FIFA has cleared five men as candidates to lead the organization. The world soccer body says all five passed a thorough 'integrity check.' But all of them are also tainted by their past associations with an organization saddled by years of corruption allegations.
While Washington debates what to do about guns, some gun advocates are looking abroad for inspiration, to Switzerland. They say the Swiss have high gun ownership rates, low crime, and lots of freedom. But some Swiss reject the comparison.
With major natural disasters coming more often, the insurance industry is looking at how it needs to change its rates and formulas account for this new volatility. It's just one more reflection of changing climates.
For decades, unpublished papers by the Jewish Czech writer, Franz Kafka, have been hidden away in safety deposit boxes in Zurich, Switzerland and Tel Aviv, Israel. Israel's supreme court recently ordered that the boxes be opened.
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