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  • Italy Jan 25, 2018

    Italian Train Derails Near Milan, 2 Dead, Many Injured

    A commuter train derailed Thursday in northern Italy, killing at least two people, seriously injuring 10 and trapping others heading into the city of Milan at the start of the work day, carabinieri police said. The Trenord train derailed near the Pioltello Limito station on the outskirts of the city, halting train traffic into and out of Italy’s financial capital...

  • head Aug 27, 2017

    8 Mountain Climbers Die in 3 Accidents in European Alps

    Eight mountain climbers have died in three different accidents this weekend in the Austrian and Italian Alps. The Austrian Red Cross said five mountain climbers died Sunday in the Austrian Alps in Wildgerlostal on Mount Gabler, east of Innsbruck, and a sixth climber was severely injured, the Austrian news agency APA reported. The group of six men from Altoetting in...

  • Argentina Aug 20, 2017

    From Age 3 to 80, Barcelona Victims Represent a Wide World

    An Italian father who saved his children’s lives but lost his own. An American celebrating his first wedding anniversary. A Portuguese woman celebrating her birthday with her granddaughter. These were some of the 14 people from around the world killed in vehicle attacks in Barcelona and the nearby seaside resort of Cambrils on Thursday and early Friday. They spanned generations...

  • Asher Klein Aug 13, 2017

    Kidnapped Model Recounts Ordeal, Says She Was ‘Terrified’

    A British model who was allegedly abducted in Italy has said she understands why people may doubt her story, but insists she was “terrified” and certain she would die during the ordeal. Chloe Ayling says she was lured to Milan for a fake photo shoot, then drugged, stuffed into a suitcase and held at a rural house by criminals who...

  • Asher Klein Aug 7, 2017

    UK Model Allegedly ‘Drugged, Handcuffed’ in Pornography Human Trafficking Plot Back in Britain

    Chloe Ayling’s ordeal sounds like a tale spawned by nightmares of the evil that lurks online....
    The 20-year-old British model says she was lured to Italy with the promise of a photo shoot, then drugged, stuffed into a suitcase, transported to an isolated farmhouse and held, at times in handcuffs, for almost a week....
    Ayling has told police the “terrifying experience” ended...

  • Asher Klein Aug 7, 2017

    British Model Kidnapped and Held Ransom for 6 Days: Police

    Lured to a fake photo shoot in Milan, British model Chloe Ayling, 20, was attacked and drugged by abductors in the organized gang “The Black Death,” Italian police said. She was suddenly released six days later after the kidnappers discovered she had a 2-year-old child.

  • The Associated Press Apr 15, 2017

    Italy’s Emma Morano, the World’s Oldest Person, Dies at 117

    Emma Morano, 117, the world’s oldest person who is also believed to have been the last surviving person born in the 1800s, died Saturday at her home in northern Italy, her physician said. Dr. Carlo Bava told The Associated Press by phone that Morano’s caretaker had called him to say she had stopped breathing in the afternoon while sitting in...

  • President Nov 29, 2016

    World’s Oldest Living Person, 117, Eats 2 Raw Eggs a Day

    Italy’s Emma Morano, the world’s oldest living person, marked her 117th birthday Tuesday, blowing out all the candles on her cake. Beaming at the attention, Morano took in the festivities for her milestone celebration sitting in an armchair in her one-room apartment in the northern town of Verbania, joined by her two elderly nieces, a pair of caregivers and her...

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