15,000 pieces of trash in orbit

– Space debris increased by 3% during the first half of this year, according to the latest quarterly report by the NASA Orbital Debris Program Office. In six months the amount of space trash surrounding the Earth went from 15,090 to 15,550, that is 4.6% more than last year because in July 2009 the number […]
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Mel Gibson still popular despite scandals

– Actor Mel Gibson’s popularity continues to be very high despite the scandal of alleged domestic violence in which he was involved, stated “The Hollywood Reporter” today. The most recent issues surrounding the star of the “Lethal Weapon” movie series has had little impact on his popularity at the box office. Three out of four […]
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US approves sale of Morgan Stanley stock to China

– The Federal Reserve authorized today the request by the Chinese company China Investment Corporation (CIC), with headquarters in Beijing, to indirectly acquire up to 10% of the shares of Morgan Stanley. The US central bank has said the Chinese government-backed wealth fund can have voting rights on Morgan Stanley operations. In a statement released […]
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Google announces new GMail features

– Google just announced a series of new features for its free email service Gmail and the translator Google Translate on its official blog. Gmail improvements now help you sort important messages from those you don’t read so often. The new feature, called “Priority Inbox”, focuses on the messages that really matter to the user […]
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Oxford Dictionary, only online from now on?

– The Oxford Dictionary has been in print for over a century, but it is now possible that this English language reference will only be available online. Oxford University Press has stated that the growing market for the digital dictionary has far outstripped the interest for the printed version. When experts finish reviewing the latest […]
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Mexican authorities arrest important Leyva Cartel Leader

– The drug trafficker Edgar Valdez Villareal, alias “La Barbie,” one of the most wanted criminals in Mexico, was arrested today, officials said. According to a spokesman for the Federal Public Security Secretariat (SSP), the drug trafficker was recently arrested between the State of Mexico and Morelos, near Mexico City. The currently ongoing operation was […]
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