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Switzerland

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  • US delegation to visit IOC next week for talks on Boston bid

    Boston and U.S. Olympic leaders will travel to Switzerland next week to sound out the IOC about their struggling candidacy for the 2024 Summer Games amid a leadership shake-up at the top of the bid. The high-level American delegation will be at IOC...
  • Police: Swiss shooting suspect had been in psychiatric care

    Swiss police say a man believed to have killed four people before shooting himself last weekend was taken into psychiatric care a few weeks ago, and officers had searched his home for weapons. Authorities believe the 36-year-old man fatally shot his...
  • Police: 5 people killed in shooting in Switzerland

    Five people have been found dead after a shooting in northern Switzerland that may have resulted from a family dispute, police said Sunday. The dead included the suspected gunman. Residents heard shots in the small town of Wuerenlingen northwest of...
  • 5 dead, including gunman, in 'relationship crime' in Switzerland

    5 dead, including gunman, in 'relationship crime' in Switzerland
    Five people have been found dead after a shooting in a town in northern Switzerland, including the suspected gunman, police said Sunday. Residents heard shots in the town of Wuerenlingen shortly after 11 p.m. Saturday, police said. Officers then found...
  • Swiss rail route blocked by landslide after heavy rain

    A major railway route in Switzerland has been blocked by a landslide following persistent rain that has swollen rivers in much of the Alpine country. Switzerland's national railway said the line between the capital of Bern and the city of Fribourg,...
  • Lynne Dowell

    Lynne Dowell
    Lynne Dowell, a retired Towson University director of academic advising who was also a poet, died of cancer Saturday at her Mays Chapel home. She was 76. Born Lynne Elizabeth Toombs in Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of Alfred Gerald Toombs,...
  • How to spa like a Swiss in five nearly easy lessons

    How to spa like a Swiss in five nearly easy lessons
    Travel to Switzerland is most vividly about enjoying the outdoors: skiing or hiking in the Alps, taking boat rides on blue lakes and rivers, or just walking and shopping your way through historic towns and cities. Cafes, restaurants and museums can fill...
  • Faulkner: VU men's tennis aims for big finish

    The Vanguard University men's tennis team is bidding to claim the program's first NAIA crown. But if Coach Mattias Johansson's Lions do manage to cap what is now an unbeaten season by winning the national title in Mobile, Ala. in May, the championship...
  • Iran president promises nation will abide by nuclear deal

    Iran president promises nation will abide by nuclear deal
    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Friday pledged that his nation will abide by its commitments in the nuclear agreement reached the previous day in Switzerland. Rouhani also called on world powers to fulfill their part of the deal, a reference to...
  • The ghastly shadow of Munich

    The Western capitulation to Adolf Hitler in the 1938 Munich Agreement is cited as classic appeasement that destroyed Czechoslovakia, backfired on France and Britain, and led to World War II. All of that is true. But there was much more that caused the...
  • 'Travesties': Potent mix of Tom Stoppard, Oscar Wilde and the little guy

    'Travesties': Potent mix of Tom Stoppard, Oscar Wilde and the little guy
    In "The Third Man," Orson Welles' Harry Lime famously observes, "In Switzerland they had brotherly love — they had 500 years of democracy and peace, and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock." Playwright Tom Stoppard begs to differ. In 1974's...