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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Austria’

Kim Kardashian Speaks Out on Racism and Discrimination

Kim Kardashian spoke out on racism and discrimination on her personal blog back in May. In an entry titled “On My Mind,” the television and social media star said motherhood has changed her perspective on the subject: “To be honest, before I had North, I never really gave racism or discrimination a lot of thought. It is obviously a topic …

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Judo Champ Assault: Peter Seisenbacher Under Investigation For Sex Crimes

Austria‚Äôs Peter Seisenbacher, one of the best judo practitioners, is under investigation for purportedly sexually assaulting four of his minor pupils that he coached back in the 2000s. On Wednesday, the Vienna state prosecution confirmed the reports about the Olympic gold medalist. They said that the investigation on Seisenbacher started last year when the four pupils filed sexual assault charges …

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Netflix To Launch In Six New Countries

Netflix announced on Wednesday that it is readying launches in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Belgium, and Luxembourg. We’ve heard about Netflix’s efforts to secure the further expansion of its European operations, and now it’s coming to fruition. Netflix is already available in the UK and Ireland, Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, and the Netherlands. The company did not give actual launch …

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Eurovision Song Contest Winner Controversy

Conchita Wurst of Austria won the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday with her song “Rise Like a Phoenix” — while sporting a dress and full beard. The Eurovision Song Contest is an annual competition between European countries, always held in the previous year’s winner’s home country. This year’s contest, held in Copenhagen, marked the 59th contest since its inception in …

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Lindsey Vonn Suffers Setback with Injured Knee

World Cup alpine ski racer Lindsey Vonn suffered another setback on Saturday when she competed at the Alpine World Cup event in Val d’ Isere, France. Vonn said her injured right knee caused her to miss a gate and veer off course in a downhill at the event. “Unfortunately I have no (anterior cruciate ligament) and it gave out on …

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Hitler Bell Brings Criticism To Austrian Government

Wolfpassing, Austria is a sleepy, historic town that lies about sixty miles east of Vienna. At first glance, the place is beautiful, but not worth much note; until, of course, you discover that the town castle features a bell celebrating Hitler and his Nazi regime. Somehow, this delightful antique escaped notice for nearly eighty years, and even tolled each hour …

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Google Play Music Hits Five New Countries

Google announced this morning that Google Play Music is launching in five new European countries: Austria, Belgium, Ireland, Luxembourg and Portugal. “Music first launched on Google Play in Europe in November 2012, and the fast rollout to more countries today is due to the multi-territorial licensing process, as recommended by the European Commission last year,” explains Google Play head of …

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3D Printers Make This Stylish Watch A Reality

Watches are amazing. For centuries, the watch has been the go-to fashion statement for men and women. It’s a stylish way to accentuate a wrist while the make and model allows you to flaunt your status. Now you can make your own stylish watch with a 3D printer. Of course, your watch might not turn out quite as awesome as …

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Denise Rich, Acclaimed Songwriter, Renounces US Citizenship

Denise Rich, the Grammy Award-nominated songwriter who was once married to infamous tax evader Marc Rich, has officially become a citizen of Austria, according to FOX News. Rich’s name appeared on a quarterly list of individuals who have renounced their United States citizenship, a fact which was confirmed by the songstress’ representative. “In order to be closer to her longtime …

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