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June 15, 1990 | Reuters
The West German city of Hanover has won an 18-month campaign to stage World Expo 2000, officials said Thursday. Jacques Rolland, president of the International Exhibitions Office, told reporters that Hanover received one more vote than Toronto. The Italian government this week withdrew the candidacy of Venice after a worldwide outcry from art lovers who said it would deal a death blow to the historic canal city.
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June 15, 1990 | Reuters
The West German city of Hanover has won an 18-month campaign to stage World Expo 2000, officials said Thursday. Jacques Rolland, president of the International Exhibitions Office, told reporters that Hanover received one more vote than Toronto. The Italian government this week withdrew the candidacy of Venice after a worldwide outcry from art lovers who said it would deal a death blow to the historic canal city.
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April 2, 1987 | United Press International
A Norwegian commuter plane crashed and exploded shortly before its scheduled landing in southern Norway today, killing the eight passengers and crew of two aboard, police said. The twin-engine Beech 90, flying Norwegians from Hanover, West Germany, crashed at about 5:30 p.m. five miles from its destination, Skien Airport. The cause of the crash is under investigation.
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June 12, 1990
The Paris-based International Exhibition Bureau is scheduled to decide Thursday on the site of the Expo 2000 world's fair, and lovers of Venice around the globe are waiting for its verdict with bated breath. Italian Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti says that hosting the event would give his government the chance to inject new life in Venice's economy and to launch long-term projects to protect its artistic heritage.
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July 3, 1989
A car bomb exploded in a housing area at a British military base in Hanover, West Germany, killing a soldier and injuring his wife and four children, officials said. There was no claim of responsibility for the attack, but officials suspect the outlawed Irish Republican Army, which is fighting to end British rule in Northern Ireland. The bomb went off as the man opened the door of the car while his family waited to get in, police said.
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January 4, 1986 | From Associated Press
Herbert von Karajan, the famed music director of the Berlin Philharmonic, has been flown to the United States for medical treatment, the orchestra's general manager said Friday. Manager Wolfgang Stresemann declined to give any details and would not say where in the United States Karajan was. The Vienna Philharmonic announced the cancellation of the orchestra's two concerts under Karajan's baton scheduled for Jan. 11 and 12. Karajan, 77, has suffered back ailments in recent years.
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October 10, 1985 | MICHAEL SEILER, Times Staff Writer
Yul Brynner, who with shaved head and regally haughty presence played and replayed the starring role in "The King and I" for more than 30 years, died early today in a New York Hospital. He was 65. With him when he died at 1 a.m. at the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center were his wife, Kathy Lee, and his four children, said Josh Ellis, the actor's spokesman. "He died of multiple complications that came as a result of what was originally cancer," Ellis said. "He faced death with a dignity and strength that astounded his doctors.
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April 21, 1988 | United Press International
Researchers at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory said a hacker gained unauthorized access to scientific and military computers in 1986-87, and they at first thought he must be a student at the nearby University of California. Lawrence officials detailed their nearly one-year search for the hacker this week after news of his exploits was published in Quick, a West German magazine. Officials said they do not know the hacker's identity although they believe he is based in Hanover, West Germany.
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June 13, 1990 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Surrendering to an angry opposition that ranged from international environmentalists and art lovers to hometown politicians and gondoliers, the Italian government Tuesday formally withdrew Venice's candidacy as site of a world's fair in the year 2000.
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June 6, 1990 | From Reuters
Italy said Tuesday it will not withdraw its controversial bid for Venice to host Expo 2000, but he added that much of the world's fair will be held outside the historic center. Prime Minister Giulio Andreotti told Parliament that, if the Paris-based International Exhibition Bureau chose Venice, the fair would be centered on the mainland cities of Marghera and Mestre and other parts of the Veneto region.
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