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ROME | Italian populist leader ‘guarantees’ nation won’t exit euro

ROME— The head of one of Italy’s ruling parties says he guarantees that Italy won’t exit the euro currency bloc nor exceed its targeted deficit limit. Deputy Premier Luigi Di Maio, a coalition leader in the populist government, told reporters Friday that domestic spending cuts plus economic growth spurred by public investment will keep the … Continue reading ROME | Italian populist leader ‘guarantees’ nation won’t exit euro

ISTANBUL | The Latest: Rights groups seek UN probe into missing writer

ISTANBUL — The Latest on the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who went missing after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Leading human rights and journalists’ organizations are urging U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to launch a U.N. investigation into the disappearance and … Continue reading ISTANBUL | The Latest: Rights groups seek UN probe into missing writer

CHICAGO | Lyric Opera of Chicago: Musicians have ratified labor deal

CHICAGO — The Lyric Opera of Chicago says striking musicians have approved a multi-year labor deal and the season will resume Wednesday. A statement released by the music company Sunday night says members of the Chicago Federation of Musicians Local 10-208 ratified the agreement with Lyric Opera extending through the 2020-21 season. A tentative deal … Continue reading CHICAGO | Lyric Opera of Chicago: Musicians have ratified labor deal

LONDON | Britain to accept some EU rules in case of Brexit no deal

LONDON — Britain will unilaterally accept some European Union rules and give EU financial services firms continued access to the U.K. market in order to maintain stability if the country crashes out of the bloc without a deal, the country’s top negotiator said Thursday. The details come in a raft of documents laying out government … Continue reading LONDON | Britain to accept some EU rules in case of Brexit no deal

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | Hearing on disclosure of school shooting suspect’s education

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Attorneys for Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz want a judge to prevent release of details of his education records to guarantee a fair trial. A hearing is set Friday on whether a report outlining Cruz’s time in the Broward County school system should be made public. One judge has ruled … Continue reading FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. | Hearing on disclosure of school shooting suspect’s education