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umbertino last won the day on May 14 2015

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  1. Which is exactly what undemocratic Soviet Union had done in the 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's in order to get rid of political opponents...Locked them up in nuthouses...Monstrous in the least...But typical of a dictatorship
  2. He's from my hometown....I got to know him before he went to the States...A common friends friend....Trento is a relatively small town ( pop: 100,000) The case against Enrico Forti: Is he the Italian Amanda Knox?
  3. From "On The Road" rec'd live in Germany
  4. Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro tested again for coronavirus Media reports say rightwing populist is showing symptoms of disease Reuters in Rio de Janeiro Tue 7 Jul 2020 09.18 BST Jair Bolsonaro greets supporters at a demonstration outside his presidential palace in May Photograph: Joédson Alves/EPA
  5. Only bold state intervention will save us from a future owned by corporate giants If small businesses fail after Covid-19, the big boys will become even more powerful. A radical 1930s policy could be the answer Joe Guinan and Martin O'Neill Mon 6 Jul 2020 09.00 BST Invest in the green economy and we'll recover from the Covid-19 crisis We must target public spending on green, labour intensive projects which have far more bang for their bucks than tax cuts Thu 2 Jul 2020 10.09 BST First published on Thu 2 Jul 2020 10.08 BST Joseph Stiglitz (a Nobel laureate in economics, university professor at Columbia University and chief economist at the Roosevelt Institute)
  6. But then again....For objectivity of information: Think a 'mild' case of Covid-19 doesn’t sound so bad? Think again Otherwise healthy people who thought they had recovered from coronavirus are reporting persistent and strange symptoms - including strokes Mon 6 Jul 2020 06.17 BST Last modified on Mon 6 Jul 2020 19.28 BST Adrienne Matei
  7. Judge suspends Dakota Access pipeline over environmental concerns US district judge sides with Standing Rock Sioux tribe More extensive environmental review is required – judge Associated Press in Fargo, North Dakota Tue 7 Jul 2020 00.35 BST Opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline march out of their main camp near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, in February 2017 Photograph: Terray Sylvester/Reuters
  8. That's correct.... Here in Europe diff. countries have diff. approaches in regard to this......Germany for instance only deems Covid-19 deaths if victim didn't have prior pathologies....Instead if someone used to have whatever illness before, ie. heart-attack, cancer etc....That would be certified as the cause of death and not CV Here in Italy ( and not only here actually) part of the scientific / medical community considers a 2nd CV wave in the fall "very likely".....I do hope not
  9. Ennio Morricone: maestro of the movies – in pictures Composer Ennio Morricone has died at the age of 91. In a career that spanned seven decades and produced over 500 scores, he created some of the most memorable soundtracks in cinematic history. Here we look back at his life and career Greg Whitmore Main image: Photograph: Public Domain Mon 6 Jul 2020 15.22 BST
  10. Gun violence kills 160 as holiday weekend exposes tale of 'two Americas' With more than 500 wounded across the US, local leaders see racism and under-investment at the root of the crisis Joanna Walters in New York and agencies Tue 7 Jul 2020 10.00 BST Eight-year-old Secoriea Turner was killed over the violent Fourth of July holiday weekend near the site where Rayshard Brooks was killed on 12 June in Atlanta Photograph: Erik S Lesser/EPA More pics
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