Category Archives: Around The World

MMM Founder Sergey Mavrodi Dies From A Heart Attack

Russian businessman and founder of the MMM Pyramid scheme, Sergey Mavrodi has died from a heart attack. According to Premium Times, the 62-year-old was rushed to the hospital late on March 25 with pain in his chest and died several hours later. Mavrodi’s MMM financial pyramid was a typical Ponzi scheme in which earlier investors receive their profits from subsequent…

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Louis Vuitton Names Ghanaian-American Virgil Abloh as it’s New Menswear Designer

A first-generation Ghanaian-American Virgil Abloh has been named as the next artistic director of one of the oldest and most powerful European houses in the luxury business- Louis Vuitton menswear. Abloh, the founder of the haute street wear label Off-White and a longtime creative director for Kanye West, becomes Louis Vuitton’s first African-American artistic director, and one of the…

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Facebook Apologises With Full Page Ads In 9 Newspapers For The Misuse Of User Data!

Facebook took out full-page ads in 3 U.S. newspapers and 6 UK newspapers to apologise for the misuse of user data. The ad, signed by founder Mark Zuckerberg, took responsibility and apologised for Cambridge Analytica obtaining data of over 50 million users and using it in the favour of Donald Trump in the 2016 elections. “This was a breach…

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#MarchForOurLives! Thousands Of Protesters & Celebrities Take To Washington To Protest Gun Violence

Hundreds of thousands from all over the United States took to the streets of Washington in the “March For Our Lives” protest to demand an end to gun violence. Young activists from Parkland, Florida, had formed the March For Our Lives movement after a school shooter opened fire in Marjory Stoneman Douglas and killed 17 of their friends in…

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Ex French President, Sarkozy, Detained Over Financing Libyan Election

French ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy was detained for questioning on Tuesday over allegations that late Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi financed his 2007 election campaign, including with suitcases stuffed with cash. Sarkozy was taken into police custody early Tuesday morning and was being questioned by officers specialising in corruption, money laundering and tax evasion at their office…

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Graham: Trump Firing Mueller Would Be ‘The Beginning Of The End Of His Presidency’

Sen. Lindsey Graham gave a stern warning on Sunday to President Donald Trump against firing special counsel Robert Mueller. “As I said before, if he tried to do that, that would be the beginning of the end of his presidency,” the South Carolina Republican said on CNN’s “State of the Union.” “The only reason that…

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Mauritius President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim Resigns Following Financial Scandal

Mauritius President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim has resigned following claims she used a bank card provided by an NGO to make personal purchases, Bloomberg reports. It had previously been reported that the president would resign following the allegations. Her lawyer, Yusuf Mohamed, today announced that she would be leaving office on March 23. He said: In the supreme interest of the country and that…

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US Attorney General Sacks FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe

FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe has been sacked by US Attorney General Jeff Sessions after internal review revealed that he leaked information and misled investigators. According to BBC, McCabe has denied all the allegations claiming he was being targeted for his involvement in the inquiry about Russia involvement in the 2016 US elections. US President Donald Trump who has been accusing McCabe…

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Queen Elizabeth II Officially Consents To Meghan Markle Marrying Prince Harry

Queen Elizabeth II, the queen of England, has officially consented to the marriage between her grandson Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. This is in line with the Succession to the Crown Act of 2013, which states that the first six people in line to the throne must obtain the consent of the Queen before marrying. The Queen, giving her official…

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