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martes, 30 de octubre de 2012

Is Mental Illness a New Complication of Strep Throat?

Is Mental Illness a New Complication of Strep Throat?: Undiagnosed cases of strep throat can lead to dangerous conditions such as rheumatic fever, permanent damage to the heart or damaged kidneys, and now some health officials are trying to add a mental illness, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) to the ...

Being Gay Is Like Cannibalism, Linda Harvey Says

Being Gay Is Like Cannibalism, Linda Harvey Says:
Harvey, the founder of the Columbus, Ohio-based Mission America and a frequent contributor to the conservative website WorldNetDaily.com, over the weekend spoke with “ex-gay” therapist Floyd Godfrey. Godfrey explained that he “healed” himself of his ...


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Mexican man pleads guilty to murder in 2010 killing of US border agent


Mexican man pleads guilty to murder in 2010 killing of US border agent

... agent during a 2010 firefight near the Arizona-Mexico border, marking the first conviction in the agent's death. Prosecutors agreed not to seek the death penalty against Manuel Osorio-Arellanes, who could face life in prison for his first-degree ...

Pot, gay marriage, suicide are ballot-item topics


Pot, gay marriage, suicide are ballot-item topics

6 ballots in 38 states, according to the Initiative and Referendum Institute at the University of Southern California. Many are technical proposals by legislators related to state finances and regulations. Others, however, are dramatic and highly ...

US election: Pot, gay marriage, suicide are on the ballot in some states


US election: Pot, gay marriage, suicide are on the ballot in some states

As is often the case, California has numerous attention-getting measures, including one that would abolish the state's death penalty. If approved, the more than 720 inmates on California's death row would have their sentences converted to life in ...

1st Native American saint stirs pride, skepticism


1st Native American saint stirs pride, skepticism

By By MARY ESCH, Associated Press – 9 hours ago. ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Some traditional Mohawks are treating the naming of the nation's first Native American saint with skepticism and fear that the Roman Catholic Church is using it to shore up its image ...

Woman charged with elderly abuse of mother

Woman charged with elderly abuse of mother: RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- A Southern California woman facing trial for animal cruelty is now charged with elder abuse for leaving her ailing 86-year-old mother outside on a chaise lounge for days. Investigators say the elderly woman was soaked in urine ...

Another Blow to the Cause of Honduran "Free Cities": Future Cities Development ...

Another Blow to the Cause of Honduran "Free Cities": Future Cities Development ...: Brian Doherty| Oct. 30, 2012 1:36 pm. Future Cities Development, a company dedicated to helping create "free cities" within the nation of Honduras to demonstrate the business and social advantages of competitive governance, has folded. Future Cities ...

'Mocking me for what I stand for': Fired Sportsnet host faces backlash over US ...


'Mocking me for what I stand for': Fired Sportsnet host faces backlash over US ...

... since sportscaster Damian Goddard lost his gig with Rogers Sportsnet after tweeting his support for “traditional” marriage, agreeing “whole-heartedly” with a sports agent who denounced NHL player Sean Avery for promoting New York's bill to legalize ...

HAITI: $300m industrial park opens for business

HAITI: $300m industrial park opens for business: Haiti has been declared "open for business," after a $300m manufacturing park in the northern town of Caracol was last week inaugurated at a star-studded event attended by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and former US President Bill Clinton, as well ...

Haitian choreographer brings global influences to dance


Haitian choreographer brings global influences to dance

There's no such thing as a singular Haitian dance any more than there is a singular American dance. Dance is global, and Jean-Rene Delsoin, a renowned Haitian choreographer, incorporates various influences into his art, fusing the bravado of African ...

Brazil's business hub Sao Paulo elects new mayor

Brazil's business hub Sao Paulo elects new mayor:
Since Lula was elected in 2002, 40 million Brazilians have risen out of poverty and the country has emerged as a regional powerhouse. It won the right to host the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics, in Rio. Lula retired with sky-high approval ratings and ...


