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Italian police have recovered a statue head believed to be of the mother of Roman emperor Nero _ artwork that was stolen more than two decades ago from the ruins of Pompeii.
On Dec. 9, the leaders of the European Union completed yet another "final" summit that was to definitively resolve the euro crisis. Like all the previous "final" summits over the last 18 months, the results of this one hardly address the acute and now immediate existential threat - the EU's inability to fund itself in the short term due to the financial markets' loss of confidence that the eurozone can and will deal with its sovereign and banking debt problems.
The main military rival of Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh says the returning leader appears set on driving the country into civil war and has called on the international community to rein him in.
A homosexual judge branded 7,001,084 California voters as hateful people on Wednesday. In so doing, Vaughn R. Walker, a man never elected to his lifetime position, decided he would reshape the state to better suit his personal lifestyle preference. In striking down Proposition 8's simple statement that, "Only marriage between a man and a woman is valid or recognized in California," Judge Vaughn undermined not just the political process, but society itself.