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March 06 2014
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Uses Spanish Skills To Curry Favor In Mexico
mayor with Mexican roots click his paternal grandfather was from Mexico and an Italian last name. "Yesterday I think I did 15 individual interviews" in Spanish, Garcetti told the Los Angeles Times . "At the end of the day, your head kind of hurts. But the next day, you're speaking it again, and it hurts a little less." Garcetti continued to put his Spanish to the test during a closed-door meeting with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto himself criticized for speaking limited English and during a news conference at the Industrial Club of Mexico, where he spoke fluently but with a few mistakes. Garcetti's Spanish "is pretty good, it's pretty fluid," Isaac Ajzen, a reporter for diariojudio.com, a website for Mexico's Jewish community said. "Obviously, he's lacking a few words." While Garcettis mispronunciations and vocabulary screw-ups would be the cause of mockery and scolding if he was given a check it out press conference in Spain or France, Mexicans tend to be a little more forgiving and appreciate that any U.S. leader is making the effort. "There's no gotcha involved here," Gil Cedillo, an L.A.
March 05 2014
New Zealand Energy Production And Operational Update
Messenger Formation in April 2014 Toko-2B: ESP installation targeted for March 2014, with a production increase anticipated in April 2014 NZEC and L&M Energy applied to New Zealand Petroleum & Minerals and were granted an extension to drill the Alton Permit Horoi commitment well by June 22, 2014. Management Changes Further to NZEC's commitment to reduce costs, two of NZEC's senior executives, Bruce McIntyre site web and Ian Brown, have taken early retirement from their paid employment positions. Bruce McIntyre will remain on the Board of Directors and Ian Brown will act as an advisor to NZEC. "On behalf of the Board of Directors and NZEC employees, I thank Bruce and Ian for their significant contributions to NZEC," said John Proust, Chief Executive Officer and Director of NZEC. "They remain committed to the other Company's success and I look forward to their continued input. To view Table 1 - NZEC's Production & Development Wells, please visit the following link: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/931145_TABLE_1.pdf . On behalf of the Board of Directors John Proust, Chief Executive Officer & Director About New Zealand Energy Corp. NZEC is an oil and natural gas company engaged in visit site the production, development and exploration of petroleum and natural gas assets in New Zealand.
February 18 2014
Australia Seeks To Draw India Into Tighter Embrace With Nuclear Deal
Both Bishop and Robb were critical of the Kevin Rudd-led Labour government for overturning Liberal homepage predecessor John Howard's decision to supply uranium to India. "The Howard government, in which I was a minister, had signed off on it. Unfortunately, the next government had a different policy," Robb said. "I think it will provide a great opportunity for peaceful power generation. We have 40% of the go here world's uranium deposits and have a great willingness http://gastonldde.soup.io to ensure that it is made available to India." Peter Varghese, secretary for foreign affairs and trade, made the same point, albeit with the nuanced cautiousness of a career diplomat, when he said, "I think we'll get an agreement on uranium supplies. The Abbott government is very supportive of it. We are very optimistic." Rudd, who was considered an 'Asianist' (and was perhaps best known in the world of foreign policy for his knowledge of Mandarin), said no to uranium supplies to India primarily on the grounds that it is not a signatory to the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).
California Considers A Warning Label On Sugary Drinks
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February 17 2014
Lady Gaga Bitten By Wild Creature On ?g.u.y.? Video Shoot
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February 10 2014
The Awful Truth About Mutual Fund And Hedge Fund Managers' Performance
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February 09 2014
Canadian Forces Training Exercise Descends On Rankin Inlet
The 4th Canadian Division/Joint Task Force Central and the 31 Canadian Brigade Group from Ontario will be honing their winter warfare and cold weather survival skills over the course of 10 days. A small group landed in Rankin Inlet Saturday to set sites up camp and prepare for the soldiers' arrival. The remainder of the soldiers will arrive on Feb. 15. Members of the Arctic Response Company Group train during Exercise Frigid Forrester in Borden, Ont. on Feb. 1, 2014, in preparation for Exercise Trillium Response 14 which will take place in Nunavut later this month. (Master Cpl. Dan Pop/Canadian Army Public Affairs) According to the visit our website Canadian Forces, the exercise is geared mainly toward the groups this link Arctic Company Response Group and Domestic Response company.
