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April 2016 Current Events: World News Slideshow

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Here's a slideshow depicting the major world news events of April 2016.

Impeachment of Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff
Brazil's first female president, Dilma Rousseff
On Sunday, April 17, Brazilian legislators voted to begin the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff, the nation's first female president. Rousseff's presidency has been marked by a lagging economy and a corruption scandal. To remove Ms. Rousseff from office requires a two-thirds majority vote in the Senate.
Photo source: Associated Press
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