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43 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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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18 hrs ago | 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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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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Brown Deer

A Sinner Observes

On September 17th the citizens of Scotland will vote whether they want to stay inside the United Kingdom with England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, or get out and be an independent nation. It is a very important election.

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The Japan Times

Eying Scotland, Spain Catalans seek secession vote

Musicians dressed as soldiers from the year 1714 perform during a tribute to the Catalan victims of the War of Succession at the Fossar de les Moreres square in Barcelona as part of Catalonia National Day on Thursday. Hundreds of thousands of Catalans energized by Scotland's upcoming independence referendum demonstrated Thursday for a secession vote that could carve out a new Mediterranean nation in what is now northeastern Spain.

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Newkerala.com

Contador wins stage 20 in race for Vuelta crown

Spanish rider Alberto Contador dug deep to just about assure himself an overall victory in the Vuelta a Espana cycle race as he won the penultimate stage, beating main rival Chris Froome of Britain. There were a lot of expectations surrounding the last mountain stage of the tour, reports Xinhua.

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Blackpool Today

Airport's package holidays taking off

The low cost airline has seen passenger numbers rise by seven percent on 2013 with more people taking advantage of the convenience offered by the Squires Gate terminal. In 2013 , Jet2holidays had booking figures of 27,023 but this year they have risen to 28,915 already in 2014.

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Daily Mail

Myleene Klass shows off enviable figure during family holiday to Ibiza Spain

'A message to the allies of America': British aid worker beheaded by ISIS after being forced to condemn UK government for backing U.S. foreign policy as 'Jihadi John' threatens another Briton is next Is the net closing on Jihadi John? Latest beheading video comes after days of claims special forces are on his tail Inside jihadi boot camp: Islamist fighters in Syria release video of training program showing extremists abseiling down rock faces and descending zip wires Django Unchained actress and her white husband hit out at 'racist' cops who handcuffed her 'mistaking her for a PROSTITUTE after they kissed in public' Palin supporters claim birthday brawl was started by daughter's ex-boyfriend who 'tried to get in to their stretch limo Hummer' and Sarah was just defending her family Bride-to-be whose fiance died just days before their wedding has a heartbreaking photo shoot in her dress ... (more)

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