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Italian premier's resignation could bring elections in fall

Italian premier's resignation could bring elections in fall

AP

August 20, 2019 at 5:12 pm

ROME (AP) Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte resigned Tuesday amid the collapse of the 14-month-old populist government, raising the possibility of new elections in the fall that could bring to power t...

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Australian court upholds Cardinal Pell child sex convictions

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August 20, 2019 at 4:59 pm | MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) An Australian court by a 2-1 majority ruling Wednesday upheld convictions against Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of children sex abuse. ...

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Migrants exit rescue ship in Italy after 19-day standoff

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August 20, 2019 at 4:32 pm | MILAN (AP) More than 80 people were being evacuated from a migrant rescue ship on Tuesday, capping a drama that saw 15 passengers jump into the sea to escape deteriorating conditions aboard and spu...

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Earth's future is being written in fast-melting Greenland

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August 20, 2019 at 1:34 pm | HELHEIM GLACIER, Greenland (AP) This is where Earth's refrigerator door is left open, where glaciers dwindle and seas begin to rise. New York University air and ocean scientist David Holland, w...

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The Latest: Italian PM is asked to stay as caretaker leader

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August 20, 2019 at 12:35 pm | ROME (AP) The Latest on Italy's government crisis (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Italian PM Giuseppe Conte has tendered his resignation to Italy's president, who has asked Conte and his gover...

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US envoy to resume talks with Taliban on ending Afghan war

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August 20, 2019 at 11:12 am | KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) The United States envoy negotiating with the Taliban for an end to nearly 18 years of fighting in Afghanistan was departing Tuesday for Qatar to resume the talks, the State ...

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Kashmir police say thousands detained in crackdown in region

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August 20, 2019 at 10:41 am | SRINAGAR, India (AP) At least 2,300 people, mostly young men, have been detained in Indian-administered Kashmir during a security lockdown and communications blackout imposed to curtail unrest afte...

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Hong Kong's leader vows to narrow rifts, but no specifics

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August 20, 2019 at 1:17 am | HONG KONG (AP) Facing pressure to end months of antigovernment protests, Hong Kong's leader pledged Tuesday to open up dialogue with city residents in an effort to narrow differences. However, ...

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Hong Kong's evolving protests: Voices from the front lines

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August 20, 2019 at 9:16 am | HONG KONG (AP) On a recent sweltering Saturday, a day now reserved for protest in Hong Kong, a demonstrator named Wayne stepped past a row of plastic barricades, lifted a pair of binoculars and squ...

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