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Maria Bartiromo, anchor for CNBC Inc., center, during a panel discussion at the annual Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills on April 30, 2012.

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Maria Bartiromo, anchor for CNBC Inc., center, during a panel discussion at the annual Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills on April 30, 2012.

Bartiromo Italy-Bound: Prize Winner

Operatic arias, risotto and a crowd of 200 greeted journalist Maria Bartiromo last night at the Italian Embassy,where she was awarded the 2014 Urbino Press Award. Bartiromo, an anchor and global markets editor for Fox News, is the first finance...

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Penny Pritzker, left, and Robbie Myers attend ELLE's annual Women in Washington Power List dinner hosted by Myers, ELLE Editor-in-Chief, with Gucci at Villa Firenze, the home of the Italian Ambassador, on March 25, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Penny Pritzker, left, and Robbie Myers attend ELLE's annual Women in Washington Power List dinner hosted by Myers, ELLE Editor-in-Chief, with Gucci at Villa Firenze, the home of the Italian Ambassador, on March 25, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Pritzker’s Priorities: ‘Grow Exports’

Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker’s priority for 2014 is to “grow exports and to work with more foreign exports to grow the economy and grow jobs,” she says. Pritzker, honored last night at a dinner hosted by Elle Magazine and Gucci, took some time...

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A soldier with Blackfoot Company 1st Battalion 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment has Thanksgiving dinner while standing watch in a guard tower in Matakhan, Afghanistan, in this file photo.

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A soldier with Blackfoot Company 1st Battalion 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment has Thanksgiving dinner while standing watch in a guard tower in Matakhan, Afghanistan, in this file photo.

VA’s Muscle-Shirted Italian Tourism — Private Business, Agency Explains

A slideshow including images of a bronzed Department of Veterans Affairs employee in a sleeveless muscle shirt, a beach on Italy’s Amalfi coast and what appeared to be each serving of a nine-course meal at “Trattoria Arleste” in Cirella, Italy,...

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Phone booths in Rome.

Photograph by Riccardo De Luca/Bloomberg

Phone booths in Rome.

Romney Persona Non Grata in Italy: Bain’s Old Telephone Directory Deal

If Mitt Romney’s tour of Europe skipped Italy, there was good reason. Bain Capital, when Romney was chief executive, made about $1 billion in a leveraged buyout there. The deal done 12 years ago remains controversial in Italy to this...

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