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Bryant University Basketball Team Safe After Italian Earthquake

ROME (CBS) — The Bryant University men’s basketball team, visiting Italy for pre-season training, were shaken out of their beds during Wednesday morning’s deadly earthquake… 319 more words


Postcard no. 89

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“Postcard no. 89”
Paleochristian church
San Giovanni di Sinis, OR, Italy, Oct. 2007
© Massimo S. Volonté


A thought for Italy... Ok, for Rowena!

Just barely out of bed… Freja has just waken me up for food, and when that happens (basically every morning) I make a stop in the living room, check out a few things on my tablet and turn on the news on tv for a moment, before going back to bed for an hour or two… 261 more words


La voglia di vivere

Lust for life. Italy needs a shout-out today after a scary, devastating earthquake tonight in Lazio and Umbria. inspiring Orvieto was spared this time but this year it shook already, as is its habit. 215 more words
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Magnitude 5+ Earthquakes – Global

6.8 Earthquake hits Myanmar.

6.1 Earthquake hits central Italy.

An earthquake devastated a string of mountainous towns over a swathe of central Italy early on Wednesday, trapping residents under hills of rubble, with at least 38 people believed killed and many missing. 178 more words


Sono andato i Venezia

Okay, that title was Google translated: I’ve never had a formal Italian lesson. Of course, that doesn’t stop me from trying to speak Italian in the few days I was there. 523 more words


A 6+ Magnitude Earthquake Almost Wipes A Hillside Italian Town Off The Map

This sobering photo shows a man standing atop the rubble of what used to be his home in Amatrice, Italy. The small mountain town, along with dozens of villages, was rocked by a 6.2 magnitude earthquake early Wednesday morning. 285 more words