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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California: cannabis possession now a civil infraction

– Possession of up to 28 grams of marijuana is now considered an offense similar to leaving your car badly parked, these changes are thanks to state governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger, who signed a law previously approved by the State Congress in California. At face value the change does not seem that important and has economical […]
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20% of USA’s gays are HIV positive

– One in every five homosexual men in the major cities in the U.S. us HIV positive (the virus that causes AIDS) and what is most worrisome, almost half of them don’t know it. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said in its weekly report of morbidity and mortality that from 2005 to […]
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China’s Anaplasmosis, the new Lyme disease?

– Chinese officials work to prevent human granulocytic anaplasmosis (HGA) spread, after there have been 25 reported deaths. Meanwhile drugmaker stocks in China rise to a 4 month high. Anytime a tick-borne disease makes news, it raises concerns in areas such as the US Northeast states which already face a similar scourge, Lyme disease. Turns […]
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EU criticizes Iran’s UN statements regarding 9-11

– Mahmoud Ahmadinejad stated at the UN that there was a US “plot” behind the 9-11 terrorist attacks and that most people believe the U.S. orchestrated the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. “The Iranian president’s statement that USA was somehow responsible for the 9-11 attacks or that most Americans think that’s the case is outrageous and […]
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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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