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viernes, 28 de septiembre de 2012

Wildlife officials kill alligator in Florida that ripped off elderly woman's arm


Wildlife officials kill alligator in Florida that ripped off elderly woman's arm

LEESBURG, Fla. - Wildlife officials say they've killed the alligator that ripped off an elderly woman's arm in a Florida canal. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission spokeswoman Joy Hill says that while no human body parts were found in the ...

Gay Porn Star Ryan Idol Sentenced To 12 Years For Attempted Murder

Gay Porn Star Ryan Idol Sentenced To 12 Years For Attempted Murder:
Last September, Idol was convicted of attempting to murder a former girlfriend by smashing a toilet tank lid over her head during a heated September 5, 2009 altercation in her Sacramento, California home. Idol filed a motion for a retrial, claiming ...


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Is Latin America and the Caribbean turning on to energy efficiency?

Is Latin America and the Caribbean turning on to energy efficiency?: The events, which together form an Energy Efficiency Week, are being organized by the Ministry of Industry and Competitiveness of Ecuador, the Latin American Energy Association (OLADE) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO ...





The Richest and Poorest US Cities by Income

The Richest and Poorest US Cities by Income:
However, the state is one of only five where inequality is higher than the U.S. level. Median household income in California is higher than for the U.S. as a whole, but the state's poverty rate is also above the national average. Well educated in San ...


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Brazil: Inequality down as poor see income rise

Brazil: Inequality down as poor see income rise: Overall, 21.8 million Brazilians rose out of poverty during the period, leaving 10 percent of the country's 192 million people living in poverty. Institute president .... Gangs are a growing concern for police in Southern Oregon and Northern California ...





California's Largest and Poorest Districts in the Poorest Counties


California's Largest and Poorest Districts in the Poorest Counties

Of the 329 Unified School Districts in California, 52 enroll more than 25,000 students. 30 of them are in counties with poverty rates above 15%. 12 of them have ...

Catarina Migliorini, Brazilian Woman, Auctions Virginity To Help Poor (VIDEO ...

Catarina Migliorini, Brazilian Woman, Auctions Virginity To Help Poor (VIDEO ...: Catarina Migliorini up for bid: Winner won't be able to kiss her, but he'll be helping to ease poverty. Talk about virgin air. A 20-year-old Brazilian woman is auctioning off her virginity for a one-time tryst on an airplane, reports say. To make the ...





Marking the 50th anniversary of Cuban missile crisis

Marking the 50th anniversary of Cuban missile crisis: Pittman: If nuclear weapons are used (from Cuba) … the missile strike radius … takes in 92 million people in the United States … we would have to decide … what would serve as adequate protection against blast, heat and direct exposure to radiation …





Cuba reúne a ortopedistas y traumatólogos

Cuba reúne a ortopedistas y traumatólogos: En Cuba se desarrolla la edición número 23 del Congreso Internacional de Ortopedia y Traumatología Ortopédica 2012 con la participación de 500 expertos. En él se intercambiarán experiencias entre traumatólogos y ortopédicos de Cuba y Argentina.

Judge sentences 2 men to life in prison for dissolving bodies in acid for ...


Judge sentences 2 men to life in prison for dissolving bodies in acid for ...

SAN DIEGO — Two men were sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole Friday for their roles in a Mexican drug gang that dissolved victims' bodies in acid. Jose Olivera, 38, got five consecutive life terms and David Valencia, 42, got ...

Gender Identity Disorder in Prison: Depending on a Diagnosis That Is Soon to ...

Gender Identity Disorder in Prison: Depending on a Diagnosis That Is Soon to ...: Speaking of the prisoner's anguish, Judge Wolf remarked, “[t]hat anguish alone constitutes a serious medical need. It also places him at high risk of killing himself if his major mental illness is not adequately treated.”1. The case has caused a flurry ...

Double Standard for Bipolar Disorder

Double Standard for Bipolar Disorder: Yet it is hard for me to view Patrick Kennedy as a paragon on the mental-health front because, among other misdeeds, he wrecked his car and damaged a yacht, according to reports, and then had the chutzpah to cite his mental illness as the excuse behind ...

