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The Brooklyn Daily Eagle
Tuesday Sept. 16: Our World In Pictures
Leland Vang, 2, hugs his father Tee Vang at the Inver Grove Heights Training Center after his return from Afghanistan on Tuesday in Inver Grove Heights, Minn. More than 140 soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard's Chisholm-based 114th Transportation Company returned to Minnesota after a nine-month deployment to Afghanistan.
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The day in photos: Sept. 16, 2014
The day in photos: Sept. 16, 2014 A jet aerial tanker drops its load of fire retardant on a fire near Pollack Pines, Calif., Monday, Sept.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
Global Voices Online
Take a Musical Tour of Latin America's Talented Subway Performers
See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone. Have you ever been to Buenos Aires, Quito, Caracas, or Mexico City? If so, it's highly likely that you have ridden the metro in these cities.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Former airline chief and his wife killed after light plane crashes in Buenos Aires suburb
A businessman and his wife were killed when a light aircraft crashed into a suburb in the city of Buenos Aires, Argentina. A blaze was sparked after a light aircraft crashed into the desirable neighbourhood of Nordelta , killing businessman Gustavo Deutsch and his wife.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Pope's WWI tribute infused with personal ties
In this Sunday, July 6, 2014 file photo, a night view of the Redipuglia monument to World War I dead in northeastern Italy. The largest Italian war memorial, Redipuglia encases 100,000 Italian soldiers killed in battle, 60,000 of those whose identity remains unknown and 40,000 who are identified, sometimes with just an initial.
Problems seen with new Argentine debt payment law
A law designed to restructure Argentina's debt and sidestep a U.S. court ruling that pushed the government into default could be difficult to apply and worsen the country's frail economy, analysts say. Argentina's congress approved the bill early Thursday and President Cristina Fernandez formally enacted it later in the day, calling it a "historic event."
Problems Seen With New Argentine Debt Payment Law
A banner shows a vulture, symbolizing a U.S. hedge fund, carrying a bag of money in front of the U.S. flag outside Congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014.
Astana Installs Philips Color Kinetics LED Lighting to Create an Energy Efficient City Skyline
Following in the footsteps of New York's Empire State Building and the London Eye, the city of Astana recently replaced the lighting systems of three major city landmarks with LED lighting from Philips Color Kinetics . By installing LEDs, the city has managed to slash the energy costs of illuminating the three iconic symbols of Astana-the Baiterek Monument, Tulpar Bridge, and Maral Bridge-by 85%.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Buenos Aires City Legislature Discards Project to Name a 'Republic of Azerbaijan' Square
Prensa Armenia Armenia 1366, Ciudad de Buenos Aires, Argentina Tel: 4775-7595 Email: email@example.com Web: http://www.diarioarmenia.org.ar Buenos Aires City Legislature Discards Project to Name a "Republic of Azerbaijan" Square ).- The legislative council of Buenos Aires, Argentina, decided to discard a draft project to name a square in the neighborhood of Colegiales as "Republic of Azerbaijan" on Wednesday 10 September.
Long-Awaited New Series 'Food Forward' Makes Its Debut on PBS
In 2007, Greg Roden and Brian Greene met in Buenos Aires, Argentina at a poker game and batted around the idea of a new type of food television show. Seven years later, that idea is coming to life as a 13-episode series examining our food system called Food Forward , premiering on PBS stations across the country and streaming on PBS.org beginning this week.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
NY judge: Citibank dilemma poses no great threat
A judge told lawyers Wednesday that he doesn't think an effort by Argentina to pay some bondholders through a Citibank branch in the South American country will lead to a widespread effort to violate his orders. U.S. District Judge Thomas Griesa commented at a Manhattan hearing as he declined to immediately grant a request for records by lawyers for U.S. hedge funds holding $1.5 billion in Argentine bonds.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Serrat Is Latin Recording Academy's Person of Year
In this March 17, 2012 file photo, Joan Manuel Serrat smiles while performing with fellow artist, Joaquin Sabina in their "Dos Pajaros Contraatacan," or "Two Birds Strike Back," tour in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Spanish singer-songwriter has been named the 2014 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year announced the Latin Grammy organization Tuesday, Sept.
30 Years Ago They Retired At 35: An Update
Next Avenue is a website from PBS stations designed to inspire America's booming 50+ generation to live the most meaningful and vibrant life possible. Join us online to discover and share reliable information on issues that matter most as we age--health, finances, caregiving, work and leisure.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Brokenhearted fans mourn rock star's death
A woman weeps Friday as she leans against the window of the funeral car transporting the remains of Argentine rock star Gustavo Cerati in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Cerati died Thursday, four years after a stroke put him in a coma and ended the career of one of Latin America's most influential musicians.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
The Miami Herald
Argentine drug probe zeroes in on Presidential Palace
A judge a looking into who made a telephone call between presidential staff and the Military Household where the go-ahead was given to import ephedrine. In this Feb. 12, 2014, file photo, Argentine President Cristina Fernandez gives a speech, aired on national TV, during an event at the Casa Rosada government palace in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Lamar Daily News
Maine lobstermen catch 2 albino lobsters in week
The Portland Press Herald reports Bret Philbrick caught the curious crustacean off of Owls Head on Thursday and Joe Bates caught one off the Rockland breakwater days earlier. Albino lobsters are believed to be about one in 100 million.
Monterey County Herald
Horses died from dehydration, not gunshot wounds
Davis County authorities say four thoroughbred horses found dead earlier this summer died from dehydration and not, as previously believed, gunshot wounds. Davis County Sheriff's Sgt.
Flash flood warning issued for York, Adams counties
The National Weather Service in State College has issued a flash flood warning for southern York and southeastern Adams counties. A cluster of thunderstorms could sweep through the area, bringing as much as three inches of rain, according to the National Weather Service.
Argentina holds funeral for rock star Cerati
5, 2014. . Flanked by relatives, Lilian Clarke, mother of Argentine rock star Gustavo Cerati, wipes away tears as she listens to fans sing her son's songs, during his funeral in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Friday, Sept.
Argentine rock star Gustavo Cerati dies
Argentine rock star Gustavo Cerati died on Thursday, four years after a stroke put him in a coma and ended the career of one of Latin America's most influential musicians. The 55-year old was the former lead singer of the Argentine rock band Soda Stereo, which was among the most popular groups in the Spanish-speaking world in the 1980s and 1990s.