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Texas executes Mexican national, despite pleas – euronews

euronewsDespite pressure from Mexico and Washington, Texas has gone ahead with the execution of Mexican national Edgar Tamayo. The 46-year-old was jailed twenty years ago for murdering police officer Guy Gaddis. To ease diplomatic tensions…



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What’s It Like to Cover the Super Bowl? – SI.com

What’s It Like to Cover the Super Bowl?SI.comThe chance for snow. The guarantee of a circus. Tracking down stories and the fight for access. We polled five NFL beat writers well-versed in the experience of…









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Yanks needed a Hiro — and got him – ESPN

ESPNThe New York Yankees were not trying to flex their marketplace muscles before their town was taken over by Peyton Manning and Richard Sherman (Or is it Richard Sherman and Peyton Manning?). Giving $155 million…





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Texas executes Mexican despite opposition – Irish Times

Irish TimesRelatives of Mexican inmate Edgar Tamayo Arias walk in a procession in Miacatlan, Mexico. Edgar Tamayo Arias was executed by lethal injection in Texas, USA, on 22 January despite protests from Mexico and objections…


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Researchers hit 1.4Tbps speeds – iAfrica.com

iAfrica.comA team of researchers have successfully completed a groundbreaking trial, achieving 1.4 terabits per second over fibre. The field trial, by Alcatel-Lucent and BT, saw a connection between London and Suffolk taking place (over 400…
















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Australia accuses Snowden of ‘treachery’ – Financial Times

Financial TimesAustralia has accused Edward Snowden of “unprecedented treachery” and defended Canberra’s intelligence co-operation with Washington in the face of rising tensions with Indonesia over the US whistleblower’s spying allegations. Julie Bishop, Australia’s …US leaker…










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Seahawks QB and Richard Sherman speak out – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSeattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman says he’s surprised his interview after the NFC championship game became the focus, following two days of reaction to his post-game comments. Quarterback Russell Wilson also reacted. (Jan. 22)….




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Iran’s Rouhani takes Davos spotlight – AFP

AFPDavos — Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani takes centre stage at the Davos World Economic Forum Thursday, as he seeks to drum up investment for his sanctions-hit economy amid thawing relations with the West. Rouhani leads…








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