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Turkey turns iconic Istanbul museum into mosque

BBC
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The Hagia Sophia has huge significance as a religious and as a political symbol Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has signed a decree converting Hagia Sophia in Istanbul – founded as a cathedral – into a mosque. Earlier Turkey’s top administrative court annulled the......
ESPN

Edelman invites Jackson to Holocaust museum

ESPN
New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman, who is Jewish, invited Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson to the Holocaust Museum in Washington D.C. after Jackson’s anti-Semitic social media posts. “I have seen DeSean play in his career, make outstanding football plays, we’ve communicated over social media. I have nothing......
USA Today - NFL

Julian Edelman invites DeSean Jackson to trip to Holocaust Museum after Eagles WR’s anti-Semitic posts

USA Today
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY Mark Daniels, Providence Journal Published 11:09 a.m. ET July 9, 2020 | Updated 11:11 a.m. ET July 9, 2020 CLOSE SportsPulse: After Stephen Jackson’s comments on DeSean Jackson, what are the Eagles’ next steps? USA TODAY Julian......
TMZ.com

Julian Edelman Offers Deal to DeSean Jackson, ‘Come to Holocaust Museum’

TMZ
Play video content Breaking News Jewish NFL star Julian Edelman says he wants to have an “uncomfortable conversation” with DeSean Jackson about the WR’s anti-Semitic IG post … but he’s hopeful the two can learn from each other. Edelman broke his silence on Jackson Thursday morning … saying he “wanted......
New York Post

Hong Kong Tiananmen museum turns to digitalization after new law

NYPost
HONG KONG – A Hong Kong museum chronicling the crackdown by Chinese troops on pro-democracy protesters in Tiananmen Square is raising funds to digitalize its collection as concerns over a new national security law create uncertainty over its future. The sweeping legislation, which came into force in the Chinese-ruled city......
CBS US News

Tesla’s cybertruck draws crowds at Petersen Automotive Museum

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch CBSN Live Car and technology enthusiasts gathered at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles to take a sneak peek at Tesla’s anticipated cybertruck. Kris Van Cleave reports. Copyright © 2020 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. Source......
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Teddy Roosevelt statue to be removed from famed natural history museum in New York

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here New York — The American Museum of Natural History will remove a prominent statue of Theodore Roosevelt from its entrance after years of objections that it symbolizes colonial expansion and racial discrimination, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Sunday. The......
CBS US News

Teddy Roosevelt statue to be removed from famed natural history museum in New York

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here New York — The American Museum of Natural History will remove a prominent statue of Theodore Roosevelt from its entrance after years of objections that it symbolizes colonial expansion and racial discrimination, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Sunday. The......
TMZ.com

Tesla’s Cybertruck on Display at L.A. Auto Museum, Up Close & Personal

TMZ
Elon Musk‘s newest sweet ride has gone from the Tesla stage to the public stage — ’cause his Cybertruck made what appears to be its public debut for the first time this weekend. The Cybertruck was rolled out (literally) this weekend in L.A. and put on display for public viewing......
CBS US News

Former CIA museum curator highlights the agency’s most important artifacts – transcript

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here “Intelligence Matters,” CBS News’ weekly podcast featuring interviews with top national security officials and experts, is launching a new series called, “Intelligence Matters DECLASSIFIED: Spy Stories from the Officers Who Were There.” Former Acting and Deputy CIA Director and CBS......
History

The Museum Director Who Defied the Nazis

Smithsonian
When Nazi tanks rolled into Paris in the early morning of June 14, 1940, most Parisians had already left the city in a mass exodus to the south. All the museums were closed except the Musée de l’Homme, or Museum of Mankind, which tacked a freshly placed French translation of......
CBS US News

Houston’s Museum of Fine Arts becomes first major art museum in the U.S. to reopen amid the coronavirus

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The coronavirus pandemic has caused some of the world’s most popular and busiest attractions to close their doors to the public. After a two-month closure, the Houston’s Museum of Fine Arts became the first fine arts museum in the......
CBS US News

Museums struggling to survive coronavirus pandemic get go-ahead to sell their art

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here For the first time, struggling art museums whose revenue has died up because of the coronavirus pandemic have a green light from the Association of Art Museum Directors to sell pieces for the “care of their collections.” The vague directive......
CBS US News

Smithsonian Museum of Natural History debuts long-awaited dinosaur exhibit

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here “Today, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History opens its long-awaited dinosaur exhibit. It’s the culmination of five years’ worth of renovations that cost $125 million. It’s not just about dinosaurs: the exhibit has animals like prehistoric sharks, too.......

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