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  • Swiss luxury shop denies racism towards Oprah

    Swiss luxury shop denies racism towards Oprah
    ZURICH (Reuters) - The owner of a luxury goods shop in Zurich has denied that racism was involved when Oprah Winfrey was discouraged from buying a 35,000 Swiss franc ($38,100) handbag last month. The U.S. talk show host, recently named the world's most...
  • Swiss open voter-approved drive-in 'sex boxes' to protect prostitutes

    Switzerland’s largest city on Monday launched a new dimension in drive-through services: prostitution. City officials have built a cluster of garage-like “sex boxes ” in an effort to move the sex trade from central Zurich’s...
  • Michael Haneke to Receive Lifetime Honor From Zurich

    The Zurich Film Festival will honor "Amour" director Michael Haneke with its lifetime achievement award. The helmer will attend the festival, which runs Sept. 26-Oct. 5 in Switzerland, to accept the kudo on Oct. 5. Five of his films -- "Cache," "White...
  • Days of our guiding light

    The 2013 edition of the Associated Press Stylebook arrived in the mail yesterday, the sixtieth consecutive annual publication of the stylebook, and frankly, I am at a loss to understand its appeal.  The AP Stylebook has outlasted the daytime serial...
  • Pietro 'Pete' Rugolo, owner of Jerry's Belvedere Tavern

    Pietro 'Pete' Rugolo, owner of Jerry's Belvedere Tavern
    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...
  • Men's Tennis: Undefeated underdog

    Men's Tennis: Undefeated underdog
    Vanguard University men's tennis by the numbers: seven players; six countries; No. 3 national ranking; zero losses; and one goal. Coach Mattias Johansson's Lions, unbeaten and unlikely underdogs, take a 22-0 record into the NAIA championship that runs...
  • Lionel Bringuier ends L.A. Philharmonic stint on a high note

     Lionel Bringuier ends L.A. Philharmonic stint on a high note
    The Los Angeles Philharmonic sent Lionel Bringuier out into the world on Sunday afternoon. Lucky world. And lucky Zurich, where the streets in Switzerland's posh financial capital are already paved with gold and which will have the 26-year-old French...
  • Orlando artist among 7 picked for downtown public-sculpture project

     Orlando artist among 7 picked for downtown public-sculpture project
    – Orlando took another step toward boosting its public art on Wednesday when Mayor Buddy Dyer announced seven artists have been chosen for a new sculpture program during his State of the City address. The See Art Orlando program is designed to...
  • London's luscious, low-key side

     London's luscious, low-key side
    LONDON — As a Californian, I had forgotten that you don't cancel your life just because it rains. If you did, you'd never see anything in London, at least not recently. And there is much to see. Too much, in fact. It's a travel buffet, and it's...
  • One more race, and weary Felix calling it a season

    One more race, and weary Felix calling it a season
    Allyson Felix sounded exhausted.   Felix called me Wednesday from Zurich, Switzerland, where she had gone after winning her fourth medal at the World Track & Field Championships that ended Sunday in Daegu, South Korea. "Hanging in there,'' she said with...
  • High-dose vitamin D prevents fractures in elderly

    High-dose vitamin D prevents fractures in elderly
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new analysis of nearly a dozen studies testing vitamin D in older individuals has concluded that it takes a daily dose of at least 800 international units (IU) to consistently prevent broken bones. A dose that high was found...