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ST. LOUIS (AP) — A transgender inmate is suing the Missouri prison system for refusing to provide hormone therapy as she transitions to a woman, adding her voice to those of prisoners in other states who argue that denying such treatment amounts to cruel and unusual punishment.
By Anthony Boadle BRASILIA (Reuters) - A defiant President Dilma Rousseff warned Brazilians on Monday that her conservative opponents were trampling on democracy by using trumped-up charges to oust her and roll back the social advances of the past 13 years. Presenting her defense at a trial in the Senate, in what may be her last public appearance as president, the leftist leader said Brazil's economic elite had sought to destabilize her government since her narrow re-election to a second four-year term in 2014. Rousseff is expected to become the first Brazilian leader in more than 20 years to be dismissed from office when the Senate rules on Tuesday or early Wednesday on allegations that she broke budgetary rules by using money from state banks to boost public spending.
NEW YORK (AP) — On the day Anthony Weiner's wife, Huma Abedin, announced she was leaving him amid a revival of his sexting scandal, Showtime said it will debut the documentary "Weiner," a painful, unrestricted look at their lives.