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Italy quake hits regional economy built on small producers

ROME (AP) — The Lanzi company has been curing hams in the Italian town of Norcia for over half a century. It’s a family business, employing owner David Lanzi’s five children as well as 60 locals. All of that is now at risk, after Sunday’s earthquake knocked down the walls of the company’s cured meats […]
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The crackdown on fake degree holders comes after another purge launched in March last year discovered more than 19,700 "ghost workers" on the East African nation's public sector payroll.
The United Nations issued an ultimatum Friday - if donors fail to pour more money into Africa and Yemen then aid workers might have to choose which of the starving millions live or die.
AMMAN — Labeling Israel's treatment of Palestinians as "apartheid" is like flinging a burning match into spilled gasoline — so combustible are the passions o
Defeated first-round French presidential candidate Nicolas Dupont-Aignan called on his voters on Friday to support the far-right Marine Le Pen in the May 7 runoff.
The U.S. National Security Agency has halted a form of surveillance that allowed it to collect the digital communications of Americans that mentioned a foreign intelligence target without a warrant, t
The U.S. National Security Agency has halted a form of surveillance that allowed it to collect digital communications of U.S. residents that mentioned a foreign intelligence target without a warrant,
Donald Trump said Friday he's "happy" with his achievements on the eve of his 100 days as president of the United States, despite an admission the job's harder than he expected.
Federica Mogherini has said that the EU has left the door ajar for Turkey membership
MONTREAL - Bombardier faces a lengthy legal battle with Boeing after the aerospace giant filed a complaint with the U.S. government and the process could hurt sales of the new ...
The Times responds to reader queries about life in North Korea.
Germany's Interior Ministry said Friday it will "leave no stone unturned" in trying to determine how a German army officer managed to register as a Syrian asylum-seeker without being detected.
European Union leaders are poised to support allowing Northern Ireland, if it unites with Ireland, to automatically become part of the multi-nation bloc after Britain’s departure via Brexit. Leade
A NATO member since 2009, Albania is a candidate for EU membership and hopes to open negotiations by the end of the year.
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi police and hospital officials say a car bomb at a police station in central Baghdad killed four people and wounded eight late Friday night. The explosion targeted the back entran
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A man accused of livestreaming himself brandishing weapons and making threats outside an anti-Islam event is back in custody. Authorities say 45-year-old Ehab Abdulmutta Jabe
Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan says the Islamic Republic reserves the right to give a crushing response to the recent terrorist crime against Iranian border guards serving on
TORONTO - A veteran police officer who prepared bogus accident reports in exchange for cash lost his bid on Friday to overturn his conviction and five-year prison term. In upholding the ...
CALGARY - A police investigator says there was no indication that the driver of a truck involved in a hit and run that killed a gas station worker tried to ...
PARIS/CHATELLERAULT, France (Reuters) - Marine Le Pen's bid to defy the odds and win the French presidency risked a setback on Friday when her designated stand-in as National Front party leader stood
BOSTON (AP) — A cable news station has apologized for accompanying a story on police stops of minorities with a graphic that included the term “colored people.” New England Cable News use
The secretary of state called on China in particular to leverage its trade links as influence.
NEW YORK (AP) — Former New York Mets pitcher Dwight Gooden has gotten a key to the city 31 years after the team’s thrilling World Series win over the Boston Red Sox. Teammates from the 1986 Met
The United States was a supporter of ethnic Albanians in neighboring during the 1998-1999 war where Kosovo sought to become independent from Serbia.
SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian unions on Friday led the nation's first general strike in over two decades to protest President Michel Temer's austerity measures, hitting public transport and
CETINJE — Montenegro's parliament on yesterday supported the Balkan country's membership in NATO in a historic turn toward the West amid protests by Russia a
Cuba's state news agency Prensa Latina officially restarted journalism operations in the U.S. capital of Washington on Friday, unfreezing 50 years of inactivity and marking another step in the rapproc
KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The youngest survivor of an Uber driver's alleged shooting rampage in Kalamazoo, Michigan, last year will start high school with her classmates this fall. Abigail Kopf, 15, underwe
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robin Coste Lewis is the new poet laureate of Los Angeles. Mayor Eric Garcetti announced the two-year appointment Thursday, calling Lewis a fearless writer. The post is intended to
LOS TEQUES, Venezuela (Reuters) - Hundreds of activists marched on Friday to the hilltop jail of Venezuela's best-known detained opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez in the latest of a month of protests a
Donald Trump has reaffirmed his support for gun rights, telling a National Rifle Association (NRA) convention that "the eight-year assault on your Second Amendment freedoms has come to a crashing end"
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