ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – The speaker of Ethiopia’s lower house of parliament submitted his resignation on Sunday, one of the highest-ranking officials to do so since the ruling EPRDF coalition came to power in 1991.    Abadula Gemeda did not disclose reasons behind his decision, but said he would disclose the factors once his move
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump blamed Senator Bob Corker for the Iran nuclear deal on Sunday in a series of derisive Twitter posts that drew a sharp comeback from the lawmaker, an influential fellow Republican and onetime ally. The senator, who announced his retirement last month, was a national security adviser to Trump
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BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain’s ruling Conservatives barred two of their own lawmakers in the European Parliament after they broke the party whip and voted for a motion demanding London do more to meet EU demands in Brexit talks. “Julie Girling and … Richard Ashworth were suspended from the Conservative Party last night after supporting a
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LONDON (Reuters) – A woman who tried to scale the gates of Buckingham Palace, Queen Elizabeth’s London residence, has been charged with being drunk and disorderly, police said on Sunday. Jessica Davey, aged 35 of west London, will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on Monday, police said. She was detained by police on Saturday before
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BILOXI, Miss. (Reuters) – Hurricane Nate weakened to a tropical depression on Sunday after coming ashore in Mississippi as the fourth hurricane to hit the United States this year, flooding roads and buildings but sparing the state from catastrophic damages. As the storm moved northeast into Alabama, Nate’s maximum sustained winds dropped to 35 miles
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ROMA – La legge sullo Ius soli si approvi entro questa legislatura, anche senza correzioni: è l’appello lanciato dal ministro dell’Interno Marco Minniti in un forum con Avvenire, riportato in apertura del quotidiano. “Quando parliamo di Ius soli e ius culturae”, evidenzia il ministro, “non parliamo di migranti, ma di persone nate in Italia e
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SUZUKA, Japan (Reuters) – Sebastian Vettel is one race reprimand away from a 10-place grid penalty after Formula One stewards punished the Ferrari driver for missing the national anthem at Sunday’s Japanese Grand Prix. The German’s absence was understandable given the commotion around his car on the starting grid as the Italian team’s mechanics hurried
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LECCE – Il maggior canale delle truffe è divenuta la rete attraverso le app di messaggeria istantanea e i nostri account email quotidianamente tempestati da richieste, promesse e finti regali ai quali, purtroppo, spesso continuiamo a cascarci. Ecco perché lo “Sportello dei Diritti”, tra le sue molteplici attività continua a mettere in guardia ogni giorno
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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and major producing nations may take “some extraordinary measures” next year to rebalance the oil market, OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo said on Sunday. Additional oil producing nations may join the Nov. 30 meeting of OPEC, Barkindo told reporters at the India Energy
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NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – Tropical Storm Nate rapidly weakened as it moved over Alabama on Sunday, although the fast-moving former hurricane rattled the doors of Biloxi’s casinos and left gambling floors and highways in the region flooded after making its landfall in Mississippi. Its maximum sustained winds dropped to 45 miles per hour (70 km
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LONDON (Reuters) – British police said on Sunday a man arrested after a car collided with pedestrians in London, injuring 11, had been released under investigation while enquires continued. A 47-year-old was arrested at the scene near London’s Natural History Museum on Saturday on suspicion of dangerous driving. He was treated in hospital before being
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ROMA – Si è spento a Roma all’età di 87 anni Aldo Biscardi, giornalista e conduttore televisivo noto per l’ideazione e la conduzione del programma televisivo “Il processo del Lunedì”. A renderlo noto la famiglia. Nato a Larino (Campobasso), lo storico giornalista sportivo avrebbe compiuto 87 anni tra poco più di un mese. Biscardi era
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MADRID – Mariano Rajoy, in un’intervista al Pais, ha lanciato un appello ai catalani “moderati” affinchè si allontanino dagli “estremisti”, dai “radicali” e dalla “Cup”, partito di sinistra indipendentista. Il presidente della Generalitat Carles Puigdemont parlerà fra tre giorni al parlamento catalano, con con l’eventualità non remota di una possibile proclamazione dell’indipendenza. Intanto sono migliaia
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DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran will consider the U.S. army equivalent to the Islamic State militant group if Washington designates its Revolutionary Guards Corps a terrorist group, Iran’s Tasnim news agency reported the Guards’ commander as saying on Sunday. The news agency reported Mohammad Ali Jafari as adding that the United States was mistaken if it
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(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Saturday’s National Hockey League games: Capitals 6, Canadiens 1 Alex Ovechkin followed up his opening night hat-trick with a four-goal performance and the Washington Capitals routed the Montreal Canadiens 6-1 at Capital One Arena on Saturday. Ovechkin became the fourth NHL player to have a hat-trick in each of
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SYDNEY (Reuters) – The World Solar Challenge began on Sunday with 42 solar cars crossing Australia’s tropical north to its southern shores, a grueling 3,000 km (1,864 mile) race through the outback. The race from the northern city of Darwin to the southern city of Adelaide is expected to take a week for most cars,
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NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) – Hurricane Nate made landfall near the mouth of the Mississippi River as a Category 1 storm packing winds of 85 miles per hour on Saturday night, threatening parts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama with torrential rain and potential flooding. Nate, the fourth major storm to strike the United States in less
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LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Theresa May signalled in an interview that she might demote Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, a Sunday newspaper said, after she faced an open rebellion from within her party this week. The Sunday Times said it asked May about her plans for Johnson, who has professed loyalty but is accused by
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