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The TrackR Bravo Retains You From Misplacing Your Valuables

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Accusoft Acquires Doc Sharing Platform edocr In All Money Deal

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Pope Francis orders a pizza straight to the Popemobile, as a result of he can


Pope Francis, everyone: the chillest Pope in centuries

He is identical to us — he takes the bus, he curses during Mass, and apparently, he loves an excellent pizza.

His Holiness was in Naples on Sunday, and did what anybody of their proper thoughts ought to do when visiting the delivery house of pizza. He loved a delicious pie that was personally delivered to his Popemobile.

The pizza got here topped with native Buffalo Ricotta, Mozzarella, and Provolone cheeses, yellow Vesuvius tomatoes, topped with a customized breadstick stamp that learn "Il Papa." Read more...

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