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After landing in Geneva on Monday, the pilot who reportedly took over control of the Rome-bound Ethiopian Airlines jet used a rope to climb down from the cockpit. He then went to authorities and asked for asylum. Richard Juilliart/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Members of the Swiss trade union Unia, supporting a referendum to limit the pay of executives to 12 times that of a company's lowest-paid employee, demonstrate in Zurich in August. Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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As Inequality Grows, Swiss To Vote On Curbing Executive Pay

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The center for asylum-seekers in Bremgarten, Switzerland. There is controversy over rules in the town that would keep asylum-seekers away from public places. Alesxandra Wey/EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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Minnesota Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann and her husband, Marcus, recite the Pledge of Allegiance before announcing her candidacy for president last June in Waterloo, Iowa. Steve Pope/Getty Images hide caption

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Switzerland: Too Strong For Its Own Good

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