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Italy’s Renzi Regains Party Leadership With Big Primary Win

Italy's Former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi during a news conference in Brussels, Belgium on April 28, 2017. (Reuters/Eric Vidal)
Italy's Former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi during a news conference in Brussels, Belgium on April 28, 2017. (Reuters/Eric Vidal)

ROME—Matteo Renzi, staging a political comeback less than five months after resigning as Italy’s prime minister, easily regained the leadership of the ruling Democratic Party...




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  • People watch a TV broadcasting of a news report on North Korea's missile launch, at a railway station in Seoul, South Korea on April 29, 2017. (REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji)

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  • President Donald Trump during an interview with Reuters in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on April 27, 2017. (REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

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  • President Donald Trump speaks during an interview with Reuters in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on April 27, 2017. (REUTERS/Carlos Barria)

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  • A man is held by police in Westminster after an arrest was made on Whitehall in central London, Britain on April 27, 2017. (REUTERS/Toby Melville)

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  • A rare handwritten copy of the U.S. Declaration of Independence is seen at the West Sussex Record Office in Chichester in south England, Britain on April 27, 2017. (REUTERS/Hannah McKay)

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  • The Pentagon building in Washington, DC.  (STAFF/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri giving a speech at undisclosed location.  (AFP/Getty Images)

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  • A video posted to social media shows explosions and rising flames, said to be in Damascus.  (Social Media Website via Reuters TV)

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  • Defense Secretary James Mattis  (C) and Joint Chiefs Chairman General Joseph Dunford (R) depart after briefing members of the U.S. Senate on North Korea at the White House in Washington on April 26, 2017. (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

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  • A U.S. military vehicle which is a part of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system arrives in Seongju, South Korea on April 26, 2017. (Kim Jun-beom/Yonhap via REUTERS)

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