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Austria's Kurz Expects to Be Charged but Cleared in Perjury Case

VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz expects to be charged but eventually cleared in an investigation into whether he gave false...
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Austria's Chancellor Being Investigated by Anti-Corruption Prosecutors

VIENNA (Reuters) - Anti-corruption prosecutors are investigating Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz over possible false testimony to a...
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EU's Borrell Says Iran Nuclear Talks Moving to Crucial Stage

(Refiles to correct spelling of Borrell in headline)BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Negotiations in Vienna between world powers and Iran are moving into a...
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Negotiations on Iran Nuclear Deal Taking Time but Constructive, Germany Says

(Reuters) - Time is of the essence in the Vienna negotiations to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on...
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Most Swiss Still Back Treaty Deal With EU, Poll Shows

VIENNA (Reuters) - Most Swiss voters are still in favour of striking a bilateral treaty deal with the European Union, a poll for newspaper NZZ am...
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The wisdom of F.A. Hayek

“‘Emergencies’ have always been the pretext on which the safeguards of individual liberty have been eroded — and once they are suspended it is not difficult for anyone who has assumed such emergency powers to see to it that the emergency will persist,” warned economist Friedrich Hayek in his three volume “Law, Legislation and Liberty” published in the 1970s. Today marks the birth date of the influential free market economist, political philosopher and Nobel laureate. It’s as good a time as any t...
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U.S. Ready to Lift Many Sanctions but Iran Wants More - Top Iran Nuclear Delegate

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United States has expressed its readiness to lift many of its sanctions on Iran at the Vienna nuclear talks but Tehran is...
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#Saudi Official Confirms Talks With #Iran to Reduce Tensions - Bloomberg

Saudi Official Confirms Talks With Iran to Reduce Tensions - Bloomberg A Saudi foreign ministry official confirmed his country is in talks with Iran to reduce tensions in the Middle East, bringing weeks of private diplomacy between the two regional powerhouses into the open.Ambassador Rayed Krimly, head of policy planning at the ministry, told Reuters that Riyadh wanted to see “verifiable deeds” before evaluating the talks.“We hope they prove successful, but it is too early, and premature, to ...
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‘I seek a kind person’: the Guardian ad that saved my Jewish father from the Nazis

In 1938, there was a surge of classified ads in this newspaper as parents – including my grandparents – scrambled to get their children out of the Reich. What became of the families?On Wednesday 3 August 1938, a short advertisement appeared on the second page of the Manchester Guardian, under the title “Tuition”.“I seek a kind person who will educate my intelligent Boy, aged 11, Viennese of good family,” the advert said, under the name Borger, giving the address of an apartment on Hintzerstrasse...
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Tracking down the tiniest of forces: How T cells detect invaders

What happens on a molecular level, when our immune system detects antigens? Scientists in Vienna have found out, how T cells exert tiny forces on antigens. Bonds between T cells and antigen presenting cells break, and this behaviour tells the T cell whether or not it has found the right antigen.
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Biden is getting closer to a deal with Iran, and Democrats in Congress need to get with the program

President Joe Biden in the House Chamber alongside Rep. Maxine Waters and Sen. Bernie Sanders after his joint address to Congress. Melina Mara/Pool/AFP via Getty Images Biden has a narrow window of opportunity to prevent a new nuclear crisis with Iran. To restore the 2015 nuclear deal, Biden needs Congress' support, including that of hawkish Democrats. Thomas M. Countryman is chairman of the Arms Control Association and a former assistant secretary of state for international security a...
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Wall Street legend Jim O'Shaughnessy talks Bitcoin, the psychology of stocks, and what young people should know about investing

Jim O'Shaughnessy. David Cooper/Toronto Star via Getty Images Jim O'Shaughnessy is a Wall Street legend and the founder and CIO of O'Shaughnessy Asset Management. In March, O'Shaughnessy participated in an hour-long live Q&A with readers of The Profile. In the Q&A, O'Shaughnessy talks investing, timing the stock market, and avoiding blind spots. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jim O'Shaughnessy is a Wall Street legend and the founder, chairman, an...
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How acidic are atoms?

How acidic is a surface? Up until now, only average values could be determined. But in order to understand the chemical behavior of a surface, it is important to know how individual atoms in the surface might react. A new microscopy technique developed in Vienna can now answer this question.
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Parties to Iran Nuclear Talks to Speed up Efforts for Iranian, U.S. Compliance

VIENNA (Reuters) -The parties negotiating a revival of the Iran nuclear deal agreed on Tuesday to speed up efforts to bring the United States and...
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Parties to Iran Talks Agree to Expedite Efforts for U.S-Iran Compliance - Russia

VIENNA (Reuters) - The parties negotiating a revival of the Iran nuclear deal agreed on Tuesday to speed up efforts to bring the United States and...
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Vienna Easing Lockdown Cautiously, With Swipe at Government Plans

