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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....
World NowThe death of Kim Jong Il leaves his family's business -- running North Korea -- in terrible shape. Under his leadership, North Korea lost 2 million people to starvation. His youngest son, Kim Jong Un, still in his 20s, has before him what appears to be...
World NowThe son of late North Korean leader Kim Jong Il made his first public appearance after his father's death Tuesday, bowing before a glass coffin containing his father's body....
World NowThe chairman of Switzerland’s central bank abruptly resigned Monday following controversy over foreign-exchange transactions that made tens of thousands of dollars for him and his wife....
Culture MonsterWisconsin governor Scott Walker removes painting depicting children...
China Daily, Beijing / Asia News NetworkBEIJING (China Daily/ANN) -- China and Switzerland are poised to seal a free trade agreement in an accelerated manner based on the willingness and strong motivation of both countries to conclude the talks, Jiang Yaoping, vice-minister of commerce, said at...
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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...
VarietyWrekin Hill Entertainment has acquired U.S. rights to Bille Augustâs thriller "Night Train to Lisbon" from K5 International, three months after its world premiere at the Berlin Film Festival. Wrekin Hill plans a U.S. release later this year. Cast...
Tags: Movies, Entertainment, Italy, Portugal, Lisbon (Portugal)
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....
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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...
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