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4 hrs ago | New Vision

Nuns go public for first time in 150 years

A group of Ecuadoran nuns opened the doors of their convent to the outside world Saturday -- a first since the order arrived in the South American country 150 years ago.

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8 hrs ago | Jewish World Review

Bruce Bialosky:

The President has led our country toward a diminished role in the world the last few years and public sentiment has followed.

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12 hrs ago | KUAT-TV Tucson

Desert Speaks

This program visits one of the few inhabited islands in the Galapagos. Host David Yetman and ecologist Yar Petryszyn explore the people and culture of the island of Santa Cruz with a stroll through the market at Puerto Ayora.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Grower Talks

2014 Red Fox/Green Profit Young Retailer Award Winner Karen Gardner...

Roses Inc. Green Country LLC Location: Broken Arrow, Oklahoma Established: March 2013 Size: 3,200 sq.ft.

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Green Left Weekly

Ecuador: WikiLeaks cables show US how used 'democracy...

Graffiti opposing the US military base in Manta, which has been closed by the Rafael Correa government.

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NEWS.com.au

Secret US plan trained Alaskans for attack

DECLASSIFIED Air Force and FBI documents show the US recruited civilians in Alaska as part of a stay-behind agent program.

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The New Zealand Herald

Colombian president: No link of vaccine to illness

Colombia's president is dismissing suggestions that a vaccine against cervical cancer is causing a mystery illness that has affected scores of teenage girls in a northern city.

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Examiner.com

Toledo Zoo welcomes worlds largest tortoise

The largest land turtle, or tortoise, in the world is the Galapagos Islands tortoise.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Boston Herald

Device opens DNA testing to masses

When Sebastian Kraves was growing up in Argentina, his grandmother gave him something transformative: "The Voyage of the Beagle," Charles Darwin's account of his voyage to the Galapagos Islands, where he made observations that led to his theory of evolution.

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Suria

Ecuador women turn to boxing to fight...

After surviving a harrowing rape attempt, Any Hurtado took up boxing -- and found herself surrounded by other Ecuadoran women using their fists for protection in a country torn by sexual violence.

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The Spokesman-Review

Ecuador creates digital currency - Sat, 30 Aug 2014 PST

Ecuador is planning to create what it calls the world's first digital currency issued by a central bank, which some analysts believe could be a first step toward abandoning the country's existing currency, the U.S. dollar.

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Lucianne.com

Girls mystery illness possiblylinked to cervical cancer vaccine

A mystery illness has overwhelmed a small town in northern Colombia as scores of teenage girls have been hospitalized with symptoms that parents fear could be an adverse reaction to a popular vaccine against cervical cancer.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Stuff.co.nz

Galapagos Islands: The captain can croon

You see many strange and wonderful sights in the Galapagos. T-shirts with Darwin's mug on them; giant manta rays "flying" gracefully underneath while you're snorkelling; the tiny but utterly unafraid bird that takes a liking to your shoelaces; a dozen or more frigate birds hitching a ride on the ship's rigging because they can't take off from ... (more)

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KFMB-TV San Diego

Tortoise arrives at Toledo Zoo from San Diego

A tortoise that lived at the San Diego Zoo since the early 1980s and could be about 100 years old was sent to a similar facility in Toledo this week, zoo officials announced Thursday.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Ecuador heralds 'digital currency'...

In this Aug. 24, 2014, photo, a young man texts a message on his mobile phone while working at the Mayorista Market in Quito, Ecuador.

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Greenwich Citizen

Ecuador heralds 'digital currency' plans

In this Aug. 24, 2014, photo, a young man texts a message on his mobile phone while working at the Mayorista Market in Quito, Ecuador.

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BioSpace

Hundreds Of Girls Struck With Mystery Illness; Possibly Linked To Merck & Co., Inc.'s Gardasil

A mystery illness has overwhelmed a small town in northern Colombia as scores of teenage girls have been hospitalized with symptoms that parents fear could be an adverse reaction to a popular vaccine against cervical cancer.

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GlobalNews

Three suspicious overnight fires in Saskatoon

Smoke and flames were showing when firefighters arrived. An aggressive attack was started and the fire was brought under control in 20 minutes.

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Hispanic Business

'Very majestic' older tortoise finds new home at Toledo Zoo

Emerson, a dome-shelled Galapagos tortoise estimated to be about 100 years old, arrived at the , greeted by a crowd of staff members.

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CBS News

Mystery illness hits girls in South American town

A mystery illness has overwhelmed a small town in northern Colombia as scores of teenage girls have been hospitalized with symptoms that parents fear could be an adverse reaction to a popular vaccine against cervical cancer.

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