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Angelo Rottoli, Italian Boxer and Man About Town, Dies at 61

Angelo Rottoli, Italian Boxer and Man About Town, Dies at 61

Angelo Rottoli, Italian Boxer and Man About Town, Dies at 61 Angelo Rottoli, Italian Boxer and Man About Town, Dies at 61 This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. MILAN — The long reach and good looks of the five-time Italian heavyweight champion Angelo Rottoli earned him …

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The Circus Came to Town, Then It Couldn’t Leave

The Circus Came to Town, Then It Couldn’t Leave

The Circus Came to Town, Then It Couldn’t Leave The Circus Came to Town, Then It Couldn’t Leave CORCOLLE, Italy — At the end of Italy’s coronavirus lockdown, one of the camels broke free. On a narrow field surrounded by low-rise apartments, bus stops and a tangled ribbon of highway ramps, the camel scampered past lions, which leapt against their …

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‘It feels like a fairytale’: Matt Damon says his lockdown experience in small Irish town is ‘incredible’

‘It feels like a fairytale’: Matt Damon says his lockdown experience in small Irish town is ‘incredible’

‘It feels like a fairytale’: Matt Damon says his lockdown experience in small Irish town is ‘incredible’ ‘It feels like a fairytale’: Matt Damon says his lockdown experience in small Irish town is ‘incredible’ Matt Damon has revealed what it has been like to spend lockdown in a small Irish town. The actor and his family have been living in Dalkey, …

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In Belgian-Dutch Border Town, Coronavirus Makes Life Complicated

In Belgian-Dutch Border Town, Coronavirus Makes Life Complicated

In Belgian-Dutch Border Town, Coronavirus Makes Life Complicated In Belgian-Dutch Border Town, Coronavirus Makes Life Complicated BAARLE-HERTOG-NASSAU — With the border dividing the Netherlands and Belgium cutting straight through the entrance of her studio and art gallery, Sylvia Reijbroek was confused over which country’s rules to follow when the coronavirus upended Europe. Playing it safe, Ms. Reijbroek decided to follow …

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Gunman Kills 9 in Lebanon Mountain Town

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BEIRUT, Lebanon — A gunman went on a rampage in a mountain town in Lebanon on Tuesday, killing four Lebanese and five Syrians before fleeing into the surrounding wilderness, Lebanon’s state-run National News Agency said. The suspect was not immediately identified and his motive remained unclear. Lebanon has a long history of civil violence and political assassinations, and many families …

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A Town Is Besieged by Children, Foreign and Violent

A Town Is Besieged by Children, Foreign and Violent

A LUMINOUS REPUBLIC By Andrés Barba “When I’m asked about the 32 children who lost their lives in San Cristóbal, my response varies depending on the age of my interlocutor,” explains the narrator in the first sentence of the novel “A Luminous Republic,” by the Spanish writer Andrés Barba. Containing both a thrillerish hook and a setup for pontification, this …

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Coronavirus: Creepy siren from horror film The Purge used to enforce curfew in US town, terrifying residents

Coronavirus: Creepy siren from horror film The Purge used to enforce curfew in US town, terrifying residents

Police in a Louisiana town used a siren that sounded terrifyingly similar to the one used in dystopian slasher film The Purge to enforce coronavirus lockdown. Residents of Crowley were left quaking when the siren was blared out by squad cars, which can be heard in a video obtained by local station KATC. In the film and TV series of the same …

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Fatal Knife Attack in French Town Under Lockdown

Fatal Knife Attack in French Town Under Lockdown

PARIS — A man wielding a knife attacked customers lined up outside a bakery in a town under lockdown south of the French city of Lyon on Saturday, killing two people and wounding several others, prosecutors said. The antiterrorism prosecutor’s office said a suspect was arrested after the attack unfolded at 11 a.m. local time in a commercial street in …

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