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di ILEANA CIRULLI – Un 20enne della Pennsylvania ha confessato di essere stato l’artefice dell’omicidio di quattro suoi coetanei, scomparsi già la settimana scorsa nella comunità rurale di Bucks County, dove lui stesso risiede. Il giovane era già nella lista degli indiziati, poichè era stato incriminato per il furto dell’auto di uno dei ragazzi scomparsi,
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PARIS (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will watch American and French soldiers march together through Paris on Friday in a double celebration marking 100 years since the United States entered World War One and France’s annual Bastille Day holiday. The occasion, also featuring a bi-national fly-past of fighter jets symbolizing present day military cooperation in
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Frustrated that China has not done more to rein in North Korea, the Trump administration could impose new sanctions on small Chinese banks and other firms doing business with Pyongyang within weeks, two senior U.S. officials said. The U.S. measures would initially hit Chinese entities considered “low-hanging fruit,” including smaller financial institutions
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CINA – E’ morto il premio Nobel per la Pace cinese e oppositore Liu Xiaobo è morto a 61 anni. Era malato di un cancro al fegato. Il dissidente era ricoverato al First Hospital of China Medical University di Shenyang. Usa e Germania avevano espresso preoccupazione sulla sorte dello scrittore che era rimasto in stato
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BERLIN (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday that if Moscow really did have the power to influence foreign elections, its relations with its neighbors would be very different. “In eight months of investigations, there’s no single fact that’s been put on the table,” Lavrov said of allegations that Kremlin-sponsored hackers attempted
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STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Sweden has intensified its crackdown on illegal immigrants after a failed asylum-seeker killed five people in Stockholm, but the move has raised concerns that more migrants will be driven underground to join a shadowy underclass. In the past months, police have staged wider sweeps on workplaces to check papers, netting undocumented workers,
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PARIS (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump, under fire at home over Russian connections and abroad over climate change and trade, arrives in Paris on Thursday seeking common ground with France’s new leader Emmanuel Macron. After a bumpy start to relations, the two men both have incentives to improve ties – Macron hoping to elevate
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PARIS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s relationship with Emmanuel Macron got off to an awkward start, with a jaw-clenching handshake at a summit in Brussels before the French president rebuked the U.S. leader for his stance on climate change. The two men would appear to have little in common. Trump, 71, is an anti-globalist elected
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By Sylvia Westall | DUBAI DUBAI U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson faces an uphill task in persuading four Arab states to end a boycott of Qatar in talks on Wednesday after the four labeled a U.S.-Qatar terrorism financing accord an inadequate response to their concerns. Any resolution of the dispute has to address all
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LIMA (Reuters) – Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski and the leader of the powerful opposition party that controls Congress expressed optimism that they can work together after holding a rare, two-hour meeting on Tuesday aimed at easing political hostilities. Speaking to reporters side-by-side outside of the presidential palace in Lima, centrist Kuczynski and rightwing Keiko
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DOHA The United States and Qatar signed an agreement on Tuesday aimed at combating the financing of terrorism, as U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visited Doha to try to end a month-long rift between Western-allied Arab states. Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt imposed sanctions on Qatar last month, accusing it
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PAMPLONA, Spain A young man was given hospital treatment for a head injury after taking part in a bull run on Tuesday through the narrow streets of Pamplona, northern Spain, though none of the hundreds of runners who took part in the festival was gored. The run, on the fifth day of the San Fermin
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di BEATRICE GALLUZZO – Diablo winds li chiamano, ovvero venti del diavolo. Sono quelle correnti calde e secche che dalla primavera all’autunno soffiano sulle foreste e sui boschi della California, spesso trasformando i vasti terreni dello Stato in dei roghi spaventosi. Sta succedendo anche quest’anno, in misura impressionante: al momento stanno divampando almeno 17 incendi,
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ISTANBUL Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday it was increasingly important that neighboring Iraq remain a unified country and said a planned Kurdish referendum on independence should not go ahead. Authorities in Kurdish northern Iraq have announced an independence referendum on Sept. 25, and the president of the Kurdistan Regional Government told Reuters last
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