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8 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Austrian billionaire Richard Lugner, 81, marries Playboy model

Kim Kardashian , her mother Kris Jenner and their host Austrian businessman Richard Lugner arrive for the Vienna Opera Ball at the State Opera in Vienna, Austria, Feb. 27, 2014. An aged Austrian billionaire who once called Kim Kardashian "annoying" has married for the fifth time - to a 24-year-old Playboy model.

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8 hrs ago | Patch.com

Students from Monmouth County Attend International Music Festival in Vienna

Led by Colts Neck resident Dr. George Borisov, Golden Key International Music Festivals are designed to educate and inspire student musicians in order to help them unlock their musical potential by offering them opportunities to perform in the most prestigious concert halls, like Carnegie Hall in New York City, Ehrbar Hall in Vienna, and Theatre Champs-Elysees in Paris. This year's festival in Vienna did just that.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

PanArmenian Network

Armenian digital project 'CityBugs' wins European Youth Award

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Armenian project 'CityBugs' was named among the winners of Europe's unique "Digital Creativity for Social Good" contest. Prof.

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PR-inside.com

"Biocrates Life Sciences AG - Medical Equipment - Deals and Alliances Profile" Published

The company develops metabolomic products and vitro diagnostics for early disease detection. Its metabolomic solutions set a new level of standardized data processing, exchange, and storage, which can readily meet the rigorous demands of various disciplines such as life sciences, personalized medicine, clinical research, nutrition research, and pharmaceutical drug development.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

PR-inside.com

"AFFiRiS AG - Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare - Deals and Alliances...

The company develops and delivers tailor-made peptide vaccines for alzheimer's disease, atherosclerosis, parkinson's, diabetes and other diseases. Its technology pipeline includes alzheimer AD01, AD02, AD03, parkinson PD01, atherosclerosis, hypertension, undisclosed 1, undisclosed 2 and undisclosed 3. AFFiRiS has two technologies for vaccine production such as, the AFFITOPE and AFFISORB platform technology.

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EurekAlert!

Moving silicon atoms in graphene with atomic precision

Richard Feynman famously posed the question in 1959: is it possible to see and manipulate individual atoms in materials? For a time his vision seemed more science fiction than science, but starting with groundbreaking experiments in the late 1980s and more recent developments in electron microscopy instrumentation it has become scientific reality. However, damage caused by the electron beam is often an issue in such experiments.

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Deseret News

Bicycle tour in Salzburg is highlight of Austrian vacation

A Memorial Day trip to the beautiful city of Salzburg became even more rewarding for my family when we participated in Faulein Maria's bike ride. The half day tour covers eight miles and over twenty notable filming sights from The Sound of Music.

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PR-inside.com

Philippines tourism market: Airports facing major choked capacity issues

Tourism flourished, with a significant increase in domestic and international tourist volumes, primarily due to the Department of Tourisms continuous efforts to promote the Philippines as a key tourist destination in the Asia-Pacific region. Prioritization of the sector also led to an increase in investment in tourism infrastructure and the government is aiming to improve transportation infrastructure in the country during the forecast period.

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KTVN Reno

Austria tightens anti-doping laws after Sochi case

A Massachusetts prosecutor says the bodies of three infants have been found in a house full of vermin and dirty diapers where four other children were removed by authorities last month. The bodies of three infants were found in a Massachusetts house filled with vermin and piled high with soiled diapers, where four other children were removed by authorities last month, a prosecutor said.

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Trend

Azerbaijani president receives Austrian Federal Minister

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received a delegation led by Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Austria Sebastian Kurz Sept. 11. The president expressed satisfaction with the level of bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and Austria.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Guns Magazine

The "Other Austrian"

Steyr's L9-A1- The Latest Incarnation Of The M9 Pistol -Has Developed A Strong Coterie Of US Fans. It's Easy To See Why.

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Toledo Blade

Performance to showcase Toledo's Mlynek

The Cathedral Concert Series at Our Lady, Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral, will open by introducing tenor Shawn Mlynek to his hometown in a formal recital at 3 p.m. Sept. 21, in the historic church, 2535 Collingwood Blvd. Born in Toledo, Mlynek studied music and voice at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, where he was active in operas and recitals produced by the school.

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Reuters

Heiress might sell Klimt painting in looted art dispute

A portrait by Gustav Klimt could be put up for sale, potentially fetching over $30 million, to resolve a dispute between a Viennese art foundation and the granddaughter of the woman in the painting, a lawyer for the granddaughter said on Thursday. Klimt, an Austrian symbolist, painted the portrait of Gertrud Loew in 1902 and it belonged to her at least until 1938, a year before she fled Austria to escape the Nazis.

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Trend

Iran, EU3 start bilateral nuclear talks

Iran's nuclear negotiating team began bilateral talks in Vienna, Austria with the representatives of three European members of the P5+1 to settle disagreements on the way of reaching a final comprehensive agreement with the six major powers over Tehran's disputed nuclear program. The Iranian delegation is headed by Deputy Foreign Ministers Majid Takht Ravanchi and Abbas Araqchi, the official IRNA news agency reported Sept.

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Nerve News

Sunshine linked to suicide risk

Is there any link between sunshine and suicide? Yes, say researchers. According to researchers from the Medical University of Vienna, sunshine is indeed linked to fatal self-harm, independent of the season.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Washington Post

Lawyers: Court lifts bank freeze on ex-US diplomat

An Austrian court has lifted a freeze on bank deposits held by a former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, Iraq and the United Nations, and his wife, lawyers for the couple said late Wednesday. The regional high court in Vienna granted an appeal of an earlier order to freeze the accounts of Zalmay Khalilzad and his wife, Cheryl Benard, according to a statement from the lawyers.

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Nerve News

Austria to support companies affected by Russian sanctions

The Austrian government and industry leaders have decided on using tried and tested methods such as short-time work and export initiatives to mitigate the affects of Russian sanctions on the Austria economy. The decision was made during a crisis meeting Wednesday, which was attended by Chancellor Werner Faymann, the finance, economy, agricultural, and social affairs ministers, as well as the heads of the trade union, the Chamber of Labour, the Chamber of Agriculture and the Federation of Austrian Industries, Xinhua reported.

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Newsday

Austria profile

Heinz Fischer, a centrist politician committed to the welfare state and Austrian neutrality, was elected to the largely ceremonial presidency in April 2004 and again 2010. In the 2010 poll he warded off a challenge by Barbara Rosenkranz of the anti-foreigner and anti-European Union Freedom.

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Recycling Today

Starlinger-Sahm breaks ground on North America headquarters

American Starlinger-Sahm Inc. , Vienna, Austria-based Starlinger Export GmbH , has broken ground on its North American headquarters in Fountain Inn, South Carolina. The facility consists of a machine exhibition area, spare parts warehouse and office space.

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Russia Taday

Teenage jihad: 2 Austrian girls stopped en route to join ISIS

An image made available by the jihadist Twitter account Al-Baraka news on June 11, 2014. The Austrian authorities have stopped two schoolgirls who were willing to leave the country and join the jihadists in the Islamic State .

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