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Judge nixes Mexican holiday for executive charged in U.S. college admissions scandal

Judge nixes Mexican holiday for executive charged in U.S. college admissions scandalA federal judge on Friday nixed the international family vacation plans of a former senior executive at private equity firm TPG Capital charged in connection with the U.S. college admissions scandal, saying he posed a flight risk. Bill McGlashan, who prosecutors say was among the wealthy parents who engaged in fraud and bribery schemes to help get their children into colleges, had sought to go ahead with a planned family vacation to Mexico.



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Pope nixes French cardinal resignation after cover-up

Pope nixes French cardinal resignation after cover-upVATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has declined to accept the resignation of French Cardinal Philippe Barbarin as archbishop of Lyon after he was convicted of failing to report a known predator priest to police, the Vatican said Tuesday.



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Polish PM nixes trip to Israel after Netanyahu Holocaust 'comment': govt

Polish PM nixes trip to Israel after Netanyahu Holocaust 'comment': govtPolish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has cancelled a visit to Israel for a high-level summit, a government spokesperson told AFP on Sunday, after uproar in Poland over reported comments by Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu about the Poles and the Holocaust. Netanyahu — who was initially quoted in Haaretz newspaper as saying that “The Poles collaborated with the Nazis” — has been condemned in Poland for appearing to accuse all Polish people of cooperating with Germany during World War II. Warsaw has long been at pains to point out that Poland, which was occupied by Nazi Germany, could not have and did not collaborate in the Holocaust although individual Poles may have done so.



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Trump campaign nixes Kushner title amid legal questions

Trump campaign nixes Kushner title amid legal questionsThe Trump campaign appears to have fallen afoul of the Hatch Act while announcing that digital strategist Brad Parscale would run the 2020 operation. The statement referred to Jared Kushner by his official White House title.



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Trump campaign nixes Kushner title amid legal questions

Trump campaign nixes Kushner title amid legal questionsDuring the White House daily briefing, press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed that cabinet and senior staff have been briefed on the prohibition of using official titles in political work.



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Russia Nixes Billionaire Plan to Turn the Tu-160 Bomber into the Ultimate Passenger Jet

Russia Nixes Billionaire Plan to Turn the Tu-160 Bomber into the Ultimate Passenger JetRich businessmen around the world want Russia to turn its Tupolev-160 strategic bomber into a private jet. A senior Tupolev executive claims that the aircraft manufacturer has turned down many requests to civilianize its Tu-160 (NATO codename Blackjack), a long-range strategic bomber that resembles America’s B-1 Lancer, and its TU-22M3 Backfire bomber.



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Russia Nixes Former White House Aide for Top U.N. Job in Libya

Russia Nixes Former White House Aide for Top U.N. Job in LibyaThe Trump administration’s torpedoing of a former Palestinian prime minister as U.N. envoy to Libya may have boomeranged on the White House.



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Le Pen refuses headscarf, nixes talks with Lebanon cleric

Le Pen refuses headscarf, nixes talks with Lebanon clericBEIRUT (AP) — France's far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen refused to don a headscarf for a meeting with Lebanon's top Sunni Muslim cleric on Tuesday and walked away from the scheduled appointment after a brief squabble at the entrance.



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