Italian Mayor Sentenced to 13 years in Prison

Former Riace Mayor Domenico Lucano was sentenced by Italian authorities to 13 years and two months in prison for alleged conspiracy, abuse of office, fraud, extortion, embezzlement, and abetting illegal immigration. Lucano, who was mayor during the European migrant crisis …

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Texas Republican Governor Greg Abbott Signs Voting Restrictions Bill into Law

Texas Republican Governor Greg Abbott ratified a bill on Tuesday, September 7, that establishes strict new voting rules which ends Democrats’ efforts to hamper the legislation by preventing a Republican majority in the House.  State legislators approved the bill last …

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At Least 36 People Killed after Night Raid in Nigerian Village

At least 36 villagers were killed after a group of unidentified gunmen attacked a village near the central Nigerian city of Jos late Tuesday, authorities said. According to a military spokesman, the attackers raided many houses in the village of …

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Local Australian Council Kills Rescue Dogs, Including 10 Puppies, Over COVID-19 Restrictions

A local government in rural Australia fatally shot dogs on their way to another town’s animal shelter, fearing that the shelter’s employees would spread the coronavirus by traveling to pick up the animals. According to Bourke Shire Council’s watchdog, the …

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Six People Dead after Plane Crashed in Alaska

The U.S. Coast Guard said that a sightseeing plane crashed in a mountainous area of southeast Alaska, killing all six people who boarded the aircraft. Officials said the aircraft, a single-engine de Havilland DHC-2 Beaver, had departed from Misty Fjords …

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At Least 68 People Killed in Lightning Strikes across Three States in India

At least 68 people were killed after a series of lightning incidents across Indian states of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan on Sunday, state and local authorities said. According to the local police,  the victims were tourists visiting the …

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