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Paola Messana

Paola Messana

    Twisting tale sees Strauss-Kahn freed from house arrest
    Twisting tale sees Strauss-Kahn freed from house arrest
    Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was freed from house arrest on Friday after prosecutors raised serious doubts about the credibility of the...
    US digs out from epic winter storm
    US digs out from epic winter storm
    Millions of Americans dug out from an epic winter storm on Wednesday that buried more than a third of the United States in drifting snow, sleet and...
    Vampires get their teeth into US public
    Vampires get their teeth into US public
    She loves the taste of blood, hates the sun, and, if you ask, will tell you she died in a train accident back in 1892: meet Seregon O'Dalley, a...
    Prisoner swap mooted in Russia-US spy saga
    Prisoner swap mooted in Russia-US spy saga
    United States officials on Wednesday laid formal charges against 11 alleged members of a Kremlin spy ring, as Russia and the US were said to be...
    Jackson memorial could be 'King of Funerals'
    Jackson memorial could be 'King of Funerals'
    From Elvis Presley to Princess Diana, iconic funerals are often marked by massive crowds, celebrity mourners and gut-wrenching emotion -- and...
    Master swindler Madoff to be sentenced on Monday
    Master swindler Madoff to be sentenced on Monday
    Thousands of people who lost their life savings in a multibillion-dollar scam will discover on Monday the fate of Wall Street swindler Bernard...
    New York cemetery goes on sale
    New York cemetery goes on sale
    For sale: a slice of New York with room for 3 000 new tenants -- provided they're dead.
    Fido, frequent flier, gets his own airline
    Fido, frequent flier, gets his own airline
    Move over Jet Set -- here comes the Pet Set.
    Hard up in New York? Pawn your Renoir
    Hard up in New York? Pawn your Renoir
    Pity the world's rich: as the credit crunch bites, they too are heading to the pawnbroker's -- albeit with a Renoir or Van Gogh under their...
    Investor takes life after massive losses in Madoff scandal
    Investor takes life after massive losses in Madoff scandal
    A French investment manager who plowed €1,5-billion ($2,1-billion) into Bernard Madoff's fraudulent scheme was found dead on Tuesday in his...
    The little crocodile that conquered the US
    The little crocodile that conquered the US
    French "sports chic" label Lacoste wowed the crowd with a ski-themed show on Saturday at New York Fashion Week, kicking off the 75th year of the...
    Finding food where others see trash
    Finding food where others see trash
    Just a few blocks from Manhattan's Fifth Avenue, bustling with Christmas shoppers, other New Yorkers are out getting what they need, with one big...