Italy’s Senate tells Berlusconi to beat it. Silvio Berlusconi, the former Italian prime minister, was stripped of his parliamentary seat and expelled from the senate.
No more sauce for Sriracha? An Irwindale, Calif. judge order the Sriracha hot sauce plant to partially close because of strong odors and neighbor complaints.
More band news for Greece. Economists say the Greek economy will continue to shrink—for the seventh consecutive year.
World Cup soccer stadium collapses. A portion of the Brazilian soccer stadium that will host the 2014 World Cup, collapsed in the final stages of construction. A crane fell on it and left three dead.
The Bulletin cuts health benefits for employees. Closer to home, Western Communications, The Bulletin's parent company, has told at least 280 employees it can no longer afford to offer health insurance benefits.
In lighter news: Snow is in the forecast! Powder for the Cascades and Rockies.