12/13 Newswire: VIDEO: Implosion, The “Leaning Tower of Texas” goes down + Berlusconi gets crowned

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“Imposion: The Leaning Tower of Texas”

“It was 31 stories high and was supposed to have condos, spas, etc. I guess the developer will rebuild after the cleanup. They started building this in 2006 and the summer of 08 discovered it had sunk 14 inches on one side, thus the lean. The locals were calling it the “leaning tower of South Padre Island”

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Italy’s PM Silvio Berlusconi is bloodied by attack
ROME — Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has been hit in the face and knocked to the ground after a political rally in Milan.
Pictures show Mr Berlusconi with a badly cut lip and blood on his cheek and chin.
The prime minister, looking dazed, was helped to his feet by aides and put in a car. He got out and tried to climb on the car to show he was all right.
Reports suggested he had either been punched or hit with an object.

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UPDATE: ROME (AP) — An attacker hurled a statuette at Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi, striking the leader in the face at the end of a rally Sunday and leaving the stunned 73-year-old media mogul with a broken nose and bloodied mouth.

Police said the 42-year-old man accused of attacking Berlusconi as he signed autographs in Milan was immediately taken into custody. The Italian leader was rushed to a hospital where he was being held overnight.

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One response to “12/13 Newswire: VIDEO: Implosion, The “Leaning Tower of Texas” goes down + Berlusconi gets crowned

  1. betsmeier

    Well, I haven’t watched much news because we’ve been on the go down here, but I thought that the Senate was going to have a decent bill. I thought I heard someone say the bill would be like a National Health Care where insurance companies ran it but the government would set the rates. What happened to that.

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