Parliament Showdown Looms For Italy Prime Minister

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October 02, 2013 AT 11:05 AM
ROME (AP) - The survival of Italy's government was at stake Wednesday before expected confidence votes in Parliament forced by Silvio Berlusconi's decision to yank his party's support. But a divisive split among Berlusconi stalwarts in favor of stability might save the fragile ruling coalition, for now.