Silvia Albornoz

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Our Dream Emmys, and the Boring Stuff That Will Happen Instead

The 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards will air this Sunday night on Fox, hosted by Andy Samberg. Are you excited? Do you have high hopes? No? Welcome to the Emmy's.<p>While TV is better, and less on actual TV, than ever (ask almost anyone), the Emmy's tend to be an ultra-staid, low-key affair where …

Microsoft Forces Windows 10 Onto Windows 7 And Windows 8

The saga continues.<p>Following news that Windows 10 automatically downloads onto Windows 7 and Windows 8 for users who choose to upgrade, Microsoft has now confirmed it has taken things one serious step further: Windows 10 will now download on computers even when users chose NOT to upgrade.<p>This …

Windows 10

Sunday, Dec 21, 2014

Starving, seething and scared: Eastern Ukraine's residents struggle to survive

Yuri Poznychenko has lived in the village of Stepanovka, close to Ukraine's border with Russia, all his life.<p>Poznychenko, 67, was born a few years after the Red Army recaptured this land -- and the strategic hill of Saur Mogila nearby -- from Nazi forces. He is a stoic man, a farmer who knows …

Normalistas y la Ceteg radicalizarán protestas

A horas de que se cumpla un mes de la desaparición de 43 estudiantes de la Normal Rural Raúl Isidro Burgos de Ayotzinapa, la Coordinadora Estatal de Trabajadores de la Educación de Guerrero (Ceteg) y alumnos de la escuela acordaron radicalizar hoy sus protestas, con la toma de aeropuertos y casetas …

UNC grads likely keep degrees despite fraud

What happens to the 3,100 students who enrolled in fake classes and now have a degree stamped with the seal of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill -- an institution consistently ranked among the nation's top public schools?<p>Likely nothing.<p>The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools is …

Drifting Russian fuel ship is towed away from Canada coast

<b>Canadian coast guards have attached a tow line to a Russian container ship drifting without power in rough seas off British Columbia.</b><p>The Simushir cargo ship is carrying hundreds of tons of fuel, prompting fears it could run aground and cause a spill along the pristine coast.<p>A Canadian ship is now …

Rowing

Nepal Annapurna: Trekking disaster toll reaches 39

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1116000/1116867_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524762883_76dc7d67d2699342fb8c5595bf75a5eb<p><b>Snowstorms and avalanches have killed 39 trekkers on a popular hiking route in the Himalayas, Nepali officials say.</b><p>After a fourth day of searches, 384 …

Mountaineering

Vladimir Putin signs historic $20bn oil deal with Iran to bypass Western sanctions

Five-year accord will see Russia help Iran organise oil sales, but government denies it has violated international obligations<p>Vladimir Putin has agreed a $20bn (£11.8bn) trade deal with Iran that will see Russia sidestep Western sanctions on its energy sector.<p>Under the terms of a five-year accord, …

Oil

India's rich to quadruple wealth in four years as ranks of multimillionaires grow

A sixth more people are worth at least £2.2m than a year ago and demand for luxury goods is on the rise<p>They call it the Richie Rich Club, and it is about to get even richer. India's wealthiest will quadruple their net worth in the next four years, a report says, with hundreds of thousands of new …

Elle Macpherson's Green Fountain of Youth

In the year that she hits her half century birthday, the world's most famous super model gives up one of her best kept health secrets.<p>When The Body—aka Elle Macpherson, now 50—cues us into one of her diet secrets, the world takes note. Such is the case with her new green superfood powder, The Super …

Google Joining With Pharma Company to Build its Smart Contact Lens

Pharmaceutical company Novartis announced Tuesday that its eye care division, Alcon, will license Google’s smart contact lens technology, creating a …