Hollywood-style funeral for mobster outrages Rome

ROME - Romans aghast at a spiraling mafia probe found new reason for outrage Thursday over the Hollywood-style funeral of a purported local crime boss: It was replete with a gilded, horse-drawn carriage, flower petals tossed...
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Somber day in Sitka

...their own safety and to make it easier for the rescue dogs to pick up any helpful scents."It's not like what you see on a Hollywood movie," Cranford said. "The amount of people we have up there are throwing off the scent."Fire safety and police officials...
Today In Sports History for July 20

...Louise Suggs.1974 - Carl Rosen's Chris Evert beats Miss Musket by 50 lengths in the winner-take-all match race at Hollywood Park.1975 - Sandra Palmer wins the U.S. Women's Open golf championship by four strokes over Nancy Lopez, Joanne Carner...
Today In Sports History for July 24 and July 25

...300th and last game, beating the Cleveland Indians 10-6.1956 - Swaps sets an American record in a 1 5/8-mile race at Hollywood Park. Swaps runs the course in 2:38 1-5.1956 - Jack Burke Jr. defeats Ted Kroll 3 and 2 in the final round to win...
What Lee's 'Watchman' reveals about racism

...characters in the novel."'To Kill a Mockingbird' was among the first of a trope that we would see happen over and over in Hollywood," said writer Phenderson Clark. "There often needs to be this white figure who somehow can connect with majority white...
Rain calms California fire that jumped freeway, burned cars

...Vegas earlier in the day for Los Angeles, where they had hoped they might meet the Kardashian sisters at the family's West Hollywood clothing boutique.Allevato's 15-year-old daughter, Leah, was devastated."We waited two years for this vacation...
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'Game of Thrones' earns a leading 24 Emmy Award nominations

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. - The Emmys, television's highest-profile awards, could have seized the moment with Thursday's nominations to...
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Oscar-winning composer owns plane that crashed, killed pilot it, he would've called," Cooper said Monday night.The Associated Press has not confirmed Horner's death.The Hollywood Reporter cited Sylvia Patrycja, who it says is identified on Horner's film music page as his assistant, in confirming...
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Trump criticizes border policy, trade

...havoc on our population," he told a few thousand people attending the Libertarian gathering FreedomFest inside a Planet Hollywood ballroom on the Las Vegas Strip.In the 4,200-capacity Phoenix convention center packed with flag-waving supporters...
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Jury quickly convicts theater shooter of murder

...head-to-toe in body armor, slipped through the emergency exit of the darkened theater in suburban Denver and replaced the Hollywood violence of the movie "The Dark Knight Rises" with real human carnage.His victims included two active-duty servicemen...
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