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Serena Williams Passes Quarterfinals of the U.S. Open

American Serena Williams defeated Czech tennis player Andrea Hlavacova, 6-0, 6-0 and reach the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open. Williams took just 57 minutes to dispatch Hlavacova, number 82-ranked female. (BG)
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Greek Citizenship involved in money laundering since 2003

Raymond Baker, head of the nongovernmental organization (NGO) Global Financial Integrety said that in Greece, Greek citizens abroad have deposited $ 261,000 ‘000 .000 from illegal activities, from funds to evade taxes the proceeds of criminal acts or from corruption. Baker...
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Russian Bill Censures United States Cartoons

A new bill of child protection in Russia will begin this Saturday, September 8; which will censure United States cartoons, like The Simpsons. The director of the TV network 2×2, Lev Makarov, made the announcement. “With the new bill, we won’t be able to broadcast cartoons...
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London is not Going to Extradite Assange Without Guarantees

“Claims that Julian Assange could be sentenced to death in a possible extradition to the U.S. are unfounded”, said the Foreign Minister of the United Kingdom, William Hague. Hague said the United Kingdom and Sweden would demand human rights guarantees in case hat the U.S....
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Oscar Pistorius Argues Oliveira’s Prostheses are Advantageous

South African athlete Oscar Pistorius questioned the victory of Brazilian Alan Oliveira in the final of the 200m at the Paralympic Games inferring that Oliveria’s prostheses gave him advantage. After the race, Pistorius told authorities that the Games should prohibit those...
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Clinical Gonzalez and IESS shall be audited by the Finance Office

Last Thursday, the General Finance Office initiated an audit on the agreements signed between Social Security Institute (IESS for its Spanish acronym) and the Gonzalez Clinic, owned by cousins of Ramiro Gonzalez, president of the Social Security Board. For this process, it...
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Pirate Bay Founder Apprehended in Cambodia

The police of Cambodia arrested the founder of Pirate Bay, Gottfrid Svartholm, in his apartment. Apparently Svartholm had to go to his native country to deal with the court and authorities. Local police has not given any information regarding the detention of Svartholm. According...
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Alberto Acosta, Presidential Candidate for the Left Movements

The president of the Montecristi Constituent Assembly and current leader of the Montecristi Lives Movement, Alberto Acosta, was elected presidential candidate for the Left Movements Unity, with 55.7% of support. Acosta gave a speech in which he criticized President Rafael Correa...
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Car Bomb in Damascus Kills Four Civilians

According to Syrian opposition groups, this Monday a car bomb exploded in the southeast of Damascus, killing four people including a child. The blast occurred in Jaramana, a mixed neighborhood of Christian and Druze residents. The Syrian government blamed the rebels for last...
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Diego Borja is Removed from the Government

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Integration announced the dismissal of Diego Borja from the Commission of the New Regional Financial Architecture. Borja was removed by the involvement of his political movement in the case of forged signatures for its registration....
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