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12 min ago | Coast Reporter

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Argentina's last captive polar bear will remain in the country despite a petition by more than half a million people asking that he be moved to Canada.

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4 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

Supporters help ASU grad Max Mendoza's family reach goal

Supporters help ASU grad Max Mendoza's family reach goal More than 500 people have donated to bring ASU grad's body back from Brazil.

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5 hrs ago | CNN

Off-season bargains for optimists

Travelers will find deep discounts in Arizona in the summer. Just be 100% sure there's a pool on site.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

People's Daily Online

Xi visits Chavez's mausoleum to pay respect to China's "great friend"

Chinese President Xi Jinping pays a visit to the tomb of late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez in Caracas, capital of Venezuela, July 21, 2014.

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South China Morning Post

In South America, Xi eases the way for bilateral trade

President Xi Jinping's visit to Argentina over the weekend has further eased access to key commodities for China, to support its thriving economy, while strengthening its influence in Latin America.

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The Washington Post

D.C.'s diversity gives grad programs in tourism and hospitality an edge

Jason Kreiselman's experience with the Peace Corps in Ecuador led him to pursue a career in tourism administration in D.C. After four years in the Peace Corps in Ecuador, Jason Kreiselman, an engineer, decided to shift his focus on development to a different field: tourism.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Suria

Xi heads to Venezuela after inking trade...

China's President Xi Jinping departed Argentina Sunday for Venezuela, the next-to-last stop of a Latin American tour aimed at bolstering trade with the region.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

South China Morning Post

Xi Jinping hails 'new horizons' for China and Argentina on visit to Buenos Aires

Relations between Argentina and China were poised to reach unprecedented "new horizons", visiting President Xi Jinping said yesterday, addressing lawmakers in Buenos Aires.

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Boston.com

AP/file All Things Catholic - FOBs' driving the train under Pope Francis

During the Clinton administration, American politics developed a new bit of argot: "FOB," meaning "friend of Bill," an intimate of the president who enjoyed access to the corridors of power and perhaps helped shape his agenda.

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Babalu Blog

Reports from Cuba's Venezuela: The Argentine middleman

Last week, Argentine newspaper Clarin offered some juicy details on the alleged sale of overpriced rice from Argentina to Venezuela thorugh a company linked to Julio De Vido, Cristina Kirchner's longtime Planning Minister.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Miami Herald

A taste of Ecuador: volcanoes, vegetables and historic haciendas

American and LAN airlines fly nonstop from Miami to Quito in just over four hours; several airlines make the trip in five to 10 hours with a connecting flight.

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CNews

'Sad' polar bear not healthy enough for transfer

Arturo, the only polar bear in Argentina, living in captivity at a zoo in Mendoza, 1050 km west of Buenos Aires, is pictured at his enclosure on February 5, 2014.

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EurekAlert!

Economic development not the only influence on personal car use, study finds

Although countries with high levels of economic development generally have more personal automobile travel than less-affluent nations, income is not the only factor that determines a nation's demand for cars, according to a new study.

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Skift

South America's First Transcontinental Railway May Come From China

China's president Xi Jinping wants to build a railway across South America, Beijing's latest major infrastructure proposal for a region that it has been drawing closer to both economically and politically.

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Politico

Questions linger after BRICS summit - Top line: Defense cyber gets...

The leaders of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa wrapped up their annual BRICS summit in the coastal Brazilian town of Fortaleza yesterday and cyber was a hot topic among the leaders.

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Trinidad Guardian

Japan expecting Caricom in full force at summit

The Japanese embassy in T&T says the majority of Caricom leaders are expected to attend the upcoming Japan-Caricom summit in T&T when Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visits T&T later this month.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

China, Russia leaders seek South American inroads

During overlapping visits to Latin America, the leaders of China and Russia have been welcomed with open arms by governments that are among the most hostile to Washington, including Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

China, Russia leaders seek South American inroads

During overlapping visits to Latin America, the leaders of China and Russia have been welcomed with open arms by governments that are among the most hostile to Washington, including Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela.

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Free Republic

Russian Lesbian Couple Requests Asylum in Buenos Aires After Getting Hitched

Two Russian brides got hitched in Argentina's capital city and then requested political asylum in the country, citing persecution back home, according to Argentina's LGBT Federation.

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Mail & Guardian

Top union man's World Cup junket

Samwu bigwigs live it up while comrades who ask questions about the missing millions collected from hard-working members are purged.

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