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News on Switzerland continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

7 hrs ago | The White House

Dr. Jill Biden Arrives in Zurich, Switzerland

Dr. Jill Biden has arrived in Zurich, Switzerland. During her two-day visit, Dr. Biden will travel to Uzwil, to tour Bhler, a company with a global apprenticeship program, including apprenticeships in the U.S., where she will have the chance to see an integrated program in practice, and talk with apprentices to learn about their experiences.

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11 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

Market Report, "Micronas Semiconductor Holding AG (MASN) - Financial...

The company operates its business through two segments, namely, Automotive and Other segments. It designs and manufactures sensor and Integrated Circuits system solutions used in automotive products such as instrument clusters, CAN/LIN, and seatbelt lock sensors.

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15 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Alacer announces exploration results in Turkey

These near-surface zones dip shallowly to the NW and all remain open at depth to the NW.

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19 hrs ago | Trend

Turkmenistan appoints representative to UN office at Geneva

Atageldi Haldzhanov has been appointed as permanent representative of Turkmenistan under the United Nations in Geneva , according to a decree of the country's president published Sept.15. The Geneva office of Turkmenistan under the United Nations originally opened to further promote effective communication with this major international organization.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

CNN

Happy Trails through the Bernese Oberland

My husband and I did a self-guided hike from inn-to-inn through the Bernese Oberland in Switzerland in June. This portion of the hike was between Schwarzwaldalp and Grindelwald.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Dairy Foods

news about suppliers to the dairy processing industry from dairy foods magazine dairyfoods.com

The 200th Evergreen Packaging N-8 gable top packaging machine is being installed at Driftwood Dairy in El Monte, Calif. This will be the third N-8 Driftwood purchased by the dairy to handle Eco-Pak production.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

SRU to Host Global Web Conference

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa., Sept. 12 -- Slippery Rock University issued the following news release: What do Paris, France, Winchester, England, Zurich, Switzerland, Toyko, Japan, San Francisco, Calif., and Slippery Rock University have in common? By the end of 2015, all will have served as hosts for the internationally acclaimed, high-tech Graphical Web Conference.

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PR-inside.com

Just Published: "Neurotune AG - Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare - Deals and Alliances Profile"

Neurotune AG is a biopharmaceutical company. The company develops medicationsand diagnostics for medical needs in neuromuscular and renal indications.

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Republican Journal

112 Oak Point Lane

Well cared for year round lakefront cottage with 100 feet of shore frontage. Home features: Waterside wood fired sauna, open kitchen living room floor plan, hardwood floors, waterside deck, woodstove, cathedral ceilings, garage.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Daily Mail

How many lives has he got left now? Quasimodo the cat survives...

It's the sort of far-fetched accident you would expect to see in a Tom and Jerry sketch - but what happened to Quasimodo the cat is no laughing matter. After being hit by a car at 70mph, the poor moggy became wedged head first in the front of the vehicle as it drove a further ten miles down the motorway.

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Austrian Times

Toy Story Is A Tall One

Desperate parents have stuck their necks out to offer a 230 GBP reward for the return of their distraught daughter's cuddly giraffe. The soft toy - named Speedy - went missing in Solothurn, Switzerland, while four year old Anja was out with mum Stefanie Theiss.

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The Atlantic

The Weird Little Industry Behind a Mesmerizing Instrument

The manufacturers of the world's handpans don't want to turn to mass production. The result: Super long waiting lists to get one of these rare steel orbs.

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RedOrbit

Carnegie Mellon's Smart Headlights Spare The...

A smart headlight developed at Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Institute enables drivers to take full advantage of their high beams without fear of blinding oncoming drivers or suffering from the glare that can occur when driving in snow or rain at night. The programmable headlight senses and tracks virtually any number of oncoming drivers, blacking out only the small parts of the headlight beam that would otherwise shine into their eyes.

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In-depth Africa

Switzerland steps up response to Ebola epidemic in West Africa

BERN, Switzerland, September 12, 2014/African Press Organization / - Switzerland is stepping up its aid in the fight against the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. Swiss Humanitarian Aid is pledging an additional CHF 2 million to fund various direct measures in Liberia.

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MarketWatch

Keynote Speaker: 5 lessons from my $650,000 lunch with Warren Buffett

In 2008, my friend Mohnish Pabrai and I sat down with our families for a "power lunch" with Warren Buffett at Smith and Wollensky's restaurant in New York. Even though I was by then a close follower of Buffett's, what I learned at that lunch changed my life.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Art Daily

Kunsthaus Z rich presents Ferdinand Hodler and Jean-Fr d ric Schnyder in a joint exhibition

Jean-Frederic Schnyder, Niesen, 27.9.1983. Bernese Views no. 118. Oil on canvas, 48 x 64 cm.

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Examiner.com

The many pleasures of Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne, with its lake and mountains, is a microcosm of the best of what Switzerland has to offer, combining a city experience with the beauty of nature. This compact, walkable city is the site of sports activities, and many museums, and year-round festivals.

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Nashville Scene

Casanova versus Dracula, as another of Albert Serra's films materializes before your eyes

When answering questions about his latest film, Story of My Death , at the Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland , Catalan director Albert Serra caught the assembled press off guard when he described the film as "unfuckable." Needless to say, that's an odd remark to make about any film, but especially your own.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

PanArmenian Network

Locarno Film Fest winner "Unlikely Heroes" sells to Germany, Austria

PanARMENIAN.Net - Berlin-based sales house M-appeal has sold Peter Luisi's "Unlikely Heroes" which won the audience award at the Locarno film festival, to MFA/Koch for theatrical release in Germany and Austria, Variety reported. Film centers on Swiss woman Sabine, who is having a tough time at Christmas - her husband has left her, things aren't going well at work, and her kids are away.

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Speaking of Security

Embracing the Challenge of Cyber Security

As summer draws to a close, I resumed my usual heavy schedule of travel last week with a keynote at the SIGS Technology Summit in Bern, Switzerland at which Hugh Thompson also spoke. During the panel at the end of SIGS Technology Summit, one of the most difficult questions that came up was whether we as cyber security professionals have any real hope of responding effectively to the challenges that we face: not only aggressive, clever and well-supported attackers, but also the changes in business and technology that constantly undermine our technologies and strategies.

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