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San Francisco parking spot app shuts down service
Despite saying last month that it wouldn't stop, MonkeyParking said in a blog Thursday that it "temporarily disabled" its bidding service in San Francisco, a day before City Attorney Dennis Herrera's deadline to cease operations or face a possible lawsuit.
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Gina Lollobrigida Wins Legal Tussle Against Son
Italian movie veteran Gina Lollobrigida has won a legal battle against her son over her $51 million estate.
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8 Must-Visit Restaurants in Rome
Katie Parla is a Rome-based food and beverage journalist. She is the author of the blog Parla Food , the mobile app Katie Parla's Rome , and is working on a cookbook, Really Roman , to be published by Clarkson Potter in Spring 2016.
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Catholics mark today the Feast of Saint Veronica, a Biblical character referred to as the pious woman from Jerusalem who compassionately wiped the face of Jesus after He fell under the weight of His cross on the way to Calvary.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Charlemagne: Atwitter about Matteo Renzi
WHEN Matteo Renzi became Italy's youngest prime minister in February, an old video turned up of him as a student in an amateur sketch playing the part of Silvio Berlusconi, the tycoon who has dominated Italian politics for 20 years.
HIV and Hepatitis
WHO Announces Plan to Eliminate Tuberculosis in Low-incidence Countries
The World Health Organization and the European Respiratory Society last week introduced a new framework for the elimination of tuberculosis in more than 30 low-incidence countries, which includes most of Western Europe, the U.S., Canada, and Australia.
Florence - a flourishing city
FLORENCE is 290 kilometers from Rome and so we were there shy of three hours with all the pee stops along the way.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Mary Ann Esposito, host of the longest-running cooking show on public television, travels around the United States and Rome, Italy in search of recipes that can be prepared in thirty-minutes or less for a busy audience that has time to enjoy great Italian food but doesn' t always have time to prepare it "the old way."
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Booby-trapped Cold War arms caches 'are still hidden in Britain'
Booby-trapped Soviet weapon caches which date back to the Cold War are probably still buried across Britain, a top historian has claimed.
Italy: Migrants Dying en Masse
Sicily's cemeteries, morgues and cold storage units are overflowing with migrant corpses, but tens of thousands more are risking their lives to cross the Mediterranean.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
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Wedding of Prince Amedeo of Belgium
JULY 05: Prince Amedeo of Belgium and Princess Elisabetta Maria celebrate after their wedding ceremony at Basilica Santa Maria in Trastevere on July 5, 2014 in Rome, Italy.
D-Day, June 6, 1944: 70 Years Later, Chattanooga Veterans Look Back
Day is being remembered in special screenings of the documentary D-Day, 3-D.. Normady 1944, at the Tennessee Aquariam I-MAX theater in downtown Chattanooga.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Dark chocolate improves walking in patients with peripheral artery disease
About 20% of seniors aged 75 or older suffer from peripheral artery disease. When walking, leg cramps often force them to stop.
Kathy Kay Joins The Special Event Company as Senior Program Manager
The Special Event Company has announced that Kathy Kay has joined the firm as senior program manager.
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Rome unveils Trevi Fountain facelift
Tourists stand on a specially built footbridge in front of the famed Trevi Fountain in Rome June 30, 2014.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
An appetite for authenticity: Restaurant brings fresh flavors of Italy to Smyrna
Mezza Luna co-owners Tony Strangolagalli, left, and Pierluigi Tartaglione in the dining room of their Smyrna restaurant at 1669 Spring Road SE.
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President Uchtdorf: A visit 'home'
President Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the First Presidency and his wife, Sister Harriet Uchtforf, visited Western Europe, noting several milestones of the Church in the area.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Opus Dei to display remains of Bishop del Portillo after beatification
Rome, Italy, Jul 1, 2014 / 12:23 pm .- The Opus Dei press office announced that the remains of Bishop Alvaro del Portillo, the first successor to St. Josemaria Escriva, will be put on display September 29 to October 2 at the Basilica of St. Eugene in Rome.
Grilling Around The World, Italy Edition: How to Make Arrosticini
On a terrace overlooking St. Peter's Basilica, Italian photographer Oliviero Olivieri shows Epicurious how Romans cook out with his grilledarrosticini di pecora-- skewers of tender lamb and mutton.