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Valentine’s Traditions From Around The World

With Valentine’s Day coming up, it can be interesting to learn the different Valentine’s Day traditions that vary with each country. The day that honors love is celebrated in different ways around the globe.

01/22/2013

Nicko Burnett (credit: CBS)

OC Student Allegedly Stabbed By Italian Soccer Fans In Rome

A 20-year-old Orange County student studying abroad in Italy was attacked Thursday during a brawl over a soccer game.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/26/2012

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Biel, Timberlake Marry In Italy

Singer Justin Timberlake and actress Jessica Beil are now husband and wife.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/19/2012

Los Angeles Lakers v Denver Nuggets

Italian Basketball Club Hopes To Have Kobe By November

Italian club Virtus Bologna says “unexpected engagements” have made it impossible to sign Kobe Bryant this month but that both sides will continue to work toward a deal in November.

10/18/2011

President Barack Obama poses for photographs with Kobe Bryant and members of the National Basketball Association 2009 champions Los Angeles Lakers in the East Room of the White House on Jan. 25, 2010, in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Italian Club Asks For Obama’s Help To Acquire Kobe

We have a dream: to see Kobe Bryant playing for our Team Virtus Pallacanestro Bologna, the Italian town wellknown in the world as basket City.

10/13/2011

Kobe Bryant And Phil Jackson Address The Media

Kobe Close To Signing Deal With Virtus Bolgona

The president of Virtus Bologna is optimistic Kobe Bryant will sign with the Italian club during the NBA lockout despite scheduling problems posed by other teams.

09/30/2011

Los Angeles Lakers Practice, NBA Europe Live

Kobe, In Milan, Says Playing In Italy ‘Very Possible’

Kobe Bryant said it was “very possible” he will play in Italy during the NBA lockout, adding that the country is like “home” to him since he spent part of his childhood there.

09/28/2011

2010 NBA All-Star Practice

Kobe Bryant To Return To Italy For $600k Per Game?

Turkish teams rushed into the fold. Then China started dabbling. Russia, Greece, the usual players have come to the table. Now Italy has its professional basketball teams charging the field to claim the crown jewel of lockout-available NBA players.

09/20/2011

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Report Finds Convicted LA Priest Has Sex Abuse Record In Italy

Clergy abuse victims are protesting outside the cathedral of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles after learning that a visiting priest convicted of molestation had a prior criminal case in Italy.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/29/2011

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‘Jersey Shore’ Star Snooki In Italian Fender Bender

Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi and a fellow “Jersey Shore” cast member have been involved in a minor traffic accident in Italy.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/31/2011

Statuette of Aphrodite

Italian Official Wants To Resolve Dispute With Getty Museum

An Italian governor says he will offer a compromise to the Getty Museum in the long-running dispute over priceless antiquities.

03/28/2011

Los Angeles Lakers v Boston Celtics

Kobe To Play In Europe?

With an NFL Lockout looming, what would happen if the NBA has their own lockout after this season?

02/12/2011

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Getty Museum’s Statue Transfer Ends Dispute With Italy

Italy’s decade-old campaign to retrieve antiquities it claims were illegally brought to California will end after the New Year.

12/06/2010

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