatscaping Company...
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Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts (30),center, celebrates with his players after defeating the Atlanta Braves in a baseball game Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, in Atlanta. The Dodgers won 3-2. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
August 02, 2017 - 2:44 am
A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ NO STOPPING THEM Yasiel Puig and the Dodgers try for their third 10-game winning streak this season when they face Julio Teheran (7-9, 5.09 ERA) and the Braves in Atlanta. Los Angeles, which has the best record in the majors at 75-31, won...
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Connecticut head coach Geno Auriemma, from right, Katie Lou Samuelson, Azura Stevens and other players attend the Under-23 USA Basketball training camp in Colorado Springs, Colo., Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Doug Feinberg)
August 02, 2017 - 2:40 am
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies haven't watched last season's Final Four loss to Mississippi State. They are focusing on the future more than dwelling on the past. "I haven't watched the game, but I'm sure I will at some point," Auriemma said. "They are probably...
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Thailand's former Prime Minister Somchai Wongsawat, center, smilies upon his arrival at a courthouse Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, in Bangkok, Thailand. A Thai court is scheduled to deliver the verdict on criminal charges against Somchai and his former deputy Chavalit Yongchaiyudh for the deadly dispersal of anti-government protesters blocking Parliament in 2008. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
August 02, 2017 - 2:40 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Two former Thai prime ministers have been cleared of abusing their power in a case involving the quelling of an anti-government protest in 2008. The court in Bangkok acquitted Somchai Wongsawat, his then-deputy Chavalit Yongchaiyudh and two former police officials Tuesday. A judge...
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FILE - In this July 8, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping arrive for a meeting on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany. The Wall Street Journal and New York Times reported Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, that the administration of President Trump is considering using rarely invoked U.S. trade laws to compel China to crack down on theft of copyrights, patents and other intellectual property and fend off technology sharing demands from Beijing. (Saul Loeb/Pool Photo via AP, File)
August 02, 2017 - 2:39 am
BEIJING (AP) — President Donald Trump's administration is considering using rarely invoked U.S. trade laws to fend off China's demands that foreign companies share their technology in return for access to the country's vast market, a person familiar with U.S. discussions said Wednesday. The...
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August 02, 2017 - 2:30 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The best team in the world facing off against the local lads sounds like a recipe for disaster — just not when it takes place in the MLS All-Star Game. Then, it's a showcase. For the 13th straight year, North America's best take on a top international team, this time glamour-boys...
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