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US braced for Iranian response as oil crackdown starts

The US is sanctioning friends and foes that import Iranian oil starting Thursday, but analysts say the White House might find it harder to eliminate Tehran's energy exports than it expects and Trump administration officials are bracing for Iran's response.

Human remains found at Vatican property

Human remains found at a property owned by the Vatican in Rome have raised hope that a 35-year-old mystery involving a teenage girl's disappearance could be nearing a resolution.

24 injured in Rome escalator collapse

Twenty-four people have been injured after an escalator malfunctioned and rapidly sped downward at a Rome metro station, leaving passengers in a jumble at the bottom, Italian officials say.