New Pompeii finds highlight middle-class life in doomed city

ROME (AP) — A trunk with its lid left open. A wooden dishware closet, its shelves caved in. Three-legged accent tables topped by decorative bowls. These latest discoveries by archaeologists are enriching knowledge about middle-class lives in Pompeii before Mount Vesuvius’ furious eruption buried the ancient Roman city in volcanic debris. Pompeii’s archaeological park, one […]

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86-year-old given life sentence, plus 3 years, in nearly 50-year-old Door County murder case

Richard G. Pierce is escorted out of Door County Circuit Court on Friday, after he was sentenced to life in prison for the 1975 murder of his wife, Carol Jean Pierce. Richard Pierce also received a three-year sentence for moving the body after the murder. STURGEON BAY – An 86-year-old man convicted in April of […]

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Everton 0-1 Chelsea: Jorginho’s penalty sets Chelsea on road to victory at Goodison Park

Jorginho has scored 20 goals for Chelsea, with 18 coming from the penalty shot – that is the highest percentage in Premier League history for anyone to have scored more than 10 goals Chelsea opened the Premier League season with victory over Everton as Jorginho’s penalty decided a scrappy contest at Goodison Park. Thomas Tuchel […]

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Indonesia arrests 3 foreigners for drug distribution in Bali

Authorities in Indonesia arrested three foreigners for distributing cocaine on the Indonesian resort island of Bali at the end of July. Officers from the National Narcotics Agency seized 844.6 grams (1.9 pounds) of cocaine along with other drugs including MDMA and cannabis from the three suspects, who are identified as British, Brazilian and Mexican. At […]

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I spent 22 hours on planes with a carry-on bag and a backpack. Here are 5 items I regret not packing and 7 items I’m glad I brought.

I relied only on the objects in my backpack during my flights to and from Paris.Kirsten Acuna/Insider I traveled abroad for the first time. My direct flight to Paris was 10 hours, while my return was nearly 12. For my 22 hours on planes, I took a carry-on duffel and backpack, which housed my onboard […]

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Claims of new Russian atrocity after gruesome image appears to show the head of a Ukrainian POW stuck on a pole

In this photo taken from video a view of a destroyed barrack at a prison in Olenivka, in an area controlled by Russian-backed separatist forces, eastern Ukraine, Friday, July 29, 2022.AP A new image posted by Ukrainian officials appear to show the skull of a Ukrainian soldier impaled on a stick. The news comes recently […]

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Lightning strike causes major fire at Cuban fuel depot

A major fire has broken out in Cuba after lightning struck a fuel storage tank at a depot in Matanzas. A second storage tank exploded on Saturday morning after the fire spread. State TV reports that dozens of people are injured and that 17 firefighters are unaccounted for. The country’s health minister said on Twitter […]

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Rangers 2-0 Kilmarnock: Antonio Colak and Alfredo Morelos score for Ibrox side

Alfredo Morelos sealed Rangers’ win in the 88th minute Alfredo Morelos marked his return with a goal as Rangers warmed up for their Champions League decider by beating Kilmarnock in the Scottish Premiership. Antonio Colak struck his first Rangers goal early in the second half as the hosts pierced Killie’s resistance. Colak then made way […]

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Alex Jones ordered to pay Sandy Hook parents nearly $50M in total damages

Reuters Analysis-Why the banks financing Musk’s Twitter deal are unlikely to be able to help him walk away The banks that agreed to finance Elon Musk’s $44 billion acquisition of Twitter Inc have a financial incentive to help the world’s richest person walk away but would face long legal odds, according to people close to […]

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Island trip lays bare US-China tussle in the Pacific

But China has always remained astute, and has been particularly acutely aware of the strategic importance of the region, Mr Gray argued. “If you look at Chinese writing at think tanks, on foreign policy issues…[they] write very eloquently about how different islands fit in to communication channels, and sea lines across the Pacific, and have […]

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