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MKR’s Italianos remind everyone cooking can be fun

THERE were fireworks on My Kitchen Rules tonight – some good, some bad. Italian mates Luciano and Martino served up a near-perfect night during their instant restaurant by staying true to their heritage and family traditions. But unbeknownst to them, …
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Five key battles: Italy v England

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Cairo: Italian student Regeni showed signs of electrocution – forensic source

There are claims that shop surveillance video is likely to show two men, believed to be Egyptian security agents, leading an Italian student away on the night he vanished in Cairo. It comes as more details are revealed about the death of Giulio Regeni. …
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Murdered Italian PhD student taken by Egyptian police on January 25

Italian police said that “credible witnesses” in Cairo saw Cambridge PhD student and Italian national Giulio Regeni being detained by plainclothes policemen on 25 January, the same day he was reported missing. La Stampa Chronicles, a prominent Italian …
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Great Britain 6 Serbia 2: Showdown with favourites Italy awaits as GB stay on Winter Olympics trail

JONATHAN PHILLIPS says Great Britain’s ability to score goals is a welcome sign ahead of their Winter Olympics qualifying showdown with Italy on Sunday. Both teams have scored a total 12 goals during their previous two Group G pre-qualifying games against …
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Europe News

Blunkett: EU Exit Would Be 'Catastrophe'

By Jason Farrell, Senior Political Correspondent Eurosceptic Labour grandee Lord Blunkett has backed the campaign to keep Britain in the EU – warning of a "catastrophe" in the event of a vote to leave. The former home secretary told Sky News …
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EU called upon to undertake more efforts in favor of Sahrawi people self-determination

Shaheed El Hafed, Feb 14, 2016 (SPS) The Prime Minister, Abdelkader Taleb Oumar, called Saturday on the European Union to endeavor more efforts to enable the people of Western Sahara to exercise their right to self-determination and independence.   In a …
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Europe will 'lurch in wrong direction' if Britain quits EU

Speaking to the BBC’s Andrew Marr show, Mr Hammond said: “What I think I fear and many people in Europe fear is that without Britain Europe would lurch very much in the wrong direction. “Britain has been an enormously important influence in Europe, an …
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Award-winning ornamentals in Europe can cross Atlantic well

Something old, something new; something borrowed (from Europe), something blue — today’s roundup is a marriage of color theory and hands-on gardening. European accents Ornamental plants that have won prizes in Europe often make good choices for American …
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EU will 'lurch in wrong direction' if UK leaves: Hammond

LONDON – The European Union will "lurch very much in the wrong direction" if Britain votes to leave in an in/out referendum, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond warned Sunday. The British minister predicted that negotiations with other European …
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US News

Who will emerge in Supreme Court primary Tuesday?

Supreme Court candidates Biographies  REBECCA BRADLEY Age: 44 Family: Engaged Current position: Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Political experience: None Other public service: Wisconsin Court of Appeals Judge, 2015 (appointed); Milwaukee County Circuit …
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Supreme Court turns back the clean air clock | Editorial

Court orders new air-pollution limits in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, 11 other states Exhaust rises from smokestacks in front of piles of coal in Thompsons, Texas. The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered a stay on the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan …
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Death of US Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Tips Chandigarh-born Srinivasan for the Job

HOUSTON: Staunchly conservative US Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia was found dead today while on a hunting trip in Texas, triggering a fierce political fight in the run-up to the presidential election over his successor that would decide the leaning …

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Death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia rocks US political scene

President Barack Obama made clear that he intends to nominate a supreme court successor to the late Justice Antonin Scalia, who died in his sleep at the age of 79 on Saturday. But whether any nominee can win confirmation in the senate, where conservative …
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Scalia's death puts Supreme Court at the center of the presidential campaign

Justice Antonin Scalia's death has turned a second-tier topic into a central facet of the 2016 presidential campaign: Among the new president's first acts likely will be nominating a justice who will determine the balance of power on the Supreme …

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Italian Business News

Businesses deliver old standards, new options for Valentine's Day

Every February, Wendi Kellum sees the obvious items fly off the shelves at the Gerbes she manages on West Broadway. People haul cards, flowers and chocolates to the registers in droves, she said, along with a “crazy amount of stuffed animals.” But many …
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A Savvy Breed of Winemaker Takes Business Sense to the Winery

Photo Bill Price at Durell Vineyard in Sonoma, Calif. Mr. Price was a founder of TPG Capital. Credit Drew Kelly for The New York Times There’s an old saying: If you want to make a small fortune in the wine business, start with a large one. Many a wealthy …
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Kiwi reportedly gives up on efforts to buy Italian island

After years of legal wrangling, millionaire Kiwi businessman Michael Harte has reportedly given up on efforts to buy a pristine Italian island. In 2013, the banker paid $4.8 million at auction for Budelli Island — an Italian national park considered to …

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Positano hosts the next Asheboro/Randolph Chamber Business After Hours

ASHEBORO — Positano iin Asheboro invites all members of the Asheboro/Randolph Chamber of Commerce to the upcoming Business After Hours event. The event will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 18, at 130 C South Church Street. A sampling of chef’s …
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Business confidential: All hail Paul O'Connell and the Stoke City billionaire

Published 14/02/2016 | 02:30 Even though he has retired, rugby legend Paul O'Connell better not forget how to deliver a bollicking. O'Connell owns about 1pc of metered electricity firm Pinergy's parent New Measured Power, with his shares held …
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Sports News

Juventus beats Napoli to lead Serie A, Man U loses again

Juventus got a late goal to beat Napoli 1-0 and snatch the lead of Italy's Serie A from its southern rival on Saturday. Cristiano Ronaldo kept Real Madrid in the title hunt in Spain by scoring two goals, while an own goal by goalkeeper David de Gea …

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Serie A’s challenge to Premier League’s fourth Champions League spot

There is a bigger picture when Premier League sides return to European action in the next 11 days – the safety of England’s fourth Champions League place. Italy is close behind in Uefa’s list of coefficients that determines the number of places each …

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Weekend Watch: Featuring Alan Hinton on Leicester City, Derby County and underdog English title challengers

Sounders ambassador and former Derby County Ram Alan Hinton stops by a very special edition of the Weekend Watch to discuss whether Leicester City reminds him of his own shock English champions of the 1970s. Seattle Times staff reporter Sounders …
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UEFA Europa League first legs: what to look out for

Can anyone fill Loko's Niasse gap? Baye Oumar Niasse scored four and set up three for Lokomotiv Moskva in the group stage, and will be a big miss at Fenerbahçe following his move to Everton. "No one is irreplaceable," said coach Igor …
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