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Uruguay's Leader Declares 322,883 Dollar in Wealth

In this Oct. 25, 2009, file photo Uruguay's President Jose Mujica stands in a tractor on his flower farm on the outskirts of Montevideo, Uruguay.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Uruguay's leader declares $322,883 in wealth

The plain-dressing Mujica has been called "the poorest president in the world." But his sworn declaration this year shows a 74 percent increase in wealth since 2012.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Moon turned blood red in total eclipse

Parts of the world including the Americas and Australia witnessed a rare celestial event unfold through Monday night and Tuesday morning when the Earth's shadow fell across the moon, turning it orange.

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Related Topix: World News, Astronomy, Science

Wed Apr 09, 2014

98.5 The FOX

Paul McCartney announces U.S. tour dates

Paul McCartney is coming back to the U.S. stage. The former Beatle has announced four shows, along with a promise that more dates are in the works.

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Circulation

Blood Pressure Load Does Not Add to Ambulatory Blood Pressure Level...

From the Center for Epidemiological Studies and Clinical Trials, Shanghai Institute of Hypertension, Shanghai Key Lab of Hypertension, Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai, China ; Studies Coordinating Centre, Research Unit Hypertension and Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, ... (more)

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

WJZW-FM Washington

Paul McCartney Unveils First US Concerts of 2014

After recently scheduling a bunch of concerts in Latin America and the Far East, Paul McCartney has revealed that he'll also be getting back to playing shows in the U.S. in the coming months.

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Star-Telegram.com

Uruguay to give medicinal marijuana to prisoners

Prisoners in the jails of Uruguay will be able to use marijuana if a doctor says it will benefit their health.

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Buenos Aires Herald

3,000 evacuations in 8 provinces

Strong storms struck much of the country in recent days leading to thousands of evacuations since Saturday.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Buenos Aires Herald

Neuquen: 1,000 evacuated after powerful storms

The number of people who were forced to abandon their homes in Neuquen reached one thousand this morning, after heavy rainfall and strong winds hit that province of the west of the country.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

The road to Tacuarembo

The road northward was marvelous, an endless scenery of hills and clear skies marked with poofy white clouds like a live oil painting.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Examiner.com

Paul McCartney to play South Korea for first time

Paul McCartney announced his latest Out There! tour date on his website April 2 saying he'll play his first ever show in Seoul, South Korea May 28 at the Jamsil Sports Complex Main Stadium.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

Sunday Herald

Trading Places: who's changing jobs in corporate Scotland

BAXTERS Food Group has promoted Heather Metcalfe to chief financial officer. Ms Metcalfe, a chartered accountant, joined Baxters in 2003 and most recently as group strategy and treasury director.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

SouthCoastToday.com

Stories from Uruguay: S-T staffer Simon Rios reflects on trip to his father's home

With arms outstretched like delivering a sermon, Lilo sang into the mic from behind the acrylic walls, a song from the great baritone folklorist Alfredo Zitarrosa.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Canada.com

Uruguay to track every pot plant in the country using genetics and radio frequency tags

In this July 31, 2013 file photo, a man smokes a marijuana joint, while Senators debate a bill at the Senate to legalize marijuana and regulate production and distribution in Montevideo, Uruguay.

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The Wichita Eagle

Uruguay to track pot by genetic markers

In this Dec. 10, 2013 file photo, Julio Calzada, head of Uruguay's National Drugs Board, watches senators debate the legalization of marijuana in Montevideo, Uruguay.

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Thu Mar 27, 2014

Xinhuanet

Libertadores Cup: Newell's Old Boys beat Uruguay's Nacional 4-2

Renato Cesar of Uruguay's Nacional vies for the ball with Milton Casco of Argentina's Newell's Old Boys during their group phase match of the Libertadores Cup at the Centenario Stadium in Montevideo, capital of Uruguay, on March 26, 2014.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

BroadcastNewsroom

Bittree Reseller OM Systems Completes Two Large Patchbay Installations

Bittree today announced that its Argentinean distributor, OM Systems, has recently completed two high-profile customer projects integrating Bittree patching equipment.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

SciDev.Net

Hydropower needs 'new climate knowledge'

In a region where on average more than 60 per cent of electricity is provided by hydropower facilities - in contrast to a less than 20 per cent globally - the future of water availability matters.

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Mon Mar 24, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

Mujica: Guantanamo detainees could leave Uruguay

An eight-car Chicago public-transit train jumped the tracks, skidded across a platform and scaled an escalator that leads to one of the nation's busiest airports early Monday, injuring 32 people.

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Global Voices Online

5 Small Businesses Run By Rural Uruguayan Women

Over 800 of us from all over the world work together to bring you stories that are hard to find by yourself.

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