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Torrential rains in South Korea left five dead and missing persons

At least five people have died and various are missing by the torrential rains that hit on Monday, August 25 the regions of southeastern South Korea and even forced tostop a nuclear reactor, local authorities said. Heavy rains, which came to accumulate up to 130 millimeters per...
Posted On 26 Aug 2014
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President of Mexico highlights in California the improvements on the immigration reform

Since Monday, the President of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, is visiting California, the most populous state in the United States and where one of three people are from Mexican origin. Peña Nieto, who was invited by Governor Jerry Brown, thanked the Government of California for the...
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Hurricane Marie weakens to category three and keeps moving

Hurricane Marie has been weakened but continues its parallel displacement to the Pacific coast of Mexico without causing significant damage. Marie was as category four hurricane on Monday, after reaching category five on Sunday, with sustained winds of 215 kilometers per hour and...
Posted On 26 Aug 2014
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Israel bombed southern Lebanon after rocket launch

According to the National News Agency (NNA), last Monday Israel bombed areas of southern Lebanon where a rocket had been launched into its territory. Several shells landed in an area between Kfarchuba and Nabatieh from where the rocket was allegedly fired, the ANN added, noting...
Posted On 26 Aug 2014
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Putin and Poroshenko expect to dialogue to end the conflict in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ukrainian Petro Poroshenko, had met this Tuesday in Minsk, the Belarusian capital, jointly with the European Union and experts on addressing the armed conflict in the eastern Ukrainian regions. “We are willing to exchange views on the...
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Commission of Economic Regime will analyze tomorrow veto to the Monetary Code

The members of the Commission on Economic Regime of the Assembly were summoned tomorrow with the aim of analyzing the partial veto of the Executive to the draft Monetary Code, sent on August 22 to the Assembly. Oswaldo Larriva, President of the Commission, said that he expects...
Posted On 26 Aug 2014
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Protests on Venezuelan city

From the early hours of last Monday, a small group of hooded demonstrators protested against the socialist government of Nicolas Maduro at a point northeast of San Cristobal, Tachira state (west). The youths blocked the main street of Las Pilas with bags of trash and debris, and...
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Hearing on 30S is suspended again

The legal situation of 17 policemen investigated for alleged insubordination on September 30, 2010, in Guayaquil, remains unresolved. On Monday, the Judge of Criminal Guarantees of Guayas, Yolanda Martinez, suspended the arraignment hearing and trial arrangement convened to issue...
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Reform to the COIP begins to be processed

The draft amendments to the Integral Criminal Code (COIP for its Spanish acronym), sent last July 14 by the Executive, in order to define the offenses against intellectual property, begins to be processed in the Judiciary Committee of the Assembly. The text proposes that the...
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The `Breaking Bad’ series is crowned as the big winner at the Emmy Awards

The drama series’ Breaking Bad’ won for the second time the Emmy Award for that category. Moreover, its protagonists Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul and Anna Gunn, also won the award as best leading and supporting actors. `Modern Family’ won the Emmy Award for best...
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