Tesla to hire up to 10,500 workers for German factory
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It was the kind of send-off that Donald Trump and Boris Johnson would surely love: a packed house and a packed piazza outside for the state funeral of Silvio Berlusconi. AC Milan supporters chanted their longtime president's name after the death this week at 86 of Italy's longest-serving leader since World War II.
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