Umberto I of Italy Assassinated (1900)

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Umberto I of Italy Assassinated (1900)

Son and successor of Victor Emmanuel II, Umberto I was king of Italy from 1878 until his death in 1900. Though known as “Umberto the Good,” he became increasingly authoritarian and disregarded the recommendations of parliamentary leaders. His support of General Bava Beccaris, who ordered his troops to fire cannons at demonstrators protesting high bread […]

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In Transit Blog: A New Watery Way to See New Orleans

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In Transit Blog: A New Watery Way to See New Orleans

A new tour from Gray Line New Orleans shows visitors the watery side of the city. NYT > Travel

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T Magazine: One-Thing Shops | An Old China Store With a Scholarly Following

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T Magazine: One-Thing Shops | An Old China Store With a Scholarly Following

After nearly 70 years of operation, the Cambridge, England, antiques emporium Gabor Cossa has only had two owners — and the current one really knows his stuff. NYT > Travel

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Swimming banned at premier beach over e-coli fears

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Swimming banned at premier beach over e-coli fears

Swimming has been banned on one of Cork’s premier beaches as a result of excessive E.coli bacteria levels in the water. IrishExaminer.com – Ireland

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07/29/2014 – Francesco Mastalia: ORGANIC exhibition

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Francesco Mastalia set out on the winding roads of the Hudson Valley, driving more than 17,000 miles with a large format wooden camera, and an idea to photograph the individuals at the helm of the growing sustainable, local food movement. To date, he has photographed over 100 farmers and chefs in his photo-documentary series, organic.The […]

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Meeting in Tipperary to tackle drug abuse

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Meeting in Tipperary to tackle drug abuse

Up to a thousand people turned out last night for a public meeting to tackle drug abuse in Roscrea in County Tipperary. Ireland: BreakingNews.ie

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How’s the Real Estate Market, Really?

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Name:  2013 Year End Wake County Housing Market Update   Wow!  Real Estate in the Triangle continues to be a buzz word and we are certainly enjoying the buzz here in Southwestern Wake County as well.  Our 2013 market finished strong with most areas showing 6 months or less of inventory.  I know here, at […]

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Maximilien Robespierre Guillotined (1794)

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Maximilien Robespierre Guillotined (1794)

Known as “the Incorruptible” for his emphasis on civic morality, Robespierre became one of the leading figures of the French Revolution. He was an influential member of the Committee of Public Safety, the political body that controlled France during the bloody revolutionary period known as the “Reign of Terror.” However, popular discontent with the committee’s […]

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Rural crime on the rise, says report

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Rural crime on the rise, says report

There has been a slight drop in criminal activity in the first six months of the year according to the Netwatch Commercial Crime survey. Ireland: BreakingNews.ie

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Boy (15) accused of slashing barman’s face in Temple Bar

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Boy (15) accused of slashing barman’s face in Temple Bar

A 15-year-old Dublin boy is stand trial accused of inflicting a “life threatening” slash wound to a barman’s face during a knife attack in Temple Bar. Ireland: BreakingNews.ie

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