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Argentinian prosecutor laid to rest amid scandal

Intrigue surrounding Alberto Nisman's death remains high as hundreds of well-wishers attend his funeral in Buenos Aires.

(Mock) Mars Mission Comes to (Mock) Tragic End Thanks to (Real) Fire

The brave men and women living in a (mock) Martian base (in Utah), have met a (mock) brutal and fiery end. After an (actual) greenhouse fire sent flames soaring up 10 feet into the air, our (mock) astronauts have been laid to rest (in their respective homes as they see fit). Goodbye and godspeed, you magnificent pioneers. Read more...

Bones Examined in Hunt for Cervantes' Remains

Forensic experts began excavating graves and examining bones yesterday in a tiny chapel in Madrid, hoping to solve the centuries-old mystery of exactly where the great Spanish writer Miguel de Cervantes was laid to rest. The author of Don Quixote was buried in 1616 at the Convent of the Barefoot...

"Why the Saudi King Was Buried in an Unmarked Grave."

"King Abdullah was laid to rest in an unmarked grave in a modest cemetery in Riyadh. It's all in keeping with the traditions of Wahhabism, a strict branch of Sunni Islam practiced in Saudi Arabia."

Saudi King Abdullah laid to rest in an unmarked grave

As rumors about the health of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah started swirling over social media before midnight on Thursday, many people here didn’t want to believe them. The king was personally popular, with many Saudis seeing him as a fatherly figure who cared deeply about his people and spoke to them in honest and plain […]

Thousands gather for Saudi king's burial in an unmarked grave

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud was laid to rest in an unmarked grave on Friday, his body wrapped in a simple beige cloth and interred without a coffin, according to Islamic tradition. See also: Room for improvement:...Show More Summary

Kim Fowley's Hollywood funeral draws stars, L.A. music insiders

It was a definitive passing of an era, or two or three or four: L.A. music impresario Kim Fowley was laid to rest Thursday at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

After simple rites, Saudi King Abdullah laid to rest in unmarked grave

Leaders of the Muslim world and thousands of Saudi subjects paid their final respects to King Abdullah at a simple ceremony at a Riyadh mosque Friday before the late ruler was buried in an unmarked grave in a public cemetery.

Andraé Crouch Laid to Rest; Gospel Music Stars Kirk Franklin, Erica Campbell to Gather in Mourning Tonight

Legendary gospel singer Andraé Crouch is being laid to rest on Wednesday after two days of services at West Angeles Church of God in Christ in San Fernando, Calif.

Cartoons and tears at funerals of Charlie Hebdo victims

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Five victims of last week’s attack on France’s Charlie Hebdo magazine, including two cartoonists, were laid to rest Thursday after emotional final tributes in words, drawings and music. Georges Wolinski and Bernard Verlhac, two of France’s best-loved cartoonists, were buried in...

French president says Muslims are the ‘main victims of fanaticism’

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

French President Francois Hollande said Thursday that Muslims were the “main victims” of fanaticism, as five of the 17 killed in last week’s Islamist attacks in Paris were laid to rest. Speaking at the Arab World Institute in Paris, Hollande said: “It is Muslims who are the...

Phoebe Jonchuck: Emotions Run High At Funeral For 5-Year-Old Thrown To Her Death From Bridge

Phoebe Jonchuck was laid to rest this week, with more than a 100 mourners remembering the murdered 5-year-old as a happy girl and wondering how her father could have snapped as he did, throwing the girl to her death from a bridge. Family...Show More Summary

Fla. girl, 5, allegedly thrown from bridge is laid to rest

Phoebe Jonchuck's mother, Michelle Kerr, had asked the congregation to wear bright colors while remembering her youngest 5-year-old child.

4 Paris attacks victims laid to rest in Israel

'Selfless man': Son of Paris terror victim pays tribute to his father at Jerusalem funeral — Cassandra Vinograd (@CassVinograd) January 13, 2015

Victims of Paris assault laid to rest

Police officers slain in Charlie Hebdo attack given France's highest award as Jewish victims are buried in Israel.

MTA officer laid to rest after fatal on-the-job injury

An MTA Bridge and Tunnel officer was remembered as a devoted family man and dedicated peace officer during an emotional funeral.

Revenge Season 4 Episode 11 Recap: Laid to Rest

Daniel Grayson was laid to rest on Revenge Season 4 Episode 11, which was sort of ironic: Because no other characters on the 2015 premiere of this ABC drama did much resting at all, not when there was scheming, plotting and maneuvering...Show More Summary

Oliver Cromwell’s burial plate sells for $116,719

A gilt copper plate that was placed over Oliver Cromwell’s chest when he was laid to rest in his coffin sold at a Sotheby’s auction last month for £74,500 ($116,719), six times its pre-sale estimate of £8,000 – £12,000. Bidding started at the low estimate and rapidly increased in increments of thousands. The hammer price [...]

New York Police Mourn Again At Funeral Of Wenjian Liu

For the second time in two weeks, New  York police pay tribute to a fallen officer. Police officers, many thousands of whom laid to rest a comrade, Officer Rafael Ramos, last Saturday in Queens, arrived in Brooklyn on a rainy Sunday morning to form into those same somber ranks at the funeral of his partner, [...]

NYPD's Wenjian Liu, Killed In Dec. Shooting, Is Laid To Rest

3 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

The officer and his partner, Rafael Ramos, were gunned down in an unprovoked attack on Dec. 20.

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