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Serena Williams wins 19th Grand Slam title

Wins Australian Open for the sixth time

Italy elects senior judge Sergio Mattarella as president

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ROME (Reuters) - Italian lawmakers elected Sergio Mattarella, a constitutional court judge and veteran center-left politician, as president on Saturday, handing a welcome political victory to Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

New York crackdown on hookah bars generates some blowback

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New York crackdown on hookah bars generates some blowback
Finding refuge from the bitter cold that settled over New York City one recent evening, Uriel Israelov, 21, enjoyed a smoke with friends in a cozy corner of Sahara East in the East Village, which he made sound like the homey bar featured on the long-running television show "Cheers."

ECB Deputy Denies Germany Delayed QE

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The European Central Bank’s decision to launch a program of large-scale government bond purchases wasn’t delayed by opposition from Germany, ECB Vice President Vitor Constancio said.

Fighting rages in eastern Ukraine, 15 soldiers killed

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KIEV (Reuters) - Fighting raged in eastern Ukraine on Saturday as pro-Russian separatists sought to tighten the circle around government forces clinging on to a rail center, with 15 Ukrainian soldiers killed in the past 24 hours.