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  1. Pope Francis, 'the pope of the poor,' returns to South America for tourRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Windsor Beacon

    History's first Latin American pope returned to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time on Sunday, bringing a message of solidarity with the region's poor, who are expected to turn out in droves to welcome their native son home. "The pope of the poor" chose to visit Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay specifically because they are among the poorest and most marginal nations of a region that claims 40 percent of the world's Catholics.

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  2. On His Native Turf, Pope Francis' South American Trip to...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

    History's first Latin American pope returned to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time on Sunday, bringing a message of solidarity with the region's poor, who are expected to turn out in droves to welcome their native son home. Pope Francis waves at the crowd upon landing at the Mariscal Sucre international airport in Quito on July 5, 2015, to begin his first South American trip in two years, for an eight-day tour of Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay highlighting the plight of the poor on his home continent.

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  3. Colombia to exhume Medellin graves: officialRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    ... the exhumation would begin July 27 in the Commune 13 neighborhood of Medellin. Investigators believe this area in Colombia's second city has a large number of corpses of people killed in the country's decades-long conflict. Heyck said the process ...

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  4. Alfredo Borba / Wikimedia Commons/ MGNRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    History's first Latin American pope returned to Spanish-speaking South America for the first time on Sunday, bringing a message of solidarity with the region's poor, who are expected to turn out in droves to welcome their native son home. "The pope of the poor" chose to visit Ecuador, Bolivia and Paraguay specifically because they are among the poorest and most marginal nations of a region that claims 40 percent of the world's Catholics.

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  5. NPR Music's 25 Favorite Albums Of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KQED

    We'll call it in the air: 2015 is going to end up being a great year for music. The albums that have impressed us the most over the year's first six months are a varied lot.

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  6. Donald Trump hits back at 'hypocrite' Miss Universe Paulina VegaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    'Freedom is not free!' Barack and Michelle salute the military and party on the Fourth of July as fireworks light up the sky across US Monster who drove Whitney's daughter to brink of death: Family of Bobbi Kristina's fiance Nick Gordon claim he's a scapegoat.

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  7. Alexander von Humboldt: The man who made nature modernRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... and paddled along crocodile-infested tropical rivers. He walked thousands of miles through the Andes, from Bogota, Colombia, to Lima, Peru - climbing volcanos along the way, including Chimborazo, then believed to be the highest mountain in the ...

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  8. Right to die: Colombian man ends life with government backupRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    ... bag are vials containing anesthesia and muscle relaxants, a syringe and a rubber tourniquet. The man known in Colombia as Dr. Death has just ended the life of his 234th patient: a middle-aged woman suffering from incurable stomach cancer. For years, ...

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  9. Colombia peace process now at lowest ebb - governmentRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | AlertNet

    ... killed during clashes with FARC rebels in Cauca on Wednesday, in Cali April 16, 2015. BOGOTA, July 5 (Reuters) - Colombia's peace negotiations with leftist FARC rebels have hit a critical low as the group steps up violent attacks and the government ...

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  10. 25 become citizens in Kissimmee naturalization ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WFTV Orlando

    ... to be even larger." The new citizens originated from the following countries: the Bahamas, Canada, China, Colombia, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Guyana, Haiti, Hungary, Jamaica, Morocco, Pakistan, the Philippines, Russia, Sri Lanka and ...

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  11. Chalupiak earns berth to World Youth ChampionshipsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Airdrie City View

    The 16-year-old track and field phenom will represent Canada when he steps to the start line on July 15 for the men's 400-metre hurdles at the 2015 International Association of Athletics Federations World Youth Championships. On June 26, Athletics Canada unveiled the 47-member Canadian team that will compete at the games, which runs from July 15 to July 19 in Cali, Colombia.

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  12. A Workshop Gathers Digital Activists Revitalizing Indigenous Languages in ColombiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 3 | Global Voices Online

    Colombia's cultural diversity is reflected in its rich linguistic heritage, represented by more than 60 indigenous languages. While some languages are critically endangered, many others are alive and well.

