Supreme Court of Italy: Amanda Knox to be retried for Meredith Kercher murder
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Supreme Court of Italy: Amanda Knox to be retried for Meredith Kercher murder

Amanda Knox, the young American whose murder conviction in Italy captured attention around the world, learned Tuesday that Italy’s highest court has overturned a lower court’s 2011 decisionto dismiss that verdict. A retrial has been ordered. So it appears likely the case against Knox and her former boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, who were charged in the 2007 murder … Continue reading

Philly’s Mayor meets with the growing star of Italian politics, Mayor of Florence Matteo Renzi
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Philly’s Mayor meets with the growing star of Italian politics, Mayor of Florence Matteo Renzi

A week after making national headlines for being drowned out by shouting union protesters during his annual budget address, and only days after inspiring national commentary on his request for an investigation into Philadelphia Magazine’s controversial article entitled, “Being White in Philly,” Mayor Michael Nutter was on the banks of the Arno River in Florence, Italy, where he will … Continue reading