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Brasília (AFP) - A Brazilian Supreme Court justice on Thursday suspended Eduardo Cunha, the powerful lawmaker at the center of efforts to impeach President Dilma Rousseff, for trying to obstruct a probe into his alleged corruption. The speaker of Brazil's lower house of Congress is the architect of the impeachment drive expected to force Rousseff to step aside from office on Wednesday. Cunha's dramatic setback was not expected to change the momentum against Rousseff.
Prince was famous worldwide for his music and extravagant outfits, but he was also a secret philanthropist in war-torn Afghanistan, quietly donating thousands to Scout masters caring for young orphans, a charity told AFP Thursday. The pop icon, who died suddenly last month at the age of 57, gave tens of thousands of dollars to Physiotherapy and Rehabilitative Support for Afghanistan (PARSA), an NGO supporting vulnerable women and children, according to its executive director.