Grave lutto a Milano e nel mondo cattolico: all’età di 83 anni è morto, dopo una lunga malattia, il cardinale Dionigi Tettamanzi. Arcivescovo di Milano dal 2002 al 2011, il cardinale si è spento nella Villa Sacro Cuore, la ‘Casa di spiritualità della Diocesi’, a Triuggio, in Brianza, dove si era ritirato dopo la fine
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LONDON (Reuters) – British finance minister Philip Hammond has blocked government attempts to curb high-stakes gambling machines commonly found in betting shops in order to preserve tax revenues, the Daily Mail newspaper reported on Saturday. Britain’s ministry for culture, media and sports, which regulates the gambling industry, launched a consultation in October into the maximum
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“Essere diventato l’allenatore della Nazionale, dopo esserne stato giocatore, è qualcosa di diverso. E’ un sogno che si realizza ma è anche il raggiungimento di un obiettivo professionale, del top della carriera” ha dichiarato il nuovo ct dell’Italbasket Romeo Sacchetti, presentato a Cagliari.  “Sono innamorato di Sacchetti per la sua normalità e quando Messina mi
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia said on Saturday the European Union’s decision to sanction a Russian deputy energy minister over the delivery of Siemens’ turbines to Moscow-annexed Crimea was politically motivated and illegal. The EU first imposed sanctions on Russia after the 2014 military annexation of Crimea from Ukraine. On Friday, it introduced additional measures in
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LONDON (Reuters) – World Athletics Championships organizers rebuffed criticism from Usain Bolt about his starting blocks in the 100 meters on Saturday, insisting they had been checked and were the same model used in Beijing two years ago. Bolt, who will seek to finish his matchless individual sprint career with a 100m gold medal in
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MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s former ambassador to Washington, Sergei Kislyak, said on Saturday his conversations with former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn had been transparent and focused on matters of U.S.-Russia cooperation. Kislyak ended his tenure in Washington in July but remains a key figure in ongoing U.S. investigations into Moscow’s alleged meddling
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(Reuters) – Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) on Friday reported a 15 percent drop in second-quarter profit, as lower investment gains and a loss from insurance underwriting offset improvement in its BNSF railroad business. Operating profit also fell short of analyst forecasts, though Berkshire attributed much of the decline to currency fluctuations and its
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Friday threw out the murder conviction of an ex-Blackwater security guard and ordered three of his former colleagues to be re-sentenced in the high-profile prosecution stemming from the massacre of 14 unarmed Iraqi civilians at a Baghdad traffic circle in 2007. The U.S. Court of Appeals for
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BERLIN (Reuters) – German techno band Scooter faces significant legal consequences for performing at a festival in the Crimea region of Ukraine that was annexed by Russia in 2014, the Ukrainian ambassador to Germany said an interview published Saturday. Andrij Melnyk, Ukraine’s envoy to Germany, told the Funke Mediengruppe newspaper chain that the band’s decision
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Investigators working for U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating whether President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign colluded with Russia, have asked the White House for documents related to his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, the New York Times reported on Friday. “Though not a formal subpoena, the document request is
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(Reuters) – Firefighters on Friday extinguished a string of sulfur fires that broke out in a small Pennsylvania town after dozens of CSX Corp rail cars careened off the tracks, the company said, but residents remained under evacuation orders. Emergency agencies were awaiting results of air quality tests in the area before determining as early
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LONDON (Reuters) – Mo Farah launched the World Athletics Championships in scintillating fashion on Friday with another consummate 10,000 meters triumph that further embellished his claim to being the greatest distance racer in the sport’s history. With 55,000 of his home fans roaring their support at the London Stadium, the 34-year-old Briton sprinted away with
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LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – A U.S. judge in Law Vegas set a $30,000 bail on Friday for a famed British cyber security researcher accused of advertising and selling malicious code used to pilfer banking and credit card information. Marcus Hutchins, 23, gained international celebrity status within the hacker community in May when he was credited
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(Reuters) – A British cyber security researcher arrested in the United States on hacking charges has gained the support of his MP in England. Marcus Hutchins, 23, widely credited with helping neutralize the global “WannaCry” ransomware attack, was arrested on charges he conspired to sell malware that steals online banking credentials and credit card data,
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(Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google is developing technology that media companies could use to create stories similar to those found on Snapchat’s “Discover” platform, a person familiar with the plans said on Friday. Google’s project, dubbed “Stamp,” is in the early stages of testing with publishers, said the person, who spoke on condition of anonymity.
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