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May 13, 2016
walmart mexico
A Delaware judge on Friday dismissed a lawsuit by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. shareholders who accused the board of the world’s largest retailer of trying to cover up bribes paid by company executives in Mexico. Chancellor Andre Bouchard of the Court of Chancery in Wilmington said an earlier dismissal by an Arkansas judge of a nearly...
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coconut marijuana
U.S. Customs and Border Protection says officers discovered over 1,400 pounds of marijuana hidden inside fresh coconuts at the United States-Mexico border in Texas. A news release from the agency said officers in Pharr encountered a large semitrailer Monday hauling a commercial shipment of coconuts from Mexico. The vehicle was referred to an inspection point,...
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mexico panama papers
Mexico is widening a probe into tax evasion by requiring banks to hand over names of local clients with transactions in tax havens, documents showed, weeks after the “Panama Papers” cast a spotlight on how the world’s rich and famous stash their wealth. In a letter this year, Mexico’s tax authority SAT asked banking regulators...
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egypt terrorists
Mexico said Thursday that it was not satisfied with the Egyptian government’s response to an aerial bombing in Egypt last year in which eight Mexican tourists wee killed. The Foreign Ministry said in a statement on its website that it had sent a letter to the Egyptian embassy to express its “surprise and dissatisfaction” with...
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microbes health
We share our bodies and our surroundings with teeming communities of microbes that are crucial to the health of people and the planet, and now the Obama administration is beginning a major project to better understand those invisible ecosystems – even control them. The National Microbiome Initiative being announced by White House science officials Friday...
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grilling or smoking
Summer’s on its way and that means grilling for many people, so why not try smoking? Steven Raichlen, who wrote “The Barbecue! Bible,” has followed with “Project Smoke,” also the name of a PBS series he hosts that will launch its second season over Memorial Day weekend. “By now, in 2016, most people know how...
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SUP
The members of the Nayarit State Surfing Association (ASENAY, by its acronym in Spanish) won all of the heats in the 2016 Stand Up Paddle (SUP) & Paddleboard National Team Competition that took place in Sayulita, the Surfing Capital of the Riviera Nayarit. During the tournament several well-known names who had participated in previous world...
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