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June 20, 2000 | Associated Press
Six locations popular as tax havens with Americans and Europeans have promised to end within five years the practices that gave them that reputation.
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June 20, 2000 | Associated Press
Six locations popular as tax havens with Americans and Europeans have promised to end within five years the practices that gave them that reputation.
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NEWS
March 26, 1990 | Reuters
The winds of change sweeping Eastern Europe have finally reached the world's smallest republic, whose Communists--1,100 of them--are preparing to change the name and politics of their party. The Communist Party of the Republic of San Marino, believed to be the world's smallest legally recognized Marxist grouping, will discard its name and its red star, hammer and sickle logo at a party congress next month.
NEWS
March 26, 1990 | Reuters
The winds of change sweeping Eastern Europe have finally reached the world's smallest republic, whose Communists--1,100 of them--are preparing to change the name and politics of their party. The Communist Party of the Republic of San Marino, believed to be the world's smallest legally recognized Marxist grouping, will discard its name and its red star, hammer and sickle logo at a party congress next month.
TRAVEL
March 22, 1992
Denise Hamilton's Times Shopper article ("Moscow's Toy Makers Fashion Political Satire," March 8) regarding matroshka nesting dolls from Moscow was interesting. Perhaps other collectors would like to know they are available, and for less expense, at J.C. Penney in Anchorage and souvenir shops in San Marino, Italy. PAT HAMMER Manhattan Beach
SPORTS
August 15, 1993 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Third-seeded Stefan Edberg of Sweden rallied to defeat top-ranked Pete Sampras, 6-7 (3-7), 7-5, 7-6 (7-5), to advance to the final of the $1.65-million ATP Championships in Cincinnati. Edberg will face Michael Chang, who fought off heat-induced nausea and outlasted Andre Agassi, 7-5, 1-6, 7-5, in the other semifinal Saturday. Sampras, who had 25 aces in the match, used his powerful serve to win the first set, but his first-serve percentage fell and Edberg bounced back.
SPORTS
August 16, 1993 | From Associated Press
Michael Chang rebounded from being shut out in the second set and defeated Stefan Edberg, 7-5, 0-6, 6-4, Sunday to gain the Assn. of Tennis Professionals Championship at Mason, Ohio. "I was thinking that although the first set was so close, in the second set he was just controlling everything and I had to change things around," said Chang, whose victory moved him up two spots to seventh in the ATP Tour rankings.
BUSINESS
April 21, 1997 | MARY PURPURA and PAOLO PONTONIERE, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
For years now, the popularity of computers and the Internet and other computer networks has fueled speculation about the future of the printed word. Pundits ponder whether newspapers, magazines and books as we know them can survive beside their online counterparts.
SPORTS
June 18, 1988 | SHAV GLICK, Times Staff Writer
Long Beach dropped it--too expensive. Las Vegas dropped it after a couple of years--not exciting enough. Dallas, Riverside and Sebring tried it once but gave it up. So what is Detroit doing with the only Formula One grand prix in the United States? The answer is simple. Detroit wants to glamorize its downtown image--and it doesn't seem to care how much money it takes. "We're not in the racing business to make money," said Robert McCabe, president of the Detroit Renaissance Grand Prix, Inc.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 27, 1989 | Cecilia Rasmussen, Times Researcher
Los Angeles was the first city in the county to incorporate--in 1850--with Diamond Bar trailing 139 years later, to become the 86th city earlier this year. Here is how each community was named and the date of its incorporation. Lancaster (1977)--Founded in 1876 by M. L. Wicks of Aberdeen, Miss., and named by officials of the Southern Pacific Railway, presumably for Lancaster, Pa.
NEWS
January 31, 1993 | DOUG SMITH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When we talked about it in the light of hindsight, our writing group agreed on two points: Our leader had remained fairly much a mystery to us, despite a 10-year association; and we could imagine him stepping in front of a speeding car. Stanley Kurnik was a 19th-Century romantic and, long before we met him, he had given his life to art and literature, damning the consequences of being without a vocation.
NEWS
July 11, 2004 | Mort Rosenblum, Associated Press Writer
Prince Rainier III, who reshaped this Riviera backwater into a sparkling hide-out for the rich, is 81 and ailing. And some wonder whether after his reign ends, medieval-modern Monaco's fate will be to melt away into neighboring France. Such talk, heresy to most Monegasques, is uttered only in hushed tones, and no crisis is necessarily imminent. The line of succession, on which Monaco's independence hangs, is assured through Albert, Rainier's popular 46-year-old bachelor son.
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