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  • World War II flier: 'We figured we'd be safer with the Russians'

    World War II flier: 'We figured we'd be safer with the Russians'
    First of two parts Donald E. Miller graduated from Emmaus High School in 1940 and worked at a knitting mill until he was drafted. A flight engineer in the Army Air Forces, he trained with a B-17 crew that went to England in the summer of 1944 and flew...
  • Cruising the Danube through Hungary, Germany and Austria

    Cruising the Danube through Hungary, Germany and Austria
    BUDAPEST, Hungary — There's an easier way to see Europe than being crammed on a tourist bus or hustling hostels at the end of the day. A river cruise is one of the most relaxing and picturesque ways to view the wonders the continent, up close and...
  • Online Dish: Hands on Learning! World's First Sex School Opens

    Online Dish: Hands on Learning! World's First Sex School Opens
    Talk about a "hands on" learning experience! The world's first sex school has opened in Austria. Its mission is to school students on how to be better lovers. Swedish-born "headmistress" Ylva-Maria Thompson tells the Huffington Post, "anyone over the age...
  • 'Sound of Music' gaining on native son Mozart in Salzburg

    'Sound of Music' gaining on native son Mozart in Salzburg
    SALZBURG, Austria — I'm on a bus with 57 other tourists singing "I Am Sixteen Going on Seventeen." It's fun. Really fun. Well, it's sort of fun. After three hours, I feel like jumping out the window. "I can't hear you," the tour guide coaxes the...
  • Man found guilty in rapes, sexual assaults

    A fugitive who fled to Austria after raping and sexually assaulting women he met in Costa Mesa and Laguna Beach was convicted Thursday, prosecutors said. A man was been convicted Thursday of raping and sexually assaulting who raped and sexually assaulted...
  • List of Mandatory Days Off Work, By Country

    List of Mandatory Days Off Work, By Country
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || Panama || 40 || || Russia || 40 || || Iceland || 37 || || Spain || 36 || || Luxembourg || 35 || || Nambia || 35 || || Denmark || 34 || || Poland || 33 || || Slovenia || 33 || || South Africa || 33 || || Belgium || 32 ||...
  • Man gets 61 years for sexual assaults

    A one-time Ladera Ranch man who became an international fugitive and was finally captured in Austria was sentenced Friday to 61 years in prison for sexually assaulting three women in Orange and San Diego counties. Ali Achekzai, 33, was convicted in...
  • Briefly In Public Safety

    Drunk driving suspect hits pole, wall and car A Laguna Hills woman was arrested on suspicion of DUI last Friday after hitting a utility pole, wall and a parked car. Officers responded around 1 a.m. to a report of a non-injury traffic collision near...
  • City attorney to Austria? Not so fast

    Some thought Huntington Beach City Attorney Jennifer McGrath was taking a 21-month vacation to Austria after she posted the news on her Facebook page. The post was perplexing on many levels. McGrath kept up the conversation with people who commented,...
  • 5 Things It's Good To Know; Dinner Omelet, Best Bronzing Products, Back To School : Kindle Rental...

    5 Things It's Good To Know; Dinner Omelet, Best Bronzing Products, Back To School : Kindle Rental...
    1. Omelet for supper a quick, filling treat An omelet for supper is a perfect end-of-week meal when the refrigerator is bare. All you need are a few eggs and some leftovers. And though puffy French omelets are impressive, and those incredible...
  • May-Treanor wins in Austria

    Misty May-Treanor, a former Newport Harbor High standout, and Kerri Walsh won women's gold medal at the FIVB Swatch Grand Slam in Klagenfurt, Austria Saturday. May-Treanor and Walsh, seeded fourth, beat No. 2- seeded Chen Xue and Xi Zhang of China, 21-...
  • When the music stops, the missions begin

    When the music stops, the missions begin
    PARIS -- You can't have music without rests, and musicians without rests don't sound so great either, so after six straight nights of concerts, the members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra finally got a day off to set out on various quests. The last...