Interim President Michel Temer has quickly appointed an all-male, all-white cabinet, after Brazil's Senate voted to suspend President Dilma Rousseff. He has pledged to rejuvenate the Brazilian economy in what Rousseff's supporters claim is a coup.
Brazilian President Michel Temer has been charged with obstruction of justice and leading a criminal organization. As sitting president, he will only face trial if two-thirds of the lower house vote to suspend him.
Italian MPs have demanded Brazil extradite the former far-left militant Cesare Battisti. Ex-Brazilian President Lula da Silva rejected Italy's extradition request in 2010, but his protection is now long gone.
The children killed at the "Innocent People" nursery school were all under the age of five. Police are questioning the suspect's family to try and determine a motive for the killings.
Brazil's Senate has passed an overhaul of Brazil's labor laws, aimed to kickstart an ailing economy. But political pressure on President Michel Temer may prevent him from staying in office to see the reforms executed.
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