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  • NEW YORK— NBC, which is increasingly owning the summer months, reached an historic 21 nights in a row as the nation's most popular television network before having its winning streak snapped. The dominance of the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro was the chief reason why, but NBC kept it going until last Friday when CBS won with an NFL exhibition game between...

  • SANTIAGO, Aug 30- Workers at Chilean state-owned miner Codelco's smallest copper mine began voting on Tuesday whether to accept a wage offer or go on strike, a potential headache for the company as it finds itself in a delicate financial position. Union leaders at the Salvador mine in Chile's arid north say they are opposed to the wage offer and complain that...

  • PARIS, Aug 30- An international agreement on climate change struck in Paris last year is still far from being implemented, French President Francois Hollande said on Tuesday, and he urged countries to ensure it was ratified by year-end. Global temperatures reached record highs for the 15th straight month in July, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

  • Roussseff impeachment likely to happen: Analyst

    Brazil is set for new leadership, says Benat Bilbao-Osorio, regional director for Latin America and the Caribbean at The Economist Intelligence Unit.

  • BELO HORIZONTE/ RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 29- The deadly collapse of a tailings dam last November at the Samarco mine, owned by Vale SA and BHP Billiton, was caused by drainage and design flaws, a report into Brazil's worst-ever environmental disaster showed on Monday. Norbert Morgenstern, a geotechnical engineering professor who headed the investigation, repeatedly...

  • Corruption in Brazil is endemic: Political expert

    Jimena Blanco, head of Americas at Verisk Maplecroft, discusses Brazil's politics and the impeachment case against suspended President Dilma Rousseff.

  • BELO HORIZONTE/ RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 29- The deadly collapse of a tailings dam last November at the Samarco mine, owned by Vale SA and BHP Billiton, was caused by drainage and design flaws, a report into Brazil's worst-ever environmental disaster showed on Monday. Norbert Morgenstern, a geotechnical engineering professor who headed the investigation, repeatedly...

  • BRASILIA- Brazil central bank holds monetary policy committee meeting SARAJEVO- The President of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Suma Chakrabarti will visit Bosnia and Herzegovina. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31 BEIJING- Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren participates in panel before the "Business Cycles, Financial...

  • Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff attends the final session of debate and voting on Rousseff's impeachment trial in Brasilia, Brazil, August 29, 2016.

    President Dilma Rousseff warned Brazilians on Monday that her conservative opponents were trampling on democracy.

  • Brazil ETF soars

    A specific Brazilian ETF sees its best day since July 29, CNBC's Seema Mody reports.

  • Brazil President Dilma Rousseff

    Suspended President Dilma Rousseff made a final stand in an impeachment trial that is widely expected to remove her from office.

  • Brazil's Rousseff defends herself before the Senate

    Embattled Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff delivers testimony in her impeachment trial.

  • BRASILIA, Brazil— Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is scheduled to face her accusers in the Senate on Monday during an impeachment trial that could remove her permanently from office. The trial is based on accusations that she illegally issued decrees last year to make government payments without the authorization of Congress.

  • SATURDAY, AUGUST 27 SEOUL- South Korea Finance Minister Yoo Il-ho meets his Japanese counterpart Taro Aso- 0730 GMT. MONDAY, AUGUST 29 JOHANNESBURG- South African Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Daniel Mminele and Bundesbank executive board member Andreas Dombret will brief the media on the bilateral cooperation between the central banks of South Africa and...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO— A trial against Brazil's president turned into a yelling match and was temporarily suspended on Friday after the head of Senate declared "stupidity is endless" and sharply criticized a colleague who had questioned the body's moral authority. The second day of the trial against President Dilma Rousseff got off to an edgy start when Senate...

  • Ryan Lochte

    U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte landed a new endorsement deal on Thursday days even as the fallout from the Rio Olympics continued.

  • Senators Ronaldo Caiado (R) and Lindbergh Farias (back) exchange insults during the Senate impeachment trial of Brazilian suspended President Dilma Rousseff at the National Congress in Brasilia on August 25, 2016.

    Nine months since impeachment proceedings began for Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff, the last stage of the process is finally underway.

  • Dilma Rousseff

    The next test for Brazilian politics is whether the new government can help revive the economy, says Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center's Andrea Murta.

  • SATURDAY, AUGUST 27 SEOUL- South Korea finance minister Yoo Il-ho meets his Japanese counterpart Taro Aso- 0730 GMT. BISHKEK- National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic interest rate decision. BRASILIA- Central Bank of Brazil holds Monetary Policy Committee Meeting.

  • Brazil Politics

    PIIE's Monica De Bolle says Rousseff's impeachment is highly likely and Brazil could see a Temer-led government by early September.