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The Latest on the Italian referendum (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Italian Premier Matteo Renzi has gone to the presidential palace in Rome to tender his resignation. Renzi arrived Monday evening to meet ...
The death toll from a fire at a California warehouse crowded with dance party revelers rose to 36 Monday as fire officials announced they had suspended work because the structure was at risk of collapsing. Alameda County Deputy Sheriff Tya Modeste said 11 of the 36 victims recovered so far at the site in Oakland have been positively identified. "We're no closer to finding a cause and we absolutely believe that the number of fire fatalities will increase," Fire Chief Teresa Deloach Reed said.
By Martinne Geller LONDON (Reuters) - Britain moved forward with its planned sugar tax on Monday, publishing draft legislation confirming a two-band levy for sugar-added soft drinks aimed at fighting obesity. In opting for a sugar tax, Britain joins Belgium, France, Hungary and Mexico, all of which have imposed some form of tax on drinks with added sugar. Britain's tax, announced in March, is due to come into force in April 2018, giving sellers of soft drinks, such as Coca-Cola European Partners and Britvic , time to reduce sugar in their products.