Drought in Mexico reveals 400-year-old church

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Drought in Mexico reveals 400-year-old church

A church that has been covered by water for years has been exposed as southern Mexico experiences drought conditions. The Nezahualcoyotl reservoir has dropped by 25 metres, The Associated Press reports, exposing the centuries-old Temple of Santiago (also known as ...

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3 Reasons Why You Should See Bridge of Spies

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3 Reasons Why You Should See Bridge of Spies, 1 Reason Why You Shouldn’t

Bridge of Spies tells the true story of James B. Donovan, a respected New York insurance attorney who is asked to defend an accused Soviet spy during the height of the Cold War. Donovan, played by Tom Hanks, accepts the controversial case as his patriotic duty and does so well that he is eventually asked by the CIA to negotiate a prisoner exchange in East Germany, but ...

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This Barclays exec disliked the way banks treat the poor so he quit

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This Barclays exec disliked the way banks treat the poor so he quit to join a startup that ‘champions the underdog’

Anthony Watson has held board level positions at Barclays, Citi, and Wells Fargo, and served as chief information officer for Nike.

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Anthony Watson, Bitreserve/Uphold CEO

In short, he is used to dealing with multi-billion dollar balance sheets and huge technology budgets.

But the 39-year-old’s ...

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Pope Francis meets Fidel Castro in Cuba

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Pope Francis meets Fidel Castro in Cuba

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by Nick Squires
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Havana: Pope Francis met Fidel Castro on Sunday at the Cuban revolutionary leader’s home in Havana, after an outdoor mass attended by tens of thousands of people in the capital.

The two men held a “friendly and informal conversation” for about 40 minutes, Vatican spokesman Reverend Federico Lombardi said.

They also exchanged gifts. Fidel Castro gave the Pope a copy of Fidel and Religion, a book based on conversations ...

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