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  • Pope Francis washed the feet of 12 elderly and disabled people Thursday in a pre-Easter ritual designed to show his willingness to serve others like a "slave."
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  • Governor Tom Corbett, Mayor Michael Nutter, and Archbishop Charles Chaput arrived in Rome ahead of a meeting with Pope Francis.
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  • A farmhouse barely survived the landslide that send a boulder barreling through a barn and stopped another just inches away from the house.
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  • "This has really hit me like a train," a sometimes tearful Amanda Knox told Good Morning America in an exclusive interview.
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  • An eastern Pennsylvania man who spent years on the lam has pleaded not guilty to charges he killed his estranged wife.
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  • More than two years after Amanda Knox returned to the U.S. apparently home free, an Italian court Thursday reinstated her murder conviction.
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  • Pope Francis on Monday criticized abortion as evidence of a "throwaway culture" that wastes people as well as food, saying such a mentality is a threat to world peace.
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  • Pope Francis has broken with papal protocol once again, inviting a friend for a spin in his panoramic white car.
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  • Pope Francis has visited his predecessor, Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI, to exchange Christmas greetings.
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  • Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi
  • The Italian Senate has expelled three-time ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi from Parliament over his tax fraud conviction.
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  • An Italian prosecutor on Tuesday demanded that an appellate court find Amanda Knox guilty of the 2007 murder of her British roommate.
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  • Authorities say a Pennsylvania murder suspect has been extradited to the United States from Italy after spending years on the lam.
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  • If you're looking for a gift to stir things up, why not a book loaded with Italian recipes and a love story?
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  • A court-appointed expert testifying in U.S. student Amanda Knox's third murder trial in Italy said Wednesday that a new trace of DNA found on the handle of the knife alleged to have been the murder weapon belongs to Knox and not the victim.
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  • Divers searching the submerged wreck of the Costa Concordia cruise ship have found the remains of one of the two people still missing from the 2012 disaster.
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  • A ship carrying African migrants to Europe caught fire and capsized off the coast of Italy on Thursday, killing at least 114 people.
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  • Migrant ship capsizes off Italy, killing dozens
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  • Migrant ship capsizes off Italy, killing  94
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  • U.S. student Amanda Knox's second appeals trial in the murder of her British roommate opened Monday, but the star defendant was absent.
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  • Pope John Paul II
  • Popes John Paul II and John XXIII will be declared saints on April 27, 2014.
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  • An executive of the Italy-based pasta maker Barilla has apologized for hurting anyone's "sensitivity" after saying the company would never feature ads depicting gay families.
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  • Costa Concordia
  • Divers have spotted human remains near the shipwrecked Costa Concordia off an Italian island, and authorities say DNA tests will determine if they are those of two victims whose bodies were never found.
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  • At his trial on Monday, the captain of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia blamed his helmsman for botching a last-minute corrective maneuver that he contended would have avoided the cruise ship's deadly collision with a reef.
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  • Costa Concordia
  • Engineers declared success on Tuesday as the Costa Concordia cruise ship was pulled completely upright during an unprecedented, 19-hour operation to wrench it from its side where it capsized last year off Tuscany.
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  • Costa Concordia
  • The cruise ship Costa Concordia was lifted upright on the Tuscan Island of Giglio, Italy on Tuesday.
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  • Rescuers are saying more than 30 bodies were pulled out of the mangled wreckage of a tour bus that plunged into a ravine in Italy.
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  • A former CIA base chief in Italy who was convicted in the 2003 abduction of an Egyptian terror suspect from a street in Milan has been detained in Panama, the Italian justice ministry said Thursday.
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  • A Florence appeals court has set Sept. 30 as the start date for the retrial of American student Amanda Knox in the 2007 death of her British roommate.
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  • Costa Concordia
  • The trial of the captain of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner began Tuesday.
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  • Italian news reports say three armed bandits pulled up alongside a courier boat in a Venice lagoon and robbed it of nearly 1.3 million euros ($1.7 million) in cash.
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  • Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi
  • A Milan court has convicted former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi of paying for sex with an under-age prostitute during infamous "bunga bunga" parties at his villa and then using his influence to try to cover it up.
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  • FILE - James Gandolfini arrives at the LA premiere of Nicky Deuce at the ArcLight Hollywood on Monday, May 20, 2013 in Los Angeles.  Gandolfini, best known for his portrayal of mob boss Tony Soprano, died on June 19, 2013 at the age of 51 while in Italy.
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  • Flags in New Jersey will be flown at half-staff Monday in memory of "Sopranos" star and New Jersey native James Gandolfini.
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  • Funeral services for actor James Gandolfini will be Thursday at the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine in New York City.
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  • James Gandolfini's lumbering, brutish mob boss with the tortured psyche will endure as one of TV's indelible characters.
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  • FILE - James Gandolfini arrives at the LA premiere of Nicky Deuce at the ArcLight Hollywood on Monday, May 20, 2013 in Los Angeles.  Gandolfini, best known for his portrayal of mob boss Tony Soprano, died on June 19, 2013 at the age of 51 while in Italy.
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  • FILE - James Gandolfini arrives at the LA premiere of Nicky Deuce at the ArcLight Hollywood on Monday, May 20, 2013 in Los Angeles.  Gandolfini, best known for his portrayal of mob boss Tony Soprano, died on June 19, 2013 at the age of 51 while in Italy.
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  • A Milan court on Wednesday convicted the designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana of tax evasion.
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  • Ottavio Missoni, the patriarch of the iconic fashion brand of zigzag-patterned knitwear, died Thursday in northern Italy.
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  • Two Italian paramilitary police officers were shot and wounded Sunday in a crowded square outside the premier's office in Rome.
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  • Costa Concordia
  • The owner of the shipwrecked Costa Concordia asked a court on Monday to consider it a victim of the disaster.
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  • Amanda Knox is one of Barbara Walters Most Fascinating People of 2011. Knoxwon her appeal against her murder conviction on Oct. 3, 2011 in Perugia, Italy.
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  • Italy's highest criminal court ordered a whole new trial for Amanda Knox and her former Italian boyfriend on Tuesday, overturning their acquittals in the gruesome slaying of her British roommate.
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  • Amanda Knox is one of Barbara Walters Most Fascinating People of 2011. Knoxwon her appeal against her murder conviction on Oct. 3, 2011 in Perugia, Italy.
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  • Italy's highest court says it will issue a decision Tuesday morning on whether to overturn American student Amanda Knox's acquittal in the murder of her roommate.
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  • A Reading man who spent years on the lam after allegedly killing his estranged wife was captured in Italy on Friday.
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