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Italy's Renzi resigns as party chief, seeks renewed mandate

Monday, 20 February 2017, 08:34 Last update: about 14 hours ago Associated Press

Former Italian Premier Matteo Renzi resigned on Sunday as leader of his fractious Democratic Party in a bid to win a fresh, stronger mandate before parliamentary elections which populist...

Father, son killed in head-on collision with each other

Sunday, 19 February 2017, 07:28 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Authorities say a father and son have been killed in a head-on collision with each other in Fayette County, Alabama. Alabama state troopers say alcohol is a factor in the crash that killed...

Joggers in bras, panties, briefs raise money for sick kids

Sunday, 19 February 2017, 07:24 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Some joggers weren't joking when they said they were going out for a "brief run." In briefs, boxers, bras and bloomers, they ran three-quarters of a mile in a Valentine's Day-related charity...

Watch: Passenger train derails near Brussels; 1 killed, 20 hurt

Saturday, 18 February 2017, 15:18 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

A passenger train derailed and flipped on its side Saturday near Brussels, killing one person and injuring up to 20 others, a Belgian official said. Leuven Mayor Louis Tobback said the person who...

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