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Former French President Condemned for Corruption

The former French president of 79-years-old, Jacques Chirac became the first former president in France to be condemned by justice. The Paris Correctional Court would sentence him to two years in prison, which he will not have to comply under the charges of embezzlement, breach...
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United States Officially Concludes the War in Iraq

Yesterday, December 14, North American soldiers declared the end of their mission in Iraq with a discrete ceremony behind the walls of Bagdad’s airport. The American flag that the soldiers used in Iraq was folded and saved during the 45-minute ceremony. The official withdrawal of...
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Captain America Co-Creator Passes Away

Joe Simon, legendary co-creator of Captain America, the Sandman, the Fly and hundreds more passed away today at age 98. According to a message of his son on Facebook. Simon and Jack Kirby revolutionized the superhero industry. Simon added horror and romance genres to several...
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Golden Globe Nominees Announced

The Golden Globe nominations have been announced. George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Ryan Gosling, Michael Fassbender, Michelle Williams,Charlize Theron, Rooney Mara, Tilda Swinton, Jodie Foster, Kristen Wiig, Viola Davis, Meryl Streep and Glenn Close were the ones who received most...
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Facebook Users Can Report Suicidal Behaviors

Recently Facebook created a new service and tool that allows users of the social network to report friends who have expressed suicidal thoughts or comments. This way such people can get help from the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Friends will be able to report suicidal...
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Universidad de Chile won the South American Soccer Cup

Last night the team Universidad de Chile won 3-0 against Liga de Quito at the National Stadium of Santiago for the final of the South American Soccer Cup. The goals came from Eduardo Vargas (minute 3 and minute 87), and midfielder Gustavo Lorenzetti (minute 79). Both teams led...
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20 Ecuadorian Banana Exporters will be Sanctioned by MAGAP

Last Wednesday, December 14th, the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Aquaculture and Fisheries (MAGAP for its Spanish acronym) reported that 20 bananas exporting companies will be fined $80,000 because of the non-payment trough the Central Bank system, delays in their delivery...
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Isabel Pantoja Will be Tried For Money Laundering

The singer Isabel Pantoja will be judged by money laundering in June 2012. The prosecution claims that Pantoja took  part on the illicit enrichment of her ex-husband, Julian Muñoz, former mayor of Marbella, by accepting the goods and money he offered her. The artist could spend...
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Judge Paredes Testified for El Universo Case

This morning the temporary judge of the 15th Court of Criminal Guarantees of Guayas, Juan Paredes, testified before the District Attorney in the process of preliminary investigation against him for misrepresentation and prevarication filed by the court prosecutor of El Universo...
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