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Irish Taoiseach under fire over Donald Trump golf course representations

Irish Taoiseach under fire over Donald Trump golf course representations

And these are truly wonderful people. The businessman-turned-president noted he has a golf property in Ireland. While St. Patrick's Day itself is Saturday, both leaders wore shamrocks in their jacket pockets. In the United States today, Mr Varadkar claimed he was contacted by Donald Trump when he was planning to purchase a hotel and golf resort in West Clare.


Pedestrian bridge collapses at university in Miami; several hurt

Pedestrian bridge collapses at university in Miami; several hurt

Florida Gov. Rick Scott said he will be on the scene to meet with local officials this evening. The average age of a bridge in the United States is about 42 years. "It was just surreal at that moment and pretty scary". The school is now on spring break. "We working on confirming numbers", it added. On Thursday afternoon, Munilla Construction tweeted: "Our family's thoughts and prayers go out to everyone affected by this bad tragedy".


Clemency denied in 'Stocking Strangler' case

Clemency denied in 'Stocking Strangler' case

They say Gary's claims have repeatedly been rejected by the courts. Georgia is set on Thursday to execute a man dubbed the "stocking strangler" for a series of murders in which he choked victims with panty hose, while Alabama plans its first execution since it botched a lethal injection a few weeks ago.


Philippines to withdraw from ICC for 'violations of due process'

Philippines to withdraw from ICC for 'violations of due process'

He alleged that Bensouda gave in to lobby groups' request that the ICC act on the charges against Duterte. But in a 15-page statement, dated March 13, Mr Duterte said he was withdrawing from the ICC's founding treaty , the Rome Statute , because of "baseless, unprecedented and outrageous attacks" by United Nations officials, and ICC actions that he said failed to follow due process and presumption of innocence.


Gavin Williamson: Russia should 'go away and shut up'

Gavin Williamson: Russia should 'go away and shut up'

Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson said the new center will ensure Britain maintains its edge in chemical analysis and defense. The government will also be offering the anthrax vaccine to "high-readiness forces" to provide them with protection against "deadly danger".


Thousands flee Ghouta rebel enclave as Syrian army advances

Thousands flee Ghouta rebel enclave as Syrian army advances

Aid deliveries, carried out jointly by the ICRC, Syrian Arab Red Crescent, and the United Nations, need permission from all warring sides in Ghouta. "Just because Pompeo is replacing Tillerson does not mean that the framework agreed on is being abandoned", Kalin said.