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Miami bridge: Meeting over crack held hours before collapse

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption Police say the operation has shifted from rescue to recovery. Florida officials were told “there were no safety concerns” about a crack in a Miami university bridge, hours before it collapsed killing six people. Florida International University said a meeting on Thursday morning involved the engineering and construction companies, […]

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Mauritius President Gurib-Fakim to resign – lawyer

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption Ameenah Gurib-Fakim became the first woman to be appointed president in 2015 Africa’s only female head of state, Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, has resigned and will leave office on Friday, her lawyer says. Ms Gurib-Fakim has been engulfed by an expenses scandal. She denied any misconduct amid claims that […]