VIENNA (Reuters) - Vienna will cautiously loosen its coronavirus lockdown next week a month after it was introduced, its left-wing mayor said on...
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Iran Wants Nationals Freed From US Jails Amid Nuclear Talks

Iran says it's seeking the release of all Iranian prisoners held in the U.S. amid talks in Vienna meant to bring Washington back into the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.
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Iran Nuclear Talks Resume in Vienna Amid New Complications

World powers are set to resume high level talks in Vienna focused on bringing the United States back into the nuclear deal with Iran, in their first session since comments surfaced from the Iranian foreign minister alleging that Russia was trying to scupper the pact.
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Austria: Anti-Semitic crimes hit record high in 2020. The Jewish Community of Vienna has found that right-wing ideology played a...

The Jewish Community of Vienna has found that right-wing ideology played a significant role behind Austria's anti-Semitic attacks.
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Austrian Anti-Semitism Incidents Hit Record in 2020, Report Says

VIENNA (Reuters) - Anti-Semitism incidents in Austria rose last year to the highest level since the Jewish community's official records began 19...
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EU Says Iran Talks in Vienna to Resume on Tuesday

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union said on Monday that talks in Vienna aimed at reviving the Iran nuclear accord will resume on Tuesday,...
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Christa Ludwig, Mezzo-Soprano, 93

Ludwig was most prominently associated with the Vienna State Opera and the Salzburg Festival, but she also sang at the Met. She “rose from straitened origins in a shattered wartime Germany to the height of the singing world, aided by a sense of discipline instilled by her strong-willed mother — her only real teacher and a constant presence throughout her career. … Onstage, Ms. Ludwig brought a striking combination of acting ability, charisma and vocal beauty. Her voice had range and power, a se...
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When the cameras aren’t around

It was bone dry this winter and spring has been no better. We know what that means for California: a trailer dragging a chain, a lightning strike, a downed power line, or a carelessly tossed cigarette and the next thing we know half the state will be in flames. All that fuel just needs one little spark. That’s what happened when Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin murdered George Floyd in full view of the world: Spark met fuel and cities burned from New York to Santa Monica. Our history is ...
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3D Print 18,000 Famous Sculptures, Statues & Artworks: Rodin’s Thinker, Michelangelo’s David & More

To recent news stories about 3D printed guns, prosthetics, and homes, you can add Scan the World’s push to create “an ecosystem of 3D printable objects of cultural significance.” Items that took the ancients untold hours to sculpt from marble and stone can be reproduced in considerably less time, provided you’ve got the technology and the know-how to use it. Since we last wrote about this free, open source initiative in 2017, Scan the World has added Google Arts and Culture to the many cult...
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Iran Cuts Number of Centrifuges Enriching Uranium to 60% Purity: IAEA Report

VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran has reduced the number of centrifuges enriching uranium to up to 60% purity at an above-ground plant at Natanz to one...
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9 investors, execs and founders discuss Zagreb’s startup potential

Startups may not spring to mind when speaking about the beautiful country of Croatia. Indeed, the country is most popular as a tourist destination, and given that tourism accounted for about 20% of its GDP in 2018, to an extent, its pre-pandemic focus was mostly on growing its share of the international tourism market. But Croatia’s entrepreneurs haven’t been quiet: Startups like Infobip and Rimac are significant local hero businesses now, and the region can boast of high-quality talent in the t...
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Iran Adds Advanced Machines at Underground Enrichment Plant: IAEA Report

VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran has installed extra advanced centrifuges at its underground uranium enrichment plant at Natanz and plans to add even more,...
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Iran sets trial dates for dual nationals before nuclear deal talks in Vienna

Trials coincide with Iran announcing desire for ‘all for all’ simultaneous prisoner exchanges with westIran has set trial dates for two dual nationals, one British-Iranian and the other German-Iranian, in cases that may increase the pressure before the next stage of talks on the future of the Iran nuclear deal in Vienna.The news of the trials set for next Wednesday comes as the lead Iranian foreign ministry spokesman, Saeed Khatibzadeh, said at a Clubhouse event on Tuesday that Iran wants a big ...
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U.S. Says Iran Talks in Vienna Have Been Positive, but Long Road Ahead

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Talks between Iran and world powers in Vienna to save a 2015 nuclear accord have been positive, but a long road remains...
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Even #SaudiArabia and #Iran may be thinking peace now | Financial Times

Even Saudi Arabia and Iran may be thinking peace now | Financial Times The measured presence of Joe Biden in the White House, vacated gracelessly by the geopolitical arsonist Donald Trump, may be having a mildly calming effect on the Middle East, the most reliably combustible region in the world and perennial provider of what the US has come to think of as “forever wars”.  A US delegation, headed by Robert Malley, the special envoy for Iran, is trying to resurrect the 2015 nuclear a...
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