Skier's Fall Into Swiss Alps Crevasse Captured on Video
A French man skiing in the Swiss Alps plummeted into a deep, snowy crevasse recently -- and his scary fall was captured on his helmet camera. "I thought I was going to die," Benjamin Spilthooren said in a translated interview, according to France 2. "My skis are hanging in the emptiness, I see
Chicago College Student Survives 2 Days Lost in the Swiss Alps
A college student from Chicago who was lost for two days in the Swiss Alps described his rescue after getting lost in a snowstorm . Mark Doose said he fell about 114 feet into a ravine while trying to follow ski lift supports down a mountain. In an interview with Eurovision, Doose said he made some
Atwal, Henry atop leaderboard at Zurich Classic
NEW ORLEANS - Chris DiMarco got back on track to move back on top. The Masters' runner-up used four birdies over his initial 10 holes of the rain-delayed third round Saturday to charge to the top of the leaderboard at the $5.5 million Zurich Classic of New Orleans. After rain held up the start of
Vatican's Hilarious Tweet About Argentina-Switzerland Game
And you thought the Vatican didn't have a sense of humor. The Vatican's social communications office tweeted a cartoon of Pope Francis, who is from Argentina, frowning as two rowdy Swiss Guards cheer on Switzerland during today's World Cup game in Brazil. 2014 FIFA World Cup TV Schedule and Results
France, Switzerland Advance From Group E: 2014 FIFA World Cup Live Updates Day 14
Argentina, already through to the knockout round, defeated Nigeria 3-2 today to win Group F on Day 14 of the World Cup . Despite the loss, Nigeria also qualified for the round of 16 after Iran lost 3-1 to already-eliminated Bosnia-Herzegovina. France drew Ecuador 0-0 while Switzerland defeated
Wanted: Outgoing Hermit to Live in Switzerland Cavern
It just might be the easiest job in the world. A Swiss town is searching for an official hermit -- someone to live in a tiny house and indulge curious visitors to the historical hermitage. “Are you an idealistic, religious person who delights in meeting people?” reads a job advertisement for the
Soccer-Greece squad for friendly against Switzerland
ATHENS, March 26 - Greece coach Otto Rehhagel has opted for a strong contingent of foreign-based stars in his squad for a home friendly against Switzerland on Wednesday. The former Bayern Munich boss, who steered the side to the top of their Euro 2004 qualifying group ahead of Spain, took his
Ethiopian Airlines Flight Diverted to Switzerland
A Ethiopian Airlines flight destined for Rome was forced to proceed to Geneva, Switzerland, ABC News has learned. The plane circled repeatedly over Switzerland before landing, online flight patterns show. Flight ET702 departed Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital city, at 12:30 a.m. Monday local time.
Switzerland Questions U.S. Over CIA Drunk Driving Gambit
The Swiss government has formally asked the U.S. for “clarification” on a claim from alleged NSA leaker Edward Snowden that CIA agents in Geneva pushed a banker to drink and drive as part of a dangerous recruitment ploy. Snowden, the man who claims to have...
Drive-in Sex Booths to Open in Zurich
Prostitutes in Zurich will be able to conduct business in drive-in sex booths beginning next year in a move that officials in the Swiss city hope will help make the sex industry safer and more regulated. Earlier this year, voters in Zurich passed a referendum...