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Happy 80th Birthday – Loren & Bardot

Happy 80th Birthday – Loren & Bardot

They were the dream girls of an entire generation, goddesses of cinema – now the last living divas are 80 years old! Sophia Loren today, September 20 and  Brigitte Bardot on September 28th.  BRIGITTE BARDOT She grew up in a middle-class family, father a entrepreneur.  At 15, she is a photo model, breakthrough on the cover of […]

Allene Arthur “Happy Birthday”

Allene Arthur “Happy Birthday”

Allene Arthur, columnist and society writer celebrated her 90th birthday. She puts out a weekly column and still has the spirit of one much younger and of course she doesn’t begin to look her age. Almost 100 friends and family came to celebrate with her at the Seven Lakes Country Club on December 18th. This luncheon […]

Carlos Santana reunited with drummer after finding out he was homeless for 40 years

Carlos Santana reunited with drummer after finding out he was homeless for 40 years

Guitar legend Carlos Santana says he plans on entering the studio with his old drummer, Marcus Malone, after a California news host recently reunited the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee with the now-homeless percussionist. Malone performed as a member of the Santana Blues Band up until 1968 when he was convicted of a […]

Pope Francis’ anti-corruption stance agitating mafia – prosecutor

Pope Francis’ anti-corruption stance agitating mafia – prosecutor

The anti-corruption stance of Pope Francis has riled Italy’s powerful mafia groups, according to a prosecutor who specializes in mob cases. State prosecutor Nicola Gratteri – who works in the southern Italian region of Calabria, where the ‘Ndrangheta mafia is active – told the Italian daily Fatto Quotidiano that Francis’ statements on transparency and dismantling […]

Demystifying the debt ceiling: 5 things you should know

Demystifying the debt ceiling: 5 things you should know

As the US government is about to hit its so-called debt ceiling of $16.7 trillion on Oct. 17, the frightening prospect of the world’s biggest economy running out of cash is dominating headlines around the globe. So, in an effort to shine some light on what exactly thedebt ceiling means to all of us, Business RT […]

The Dirndl Code: Expert Tips for a Rollicking Oktoberfest

The Dirndl Code: Expert Tips for a Rollicking Oktoberfest

With Munich’s annual Oktoberfest beer festival beginning this weekend, locals are gearing up for two weeks of partying Bavarian-style. But tourists heading to the Wiesn festival grounds face a few logistical challenges. Upon arriving at the enormous event, they may find themselves asking a few questions. Which beer tent is the best? What’s the proper […]

NSA holds emergency hearing to fight off anti-surveillance amendment in Congress

NSA holds emergency hearing to fight off anti-surveillance amendment in Congress

The National Security Agency has invited certain members of Congress to a top secret, invitation only meeting to discuss a proposed amendment that could end the NSA’s ability to conduct dragnet surveillance on millions of Americans. A letter circulated only to select lawmakers early Tuesday announced that NSA Director General Keith B. Alexander would host […]

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