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August 5, 2018 8:28 AM Old-time plane crashes in Swiss Alps; casualties uncertain

BERLIN – An old-time propeller plane operated by a company that offers panoramic flights has crashed in the Swiss Alps. There was no immediate word on casualties. Police in southeastern Graubuenden canton (state) said a several-seater plane crashed Saturday on the Piz Segnas mountain above the Swiss Alpine resort of Flims, striking the mountain's western 81

August 4, 2018 7:51 PM Small plane crashes in Switzerland, family of 4 killed

BERLIN – A small plane crashed Saturday into a forest in central Switzerland, killing a local family of four who had just taken off for France, police said. In a separate incident, another plane crashed in the country's southeast, but there was no immediate information on casualties. Police in the central canton (state) of Nidwalden said an aircraft 94

August 1, 2018 5:06 AM Bird scooters roll into Paris, Tel Aviv

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Scooter rental company Bird rolled into Europe on Tuesday, a month after the two-wheeled electric vehicle startup was valued at $2 billion in its latest funding round. Bird announced its foray into Paris, followed by a launch in Tel Aviv in the coming weeks, suggesting the company is dipping into its venture capital funding 65

July 31, 2018 8:44 AM WTA roundup: Boulter earns upset win at Citi Open

Great Britain’s Katie Boulter pulled off the upset of the day in Washington, beating fifth-seeded Serbian Aleksandra Krunic 6-2, 6-0 on Monday in the first round of the Citi Open. Boulter, 21, is ranked 118th in the world. She plays mostly on the second-tier ITF circuit, though she did earn a first-round win at Wimbledon this summer before falling to 18th-seeded 51

July 30, 2018 11:10 AM Tajikistan 'attack' leaves four foreign cyclists dead

Four foreign cyclists killed after a car hit them in Tajikistan on Sunday may have been victims of a deliberate attack, local officials say. Two Americans, a Swiss and a Dutch citizen died on Sunday in the Danghara district, some 70km (43 miles) south-east of the capital Dushanbe. Three tourists were also injured by the car, whose occupants then drove 66

July 30, 2018 8:41 AM Tajikistan says four tourists killed by car, could be terrorist act

DUSHANBE (Reuters) - Four foreign cyclists have been killed by a hit-and-run driver in Tajikistan in what may have been a terrorist act, the Central Asian nation’s interior minister said on Monday. The tourists, from the United States, Switzerland and the Netherlands, were killed on Sunday. Three more, from Switzerland, the Netherlands and France, were injured 61

July 27, 2018 10:34 AM Swiss sport court dismisses Jerome Valcke appeal against soccer ban

ZURICH (Reuters) - The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) dismissed former FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke’s appeal against his 10-year ban for breaching the world soccer body’s code of ethics. The court in Lausanne, Switzerland, said the ban and the 100,000 Swiss franc ($100,290) fine was “wholly appropriate,” and confirmed the decision made by FIFA’s 52

July 25, 2018 6:51 PM Childhood abuse linked to endometriosis risk

(Reuters Health) - Women who were abused as children may be more likely to develop endometriosis in adulthood, separate studies suggest. The authors of a European report in the journal Human Reproduction found a 20 percent to 50 percent increased risk of developing endometriosis with a history of sexual or emotional abuse, while the authors of a large 116

July 25, 2018 12:45 PM The Latest: Fiat Chrysler pays tribute to Marchionne

Fiat Chrysler CEO Mike Manley has paid tribute to Sergio Marchionne, saying news of his death is "heartbreaking." Manley opened a conference call on the automaker's quarterly results on Wednesday with a minute of silence. He spoke from headquarters in the Italian town of Turin, where corporate flags flew at half-mast. At the Fiat plant in Pomigliano 77

July 22, 2018 4:04 PM Fiat Chrysler's Marchionne being treated in Zurich's University Hospital

ZURICH (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne was being treated in a Zurich hospital on Sunday with a serious illness after suffering complications following shoulder surgery. A Fiat Chrysler spokesman confirmed Marchionne was in Zurich’s University Hospital, one of the country’s largest medical centers. The spokesman did not give the 66-year-old 61