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Italy gripped as trial begins over murder of 13-year-old Yara Gambirasio

Italy’s highest-profile child murder trial has opened following an unprecedented DNA investigation that saw the alleged killer arrested after the exhumation of his father’s body. Crowds gathered outside the courtroom on Friday in Bergamo, northern Italy, …
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Italy gripped as Yara trial begins over alleged murder of 13-year-old girl

Italy’s highest-profile child murder trial has opened following an unprecedented DNA investigation which saw the alleged killer arrested after the exhumation of his father’s body. Crowds gathered outside the courtroom on Friday in Bergamo, northern Italy, …
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Ireland, France, Italy and South Africa to battle it out in the hope of hosting the 2023 Rugby World Cup

European countries Ireland, France and Italy all want to host the Rugby World Cup in 2033  South Africa also formally expressed their interest by last month's deadline The Springboks famously staged and won the tournament in 1995 By Pa Reporter …
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Gretna Italian-Open helps Cafe Hope

Proceeds from the 2015 West Bank Italian Open Proceeds from the 2015 West Bank Italian Open were presented at a recent Italian-American Society meeting to Luis Arocha, center, executive director of Cafe' Hope. The presentation was made by golf …
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Europe News

Greek PM: Vote Against Europe’s ‘Blackmail’

By Lefteris Karagiannopoulos and George Georgiopoulos ATHENS, July 3 (Reuters) – Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras rejected European warnings that Greeks will be deciding on their future in the euro zone in a referendum on Sunday, saying negotiations would …
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Europe Stocks Extend Declines as Tsipras Calls for Debt Haircut

(Bloomberg) — European stocks extended declines after Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said the country needs a 30 percent debt haircut. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index slid 0.8 percent to 382.3 at 3:11 p.m. in London. The gauge is heading for its worst …
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Dow 30 Stock Roundup: Cisco to Acquire OpenDNS, GE Sells Europe Private Equity Biz

The Dow experienced an eventful though holiday shortened week dominated by negotiations between Greece and its creditors. Stocks ended in the red on Monday after a breakdown in Greece’s debt negotiations with its lenders placed the country on the brink of …

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Greek worries lead euro zone shares towards biggest weekly fall this year

  • Euro STOXX 50 set for biggest weekly drop since Dec* Sunday's Greek referendum on bailout a major focus
  • Banks under the spotlight after more regulatory issues
    emerge
    By Alistair Smout and Liisa Tuhkanen
    LONDON, July 3 (Reuters) – A top euro zone …
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European Stocks Fall as German Bunds, Yen Rise Before Referendum

(Bloomberg) — European stocks fell for a second day and German bonds gained as Greece called for a writedown on its debt and investors braced for country’s referendum this weekend. The yen and the Swiss franc strengthened. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index …
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US News

U.S. Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Same Sex Marriage

07/03/2015 // Dallas, Texas, United States // Attorney Keith Clouse // Keith Clouse In a landmark decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled that the United States Constitution requires a state to license a marriage between two people of the same sex …
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U.S. Senate Majority Leader Says Approval of Cuba Ambassador "Unlikely"

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Says Approval of Cuba Ambassador "Unlikely" WASHINGTON – U.S. Senate majority leader, Republican Mitch McConnell, said Thursday it is "unlikely" his party would support the confirmation of a U.S. Ambassador …
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White House fence jumper is sentenced

A man who jumped over the White House fence in October and was taken down on the lawn by Secret Service dogs was sentenced Thursday to time served and a year of supervised release. Dominic Adesanya, 23, of Bel Air, Md., who was arrested Oct. 22, pleaded …
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The White House’s Big Crackdown on For-profit College Debt Takes Effect

The era of students taking out bigger loans than they can ever repay may be drawing to a close at US for-profit colleges. For a significant portion of Barack Obama’s presidency, his administration has been trying to curtail the power of for-profit …
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United States face final Gold Cup prep with Guatemala clash

The last time the U.S. played Guatemala, a 6-0 win on the eve of the 2013 Gold Cup served as a springboard to the tournament title. So maybe it it's a good omen the Americans will face Los Chapines Friday in Nashville in their final tune-up before …
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Italian Business News

Italy Services Activity Growth Improves Unexpectedly In June

Italy's service sector growth increased unexpectedly in June at the fastest rate in twelve months, survey figures from Markit Economics showed Friday. The headline Markit/ADACI services purchasing managers' index rose to 53.4 in June from 52.5 in …
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Eurozone business activity hits 4-yr high

Eurozone business activity hit a four-year high in June and retail sales climbed further, pointing to sturdy economic growth in the second quarter and beyond despite the potential threat to business confidence from Greece's unresolved financial crisis …

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Eurozone business activity hit 4-year high in June

Eurozone business activity hit a four-year high in June, and was slightly more brisk than previously estimated, pointing to sturdy economic growth in the second quarter and beyond. Markit on Friday raised its composite purchasing managers index for the …

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MBDA UK Ltd: Business Support Officer

A Business Support Officer is required by MBDA, a world leader in missiles and missile systems to join their Business Support team in Stevenage. What’s the opportunity? An opportunity has arisen for a flexible and professional Business Support Officer to …
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Netflix taps RAI for Italian content - report

Netflix has held talks with RAI over the acquisition of rights to content produced by the Italian state broadcaster, according to unnamed sources cited by business daily Milano Finanza. The US company will launch its video streaming service in Italy in …

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Sports News

AC Milan sign £21m Bacca and Adriano

AC Milan have signed Brazilian striker Luiz Adriano from Shakhtar Donetsk on the same day they agreed a deal for Sevilla's Carlos Bacca. Bacca, 28, must pass a medical after his £21m buyout clause was activated. In a separate deal, French defender …
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Chelsea Transfer News: Agent confirms talks, Willian to Juve, £8m Begovic twist

Chelsea are looking to sign Stuttgart defender Antonio Rudiger, according to the German international's agent. Agent Sahr Senesie says the Premier League champions are interested in the 22-year-old but the player himself would prefer to stay in …
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Galatasaray target Lukas Podolski is leaving Arsenal this summer - agent

Lukas Podolski will leave Arsenal this summer after Arsene Wenger was unable to guarantee him a starting role, the forward's agent has confirmed as he nears a move to Galatasaray. Podolski, 30, failed to start a single Premier League game for the …
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Sergio Ramos, Arturo Vidal, Christian Benteke and more rumours rated

Despite the suspicion of it being a power play, Sergio Ramos could well end up leaving for Man United. There's lots of talk and speculation but, when it comes to transfers, how do you separate fact from fiction? David Amoyal looks at some of the …
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How Everton missed out on cut-price Petr Cech deal

Every football club has its one that got away story. Liverpool fans talk ruefully of Gerard Houllier being barred from signing an 18-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo. “Maybe we would have won the title with Ronaldo, but we had Harry Kewell, who was outstanding …

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