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Italy blocks EU summit agreement until migration demands met

Italy blocks EU summit agreement until migration demands metBy Francesco Guarascio and Gabriela Baczynska BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Italy’s prime minister refused to approve an EU summit statement on Thursday, telling fellow leaders that they must first meet his demands on migration, in an unusual showdown that underscored deep divisions over the sensitive issue. The move by Giuseppe Conte, who is attending his first European Union summit, surprised other leaders and forced summit chairman Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to cancel a news conference planned for Thursday evening. “As one member reserved their position on the entire conclusions, no conclusions have been agreed at this stage,” a spokesman for Tusk said.



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Merkel stands firm against Bavarian demands to close borders

Merkel stands firm against Bavarian demands to close bordersBERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel remains firmly opposed to unilateral moves to turn some refugees back at the border, her spokesman said Friday, warning such action — demanded by conservative allies in her own government — would weaken the European Union.



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Trump Demands Justice Department Investigate Whether His Campaign Was 'Infiltrated'

Trump Demands Justice Department Investigate Whether His Campaign Was 'Infiltrated'(Get this roundup directly in your inbox each weekday ― sign up for The



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North Korea demands South Korea send back restaurant workers

North Korea demands South Korea send back restaurant workersSEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday reiterated its demands for South Korea to send back 12 North Korean restaurant workers who came to the South in 2016, saying such a move would demonstrate Seoul's willingness to improve relations.



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Donald Trump Demands Democratic Senator Quit In Saturday Morning Twitter Rant

Donald Trump Demands Democratic Senator Quit In Saturday Morning Twitter RantPresident Donald Trump kickstarted his weekend by launching a blistering



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Philippines demands explanation as Kuwait expels envoy

Philippines demands explanation as Kuwait expels envoyManila demanded an explanation Thursday after its ambassador to Kuwait was expelled, shocking Philippine authorities and deepening a diplomatic row over the treatment of domestic workers in the Gulf state. The two nations had been working to resolve differences sparked by the murder of a Philippine maid, whose body was found stuffed in her employer’s freezer in Kuwait earlier this year. Philippine Foreign Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano apologised, but Kuwaiti officials announced Wednesday they were expelling ambassador Renato Villa and recalling their own envoy from Manila.



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Poland demands Russia return 2010 presidential jet wreckage

Poland demands Russia return 2010 presidential jet wreckagePoland’s President Andrzej Duda on Tuesday demanded that Russia hand over the wreckage of a 2010 presidential plane crash that has stoked friction with Moscow and divisions at home as Warsaw marked eight years since the disaster. President Lech Kaczynski and his wife Maria were among the 96 people who died in the crash in Smolensk, western Russia, on April 10, 2010. “The plane wreckage is probably the most important evidence in this case — it’s still in Russia and the Russian authorities don’t want to hand it over,” Duda told Polish media.



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Trump Ramps Up Attack On Amazon, Demands Washington Post Register As Lobbyist

Trump Ramps Up Attack On Amazon, Demands Washington Post Register As LobbyistDonald Trump tore into Amazon again Saturday on Twitter, accusing the company



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Sacramento Celebrates The Life Of Stephon Clark — And Demands Justice For His Death

Sacramento Celebrates The Life Of Stephon Clark — And Demands Justice For His DeathSACRAMENTO, Calif. ― Hundreds of mourners gathered in California's capital on



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Mueller demands Russia documents from Trump Organization: NYT

Mueller demands Russia documents from Trump Organization: NYTRachel Maddow relays a report by The New York Times that Robert Mueller has sent a subpoena to the Trump Organization for Russia-related documents over a time that extends to before Donald Trump declared his candidacy.



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