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Italy says 6 other countries will take migrants who’ve been at sea for 2 weeks

Letter from PM to deputy Salvini reflects heated relations within Italy’s coalition government. Spanish migrant rescue ship Open Arms is seen close to the Italian shore in Lampedusa, Italy, on Thursday. The ship entered Italian waters after a court ruling in its favour. (Guglielmo Mangiapane/Reuters) Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Thursday that six EU […]

A SpaceX Falcon heavy rocket lifts off from pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., early Tuesday, June 25, 2019. The Falcon rocket has a payload military and scientific research satellites. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
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SpaceX launches heaviest rocket yet, carrying 24 satellites

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX launched its heftiest rocket with 24 research satellites Tuesday, a middle-of-the-night rideshare featuring a deep space atomic clock, solar sail, a clean and green rocket fuel testbed, and even human ashes. It was the third flight of a Falcon Heavy rocket, but the first ordered by the military. The Defence […]

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Commemoration of the 10-year anniversary of the Women, Youth, Peace and Security Working Group in West Africa and the Sahel

The Working Group intends to take the opportunity of its 10 years of existence to assess then discuss its achievements and needs in order to take necessary measures for the years to comeDAKAR, Senegal, — The United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS) in partnership with the UN WOMEN Office for West […]

Canada's Doneil Henry (15) and Cuba's Luis Paradela (23) chase the ball during the first half of a CONCACAF Golf Cup soccer match in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, June 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
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Cavallini, David scores 3 goals, Canada defeats Cuba 7-0

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Coach John Herdman couldn’t be happier about the state of Canadian soccer. “Our Canadian football system is starting to produce players,” Herdman said. “That’s exciting, seeing those youngsters coming through.” Canada got three goals each from 19-year-old Jonathan David and Lucas Cavallini, and breezed to a 7-0 win over Cuba on Sunday […]

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UN chief deplores lack of civilian protection in armed conflict

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday deplored the lack of civilian protection in armed conflict and the erosion of respect for international humanitarian law. “While the normative framework (for civilian protection) has been strengthened, compliance has deteriorated,” he told a Security Council open debate on the protection of civilians in armed conflict. Grave human suffering is still being caused […]

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How bad is China’s economic slump? It’s impossible to tell

Companies and executives around the world are desperately trying to gauge the severity of China’s economic slowdown. But getting a clear picture is very difficult.Growth in the world’s second-biggest economy cooled last year to its lowest level in almost three decades, according to government data. Top global brands including Apple (AAPL) and Caterpillar (CAT) have blamed weakness in China for their disappointing earnings.The […]