20 March 2018

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The World's Last Male Northern White Rhino Has Died (73)
4:57 AM EDT The world's last male northern white rhino has died, according to a Kenyan wildlife conservatory and anti-poaching NGO WildAid, spelling the likely extinction for the subspecies. Kenya's Ol Pejeta Conservancy announced that 45-year-old Sudan was put down on Monday after battling multiple age-related infections that left him unable to stand.
French ex-president Sarkozy in custody in campaign funding probe: source (28)
Reuters Staff PARIS (Reuters) - Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was in police custody on Tuesday morning, where he was to be questioned as part of an investigation into suspected irregularities over his election campaign financing, an official in the French judiciary said. FILE PHOTO: Nicolas Sarkozy, former French president, at his headquarters in Paris , France, November 20, 2016.
Weinstein's company files for bankruptcy protection (21)
The Weinstein Company is also releasing any victims of the disgraced producer's alleged misconduct from non-disclosure agreements. Image: TWC becomes the first high-profile company forced into bankruptcy following the industry sex scandal The Weinstein Company has filed for bankruptcy protection in a last-ditch attempt to survive the sexual misconduct scandal which brought down its co- founder.
Woman dies in Arizona after being hit by Uber self-driving SUV (13)
Alexandria Sage SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A woman was killed by an Uber self-driving sport utility vehicle in Arizona, police said on Monday, and the ride hailing company said it had suspended its autonomous vehicle program across the United States and Canada. FILE PHOTO: Uber's logo is pictured at its office in Tokyo, Japan, November 27, 2017.
Uber halts self-driving cars after pedestrian fatality (9)
Uber has suspended testing of its self-driving vehicles Monday after a female pedestrian in the state of Arizona was killed, according to media reports, APA reports quoting Anadolu Agency. The woman in Tempe, who was crossing the street outside the lines of a crosswalk, was hit by one of the company's ride-hailing self-driving cars around 10 p.m.
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