Italy’s Prime Minister Resigns After 5-Star Movement Withdraws Parliamentary Support

Italy’s Prime Minister Resigns After 5-Star Movement Withdraws Parliamentary Support

Italy’s Prime Minister Mario Draghi announced that he would step down as head of the European Central Bank after the 5 Star Movement withdrew its parliamentary support. The 5 Star Movement is Italy’s largest party in the governing coalition. The package passed by 172 votes to 39, but the 5 Star Movement’s boycott could lead […]

Alpine Avalanche Kills at Least 7 Hikers Amid Record Temperatures [Video]

Alpine Avalanche Kills at Least 7 Hikers Amid Record Temperatures [Video]

A large section of ice broke off an Alpine glacier in Northeastern Italy’s Dolomite mountains triggering an avalanche of rock, snow, and ice. Rescuers rushed to the Marmolada glacier by helicopter to search for surviving hikers. Officials report seven known casualties and nine people injured. Initially, 17 hikers were unaccounted for, but that number dropped […]

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