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Spanish court throws out lawsuit against US treasure hunters

50 minutes ago   |   ABC News

A Spanish court has thrown out a lawsuit against American treasure hunters that accused them of having destroyed an underwater archaeological site when they looted a sunken...
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Elizabeth Diller Is Retelling Edmund de Waal's Story - and Her Own

16 hours ago   |   NY Times

Designing a show at the Jewish Museum in New York has illuminated corners of hidden history in her life, the architect says. “Edmund dug into his past. I didn't. I couldn't...
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Kim Kardashian's Met Gala photo helped solve looted gold Egyptian coffin case

Kim Kardashian's Met Gala photo helped solve looted gold Egyptian coffin case

20 hours ago   |   New York Post

The viral snap that showed her posing next to the coffin of Nedjemankh has led to the conclusion of a long-running criminal case involving the golden artifact.
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Minneapolis School Damaged During Unrest Reopens Doors After 18 Months

Minneapolis School Damaged During Unrest Reopens Doors After 18 Months

21 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - A Minneapolis school damaged during last summer's unrest has reopened nearly a year and a half later. The charter school, MTS Secondary, had to be completely...
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Van Gogh Watercolor, Once Seized by Nazis, to be Sold at Auction

3 days ago   |   NY Times

Christie's estimates the work could fetch as much as $30 million, and is being sold under the terms of an agreement between the current owner and the heirs of Jewish collectors...
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Van Gogh artwork looted by Nazis to be auctioned in New York

3 days ago   |   My Sanantonio

NEW YORK - A watercolor by Vincent van Gogh that was seized by the Nazis during World War II will be sold next month at auction in New York, where it is expected to fetch a...
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Antiquities Dealer Admits Mass-Producing Fakes He Sold for Years

5 days ago   |   NY Times

The owner of a longtime Manhattan gallery said in court that while some customers thought they were buying ancient items, they were actually modern knockoffs, just made to look...
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A Nazi Legacy Haunts a Museum's New Galleries

7 days ago   |   NY Times

The Kunsthaus Zurich built an extension to display masterpieces from a private Swiss collection. But critics say the works are tainted by the source of their owner's wealth.
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North Carolina Lt. Gov. Refuses To Resign After Calling LGBTQ Community 'Filth'

North Carolina Lt. Gov. Refuses To Resign After Calling LGBTQ Community 'Filth'

10 days ago   |   The Huffington Post   |   2 articles

Republican Mark Robinson said he's "tired of folks on the right being demonized for our speech while folks on the left burn, beat, rob, loot... and get a pass.”
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Revolution Without the Middle Class

15 days ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Victor Davis Hanson Eeyore's Cabinet The beleaguered middle class, especially those of the suburbs, for the most part did not join rioting radicalized youths and inner-city...
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Israeli scuba diver discovers 900-year-old Crusader sword

Israeli scuba diver discovers 900-year-old Crusader sword

JERUSALEM - An Israeli scuba diver has salvaged an ancient sword off the country's Mediterranean coast that experts say dates back to the Crusaders. Israel's Antiquities... Read more ...

Why Does the Singaporean Government Care About Egg Freezing?

Why Does the Singaporean Government Care About Egg Freezing?

The city-state's ban on the procedure is making its demographic problems worse. Read more ...

Moscow proposed adding US to Normandy Format discussions on Ukraine, but...

Moscow proposed adding US to Normandy Format discussions on Ukraine, but Germany & France REJECTED it, reveals Russian FM Lavrov

Moscow proposed inviting the US to join the Normandy Format discussions on the war in east Ukraine, but Germany and France categorically refused to allow Washington in... Read more ...

Czech lawmakers move to strip ailing President Zeman of power amid...

Czech lawmakers move to strip ailing President Zeman of power amid constitutional crisis; universal fury batters chief-of-staff

A Czech Senate commission has approved the redistribution of President Milos Zeman's duties to a number of other top officials. He was rushed to hospital after his ally, Prime... Read more ...

900-year-old sword found off the coast of Israel

900-year-old sword found off the coast of Israel

Its size and shape suggest it belonged to a Crusader, as does the fact that it was found just near Atlit castle, a Crusader fortress. Read more ...

Ghost Stories of America: Hauntings, spirits and things that go bump in the...

Ghost Stories of America: Hauntings, spirits and things that go bump in the night

Feed your curiosity with scary stories and local legends from across the country. Read more ...

Trump says his son Donald Jr. 'couldn't be beaten' if he ran for office in...

Donald Trump Jr. looks on as his father, former President Donald Trump, speaks prior to the fight between Evander Holyfield and Vitor Belfort in Florida in September... Read more ...

Cryptocurrencies pose a threat to effectively enforcing sanctions, says US...

The Treasury Department sees sanctions risks in cryptocurrencies. Getty Images Cryptocurrencies threaten the effectiveness of sanctions imposed by the US, the Treasury... Read more ...

How are lawmakers investigating the Jan. 6 riot? Here's a closer look

How are lawmakers investigating the Jan. 6 riot? Here's a closer look

The committee is looking at every aspect of the riot, including what former President Donald Trump was doing while it unfolded and how the protests leading up to and during the... Read more ...