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May gathers divided cabinet ahead of Brexit speech

British Prime Minister Theresa May will hold a special cabinet meeting on the eve of her Brexit speech, a spokesman said Tuesday, as she seeks to bring her ministers in line behind her EU strategy.

Corruption-plagued Brazil gets new chief prosecutor

A new chief prosecutor took over Monday in Brazil to oversee an avalanche of corruption investigations, including against President Michel Temer, and promised that no one would be “above the law.”

Powerful quake hammers Mexico City, collapsing buildings

A powerful earthquake shuddered through Mexico City on Tuesday, destroying buildings and causing an unknown number of casualties among the megapolis’ 20 million inhabitants, on the exact anniversary of a devastating 1985 temblor.