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Imsirovic is the Early Leader | 2018 Caribbean Poker Party

Ali Imsirovic is recently coming off a Poker Masters title in September and appears to be carrying much of his confidence into the early going of the Caribbean Poker Party. Imsirovic was one of the first players to take a seat in the $25,500 MILLIONS World today and has accumulated over 2,200,000 in chips coming back from the first break of the day, good enough for the early chip lead.

Just a couple of months ago, Imsirovic broke through into the live poker scene with a spectacular showing at the Poker Masters in Las Vegas. He appeared at three final tables in the prestigious high roller series and managed to win two of them. In the $25,000 event, Imsirovic pocketed himself $462,000 for the win and just one day later he took down the $50,000 event for $799,000. That proved to be his largest…

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After Trump cancels, top African leader shortlisted for R-Day chief guest | india news

India may have finalised its chief guest for the next Republic Day, two people familiar with the matter independently said, and it is most likely someone from Africa, perhaps South African President Cyril Ramaphosa. The announcement will probably be made shortly by Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself, and perhaps on Twitter, one of the people added, asking not to be identified.

This person said there was a shortlist of four India was working on and that President Donald Trump of the US had never been on it, although verbal, informal invites were extended to him .The White House confirmed recently that President Trump would not be making the trip to India for the January 26 Republic Day parade on account of other commitments, but the first person insisted that a formal invite had…

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St Kitts-Nevis passports being sold for US$37,500 in the Middle East, says opposition leader

Leader of the Opposition, Dr Denzil Douglas

By Caribbean News Now contributor

BASSETERRE, St Kitts — At a press conference last week, leader of the opposition, Dr Denzil Douglas, said that, during a recent visit to the Middle East, he discovered that citizenship agents were advertising that St Kitts and Nevis economic citizenship can now be obtained for as little as US$37,500.

This was being accomplished, Douglas asserted, through “some creative ways that they have invented, with the support of this government, to further cheapen our citizenship in the market place”.

According to separate reports from Dubai, prospective real estate developers have done a deal with the St Kitts and Nevis government at the highest levels to sell passports using the real estate option for…

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NYS Senate Poised To Make History In January With First African-American Female Leader

Senate Democratic Leader Andrea Stewart–Cousins, who will become the first woman and African-American woman to lead the New York State Senate come January, said she hopes to take action quickly on long-stalled measures in the Senate. She predicts that by the 2020 presidential election, New Yorker s will finally have early voting.

Stewart-Cousins will lead the largest Democratic majority in the Senate in over a century, with at least 40 Democrats in her conference. Thirty-two are needed to form a leadership coalition.

Democrats expected to pick up some seats, but even they were surprised when some longtime Republican officeholders lost Tuesday, including former Senate Health Committee Chair Kemp Hannon, who was defeated by Kevin Thomas, who will become the first Indian-American senator in…

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S/African leader vows to act against bank looters

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07.11.2018 at 14h21
APA News

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has said that the fraud and corruption that took place at the first and only black-owned VBS Bank was a tragedy against the most vulnerable in society, and “that action must be taken against those responsible for the crime.”Responding to oral questions in the National Assembly in Cape Town on Tuesday, the president said: “The real tragedy of VBS is that money was stolen from those in our society who could least afford it. It is a tragedy that has continued itself across several of our state-owned enterprises (SOE) in municipalities and in respect to several private companies.

“For the sake of our people and our…

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South Africa leaving 'dark days' of corruption, says leader

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said his country has survived a "dark period" when corruption was rampant and …
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