Paraguay Senate ousts president

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Supporters of Paraguay's President Fernando Lugo protest against Lugo's impeachment trial, outside Parliament, in Plaza de Armas, Asuncion, Paraguay, Friday, June 22, 2012. Paraguayan lawmakers voted Thursday to impeach Lugo for his role in for his role in a deadly clash involving landless farmers and police. Lugo's trial was to begin Friday in Paraguay's Senate. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz)

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Paraguay's Senate voted June 22 to remove President Fernando Lugo from office in an impeachment trial, and his vice president was promptly sworn in as president.

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