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  • Troubles in emerging markets may dominate G-20 summit

    WASHINGTON — For the first time in several years, the annual G-20 summit won't be dominated by the Eurozone's debt troubles. But that may be little comfort to world leaders gathering this week in St. Petersburg, Russia. In addition to sharp...
  • Pictures in the News | September 4, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in Russia, where Japanese and Russian flags are visible on the plane of Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Saint Petersburg's airport ahead of the G20 summit. The Group of 20 advanced and emerging nations summit...
  • Germany and Russia at odds over new Hermitage Museum exhibition

    Germany and Russia at odds over new Hermitage Museum exhibition
    A new exhibition at the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia is causing diplomatic friction between Germany and Russia. "The Bronze Age of Europe: Europe Without Borders" features some German works of art that were looted by Russian soldiers at...
  • News of the Weird: Very Personal Hygiene

    News of the Weird: Very Personal Hygiene
    Orestes De La Paz's exhibit at the Frost Art Museum in Miami in May recalled Chuck Palahniuk's novel and film Fight Club, in which lead character Tyler Durden's principal income source was making upscale soap using discarded liposuctioned fat fetched from...
  • Doomsday prepper sentenced to 8 years in a bunker

    Doomsday prepper sentenced to 8 years in a bunker
    This Doomsday prepper is headed for some real serious bunker time after a federal judge sentenced him to eight years in prison on Tuesday, reports the Tampa Bay Times in St. Petersburg. Convicted felon Jason Deon Thomas, 31, the owner of JT's The...
  • 'Swan Lake Live' leaps into the 3-D theater scene

     'Swan Lake Live' leaps into the 3-D theater scene
    What does the cutting-edge, digital 3-D world of James Cameron have in common with the centuries-old Mariinsky Ballet in St. Petersburg, Russia? For the last few years the venerated ballet company, which dates back to the 18th century, has been...
  • Review: Alisa Weilerstein's star turn with L.A. Chamber Orchestra

    Appearing with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra eight years ago, 23-year-old Alisa Weilerstein was a playfully kittenish cello soloist in Tchaikovsky's "Rococo" Variations. I wrote then that when she matures, look out. I can take no credit for...
  • St. Pete man claims $50M Powerball win

    Christopher McGurran, 30, of St. Petersburg claimed the $50 million Powerball jackpot from the Dec. 26 drawing.   McGurran will receive a one-time, lump-sum payment of $32,446,463. The Quick Pick ticket was purchased at Sweetbay, located at 2139...
  • Report: Teen died after accidentally shooting self in head

    Report: Teen died after accidentally shooting self in head
    An 18-year-old St. Petersburg teen accidentally shot himself in the head while showing his friends how he protected himself against a misfire, reports The Tampa Bay Times in St. Petersburg. The .38-caliber revolver went off as held the gun to his head...
  • A Floating Holiday

    A Floating Holiday
    On an ocean cruise, every port is an invitation to adventure – a whirlwind romance with a new destination that just might turn out to be your favorite place on earth. But not all stops are created equal. Some cruise ports can make an amazing first...
  • Walter Stefanowicz, homebuilder

    Walter Stefanowicz, homebuilder
    Walter M. Stefanowicz, a retired homebuilder who developed sections of Timonium, Catonsville and White Marsh, died of cardiac arrest while recuperating from knee surgery Nov. 17 at St. Anthony's Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla. The former Cockeysville and...