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Switzerland

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  • 'Amazing Race' recap, A cheesy time in Switzerland

    'Amazing Race' recap, A cheesy time in Switzerland
    Oh, Race, it’s good to be back. I’ve missed you. And I’ve missed Phil’s hat and Phil’s Maori fishhook necklace, too! It’s been two weeks, do you remember what happened? Africa? Speeding tickets? Fearless Friends got...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: Is anybody out there?

     
    Bucky reports on tonight's Amazing Race. Take it away, Bucky!:Hello ... ello ... llo ... lo. Welcome back ...ack ...ck. (Wait! Is there an echo in here? It must be because everyone who liked the Cowboys has checked out until......
  • Ready, set, shop

    Often, the best way to find fun, original holiday gifts is to look locally. Greater Baltimore has a bevy of earnest, thoughtful shops with plenty to offer this season. The 100 clothing, jewelry, home goods, gourmet and gift stores on this list are some of...
  • De Silvestro hopes her luck is turning after solid qualifying run

    De Silvestro hopes her luck is turning after solid qualifying run
    Simona De Silvestro stepped out of her hauler Saturday afternoon after an intense meeting with her race team, only to be greeted by a pleasant surprise. A green and white birthday cake covered with candles. De Silvestro, who was born in Switzerland,...
  • The end of the Bridge

    The end of the Bridge
    They didn't want it to end this way, but it will. After 10 years, five albums and roughly 1,500 shows, the Bridge — one of Baltimore's most successful bands — will take the stage one last time on Thanksgiving Eve. Without any opening acts,...
  • Arnold teenager explores the world — and her own backyard

    One of Lauren Morrell's earliest memories involves a family hike and a candy wrapper, which explains why the 16-year-old from Arnold is now the student representative to the Severn Riverkeeper group and why, the day she turned 15, she applied to become...
  • Emmarene Ida "Rena" Pennington, homemaker

    Emmarene Ida "Rena" Pennington, homemaker
    Emmarene Ida "Rena" Pennington, a homemaker who later became a school bus driver, died Sunday of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the Edenwald retirement community in Towson. She was 92. Emmarene Ida Bartholomae, the daughter of a German...
  • The media are letting us down in the run-up to the 2012 elections

    The news media's lack of analysis regarding the policy proposals of the leading presidential candidates is disheartening. The media have relinquished their responsibilities to inform the public; instead, they have become entertainment impresarios, hailing...
  • Theft of nickel is a case of international intrigue

    Theft of nickel is a case of international intrigue
    Three people connected to the theft of more than 321,000 pounds of stolen metal have pleaded guilty in a scheme with tentacles reaching from a scrap metal dealer in West Baltimore to companies in Pittsburgh, New York, Switzerland, India and Australia. It...
  • If Walgreen Co. moves its HQ to Europe, blame Washington's tax failure

    If Walgreen Co. moves its HQ to Europe, blame Washington's tax failure
    The Walgreen Co. drugstore chain got its start nearly a century ago in downstate Dixon, Ill., before moving its corporate headquarters to Chicago and eventually to north suburban Deerfield. Next stop? Could be Bern, Switzerland. A group of...
  • Senate panel: Caterpillar's Swiss unit dodged $2.4B in U.S. taxes

    Senate panel: Caterpillar's Swiss unit dodged $2.4B in U.S. taxes
    WASHINGTON - Caterpillar Inc avoided paying $2.4 billion in U.S. taxes from 2000 through 2012 by moving profits from sales of replacement parts through a low-tax unit it set up in Switzerland, a congressional panel said on Monday. In the latest example...
  • Swiss name British ex-UBS banker head of financial regulator

    BERN/ZURICH (Reuters) - The Swiss government named British-born former banker Mark Branson on Wednesday as the first non-Swiss national to head its financial regulator, just as the body probes currency markets and prepares for a major review of big banks....