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1 hr ago | New York Daily News

Viennese hotel wins the title of best wine list in the world

A palatial hotel in Vienna with a wine cellar treasure trove that boasts 60,000 bottles and a menu that numbers 138 pages has taken the title of world's best wine list.

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5 hrs ago | Business & Heritage Clarksville

Houghton Hall Estate, Italian Fashion, Michelangelo mark 2015-16 exhibits at the Frist

NASHVILLE : The Frist Center for the Visual Arts' 2015 lineup of exhibitions will bring treasures from around the world spanning the eighth century to the present to Nashville.

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9 hrs ago | Hospitality Net

Rupert Simoner has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Vienna International Hotelmanagement AG in Vienna, Austria

Simoner, who will take over on September 1st, has vast experience in the tourism and hospitality sector, most recently as senior vice president of Kempinski Europe and as general manager at the Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains St. Moritz.

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13 hrs ago | NCR Iran

UK: Achieving nuclear agreement with Iran is far from certain

Significant differences remain between the six world powers and the Iranian regime in negotiations over Tehran's nuclear programme, British Foreign Minister William Hague told an Austrian newspaper.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Archinect School Blog

Art + Architecture: Schumacher vs. Post-Net

In some architecture circles, hating on Patrik Shumacher's "parametricism" is like hating on Robin Thicke's "Blurred Lines" .

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Science Daily

New paths into the world of quasiparticles

Quasiparticles can be used to explain physical phenomena in solid bodies even though they are not actual physical particles.

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Kirkland Reporter

Lake Washington School District announces administrative changes for 2014-2015

Gregory Moncada is the new principal at International Community School and Community School , in Kirkland.

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PC World

Tor exit node operator convicted of abetting spread of child porn

The operator of a Tor server used by someone to download a pornographic image of a minor has been given a three-month suspended prison sentence by an Austrian court for abetting access to pornographic images of minors.

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The Gazette

A bike-sharing program would make Colorado Springs as cool as Budapest

In case any of you were wondering, I spent much of the last two weeks in the Old Country , touring Europe by riverboat and traveling within a few hundred miles of my grandfather's village in Slovenia .

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TrekEarth

City of music

For centuries, Vienna was the glittering capital of a great empire where the potential sponsorship of the Habsburg dynasty and many of the aristocrats at the imperial court created an excellent environment for musicians and artists.

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Related Topix: World News, Mozart, Classical, Theater, Arts

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Transitions Online

Putin Wins One in Austria, Czech Pirates Challenge Election Loss

Austria's agreement to build its part of the controversial South Stream gas pipeline places it at odds with the EU's policy of sanctioning Russia for its role in the Ukrainian crisis, Deutsche Welle reports .

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Vladimir Putin, Vienna, Austria Travel, Travel, Austria Travel, Europe Travel, Heinz Fischer, Slovenia Travel, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

The Jersey Journal

New Jersey Youth Symphony awarded first place in Vienna festival

The NJYS Youth Symphony, the top ensemble among New Jersey Youth Symphony's fourteen ensembles, was awarded first place in the orchestral division of the Summa Cum Laude International Youth Music Festival and Competition in Vienna on Sunday, July 6. The symphony joined 32 other ensembles from around the world for the festival, held July 4-8, and ... (more)

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The Lebanon Daily News

Play about Nazi hunter Wiesenthal to come to NYC

Tom Dugan, who wrote and stars in "Wiesenthal," will present the play from Oct. 24- Feb. 1, at the Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row.

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The Star Online

Pet Shop Boys is coming to Malaysia for a concert

Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe of Pet Shop Boys performing at the Jazz Fest Vienna in Vienna, Austria earlier this week.

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Evening Sun

EU's united front on Russia falling amid gas needs

A clutch of countries is breaking ranks with the EU's efforts to put economic and diplomatic pressure on Russia over Ukraine and building a pipeline meant to carry huge amounts of Russian gas to their doorstep.

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Brandon Sun

Countries' defiance of EU ban on gas pipeline highlights Russia's energy clout in Europe

A clutch of countries is breaking ranks with the EU's efforts to put economic and diplomatic pressure on Russia over Ukraine and building a pipeline meant to carry huge amounts of Russian gas to their doorstep.

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National Public Radio

EU's United Front On Russia Falling Amid Gas Needs

A clutch of countries is breaking ranks with the EU's efforts to put economic and diplomatic pressure on Russia over Ukraine and building a pipeline meant to carry huge amounts of Russian gas to their doorstep.

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Thanh Nein News

Vietnamese protest China in Hong Kong, Austria

About 40 protesters dressed in Vietnamese navy, army and traditional ao dai marched from the Hong Kong government headquarters in Tamar Park, Admiralty Centre, to the China Resources Building in Wan Chai, where the Commissioner's Office of the Foreign Ministry is located, the South China Morning Post reported.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Smithsonian Blog

Are these John Wilkes Booth's field glasses?

Binocular field glasses were introduced in Vienna, Austria, around 1840 and soon caught the attention of those who would see things from afar.

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NewsOK.com

220-foot-high "Star Flyer" ride to be pitched for Bricktown

An Oklahoma City petroleum land man is set to pitch plans Wednesday for a 220-foot-high "Star Flyer" that would provide Bricktown visitors a thrill ride and an unsurpassed view of the entertainment district.

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