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  • Italy, Poland vie for top EU foreign policy job

    BRUSSELS (AP) — As the European Union struggles to respond to what it perceives as Russia's aggressive meddling in Ukraine, Italy and Poland are staking their claims to provide the bloc's new foreign-policy chief — kicking off a race in which the candidates' views of Moscow will likely be...

  • Italian court acquits Berlusconi in sex case

    MILAN (AP) — An Italian appeals court on Friday acquitted former Premier Silvio Berlusconi in a sex-for-hire case, reversing a lower court conviction that had carried a seven-year prison sentence and a lifetime ban on holding political office. The case has grabbed global attention, offering an...

  • Whirlpool buys big stake in Italy's Indesit

    BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Whirlpool will pay more than $1 billion for a controlling stake in Indesit, the appliance maker's counterpart in Italy. The deal announced Friday will put the U.S. company in possession of shares representing 66.8 percent of Indesit's voting stock. Whirlpool, which...

  • Italy pledges reforms, brushes away debt discord

    BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union and Italy in particular must focus on making structural reforms to boost growth, not try to ease the rules limiting government debt, Italian Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan said Tuesday. Italy just took over the rotating presidency of the 28-nation EU and...



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