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Mexico says it wants its ex-officials tried in Mexico

Mexico says it wants its ex-officials tried in Mexico

World
MEXICO CITY -- Mexico's foreign secretary said Thursday the country no longer wants officials accused of corruption to be put on trial in the United States, a move that could scale back a tradition that saw most of Mexico’s corruption cases tried north of the border.However, a spokesman for Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said the country was still willing to extradite officials or drug traffickers, walking back an earlier statement by Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard.The flurry of exchanges came a day after the U.S. agreed to drop a high-profile drug trafficking and money laundering case against a former Mexican defense secretary, whose arrest in Los Angeles last month enraged Mexico.Presidential spokesman Jesús Ramírez told The Associated Press extradition and other cooper
Boxing legend Mike Tyson once tried to fight NBA icon Michael Jordan at boozy dinner, ex-manager reveals – ‘He looked like he’d seen a ghost’

Boxing legend Mike Tyson once tried to fight NBA icon Michael Jordan at boozy dinner, ex-manager reveals – ‘He looked like he’d seen a ghost’

Sports
Mike Tyson’s ex-manager has revealed details of a run-in between the boxing legend and NBA icon Michael Jordan at a dinner in 1988. Both sporting heroes have dominated the news in recent weeks, with Tyson announcing a return to the ring for charity and Jordan at the centre of popular Netflix docuseries ‘The Last Dance’. Getty Tyson and Jordan were two of the biggest names in sport in the late eighties Back in the eighties, the two Americans were at the top of their game, but despite being the undisputed and undefeated heavyweight champion of the world, Tyson was also battling with inner demons. His violent marriage to Robin Givens, and their subsequent divorce, caused Tyson’s personal life to eventually spiral out of control. Jordan briefly dated Giv
Malaysia rejects appeal, Vietnamese woman to be tried for killing North Korean leader's brother

Malaysia rejects appeal, Vietnamese woman to be tried for killing North Korean leader's brother

World
March 15 (UPI) -- Malaysia's attorney general rejected an appeal to drop charges against a Vietnamese woman accused of killing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's half brother in a Cold War-style assassination. The Thursday ruling to go forward with the murder trial for Doan Thi Huong, 30, follows Malaysian Siti Aisyah, 26, her co-accused in the murder, gaining her freedom earlier in the week. The prosecution told the Malaysian court Thursday that the attorney general had considered "all reasons" but it wouldn't drop the case, Al Jazeera reported. The prosecution did not elaborate on the decision. "I am not angry that Siti has been freed," Doan said in tears after the decision was announced. "Only God knows that we did not commit the murder," the Telegraph reported. Siti was suddenly relea...
Putting This $3 Gadget in Your Wine Glass Can Supposedly Prevent a Hangover—So We Tried It

Putting This $3 Gadget in Your Wine Glass Can Supposedly Prevent a Hangover—So We Tried It

Health
A friend recently showed me a photo on her phone that she'd snapped the night before at a wedding. A fellow guest was sipping on red wine, but an unexpected accessory was sticking out from the top of her glass. "It kind of looked like a tampon or fly swatter, but it was a little wand that supposedly prevents wine hangovers," my friend explained. After some Googling, we found it online: The Wand from Pure Wine claims to use patented technology to soak up histamines and sulfite preservatives from both white and red varieties, so those with a histamine sensitivity or intolerance are less likely to experience annoying next-day...