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Mexican executive under fire for border wall comments

Mexican executive under fire for suggesting his cement company might help build border wall.

1/1Mexican executive under fire for suggesting his cement company might help build border wall. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – A Mexican businessman is under fire in his home country for suggesting his company might help build president Trump’s proposed border wall. Rogelio Zambrano is board chairman for Mexican cement manufacturer CEMEX. He told a Mexican newspaper on Wednesday that…

Venezuela is down to its last $10 billion

Venezuela only has $10.5 billion in foreign reserves left, according to its most recent central bank data.

(CNN) – Venezuela only has $10.5 billion in foreign reserves left, according to its most recent central bank data. For rest of the year, Venezuela owes roughly $7.2 billion in outstanding debt payments. In 2011, Venezuela had roughly $30 billion in reserves. In 2015, it had $20 billion. the trend can’t persist much longer, but it’s hard to know exactly…

Second arrest in mysterious death of Kim Jong Un’s brother

(CNN)A second woman has been arrested over the alleged murder of the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Malaysian police said. The woman, who was carrying an Indonesian passport, was arrested at about 2 a.m. on Thursday, local time, the Royal Malaysian Police said in a statement. Police did not say where she was detained, only that she…

Kim Jong Un’s half-brother dies mysteriously

Kim Jong-Nam, the eldest son of former North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il, was murdered in Malaysia Monday.

1/1Kim Jong-Nam, the eldest son of former North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il, was murdered in Malaysia Monday. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who was murdered in Malaysia on Monday, was the oldest son of child of former North Korean leader Kim Jong Il and actress song Hye…

Avalanche Kills 4 at France’s Tignes Ski Resort

9 people were buried in off-piste area

  (CNN) At least four people have been killed after an avalanche buried nine at the ski resort of Tignes in the French Alps, CNN affiliate BMFTV reported, citing mountain rescue officials. A mountain guide and eight skiers were swept away Monday in an off-piste part of the resort 2,100 meters above sea level, rescuers said. CNN Map   A…

6 Red Cross workers killed in Afghanistan

(CNN)Gunmen killed six workers for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Wednesday in northern Afghanistan, the aid organization said. The team of three drivers and five field officers was on its way to deliver livestock materials to an area south of the town of Shibergan, in Jawzjan province, when “unknown armed men” attacked, the ICRC said. Two…

‘Lost continent’ found under Mauritius in the Indian Ocean

      Found — one lost continent, hiding underneath a tropical holiday destination.It might sound implausible, but deep at the bottom of the Indian Ocean, a research team, led by South Africa’sUniversity of the Witwatersrand, has found pieces of an ancient continent.The lava-covered piece of continent, dubbed ‘Mauritia,’was found under the popular island of Mauritius. According to the report…

Hitler’s phone to be sold at auction

Adolph Hitler's phone to be sold at auction.

(CNN) – Adolf Hitler’s telephone is set to be sold at auction later this month. The phone was recovered by a British officer from Hitler’s bunker  just days after the war ended. It had been kept in a box at an English country house since 1945. Alexander historical auctions in Maryland estimates the phone will be sold for at least $200,000.