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Senate votes to oust Rousseff, ushering in new govt

Ms Rousseff must step down now and she will face an impeachment trial in the Senate, on allegations that she illegally doctored fiscal accounts to mask the size of the budget deficit.


BRAZIL's Senate voted to suspend President Dilma Rousseff from office, ushering in a new government after months of political turmoil in the recession-wracked country.

Legislators agreed on Thursday after a marathon session that lasted 21 hours to try the president on...

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