The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Berlusconi Returns, Paradise Papers and Gubernatorial Elections

    Know This: Silvio Berlusconi’s conservative Forza Italia has won a major victory in Italian regional elections in Sicily. The Paradise Papers have revealed how Apple appears to be sidestepping tax obligations. And Virginia and New Jersey go to the polls today to choose new governors.

    Remember This Number: 26. That’s the number of migrant women between the ages of 14 and 18 found dead by Italian officials in the Mediterranean Sea. Investigators are wondering why the dead were all together and all female — and if they may have been purposefully killed.

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