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At least 10 dead in surge of white-water creek in Italy

At least 10 dead in surge of white-water creek in Italy

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ROME (Reuters) - At least 10 people were killed in southern Italy on Monday when the level of a raging white-water creek in a deep mountain gorge swelled suddenly after heavy rainfall upstream, officials said. A rescue helicopter is seen after several people were killed in a mountain gorge flooding, in the municipality of Civita,…
London tube station shooting injures three people: police
Freed Mexico teachers’ union boss attacks education reforms
Brazil has not ruled out closing border with Venezuela: minister
Muslim pilgrims in Muzdalifa prepare for final stages of haj
Accused Russian in U.S. faces ‘borderline torture’: Moscow

Accused Russian in U.S. faces 'borderline torture': Moscow

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MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia accused the United States of trying to break the spirit in jail of Maria Butina, a woman U.S. authorities say is a Russian government agent, and complained she was being subjected to “borderline torture.” Butina, a 29-year-old gun rights advocate living in Washington, D.C., was arrested in July and has been…
Reuters journalists face verdict next week on Myanmar secrets charges

Reuters journalists face verdict next week on Myanmar secrets charges

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YANGON (Reuters) - The judge in the trial of two Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar on accusations of obtaining secret state documents said on Monday he will deliver his verdict on Aug. 27, in a case seen as a test of press freedom in the fledgling democracy. The judge set the date after hearing closing…
Spanish police treat attempted knife attack as terrorist act

Spanish police treat attempted knife attack as terrorist act

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MADRID (Reuters) - A man, wielding a knife and uttering the word “Allah” lunged at an officer in a police station near Barcelona, Spain, on Monday in what police said was a terrorist act, and was shot dead. Police said the man entered the station in Cornella, in the northeastern region of Catalonia, shortly before…
Manafort jury ends 3rd day of deliberations in fraud trial

Manafort jury ends 3rd day of deliberations in fraud trial

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For a third day, jury deliberations have adjourned without reaching a verdict in the financial fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. Jurors in Alexandria, Va., tasked with the 18-count indictment, asked the judge late Monday afternoon for permission to continue deliberating. The judge said the jury would reconvene on Tuesday morning. Federal prosecutors in…
Judge orders trial of Michigan official on Flint charges

Judge orders trial of Michigan official on Flint charges

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Michigan's health director will stand trial on involuntary manslaughter charges in the deaths of two men linked to an outbreak of legionnaires' disease in the Flint area.  Nick Lyon is accused of failing to issue a timely alert to the public about the outbreak. Judge David Goggins said deaths likely could have been prevented if…