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Nalbandian rolls into Buenos Aires final

BY : | 2008

Top-seeded David Nalbandian was an easy 6-1 6-2 semifinal winner against Juan Ignacio Chela Saturday at the Copa Telmex tennis tournament in Buenos Aires.Nalbandian, No. 11 in the latest rankings on the men's tour and a native of Buenos Aires,...

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Nalbandian avoids upset in Argentina

BY : | 2008

No. 1 seed David Nalbandian stayed alive in the Copa Telmex Friday by rallying past Potito Starace and earning a berth in the semifinals in Buenos Aires.Nalbandian came from a set down and waited out a long rain delay in the second set to defeat...

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Argentine girls has 2nd set of triplets

BY : | 2008

A teenage mother made headlines in Argentina after giving birth to her second set of triplets.The 16-year-old girl is now the mother of seven children in all. Known only as Pamela, the girl had her first child at age 14, the BBC reported Friday.Both...

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Andreev reaches quarters in Argentina

BY : | 2008

Sixth-seeded Igor Andreev and No. 8 seed Filippo Volandri advanced past the second round Thursday at the Copa Telmex.Andreev shook off a second-set lapse to defeat Jiri Vanek 6-1, 0-6, 6-4. Volandri was a 7-5, 7-5 winner over Sergio Roitman on the...

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Colombia: Officials know hostage location

BY : | 2008

Colombian officials said Thursday they know the whereabouts of four hostages who leftist rebels have promised to release, El Tiempo reported online.Intelligence officials in Bogota declined to say what they would do with the information.Colombia's...

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Barge, ferry collide in Brazil, three dead

BY : | 2008

At least three people were killed and 20 others were missing Thursday after a barge and a ferry collided in the Brazilian Amazon River, O Globo TV reported.The ferry, which reportedly was carrying at least 100 passengers, sank. There were no reports...

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Brazil investigating industrial espionage

BY : | 2008

The theft of laptops and computer hard drives belonging to Brazilian oil company Petrobras has been labeled industrial espionage, it was reported Thursday.The four laptops and two hard drives, containing confidential information about Petrobras'...

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Nalbandian survives three-setter

BY : | 2008

No. 1 seed David Nalbandian survived a difficult test Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Copa Telemex.Nalbandian defeated Fabio Fognini 7-6 (7-5), 4-6, 6-3 in this clay court event.Juan Ignacio Chela also reached the quarterfinals with a...

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Argentina won't recognize Kosovo

BY : | 2008

Argentina will not acknowledge the independence of Kosovo for fear of the impact it could have on its own dispute with Britain over the Falklands. However, Argentine officials said they would make no specific statement on the issue, Clarin newspaper...

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Ex-minister questioned on abductions

BY : | 2008

A former Argentine interior minister was detained for questioning Tuesday about his alleged ties to two abductions during the country's former dictatorship. Albano Harguindeguy was taken from his home and questioned before a judge. He was put under...

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No. 2 and No. 3 seeds lose in Argentina

BY : | 2008

Second-seeded Argentine Juan Monaco and third-seeded Spaniard Carlos Moya were both eliminated Tuesday in the first round of the Copa Telmex tennis tournament.Monaco lost to countryman Augustin Calleri 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 and Moya, last week's runner-up...

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Top-seeded Pennetta loses in Bogota opener

BY : | 2008

Top-seeded Italian Flavia Pennetta was among the opening-round losers Tuesday at the Copa Colsanitas Santander tennis tournament. Pennetta, who won in Vina del Mar last week, was beaten by Argentine qualifier Betina Jozami 6-1, 2-6, 6-4. Pennetta...

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