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Avalanche destroys Italian hotel, up to 30 feared dead under snow

PENNE, Italy A huge avalanche swallowed up a luxury mountain hotel in central Italy after a series of strong earthquakes rocked the area, burying up to 30 people under tonnes of snow and debris, officials said on Thursday. | Video

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George Soros, Mastercard to partner to aid migrants, refugees

NEW YORK Billionaire investor George Soros will partner with Mastercard Inc on a venture they said could help migrants, refugees and others struggling within their communities worldwide to improve their economic and social status.