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Sugary, shipwrecked champagne reveals history of winemaking

57 minutes agoArts : Artdaily

A shipwrecked trove of sugary, 19th century champagne is revealing new details about centuries-old ways of making wine, and fresh insights into the people who drank it, scientists said Monday. The latest analysis of a few of the 168Show More Summary

A Pulitzer Prize Winner, and Two Finalists

We were pleased to learn, on Monday afternoon, that Elizabeth Kolbert has won the Pulitzer Prize in general nonfiction, for her book “The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History.” Kolbert, a New Yorker staff writer since 1999, has covered...Show More Summary

NBC: 'Polarizing' Tebow's Return to NFL Just a 'Publicity Stunt'?

At the top of Monday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer announced Tim Tebow's return to football by proclaiming: "...one of the most popular and polarizing quarterbacks in NFL history returning to the game after three years." In another tease minutes later, fellow co-host Savannah Guthrie wondered: "Is this a second chance or a publicity stunt?"

Turkey's top cleric calls Pope 'immoral' for Armenia comments

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's top cleric on Monday described comments by Pope Francis that the 1915 mass killing of Armenians was genocide as immoral and said the Vatican should look to its own history before leveling accusations of casting stones.

Thailand seizes smuggled elephant tusks worth $6 million

10 hours agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

Thailand seized 4 tons of ivory hidden in bean sacks tracked from Congo in what authorities said was the biggest bust in the country's history, customs officials said Monday.

Televisualist: The Summer Baking Extravaganza

11 hours agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Each week, Torontoist examines the upcoming TV listings and makes note of programs that are entertaining, informative, and of quality. Or, alternately, none of those. The result: Televisualist. Monday Brad Meltzer’s Lost History features the bestselling author who, once per episode, recovers a valuable historical artifact (the flag which flew over Ground Zero, the original […]

Monday Morning News Dump

With Hillary, Appearances Are Everything Obeying The Law Starts At The Top Do Americans Want To Live In Hillary Clinton's Village De Blasio Might Run For President The Age Of Minions An Oral History Of Airplane When Did America...

Ivory-smuggling destination Thailand makes 'biggest seizure' of tusks

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai customs officials have seized four tonnes of ivory worth $6 million, authorities said on Monday, in what the department called the largest bust of its kind in Thailand's history.

Laid-Off Walmart Workers Head to Labor Board

22 hours agoNews : NYTimes: News

A claim set to be filed Monday says that the Walmart store closings were in retaliation for a history of labor activism at one of the shuttered stores.

‘Jurassic World’ Poster Teases a Very Uneven Showdown; New Trailer Out Monday

History repeats itself this summer with Jurassic World. Both in the sense that we’re getting a new Jurassic Park sequel 22 years after the original opened, and in the sense that once again the story centers around a bunch of humans arrogant...Show More Summary

Full 'Batman vs. Superman' Trailer Leaks Online

Warner Bros. has planned one of the most ambitious trailer launches in history for their upcoming Man of Steel sequel, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. On Monday, April 20, fans can attend a special event at IMAX theaters around the country where the new Batman v Superman trailer will debut after a special introduction from director Zack Snyder. Show More Summary

US Navy to Deploy Remus 600 UUVs on Virginia Class Nuclear Submarines Later This Year (2015)

The Navy will deploy its first underwater drones from Virginia-class attack submarines for the first time in history later this year, the Navy’s director of undersea warfare said Monday.The deployment will include the use of the Remus...Show More Summary

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Teaser Is Here, Trailer to Debut Monday - WATCH

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

The world's finest superheroes meet (and clash?) on the big screen for the first time in cinematic history next year in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Director Zack Snyder confirmed there will be a IMAX trailer event for the...

Clarkson PLC Enters FTSE 250

On Monday 13 April 2015, Clarkson PLC entered the FTSE 250 index on the London Stock Exchange.  This marks a significant moment in both Clarksons 163 year history

4 things sports writers can learn from Eduardo Galeano

Legendary writer Eduardo Galeano of Uruguay died of cancer on Monday at age 74. While he is most well known for his critical books on Latin American colonial history, he also wrote one of the signature books in all of sports literature: Soccer in Sun and Shadow. First published in 1998, it traces the history of soccer as a sport...

Event Series 'Texas Rising' to Premiere Over 5 Nights Starting Monday, May 25 on History

HISTORY’s event series TEXAS RISING will premiere over five nights beginning Memorial Day 2015

Former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips suspected of killing his prison cellmate

Lawrence Phillips already had one of the most troubled stories in NFL history, and Monday brought news of possibly an even more disturbing chapter. Phillips, who had a disappointing pro career after being a top-10 draft pick, is suspected of killing his cellmate in a California prison, according to officials at the facility. The 39-year-old former running […]

How Senate Republicans’ Stalling Loretta Lynch Paves the Way for Hillary Clinton

Today is Monday, April 13, 2015. Unlike any other humdrum, “I wish every week were a three-day holiday” Monday, this Monday might be forever remembered as one of the most politically and culturally important days in the history of the United States.

Trevor Noah Spotted with Seinfeld and Larry David at Mets Home Opener

last weekNews : Mediaite

On Monday, New York's Jewish comedy royalty were seen embracing Trevor Noah, the new Daily Show host who has been accused of anti-Semitism after people started digging through his Twitter history and found a handful of jokes about Israel.

Mike Krzyzewski Keeps Up With the Times (and Titles)

With Monday night’s fifth career NCAA Championship, Mike Krzyzewski’s legacy took another long stride into the history books of the college game. In what he has called the most enjoyable season of his 40-year coaching career, Kryzyzewski...Show More Summary

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