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February 02 2014
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February 01 2014
Kevin Jonas To Rent Out New Jersey Home During Super Bowl
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January 31 2014
Report: Russia Id's 2 In Connection With Volgograd Bombing
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The National Anti-Terrorism Committee identified the suspected suicide bombers as Asker Samedov and Suleiman Magomedov. It said they belong to the Buinaksk militant tape group, based in the volatile southern Russian province of Dagestan, according to Ria Novosti. The two accomplices who are detained are brothers, both from Dagestan, and they are held on suspicion of assisting the suicide bombers in traveling to Volgograd, it said. my website The Volgograd twin bombings, which took place in December, killed 34 people and injured many others, heightening concerns about security in Russia before it hosts the Winter Olympics, which open in just over a week. King: Odds for attack in Russia too high Huge security operation The Games are set to begin on February 7 in Sochi, and a huge security operation is under way around the Black Sea resort. Russia is pouring resources into ensuring that the Olympic Games, seen as a flagship project of President Vladimir Putin, go off without problems. A bitter battle for an independent Chechnya, lasting almost two decades, spawned an insurgency that has spilled into neighboring republics in the North Caucasus region, including Dagestan.
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January 30 2014
France's Quesne Eyes Major Debut After Birdie Blast
Quesne bogeyed his tenth - a par four - but recovered with two more birdies to home move to eight-under before a double bogey at the last left him three shots adrift moved here of McIlroy's 63. "I really enjoyed this one, I hit a lot of very good shots, holed some putts and one bad shot on the last one, but that's golf - I'm not superman," Quesne told Reuters. Quesne is France's No.4 golfer, behind Victor Dubuisson , Gregory Bourdy and Raphael Jacquelin , but the 33-year-old said he was more concerned with improving his overall standing than becoming than becoming his country's number one player. "I'm looking towards the world rankings so I can play a major, which I've never done. It's my goal this year," said Quesne, a late bloomer who only took up golf aged 17 and turned professional six years later. He remained on the challenger circuit for several years, but joined the senior tour in 2010 before an unhappy season led him to lose his card. Quesne bounced back to become a fixture on the European tour from 2012, winning that year's Andalucia Open as well as the 2013 blog Italian Open. He has made a mixed start to 2014, claiming joint-eighth at Durban's Volvo Golf Champions, but trailing in 52nd in Abu Dhabi and 28th in Qatar earlier this month. Dubai, the final leg of the so-called Gulf Swing, has proved more agreeable.
January 25 2014
Beyonce & Jay Z Top Billboard's Power 100 List
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The power couple have each founded their own companies, Roc Nation and Parkwood Entertainment. The rapper's longtime associate, Lyor Cohen, came in at number 74 on the list. He told Billboard: website "Artists have always had the power but great site courage is in short supply. It's just that the hip-hop generation believes in the possibilities. Jay and Beyonce don't listen to the noise - they make the noise." Rounding out the top three are Lucian Grange, president of Universal Music Group, and Tim McGraw and Alicia Keys' manager Coran Capshaw. The power couple will be performing at the Grammy Awards on Sunday night.
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Olympic Uniforms Are Made In Usa -- And Don't You Forget It
hockey player Zach Parise with the official uniform for Team USA to be worn at the opening ceremony for the 2014 Winter Olympic games in Sochi, Russia. Photograph by Ralph Lauren/AP Photo Close Close Open U.S. hockey player Zach Parise with the official uniform for Team USA to be worn at the opening ceremony for the 2014 Winter Olympic games in Sochi, Russia. Photograph by Ralph Lauren/AP Photo Team USA unveiled its uniforms for the Winter Olympics opening ceremony, and for the love of stars and resource stripes, theyre hideous. Its no Norwegian curling team , but the Americans uniforms for the games in Sochi, Russia, are loud and proud and scream Made in the USA. The theme of the day is overkill: The cardigans feature an American flag on the left shoulder in addition to stars and red and white stripes spackled all over the body. The website selling the official apparel features the words Made in the USA directly above a review Made in America tab. Designer Ralph Lauren clearly wanted http://www.livejournal.com/update.bml to get that point across after the controversy he faced two years ago when it was revealed that Team USAs ( admittedly dapper ) uniforms were actually made in China. That prompted outrage from fans and politicians, with Congress introducing an act requiring all uniforms going forward to be American-made. Lauren then agreed to stay away from Chinese manufacturing for Olympics apparel.
January 24 2014
Does Losing Masahiro Tanaka Mean Dodgers Reached Financial Limit?
Comments 12 Japan's Masahiro Tanaka pitches against the Netherlands in the World Baseball Classic last March in Tokyo. (Toru Takahashi / Associated Press) By Steve Dilbeck January 22, 2014, 12:55 p.m. And then a http://www.savingsdaily.com/post/stocks-end-on-a-high-note-before-christmas bullet did not bounce off the chest. The baseball world did not fall to its feet. Shock and awe and resignation were notably absent. The Dodgers lost Wednesday, lost in a realm they had fairly dominated since new ownership took up residence almost two years ago. The Dodgers were outbid for a player official site they wanted.
