Vicmarie Gutierrez

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For A Long And Healthy Life, It Matters Where You Live

It's not just how long you live that matters. It's healthy life expectancy – the additional years of good health you can expect once you hit 65.<p>And by that measure, a new analysis shows it makes a lot of difference where Americans live.<p>Hawaiians are lucky in more than their idyllic weather and …

World Trade Center owners lose 9/11 compensation bid

<b>Owners of the World Trade Center cannot demand billions more dollars in compensation for the 9/11 attacks, a New York judge has ruled.</b><p>The twin towers owners wanted more insurance money, in addition to the $5bn (£3.3bn) already claimed, from the airlines of the hijacked planes.<p>But lawyers for the …

World Trade Center

DOJ Put A Hold On Trial Evidence, So Zimmerman Won't Get His Gun Back Yet

The hold is standard procedure and does not reveal whether the Justice Department plans to pursue a new prosecution of Zimmerman, 29, said the official, who would speak only on condition of anonymity.<p>A jury in Sanford, Florida, found Zimmerman not guilty of second-degree murder on …

Detroit files for bankruptcy protection

DETROIT -- The city of Detroit filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection in federal court Thursday, laying the groundwork for a historic effort to bail out a city that is sinking under billions of dollars in debt and decades of mismanagement, population flight and loss of tax revenue.<p>The bankruptcy …

Spider-Man Spidey Sense T-Shirt: My Wallet is Tingling! - Technabob

Spider-Man’s Spider Sense alerts him to danger and allows his body to react on its own to avoid attacks. Thinkgeek’s Tingling Electronic Spidey Sense …

Ikea considers opening West Bank store

Ikea, the Swedish furniture chain store that has become a global brand, is considering opening a branch in Ramallah, the economic hub of the West …

Topics that spark Wikipedia 'edit wars' revealed

<b>Articles about ex-US President George W Bush and anarchism are the most hotly contested on Wikipedia's English-language edition, research suggests.</b><p>Scientists analysed page edits in 10 editions to find topics fought over by contributors to the open encyclopaedia.<p>While some topics were locally …

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Airline ticket 'discrimination' concern

<b>A new booking system for air tickets could see some passengers being discriminated against due to their nationality, age or race, MEPs claim.</b><p>The airlines want to offer more options to passengers booking tickets through price comparison sites, such as in-flight movies and wider seats.<p>At the moment …

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US to resume Guantanamo genital searches

The US government has won a federal appeal to continue genital searches of inmates at the Guantanamo Bay US Naval Base in Cuba..<p>The ruling on Wednesday granted a temporary delay in enforcing a court order that banned the practice of full body inspections and gave the Obama administration time to …

Nokia's Q2 Handset Sales Disappoint After 'Difficult Start' To Year

Investors are getting anxious in the bold but bumpy turnaround for struggling phone maker Nokia. The company’s shares fell 6% in Helsinki this morning after it reported a 4% fall in group handset sales from the first quarter to 53.7 units, slipping below forecasts for sales of 56.2 million.<p>Sales of …

Dell delays vote on buyout by founder Michael Dell

<b>Dell has announced an eleventh-hour delay on a vote on founder Michael Dell's plan to buy the computer maker.</b><p>Thursday's vote at a shareholders' meeting at Dell's Texas headquarters has been put back until next Wednesday so the board can drum up more support.<p>Mr Dell has spent the past five months …

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Panama Charges North Korean Ship's Crew

The crew of a North Korean ship carrying a clandestine cargo of Cold War-era weapons from Cuba has been charged with endangering public security by Panamanian authorities, who seized the vessel earlier this week.<p>The North Korean vessel en route from Cuba was seized as it attempted to transit the …

Snowden's disclosure prompts global debate over privacy versus national security

The National Security Agency’s secret surveillance programs were the subject of a testy open hearing in the House of Representatives on Wednesday.<p>Those programs are not so secret, of course, since Edward Snowden blew their cover with his leaks a few weeks ago.<p>While the leaks focused on surveillance …

Heathrow fire on Boeing Dreamliner 'started in battery component'

The fire on board a Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Heathrow last week started in a component carrying lithium batteries, investigators have said, in a …

Boeing Dreamliner: Air investigators urge action over fire

<b>Air accident investigators looking into the Boeing 787 Dreamliner fire at Heathrow last week may have identified the cause.</b><p>They have asked that all Boeing 787s switch off an electrical component until further notice.<p>In a statement, the Air Accidents Investigation Branch said a transmitter used to …

Aviation

Letters: End Cuba embargo

Javier Corrales, an American academic based in Massachusetts, apparently considers himself an expert on the Cuban economy and is recognised as such …

The 'Fab Four' Economies American Companies Want To Invest In

Besides investing in their home markets, more than half of American business executives said they want to invest abroad over the next 12 months.<p>Four of them stand out.<p>According to a survey by KPMG on Wednesday, 69% of American businesses said they plan on pumping money into markets overseas. …

Google and Microsoft earnings disappoint

<b>Two of the world's biggest technology companies, Google and Microsoft, have badly missed earnings expectations for the second quarter.</b><p>Google reported profits of $9.7bn (£6.4bn), up 16% from a year ago but less than analysts were expecting.<p>Microsoft made $4.5bn in the second quarter, but announced …

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World Trade Center owners fail in bid to claim more damages from airlines

The owners of the World Trade Center cannot demand billions of dollars more in insurance money for the destruction caused by the September 11 …

White House stays silent on renewal of NSA data collection order

The Obama administration is refusing to say whether it will seek to renew a court order that permits the National Security Agency's bulk collection …