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Italians Vote in Referendum; Renzi Vows to Quit If He Loses
Italians are voting in a referendum on constitutional reforms that is being closely watched abroad to see if Italy is the next country to reject the political status quo
Renzi Told to Stay Put a Bit More; Foes Press for Vote
Italy's president has asked Premier Matteo Renzi to stay in office until a key budget law is passed, then resign
Renzi Quits; Italian Populists Seek Quick Vote to Win Power
Italian Premier Matteo Renzi says he's resigning Monday after a stinging loss in a reforms referendum
Italy's Voter Referendum: The Nuts and Bolts Behind the Buzz
A referendum on reforms to Italy's post-war Constitution being held Sunday has morphed into a kind of plebiscite on whether Premier Matteo Renzi should stay or go
Pope Benedict XVI Resigns: President Obama, Italian Prime Minister, Other World and Church Leaders React
World leaders and leading figures in the Catholic Church expressed their surprise at Pope Benedict XVI's decision to resign while affirming their admiration for his work as pope. "On behalf of Americans everywhere, Michelle and I wish to extend our appreciation and prayers to His Holiness Pope
Ferrari Crackdown: Italy Declaring War on Tax Cheats
The war on tax Cheats is an Attempt to Shore up $2.5 Trillion of Public Debt
The Global Note: Yemen - At The Scene of the Horror…NATO & the War…Italy's Quake…Lemurs & the Eclipse
YEMEN ATTACK: SOLDIERS SLAUGHTERED -90 DEAD, MORE THAN 100 WOUNDED…They were soldiers in a war which Yemen and the U.S. are fighting against Al Qaeda – soldiers trained to fight terrorism. And they were killed by a suicide bomber – who blew himself up in a tightly-packed...
Ladies Who Lunch: First Lady Hosts G-8 Spouses at the White House
WASHINGTON — While the G-8 Summit leaders held a working lunch on food security, first lady Michelle Obama played host back at the White House. Catered by celebrity chef Jose Andres, the G-8 spouses gathered for an “intimate lunch,” according to the White House. On...
The G8 Potluck: What's for Dinner?
Clear your afternoons and evenings: The great G8 is upon us! Soon leaders from the eight best countries in the world will converge on Camp David to smile awkwardly next to each other and sit through hours of exciting conversations about the economy. Will there be late-night parties? Probably not.