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  • Foreign Briefing: Rome seeks money for antiquities restoration

    Roman officials are trying to raise $271 million to restore gladiator training grounds next to the Colosseum and to catalog 100,000 boxes of excavated artifacts, among other projects. This is the latest effort to seek outside funding for conservation in...
  • Glendale Community College football schedule has few changes

    Glendale Community College football schedule has few changes
    At first glance, there aren't many differences between the 2013 schedule and the recently released 2014 schedule for the Glendale Community College football team. The Vaqueros face eight of the 10 squads they took on last year, with the two new...
  • Pope Francis' none-too-subtle Vatican 'dress code'

    Vaticanologists — the Catholic version of Kremlinologists — are journalists and scholars who scrutinize even the most trivial actions for clues to the thinking of the pope. A subset of this group (in which I include myself) pays special...
  • Killing Of Italian Helmer Pier Paolo Pasolini To Be Probed In New Pic 'La Macchinazione'

    ROME - The still mysterious 1975 murder of Pier Paolo Pasolini, the Italian filmmaker, poet, and novelist known for "The Gospel According to Matthew" and "Salò - Or The 120 Days of Sodom," among other works, will be getting another cinematic treatment in...
  • Pope cancels Rome hospital visit at last minute

    Pope cancels Rome hospital visit at last minute
    Pope Francis canceled a visit to a Rome hospital at the last minute on Friday because of what the Vatican called a "sudden indisposition". The Vatican gave no immediate details about what was ailing the 77-year-old Argentine pontiff, who has canceled...
  • Italy's RAI Cinema Boasts Banner Year But Continues To Cut Back On Hollywood Pics

    ROME - Italy's RAI Cinema is having a banner year, commanding a 15% box office share for the first half of 2014, which makes pubcaster RAI's film unit the number two Italian distributor after Warner Bros. However Hollywood titles continue to be a low...
  • Nothing like gladiator school for family mayhem

    Nothing like gladiator school for family mayhem
    It's not often you step out of a chauffeured Mercedes and cheerfully answer "yes" when asked if you are "Ready to die?" On a recent visit to Rome, my son, Ewan, 11, and I enrolled in one of several gladiator schools that offer tourists a chance to learn...
  • Golf is the priority

    The current world events in the Mideast bring to mind an identical historical period hundreds of years ago in which Emperor Nero fiddled while Rome burned. Rome is not burning today, but the country of Iraq is awash with anti-government militants...
  • After Boffo 'Gomorra' Bow Sky Italia Tries Innovative Distribution Models

    ROME - Hot on the heels of its boffo ratings bow for TV skein "Gomorra" Rupert Murdoch's Sky Italia paybox is experimenting with innovative distribution patterns in Italy where "Gomorra" is now likely to screen in Italo movie theatres this summer, while...
  • Rafael Nadal sets up showdown with Andy Murray at Italian Open

    Rafael Nadal was pushed to three sets for the second consecutive match before ultimately prevailing to set up an Italian Open quarterfinal against Andy Murray. The top-ranked Nadal dropped behind a set and a break against Mikhail Youzhny of Russia, then...
  • CANNES: Stealth and Atlas Nab Frankie Muniz Comedy 'Road to Capri'

    CANNES -- Stealth Media Group has boarding comedy "Road to Capri" for international sales, and will introduce the project to buyers in Cannes. Atlas Distribution Company will handle U.S. distribution. The cast includes Frankie Muniz ("Malcolm in the...