Los Angeles Times

Israel warns Argentina against reaching deal with Iran over 1994 bombing


Israel warns Argentina against reaching deal with Iran over 1994 bombing

Senior Argentinian and Iranian officials meet to discuss the attack on a Jewish center which killed 85; Jerusalem tells Buenos Aires it won't tolerate any agreement that does not include the extradition of suspects and compensation of victims' families ...

Paul Ryan speaks on poverty and upward mobility in America: 'Poverty is winning'

Paul Ryan speaks on poverty and upward mobility in America: 'Poverty is winning':
Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan argued Wednesday that President Barack Obama's policies have caused upward mobility to stagnate and poverty to rise. “Upward mobility is the central promise of life in America — but right now, America's ...


Daily Caller

Nicaragua extreme poverty cut in half

Nicaragua extreme poverty cut in half:
Oquist admitted that 5 percent growth is not good enough if the country wants to properly eradicate poverty and move away from being Central America's poorest nation, and the second poorest in all of Latin America. “We could continue to grow at 5 ...


Tico Times

Breaking The Inter-Generational Poverty Curse

Breaking The Inter-Generational Poverty Curse: Children become trapped in a persistent generational cycle of poverty, despite the society's general affluence. Too often, children growing up in poverty end up as poor adults. A remarkable new documentary film, The House I Live In, shows that America ...

Countries must invest in children's future


Countries must invest in children's future

From that point on, they are in and out of the prison system, and have little chance of ever getting a legal job that enables them to escape poverty. Their children grow up without a parent at home – and without hope and support. The children of drug ...

DNA evidence, testing make death penalty more credible

DNA evidence, testing make death penalty more credible: Yet, despite the recognition that more mistakes have been made by the system than the American public is comfortable with or finds acceptable, there remain numerous arguments for and against the death penalty, which are routinely made by both opponents ...

Death penalty call

Death penalty call: Mr Nuttall added that while it is not UKIP policy to bring back the death penalty it is their policy to hold a referendum on such controversial issues which gain the support of 5% of the population. "The Police Federation support introducing the death ...

California's Longest-Serving Death Row Inmate Wins in Ninth Circuit


California's Longest-Serving Death Row Inmate Wins in Ninth Circuit

A federal appeals court set aside the capital sentence of California's longest-serving death row inmate on Monday. The ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit tracked that of a lower court, which found that a lawyer for Douglas Ray ...

The Death Penalty is Experiencing Technical Difficulties

The Death Penalty is Experiencing Technical Difficulties:
The death penalty had just been reinstated by the U.S. Supreme Court after the historic four-year hiatus after which it had been held unconstitutional. That year, Utah had become the first state to execute a prisoner in the so-called modern era, when ...


Pacific Standard

Alleged Operator of 'Grandparent Scam' Indicted


Alleged Operator of 'Grandparent Scam' Indicted

Los Angeles, California - A Canadian man who is among six defendants charged with defrauding elderly Americans in a scheme in which victims were convinced their grandchildren were in danger in a foreign country was arrested Thursday in Los Angeles ...

Difference Engine: End of the road

Difference Engine: End of the road:
Also, doctors in California are obliged to report anyone with worrisome driving abilities to the DMV. A recent study in Canada, where similar reporting requirements exist, found that warning the licensing authority of an elderly patient's fitness to ...


The Economist (blog)

Medicare Fails to Sway Senior Voters

Medicare Fails to Sway Senior Voters:
Polls now show Mr. Romney leading among the state's elderly voters by 6% to 12%—a sign he may be weathering reasonably well the charges by Democrats that he and running mate Paul Ryan would undermine Medicare. Among all voters in Florida, Mr.


Wall Street Journal

Biden seeks Florida seniors' votes for Obama

Biden seeks Florida seniors' votes for Obama: BOCA RATON, Fla. — Joe Biden may just be the perfect pitchman for the senior vote. Seeing Medicare as a window to gain new support, President Barack Obama's campaign dispatched the vice president to two sprawling Florida retirement communities ...