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Digging deep, Belgian coalfield shows where Van Gogh emerged

vangoghMONS, Belgium--It is fitting tribute to the role the Belgian coalfield around Mons played in Van Gogh's emergence as an artist that the city has made a rare show of his early works a focus of its year as European Capital of Culture.
  From the clumsy sketches with which the 25-year-old Dutch lay preacher began to drawings flowing with the energy that marked his later painting, "Van Gogh in...

Party like it's 3000 BC: Egyptian beer vessels unearthed in Tel Aviv

beerTEL AVIV--Fragments of ancient beer-brewing basins unearthed in Tel Aviv indicate that Egyptians more than 5,000...

Vietnam's collectors keep war memories alive, with bullets, bombs and dogtags

vietnamHANOI--Grubby satchels, helmets, rusty knives and chunky radios are strewn around Dinh Van Loc's front room...

Two new accusers say Bill Cosby drugged, sexually assaulted them

cosbyLOS ANGELES--Two more women came forward on Friday accusing veteran comedian Bill Cosby of drugging and sexually...

After actor's death, Furious 7 director drives film to finish

furiousLOS ANGELES--When his lead actor died suddenly, James Wan knew there was not another director who could give him...

England's warrior king is finally reburied

funeralLEICESTER, England--Richard III, the last English king to die in battle whose remains were found under a car park...

A Minute With: Naomi Watts on comedies and While We're Young

naomiLOS ANGELES--After a slew of dramas including "The Impossible" and "Diana," actress Naomi Watts said she was looking...

BBC drops Top Gear presenter Clarkson

clarksonLONDON--The BBC on Wednesday dropped British "Top Gear" motoring show presenter Jeremy Clarkson, who built a global...

Cancer experts laud Angelina Jolie's decision to remove ovaries

jolieNEW YORK--Two years after a double mastectomy, actress Angelina Jolie has had her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed...

Ai Weiwei and Joan Baez get Amnesty's top rights award

weiweiBEIJING--Amnesty International has given its top 2015 human rights award to both Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei...

Fictional TV presidents more popular than Obama

spaceyWASHINGTON--Whether it's the earnest Josiah Bartlet from "The West Wing" or the manipulative Frank Underwood in...

Chicago artist marks centennial of Armenian killings with giant work

armeniaCHICAGO--One hundred years after the mass killing of Armenians, a Chicago artist has created a monumental painting to...

King Richard III arrives at final resting place after 500 years

coffinLEICESTER, England--A cortege carrying the remains of King Richard III was welcomed by thousands of people in the...

Director tries for inside story of mental illness

AUSTIN, Texas--Paul Dalio, a film director who has bipolar disorder, said he made "Mania Days" because he wanted...

Colin Hanks explores cult and influence of Tower Records

hanksAUSTIN, Texas--With a DJ spinning vinyl tracks and attendees browsing music in racks, the famed music retailer Tower...

Suge Knight bail set at $25 million

knightLOS ANGELES--A judge set bail on Friday at $25 million for Suge Knight in a murder case, agreeing on the amount...

Diverging from canon, Insurgent finds steelier wartime heroine

woodleyLOS ANGELES--With a new haircut and storyline, Shailene Woodley as "Divergent" heroine Tris Prior is hell-bent on...

Game of Thrones stars storm Tower of London

thronesLONDON--Medieval fantasy "Game of Thrones" met some medieval reality on Wednesday at the Tower of London where stars...

A Minute With: Theo James on Insurgent, warfare and YA fans

jamesLOS ANGELES--As the handsome boyfriend of heroine Tris Prior in the "Divergent" sci-fi action film series, actor Theo...

aul McCartney to induct Ringo into Hall of Fame

ringoNEW YORK--Paul McCartney will induct his former Beatles band mate Ringo Starr into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame...

England's Richard III set to be reburied 530 years after death

kingLONDON--King Richard III, the medieval English monarch whose remains were found under a car park three years ago...

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MELBOURNE-- Australia captain Michael Clarke signed off in style from international one-day cricket... Read more...
Digging deep, Belgian coalfield shows where Van Gogh emerged
Sunday, 29 March 2015
MONS, Belgium--It is fitting tribute to the role the Belgian coalfield around Mons played in Van... Read more...
Party like it's 3000 BC: Egyptian beer vessels unearthed in Tel Aviv
Sunday, 29 March 2015
TEL AVIV--Fragments of ancient beer-brewing basins unearthed in Tel Aviv indicate that Egyptians... Read more...
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~ Alexander keeps gloves on, sees future boxing champs ~   Claudette Alexander is a boxer. She... Read more...
Latoya Lake debuts first novel
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It's been said that every person has at least one novel inside of them. Considering the ease with... Read more...
Editorial - Study burden relief
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The announcement that the Social Economic Council SER and University of St. Martin (USM) are... Read more...
Editorial - Effective approach
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With the signing of a protocol (see Friday paper), long-talked-about and much-needed improvements... Read more...
Monday Mar. 30, 2015
Monday, 30 March 2015
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Friday, 27 March 2015
Notices March 27
Friday, 27 March 2015
Saturday March 28 CAR WASH Organised by University of St. Martin Ambassadors group. Proceeds of the... Read more...
Notices March 26
Wednesday, 25 March 2015
Report Card Sundial School makes known that students' Term 2 Report Card can be picked up on... Read more...