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  • Johnny Winter, longtime ambassador of Texas blues, dies at 70

    Johnny Winter, longtime ambassador of Texas blues, dies at 70
    With his imposing height and flowing white hair, Texas blues guitarist Johnny Winter cut an intimidating figure as he roamed the stage. The guitarist died at age 70 on Wednesday in Zurich, Switzerland, during a European tour, a passing that confirms a musician dedicated to exploring his muse until the end.
  • UBS cements lead as largest private bank, assets near $2 trillion: study

    ZURICH (Reuters) - UBS cemented its lead over U.S. brokerage Bank of America Corp as the world's largest private bank and is within striking distance of managing $2 trillion on behalf of the wealthy, according to a study on Thursday. The study by London-...

    Nepal sherpas can't help clear Matterhorn trail after entry permit tangle

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Zermatt has been forced to withdraw an invitation to 10 Nepalese sherpas to help restore trails around the Matterhorn as part of the 150th anniversary of the summit's conquest, after a bureaucratic tangle left them with no entry permits...

    Track and field | Downers South coach Staisiunaite hurdling for another Olympic shot

    Track and field | Downers South coach Staisiunaite hurdling for another Olympic shot
    Downers Grove South girls track coach Egle Staisiunaite's summer trips to Lithuania have become routine. The next three months will be about business, not pleasure, for the 25-year-old Staisiunaite, a world-class hurdler and recent member of the...

    Swiss government moves to curb pension-funded home ownership

    ZURICH (Reuters) - The Swiss government said on Wednesday prospective home owners should no longer be allowed to use pension funds as down payments for property, in a move it hopes will dampen an overheated Swiss real estate market. Ultra-low interest...