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Palestinians Bombed in the Gaza Strip

An Israeli air strike on a vehicle killed two fighters and left two other men seriously wounded on a transited Gaza street. The men were identified as Issam Al-Batish and Sobhi Al-Batish. Local reports revealed that an Israeli drone shoot a rocket at the car. Afterwards an...
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The composer of “La Pollera Colora” passed away

Wilson Choperena, the Colombian composer who created the famous song “La Pollera Colora” died Tuesday at the Juan N. Corpas clinic in Bogota. The author of over 70 songs was hospitalized for a month before his death. The musician, who suffered from Parkinson’s...
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Dreaming is Effective Against Traumatic Memories

United States scientists discovered that sleeping helps the brain process strong emotional experiences associated with traumatic memories. Investigators from the California University in Berkeley found out that the chemicals that produce stress “turn off” during sleeping hours....
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E! News Anchor, Giuliana Rancic, Fights To Overcome Breast Cancer

On October 17th, the E! News and Style Network host Giuliana Rancic, 36, announced on NBC’s Todayshow that she suffered from breast cancer. Doctors discovered a tumor during a mammogram as Giuliana was undergoing another round of in-vitro fertilization in her third attempt...
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Patricio Pazmino was linked to the National Brewery Case

The Ecuadorian Attorney General’s Office opened a new stage of preliminary investigation against Patricio Pazmiño, president of the Constitutional Court (CC); Arturo Larrea, former secretary of the agency; Alfredo Larrea, National Brewery attorney and Roberto Jarrin, legal...
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High Record of Journalists in Prison

179 journalists were imprisoned worldwide in 2011. According to the report of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) published today, this is the highest number of journalists imprisoned in the last 15 years in Iran, Eritrea and China. The non-governmental association in New...
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Assembly Majority Against Lifting Immunity from Lara

This afternoon, National Assembly refused to lift the parliamentary immunity of Assembly Galo Lara and did not authorize the initiation of the criminal case against the legislator, against the application filed by Ximena Ponce, Minister of Economic and Social Inclusion. Of the...
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BID Made Loan for Microcredit Program

Yesterday the Inter-American Bank of Development (BID by its Spanish acronym) authorized a loan of $ 50 million to strengthen the microcredit programs in Ecuador. The National Program of Popular Finances, Entrepreneurship and Solidarity Economy (Pnfpees by its Spanish acronym)...
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Twitter’s Redesign Will Make it Easier to Use

Twitter users will notice some changes in the next few weeks. The company has redesigned its site with the intention to make it simpler, faster and more personal. The micro blogging network’s redesign is an attempt to “bridge the gap between the awareness of Twitter and the...
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