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5 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Placido Domingo recovering from infections

Placido Domingo is shown earlier this month in Salzburg, Austria, where he had to cancel his final performances of "Il Trovatore" to recover from two infections.

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Jim Parsons takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (August 17, 2014)

This Woman Looks Like She's Wearing Makeup. She's Not.

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

9 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary score high in top cities list

TORONTO - Three Canadian cities - Vancouver, Toronto and Calgary - have been named as some of the best places to live in the world, according to a report by The Economist.

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13 hrs ago | Deutsche Welle

The picnic that changed European history

On October 4, 1990, Helmut Kohl announced that it was in Hungary where "the first stone was knocked out of the Wall."

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18 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

US$5M education project agreement inked

The OPEC Fund for International Development and the government of The Gambia on August 13, 2014, signed in Vienna, Austria, a loan agreement amounting to US$5 million for the country's education sector.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

West Australian

Perth in top ten most liveable cities

Perth has been named the ninth most liveable city in the world, but only rates as the fourth most liveable city in Australia.

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Anchorage Daily News

Humans now the major cause of alpine glacier melt, researchers say

Retreating alpine glaciers in a warming world may seem to have an obvious connection.

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Daily Mail

Rogue policeman who tried to get DNA sample from young girl to...

Rogue policeman who tried to get DNA sample from young girl to prove she was daughter of kidnap victim Natascha Kampusch is sentenced to prison Natascha Kampusch, abducted on her way home from school in 1998, released a book called 3,096 Days - based on her time in captivity A rogue policeman who attempted to obtain a DNA sample from a young girl ... (more)

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Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Estes Valley Library program to take readers around Mont Blanc and across the Alps

Some of the world's most spectacular and rugged vistas are to be found in the European Alps.

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RedOrbit

Researchers Exploring The Use Of Quantum...

The decision-making capabilities of artificial intelligence technology could be enhanced using quantum physics , researchers from the Austrian Academy of Sciences, the University of Innsbruck and the Complutense University in Madrid claim in a recently-published paper in the journal Physical Review X .

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Hospitality Net

VI Hotels assumes management of Marriott Hotel Minsk

Vienna International Hotelmanagement AG , the biggest Austrian hotel operator, is acting as management partner for the 5-star Marriott Hotel Minsk.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Examiner.com

Musical Vienna: where to visit its greatest composers' homes and music

Vienna Hofberg Orchestra gives Mozart, Strauss, Lehar concerts in the Hapsburgs' Imperial Palace.

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Related Topix: World News, Mozart, Classical, Opera, Lehar, Franz Lehar, Johann Strauss II, Arts

Pocono Record

Study blames humans for most of the glacial melt around the world

More than two-thirds of the recent rapid melting of the world's glaciers can be blamed on humans, a new study finds.

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American Thinker

Divvying Up the Caliphate: The Long-Term Causes of the War

A hundred years later, the dominoes are still falling from the First World War, and people are dying as they fall -- some, in Iraq and Syria, pretty gruesomely .

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Star Tribune

News of the Weird: Noodle makers walk and roll in China factory

Leaked photographs taken by an undercover health and safety officer at China's Tongcheng Rice Noodle Factory in Dongguan city in June show workers in street clothes casually walking back and forth atop piles of vermicelli noodles about to be packaged for shipment to stores.

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NorCalBlogs

All Rain Is Acid Rain

The scientific theory I like best is that the rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage.

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Xinhuanet

Vienna Int'l Centre offers free guided tours to visitors

People visit the Vienna International Centre in Vienna, Austria, Aug. 15, 2014. The Vienna International Center offered the public free guided tours on Friday.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Cast Announced For Time Zone Theatre's Shoot, I Didn't Mean ...

Marking the centenary of the outbreak of WW1, Time Zone Theatre and Austrian director Pamela Schermann invited British playwrights to respond to Karl Kraus's The Last Days of Mankind.

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Christian Science Monitor

Humans now the major cause of alpine glacier melt, researchers say

This 2013 file photo shows the Mendenhall Glaicer where it spills over the mountains above Mendenhall Lake in Juneau, Alaska.

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Freshnews

Michael Baker International Awarded U.S. Department of State Bureau of Overseas Building Operations Contract for New USOSCE Offices in Vienna, Austria

Michael Baker International recently announced that it has been awarded the construction contract for the United States Mission to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe offices in Vienna, Austria by the Department of State Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations .

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Science Daily

Human contribution to glacier mass loss increasing

By combining climate and glacier models, scientists have found unambiguous evidence for anthropogenic glacier mass loss in recent decades.

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