Terrorism fears cut hope for Stockholm's Olympics bid

STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AP) - A week before the 2004 Olympics site is chosen, Stockholm's hopes of winning are being overshadowed by...president speculated the troubles could help Stockholm's bid in the end. A shadowy extremist group...

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Hewitt stunned in Stockholm by Sluiter

STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- Lleyton Hewitt was stunned 6-3, 6-3 by Raemon Sluiter in the Stockholm Open's second round Wednesday, when three...Andre Agassi by just 43 points going into the Stockholm Open. In Russia, Agassi won his opening...

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Rios advances to Stockholm semifinals

STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- Chile's Marcelos Rios advanced to the semifinals of the Stockholm Open by defeating Swedish qualifier Andreas Vinciguerra 6-3, 7-6 (3) Friday. Rios, the highest seed left in the tournament at No. 6, was supported...

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Europe helps Electrolux return to profit in Q2

...returned to profit in the second quarter of the year on a combination of strong demand in western Europe and cost savings.The Stockholm-based company posted a net profit of 608 million kronor ($71.3 million), against a loss of 92 million kronor a year...

IOC faces stark differences in Olympic host hopefuls

...for hosting major winter sports events. But they were the only ones left after four European cities ? including Oslo and Stockholm ? pulled out for political or financial reasons.Beijing, which played host to the 2008 Olympics and is seeking to becomethe...

Olympics are returning to Beijing in 2022 - this time in winter

...bid race opened two years ago. But they were the only two candidates left after four European cities - including Oslo and Stockholm - pulled out for political or financial reasons.The contest was a study in contrasts between the world's most populous...

Property Transfers

...Drive, Lot 16, Block L, Mount Vernon; Section I, 3631 Elliott Blvd., Lot 3, Block C, Salem; Section II-C, 3703 Stockholm Drive, Lot 9, Block J, McDuffie Woods; Section V, 3726 Concord Drive, Lot 17, Block S, Mount Vernon; Lot, 4204 James...

Spotify gets $526 million in new funding as Apple enters streaming market

...of the financing round, the privately held streaming service received a $115 million investment from the publicly traded Stockholm-based telecom firm TeliaSonera.Apple on Monday unveiled its long-anticipated Apple Music app, which includes a $10-a-month...

H&M eyes further expansion in US, China

STOCKHOLM - Fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz AB said Thursday it plans to expand its business over the coming year by increasing online...

Electrolux posts net loss in second quarter

STOCKHOLM - Swedish home appliance maker Electrolux says improved demand in Europe and the United States boosted the company's second-quarter...