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AFI FEST 2014 presented by Audi, a program of the American Film Institute, today announced it will honor Sophia Loren with a special Tribute on Wednesday, November 12, 2014. AFI FEST, the 8-day film festival, will take place November 6 through 13 in Hollywood.
8 hrs ago | Salon
Take a collective sigh of relief, humanity. If you've been one of the countless people searching in vain for the elusive GrA fenburg spot or wondering why you aren't gushing like Old Faithful each time someone makes a "come hither" motion in your vagina, then search and wonder no more.
11 hrs ago | University of Cambridge
With the autumn 2014 fashion shows in full swing, all eyes are on the top designers. In 16th-century Italy, the latest looks didn't always go down well with the authorities.
12 hrs ago | Paddock Talk
Six-year old schoolboy Rashid Al Dhaheri returned home to Abu Dhabi with a big trophy for his efforts this past weekend in the Trofeo Academy Championkart at Ala Karting Circuit near Verona. The youngster - popularly known as Little Alonso - who is on the final stages of an intensive summer karting campaign in Italy, continued his busy schedule with 12 practice sessions driving more than 180km on the challenging circuit on the foot of the Alps, in sunny and fresh conditions on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
The Italian media has leaked wedding details just days after George Clooney revealed the location of his wedding to fiance Amal Alamudin. Last week, the Monuments Men actor said he would marry the human rights lawyer in Venice, Italy in a "couple of weeks."
People disembark from a boat at the Brindisi harbour, southern Italy, following rescue operations for immigrants off the coast of Sicily yesterday. GENEVA: More than 700 people fleeing Africa and the Middle East may have drowned in shipwrecks in the Mediterranean over the last week, bringing the death toll this year to almost 3,000, the International Organisation for Migration said yesterday.
When Italy's centre-left Prime Minister Matteo Renzi took power in February by ousting his predecessor Enrico Letta in an internal party coup, he was expecting to benefit from a strengthening economic recovery. After dismal data in recent weeks, that assumption now looks badly wrong and on Monday the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development forecast the economy would shrink for the third consecutive year and stagnate in 2015 as well.
Migrants are rescued off the coast of Sicily. More than 2000 migrants were rescued by Navy ships and patrol boats over three days as part of the "Mare Nostrum" operation.
13, 2014. . Jyrki Katainen, the new vice president of the European Union's executive commission, left, and Italian Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan arrive for a news conference in Milan, Italy, Saturday, Sept.
Sunday night, area faithful came to the St. Anthony Maronite Catholic Church on Island Pond Road in Springfield to say goodbye to a beloved religious relic. For more than a week, the relic of St. Anthony had been drawing flocks of the faithful to the church to pray for miracles.
She's a blushing bride! Elisabetta Canalis beams in white wedding dress as she marries surgeon Brian Perri in Italy And Elisabetta Canalis was a gorgeous bride as she finally tied the knot with her orthopedic surgeon fiance Brian Perri, 46, in Sardinia, Italy on Sunday. The 36-year-old looked stunning in a white wedding dress as she arrived to the ceremony at the Sassari Cathedral.
Britain resisted pressure on Sunday to join the United States in announcing air strikes against Islamic State after the militant group beheaded David Haines, a British hostage, and threatened to kill another Briton. Speaking after chairing a meeting of the government's COBR emergency-response committee in London, Prime Minister David Cameron said his government was battling IS on numerous fronts but made clear it was not, for now, launching air strikes.
For centuries, there was a renegade group of nuns in Venice who clung to the lavish fashions and up-to-date styles of the secular world. The higher the heel, the closer to God, right? Crosses dot the tourist maps of Venice, denoting churches and former convents, some of which have been left to crumble into the ground.
Scientists have unveiled what appears to be the first truly semiaquatic dinosaur, Spinosaurus aegyptiacus. New fossils of the massive Cretaceous-era predator reveal it adapted to life in the water some 95 million years ago, providing the most compelling evidence to date of a dinosaur able to live and hunt in an aquatic environment.
Two men have been arrested over the robbery after shocking footage showed the moment brave staff fought back against the two men This is the shocking moment a restaurant worker was saved by a "miracle" after a gun pointed directly in his face failed to go off. CCTV footage shows the cashier at a takeaway pizzeria in Ruvo di Puglia, south east Italy , talking to a customer before the man pulls out a handgun, points it at the worker and pulls the trigger.
The presidents of Ukraine and the US, in addition to heads of NATO and the European Commission have been condemned for war crimes in Eastern Ukraine by an informal Russell Tribunal, which took place in Venice, Italy on Saturday. The show trial in Venice was inspired by the Russell Tribunal organized by British philosopher and Nobel Prize winner Bertrand Russell and hosted by French philosopher and writer Jean-Paul Sartre in 1966 to investigate US war crimes in Vietnam.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 02:57 pm
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