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  • Wines for sipping away the dog days of summer

    Wines for sipping away the dog days of summer
    Old man alert. I'd always thought that the phrase "dog days of summer" referred to the way dogs lazed around on the front porch most of the day come July and August. I got the time period right, just not the allusion. "Dog days," it turns out, is a term...
  • Researcher's mission to show Nazis' silencing of music during Holocaust

    Researcher's mission to show Nazis' silencing of music during Holocaust
    Nazi crimes against visual art are easy to grasp. We can see images of paintings they stole. We can read about court battles Holocaust victims and their heirs sometimes have fought to get them back. But how does one show the willful obliteration of...
  • Islamist militants on rise in Austria: government

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Authorities suspect around 130 people resident in Austria - most of them foreign nationals - have allied themselves with Islamist militants fighting abroad, officials in Vienna said on Friday, raising their estimate by nearly a third....
  • Libya restarts oil exports from biggest port as fighting rages in Benghazi

    BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Libya has restarted oil exports from its biggest port for the first time since the end of a year-long blockade, a boost to the central government which is struggling with a wave of clashes in the capital. The OPEC member's...
  • Austria detains nine suspected of wanting to join militants in Syria

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Nine people suspected of intending to join Islamic militants fighting the government in Syria have been arrested in Austria, Vienna prosecutors said on Wednesday. "We don't have more details yet," a spokeswoman said. The Austria Press...
  • Austria detains 9 suspected Islamic militants

    Nine people suspected of intending to join Islamic militants fighting the government in Syria have been arrested in Austria, Vienna prosecutors said on Wednesday. "We don't have more details yet," a spokeswoman said. The Austria Press Agency had...
  • Chan Lowe: Ferguson, Missouri

    Chan Lowe: Ferguson, Missouri
    If you were traveling in Austria today, you might have seen the story about the ongoing conflict in Ferguson, Missouri plastered across every one of that country’s front pages.   Why would a remote Central European country care so much about a...
  • 1,000 European authors sign open letter to Amazon over e-books

    1,000 European authors sign open letter to Amazon over e-books
    Like 900 of their American counterparts, 1,000 authors in Germany, Austria and Switzerland have signed an open letter to Amazon arguing for fair treatment of all publishers' e-books. The European authors are concerned over actions Amazon has taken against...
  • English health experts investigate Salmonella outbreak

    LONDON (Reuters) - English health authorities said on Friday they are investigating an outbreak of food poisoning that has affected 156 people in Britain and others in France and Austria. Salmonella Enteritidis is a strain of bacteria that causes...
  • Kristen Stewart, Adam Sandler, John Travolta, Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies Headed to Toronto Film Fest

    By Steve Pond LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - The 2014 Toronto International Film Festival will spotlight films featuring Kristen Stewart as an actress' personal assistant, Dustin Hoffman as a choir teacher, John Travolta as an art forger, Adam Sandler as...
  • ECB says Hungary's new law could hurt financial stability

    BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungary's plans to force banks to refund borrowers for overcharging could hurt financial stability and the authorities should consider the effects carefully when drawing up further measures, the European Central Bank said. The...
  • Miles de personas se suman a demanda colectiva en Austria contra Facebook

    VIENA (Reuters) - Más de 17.000 personas decidieron unirse a un recurso legal colectivo de un estudiante austriaco de Derecho contra Facebook por supuestas violaciones de la red social a la privacidad de sus usuarios, dijo el martes el demandante. Max...