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Tina Turner arrives for the Giorgio Armani fashion show held in Beijing, May 31, 2012. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)

Tina Turner marries longtime beau in Switzerland

GENEVA (AP) — Legendary singer Tina Turner has married her longtime German beau, Erwin Bach, in a Swiss civil ceremony, a local mayor said Thursday. The 73-year-old singer tied the knot at the registry office […]

07/18/2013

Baselworld, World Watch and Jewellery Show. (AP Photo)

Watch makers focus on luxury

BASEL, Switzerland (AP) — In an age when most people carry smartphones that can tell the time — on top of hundreds of other applications — watch makers are increasingly focused on selling their goods as luxury items.

04/24/2013

Nestle Purina

Purina taking some jerky dog treats off market

NEW YORK (AP) — Nestle Purina PetCare is taking Waggin’ Train and Canyon Creek Ranch brand dog treats off the market because the products may contain trace amounts of a poultry antibiotic that isn’t approved in the U.S.

01/09/2013

UBS slashes business in turnaround bid

GENEVA (AP) – Scarred by scandals and losses, Swiss bank UBS unveiled Tuesday a plan to overhaul its global operations that will see it cut thousands of jobs as it drops risky trading activities and […]

10/30/2012

Hundred-year-old cyclist rides 100 km

LYON, France (AP) – French cyclist Robert Marchand has ridden 100 kilometers (62 miles) in 4 hours, 17 minutes and 27 seconds. Doesn’t sound fast? Consider this: Marchand is 100 years old. Setting off on […]

09/28/2012

US men, defending champs, lose in beach volleyball

(AP) – Defending beach volleyball gold medalists Todd Rogers and Phil Dalhausser of the United States were knocked out of the Olympics on Friday by Italy. The Americans were among the favorites to win another […]

08/03/2012

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