Budapest - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Budapest George A. Olah, who won Nobel Prize in chemistry, dies at 89 LOS ANGELES (AP) — George A. Olah, whose work won a Nobel Prize in chemistry and paved the way for more effective oil refining and ways of producing less polluting forms of gasoline, has died at age 89. Olah died Wednesday at his Beverly Hills home, according to the University of Southern California's Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute, of which he was ... Fri, 10 Mar 2017 01:17:00 GMT 2017-03-10T01:17:00Z Hungary: Group which led Olympic bid retreat enters politics BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Momentum Movement, a new group in Hungary whose push for a referendum made Budapest withdraw its bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games, said Sunday it has become a political party. Over 140 party members voted unanimously at a general meeting on Saturday in favor of the decision and party officials will launch the legal registrat... Sun, 05 Mar 2017 12:51:00 GMT 2017-03-05T12:51:00Z Budapest assembly passes motion to withdraw 2024 Olympic bid BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Budapest's assembly approved a motion Wednesday to withdraw the city's bid for the 2024 Olympics. The decision leaves Los Angeles and Paris as the only remaining candidates. The International Olympic Committee will choose the host city in September. Budapest's decision to withdraw came after a new political grou... Wed, 01 Mar 2017 12:59:00 GMT 2017-03-01T12:59:00Z Bach: Olympic bid process needs to change; 'too many losers' LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Signaling a potential radical change in the way Olympic host cities are chosen, IOC President Thomas Bach wants to revise the bidding process because it "produces too many losers." He wouldn't rule out the possibility of awarding two games at the same time. Bach's comments came on Thursday, the same day the IOC executive board... Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:36:00 GMT 2016-12-08T21:36:00Z