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ReutersBERNE, May 20 (Reuters) - Grasshoppers, Switzerland's most successful club, ended their longest-ever wait for a trophy when they beat Basel on penalties after a 1-1 draw to win the Swiss Cup final on Monday. The Zurich-based side, who have won a record...
ReutersZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland is on the brink of a deal to settle a long-running dispute with U.S. authorities over Swiss banks accused of helping wealthy Americans evade billions of dollars of tax, the finance minister said on Saturday. "We hope that...
ReutersBERNE (Reuters) - Switzerland outlined plans on Friday to reform the way it taxes companies as it seeks to counter criticism from Brussels while trying to remain attractive to the many multinationals based in the country. The Swiss have lured thousands...
Pietro "Pete" Rugolo, the popular owner of Jerry's Belvedere Tavern on York Road in Govans, died May 8 at Gilchrist Hospice Care of pancreatic cancer. The Lutherville resident was 75. Mr. Rugolo grew up in Enna, Sicily, where he stopped attending...
The Hartford CourantWith singer Freddy Cole (Nat King Cole's brother) singing them down the aisle at their celebrity-studded wedding in 2007 at Dizzy's Club Coca Cola at Lincoln Center, Renee Rosnes and Bill Charlap officially became the jazz world's piano powerhouse couple....
If Chicago author Benjamin Lytal were the typical writer of semi-autobiographical fiction, his first novel would have been the story of a young man who escaped his hometown in the interior of the country to become immersed in the colorful characters and...
Georg H.B. Luck, whose career teaching the classics at the Johns Hopkins University spanned two decades and included studying the role magic and witchcraft played in the theology and world of the ancient Greeks and Romans, died Sunday from complications...
Boeing Co. sued its former partners in the rocket venture Sea Launch, which has major operations in Long Beach, for more than $355 million. The aerospace giant filed the lawsuit in Los Angeles federal court Friday. Just one day earlier, Sea Launch...
LAUTERBRUNNEN, Switzerland — Coming down Highway 6 from Switzerland's capital, Bern, you turn north into the lovely lake resort of Interlaken. Turn south and you enter the spectacularly beautiful Lauterbrunnen Valley. Picture this: a box canyon cut...
World NowOn the first day of a whirlwind trip through Europe, famed Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi fell ill, throwing up in the middle of a news conference in Switzerland....
On Friday, Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts will hosts the Australian Chamber Orchestra and soprano Dawn Upshaw for a concert of classic chamber works and arrangements, and a new work written specifically for the award-winning soprano and...
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It's a kind of a musical homecoming. "Porgy and Bess," the first and, many would say, greatest American opera, returns to Baltimore after a long absence with a large-scale production this week at Morgan State University, featuring several well-...
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