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2 hrs ago | WSJ Media and Advertising

Celebrities Join Fight Over Cruise Ships in Venice

The stars have come out to defend Venice from the threat of hulking cruise ships that glide perilously close to the city's historic center, lending a celebrity twist to a long-running controversy.

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6 hrs ago | Southland Times

Ravishing risotto

There are many stories regarding the arrival of rice in Italy. However, it has been commonly accepted that it was first introduced by Arab traders who travelled through Sicily en route to Spain during the Middle Ages.

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10 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

De Blasio Family Says 'Ciao' to Italy

Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family's eight-day vacation in Italy will include stops in Rome, Naples, Capri and Venice, as well as towns where his maternal grandmother lived and his grandfather was born.

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14 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

T o is Going to Italy - and So Can You

When local gelato maker Matt Lee placed in the top three during the North American leg of the Gelato World Tour held in Austin in April , he earned the opportunity to compete in the finals in Rimini, Italy Sep. 5-7.

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15 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Italy arrests five for mass murder during boat crossing

Italian police arrested five men on Tuesday on suspicion of murdering and throwing overboard dozens of migrants crossing from Libya.

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17 hrs ago | AlertNet

Italy parliament votes to allow arrest of Berlusconi ally

The Italian parliament voted on Tuesday to lift immunity from arrest for one of former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's oldest associates, implicated in a massive bribery scandal linked to a flood barrier project in Venice.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Silvio Berlusconi, Italian Force (Italy)

20 hrs ago | International Business Times

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Hire a Body Double for Baby North West for $500k

The couple has now taken it up a notch by reportedly dropping $500,000 on a body double for their 13-month-old baby daughter North West who they affectionately call Nori.

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Yesterday | CNN

Doing time on Italy's prison islands

On Pantelleria, off the coast of Sicily, there are geysers, hot springs and the Elephant Arc -- a gigantic trunk-shaped rock that dips into the cobalt sea.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Wine, Drink, Travel

Mon Jul 21, 2014

InStyle

Selena Gomez Shows How Rompers Are Her Easy-Breezy Vacation Wardrobe Staple

The singer-slash-actress was in Ischia, Italy, this past weekend for the Ischia Global Film and Music Fest.

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Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Italy Travel, World News,

WXLO-FM Worcester

One Direction Concert Film Heading to Theaters for One Weekend Only

If you can't get tickets to One Direction 's Where We Are tour, which hits North America next month, don't worry: you can see it in your local theater if you're willing to wait a few months.

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Forbes.com

From Vespas To Pharma: Gustavo Denegri Becomes Italy's Newest Biotech Billionaire

Throughout his career, Gustavo Denegri has been defined by his flexibility. A chemist by academic formation, the Torino-based entrepreneur rose through the ranks to become president of Piaggio, a vehicle manufacturer that owns the iconic Vespa scooter brand.

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EKathimerini

Italian couple traveling from Greece arrested at Italian port over 70 kilos of heroin

A 44-year-old Italian and his pregnant 34-year-old Italian spouse traveling with their four children from Patra in the Peloponnese to Ancona, Italy, were arrested upon arrival at the Italian port after police discovered 70 kilos of heroin hidden in their trailer.

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Reuters

BSkyB prepares to roll the dice again with European expansion

BSkyB's plan to buy Rupert Murdoch's pay-TV assets in Italy and Germany for perhaps as much as 10 billion euros is a bold bet on long-term growth at the expense of short-term profit, but the pioneering British media firm has pulled off such gambles before.

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Marine News

More Boat Migrants to Italy Die

Nineteen people died trying to reach Italy on a boat packed with hundreds of migrants, probably poisoned by carbon monoxide fumes from its engines, said the Italian Navy on Saturday, which has rescued more than 4,000 migrants in the last three days.

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Related Topix: Europe, Boat Disaster, World News, US Military, US Navy, North Charleston, SC

International Business Times

Italian Appeals Court Overturns 2013 Sex with Underage Prostitute...

Former Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi is now a freed man after an Italian appeals court overturned a lower tribunal's guilty verdict handed down in June 2013.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Silvio Berlusconi

New York Daily News

De Blasio and the two Italys

Bill de Blasio won the mayoralty on a promise to attack New York City's income inequality.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Newsday

Mayor Bill de Blasio arrives in Italy for family vacation

Mayor Bill de Blasio arrived in Rome Sunday to begin his nine-day family vacation with no complaints about legroom despite flying eight hours in coach with his nearly 6-foot-6 frame.

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St.Petersburg Times

Death of Adopted Russian Boy in Italy Sparks Outrage

The alleged killing of a five-year-old Russian boy by his adoptive Italian father has been met in Russia with mourning and calls for adoption reform, feeding an ongoing movement to keep orphans out of foreign hands.

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St.Petersburg Times

The alleged killing of a five-year-old Russian boy by his adoptive...

The alleged killing of a five-year-old Russian boy by his adoptive Italian father has been met in Russia with mourning and calls for adoption reform, feeding an ongoing movement to keep orphans out of foreign hands.

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NEWS.com.au

Finance news you need to know today

BARACK Obama and Europe are escalating its conflict with Russia, threatening dire consequences.

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