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For Some Italians, the Future of Work Looks Like the Past

CORCOLLE, Italy — On a small farm outside Rome, workers crouched in the corridors of a cornfield and tended to stalks for the coming harvest. The ones from Morocco, Romania and Nigeria knew exactly what to do. It was the new Italian [...]

Coronavirus Live Updates: British Parliament Looks to Meet in Cyberspace

British Parliament is moving its business online, for now. A scramble is underway to convert an ancient institution, the British Parliament, into a virtual one. After an absence of several weeks, lawmakers are anxious to return to the [...]

Sanders looks strong as the Nevada caucuses kick off

*/ ]]> LAS VEGAS — As Nevada Democrats began caucusing Saturday, Bernie Sanders appeared destined to clinch another early-state victory and become the unmistakable frontrunner in the presidential primary. The latest: · Sanders is strong [...]

Trump looks to sign trade deal, show wins during impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump is eager to show off a big policy win during his impeachment trial by signing into law a major rewrite of the rules of trade with Canada and Mexico. Trump made renegotiating the North American [...]

New Al Sharpton book looks at America’s political crossroads

NEW YORK (AP) – The Rev. Al Sharpton is working on a book that will address what he calls an urgent moment in American history. The longtime civil rights activist’s “Rise Up: Confronting a Country at the Crossroads” is coming out [...]

South Africa looks again at anti-apartheid activist’s death

JOHANNESBURG (AP) – South Africa has opened an inquest into the death of an anti-apartheid activist in police custody nearly four decades ago as pressure for justice in similar cases continues. Dr. Neil Aggett’s body was found hanging [...]

Senate looks for holiday truce on impeachment trial

*/ ]]> Senators aren’t likely to let a little thing like impeachment ruin their holiday plans. As soon as the House impeaches President Donald Trump, the Senate is in theory required to immediately begin a trial. But for a multitude of [...]

As Talks With Putin Loom, Ukraine Looks in Vain for U.S. Help

KIEV, Ukraine — Ukrainians are used to hearing the West call for stability in their country. This fall, the roles have reversed. “Ukraine would very much like to see a stable political situation in the States,” Oleksandr Turchynov, [...]

What India Looks Like When the Air Turns to Poison

NEW DELHI — Air pollution in India’s capital climbed to poisonous extremes over the weekend and into Monday, blanketing streets in an opaque haze, delaying flights and prompting fights between politicians over who was to blame. Every [...]

Austria’s Kurz, Leading in Polls, Looks Open to Reunion With Far Right

VIENNA — When Sebastian Kurz became Austria’s youngest-ever chancellor two years ago, he made a pact to govern with the far right. He would in effect housebreak them, he suggested, checking their worst instincts. In the 18 months [...]