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5 things you need to know Tuesday

Editors, USA TODAY Published 4:20 a.m. ET March 20, 2018 In this file photo taken on March 7, 2018 Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman waving as he arrives for talks at 10 Downing Street, in central London. (Photo: TOLGA AKMEN, AFP/Getty Images) Trump to meet with Saudi crown prince President Trump will meet…

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French police hold ex-president Sarkozy

Image copyright Getty Images Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been taken into police custody for questioning over allegations that he received campaign funding from the late Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi. Police are investigating alleged irregularities over the financing of his 2007 presidential campaign. Police have questioned him previously. A former aide, Alexandre Djouhri,…

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India confirms 39 workers killed by IS

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The workers were kidnapped in 2014 India has confirmed the deaths of 39 construction workers kidnapped by Islamic State militants (IS) in Iraq. Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said the DNA of 38 workers matched with bodies found in a mass grave. Since the kidnapping in Mosul in 2014, the…

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Could a statue halt dynamite fishing?

Eight years ago a statue of the Virgin Mary was sunk off the coast of Bohol in the Philippines to try to stop dynamite fishing because it was destroying precious marine life. Now the "Sea Knights" have returned to see if it has been a success. Video Journalist: Howard Johnson Producer: Virma Simonette Additional footage:…

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Last male northern white rhino dies

Image copyright AFP Image caption Sudan, pictured in 2016, was 45 years old The world's last surviving male northern white rhino has died after months of ill health, his carers said. Sudan, who lived at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya, was put to sleep on Monday after age-related complications worsened. His death at the…

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