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October 25, 1999 | Associated Press
The nationalist Swiss People's Party, which attacked its coalition partners for welcoming Kosovo refugees and edging closer to the European Union, emerged as the big winner Sunday in Swiss parliamentary elections. Initial television projections showed stunning gains for the People's Party, which was likely to remain the junior partner in Switzerland's governing coalition while winning 14 new seats in the 200-member lower house of parliament, for a total of 44.
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May 12, 2001 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A diplomat's spouse can be a vital asset. But the Swiss ambassador to Germany has lately discovered that the value of the American beauty queen he married two years ago is as volatile as a dot-com stock in a bear market. Thomas Borer barely escaped formal recall to Bern ahead of Friday's gala opening of the newly renovated Swiss Embassy here after his wife, Shawne Fielding, was featured in a provocative photo spread in the latest issue of the German magazine Max.
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May 12, 2001 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A diplomat's spouse can be a vital asset. But the Swiss ambassador to Germany has lately discovered that the value of the American beauty queen he married two years ago is as volatile as a dot-com stock in a bear market. Thomas Borer barely escaped formal recall to Bern ahead of Friday's gala opening of the newly renovated Swiss Embassy here after his wife, Shawne Fielding, was featured in a provocative photo spread in the latest issue of the German magazine Max.
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October 25, 1999 | Associated Press
The nationalist Swiss People's Party, which attacked its coalition partners for welcoming Kosovo refugees and edging closer to the European Union, emerged as the big winner Sunday in Swiss parliamentary elections. Initial television projections showed stunning gains for the People's Party, which was likely to remain the junior partner in Switzerland's governing coalition while winning 14 new seats in the 200-member lower house of parliament, for a total of 44.
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July 6, 1988 | HOWARD ROSENBERG
It was Monday morning, the day after the U.S. warship Vincennes shot down an Iranian jetliner with 290 passengers and crew in a Persian Gulf incident of potential global scale. And sportscaster Jim Lampley was covering it. Lampley, who had been covering the Wimbledon tennis tournament in London, was in New York substituting for Harry Smith, co-hosting "CBS This Morning" with Kathleen Sullivan and getting his share of interviews on this complex and volatile story.
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December 2, 1993 | MAX JACOBSON, Max Jacobson is a free-lance writer who reviews restaurants weekly for The Times Orange County Edition.
It was innovative--even daring--of the folks at the Doubletree Hotel in Orange to redo the menu at Dover's and change the name of the restaurant to Nostrum Mare. That doesn't mean it was a bright idea. Hotel restaurants have to please a broad spectrum of guests, but this concept, ambitious to a fault, is probably more than any one kitchen can be expected to handle.
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