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  13. Right to die: Colombian man ends life with government backupAP...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | TheCourier.com

    ... bag are vials containing anesthesia and muscle relaxants, a syringe and a rubber tourniquet. The man known in Colombia as Dr. Death has just ended the life of his 234th patient: a middle-aged woman suffering from incurable stomach cancer. For years, ...

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  14. Colombian man ends his life with government aidRead the original story

    Saturday | UAport

    AP, BOGOTA In a photograph released by Daimler Naranjo of the Colombian clinic Oncologos del Occidente, Ovidio Gonzalez, right, and one of his sons attend a meeting with doctors in Pereira, Colombia, on Friday.Photo: EPA Doctor Gustavo Quintana walks out of a modest, two-floor apartment building in southern Bogota.

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  15. Drug interdictions result in a loss of about $8 billion in revenue for drug traffickersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Miami Herald

    ... the drugs. In prior similar interdictions, the drugs have been transported by one boat that left the shores of Colombia and then rendezvoused with a second boat to which the drug bales were transferred. The case was part of the ongoing Operation ...

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  16. The world's nicest, most law-abiding generationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Globe and Mail

    ... is virtually zilch. Even places that used to be hotbeds of crime are now peaceful. The murder rate in Medellin, Colombia - once a nest of violent drug lords - has fallen 80 per cent since 2000. Today, Medellin is a popular destination for northern ...

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  17. Colombian president blames ELN rebels for Bogota blastsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Daily Star

    ... at his palace, accusing the ELN of trying to "provoke fear and cause terror." The National Liberation Army (ELN) is Colombia's second-largest guerrilla group, after the FARC, and is in preliminary peace talks with the government, though little ...

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  18. Mousseau, Clare named to Canadian track squadRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Nanaimo Daily News

    Two nanaimo track stars will join Team Canada in competition at the International Association of Athletics Federation's World Youth Championships in Cali, Colombia in two weeks. Wellington's Alyssa Mousseau will be on the Canadian team running the 800-metre women's race at the competition while Jason Clare of NDSS will be in the pole vault competition.

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  19. Man of 79 becomes first in Colombia to be euthanisedRead the original story

    Saturday | Newkerala.com

    Ovidio Gonzalez, 79, who was suffering from a painful mouth cancer that had disfigured him, became has the first person submitted to euthanasia in Colombia, his family said. His son, prominent editorial cartoonist Julio Cesar Gonzalez, known as "Matador", told his newspaper, El Tiempo, that his father was given the procedure on Friday "in compliance with the ethical and medical standards required by the case", Spanish news agency Efe reported This Thursday, a committee of experts at the clinic treating Gonzalez in the central city of Pereira finally authorised his euthanasia, after canceling the procedure the week before some 15 minutes before it was supposed to start.

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  20. Almanac for Saturday, July 4, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | UPI

    Those born on this date are under the sign of Cancer. They include author Nathaniel Hawthorne in 1804; distiller Hiram Walker in 1816; songwriter Stephen Foster in 1826; circus operator James Bailey in 1847; Calvin Coolidge, 30th president of the United States, in 1872; cartoonist Rube Goldberg in 1883; Louis B. Mayer, film mogul /co-founder of MGM, in 1885; actor/politician George Murphy in 1902; organized crime figure Meyer Lansky in 1902; conductor Mitch Miller in 1911; advice columnists Ann Landers and Abigail Van Buren, twin sisters, in 1918; former hotel executive Leona Helmsley in 1920; actor Eva Marie Saint in 1924 ; playwright Neil Simon in 1927 ; actor Gina Lollobrigida in 1927 ; Oakland Raiders owner Al Davis in 1929; New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner in 1930; TV reporter Geraldo Rivera in 1943 ; activist Ron Kovic in 1946 ; former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe in ... (more)

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