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January 22 2014
Nintendo?s Next-gen Consoles Are The Fusion Ds And Fusion Terminal, Report Claims
21, 2014 1:47 pm Its news no secret that Nintendo isnt doing well this generation. For a while now, the companys consoles seem to follow the same path of alternating success to which Microsofts operating systems adhere. The Wii U and, to a lesser extent, the Nintendo 3DS, occupy one of those downswings. The release of the PS4 and Xbox One have also helped usher the Wii U into what looks to be a premature grave, while the rise of mobile gaming on smartphones and tablets havent done the 3DS any favors. Its embarrassingly early, but Nintendos best course of action may be to abandon ship, and focus its efforts on truly next-gen consoles. A report by Nintendo rumor site Nintendo News suggests that the Big N is doing just that, and working on two hardware successors dubbed the Fusion Terminal and Fusion DS. Furthermore, the report comes with a set of very detailed hardware specs. The information comes via one of Nintendo News anonymous sources , which claims that Fusion Terminal and Fusion DS will be the names of the new consoles.
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January 14 2014
Full Schedule: India's Tour Of New Zealand
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India will play two Tests and five one-dayers against the Black Caps on the January 19 to February 18 tour, traveling to New Zealand after four years. They last visited there in 2009. India will also play a two-day warm-up game on February 2 and 3 at Whangarei ahead of the Test series. India will play two Tests and five one-dayers against the Black Caps on the January 19 to February 18 tour, traveling to New Zealand after four years. (AFP Photo) This is India's ninth Test tour to New Zealand and their first since 2008-09, when they broke a 41-year jinx to win the Test series 1-0. Under the ICC's Future Tours Programme, the trip was supposed to include three Tests, five one-dayers and one T20 in February and March but reportedly the fitness BCCI wanted to keep the tour as brief as possible, after http://www.iamsport.org/pg/blog/quentinvrvt/read/22541637/muscle-finesse-announce-sale-on-popular-usn-products which New Zealand Cricket announced a curtailed itinerary. India's itinerary: 1st ODI - January 19 (06:30 IST) 2nd ODI - January 22 (06:30 IST) 3rd ODI - January 25 (06:30 IST) 4th ODI - January 28 (06:30 IST) 5th ODI - January 31 (06:30 IST) Warm-up match - February 2-3 1st Test - February 6-10 (03:30 IST) 2nd Test - February 14-18 (03:30 IST)
January 09 2014
Record Freeze Extends To Eastern United States, At Least Nine Dead
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PJM Interconnection, the agency that oversees the electric grid supplying the mid-Atlantic and parts of the Midwest, said electricity suppliers were struggling to keep up with surging demand as the cold forced some power plants to shut. "This particular cold is far-reaching, and most of our neighbors are experiencing the extreme conditions we are," said Michael Kormos, executive vice president for operations at PJM Interconnection. Oil refiners were also hit, with Marathon Petroleum Corp and Exxon Mobil Corp both experiencing cold-related outages. In Oklahoma, a depleted supply of propane due to extreme weather led Governor Mary Fallin to declare a state of emergency, waiving licensing requirements for out-of-state transportation companies to allow them to bring in propane. Homeless visite site shelters and public buildings took in http://yourtrainings.com/nealwzza/trainings/996120/ people who were freezing outside. Daniel Dashner, a 33-year-old homeless man who typically sleeps under a bridge on Milwaukee's south side, said he opted to seek a spot at a shelter on Monday night. "Usually if I have four or five blankets, I can stay pretty warm, but when that wind is blowing, I don't care how many blankets I have, the wind blows right through me," he said, as temperatures dropped to minus 6 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 21 degrees Celsius).
Kim Kardashian's Crop Top And Pencil Skirt Can't Hide Her Curves
The 33-year-old beauty hit the town Jan. 6 for some shopping at Barneys New York and Cartier. Kardashian was decked out in a white crop top , a high-waisted mint pencil skirt and a pair of coral pumps for the outing. She wore her hair in loose waves and flashed her stunning engagement ring as she made her way past the hoard of onlookers surrounding the area.
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Kim Kardashian says she's back on the Atkins diet after overindulging during the holidays
Despite shedding over 50lbs since giving birth, and recently posting two very revealing selfies showing off her incredible figure, Kim's clearly keen on losing even more weight. Last year the smokin' hot mama, who admitted she'd been struggling to lose her pregnancy pounds on hit reality show Keeping Up With The Kardashians, revealed the key to her weight loss was the famous Atkins diet . "I've actually been doing the Atkins diet & luv it," Kim said in response to a fan who wanted to know her secret. Kim Kardashian leaving Barneys New York Splash The protein-rich diet, which was created by Dr. Robert Atkins, eliminates carbs but encourages dieters to not worry about counting calories. By cutting carbs right down, Dr Atkins says the body's chemistry is switched from a carb-burning machine to one that burns fat. At the end of her trip, Kim took her massive camel trench off, climbed into a suitably huge car and tipped a female valet $100.
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