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The prospect of Britain leaving the European Union has worried many foreign leaders and international bodies, leading to a string of warnings about a loss of British influence and a possible blow to the global economy.
 
It was one of the most awkward moments of a press conference that was full of them: when an American journalist asked Cuban President Raul Castro about the fate of political prisoners on the island.
 
When Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was impeached and suspended last month, her permanent ouster seemed all but certain.
 
Americans agree on this much: They are disgusted with politics. Yet Americans say they still believe in America, the experiment in democracy that the founders described as a place where the government should protect the rights of ordinary people to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
 
For two weeks in February, Hillary Clinton's campaign appeared on the brink of falling into an all-too-familiar pattern.
 
Donald Trump ridiculed it, saying it was the only thing Hillary Clinton had going for her candidacy. On Tuesday as she made history, she opted to play it proudly.
 
Midway through a national election campaign in Australia, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's honeymoon with voters continues to wane, raising the prospect of the country having its fifth leader in just over three years.
 
A battle between Adidas and Nike for dominance of the global soccer gear market is driving a steep rise in sponsorship payments to elite clubs -- and cutting into the two manufacturers' profits.
 
On June 7, 2008, Hillary Clinton made way for Barack Obama to conquer the White House, conceding defeat after a fractious primary race, and throwing her full weight behind him.
 
Now that Isabel dos Santos, Africa's wealthiest woman, has been named head of Angola's oil company she could soon be headed for more power -- but this time in politics, experts say.
 
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