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Alitalia plane makes emergency landing in Rome (Video)

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ROME (ITALY) - A passenger recorded the moments before and after an Alitalia flight made an emergency landing at the Leonardo Da Vinci airport in Rome. Prior to landing, the captain orders all 151 passengers to prepare for the crash landing. After the aircraft stops its run, all people on the aircraft erupt in a big round [...]

Pope Francis Blesses Thousands of Harley Davidson Bikers (PHOTO)

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VATICAN CITY – Thousands of Harley-Davidsons were blessed by Pope Francis I on Sunday. Bikers attended the event that marked the end of a four-day long celebration of Harley’s 110th anniversary. At the end of the blessing that saw the pontiff drive through hundreds of motorbikes parked in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis was given two [...]

UN possibly finds the solution to eradicate world’s hunger

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According to the United Nations the solution to put an end to world’s hunger could be eating edible insects A report from the FAO ( The Food and Agriculture Organisation) described grasshoppers, ants and other insects as food resource for people all over the world. Insects are low in fat and contain a lot of [...]

Mark Zuckerberg in Rome with is wife

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ROME – Facebook’s father, Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan, decided to go in Rome for their honeymoon.

Vatican’s butler arrested for leaks

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VATICAN CITY – It has been reported that an already sordid scandal over leaked Vatican documents took a Hollywood-like turn Saturday with confirmation that the pope’s own butler had been arrested after documents he had no business having were found in his Vatican City apartment. The detention of butler Paolo Gabriele, one of the few [...]

Tourists in Rome? Now tickets rise to 1.50 euro

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ROME – Public transport tickets, the BIT, will rise on May 25 to 1.50 euro and can be used for 100 minutes. “The increase of the cost of a ticket is equal to those in all cities, Milan for example,” said Rome’s Mayor Gianni Alemanno as he called on Romans to “get season tickets.”

Serena Williams out of Italian Open due to back injury

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ROME (AP) – Serena Williams withdrew from the Italian Open with a lower back injury shortly before she was scheduled to meet Roland Garros champion Li Na in the semifinals on Saturday. Williams said the problem also affected her earlier this week. “It was feeling a little stiff and I don’t think this is the [...]

Vatican’s most enduring mystery soon to be solved

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ROME – Vatican’s most lasting mystery might be close to a solution. It has been reported that Forensic police swarmed the crypt of a Roman basilica on Monday to exhume the body of a reputed mobster as part of an investigation into one of the Vatican’s most enduring mysteries: the 1983 disappearance of the teenage [...]

Train cars off the track at Rome station

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ROME – It has been reported that a few cars of an Italian train ran off the track as it was entering Rome’s Termini station. It said in a statement that the Frecciarossa train, part of the state railways high-speed fleet, was traveling slowly, about 30 km (20 miles) an hour, when a few cars [...]

'To Rome with Love': too many stereotypes for Woody

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ROME – No doubts that Rome inspired the last movie of Woody Allen, but are Rome and Italians actually like that?. Woody Allen brought “To Rome with Love” to the city that inspired his latest film, but some homegrown critics are grumbling that the American director’s new work is loaded with old-fashioned Italian stereotypes. At [...]

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