WASHINGTON - Representative Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the U.S. House Intelligence Committee, criticized the administration of former President Barack Obama for not taking earlier and tougher action against Russia for its alleged hacks aimed at swaying the Nov. 8 election for Donald Trump.
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Italy could pay as much as 17 billion euros to wind down Veneto banks: minister
The Italian state will pay 5.2 billion euros ($5.8 billion) to wind down two ailing Veneto-based banks and transfer their good assets to Intesa Sanpaolo , but the final cost for the state could rise to up to 17 billion euros.
Israel freezes plan for mixed-sex Jewish prayer site at Western Wall
Israel's government formally suspended plans on Sunday for a mixed-gender prayer space at Jerusalem's Western Wall, bowing to opposition from Orthodox Jewish politicians to reforms at one of Judaism's holiest sites.
Oil truck explosion kills 146 people in Pakistan
An oil tanker crashed and exploded on a road in Pakistan on Sunday, killing 146 people, many of whom were collecting leaking fuel before it ignited, government officials and rescue workers said.
Hopes fade in China for 93 missing in landslide
Rescue workers in southwestern China pulled bodies out of piles of rock and mud on Sunday as they searched for 93 people missing after a landslide buried a mountain village, with some residents giving up hope of finding survivors.
Stray cats, killers and no regrets: Duterte's drug-war foe on life in jail
Philippine police have arrested more than 80,000 people during President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal war on drugs, but few as prominent or defiant as Leila de Lima.
Two decades after handover, scant love for China among Hong Kong youth
Hong Kong student activist Chau Ho-oi, born in the year the Asian financial hub returned to Chinese rule 20 years ago, recalls the sense of pride she once felt toward mainland China.
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