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Giacometti art trove at center of Franco-Swiss legal tussle

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  • Jul 05, 2016
ZURICH A rich trove of drawings by Alberto Giacometti and photographs of the renowned sculptor and artist has been lying in sealed storage cartons in a Swiss museum for more than two years due to a legal dispute over their rightful ownership.Swiss pros...
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Adidas in close contact with IAAF, FIFA after scandals

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  • Mar 03, 2016
BERLIN German sportswear company Adidas has not pulled its sponsorship of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), but is monitoring how the body deals with its doping scandal, its chief executive said."IAAF knows exactly where we...
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Japan to resume whaling in the Antarctic despite IWC ruling

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  • Nov 28, 2015
TOKYO Japan has decided to resume whaling in the Antarctic Ocean by the end of March after a hiatus since last year, a move likely to prompt international outrage.The International Court of Justice ruled in March last year that Japan's decades-old whal...
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Better in or out? England's former fishing hub faces EU dilemma

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  • Nov 29, 2015
GRIMSBY, England The European Union is not an abstract concept in Grimsby, an English port where many blame EU fishing quotas for destroying livelihoods, but views on whether Britain should quit the club are more nuanced than the decaying fish docks s...
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Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

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  • Dec 18, 2015
Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...
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Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

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  • Mar 14, 2016
Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...
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Christie's fetes 250 years in business with major British art sale

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  • May 06, 2016
LONDON From Joshua Reynolds to Lucian Freud, works spanning several centuries of British art will go under the hammer as part of a sale celebrating 250 years since auction house Christie's was founded. The highlights are three major works, led by "Ib a...
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Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

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  • Mar 06, 2016
Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...
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Williams' bid for ninth Miami title ends

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  • Mar 29, 2016
MIAMI Serena Williams' bid for a ninth Miami Open title came to a shock end when the world number one was beaten 6-7(3) 6-1 6-2 in the fourth round by 15th-seeded Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova on Monday.The loss on the Miami hardcourts was the first sinc...
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Paris Pinacotheque museum closes as visitor numbers drop post attacks

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  • Feb 14, 2016
PARIS The Paris Pinacotheque, one of France's rare privately owned art museums, will close on Monday as visitor numbers have plunged following the November shootings in Paris. The Pinacotheque, which has been under court receivership for three months, ...
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