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Italy’s Berlusconi says he is running again for premier

ROME (AP) — Silvio Berlusconi says he’s running to be premier again — for the good of Italy.

The media mogul confirmed to reporters Saturday that he’ll try for a fourth term. Berlusconi quit in disgrace as premier last year after failing to save Italy from its sovereign debt crisis. He has since been convicted of tax fraud and now faces plunging poll numbers.

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