Venice

A woman tries to cross a flooded street as people walk on a trestle bridge during high water, in Venice, northern Italy, Friday, Nov. 15, 2019.
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November 15, 2019 - 2:35 pm
The historic lagoon city of Venice exists on the edge of a double threat: As it sinks, the seas rise.
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Flooding in Venice
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November 14, 2019 - 5:35 pm
Italy's government declared a state of emergency Thursday in flood-ravaged Venice, seeking to release funds to repair the historic lagoon city after it was damaged by the highest tide in 50 years. Read more here.
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A man walks past a closed cafe in a flooded Venice, Italy, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019.
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November 12, 2019 - 10:07 am
Tourists and Venetians alike have donned high boots and taken to raised walkways to slosh through the high water that has hit much of the lagoon city.
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The damaged tourist river boat docked next to the cruise ship after Sunday's collision.
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June 02, 2019 - 11:26 am
By Valentina DiDonato and Sheena McKenzie (CNN) - - A cruise ship crashed into a Venice dock on Sunday, hitting a moored tourist boat and sending onlookers running for safety in what one witness said resembled a "scene from a disaster movie." The cruise ship, MSC Opera, rammed into the San Basilio...
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A woman removes water from a shop in a flooded street of Venice, Italy, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, as, according to city officials, 70 percent of the lagoon city has been flooded by waters rising 149 centimeters (more than 58 1/2 inches) above sea level.
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October 29, 2018 - 4:05 pm
MILAN (AP) — Venice was inundated by an exceptional high tide Monday, putting three-quarters of the famed Italian lagoon city under water as large swathes of the rest of Italy experienced flooding and heavy winds that toppled trees, killing four people. Tourists and residents alike donned high...
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