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US prosecutors push to widen scope of Bill Cosby retrial

By Michael R Sisak, Associated Press
US prosecutors are pushing to widen the scope of Bill Cosby's looming retrial to spotlight allegations that the comedian is one of the biggest serial predators in a Hollywood suddenly aware of sexual misconduct in the #MeToo era.

Merkel set for fourth term after social democrats back coalition

Frank Jordens, Associated Press
Germany's Social Democratic Party has voted in favour of joining a coalition with Angela Merkel's conservative bloc, clearing the last major hurdle to the formation of a new government and a fourth term for the German chancellor.

Italians head to the polls amid far-right concerns

Nicole Winfield, Associated Press
Italians are voting in one of the most uncertain elections in years and one that could determine if Italy will succumb to the populist, eurosceptic and far-right sentiment that has swept through Europe.

Pupils return to Florida high school devastated by gun massacre

Kelli Kennedy, Terry Spencer and Robert Ray, Press Association
Classes have resumed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School for the first time since 17 students and teachers were killed by an expelled classmate with an AR-15 rifle, thrusting pupils into the centre of America's gun debate.

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