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EU Set to Impose Tougher Sanctions on Russia
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:01:07 -0400
src="http://www.bignewsnetwork.com/photo_story/thumb_small/uni1406642464.jpg" /> The European Union is set to impose new sanctions against Russia, targeting its finance and defense sectors over the conflict in Ukraine. A decision by European Union ambassadors, meeting in ...
Rare Lightning Strike at Los Angeles Beach Kills 1 Injures 8
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 01:00:16 -0400
src="http://www.bignewsnetwork.com/photo_story/thumb_small/uni1406523613.jpg" /> One man died and at least eight people were injured on Sunday in a lightning strike during a rare thunderstorm at Venice Beach in Los Angeles, officials said. Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman ...
Costa Concordia wreck completes final journey
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 15:49:22 -0400
src="http://www.bignewsnetwork.com/photo_story/thumb_small/2510c45284c872d5.jpg" /> GENOA, Italy - The hulk of the Italian cruise ship, the Costa Concordia, was towed into the port of Genoa for scrapping Sunday, marking the end of a two-year salvage operation that is both the ...
Indian returns lost purse filled with money
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:30:02 -0400
In a heartening show of honesty, an Indian expatriate returned a purse containing 25,000 dirhams (around $6,800) and vital documents to an Italian woman who lost it on the roadside in the United Arab ...
85 kg cocaine worth $23 mn seized in Italy
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:30:01 -0400
About 85 kg of pure cocaine, worth around 17 million euros (about $23 million) in retail market, was seized Monday from an Italian port of Gioia Tauro, a media report said. Police reportedly ...
Two killed in Italian chopper crash
Sun, 27 Jul 2014 22:30:01 -0400
A pilot and a technician were killed in an Italian city Sunday as their firefighting helicopter crashed. The incident, which occurred in the city of Rieti in central Italy, left the co-pilot badly ...
Wrecked Costa Concordia is finally home after two years
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:15:02 -0400
After being raised from the sea bed earlier this month, the wrecked Italian cruise ship, Costa Concordia, has finally been towed to Genoa for scrapping. Genoa was the port where the cruise ship was ...
Nibali gets emotional on winning 2014 Tour de France
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 02:15:01 -0400
Italian bicycle ace racer Vincenzo Nibali emerged victorious in the 2014 Tour de France and fought back tears as he stood on the winner's podium, describing the moment as better than he ever ...
Meet the Italian cycling writer who still uses a typewriter at the Tour de France
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:48:39 -0400
Gianni Mura, a 68-year-old Italian journalist poses after an interview with Reuters during the 2014 Tour de France. Jacky Naegelen / Reuters / July 23, ...
Girl Hit by Plane on Venice Beach Dies
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:48:11 -0400
Ommy Irizarry and his daughter, Oceana, were killed after being struck by a plane that crash landed on a Venice beach. Irizarry was dead at the scene, Oceana died from her injuries at the hospital. ...
Italy outrage after pensioner mistakenly shot dead in mafia hit
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:47:19 -0400
He is the 30th innocent victim to have been killed by mistake by Naples' notoriously violent Camorra in the past 25 years and his murder has provoked fresh debate about the power of the mafia ...
Costa Concordia captain says hes vindicated by successful move
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:47:19 -0400
Francesco Schettino, who faces 20 years in prison for his actions on the fateful night, says he was right to leave cruise liner resting on seabed near the island of ...
Despite calling African players “banana eaters” Tavecchio still set to lead Italian FA
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:45:46 -0400
Despite racist remarks over the weekend, Carlo Tavecchio is still on track to become the?next president of the Italian Soccer Federation (FIGC). What is going on? Well, let’ start with the ...
For a few euros more see film theme park in Rome
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:33:26 -0400
A journalist takes a picture of the Ennio's Creek section of the Cinecitta World theme park in Rome’s outskirts just before it opened in late July. Cinecitta World is inspired by ...
Mediaset Swings to Quarterly Loss on Slump in Italian TV Ads
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:25:26 -0400
, reported a second-quarter loss as a slowdown in southern Europe cut demand for advertising. The net loss was 8.1 million euros ($10.9 million) compared with a 20.8 million-euro profit a year ...
Italy to help douse Libya fire
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:25:19 -0400
Italy has offered to help extinguish a huge blaze that has engulfed the biggest fuel depot in the Libyan capital, Libya's government says. It would send aircraft and a team of experts to ...
Anti-Semitic graffiti appears in Rome amid turmoil
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:22:42 -0400
Mayor Ignazio Marino offered his solidarity with Rome's Jewish community and said the graffiti, which appeared near Jewish-owned businesses, was an "offense to all ...
Tuscany Energy confirms sales volumes for Q2 2014 and a five well heavy oil drilling program
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:20:42 -0400
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As Israel broadens Gaza campaign anti-Semitic graffiti appears in Rome
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:18:05 -0400
ROME – Rome's mayor has denounced anti-Semitic graffiti and swastikas that have appeared across Rome and ordered them removed. Some of the graffiti referred to the escalating violence in ...
Arial Times New Roman ... and now the Hugo Chavez font
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:16:25 -0400
CARACAS: Supporters of Venezuela's late socialist leader Hugo Chavez on Monday unveiled yet another novel way of keeping his memory alive - a font for typing in "El Comandante's" ...

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