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Italian police find stolen copy of Leonardo 'Salvator Mundi'

Italian police find stolen copy of Leonardo 'Salvator Mundi'

ROME — Italian police have recovered a 500-year-old copy of Leonardo da Vinci’s 16th century “Salvator Mundi” painting of Jesus Christ that was stolen from a Naples church during the pandemic without the priests even realizing it was gone.
Lawyer says ex-royal staff will shed light on Meghan letter

Lawyer says ex-royal staff will shed light on Meghan letter

LONDON — A lawyer for the publisher of the Daily Mail newspaper said Wednesday that the Duchess of Sussex had no reasonable expectation of privacy for a letter she sent to her estranged father after her marriage to Prince Harry.
No-go for Joe Exotic: Trump pardon list omits 'Tiger King'

No-go for Joe Exotic: Trump pardon list omits 'Tiger King'

OKLAHOMA CITY — One name missing in President Donald Trump's flurry of pardons is “Tiger King” Joe Exotic.

Florida 'Monkey Whisperer' charged in illegal wildlife trade

TAMPA, Fla. — A Florida man who went by the nickname “the Monkey Whisperer” has been charged in federal court with illegally transporting and selling primates, including a species considered endangered, according to an indictment unsealed Wednesday.
Trump bids farewell to Washington, hints of comeback

Trump bids farewell to Washington, hints of comeback

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — His presidency over, Donald Trump bid farewell to Washington on Wednesday but also hinted at a comeback despite a legacy of chaos, tumult and bitter division in the country he led for four years. “Goodbye. We love you.
Trump frees former aides from ethics pledge, lobbying ban

Trump frees former aides from ethics pledge, lobbying ban

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump, in one of his final acts as president, released current and former members of his administration from the terms of their ethics pledge, a move that once again laid bare his failure to fulfil his 2016 campaign promise to “dr
Biden's Bible puts him in line with inaugural tradition

Biden's Bible puts him in line with inaugural tradition

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden and Kamala Harris took their oaths of office on Wednesday using Bibles that are laden with personal meaning, writing new chapters in a long-running American tradition — and one that appears nowhere in the law.
Football great Brian Urlacher's brother pardoned by Trump

Football great Brian Urlacher's brother pardoned by Trump

CHICAGO — The brother of Chicago Bears Hall of Fame linebacker Brian Urlacher has been pardoned of federal charges that he recruited for a multimillion-dollar illegal offshore gambling ring, Casey Urlacher, the mayor of the tiny Chicago suburb of Met
Biden's inauguration goes off with no security issues

Biden's inauguration goes off with no security issues

WASHINGTON — Troops in riot gear lined the sidewalks, but there were no crowds. Armored vehicles and concrete barriers blocked empty streets. Miles of fencing cordoned off many of the nation's most familiar landmarks.
Gas explosion rips through Madrid building, killing 3

Gas explosion rips through Madrid building, killing 3

MADRID — A powerful gas explosion tore through a residential building in central Madrid on Wednesday, killing at least three people and ripping the facade off the structure.