Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s suspended president, vacated Planalto Palace but vowed to prove her innocence after the Senate voted to impeach her. Interim president Michel Temer named a new finance minister tasked with reforming the country’s pension system.
France’s conservative opposition failed to topple the government of President François Hollande, an attempt prompted by his controversial efforts to change French labor law.
A federal judge in Washington dealt a blow to Obamacare by ruling that some of the law’s funding is unconstitutional, sending hospital stocks lower.
German chemical conglomerate Bayer might make an offer for Monsanto.
Apple is now greenlighting new submissions to its App Store in less than two days, down from the previous approval time of more than a week, in a bid to increase revenue.
Oracle founder Larry Ellison is donating $200 million for a new cancer research center at USC, which will pursue interdisciplinary treatment developing.
Walmart is moving its ShippingPass from three-day delivery to two-day delivery, in order to compete more effectively with Amazon Prime.
Photo: Brazilians in favor of the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff react while watching the televised voting of the Lower House of Congress over her impeachment in Brasilia, Brazil April 17, 2016. REUTERS/Adriano Machado