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Provisional results show Italy set for first far-right government since World War II
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Joanna Kakissis, The Associated Press | September 25, 2022
Far-Right party Brothers of Italy's leader Giorgia Meloni flashes the victory sign at her party's electoral headquarters in Rome, early Monday, Sept. 26, 2022. Gregorio Borgia | AP Updated September 25, 2022 at 9:16 PM ET ROME — The coalition led by far-right leader Giorgia Meloni won the most votes ...
Russians protested in dozens of cities against Putin’s military draft
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Charles Maynes | September 24, 2022
Police officers detain a man in Moscow on Saturday following calls to protest against the military draft announcement. AFP via Getty Images MOSCOW — Russians again protested against President Vladimir Putin's decision to draft additional forces for his struggling military operation in Ukraine — holding scattered demonstrations in dozens of ...
Tropical Storm Ian threatens the Caribbean and Florida with hurricane conditions
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Joe Hernandez | September 24, 2022
An image from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows the projected path of Tropical Storm Ian. NOAA Updated September 24, 2022 at 9:53 PM ET Officials in the Caribbean and Florida are warning residents to prepare for the arrival of Tropical Storm Ian, an intensifying storm that's expected to ...
Is the American dream worth the risk? These migrants hope so
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Lilly Quiroz | September 24, 2022
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De fosas comunes a Martha’s Vineyard, el sueño americano del migrante está plagado
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Lilly Quiroz | September 24, 2022
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Giorgia Meloni may become Italy’s 1st far-right leader since World War II
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Adam Raney | September 24, 2022
From left, The League's Matteo Salvini, Forza Italia's Silvio Berlusconi, Brothers of Italy's Giorgia Meloni and Noi Con l'Italia's Maurizio Lupi attend the center-right coalition closing rally in Rome on Thursday. If polling is correct, Italians will elect their country's most right-wing government since the end of World War II ...
After Hurricane Fiona, avocados have become a currency of community in Puerto Rico
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Adrian Florido | September 23, 2022
Magaly Vázquez and Pedro Lugo, with the avocados and bananas that friends have given them after Hurricane Fiona knocked much of the island's fruit off trees. Adrian Florido | NPR LAJAS, Puerto Rico — There's an old superstition in Puerto Rico that when the avocado trees are especially full of ...
At least 77 people died when a boat carrying migrants sank off Syria, an official says
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The Associated Press | September 23, 2022
Lebanese Red Cross ambulances, carrying the bodies of people who died in a boat sinking, cross between Lebanon and Syria on Friday. Bilal Hussein | AP ARIDA BORDER CROSSING, Lebanon — At least 77 people were killed when a boat carrying migrants sank off Syria this week, the country's health ...
U.S. lets tech firms boost internet access in Iran following a crackdown on protesters
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The Associated Press | September 23, 2022
Protesters gather in front of the embassy of Iran in Berlin, on Tuesday after the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in the custody of Iran's morality police. Michael Sohn | AP WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department said Friday it was allowing American tech firms to expand their business in Iran, ...
Russians are protesting and fleeing the country as Putin orders a draft for Ukraine
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Charles Maynes | September 23, 2022
Riot police detain demonstrators during a protest against mobilization in Moscow on Wednesday. Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a partial mobilization of reservists in Russia, effective immediately. AP MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin's order to mobilize more troops to bolster his struggling military campaign in Ukraine has been rippling ...