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Italian Prosecutor: Lone Suspect, Not Mafia, to Blame for School Bombing

Posted May 20th, 2012 at 8:20 pm (UTC-5)
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A top Italian prosecutor says a lone suspect and not the Mafia is likely responsible for Saturday’s deadly bomb blast at a school in southern Italy. The bombing in the Adriatic port town of Brindisi killed a 16 year-old girl and wounded at least six other people. One of the victims was in very serous […]

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Italian Quake Kills 6, Historic Buildings Destroyed

Posted May 20th, 2012 at 5:40 pm (UTC-5)
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A 6.0 magnitude earthquake shook northern Italy before dawn Sunday, killing at least six people and destroying centuries-old buildings and churches across the region. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake was centered about 35 kilometers northwest of Bologna. It struck about 4 a.m. local time, sending panic-stricken residents running into the streets. A series […]

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Quake in Italy Kills 4

Posted May 20th, 2012 at 7:50 am (UTC-5)
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A 6.0-magnitude earthquake has rattled northern Italy, killing at least four people, injuring dozens and damaging buildings. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake was centered about 35 kilometers north-northwest of the city of Bologna at a depth of 5 kilometers. It struck about 4 a.m. local time Sunday, sending panic-stricken residents running into the […]

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Quake in Italy Kills 3

Posted May 20th, 2012 at 4:00 am (UTC-5)
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A 6.0-magnitude earthquake has rattled northern Italy, killing at least three people and damaging buildings. The U.S. Geological Survey says Sunday’s quake centered about 35 kilometers north-northwest of the city of Bologna at a depth of about 5 kilometers. The quake was followed by a series of aftershocks. The largest was a 5.1-magnitude aftershock that […]

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Quake in Italy Kills 3

Posted May 20th, 2012 at 1:50 am (UTC-5)
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A 6.0-magnitude earthquake has rattled northern Italy, killing at least three people and damaging buildings. The U.S. Geological Survey says Sunday’s quake centered about 35 kilometers north-northwest of the city of Bologna at a depth of about 5 kilometers. The quake was followed by a series of aftershocks. Witnesses say some rural factories and church […]

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Bombing Outside Italian School Kills One Student and Injures Six

Posted May 19th, 2012 at 7:35 am (UTC-5)
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An Italian emergency official says a bomb exploded outside a vocational school in southern Italy Saturday morning, killing a teenage girl and injuring as many as six people. Officials are denying a media report that a second person has died, saying only, the victim is in very serious condition but alive. The bomb exploded as […]

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Italian Media Say Second Student Has Died in School Bomb Attack

Posted May 19th, 2012 at 6:15 am (UTC-5)
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Italian media report that a second student has died after a bomb exploded outside a girls school in southern Italy Saturday morning. An emergency official says at least six others were injured. The blast occurred in the city of Brindisi as students were arriving at their vocational school. The official said there may have been […]

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Bomb at Italian School Kills One

Posted May 19th, 2012 at 4:30 am (UTC-5)
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An Italian emergency official says a bomb exploded outside a school in southern Italy Saturday morning, killing one person and injuring as many as six others. The blast occurred in the city of Brindisi as students were arriving at their vocational school. The official said there may have been more than one explosion. Local media […]

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Post-Shipwreck, Italian Cruise Line Launches New Vessel, Safety Rules

Posted May 5th, 2012 at 11:05 am (UTC-5)
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The Italian cruise line that suffered a deadly shipwreck earlier this year unveiled a new luxury cruise ship Saturday in Venice, along with new safety measures. Costa Crociere’s new nearly $670-million vessel, the Costa Fascinosa, will now be the largest cruise ship flying the Italian flag. The launch of the more than 114,000-ton cruise ship […]

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Indian Maoist Rebels Free Italian Tour Guide

Posted April 12th, 2012 at 8:05 am (UTC-5)
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Indian Maoist rebels have released an Italian tour guide who was abducted a month ago in the eastern state of Orissa. Paolo Basusco told reporters in the state capital, Bhubaneshwar, Thursday that he was feeling strong and healthy and that he loves Orissa. Rebels kidnapped Bosusco and another Italian, Claudio Colangelo, on March 14 while […]

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