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The Queen and Prince Philip's mindblowing Maltese home...

AAD REPORTS 04/08/2020The Queen and Prince Philip lived at Villa Guardamangia in Malta between 1949 and 1951. Prince Philip was leased the home from his uncle, the Earl Mountbatten, and the couple decided on the property after the Duke of Edinburgh was stationed on the island...[Read More]
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Pompeo Tweet using a carton character has Chinese tied...

AAD REPORTS 04/08/2020Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, a frequent subject of attacks by the mainland Chinese press may have confounded his devious critics with a single tweet image. His dog and a Pooh toy. You may also like to read: * What keeps Pooh bear up at...[Read More]
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Hong Kong's commercial lenders on edge as building...

AAD REPORTS 30/07/2020Ruh-oh! That Texas hedge funder who forecasted this is looking pretty smart right now. HONG KONG (Reuters) - Commercial lenders in Hong Kong say they are concerned about a 30% drop in building values over the past 12 months and will consider...[Read More]
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Picasso Murals Removed From Norwegian Building After...

AAD REPORTS 29/07/2020UPDATE (July 29, 2020): Norway’s government has begun tearing down the Y-Block building in Oslo, Norway that features giant murals by Pablo Picasso. The government building had been damaged in the 2011 terrorist attack by rightwing extremist...[Read More]
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The Women of Impressionism: Berthe Morisot, Mary...

AAD REPORTS 29/07/2020When the Impressionists debuted their work as a group in 1874, critics were quick to label their art “feminine.” Their canvases were small, their pastel palettes were too gauzy, their brushstrokes were too loose. Slices of everyday...[Read More]
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Rembrandt painting sold at Sotheby's virtual auction...

AAD REPORTS 29/07/2020A Rembrandt smashed a record for one of his self-portraits at a Sotheby’s virtual auction Tuesday in London. Helena Newman, chair of Sotheby’s Europe, said the wide range of art on sale caters to “a new generation of collectors (who) show less concern...[Read More]
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Place depicted in Van Gogh's final painting found with...

AAD REPORTS 29/07/2020The exact location from where Vincent van Gogh is likely to have painted his final masterpiece, perhaps just hours before his death, has been pinpointed with the help of a postcard. The scene in Tree Roots, a painting of trunks and roots growing on...[Read More]
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BBC goes nuts

AAD REPORTS 28/07/2020Do the tax payers have to subsidize this? The countryside holds a sacred place in Britain’s imagination – thatched cottages, resplendent country manors, imposing castles, ye olde worlde churches, sweeping pastures, wildflower meadows, gently ambling...[Read More]
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Watch "China's Three Gorges Dam 'moved, leaked,...

AAD REPORTS 28/07/2020Chinese authorities admit the Three Gorges Dam—located on the Yangtze River—has "moved, leaked and distorted." On the same day the dam saw its most severe flooding of the year. Click image or click here, to watch this video You may also like to...[Read More]
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Christie’s removes illicitly trafficked antiquities...

AAD REPORTS 27/07/2020Over the past two weeks, Christie’s held seven online auctions as part of their “Classic Week,” which has featured everything from ancient artworks to Old Master painting. One of the auctions, in particular, though, has garnered some unwanted attention....[Read More]
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