Latest Italy News

The Latest: Amazon pushes back its return-to-office date

Aug. 05, 2021 16:17 PM EDT

SEATTLE - Amazon has pushed back its return-to-office date for tech and corporate workers until January as COVID-19 cases surge nationally due to the more contagious delta variant. Unlike its Seattle-area rival Microsoft and other tech giants, Amazon will not mandate...

Olympics Latest: China women win table tennis again

Aug. 05, 2021 10:53 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT China's women continued their table tennis dominance,...

Italian man identified as top crime boss arrested in Madrid

Aug. 05, 2021 09:10 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — A fugitive Italian man identified as a leader of what is believed to be one of the world’s wealthiest criminal organizations has been arrested in Madrid, Spanish and Italian police said Thursday. Italy’s Carabinieri identified the man as Domenico...

UK police arrest 11 over racist abuse after Euros final

Aug. 05, 2021 05:32 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British police said Thursday they have made 11 arrests in connection with the online racial abuse of England soccer players following their team's loss to Italy in the final of the European Championship last month. Marcus Rashford, Jadon Sancho and Bukayo...

Olympics Latest: World champ Dutch out in women's handball

Aug. 04, 2021 10:26 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ World champion the Netherlands is out of the women’s handball competition at the Tokyo...

Filipovic, Serbia beat Italy 10-6 in water polo quarters

Aug. 04, 2021 09:23 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Filip Filipovic pumped in a shot from the side, and then held his arm out and yelled. Dusan Mandic and Andrija Prlainovic each made a couple of big plays. It's beginning to look a lot like 2016. Filipovic and Serbia overpowered Italy...

Italy presses EU nations to open ports to rescued migrants

Aug. 04, 2021 08:40 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Italy stepped up pressure Wednesday on fellow EU nations to open their ports to migrants rescued by humanitarian ships as political tension simmers in the Italian government's coalition over a sharply rising number of arrivals this summer on the country's southern shores. ...

Pope resumes public audiences a month after major surgery

Aug. 04, 2021 08:10 AM EDT

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis resumed his routine of holding weekly audiences with the general public a month after he underwent bowel surgery, and during the much-awaited appearance Wednesday he recalled the anniversary of the devastating Beirut port explosion and expressed the desire...

Turkey's Erdogan faces mounting criticism over wildfires

Aug. 03, 2021 15:41 PM EDT

BOZALAN, Turkey (AP) — As Turkish fire crews pressed ahead Tuesday with their weeklong battle against blazes tearing through forests and villages on the country's southern coast, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government faced increased criticism over its apparent poor response and...

Carmaker Stellantis reports record 1H margins, $7b profits

Aug. 03, 2021 11:11 AM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Stellantis said operations are meshing faster than expected since the company's creation with France's Peugeot PSA;s takeover of the Italian-American car maker Fiat Chrysler, yet snarled global supply chains clipped production by 700,000 vehicles. In the...