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What to Watch For in Italy’s Election on Sunday

The Democrats formed a coalition with three centrist and center-left movements: Civica Popolare, Insieme (an alliance of the Green Party and the Socialists) and Più Europa (More Europe), the pro-Europe party headed by the Radical Party leader Emma Bonino. The coalition is expected to get about 28 percent of votes, …

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Vivienne Westwood Apologizes for Plagiarizing T-shirt

The Vivienne Westwood T-shirt. Dominique MAITRE COPY MACHINE: Appropriation may be in vogue, but Vivienne Westwood has possibly taken it a step too far having based one of the T-shirts in its fall 2018 collection on creations by young designers, Louise Gray and Rottingdean Bazaar. The London-based house, which in …

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Man released in Donohoe murder probe

A 27-year-old man has been brought before a special sitting of Dundalk District Court, charged with the capital murder of a garda in Co Louth five years ago.  Aaron Brady from New Road, Crossmaglen, Co Armagh is accused of the murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe in the course of his duty …

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Merkel secures fourth term with coalition deal

Angela Merkel has secured her fourth term as Germany’s Chancellor, ending nearly six months of uncertainty since the last election. Members of the Social Democrat Party voted in favour of joining a coalition, clearing the last major hurdle to forming a new government. However, the veteran politician has given away …

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Mile legend Roger Bannister passes away

Roger Bannister, the first man to run a sub-four minute mile, has died aged 88. Bannister, aided by Christopher Chataway and Chris Brasher as pacemakers, achieved the feat by running three minutes 59.4 seconds at the Iffley Road track on 6 May, 1954. Bannister, who also won a Commonwealth and …

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Combine notebook: Jump on Moore bandwagon

INDIANAPOLIS — Maryland’s D.J. Moore entered the NFL Scouting Combine as my second-ranked receiver prospect in the draft. And he’ll leave the Combine as my No. 2 receiver prospect in the draft, behind Alabama’s Calvin Ridley. Except now, the Moore bandwagon is much more crowded. After Moore measured at 6-feet …

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