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9 hrs ago | Indybay.org

How Fresno Became a World Class City

How Fresno Became a World Class City By Mike Rhodes [author's note: When Pam Whalen, Vanessa Rhodes and I were in Barcelona, Spain earlier this month I was inspired by the city.

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Related Topix: Spain, World News, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

16 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

10 Things to Know for Today

In this June 29, 2013, supporters make a mosaic with the words of Catalonia as they attend to a pro-independence festival in the Nou Camp stadium in Barcelona, Spain.

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Related Topix: Spain, Life, Veteran Affairs

20 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

Spanish, Catalonia leaders meet on secession push

FILE - In this July 25, 2012 file photo, Artur Mas, president of the Catalan regional government, speaks during an extraordinary parliamentary session on the fiscal pact at the Parliament of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain.

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20 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Spanish, Catalonia leaders meet on secession push

FILE - In this July 25, 2012 file photo, Artur Mas, president of the Catalan regional government, speaks during an extraordinary parliamentary session on the fiscal pact at the Parliament of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain.

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20 hrs ago | Evening Sun

Spanish, Catalonia leaders meet on secession push

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and the leader of the economically powerful Catalonia region are holding a crucial face-to-face meeting Wednesday in what could be a last chance for the two men to resolve a bitter dispute over the region's plans to hold a secession referendum in November.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The New York Observer

Steven Cymbrowitz Spends Campaign Cash on European Excursion

Brooklyn Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz spent more than $1,300 in campaign funds at three restaurants and a hotel in Barcelona, Spain and at a gift shop in Munich, Germany earlier this year, campaign records show.

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GPB.org

Uber, Airbnb Under Attack In Spain As Old And New Economies Clash

Taxi drivers protest against Uber, on-demand car service app, during a 24-hour strike on July 1, 2014, in Barcelona, Spain.

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National Public Radio

Uber, Airbnb Under Attack In Spain As Old And New Economies Clash

They say it undercuts their business and are calling for the government to ban it.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Medical News

Pneumococcal pneumonia mortality falling

Between 2000 and 2013 there has been an increase in the early prescription of antibiotics and use of combination therapy in patients with pneumococcal pneumonia , researchers report.

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EurekAlert!

ESC Congress 2014 focuses on innovations in cardiology

Practice-changing science will be presented at ESC Congress; Large overseas delegations make this a truly international congress; Online registration closes on Thursday 31 July Sophia Antipolis, 28 July 2014: ESC Congress 2014 promises to be bigger, better and more interactive than ever before, says Professor Keith Fox, Chair of the Congress ... (more)

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Time

For a Few Hours, Uber Riders Could Learn Their Client Rating

The new smartphone taxi app Uber shows how to select a pick up location backdropped by La Sagrada Familia on July 1, 2014 in Barcelona, Spain.

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Wall Street Journal

Luxury Barcelona Beach Penthouse

This two-bedroom penthouse apartment, high on its 25th floor, in Barcelona, Spain, is found in the Illa del Mar area of the city.

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Related Topix: Spain, World News, Barcelona, Spain Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, Spain Travel

The Globe and Mail

Canada looks happily unified by Spanish standards

I figured my Barcelona drinking companion was just being mischievous when he called my plan to travel the following day to Madrid a "bad idea."

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Reuters

UPDATE 1-Bad loans drop at Spain's Caixabank as profit jumps

Spain's Caixabank on Friday posted a 6 percent rise in second-quarter lending income and said bad debts had fallen again since the end of March, mirroring a broader turnaround taking root across the banking sector as the economy improves.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

SFGate

Spinlisters share bikes to get around town

What it does: It's a bike-sharing service that lets you rent a bike or list one.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Night owls and early birds have different personalities

Night owls and early birds have different personalities Early birds and night owls -- which one are you? Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://on.wtsp.com/1rDMxgU Whether you are an early bird or a night owl may not only determine when you prefer to sleep -- it can also affect your personality and quality of life.

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Related Topix: Spain, World News, Medicine, Anxiety, Health, Depression, ADHD

Aurora Era-Banner

Police have swooped on alleged StubHub crime ring

Six men have been charged in connection with a $1m fraud of the ticket marketplace StubHub that took place in March of last year.

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Related Topix: Spain, World News, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism)

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Asia News Network

MANILA: Philippine energy company gets Spanish partner for hydro ventures

Listed Philippine power company Basic Energy Corp. has tied up with a company registered in Spain for the joint development of domestic hydropower projects.

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Groong

Karen Grigoryan wins in Barcelona

Karen Grigoryan wins in Barcelona 13:12 22/07/2014 >> SPORT Armenian GM Karen Grigoryan played excellently at the open in Barcelona, Spain.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

New Canaan News-Review

Two fraud attempts hit New Canaan

The Canoe Hill Road resident, who said she's a been a victim of fraud before, told police she recently received a phone call from a man claiming to be from Clear Creek tax firm, according to the report.

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