Obama faces showdown with Congress over 9/11 lawsuit bill

Obama faces showdown with Congress over 9/11 lawsuit bill

President Barack Obama faces a showdown with Congress after vetoing a bill to allow US citizens to sue Saudi officials for alleged links to the September 11 attacks, a decision that puts him at odds with Democratic allies as well as Hillary Clinton. Making good on his pledge to use his veto power, Obama struck […]

Brazil’s Rousseff set to testify in impeachment showdown

Brazil’s Rousseff set to testify in impeachment showdown

Brazil’s suspended president Dilma Rousseff will confront her accusers Monday in a dramatic finale to a Senate impeachment trial likely to end 13 years of leftist rule in Latin America’s biggest country. Rousseff’s testimony will come just hours before a final vote to decide her fate, with everything pointing to her being convicted. Rousseff, 68, […]

Ireland beat Italy 1-0 to set up France showdown at Euro 2016

Ireland beat Italy 1-0 to set up France showdown at Euro 2016

Robbie Brady struck with just five minutes remaining as the Republic of Ireland claimed a dramatic 1-0 win over Italy in Lille on Wednesday to reach the knockout phase of Euro 2016. Brady’s goal arrived just when it looked as if Ireland were heading out due to a combination of Italy goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu and […]