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U.S. anthrax probe reveals new bird flu mishap, widespread safety lapses

Jul 12, 2014

U.S. anthrax probe reveals new bird flu mishap, widespread safety lapses

(Reuters) - Federal health officials on Friday disclosed a new safety breach at a high-security U.S. government laboratory involving dangerous avian flu, a lapse that came to light as they investigated the potential exposure of researchers to live anthrax bacteria. #Politics #Japan #France #Italy #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #opinion
Tsunami advisory lifted after east Japan earthquake - NHK

Jul 12, 2014

Tsunami advisory lifted after east Japan earthquake - NHK

TOKYO (Reuters) - A tsunami advisory for northeast Japan has been lifted, public broadcaster NHK said, two hours after a magnitude 6.8 earthquake offshore Fukushima prefecture early on Saturday triggered minor tsunami in the region. Small tsunami of up to 20 cm were recorded at Ishinomaki in Miyagi prefecture and other locations in northeast Japan after the quake, although no major damage was reported. #facebook #Politics #United States #China #Business #Technology #France #Arabic #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Entertainment
Israel returns fire after rockets are fired from Lebanon

Jul 12, 2014

Israel returns fire after rockets are fired from Lebanon

BEIRUT/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Rockets were fired at northern Israel from Lebanon on Friday and Israel's army responded with artillery fire, Lebanese and Israeli military authorities said. Southern Lebanon is a stronghold of Hezbollah, a Shi'ite Muslim group that battled Israel seven years ago and is engaged in Syria's civil war in support of President Bashar al-Assad, but there are also Palestinian groups in the same area. In the past, militants linked to al Qaeda have claimed such attacks. #India #Brazil #France #Middle East #Russia #Italy #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #opinion
In the brain, sex addiction looks the same as drug addiction

Jul 12, 2014

In the brain, sex addiction looks the same as drug addiction

LONDON (Reuters) - Pornography triggers brain activity in sex addicts similar to the effect drugs have on the brains of drug addicts, researchers said on Friday - but that doesn't necessarily mean porn is addictive. #facebook #United States #India #China #Technology #France #Russia #Videos #Italy #Latin America #opinion
Putin meets Fidel Castro at start of Latin American tour

Jul 12, 2014

Putin meets Fidel Castro at start of Latin American tour

HAVANA (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin met former Cuban leader Fidel Castro and current President Raul Castro on Friday to begin a six-day tour of Latin America in which Russia is seeking to reassert its influence on the communist-ruled island. #United States #China #Business #Technology #Arabic #Russia #Latin America #Mexico

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Putin meets Fidel Castro at start of Latin American tour

Jul 11, 2014

Check In: Hotel Review: Waldorf Astoria Panama in Panama City

This 36-story property, the first Waldorf Astoria in Latin America, opened last year in a neighborhood filled with trendy restaurants and nightclubs... #Latin America #Panama
Putin meets Fidel Castro at start of Latin American tour

Jul 11, 2014

Latin Americans reluctantly rallying behind Argentina to protect region's pride at World Cup

With a reputation for arrogance and illusions of European-styled grandeur, Argentines have long been the objects of scorn and the butt of jokes across Latin America But for at least 90 minutes on Sunday, when Argentina takes on Germany in the World C... #Latin America #Lionel Messi #Argentina national football team
Putin meets Fidel Castro at start of Latin American tour

Jul 07, 2014

Immigrants From Latin America and Africa Squeezed as Banks Curtail International Money Transfers

Under regulatory pressure, many banks are ending or limiting money transfers, most likely meaning higher costs for immigrants sending money home... #Latin America #Africa #Mexico #United States
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