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14 min ago | WCAX-TV Burlington

Closing Burlington streets to open community conversation

It's a movement spreading across the nation, from Bogota, Colombia, to Portland, Oregon, and now, right here in Burlington. It's an event called Open Streets BTV.

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4 hrs ago | Foreign Policy

A Bienvenidos, Habibi

Before he came to Colombia, all that Mohammed had ever heard about the country was "violence, drugs, and war." Certainly, when the 28-year-old Syrian fled Damascus just over a year ago, Colombia did not register as a possible place to resettle.

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6 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Art jesters Gob Squad make theater from 'the most boring' YouTube video

The European collective Gob Squad will be at Redcat this week, putting on a performance of "Western Society," which riffs on a tedious home movie the group found online. The European collective Gob Squad will be at Redcat this week, putting on a performance of "Western Society," which riffs on a tedious home movie the group found online.

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18 hrs ago | CiteULike

Observations of a stratospheric aerosol veil from a tropical volcanic ...

Observations of a stratospheric aerosol veil from a tropical volcanic eruption in December 1808: is this the Unknown 1809 eruption? Climate of the Past , Vol. 10, No.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Business Wire

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With more than 260 world class customers such as The Home Depot, Walmart, Target, Grainger, Sodimac, Falabella, Netshoes, Kellogg's, Kimberly Clark and many others, Stibo Systems leads the development of PIM technology worldwide. His clients have included the award-winning STEP by Stibo Systems, to optimize their administrative and business strategies by managing the life cycle of their products through a central information platform solution.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

ETaiwanNews.com

Sunday, September 21

1949 - West Germany comes into existence as U.S., British and French occupation zones are transferred to German control; People's Republic of 1956 - Nicaraguan dictator Anastasio Somoza is shot by a liberal poet. He dies eight days later and is succeeded by his son.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

CNews

Accused drug mule applying to return to Canada

Tabitha Ritchie, the 29-year-old London woman under house arrest in Bogota, Colombia, on a drug smuggling charge, is starting the paperwork and crossing her fingers she can serve the rest of her four-year sentence in Canada. "I just really want to be home so I can rehabilitate myself better and start anew, to leave this behind me and move forward," she said in an email to QMI Agency.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Prisoners kept handcuffed in park in Colombia

It was a day in the park for about 40 prisoners - handcuffed to each other, a fence and even a children's slide. Authorities have been holding some crime suspects in a public park in western Bogota's La Granja neighborhood because they say there is no more room at a local detention center.

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KMIR 6

Prisoners kept handcuffed in park in Colombia

11, 2014. . A police officer guards detainees at a children's playground in a public park in Bogota, Colombia, Thursday, Sept.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Prisoners kept handcuffed in park in Colombia

11, 2014. . A police officer guards detainees at a children's playground in a public park in Bogota, Colombia, Thursday, Sept.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Ex-Colombia president Samper making comeback

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro smiles with newly sworn-in General Secretary of the Union of South American Nations, Colombia's former President Ernesto Samper, during a transfer ceremony at the Miraflores Presidential Palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014.

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Billboard

Carlos Vives to Play for 200,000+ Fans During Five-City...

Carlos Vives performs during his concert from his national tour 'More Profound Heat', in Bogota, Colombia on September 6, 2014. Two years ago, Colombian folk/pop fusion master Carlos Vives had no label, no tour and hadn't released an album in nearly a decade.

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Boulder Weekly

Open streets, open minds

A car-free day encourages Boulder residents to think about whether streets can be used for something other than cars City planners across the world are struggling to imagine a new paradigm where city streets are not just avenues for gas-guzzlers, but places where people gather, where community is fostered and where the use of cars is actually ... (more)

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Greenwich Citizen

Venezuela's UN Security Council bid gains backing

In this April 19, 2013 file photo, daughter of the late Hugo Chavez, Maria Gabriela Chavez and Venezuela's newly sworn-in President Nicolas Maduro, join in the singing of their national anthem in the National Assembly, in Caracas, Venezuela. In a July 23, 2014 closed-door meeting July at U.N. headquarters in New York, Venezuela quietly secured the backing of Latin America and the Caribbean to obtain a seat on the United Nations Security Council.

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The Washington Post

Venezuela's UN Security Council bid gains backing

In this April 19, 2013 file photo, daughter of the late Hugo Chavez, Maria Gabriela Chavez and Venezuela's newly sworn-in President Nicolas Maduro, join in the singing of their national anthem in the National Assembly, in Caracas, Venezuela. In a July 23, 2014 closed-door meeting July at U.N. headquarters in New York, Venezuela quietly secured the backing of Latin America and the Caribbean to obtain a seat on the United Nations Security Council.

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Christian Science Monitor

Move over, Argentina: Colombia vies to take over regional LGBT travel market

Colombia recognized same sex civil unions in 2007 and just last week the court ruled that gay couples can adopt a child as long as one of them is the biological parent. In this photo, a man waves a banner in front of Colombia's Congress building on Nov. 27, 2012.

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CiteULike

Effect of genipin collagen crosslinking on porcine corneas.

To evaluate the effect of genipin, a natural crosslinker, on porcine corneas. Department of Ophthalmology, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogota, Colombia.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Daily Star

Colombia questions man posing as Lebanon diplomat

BOGOTA, Colombia: Colombian authorities are questioning a man posing as the Lebanese ambassador who fooled local officials for months, until a suspicious army colonel checked with the embassy and unmasked him. Now, Jeyson Puello is being investigated as a possible con artist who rubbed shoulders with military officers, academics and local politicians in the northeastern city of Bucaramanga.

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Hotel Business

L.E. Hotels Adds Seven New Member Properties to Collection

The newly added properties in New York City, Washington DC, Bogota and Rome will benefit from L.E. Hotels' services, including a global distribution system, 14 regional sales offices and extensive communication channels - all designed to increase each property's visibility and revenue. As with all L.E. Hotels' member properties, the seven new hotel members offer an extensive list of amenities, including fitness centers, complimentary wireless Internet and restaurants.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

411mania.com

WWE News: International Events Likely Cancelled, Lineup For Weekend House Show, More

WWE News: International Events Likely Cancelled, Lineup For Weekend House Show, More Posted by Larry Csonka on 09.08.2014 Plus an update on WWE Studios and the French wrestling comedy Les Reines Du Ring ... - Here are the top matches for Friday's WWE event in White Plains, NY at the Westchester County Center: John Cena vs. Kane in a Street Fight, Big Show vs. Bray Wyatt and The Usos vs. The Wyatt Family. - At this time, the tickets for the WWE events on October 15th in Bogota, Colombia and October 16th Quito, Ecuador are not on sale.

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