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.
January 5, 1993 |
Katarina Witt, 27, who won gold medals at the 1984 and '88 Winter Olympics, said she hopes to make a comeback in the 1994 Games at Lillehammer, Norway. Since retiring from amateur competition in 1988, Witt has skated in professional shows and worked as a television commentator for CBS at the 1992 Winter Games in Albertville, France. "It's not like I didn't do anything for 10 years and chose a new profession," she said in Frankfurt, Germany. "I've been on the ice a lot. I'm not an outsider."