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...
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Greeks, Romans got it right

...designs that have stood the test of time, and have been inspirational for more than 2,000 years since the time of the Greeks and Romans. Heck, those societies only lasted several hundred years, so what did they know? Dean Guaneli Douglas
Fr. Thomas Lee Weise Jr.

...Thomas Lee Weise, Jr.January 10, 1969 December 6, 2015The Reverend Thomas Lee (Joseph) Weise, Jr., 46, a priest of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Juneau, Alaska, died December 6, 2015, following a cardiac arrest suffered while visiting family members...

...captives in Syria's ancient city of Palmyra by tying them to Roman-era columns at the site, then blowing the structures up with...tanks.IS has also destroyed many of the ancient Palmyra's Roman-era relics, including the magnificent Temple of Bel and the...
Nation and World
Pope's apology doesn't change opinions on Serra

SAN FRANCISCO - Pope Francis' apology for the Roman Catholic Church's crimes against indigenous peoples has not softened opposition among some California Native Americans to his...
Nation and World
Today in history for Tuesday, Feb. 10

...34. Actor Max Brown is 34. Actor Barry Sloane (TV: "Revenge") is 34. Rock singer Eric Dill is 33. Rock musician Ben Romans (The Click Five) is 33. Actress Emma Roberts is 24. Actress Makenzie Vega is 21. Actress Chloe Grace Moretz is 18. Actress...

...shipping to New York.Two other Belmont hopefuls - Conquest Curlinate for trainer Mark Casse and Keen Ice for trainer Dale Romans - joined American Pharoah on the track during a reserved training session Tuesday morning.War Story, 16th in the Kentucky...
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On Writing: How to Think

...who wrote the first book on rhetoric, it was the Ancient Romans who in the pursuit of political power perfected rhetoric as...know?)In England, Francis Bacon distinguished between the Roman rhetorical model, which he called "magistral" because it...
Slack Tide: Save some daylight for me

...out, the idea of adjusting daily schedules according to seasonal solar variation dates back to antiquity. For example, the Romans changed the scales in their water clocks for different months of the year, thereby altering the length of each hour. They...
Yax te totem begins life anew

...this day."Tlingits, Keithahn wrote, saw the constellation not as a dipper, but as a bear-like figure (similar to the Romans, from which the name "ursa major" comes.)Some of the figures in the totem reference a story in which Raven convinced many...


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