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Selective logging takes its toll on mammals, amphibians

The selective logging of trees in otherwise intact tropical forests can take a serious toll on the number of animal species living there.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

BioMed Central

Glucose control in intensive care: usability, efficacy and safety of...

The Space GlucoseControl system is a nurse-driven, computer-assisted device for glycemic control combining infusion pumps with the enhanced Model Predictive Control algorithm .

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Diabetes, Health

Herald Gazette

The many facets of Johnny Winter

In the midst of the 1960s British invasion of blues-based artists such as Eric Clapton and even the Beatles, Johnny Winter was probably the first American blues artist I followed, until I discovered Chess Records by going to school outside of Chicago.

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The Beaumont Enterprise

Swiss bank UBS settles German case as profits rise

The April 24, 2014 file photo shows the logo of Swiss bank UBS and the Swiss flag in Zurich, Switzerland.

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Trend Hunter Magazine

Inflatable Vegetables - Artist Tobias Stierli Helps Vegetarian...

Hiltl is a vegetarian restaurant located in Zurich, Switzerland, that is opening a new location by lakeside resorts; to celebrate, a series of inflatable vegetables have been created.

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Digital Game Developer

CM First Presents Technical Information in France, Switzerland,...

Following on the success of the CA Plex Games in Austin, TX in June, CM First is bringing the modernization story to Europe.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Tanzania: BoT Clears Habib African Bank of Money Laundering

LOCALLY registered Habib African Bank Limited has no direct links with Habib Bank AG Zurich of Switzerland, which was fined 525,000 pounds sterling by Financial Service Authority of UK for engaging in money laundering.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Bradenton.com

Slammed Florida ratepayers rip Citizens Property spending as 'outrageous'

TALLAHASSEE — Tough rules imposed by Florida’s insurer of last resort are slamming thousands, including a 97-year-old widow losing coverage entirely, but customers see hardball tactics for them and a relaxed attitude for globetrotting brass at state-run Citizens Property Insurance Corp. The company’s chairman paid back travel costs ... (more)

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Times-Standard

Abrahamsens' 40th

Tom and Monica Abrahamsen recently celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary at the Mauna Kea Resort Hotel in Kamuela, Hawaii.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Capital Weekly

Thomaston | $115,000

Unique opportunity on one of Thomaston's prettiest Streets. This charming garden cottage sits well off the street with expansive views of fields & harbor.

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UAport

FIFA rejects calls to strip Russia of 2018 World Cup

ZURICH, Switzerland - The Associated Press FIFA has rejected calls to move the 2018 World Cup from Russia, saying the tournament "can achieve positive change."

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Los Angeles Times

Moment of Friday: Hans Ulrich Obrist talks Instagram and poetry

Curator Hans Ulrich Obrist will be in L.A. this weekend to talk about art and Instagram at the Million Dollar Theatre.

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Diamonds.net

Frederique Constant Introduces Vintage Rally Healey 24H Watch

Press Release: Power. Precision engineering. Passion. These very words alone can stir the imagination and call to mind visions of marvelous machinery; motorcars with roaring engines and sleek styling.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Daily Herald

Genesee concert will be tribute to late Johnny Winter

Next month's Rock N' Blues Fest concert at the Genesee Theatre has been renamed and reconfigured as "A Tribute to Johnny Winter" to serve as a musical memorial to the late American guitarist.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Music Review: Cabaret Voltaire - '#7885 Electropunk to Technopop'

The new Cabaret Voltaire compilation, #7885 Electropunk to Technopop, marks the first time that the band's early Rough Trade and later Some Bizarre/Virgin recordings have appeared on the same collection.

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WJZW-FM Washington

2014 Rock'n'Blues Fest Tour to Continue in Homage to the Late Johnny Winter

Before his sudden death on July 16 while on tour in Zurich, Switzerland, blues guitar legend Johnny Winter had been scheduled to hit the road next week with his brother Edgar and other stars for a new edition of the annual Rock'n'Blues Fest tour.

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Denver Post

Americans aplenty as UK's Booker Prize goes global

In this April 11, 2008, file photo, U.S. writer Siri Hustvedt answers questions during a reading in Zurich, Switzerland.

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Business Journal

How many Houstonians are really millionaires?

Americans are notoriously poor at estimating how many millionaires live in this country, and how much wealth different groups of people have accumulated, generally.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Beaumont Enterprise

Credit Suisse in steep loss after US tax case

Brady Dougan, CEO of Swiss Bank Credit Suisse, speaks during a press conference of the bank in Zurich, Switzerland, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Newsday

Edgar Winter sets tribute to brother Johnny at NYCB Theatre at Westbury

Guitarist Johnny Winter performs at the XII Jazz Festival in Valencia's Palau de la Musica on July 19, 2008.

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