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Monday | The Daily Beast

Palermo Is Not Just for Mafiosi AnymoreBy Alia Akkam

For decades, Sicily was a haven for the Mafia. As their grip loosens, the island, and particularly its capital city, is morphing into a fashionable, gorgeous hotbed of tourism.


Related Topix: Italy, World News, Mafia, Travel, Europe Travel, Italy Travel

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Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

Eating it up, Italian style - Sun, 17 Aug 2014 PST

The beans for this soup were fed one by one into an empty potbellied wine bottle, then covered with water and flavored with hand-picked sage, fresh garlic, salt and peppercorns, and left to simmer in the dying embers of last night's cooking fire.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Bread, Baked Goods, Italy, World News, Italy Travel, Travel, Milan, Italy Travel, Europe Travel, Chicken, Meat

Fri Aug 15, 2014


Sea level and climate forcing of the Sr isotope composition of late...

Sr isotope records from marginal marine basins track the mixing between seawater and local continental runoff, potentially recording the effects of sea level, tectonic, and climate forcing in marine fossils and sediments.


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Daily Times

Italy says two boat migrants die, 1,500 saved as total passes 100,000 : August 15, 2014,

Two boat migrants died among almost 1,500 rescued by Italy in the last 24 hours, authorities said that on Friday as the total number reaching Italian shores this year passed 100,000.


Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Italy, World News

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Automotive News

China's Brilliance mulls Italy car plant, prime minister says

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said that Chinese carmaker Brilliance China Automotive Holdings had expressed an interest in opening a plant in Italy.


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USA Today

MSC uncorks three wine-themed Mediterranean sailings

MSC uncorks three wine-themed Mediterranean sailings MSC Splendia will offer three wine-themed cruises this fall on Mediterranean sailings.


Related Topix: Italy, World News, 9, Tunisia, Weather

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Digital Trends

This hybrid-powered Morgan concept sketch looks like a WWII-era Batmobile

Everyone is good at something: JJ Abrams has lens flares, Paula Deen has deep-frying, and Michael Bay has explosions .


Related Topix: Italy, World News, BMW X6, SUV, BMW, Autos

Sun Aug 10, 2014

She Knows

Pizza with heavenly burrata, Parma ham and pan-roasted figs. Oh yes

Rowena Dumlao-Giardina resides in Italy, cooking and photographing her family's interesting meals on Apron and Sneakers .


Related Topix: Life, Food, Pizza, Recipes, Italy, World News,

Sat Aug 09, 2014


Courthouse Mural Room Makes Santa Barbara County's History a Work of Art

Walls paint a vivid - if not always accurate - picture of how we got here, and Courthouse Legacy Foundation aims to preserve it for generations to come Loretta Redd, a board member of the Santa Barbara County Courthouse Legacy Foundation, never tires of talking about the Mural Room, which is a popular place for tourists and locals alike.


Related Topix: Santa Barbara County, CA, Italy, World News, Santa Barbara, CA, Carmel, CA

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Italy: EFL Teacher

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Eni cutbacks bring welcome relief to Europe's oil refiners

Plans by Italian oil major Eni to slash its refining business by more than half could squeeze out a quarter of Europe's refining overcapacity, bringing the ailing sector badly needed relief.


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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Weekly Standard

Sicilian Gumshoe

Until recently, Italian mystery writers did not loom large in the criminous hierarchy, and the genre was not viewed respectfully by Italian critics.


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Wed Aug 06, 2014

New York Daily News

Brooklyn Italian festival dates up in the air

Organizers hoped to move the Festa di Santa Rosalia up a week in Bensonhurst, but the Mayor's office hasn't responded to the group's request.


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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Kane Co. Chronicle

Gaetano's Batavia set to open Tuesday

The couple sought the funds because they expected improvements and equipment installation at the space to exceed $220,000.


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Fri Aug 01, 2014


Horse in a harness hangs from a helicopter in Italy.

Emergency crews in Palermo, Italy, used a helicopter to lift this animal to safety after it fell off a cliff.


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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Times

REVIEW: Happy returns to Bossier City's L'Italiano

To celebrate my husband's recent birthday, we decided to visit an old friend -- L'Italiano, just across from the Bossier Arts Council.


Related Topix: Bossier City, LA, Life, Food, Dining, Italy, World News, Seafood

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Staten Island man's return to hometown in Sicily an emotional reunion after 55 years

The scene in Noto, Sicily as seen through the lens of photographer and Staten Island resident Mario Belluomo.


Related Topix: Staten-Island, NY, New York, NY, Italy, World News, Brooklyn, NY

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The China Post

Italian police arrest 5 accused of 'massacre'on the Mediterranean

Italian police have arrested five migrants accused of the grisly murder of scores of fellow would-be refugees when fighting broke out on a boat making the treacherous crossing to Europe, local media reported.


Related Topix: Europe, Italy, Boat Disaster,

Tue Jul 22, 2014

USA Today

Taste Sicily's staples, from seafood to cous cous

At Relais Angimbe, a country resort amid olive and citrus groves about 25 miles from Trapani or Palermo, crunchy cous cous patties in squid ink and saffron-onion sauce is served, plus Tunisian-style brik stuffed with bluefish in olive oil and shrimp sauce.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Seafood, Italy, World News, Dining, Fruits, Breakfast

South China Morning Post

Stabbed, then thrown overboard: Italian police tell of horrific struggle aboard migrant boat

Italian police arrested five men yesterday on suspicion of murdering and throwing overboard dozens of migrants crossing from Libya.


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