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Berlusconi: Don't go back to your homes

The death toll from a devastating earthquake in central Italy rose to 207 on Thursday and aftershocks hampered the race to dig possible survivors out of the debris.

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi confirmed the latest death toll at a news conference and warned residents not to return to their homes.

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