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19 hrs ago | International Business Times

Billionaire Richard Lugner and 24-year Old Playboy Model Cathy Schmit Ties The Knot

True love knows no age. Despite their 57-year age gap, billionaire Richard Lugner, 81 and his 24-year old girlfriend, Cathy Schmitz, married on Saturday in Austria.


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Yesterday | Albany Times Union

Austria plans to forbid Islamic extremist symbols

This undated file image posted on Aug. 27, 2014, by the Raqqa Media Center of the Islamic State group, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows a fighter of the Islamic State group waving their flag from inside a captured government fighter jet following the battle for the Tabqa air base, in Raqqa. Secretary of State John Kerry is to travel to the Middle East this week, with stops in Saudi Arabia and Jordan, to try to line up support for a coalition to take on the extremist Islamic State group.


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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Christoph Willibald Gluck deserves better after 300 years

Christoph Willibald Gluck was born on July 2, 1714, meaning that his 300th birthday was celebrated this past summer. Born in Bavaria, he came to the Habsburg court in Vienna after many years of travel and became influential in moving operatic practices away from the sterile traditions of Italian opera seria.


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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Austrian court unfreezes accounts of ex-envoy Zalmay Khalilzad's wife

Lawyer for ex-U.S. envoy Khalilzad and his wife says a court has lifted a freeze on bank accounts in Vienna An Austrian court lifted a seizure of bank accounts belonging to the wife of Zalmay Khalilzad, a former U.S. ambassador to Iraq, Afghanistan and the United Nations, according to a lawyer representing the couple. The accounts were frozen after the U.S. Justice Department requested bank records from Austrian authorities last year.


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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Multi-generational traveling on the Danube

I believe remaining young at heart is the key to a long and fulfilling life. Add to that a dash of cardio-centric vacations and the mature traveler has many options including the unique aspects of riverboat cruising.


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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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Thu Sep 04, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Robert Klein

Robert Klein of Jamestown, N.Y., passed away peacefully on Thursday, Sept. 4, at home surrounded by his loving wife and children.


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A Disgusting Reflection

The top floor of the JA1 4disches Museum Wien, the Jewish Museum in Vienna, is a storehouse of fancy stuff: shiny breastplates and bulbuous ornaments for the sacred Torah, ritual objects for the home, elaborately decorated in silver and gold and jewels, collected and donated by wealthy men reflecting the richness of Austrian Jewish life, and now proudly preserved for all to see. But tucked in the corner is a collection of a different sort.


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Wed Sep 03, 2014

PSC Summer Abroad Program Exposes Area Student to European Culture

For Rachel Berlinski, history has always been a favorite subject. This summer, the Worth native, who was a student at Prairie State College , was able to see a whole new side of history when she studied European studies, history and German at Salzburg College in Austria during the summer study abroad program offered by PSC.


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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Hospitality Net

Boutique Hotel Stadthalle: A successful sustainablity case study | By Arturo Cuenllas

This Case Study shows the successfulness of a sustainable strategy. A truly committed sustainability path can provide hotels with wider economical results.


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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Nerve News

Laidback Vienna is Indian honeymooner's paradise

New Delhi, Aug 31 - For Nidhi and Rohan Nanda, who have just tied the knot, choosing the perfect honeymoon destination was perhaps the toughest decision.


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Thu Aug 28, 2014


Focus on Migration: Rising migration is a myth

Hardly a week goes by without media coverage of the fears, in developed nations, that immigrants from poorer countries are overwhelming them.


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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Tom Cruise Draws Crowds As He Scales Vienna's Opera House

Tom Cruise drew huge crowds of fans as he scaled the roof of the Vienna opera house in Austria on Thursday to practice stunts for the fifth Mission : Impossible film.


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Radio Prague

Nika Kupyrova: Creating myths of home and demons that hide within

Nika Kupyrova has traversed Europe from East to West and back. Born in Ukraine and having grown up in Prague, she went on to study art in Edinburgh and Iceland.


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Wed Aug 20, 2014


Esterhazy Palace

EsterhA za is a palace in FertA'd, Hungary, built by Prince Nikolaus EsterhA zy.


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Mon Aug 18, 2014

University of North Carolina

Former Tar Heel Signs a Professional Volleyball Contract

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. Former UNC volleyball player Kayla Berringer has signed to play professionally with a volleyball club in Europe.


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