Monday, 18 December 2017
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| California: crews battle Thomas blaze as mourners honor firefighter who died

Added: 17.12.2017 21:24 | 10 views | 0 comments

  • Cory Iverson, 32, died on Thursday of burns and smoke inhalation
  • Fire north-west of LA was 40% contained as work against blaze continues

As thousands of firefighters tried to shield coastal communities from one of the biggest wildfires in California history, a funeral procession for one of their number rolled past burn-scarred hillsides and overpasses lined with mourners.
Firefighter Cory Iverson, 32, died on Thursday of burns and smoke inhalation. His funeral procession was due to wind through five southern California counties before ending up at a funeral home in San Diego, where he was based with a state fire engine strike team. He is survived by his pregnant wife and a two-year-old daughter.

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Hundreds attend funeral of 'abandoned' Vietnam veteran, Purple Heart recipient

Added: 17.12.2017 16:20 | 5 views | 0 comments

A military hero with no known family was honored Saturday by several hundred strangers at a church in Indianapolis in a show of support.


King Michael: Prince Charles joins thousands of Romanians to mourn death of anti-Nazi monarch

Added: 16.12.2017 16:08 | 0 views | 0 comments

Thousands of Romanians lined the streets of Bucharest for the funeral of the country's former King Michael, one of the last surviving World War Two European heads of state.

Royals join Romanians at former king Michael's funeral

Added: 16.12.2017 15:38 | 14 views | 0 comments

December 16, 2017 10:16 PM
BUCHAREST (AFP) - Thousands of Romanians on Saturday (Dec 16) joined European royalty for the state funeral of Romania's former king Michael, one of the last surviving heads of state from World War II, who died last week aged 96.


Thousands mourn former Romanian king

Added: 16.12.2017 15:28 | 22 views | 0 comments

Thousands of Romanians have lined the streets of Bucharest for the funeral of the country's former king Michael, one of the last surviving Second World War European heads of state.


Archaeologist finds world's oldest funereal fish hooks

Added: 15.12.2017 20:16 | 10 views | 0 comments

The world's oldest known fish-hooks have been discovered placed in a burial ritual, found on Indonesia's Alor Island, northwest of East Timor.

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Late-Night Shows Slam Net-Neutrality Vote, Host Funeral for the Internet

Added: 15.12.2017 14:36 | 5 views | 0 comments

Despite overwhelming criticism, the FCC voted to repeal net-neutrality rules Thursday, blocking free and open access to the internet. FCC chairman Ajit Pai has been in late night’s crosshairs before — “The dangerous thing about Pai is that he presents himself as a fun, down-to-earth nerd,” John Oliver observed in ...

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What gave early New Orleans jazz clarinets their unique sound?

Added: 14.12.2017 2:12 | 2 views | 0 comments

The hauntingly beautiful 'wailing' sounds of early New Orleans jazz clarinets, often featured in brass bands or jazz funerals, are one of the most distinctive instrument styles in American music. The unique sound begs the question: what's behind incredible their range of sound and tonal variety?

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Funeral held in San Antonio for slain San Marcos officer

Added: 13.12.2017 22:09 | 4 views | 0 comments

A Texas police officer who was fatally shot last week was remembered as a compassionate man who loved being a police officer and a father at his funeral Wednesday.


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