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Italian politics in nutshell: How country ended up with ex-IMF chief it never voted for as its PM

Italy’s March elections were followed by months of negotiations, which ended with the president’s move to block the will of people and pick an ex-IMF director as the new interim PM. Let’s recap how it happened. Improbable as it first seemed, a League-Five Star Movement coalition was formed nearly three months after the country voted. The elections of March 4 ...

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US arms ended up with Al-Nusra jihadists in Syria, says weapons dealmaker

Weapons sent by the Obama administration to so-called ‘moderate’ anti-government forces in Syria instead fell into Al-Nusra jihadists’ hands, according to a US-trained rebel and fixer in Aleppo. Major Anas Ibrahim Obaid, better known by his nom de guerre Abu Zayd, told Fox News that he gave pickup trucks and ammunition supplied by the US to Al-Nusra, an Al-Qaeda affiliate, ...

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Facebook’s Free Basics program ended quietly in Myanmar last year

As recently as last week, Facebook was touting the growth of its Internet.org app Free Basics, but the program isn’t working out everywhere. As the Outline originally reported and TechCrunch confirmed, the Free Basics program has ended in Myanmar, perhaps Facebook’s most controversial non-Western market at the moment. Its mission statement pledging to “bring more people online and help improve their ...

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Twitter ended the year on a fascinating run

It’s been pretty easy to point at Twitter and, with each quarterly moment when it discloses its financial guts, let out a long exasperated sigh. Twitter since going public at a now in retrospect astounding valuation has for much of its public life been quite the disappointment to Wall Street. But then something interesting happened in the back half of ...

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Woman missing for 25 days can't explain how she ended up in woods

A legally blind Alabama woman found naked on the side of the road after spending nearly a month in the wilderness does not remember much about the events leading up to her disappearance. Lisa Theris was united with loved ones earlier this week after a motorist spotted her on the side of a country road in Union County and called ...

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UFC's 'Platinum' Mike Perry Says He May Have Ended Jake Ellenberger's Career (VIDEO)

UFC’s ‘Platinum’ Mike PerryI May Have Ended Ellenberger’s Career… And I Don’t Care. 4/24/2017 4:51 PM PDT EXCLUSIVE UFC rising star “Platinum” Mike Perry says he knows the devastating right elbow he used to K.O. Jake Ellenberger could’ve ended the guy’s career … but it hasn’t fazed him one bit! Perry joined the guys on the “TMZ Sports” TV show ...

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McCown pickup hasn't ended Jets' Trubisky crush, and it shouldn't

The most pivotal question during the NFL’s exhaustive pre-draft evaluation process: Do the Jets still have the hots for North Carolina quarterback Mitch(ell) Trubisky? Three months after the Daily News reported that the chatter in league circles was that Gang Green was head over heels for the young signal caller, inquiring minds want to know whether they still have a ...

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This pretty Seahawks flea flicker ended with Ricardo Lockette taking a Panther’s soul

The Seahawks hit a beautiful play against the Panthers. This Russell Wilson flea flicker to Ricardo Lockette was fun fun fun fun fun fun fun: This play is ridiculous for two reasons. We see flea flickers from time to time, but the design of this one is nifty. Normally a flea flicker features a running back faking a dive up ...

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