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Amsterdam (Netherlands)

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  • Paying alcoholics in beer to clean Amsterdam streets: Good or bad?

    Paying alcoholics in beer to clean Amsterdam streets: Good or bad?
    A group of chronic alcoholics was a nuisance in Amsterdam’s Oosterpark. So the group was put to work -- in exchange for beer, Agence France-Presse reports. Thanks to a program supported by donations and state funds, they work three days a week,...
  • Amsterdam pays alcoholics in beer and tobacco to clean streets

    Amsterdam pays alcoholics in beer and tobacco to clean streets
    Amsterdam has found a unique way to keep its streets clean and keep the city's alcoholics out of trouble in the process.  The Rainbow Foundation project, which is funded by the Dutch state and donations, is "hiring" alcoholics to clean city streets....
  • Clinical depression may accelerate aging process, study says

    Severe depression doesn't just affect the mind, it may also attack the body on a cellular level by speeding up the aging process, according to a new study. In a paper published Tuesday in the journal Molecular Psychology, researchers in California and...
  • Queen Elizabeth: Should she stay or should she go?

    Queen Elizabeth: Should she stay or should she go?
    So here’s the real question about the Tuesday ceremony in Amsterdam in which Queen Beatrix abdicated and passed the robe (they don’t wear crowns) to her son, Willem-Alexander, who just turned 46: Did Britain's Prince Charles, who was in...
  • Anne Frank: remembering her on her birthday

    Anne Frank was born June 12, 1929, 84 years ago today. During her short 15 years, she kept a diary and wrote there sorting out her emotions, describing her crushes and despair, her desires and dreams. She kept the diary from 1942 to '44, the two years...
  • For the record

    Mike Kelley: An article in the Dec. 26 Calendar section about the new retrospective of work by Los Angeles artist Mike Kelley at Amsterdam's Stedelijk Museum said that the exhibition covered nearly 2,000 square feet on two floors of the museum's Benthem...
  • Needles found in sandwiches on Delta flights; FBI investigating

    Needles found in sandwiches on Delta flights; FBI investigating
    Several passengers this weekend chomped into turkey sandwiches served on Delta Air Lines flights – and discovered sewing needles. The FBI has now launched a criminal investigation into the finds, which occurred on four Delta flights bound to the U....
  • Smith: Women will always want romance

    On July 18, I rode a Thalys train from Paris to Amsterdam. Early in the 3.5-hour trip I met a businesswoman from Israel on her way to Amsterdam. Our conversation in the lounge car took an interesting turn after I asked whether being a woman was a...
  • Needles Found in Sandwiches on US Bound Delta Airlines Flights

    Needles Found in Sandwiches on US Bound Delta Airlines Flights
    ATLANTA -- Four turkey sandwiches found on separate Delta Air Lines flights bound for the United States contained what appeared to be sewing needles, the airline said Monday. The objects were discovered in food on planes as they were en route from...
  • Needles found in airline sandwiches, Delta says; flight to Seattle involved

    Needles found in airline sandwiches, Delta says; flight to Seattle involved
    Dutch authorities have joined the FBI in conducting criminal investigations into the discovery of needles in six sandwiches aboard four Delta Air Lines flights from Amsterdam to the United States, a military police spokesman in the Netherlandssaid...
  • FBI To Investigate Needles Found In Delta Airlines Sandwiches

    FBI To Investigate Needles Found In Delta Airlines Sandwiches
    WASHINGTON -- The FBI says it has launched an investigation into the discovery of sewing needles in four turkey sandwiches on separate Delta Air Lines flights from Amsterdam to the United States. The objects were discovered in food on planes as they were...