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Four Killed in Fort Hood Shooting

At least four people were killed Wednesday, including the alleged attacker, and 16 others were injured in a shooting at the Fort Hood military base in Texas, one of the largest in the United States. In 2009 Fort Hood also experienced a similar massacre when Army psychiatrist, Nidal Hasan began shooting, leaving 13 dead and 30 wounded. The suspect in the shooting, who ended up committing suicide, has been identified as Iván López, he was 34 years old, and was a soldier that had served four months in the Iraq war in 2011 and was taking medication for depression, anxiety and other psychiatric disorders probably…
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IPCC Warns Climate Change Will Damage Food Production in South America

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned of the likely decline in the food production in South America due to climate change, and said other risks such as increased droughts and floods. Thus concludes the report presented in Yokohama (Tokyo) and produced by about 500 scientific experts and political representatives, which examines current knowledge about climate change and the impact of this process on man and nature in different regions of the world. It is "one of the more extensive scientific history reports" which includes "strong evidence from all disciplines", he said to present the document at a…
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Frozen Becomes Disney’s Highest Grossing Film

The Disney animated film, Frozen, has been the most profitable at the box office in the history of the company. The musical has billed $ billion globally, thus beating Toy Story 3, which generated $ billion at the box office. Frozen, based on the tale of Hans Christian Andersen "The Snow Queen", premiered in the United States on 27 November. The film brought in $ million just in the United States, and more than $ 674 million in the rest of the world.
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Nissan Recalls A Million US Vehicles

The Nissan car company has ordered a recall for review of a million of its cars in the United States. The reason for the removal of vehicles is due to a fault in the system of air bags located in the front passenger seat. The Japanese company said that the problem could be caused by a fault in the software that controls the system, which in most cases does not detect the passenger and therefore, does not activate the airbag. The recall involves the last lines of vehicles, mini-vans and the so-called SUV or sport utility vehicles produced in 2013,…
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Secretary Of State Meets With Palestinian Leader Mahmoud Abbas

Secretary of State, John Kerry, arrived Wednesday in Jordan to meet with Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas to resume the dialogues of peace between Israel and Palestine. Abbas said in recent days that the dialogues had been canceled during the last round of negotiations due to the non-compliance of the Israeli Government with the third round of release of political prisoners, which had been announced for Saturday. Kerry will also meet with the Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, in the coming days.
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Rescuers Continue Search In Washington Mudslide

Washington rescue teams are prepared for another day's search in Snohomish County where on Saturday a devastating landslide occurred. Dogs, aircraft and bulldozers have been used to search for survivors, but the work has been very slow and dangerous due to conditions similar to quicksand. So far 14 bodies have been recovered and police are reviewing numerous reports on missing persons to try to identify who is really lost. Most of the homes affected in the accident are vacation homes. President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency in the area.
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Shooting At A Naval Base Leaves Two Dead

A shooting at the world's largest naval base in Norfolk, Virginia, left two people dead. A spokesman for the naval base reported that a sailor, aboard the destroyer USS Mahan, had died by gunfire, until the guards killed a civilian suspect. The base was closed for a short period of time after the incident, which occurred on Monday night. It is not yet clear whether the civilian was allowed to be on board of the ship.
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IKEA Recalls Children’s Bed Canopies Due to Strangulation Hazard

WASHINGTON, - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Recall Summary Name of Product: Children’s bed canopies Hazard: An infant or young child can get entangled at the neck in the canopy’s fabric, posing a strangulation hazard. Remedy: Refund Consumer Contact: IKEA toll-free at (888) 966-4532 anytime or online at ;; and click on the recall link at the top of the page for more information. Recall Details Units: About 255,000 in the United States, 7,000 in Canada and million worldwide Description: This recall involves…
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More Than 100 Immigrants In Raid Against Trafficking In Persons

Police in the State of Texas interrogated five people suspected of leading a trafficking operation. The news comes after the discovery of more than one hundred people locked inside a house. The building, on the outskirts of the city of Houston, was raided on Wednesday. Authorities said that they found suspected illegal immigrants in miserable conditions. Some were children of 5 years. It is believed alleged traffickers had locked them waiting for a payment and had removed their clothes and shoes so that they could not flee. Most of the immigrants were from Mexico and Central America. Apparently the house only…
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Evo Morales Meets With U.S. Congressmen In Search Of Better Relations

The President of Bolivia, Evo Morales, met on Thursday with United States Congressmen with the aim of improving relations between the two countries. "We are here to restore relations, the national Government has no problem, if there is respect between the two countries to restore ambassadors, hopefully we can make arrangements before your Government", Morales told the delegation, led by Democratic Senator Tom Harkin. "This country is making great strides, we have come to talk about how we can be partners in this progress in this great country," said the Senator for his part. Both countries have lived several diplomatic…
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