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Thousands Protest Expansion of U.S. Base in Italy

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Thousands Protest Expansion of U.S. Base in Italy

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Thousands Protest Expansion of U.S. Base in Italy

Thousands Protest Expansion of U.S. Base in Italy

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Tens of thousands of demonstrators march through the northern Italian town of Vicenza to protest a planned expansion of a United States military base.

The protesters raised environmental concerns and chanted anti-American slogans. Leaders of parties that are in Italy's coalition government joined the march.