Spanish language celebrates Vargas Llosa’s Nobel Prize in literature‎

– The Spanish literary world celebrated the Nobel Prize in literature‎ awarded to the Peruvian Mario Vargas Llosa, the first author hispanic awarded the prestigious award since Mexican Octavio Paz won the Nobel Prize in literature‎ in 1990. In Spain, where he usually resides, political authorities and institutions congratulated the South American novelist, who defined […]
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Europe beats USA in The Ryder Golf Cup

– Europe wins the Ryder Cup in Newport Wales with 14 1/2 points to 13 1/2, recovering the title lost two years ago to USA. The Old Continent team won again after losing the crown two years ago in USA, but remains invincible in Europe since 1993. Northern Ireland’s Graeme McDowell won the decisive point […]
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Chavez loses supermajority in Venezuela elections

– The president’s party gets 94 seats, but needed at least 110 to have a supermajority. The opposition gets about 62 seats in the legislative elections, limiting the Socialists ability to pass reforms. Hugo Chavez’s Venezuelan opposition seized the qualified majority from Chavez in the National Assembly obtaining on Sunday’s election more than a third […]
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United & Continental become the World’s largest airline

– An overwhelming majority of Continental shareholders (98%) voted in approval of the purchase of United Airlines for $3170 million dollars during a meeting held in Houston. Meanwhile, United Airlines investors also approved the transaction by a margin of 98 percent at a meeting in a suburb of Chicago. The airlines plan to finish the […]
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Twitter offers videos and photos

– The recent changes on Twitter have been done so users can enjoy an “easier, faster and richer experience”, stated the site creators. On Wednesday, the Californian company called unexpectedly for a press conference at its headquarters in San Francisco, in an atmosphere of confidentiality that helped resurrect the rumor of their possible sale to […]
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U.S. inflation up 1.1% in August compared 2009

The Labor Department reported on Friday that prices rose 0.3 percent in August. In August, energy prices rose 2.3 percent after rising 2.6 percent in July, food prices rose 0.2 percent, the biggest monthly increase since April. The report supports the Federal Reserve perception that inflation remains moderate in the U.S., and can keep monetary policy interest rates […]
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