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Mauritius President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim announced her resignation Saturday amid an ongoing financial scandal. The president has been facing growing pressure, including from Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth, after a local paper, L'Express, said she had used a credit card issued by an worldwide non-governmental organization to buy clothes and jewellery in Italy and Dubai.
  • Jordan Poole's Buzzer-Beater Advances Michigan Past Houston to the Sweet 16

    Jordan Poole's Buzzer-Beater Advances Michigan Past Houston to the Sweet 16

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    Houston's Rob Gray , who hit the game-winning layup in the final seconds in a first-round victory against San Diego State, had 23 points and 10 rebounds. Wagner continued to struggle after a poor NCAA Tournament opener, scoring just three points while dealing with foul trouble. Abdur-Rakhman and Moritz Wagner led the Wolverines with 12 points apiece.
  • Parade brings out the Irish in everyone

    Parade brings out the Irish in everyone

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    Mike Gautreau of College Hype says he's been part of the parade for 8 years. The Mayor praised the contribution the Irish had made to the city over successive generations, from the people who rebuilt the city after the war to NHS staff and the latest wave of entrepreneurs and business leaders.
  • Sweden Hosts North Korean Foreign Minister Amid Speculation

    Sweden Hosts North Korean Foreign Minister Amid Speculation

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    Yun told CNN's Elise Labott in an exclusive interview - his first since stepping down as U.S. special representative for North Korea policy - that he welcomes plans for the meeting between Trump and Kim , expected to take place in May. By contrast, the North Korea already has up to 60 nuclear weapons. A report on Friday by intelligence analysts at Jane's by IHS Markit said satellite imagery from February 25 showed gas emissions from a stack at the North's experimental light water reactor ...
  • Haley Calls for Swift Response to Russian Nerve Agent Attack

    Haley Calls for Swift Response to Russian Nerve Agent Attack

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    US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley , speaks at the Security Council urging for rapid actions against Moscow after spy attack incident in UK. A Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman has described allegations by British Prime Minister Theresa May that Russia was to blame for the nerve agent poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal as " insane ".
  • United Airlines Sends Family Dog to Wrong Country by Mistake

    United Airlines Sends Family Dog to Wrong Country by Mistake

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    The passengers were provided compensation for their inconvenience, Noonan said, without providing additional details. The 10-year-old pup was supposed to have flown with his family on a United Airlines flight from OR to Kansas, but got mixed up with another dog and headed to Japan instead.
  • North Korea's Sweden visit prompts speculation on U.S. summit

    North Korea's Sweden visit prompts speculation on U.S. summit

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    But Swanström speculated that a future meeting at the highest level between the USA and North Korea is more likely to take place closer to home for Kim Jong-Un than in Scandinavia. One topic was said to be confidence-building measures with the U.S., including the release of USA citizens from North Korean detention. The reactor could be used to produce weapons-grade plutonium, but North Korea is believed to already have enough fissile material for multiple nuclear bombs, according to ...
  • Forget PR dazzle, tell us when will MSP increase: Rahul to Modi

    Forget PR dazzle, tell us when will MSP increase: Rahul to Modi

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    The power of this "hand" lies in you. Before lashing out at the BJP, Sonia congratulated and thanked her son Rahul for holding the reins of the party in a hard time and said that the party will reach new heights under his leadership. The party said it was prepared for making sacrifices required to defend the ethos of the Constitution and "we will purge the polity of the aberrations witnessed during the BJP regime, which has failed to honour its commitments to the people of India".
  • Trump signs Taiwan travel bill that China has opposed

    Trump signs Taiwan travel bill that China has opposed

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    The Taiwan Travel Act will allow unrestricted two-way travel for officials from the United States and Taiwan, thus restoring direct official USA contacts with the self-ruled island, which were cut in 1979 when Washington switched diplomatic recognition from Taipei to Beijing.
  • Mueller orders Trump Organization to surrender documents in Russian Federation probe

    Mueller orders Trump Organization to surrender documents in Russian Federation probe

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    The subpoena might be the first time Mueller's team has asked for records about President Donald Trump's businesses, the newspaper said. The former Trump campaign aide said he was angry over Mueller's request to have him appear in front of a grand jury and turn over thousands of emails and other communications with other ex-officials in an interview with The Associated Press.
  • Cluster and incendiary bombs kill dozens in Eastern Ghouta town

    Cluster and incendiary bombs kill dozens in Eastern Ghouta town

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    Syrian government and Russian air strikes have killed at least 46 civilians in a besieged town outside Damascus , while Turkish attacks on a Kurdish-held town in northern Syria left at least 22 dead, officials said. "Whether civilians choose to stay or leave, they must be protected against attack and have access to the essentials to survive", the statement said, adding that United Nations teams have visited displacement centers in the Damascus area and offered assistance to newly displaced ...
  • Chancellor Merkel gets parliament's confirmation for fourth term

    Chancellor Merkel gets parliament's confirmation for fourth term

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    In all, 364 members of the Bundestag voted for Merkel, while 315 voted against her. Speaking on Monday in expectation of her re-election, Merkel said: "I think everyone has the feeling it's time to finally start working". The new coalition contains the same parties as her last government - her Christian Democratic Union, its Bavaria-only sister party, the Christian Social Union and the centre-left Social Democrats - but building the new administration has been unprecedentedly hard after ...
  • Trump has decided to remove his national security adviser

    Trump has decided to remove his national security adviser

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    McMaster is traveling to California tomorrow to meet Saturday with his counterparts from South Korea and Japan to continue discussions on North Korea, their third such meeting, a White House official said . For months, Trump has privately expressed irritation with McMaster stemming from differences in "personality and style", the senior Republican source said.
  • Two Israeli soldiers killed in West Bank attack

    Two Israeli soldiers killed in West Bank attack

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    It said one of the dead was an officer and the other was a conscript. The injured soldiers were airlifted to Rabin Medical Center in Petach Tikva suffering from moderate to serious wounds, respectively. President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The rallies saw at least three Palestinians and two Israeli soldiers suffer injuries.