Needham told CNN he was very familiar with the copy of the letter stolen from the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana -- and the sewing on the fold between leaves 2 and 3, used to bind it together, was especially distinctive. So when the binding on this letter matched, he knew they had the stolen copy in their hands. … [Read more...] about A stolen copy of a rare Christopher Columbus letter has been recovered — and it’s not the first time
According to the indictment filed Wednesday, Cantwell is accused of threatening someone via the Telegram messaging app last June. Since Charlottesville, many neo-Nazi and white supremacist chatrooms and online forums have been shut down and many have flocked to the Telegram app, which offers more encryption and security. … [Read more...] about White supremacist Christopher Cantwell arrested
In February 1981, soft rock staple Christopher Cross found himself up for six Grammys, including the so-called “big four”: album (for his self-titled LP), song and record of the year (for “Sailing”), as well as new artist. His competition, especially in the album of the year category, was stiff and included Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, and Pink Floyd’s masterwork “The Wall.” And yet, against all odds, the 29-year-old Texan took up a permanent position at the podium, collecting all four of the top Grammys, and a fifth one for arrangement. … [Read more...] about Christopher Cross’ 1981 Grammy Sweep Was the Best That He Would Do
Cantwell also said in the Vice documentary that the death of Heather Heyer, the woman killed when police said a white Nazi sympathizer mowed down people with his car, was justified. He said the driver of the car was provoked by “stupid animals” who wouldn’t “get out of the way of his car.” … [Read more...] about Who is Christopher Cantwell, the white nationalist arrested after Charlottesville rally?
The letter, titled "Columbus Letter Plannck I," details Columbus' discoveries in the Americas. It was printed by Roman printer Stephanus Plannck. Plannck also printed another edition of the letter for both Ferdinand and Queen Isabella and published it to spread the news of his discoveries. … [Read more...] about Federal authorities recover copy of stolen Christopher Columbus letter missing for 35 years