Despite Obama Attacks Romney Will Win The Senior Vote

Despite Obama Attacks Romney Will Win The Senior Vote:
Romney needs to make the primary concern in Ohio – as well as Florida – the concern that seniors are having throughout the majority of the country, which is the economy in general – the current national debt as well as the debt being accumulated for ...


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Latino veterans at odds with Obama and Romney

Latino veterans at odds with Obama and Romney: “The White House needs to have a Hispanic veteran representative in order to truly address our issues,” he said. “At the Department of Veterans Affairs, there is a position that is called the Hispanic Employment Program Manager who is a non-Hispanic, ...

CFK at Harvard: 'Constitutional reform is not this President's wish'

CFK at Harvard: 'Constitutional reform is not this President's wish': Fernández de Kirchner will fly back to Buenos Aires from Boston, and she is expected to be in Buenos Aires by Friday morning. On Wednesday, during her visit to Washington DC, the President had a broad exchange with a group of students at Georgetown ...





Israel disappointed over Argentine bombing talks with Iran

Israel disappointed over Argentine bombing talks with Iran: BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Israel said on Friday it was greatly disappointed by Argentina's decision to meet Iranian officials to discuss the 1994 bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish community center allegedly masterminded by the Islamic Republic. Argentine ...

Buenos Aires passes law allowing abortions


Buenos Aires passes law allowing abortions

The city's legislature passed the measure by a close 30-29 vote with allies of President Cristina Kirchner edging out a bloc led by Buenos Aires Mayor Mauricio Macri, a potential rival for the presidency in 2015. The bill prohibits "medical ...

Gay marriage NY arguments put US lawyer on defense

Gay marriage NY arguments put US lawyer on defense: Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill authorizing construction of a Ronald Reagan statue inside the California Capitol in Sacramento.More >>. Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill authorizing construction of a Ronald Reagan statue inside the California ...





6 Signs of Trouble for the Anti-Gay Boy Scouts

6 Signs of Trouble for the Anti-Gay Boy Scouts: 2) Former Scouts Return Their Badges – A growing group of Eagle Scouts, angered by the association's anti-gay platform, started a drive to have members return their Eagle Scout badges. Several of the letters the Eagle Scouts sent along with their ...

Gay Center to Make Its Village Home More Open and Less Noisy

Gay Center to Make Its Village Home More Open and Less Noisy:
David W. Dunlap/The New York Times Center officials promised (or threatened) that the disco balls would remain in Kaplan Hall. Lerner Auditorium, the third-floor assembly hall in the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center in Greenwich ...


New York Times (blog)

3 Gay-Friendly Hotels For Paris Hilton To Avoid

3 Gay-Friendly Hotels For Paris Hilton To Avoid:
Millennium Bostonian Hotel is one of 14 IGLTA-sponsor Millennium hotels around the US (other cities include LA, Chicago, Boston and the tea-loving Millennium UN Plaza in New York)—each of which offers a 15% discount for guests who use the promo ...


HotelChatter (blog)

Chile manufacturing, copper output leaps, jobless falls

Chile manufacturing, copper output leaps, jobless falls: SANTIAGOChile's manufacturing and copper output soared in August from July and the country's jobless rate sank to its lowest in six months, buoyed by domestic consumption and increased import demand, primarily from Brazil and the US, the government ...

Chilean folk group Inti-Illimani brings its militant Andean sound to the ...


Chilean folk group Inti-Illimani brings its militant Andean sound to the ...

The members of the celebrated Chilean folk ensemble, Inti-Illimani, have seen the world change since the group formed 45 years ago. They marvel at technology and the wonders of the Internet, but their music is still rooted in tradition. "We use the ...

Tackling Disease in Latin America

Tackling Disease in Latin America: Unfortunately, their stories are all too common not only for women in Nicaragua - the 2nd poorest country in the Western Hemisphere after Haiti - but for women across Latin America and around the world. Regular, convenient access to health services can ...





Obama Miscalculated Politics of Terrorism

Obama Miscalculated Politics of Terrorism: A “senior American law enforcement official” talking to the New York Times about the fact that the scene of a successful terrorist attack against the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya is too dangerous for FBI agents to visit. Today in Iraq, there was a ...