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Italy police search offices, home of Telecom Italia director: source

ROME (Reuters) - Italian financial police searched the offices and home of Telecom Italia <TLIT.MI> board member Elio Catania on Wednesday as part of an investigation into possible insider trading, a source familiar with the probe told Reuters. Full story

Thousands mourn victims of Italian bus crash

POZZUOLI, Italy (Reuters) - Thousands of people packed into a sports hall in the southern town of Pozzuoli on Tuesday to commemorate 38 people who died when a coach plunged 25 meters (80 ft) off a motorway viaduct in one of the worst road accidents in Italian history. Full story

Bus plunges off bridge in Italy

   At least 38 have been killed when a bus plunged off a bridge in southern Italy. NBC’s Lewis Vaughan Jones reports.  

Italian bus plunges off viaduct, 38 people killed

MONTEFORTE IRPINO, Italy (Reuters) - Thirty-eight people were killed and at least 18 injured when a bus plunged 25 meters (80 ft) off a viaduct in Italy, in the second major transport disaster in southern Europe in less than a week. Full story

Newborn, pregnant women among 31 migrants drowned off Libya: UNHCR

ROME (Reuters) - A newborn baby and four pregnant women are among 31 migrants feared drowned off the coast of Libya after their boat suffered a puncture and sank while trying to reach southern Europe's shores, the U.N. refugee agency said on Monday. Full story

Kathie Lee’s back from Italy (and Weinerville)

   TODAY’s Hoda Kotb welcomes Kathie Lee back from her trip to Italy. KLG says that the Anthony Weiner sexting scandal dominated the headlines over there too.

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Italian ministers publish incomes online in transparency drive

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Bananas thrown at Italy's first black minister

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  Boy who was buried in sand dune is back home

Nathan Woessner, the 6-year-old boy who was swallowed up by a sand dune in Indiana, is back home and recovering nicely.

  Former CIA station chief detained in Panama

Rachel Maddow reports on the detaining of a former American CIA station chief by police in Panama working with Interpol, and the interest Italy has in the matter.

  WW2 Airmen laid to rest

The remains of four British airmen from World War II were finally buried in a military cemetery in Northern Italy. The bomber command crew, was shot down in the last week of the war.  NBC's Emma Murphy reports from Padova, Italy.

  Costa Concordia wreckage crushing itself

A year and a half after the Costa Condordia cruise ship crashed off the coast of Italy, the vessel is gradually collapsing under its own weight, forcing workers to remove the wreckage quickly.

  Italians mourn Gandolfini as ‘one of their own’

The news of James Gandolfini's death in Rome hit hard in Italy, where he was much-loved for his role in "The Sopranos". NBC News' Claudio Lavanga reports.

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