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Bern (Switzerland)

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  • Think twice about becoming a star

    Some years ago, a Sun grandee being honored at a little retirement ceremony reflected on his long tenure at the paper. This worthy had at one time possessed the dignity of a correspondent in our Washington bureau, and I paraphrase what he said about the...
  • Pietro 'Pete' Rugolo, owner of Jerry's Belvedere Tavern

    Pietro 'Pete' Rugolo, owner of Jerry's Belvedere Tavern
    Pietro "Pete" Rugolo, the popular owner of Jerry's Belvedere Tavern on York Road in Govans, died May 8 at Gilchrist Hospice Care of pancreatic cancer. The Lutherville resident was 75. Mr. Rugolo grew up in Enna, Sicily, where he stopped attending...
  • Georg H.B. Luck, Hopkins professor

    Georg H.B. Luck, Hopkins professor
    Georg H.B. Luck, whose career teaching the classics at the Johns Hopkins University spanned two decades and included studying the role magic and witchcraft played in the theology and world of the ancient Greeks and Romans, died Sunday from complications...
  • 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...
  • Morgan State to stage 'Porgy and Bess'

    Morgan State to stage 'Porgy and Bess'
    It's a kind of a musical homecoming. "Porgy and Bess," the first and, many would say, greatest American opera, returns to Baltimore after a long absence with a large-scale production this week at Morgan State University, featuring several well-...
  • Switzerland keeper Benaglio quits international football

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland goalkeeper Diego Benaglio announced his retirement from international football on Wednesday, three weeks short of his 31st birthday and with 61 caps to his name. Although not considered old in goalkeeping terms, Benaglio...
  • Suarez's ban for biting upheld

    Suarez's ban for biting upheld
    BERNE, Switzerland - Uruguay forward Luis Suarez's four-month playing ban for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini has been upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), but he can now train with his new club Barcelona, CAS said Thursday....
  • Suarez biting bans upheld but he can train with Barca

    BERNE Switzerland (Reuters) - Uruguay forward Luis Suarez's four-month playing ban for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini has been upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) although he will be allowed train with his new club Barcelona....
  • Leaders OK plan for Russia aid delivery to eastern Ukraine

    Leaders OK plan for Russia aid delivery to eastern Ukraine
    The presidents of Russia and Ukraine announced agreement Monday on a plan to get aid to civilians trapped in embattled eastern Ukraine after Moscow agreed to submit to International Committee of the Red Cross oversight and the participation of Western...
  • Walgreens Boots Alliance to feel heat, Bern or no

    Walgreens Boots Alliance to feel heat, Bern or no
    My local drug dealer has decided not to flee the country but is scrambling to deliver what backers were promised. It just goes to show that the merging global pharmacy giant set to be known as Walgreens Boots Alliance doesn't have to be based in Bern to...
  • Walgreen CEO: Leaving U.S. wasn't in best interest of shareholders

    Walgreen CEO: Leaving U.S. wasn't in best interest of shareholders
    Walgreen has exercised its option to buy the remaining 55 percent of European pharmacy retailer and wholesaler Alliance Boots in a $15.26 billion deal that will keep its corporate tax headquarters in the United States. The company that will emerge...
  • Cornelius Gurlitt leaves art collection to Swiss museum

    Cornelius Gurlitt leaves art collection to Swiss museum
    In a surprise twist to an already complicated art tale, Cornelius Gurlitt, who died on Tuesday at 81, has left art from his previously hidden stash of hundreds of works to a museum in Switzerland. The Kunstmuseum Bern in Switzerland said on its...