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Owen Courreges: Next they'll say Oktoberfest is "too Germanic," too

Now, when you go car shopping, you don't say to the salesman: "I like this car, but it looks too much like, you know, a car .

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Advocate

Smiley: Love in the air

Jim Burke says our hitchhiking stories remind him of the most memorable ride he ever caught - because it wasn't in a car at all: "In the mid-1950s, I hitchhiked 70 miles virtually every weekend - to Minneapolis from St. John's, a small men's college in central Minnesota, to see my high school sweetheart, who was then attending the University of ... (more)

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OUPblog

The month that changed the world: Monday, 27 July 1914

July 1914 was the month that changed the world. On 28 June 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand was assassinated, and just five weeks later the Great Powers of Europe were at war.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Autoblog

VW's Winterkorn tells 20,000 staffers of big cost-cutting plans

During a gathering of 20,000 Volkswagen Group employees at company headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany on Wednesday, CEO Martin Winterkorn dropped a bombshell.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

NOLA.com

Deutsches Haus asked to revisit design of new location, website reports

MATTHEW HINTON / THE TIMES-PICAYUNE Stewart Eastmen, who left the neighborhood after being flooded out during Katrina, left, and Michael Messina, who grew up two blocks away, enjoy beer and laughs on the last night of Oktoberfest at Deutsches Haus before the German Heritage society relocates to Metairie Saturday October 23, 2010.

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AutoSpies

Labor Tells Volkwagen 'Not So Fast' With Proposed Budget Cuts

Volkswagen faces a battle with workers over cost cuts at its biggest car division, a central plank of its drive to meet profit margin targets.

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Reuters

INSIGHT-Germany promises change as arms sales draw scrutiny

For lawmaker Jan van Aken, little symbolizes more potently all that he finds indefensible about Germany's arms exports than the German and French-made anti-tank missile that he was shown in northern Syria.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Automotive News

VW Ceo to address workers about billions in planned cost cuts

Volkswagen's CEO will address thousands of workers at its biggest plant on Wednesday as he attempts to win their support for cost cuts at the carmaker's core VW brand.

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KRGV

Germany, France, Italy condemn anti-Semitic demos

The foreign ministers of Germany, France and Italy on Tuesday condemned the rise in anti-Semitic protests and violence over the conflict in Gaza, saying they will do everything possible to combat it in their countries.

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EurekAlert!

New water balance calculation for the Dead Sea

This image depicts sinkholes and surface springs in Samar , the Jordan flank of the Dead Sea is visible in the background.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

NOLA.com

Deutsches Haus looks to Mid-City for new location, website reports

MATTHEW HINTON / THE TIMES-PICAYUNE Stewart Eastmen, who left the neighborhood after being flooded out during Katrina, left, and Michael Messina, who grew up two blocks away, enjoy beer and laughs on the last night of Oktoberfest at Deutsches Haus before the German Heritage society relocates to Metairie Saturday October 23, 2010.

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CiteULike

Middle Triassic horseshoe crab reproduction areas on intertidal flats ...

Biological Journal of the Linnean Society , Vol. 103, No. 1. , pp. 76-105, doi:10.1111/j.1095-8312.2011.01635.x A systematically excavated track site in a 243.5 Myr old Middle Triassic intertidal carbonate mud-flat palaeoenvironment at Bernburg has revealed extensive horseshoe crab trackways attributable to the KouphichniumNopsca, 1923 ichnogenus.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Groong

1914-2014: 100 Years Of The German-Armenian Society

Johannes Lepsius When the genocide began, he returned to Constantinople from Berlin and tried in vain to dissuade the Young Turk leaders from their extermination project.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Art Daily

Deep One Perfect Morning: Group exhibition opens at Kerlin Gallery in Dublin

Sam Keogh, as yet untitled , 2014 ; latex, plaster, rubbish, jesmonite, ink, food dye, haribo, sweet corn, dog toys, dimensions variable.

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Deseret News

This week in history: Truman, Churchill and Stalin meet at Potsdam

On July 17, 1945, U.S. President Harry S. Truman, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet leader Josef Stalin met at Potsdam, Germany, to discuss the fate of the conquered nation as well as several other key post-war issues.

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WSET-TV Lynchburg

Kids Get In Free Saturday at D-Day Memorial

The National D-Day Memorial will welcome a host of World War II veterans on Saturday, July 19th from 10am to 5pm during the Memorial's annual Family Day event.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Groong

The Centenary Of The German-Armenian Society, 1914-2014

ARMENIAN SOCIETY, 1914-2014 PRESS RELEASE Contact: Dr. Raffi Kantian Tel: 0049-511-624733 Mail: R.Kantian@t-online.de Web: http://www.deutscharmenischegesellschaft.de/ https://www.facebook.com/deutscharmenischegesellschaft The Centenary of the German-Armenian Society, 1914-2014 The German-Armenian Society was founded on June 16, 1914 immediately ... (more)

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Detroit News

VW targets $6.8B in savings to bolster profitability

Volkswagen AG, Europe's largest carmaker, plans to cut costs and boost productivity at its namesake brand by 5 billion euros by 2017 to lift sagging profitability.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Cleveland City Judge Bill Moss Dies From Apparent Self-Inflicted...

His body was found at his normal parking spot near his truck after Cleveland police officers responded to a shots fired call to a parking lot at 4th Street and Broad Street at about 11 a.m. His longtime law partner, Jim Logan, said he had suffered a fall at his home in late April or early May. He said he struck his head, but he initially thought he ... (more)

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Daily Mail

Left to rot: The Hitler Youth training school, the concert hall and ...

Left to rot: The Hitler Youth training school, the concert hall and other Nazi-era buildings that Germany has left empty for decades From buildings built by the Nazis to ornate theatres, burnt out hotels and eerie sanatoriums, these are the abandoned buildings that still litter Photographer Daniel Barter, 30, from London travelled to the German ... (more)

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