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DAVOS DIARY: Train, not plane means scenery, carbon cutting

May. 22, 2022 08:39 AM EDT

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — If you’re coming to Davos this year, try to take the train instead of flying, organizers of the World Economic Forum said. So I did. That meant a 12-hour journey from London to the exclusive gathering in the Swiss Alps, which I'm helping...

EA Sports and FIFA end partnership, both eye new video games

May. 10, 2022 15:59 PM EDT

ZURICH (AP) — Electronic Arts will stop making its hugely successful FIFA video game in its current name, marking a split in one of soccer’s most successful and lucrative partnerships after the sides failed to strike a new licensing deal. Instead, the California company said...

Zurich Ring Cycle focuses on dysfunctional family of gods

May. 02, 2022 17:48 PM EDT

ZURICH (AP) — Wotan beckoned the other gods to join him in walking to Valhalla, their new home acquired at a high and painful price. Instead of following, they shot him looks of contempt and allowed him to enter on his own. Andreas Homoki’s production of Richard Wagner’s “Das...

Sick mine workers allege insurer delaying medical payments

Mar. 21, 2022 16:57 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Attorneys for Montana mine workers sickened and killed by toxic asbestos exposure filed a lawsuit against Zurich American Insurance on Monday for allegedly stalling legal settlements and medical payments after transferring the workers' claims to investors...