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Obama vetará iniciativas que impliquen un retroceso sobre normas de inmigración

<b>(CNNMéxico) —</b> Cualquier proyecto de ley que represente un retroceso respecto a los cambios que se han hecho en materia de inmigración será vetado, dijo el martes el mandatario de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, en su discurso sobre el Estado de la Unión.<p>"No podemos poner la seguridad de las familias …

Presidente Obama defiende gestión económica y apuesta por alza de impuestos

El Presidente de Estados Unidos, Barack Obama, pronunció anoche el tradicional discurso del Estado de la Unión, esta vez ante un Congreso con mayoría …

Babadook (2014), de Jennifer Kent

Te he parido, pero te odio. Sigo en fase femenina (pura casualidad, ha coincidido así, ni miro nacionalidad ni sexo, solo intento ver buen cine en un …

Los felices días de Hawking

Jane Wilde, primera esposa del científico, narra veinticinco años de matrimonio en 'Hacia el infinito'<p>Viendo su apariencia frágil, con su vestido de …

El primer director del Tamayo en la era post Kusama

Juan Andrés Gaitán es el nuevo director del Museo Tamayo. El historiador de arte canadiense-colombiano ocupó el puesto el 7 de enero, en medio de un fenómeno nunca antes visto en la historia del museo: las interminables filas de gente que esperaba para ver la exposición <i>Obsesión Infinita</i> de Yayoi …

Shazam music-discovery app valued at $1bn

Shazam, the mobile music recognition service, has raised $30m in a funding round that pushes its valuation to $1bn.<p>The company has not revealed who the new backers are, but says they had not previously invested in Shazam.<p>Its core product is a music recognition app which can be installed on mobiles, …

Apps

Apple acquires media analytics startup Semetric, seemingly as part of Beats Music relaunch

The Guardian is reporting that Apple has acquired media analytics startup Semetric, apparently as part of the ongoing Beats Music relaunch. Of note, Semetric owns Musicmetrics, an analytics tool for artists to track the popularity of their music around the web.<p>Apple replied to the Guardian with its …

Samsung drops Snapdragon 810 in favor of Exynos for Galaxy S6 – Bloomberg

Samsung will be using in-house Exynos chips for the Galaxy S6, dropping Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 processor due to overheating issues, a credible report claims.<p>The report comes from <i>Bloomberg</i>, which cites “people with direct knowledge of the matter.” This isn’t the first time we’re hearing that …

Gear & Gadgets

US home construction up 4.4 percent in December

WASHINGTON (AP) — Construction of new homes rebounded in December, helping to push activity for the entire year to the highest level since the peak …

Housing

A Plan Is Floating Around Davos To Spend $90 Trillion Redesigning All The Cities So They Don't Need Cars

That is one of the more ambitious (and possibly outlandish) ideas knocking around the World Economic Forum at Davos, Switzerland, on Thursday morning. The Davos meeting is the annual conclave of the world's ruling class: presidents and prime ministers, CEOs, and religious figures (and the thousands …

Al Gore

Fortune.com

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With time ticking on hostages, Japan wants to communicate with ISIS

<b>(CNN) —</b> Japanese officials want to talk to ISIS. But can they get in touch with the militant group? And if they do, can they do anything to save the lives of two Japanese men being held hostage?<p>Time is running out: ISIS put out a video Tuesday giving the Japanese government 72 hours to pay $200 …

Japan

Lawyers for U.S. couple charged in Bali killing cast doubt on indictments

Lawyers representing an American couple charged with murdering the woman's mother in Indonesia and stuffing her body in a suitcase argued Wednesday that the indictments are inaccurate and should be annulled.<p>Heather Mack, 19, of Chicago, and her boyfriend, Tommy Schaefer, 21, of Oak Park, are being …

Mass stabbing on Tel Aviv bus by Palestinian 'terrorist'

Ten people injured as Palestinian man launches knife attack on commuter bus in Tel Aviv before being shot and injured while trying to escape<p>A knife-wielding passenger <b>wounded up to a dozen people in a busy Tel Aviv commuter bus</b> on Wednesday in an apparent Palestinian "lone wolf" attack similar to a …

Dieron a conocer la denuncia completa del fiscal Alberto Nisman contra Cristina Kirchner

El fallecido fiscal acusó a la Presidenta de canjear con Irán impunidad por negocios; también involucró al canciller Timerman, a D'Elía y al diputado …

El ‘caso Nisman’ ahonda la fractura social y política en Argentina

Miles de personas reclaman transparencia en la investigación. Sectores cercanos al Gobierno dicen que el fiscal se quitó la vida por miedo a fracasar …

¿Es Cuba una "democracia particular"?

<b>Cuando suena el timbre de las escuelas en el barrio del Vedado, en La Habana, un grupo de niños no se va directamente a casa sino a un colorido edificio. Ahí pasan horas ensayando.</b><p>La actuación, la música y el baile incluso ha llevado a algunos de ellos a México, España y Estados Unidos.<p>Lo peculiar …

NASA's Massive New Robot Arm Could Build Even Lighter and Stronger Spacecraft

Watch ISAAC weave complex curved composite materials.<p>The future of manufacturing rockets could look a lot like ISAAC, this robot with a 16-point swiveling head, and the newest addition to NASA's Langley Center in Hampton, Virginia.<p>ISAAC was designed with one thing in mind: composites. With its many …

Davos is still mostly a men’s club

The World Economic Forum says it’s trying to encourage more of its members to bring women to Davos. Its members aren’t doing a great job. This year, only 17% of participants at the annual invitation-only conference are women.<p>The gender imbalance underscores how women are often left out of …

World Economic Forum

The Search for a Slogan

What Hillary, Jeb, Rand and the rest could learn from the history of campaign catchphrases.<p>With the dawn of the new year, the campaigns for president are moving into high gear, at least in private. Strategies are being fine-tuned, consultants and staff are being hired, donors are choosing sides. …

History

¿Puede la melancolía enriquecer nuestra capacidad creativa?

<b>¿Puede ser la melancolía una buena aliada de la creatividad? Según afirman varios estudios, es muy posible que sí. Un ejemplo, Van Gogh, quien en sus</b> …

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