December 6, 1990 |
The Boston Symphony Orchestra will tour the United States next spring and perform in Europe late in the summer, conductor Seiji Ozawa said Wednesday. The U.S. tour, scheduled for April 22-May 3, will be the orchestra's first transcontinental tour since 1981. The U.S. tour will include performances in Pittsburgh, Toronto, Chicago, New York, Cleveland, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Tempe, Ariz. The European tour, running from Aug. 24 to Sept.
November 2, 1990 |
The Frenchman who ousted U.S. Open champion Pete Sampras from the Paris Open indoor championship was knocked out of the $2-million tournament today. Sergi Bruguera of Spain defeated Guillaume Raoux of France, 4-6, 6-1, 6-3, in their quarterfinal match. The Paris Open is the last regular tournament of the ATP Tour where most of the top players will participate. They next will battle in the ATP Tour World Championships Nov. 12-18 in Frankfurt, Germany.
May 21, 2008 |
A 23-year-old German Muslim was convicted in Frankfurt, Germany, and sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison for stabbing a rabbi in the stomach last year. Sajed Aziz was convicted of serious bodily injury in the September attack on Orthodox Jewish Rabbi Zalman Gurevitch on a Frankfurt street. But Judge Klaus Drescher said there was not enough evidence to support the original charge of attempted manslaughter. Aziz admitted he stabbed Gurevitch but called it self-defense, saying the rabbi had grabbed him by the collar.
November 1, 2006 |
A plane leaving a terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport clipped wings with another plane being towed to a hangar. The outbound Lufthansa Boeing 747 clipped the right wing of a Continental Boeing 757, said Russ Halleran, president of the National Air Traffic Controllers Assn. local at the airport. None of the Lufthansa flight's 291 passengers and 17 crew members was injured in the accident, according to Lufthansa spokeswoman Jennifer Urbaniak.
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March 16, 1999
Dental/Medical Diagnostic Systems Inc. of Westlake Village has acquired the assets of two European distribution companies through its wholly owned subsidiary DMDS UK. The assets of Midas Ltd., located in the United Kingdom, were acquired in exchange for 50,000 shares of DMDS common stock. The assets of Ralph Mueller Distributors GmbH, located in Frankfurt, Germany, were acquired in exchange for 100,000 shares of DMDS common stock.
September 20, 1994
Filenet Corp. said Monday that it has received a $4.8-million order, one of the largest in its 12-year history, from Gesellschaft fur Zahlungssysteme mbH, a credit-card processing firm in Frankfurt, Germany. Gesellschaft processes credit card and check transactions in Europe. Filenet sells software to help companies process documents using computers. Filenet will sell computer programs to the German company that are meant to help store records of checks.
January 19, 2004 |
A jet traveling from Frankfurt, Germany, to Atlanta made an emergency landing in Ireland because of a bomb threat, but a search turned up nothing. Delta Airlines Flight 27 landed at Shannon Airport in western Ireland after the crew found a note in a restroom suggesting there could be a bomb aboard, said Siobhan Moore, spokeswoman for airport operating company Aer Rianta. All 132 passengers and 12 crew members were evacuated.
November 13, 1991 |
Andre Agassi began defense of his ATP Tour World Championship title Tuesday night with a 6-3, 7-5 victory over Boris Becker at Frankfurt, Germany. Earlier, top-seeded Jim Courier came from behind to beat Karel Novacek, 6-7 (8-6), 7-5, 6-4. Ivan Lendl routed Guy Forget, 6-2, 6-4. . . . Henri Leconte, Oliver Delaitre and Arnaud Boetsch were named to join Forget on the French team that will face the United States in the Davis Cup final Nov. 29-Dec. 1.