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Switzerland

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  • SOURCE: UBS To Cut Up To 10,000 Jobs Bankwide

    Switzerland's biggest bank, UBS AG, is expected to cut up to 10,000 jobs, or 16 percent of its workforce, as it contends with shrinking revenue and rising capital requirements, a person familiar with the company said on Friday. The cuts would be among...
  • Davidsonville dog is Westminster-bound

    Davidsonville dog is Westminster-bound
    This weekend, he'll be brushed in his Davidsonville home to remove loose strands. He'll get a special bath with custom-blended shampoo, then a blow-dry in Annapolis. Then he'll down a little motion-sickness medicine for his ride to New York. Come...
  • Find middle ground in drug policy

    Regarding Neill Franklin's op-ed ("A caravan for peace," Sept. 9), there is a middle ground between drug prohibition and blanket legalization. Switzerland's heroin maintenance program has been shown to reduce disease, death and crime by providing...
  • Pakistan Protest Against Anti-Muslim Film Turns Deadly

    Pakistan Protest Against Anti-Muslim Film Turns Deadly
    The United States braced Saturday for more protests over an independently produced anti-Islam film that has ignited anger in the Muslim world, temporarily closing some of its diplomatic missions and warning American citizens in some countries to be...
  • Nonpartisan Fiscal Office Says Malloy Pension Savings Wrong By $3.1 Billion

    Gov. Dannel Malloy's estimate of pension savings over 20 years was wrong by $3.1 billion, the legislature's nonpartisan fiscal office said Friday. Malloy had announced that the state would save $4.8 billion over 20 years from a negotiated deal last...
  • Here's how to avoid some travel gotchas

    Here's how to avoid some travel gotchas
    You get to your departure airport -- even worse, you arrive at your destination -- only to find you've forgotten to do or get something you critically need. Gotcha! In the worst case, your destination doesn't even let you out of the airport. Obviously,...
  • UConn Foundation Sending Malloy To Switzerland

    In a step into the spotlight on a prominent stage, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will attend the World Economic Forum annual meeting next week in Davos, Switzerland - a prestigious conference that draws world leaders in various fields. The University of...
  • Malloy 'Prospecting'' In Davos, Switzerland

    Malloy 'Prospecting'' In Davos, Switzerland
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy  says he is "prospecting" for business at an international conference in Switzerland so that companies can bring their operations to Connecticut. Malloy is spending several days in snow-covered Davos, where the community was hit...
  • Nathaniel Davis dies at 86; U.S. ambassador to Chile when Allende was deposed

    Nathaniel Davis dies at 86; U.S. ambassador to Chile when Allende was deposed
    Nathaniel Davis, a longtime diplomat who was the American ambassador to Chile when President Salvador Allende was deposed in a bloody coup, died of cancer Monday in Claremont. He was 86. His death was announced by Claremont's Harvey Mudd College, where...
  • Dmitri Nabokov dies at 77; only child of acclaimed novelist Vladimir Nabokov

    Dmitri Nabokov, the only child of acclaimed novelist Vladimir Nabokov who helped protect and translate his father's work while pursuing careers as an opera singer and race car driver, has died. He was 77. The younger Nabokov died Wednesday at a...
  • Arthur P. Stern dies at 86; transistor pioneer

    Arthur P. Stern dies at 86; transistor pioneer
    Arthur P. Stern, a Hungarian-born Holocaust survivor whose prominent career in electronic engineering included leading the development of General Electric's first transistor radio in the 1950s and guiding the commercialization of satellite navigation at...