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Italian Police Shut Rome Gypsy Camp Despite EU Ruling

ROME (AP) — Police in Rome on Thursday cleared nearly 400 people, including dozens of children, from a shanty camp inhabited for years by members of the minority Roma community, despite a European Union court ruling halting demolition.

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Fusion GPS Founder: FBI May Have Paid Expenses for Anti-Trump Dossier Author

TEL AVIV — Glenn R. Simpson, the co-founder of the controversial opposition research firm Fusion GPS, stated in testimony it “makes sense” to him that the FBI paid for a trip to Rome by the former British spy who was contracted by Simpson’s company to produce the largely discredited 35-page anti-Trump dossier.

Illegal migrants from Africa, attempting to reach Europe, walk towards a detention center off the coastal town of Guarabouli, 60 kilometres (36 miles) east of the capital, on July 8, 2017. Thirty-five migrants, including seven children, were feared drowned after their inflatable craft sank off the Libyan coast, the coastguard …

Italy Airlifts migrants from Libya to Rome

ROME (AP) — Italy organized a first airlift of refugees from Libyan detention centers to Rome after coming under international criticism for helping the Libyan coast guard block migrants from leaving by boat. The Interior Ministry said the refugees were

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Steve Bannon: Same Causes of Roman Empire’s Decline Can Be Seen in America Today

In a new biography by Keith Koffler, Breitbart News Executive Chairman Stephen K. Bannon shares his reminiscences about Edward Gibbon’s The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, calling the tome one of his six most formative influences, and comparing America’s challenges to those to which our forebearers succumbed.

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Rome Eyes Buildings Confiscated from Mafia to House Migrants

ROME (AP) — Rome authorities are looking into whether buildings confiscated from the mafia can be used to house migrants, a move that comes after police were criticized for the violent clashes that erupted as they tried to evacuate a

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Center-Right Set to Win Top Race in Italian Mayoral Runoffs

ROME (AP) — Exit polls early Monday indicated that center-right forces, including an anti-immigrant party, were headed to victory in several key mayoral runoffs, two weeks after a first round of voting saw most populist candidates eliminated in all big

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Trump Surges in Polls During First Foreign Trip

President Donald Trump is apparently receiving high marks for his foreign diplomacy. Rasmussen shows an upswing in the president’s approval ratings as he travels to various hot spots around the globe to advance his foreign policy goals.

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Confirmed: Trump to Visit Israel This Month

WASHINGTON – In an appeal for religious tolerance and unity against the scourge of radicalization, US President Donald Trump has chosen to travel to Riyadh, Jerusalem and Rome on his first presidential trip overseas, senior administration officials confirmed on Thursday.

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Ted Malloch: U.S. and Italy ‘Joined at the Hip’

President Trump met with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni in the Oval Office last Thursday and cemented a crucial and long-lasting bilateral relationship, with a key European ally.

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Italian Court Bows to Powerful Taxi Union, Banning Uber

In a stunning blow to free enterprise, an Italian court has banned Uber from using its apps or advertising its services throughout Italy, following violent protests from the powerful taxi union.

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Controversy As Rome Hospital Hires Abortion Doctors

ROME (AFP) – An Italian hospital’s decision to hire two medics to perform abortions has sparked a Catholic backlash in a country where most doctors refuse to terminate pregnancies, often for religious reasons. Abortion has been legal in Italy since 1978 under

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Italian Police Hunt Culprits Behind Anti-Pope Posters

Italian police spent Monday combing through surveillance video footage in an effort to apprehend the culprits behind the hundreds of anti-pope posters that were plastered around Rome over the weekend.