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The Hair Connoisseur's Salon, LLC Announces Davines Italian Hair Care Available This Winter

Columbia, MD — (ReleaseWire) — 01/28/2015 — The Hair Connoisseur’s Salon, LLC is a professional salon located in Columbia, Maryland that specializes in quality hair maintenance. Their clients are serviced with high-quality haircare products when …

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Houston luxury homebuilder embarks on Italian-inspired community inside the Loop

Butler Brothers has broken ground on an exclusive residential community inspired by the Tuscan city of Lucca. The Houston design-builder has begun site work on Piazza Lucca, a walled and gated development located at 6017 Memorial Drive, near Westcott …
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Pennsylvania-based Rita's Italian ice expanding to Mideast

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Italy takes gold at World Pastry Cup

Team Italy. AFP RELAXNEWS Team Japan. AFP RELAXNEWS ITALY now holds bragging rights to being home to the best pastry chefs in the world, after taking gold in a culinary event known as the baking and desserts equivalent of the Olympics. After a marathon …
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Pennsylvania-based Rita's Italian ice expanding to Middle East

 It’s not a mirage: Rita’s Italian Ice is bringing its cool treats to the Middle Eastern desert.      The Pennsylvania-based chain said Wednesday it’s contracting with a Middle East food executive to open 46 stores in the next decade in Turkey …
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Europe News

Greece makes good on promises as Europe huffs and puffs

German and European politicians got a taste of what it will be like working with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and his Syriza-led government on Wednesday, with the freshly-elected Tsipras taking aim at a number of carefully arranged deals made …
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Auschwitz's last survivor urge a troubled Europe not to forget

OSWIECIM — Auschwitz’s last survivors urged the world not to forget the horror of the Holocaust 70 years after the Nazi death camp was liberated in the final throes of World War Two, an anniversary that finds Europe again confronted by intolerance. …
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Ballard's Customer Wins European Union Funding For 21 Fuel Cell Buses

Ballard expects to deliver power modules in 2015 and 2016 VANCOUVER, Jan. 28, 2015 /CNW/ – Ballard Power Systems (TSX: BLD; NASDAQ: BLDP) today announced that its customer, Van Hool N.V. (Van Hool), has signed a grant agreement with the EU Hydrogen Fuel …
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Latvia’s Priorities for EU Presidency

Latvia’s Priorities for EU Presidency January 28, 2015    On Jan. 1, Latvia took over the rotating presidency of the European Union. It will hold it until July 1. Steering the course of EU affairs marks an important test for Latvia, because this is the …
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Good News for EU Refining Industry

Good News for EU Refining Industry January 28, 2015    The European refining industry has succeeded in its campaign against a resolution by the European Parliament’s Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) concerning a …
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US News

‘Semantics’: White House draws rebuke for saying ISIS trade, Bergdahl swap different

The White House claimed Wednesday that a potential prisoner swap between the Islamic State and Jordan is different from last year’s trade of five Taliban prisoners for U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl because the Taliban are only an "armed insurgency …

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Indigent defendants who hire attorneys not entitled to public resources, Utah Supreme Court says

The background for Tuesday’s rulings dates back to 2011, when the Utah Supreme Court upheld a Murray man’s fight to get public funding for defense resources despite having enough money to hire a private attorney Bransen Parduhn was appointed a …
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White House, Democrats invoke Bill O'Reilly in pushing AG nominee

The White House gleefully pointed out Wednesday that its attorney general pick, Loretta Lynch, enjoys support across the political spectrum — including from Fox News host Bill O’Reilly. “This might be the first and only time we quote Bill O’Reilly …
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Capitol Hill And The White House Eye NIH And Medical Research Funding Issues

Also in the news from Congress, Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Pa., plans to reintroduce legislation to reshape the nation’s mental health system. In the Senate, Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., is talking up a proposal that would extend health care coverage for the …

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Supreme Court halts Oklahoma executions over drug

This Oct. 9, 2014 photo shows the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Okla. AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File via CBS affiliate KFMB WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court has ordered Oklahoma to postpone lethal injections executions using …
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Italian Business News

Houston luxury homebuilder embarks on Italian-inspired community inside the Loop

Butler Brothers has broken ground on an exclusive residential community inspired by the Tuscan city of Lucca. The Houston design-builder has begun site work on Piazza Lucca, a walled and gated development located at 6017 Memorial Drive, near Westcott …
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Abbot Laboratories (ABT) Stock Gains Today on $5.3 Billion Generic Business Sale Approval

NEW YORK (TheStreet) — Abbott Laboratories (ABT – Get Report) shares are up 0.93% to $44.08 in trading on Wednesday after European regulators approved the purchase of the company’s non-U.S. Developed Markets Specialty and Branded Generics Business by …
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Italian police arrest 163 alleged members of 'Ndrangheta mafia gang 

‘Ndrangheta has been one of Italy’s biggest crime syndicates for 20 years It has grown to become one of Europe’s biggest cocaine importers Police arrested 163- with 40 made in the gang’s homeland of Calabria Officers also seized 1,300lb of …
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Italian police arrest 160 alleged mafia members

“This investigation of unprecedented importance,” said Italy’s top mafia prosecutor Franco Roberti said at a press conference in Bologna. "Nothing will ever be the same." Mr Roberti said ‘Ndrangheta spent decades infiltrating public institutions …
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In "Mina's" hands, Filiberto’s Restaurant brought the taste of Italy to Burien by Rob Clay

by Rob Clay Forty-three years ago, a small deli under the flight path along Des Moines Way opened for business. Filiberto Genzale, his brother Alfonso, their sister Filomina Perry and her husband Ron Perry had realized part of their dream of bringing a …
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Sports News

Hugo Almeida signs for Russia's Kuban

MOSCOW Russia’s Kuban Krasnodar says it has signed Portugal striker Hugo Almeida after he was released by Serie A side Cesena. Almeida, who has 19 goals in 56 games for Portugal and played at last year’s World Cup, recently left an Italian …
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Deadline Day looms: the stories to watch

Manchester United support manager Louis van Gaal 0:48 Manchester United veteran Robin van Persie says manager Louis van Gaal has the full support of the playing group. Juan Cuadrado, Karim Benzema, Mario Balotelli, Edinson Cavani Source: FoxSports The …
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Freebie XI: stars available for nothing

Chelsea striker Drogba wins Football Writers’ Association award 0:57 EPL star Didier Drogba has won the Football Writers’ Association award. Sami Khedira of Real Madrid has been courted by plenty. Source: Getty Images Top players across Europe …
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Luis Figo: The man who could be King of Football

It was FIFA’s handling of the report into bidding for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups that convinced Luis Figo it was time to take a stand. The 42-year-old, a man of formidable football pedigree, confirmed to CNN in an exclusive interview on Wednesday he …
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Ravel Morrison has Lazio medical ahead of signing pre-contract with Serie A club in transfer away from West Ham

Ravel Morrison was videoed in Italy following his medical with Lazio The 21-year-old’s visit was initially blocked by West Ham because he did not have permission to fly to Rome and would be in breach of contract Morrison is preparing to join Lazio on …
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