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Sluggish Canada gets the win – Toronto Sun

Globe and MailSluggish Canada gets the winToronto SunAfter two CONCACAF qualifiers for the 2014 Brazil World Cup, Canada sits atop Group D despite playing less-than-stellar soccer. Canada defeated Puerto Rico 3-0 in Puerto Rico Tuesday, raising its poi...

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Uruguay to apologize over alleged rape by UN peacekeepers

MONTEVIDEO (Reuters) – Uruguay will apologize to Haiti and compensate an 18-year-old Haitian man allegedly raped by Uruguayan U.N. troops in the poor Caribbean state, the Uruguayan defense minister said on Tuesday. Public outrage in the earthquake-ravaged nation has simmered over a video shot by a cellphone camera and circulating on the Internet that shows laughing Uruguayan marines pinning…

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Canada overpowers Puerto Rico, leads qualifier pool – CBC.ca

CBC.caCanada overpowers Puerto Rico, leads qualifier poolCBC.caCanada's Dwayne De Rosario, back, dribbles past Puerto Rico's John Krause, front, during a 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer game in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, Tuesday. Canada won 3-0.Can...

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Carol Bartz fired as CEO of Yahoo

SAN FRANCISCO — Carol Bartz was fired Tuesday as Yahoo Inc.’s CEO nearly three years into a tenure in which the company fell short of the turnaround she was charged with leading. The company said Bartz will be replaced by Chief…

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Guarani Indians Want Shell To Vacate Their Land

News Americas, LONDON, England, Weds. Sept. 7, 2011: Indians of the Guarani tribe in Brazil want energy giant Shell to stop using their ancestral land for ethanol production. In a letter to the companies, the Indians warn that: “Since the factory began to operate, all our health has deteriorated – children, adults and animals. The growers never asked our permission ...

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Search On For Killers Of Puerto Rican Volleyballers

Slain Puerto rRico volley ballers Walter Andres Quiles and Wilfredo Sevilla. News Americas, SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Weds. Sept. 7, 2011: The search is on for the killers of two Puerto Rican volleyball players who were riddled with bullets on Monday morning. Police on Tuesday said they still have no information on the killers of Walter Andres Quiles and Wilfredo ...

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Millions Offered for Arrest Of Highest Ranking FARC Leaders

News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. Sept. 7, 2011: The U.S. State Department has offered $75 million in rewards for information leading to the arrest of the highest-ranking FARC leaders who remain fugitives. The reward announcement comes after a leader of the Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia (FARC – Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) was found guilty on September 1st of ...

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Cocaine Bust On Gangs Linked to FARC

News Americas, PANAMA CITY, Panama, Weds., Sept. 7, 2011: Eighty Panamanians and Colombians are under arrest for cocaine trafficking. Panama’s Drug Prosecutor Javier Caraballo says the 80 distributed cocaine from gangs linked to the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC. They were arrested Monday in simultaneous raids across the Central American country. Caraballo says the group moved at least ...

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UK to ‘rock steady’ at reggae festival – UK The Kentucky Kernel

UK to 'rock steady' at reggae festivalUK The Kentucky KernelEveryone may not know where Jamaica is located on a map, but many affiliate the country with Reggae music. The Student Activities Board will host the Wildcat Rhythm Reggae Festival Thu...

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NY Honor For Grammy Winning Reggae Star Beenieman

News Americas, QUEENS, NY, Weds. Sept. 7, 2011: International Grammy winning dancehall star, Beenieman, was on Sunday honored for his over three decades of outstanding contribution to the reggae music. Moses Davis, aka Beenie, was honored on September 4th by New York-based Irie Jam radio, organizers of the inaugural Reggae Rhythm & Blues Festival at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, ...

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