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10 hrs ago | Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz police wrestle loaded handgun from 15-year-old boy

SANTA CRUZ >> Santa Cruz police seized two guns from suspected gang members in recent weeks, including a struggle with a 15-year-old boy who had a loaded revolver.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Buenos Aires Herald

Sanz: Radical MPs expected to reject debt bill

The Cristina Fernndez de Kirchner administration should not rely on Radical MPs' support to the government-sponsored bill seeking to reopen Argentina's debt swap, head of the party Ernesto Sanz said as he called for "responsibility, seriousness and rectitude" in the debate.

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Hispanically Speaking

Argentine Truck Driver Charged in Accident that Killed Pope's Relatives

The truck driver involved in the accident that killed three of Pope Francis's relatives was charged with aggravated manslaughter on Wednesday by a prosecutor in Argentina, judicial officials said.

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Science Daily

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A U.S. team found nearly 4,000 species in a subglacial lake that hasn't seen sunlight in millennia, showing life can thrive even under the ice.

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The Economist

Shale gas in Argentina: Dead-cow bounce

DRIVING north-west along a poplar-lined road from the city of Neuquen, orchards and wineries give way to a bone-dry land of stubborn brush, hardy wild horses and a sprinkling of Amerindian villages.

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Buenos Aires Herald

Kicillof warns 'no change of payment jurisdiction'

Economy Minister Axel Kicillof was briefing reporters on the bill submitted by President Kirchner to Congress on Tuesday that seeks to change Argentina's payment "location."

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Mises Economics Blog

Being a State Means Never Having to Pay Your Debts

Nicolas Cachanosky follows up his Mises Daily article on the legal history of Argentina's default with a look at the recent effort to blame the default on everyone but the Argentinian government: Joseph Stiglitz and Martin Guzman have a recent piece at Project Syndicateabout the implications of Argentina's default, or what they call "Griesafault."

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

The tiny kitchen of the future

Ki7chen , by Seattle's Jolee Nebert, is built in to a 7-foot by 7-foot unit that contains a bathroom and loft bed.

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KRMG-AM Tulsa

Argentina defends plan to pay creditors outside US

A woman walks with her dog past a mural that reads in Spanish "Vultures" in reference to the dispute between the Argentine government and a U.S. hedge fund, known locally as "vulture funds," in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.

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Buenos Aires Herald

CFK calls Pope Francis, expresses condolences for family loss

President Kirchner and Pope Francis pose for photographers at the Vatican''s Santa Marta residency.

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Hispanically Speaking

Argentina Claims U.S. Is Accountable for Judge's "Illegal" Acts in Debt Case

The United States "should assume its responsibility for the illegal acts" of the federal judge who has found in favor of hedge funds demanding 100 cents on the dollar for Argentine bonds bought in the wake of Buenos Aires' 2001 default, the South American nation's government said Tuesday.

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TrekEarth

Plaza Belgrano

Plaza Belgrano Lujan is located in front of the Lujan bounded by San Martin Street, July 9 Street and the streets Lavalle, Lezica and Torrezuri.

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The New Zealand Herald

Tuatara's cousin survived asteroid impact that killed dinosaurs

A distant cousin of the tuatara also survived the extinction event that killed the dinosaurs, only to become extinct later, a new study has found.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Business Times

Buenos Aires moves to pay bondholders in Argentina: Kirchner

"To protect the payments to bondholders who took part in the 2005 and 2010 debt swaps, we are designating the Banco Nacion Trust as a replacement for Bank of New York Mellon, however the bondholders decide , voluntarily," Ms Kirchner said in a televised address.

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BayStreet.ca

Golden Arrow Reports Issuance of Shares for Services

Golden Arrow is a Vancouver-based explorer focused on identifying, acquiring and advancing precious and base metal projects in Argentina with the goal of achieving a world class discovery.

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Wine Business Online

Great Wine Capitals Announces 2015 Best of Wine Tourism Award Call for Entries

Napa Valley region of the Great Wine Capitals Global Network announces its call for entries for the fifteenth annual Best Of Wine Tourism awards, which recognize innovation and excellence in wine and wine-related tourism.

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Santa Cruz Sentinel

Santa Cruz's Sean Venus sees artisanal spirits as next big thing for locavores

Sean Venus prepares the 600-liter copper alembic still at Venus Spirits for his next batch.

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Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Spread of Vaccinia Virus to Cattle Herds, Argentina, 2011

To the Editor: Since 1999, several zoonotic outbreaks of vaccinia virus infection have been reported in cattle and humans in rural areas of Brazil.

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SFGate

Car crash in Argentina kills 3 relatives of pope

Pope Francis delivers his message as he celebrates a Mass of reconciliation at Seoul's main cathedral, in South Korea, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.

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KHOU-TV Houston

3 relatives of Pope Francis killed in car accident3 relatives of Pope ...

Three relatives of Pope Francis were killed early Tuesday when a car driven by the pontiff's nephew collided with a truck carrying corn near Cordoba in Argentina.

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