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Italy: Bus driver abducts 51 children, sets vehicle on fire

Mar. 20, 2019 6:56 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — A bus driver in northern Italy abducted 51 children and their school chaperones Wednesday, threatening the hostages' lives for 40 minutes and setting the bus on fire at a Carabinieri blockade. Officers from the national police force broke windows at the back of the bus to reach the passengers...

Lebanese PM calls on Italy to increase investment in Lebanon

Feb. 7, 2019 7:53 AM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's prime minister urged his Italian counterpart on Thursday to have Italian companies invest in his country as it grapples with deepening economic challenges. "The coming period in Lebanon is a period of work ... with many investment opportunities," Saad Hariri told visiting Italian...