Wingsuit fliers knew they were cheating death

...where he posted a photo of himself leaping from a cliff in Switzerland in 2009 and transforming "dying into flying.""I'm...completing the longest BASE jump, from the Eiger North Face in Switzerland, by staying in flight in a wingsuit for 2 minutes and 50...
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US, Czechs, Russia make quarterfinals at hockey worlds

...maintained a perfect record by trashing Switzerland 7-2 to clinch first place in its group...Trachsler and Damien Brunner scored for Switzerland.Canada tops Group A with 18 game to go in the group stage. Switzerland has nine in fourth.In Group B in Ostrava...
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Ketchikan resident accepts grandfather's WWII medal

...Eduard Schulte's granddaughter, was about 3 years old when her parents, her father German and her mother American, left Switzerland bound for the United States."I didn't see him after that, but my father would always talk about how his father hated...
World Cup 3v3 soccer champions

...Dusenberry, Benjamin Goldstein and Mya Pecson; RUSSIA - Riley Duncan, Megan Miller, Tommy Pearson and Florian Wade; SWITZERLAND - Antone Araujo, Joseph Aline, Calvin Knapp and Will Robinson; URUGUAY - Eli Crupi, Kyle Dusenberry, Tatum Gende and...
Writers Weir: Ten years, memoir

...trips I stopped off in Paris for a week. I walked the streets of Paris to honor my Huguenot ancestors who had escaped to Switzerland in the face of religious persecution. I took a train to Rouen to see where my childhood heroine, Joan of Arc, had been...
Kerry, Iran FM hold nuke talks in NY

...know what the final 'deal' looks like," Steel said.Kerry and Zarif reconvened after their marathon negotiations in Switzerland with several questions outstanding. Particularly problematic for President Barack Obama and his team are how quickly sanctions...
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Juneau Jazz & Classics Festival begins Friday

...ensemble-playing," according to the New York Concert Review.Recent honors: Gianni Bergamo Classical Music Award 2012, Switzerland. WindSyncMembers and instruments: Garrett Hudson, flute; Erin Tsai, oboe; Jack Marquardt, clarinet; Tracy Jacobson...
Death toll tops 4,000 in Nepal team was due to arrive Tuesday, he said.Medical and rescue teams from Russia, Japan, France, Switzerland and Singapore were expected in Kathmandu over the coming days, the Nepal army said."We are appealing for tents, dry...
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Sports On TV for Friday and Saturday, April 24-25

...conference quarterfinals, game 5, Pittsburgh at N.Y. Rangers5:30 p.m., NBCSN - Playoffs, conference quarterfinals, game 5, Minnesota at St. LouisSOCCER2 a.m., FS1 - UEFA Champions League, semifinals draw, at Nyon, Switzerland
Today In Sports History for Wednesday, Feb. 18

...medal in ice hockey at the Winter Olympics in St. Moritz, Switzerland. Canada, represented by the 1926 Toronto University team...round, the Canadians beat Sweden 11-0, Britain 14-0 and Switzerland 13-0.1955 - Bernie Geoffrion of the Montreal Canadiens...


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