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Flooded battles in Venice with new tidal wave

Image Rights Reuters Caption Walkways were removed from St. Mark's Square, which is now closed The flooded Venice was hit by a new flood of 160 cm (5.3 feet), which does not give its inhabitants a break after a crisis of several million euros. The world-famous St. Mark's Square, a magnet for tourists, has been closed, and the schools are …

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Floods in Venice: Italy declares state of emergency due to damages

Image Rights Getty Images Italy will declare state of emergency in Venice after the Italian city was taken Over 80% of the population UNESCO World Heritage Site was under water during periods of high tide. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte described the flood as a "blow to the heart of our country". He said the government would now act swiftly …

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5 Things You Should Know for November 13th: Impeachment Investigation, Stephen Miller, Syria, DACA, Venice

You still need to know the following to keep track of and open the door . (You can also have "5 things you need to know today" delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.) 1. Impeachment investigation Today is the day. The Parliament's impeachment investigation will be officially published today when US diplomat Bill Taylor and State Department official …

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The worst flooding in Venice in 50 years kills elderly people when the city calls for a state of emergency

The nameless man was killed on Tuesday evening when he tried to run electric pumps in his house on the island of Pellestrina, Alessandro Bertasi, spokesman for the mayor of Venice, told CNN According to a statement by the Venetian government Wednesday morning, the tide was high on Tuesday evening exceptionally high and reached its peak at 187 centimeters. It …

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The Venice project "Time Machine" was stopped in a data line

With archive documents, historians want to create a virtual time machine for Venice, pictured here in the 18th century. Credit: DEA / Getty Like the city itself, the ambitious effort to digitize documents on the history of Venice worth ten centuries threatens to sink. Two key partners have suspended the Venice Time Machine project after having problems with open data …

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Fabio Buzzi in Venice speed boat crash trying to break record

CLOSE Champion Italian racer Fabio Buzzi was killed when he hit an artificial reef near the Giampaolo Montavoci, President of the Italian Offshore and Endurance Committee, confirmed Buzzi's death and two other fatalities to the BBC, Montavoci said the only survivor, Mario Invernizzi, was being treated at a nearby hospital. Local firefighters said three bodies were pulled out of the …

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