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October 25, 2015
Angus Deaton, an award-winning economist at Princeton University, proposed that people ‘would be happy’ and have less fear of what lies ahead if he earned $104,000 pesos a month. The conclusion of the expert Nobel Prize winner in economics for his research on the relationship between wealth and happiness is based on a 2010 study...
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Fire crews rescued two dozen motorists stranded by high water in Houston as torrential rains pounded southeastern Texas on Sunday, triggered by the meeting of two storm systems, one the remnants of Hurricane Patricia. As of Sunday morning, parts of the Houston area reported more than 9 inches (23 cm) of rain. The heaviest band...
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Scientists will scan four of Egypt’s ancient pyramids starting next month using waves, particles and thermal imaging in order to see what lies beneath their surface. Antiquities Minister Mamdouh Eldamaty says the project will begin south of Cairo with the scanning of the so-called Bent Pyramid at Dashour, followed by the nearby Red Pyramid. Later,...
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Mexico’s president pledged to help areas affected by Hurricane Patricia, but said he was grateful the damage was not as bad as feared when the monster storm approached land. Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto toured the damage in Armería, south of Manzanillo, Saturday. Residents described terrifying winds that toppled homes and ripped down trees as...
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The USS Rafael Peralta, named for a Marine killed nearly 11 years ago in Iraq, will be christened Saturday at Bath Iron Works. Peralta was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross for heroism after he covered an insurgent’s grenade with his body to protect his fellow Marines. “His legacy will carry on,” said Ricardo Peralta, who...
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Becas Vallarta will be hosting the first breakfast fundraiser of the season at Vitea on November 18, 2015 at 9:30 AM. Vitea is located at Libertad 2, in Centro Puerto Vallarta, along the Malecon between Starbucks and Rio Cuale. (View map) Becas Vallarta has a motto: “Changing Lives Through Education”.  And  Becas Vallarta sponsors over...
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