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47 min ago | The Daily Beast

Spain's Queen Letizia: Divorcee, War Reporter, TV Journalist... Republican?

Queen Letizia of Spain enters the darkened music school auditorium to a gentle murmur of applause from her public. There is no official announcement, no standing ovation and no anthem is played.

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2 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Barcelona, Spain, tops innovative cities contest

Barcelona, Spain, has captured the 5 million euro grand prize in a competition that spurs cities to develop novel approaches to improve urban life. The customized Captain America chopper Peter Fonda rode in "Easy Rider" has come to symbolize the counterculture of the 1960s.

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2 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

Weakened Odile heads toward US; tourists evacuated

16, 2014. . Mexican and foreign tourists arrive at an Air Force hangar in Mexico City after being airlifted out of the hurricane-ravaged resort area of Los Cabos by the Mexican armed forces, in Mexico City, Tuesday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Mexico, North America, World News, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, US Military, US Air Force,

3 hrs ago | ABC News

Barcelona, Spain, Tops Innovative Cities Contest

Barcelona, Spain, has captured the 5 million euro grand prize in a competition that spurs cities to develop novel approaches to improve urban life. Four other cities won 1 million euros each: the metropolitan area of Kirklees, England; Stockholm; Warsaw, Poland; and Athens, Greece.

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7 hrs ago | The Financial Mirror

Situs Hires Fernando Salazar Lacalle as ...

Situs , a global provider of commercial real estate advisory services and integrated process and technology solutions, today announced the appointment of Fernando Salazar Lacalle as Managing Director and Country Head of the firm's new office in Madrid, Spain. Reporting directly to Bruce Nelson, Chief Operating Officer of Situs, Fernando will be responsible for the expansion of all of Situs' business lines into Spain and the surrounding Southern European market, including loan servicing, special servicing non-performing debt refinancing, and advisory.

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Related Topix: World News, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Tue Sep 16, 2014

Brooklynvegan

Sleaford Mods playing first US show at NYC's The Wick

BrooklynVegan is very excited to be presenting the first American show by UK duo Sleaford Mods , which will happen in NYC at The Wick on November 29 . Supporting bill is still TBA but tickets are on sale now.

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Nerve News

Spanish minister warns against Catalonia independence vote

Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo warned that if Catalonia region continues with plans to hold an independence referendum Nov 9, the regions status as an autonomous community could be at risk. The Catalan Parliament is pressing on with plans to hold the referendum, despite warnings from Madrid that the vote is illegal under the current terms of the Spanish Constitution, Xinhua reported.

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Brandon Sun

Spanish bank Santander agrees to buy car loan company Carfinco for $298M

Shares in Carfinco Financial Group Inc. shot up 33 per cent after Spanish bank Santander signed an agreement to buy the Edmonton-based car loan company for about $298 million in cash. Banco Santander said Tuesday the deal will give it an entry into the Canadian market, where it expects good potential growth.

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WebWire

3D Systems Introduces New SimbionixTM Virtual Reality Surgical Simulation Training Module

Transvaginal ultrasound is a commonly used exam in many Obstetrics and Gynecology practices, and as such, the ability to both perform and interpret ultrasounds has always been an important part of the curriculum in clinical training programs. Unlike ultrasound exams that are performed externally, practicing pelvic ultrasound poses more of a challenge to both learners and educators.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Virtual Reality, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, World News,

Medical News Today

Large prospective randomized trial confirms clinical benefit of Embryoscope time-lapse system

A study accepted for publication in the renowned scientific journal Fertility & Sterility , confirms that a revolutionary and clinically certified technology can substantially increase the success rate in assisted reproduction. The use of the EmbryoScope time-lapse system significantly increased ongoing pregnancy rates, implantation rates as well as significantly reduced early pregnancy loss.

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Free Press

Gary R. Smith

Gary Robert Smith, 70, of Watertown, WI passed away Sept. 10, 2014 in Vigo, Spain while on a trip with his wife, Jan. He was born to Kenneth and Isa Smith on Nov. 4, 1943 in Omaha, NE.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Daily Star

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Worried residents could hear the screams and moans coming from the home in Barcelona, Spain, and filmed the sounds in case they needed evidence of a crime taking place. Apparently unaware of the noise, he even had his windows wide open, sending the sound of screaming out into the neighbourhood.

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Edmonton Journal

Concert preview: Music is about energy for Carlos Nunez

As anyone who saw him here at the 2013 Folk Fest knows, the smiling Spaniard Carlos NuA ez is a charismatic, high-energy musician. He's been dubbed "the Hendrix of the bagpipes" for his prowess on the gaita .

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Celtic, Brazil, The Chieftains

CNN

Martha Stewart to Paltrow: Be quiet

It seems Martha Stewart isn't the biggest fan of Gwyneth Paltrow's lifestyle brand GOOP. In a recent interview with Net-A-Porter's Porter magazine , Stewart commented that the Oscar winner "just needs to be quiet.

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Gazette Series

Man to embark on 312 mile walk through Spain for pancreatic cancer

SR_655_001 Chris Farquharson of Cam getting ready for his charity trek in Spain in aid of Pancreatic Cancer Research SR_656_001 Chris Farquharson of Cam getting ready for his charity trek in Spain in aid of Pancreatic Cancer Research A MAN whose wife died of pancreatic cancer will complete a charity walk in Northern Spain to raise funds to help fight the disease. Chris Farquharson, of Elm Lodge, Cam, will walk the 312 miles of the Camino de Santiago routewhich he has not previously walked.

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Silicon Alley Insider

Santander's New Head Ana Botin Reaffirms Bank's Strategy, Dividend

Appointed last week after the sudden death of her father, Emilio, Botin also said she would push ahead with the international diversification of the lender. "The attention toward you, the shareholders, was always one of his priorities and the dividend at the center of the bank's concerns," she said.

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Hellomagazine.com

Letizia's story: from journalist to queen of Spain

Queen Letizia celebrates her 42nd birthday on 15 September, marking her first since becoming queen of Spain in June. As Letizia celebrates the special occasion, HELLO! Online takes a look at how the journalist-turned-royal has evolved since her spectacular wedding to her handsome husband, the now King Felipe .

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Customer Interaction Solutions

"Soy Alto" Announces Upcoming Launch of Exclusive Men's Elevator Shoes Collection for Fall-Winter

The new collection will feature discreet, stylish, and extremely comfortable elevator/height increasing shoes with highest quality soft goat skin leather lining and soft leather uppers. These shoes have been specially designed to be comfortable, elegant and provide a well hidden elevation up to 7 cm.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

St. Augustine Record

Spanish replica fountain worth searching for

SUE.BJORKMAN@STAUGUSTINE.COM The Fuente de los canos de San Francisco fountain is located on the south side of the Visitor Information Center. SUE.BJORKMAN@STAUGUSTINE.COM The Fuente de los canos de San Francisco fountain is located on the south side of the Visitor Information Center.

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Reuters

Chairman of Spanish retail giant El Corte Ingles dies

The chairman of Spanish department store chain El Corte Ingles, Isidoro Alvarez, died on Sunday, Spain's Economy Ministry said. Media-shy Alvarez is credited with turning the brand into a household name in Spain, although the retail giant had recently been hit by the economic crisis.

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