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Is This the End for Berlusconi?

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has come under investigation for allegedly having sex with a 17-year-old prostitute and then covering up his involvement.

Prosecutors have requested the 74-year-old Berlusoni appear before them later this month and said they would ask for a fast track trial.

Berlusconi’s lawyer called the allegations “absurd and groundless.”

The flamboyant prime minister, a billionaire businessman who has managed to evade previous accusations of sexual and financial impropriety, is accused of paying teen prostitute Karima el-Mahroug, better known as Ruby the Heart Stealer, for sex parties he held last year at his Milan villa. . .

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