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Brazil expects to account for 10 pct. of U.S. fresh beef imports
| BRAZIL US/BEEF | 01 de julio de 2015
Sao Paulo, Jul 1 (EFE).- Brazilian fresh beef exporters welcomed the reopening of the U.S. market and said they soon expect to account for 10 percent of U.S. imports of that food product, sector sources said Wednesday.
Russian Constitutional Court allows early parliamentary elections
| RUSSIA ELECTIONS | 01 de julio de 2015
Moscow, Jul 1 (EFE) .- The Russian Constitutional Court gave the green light on Wednesday to reschedule parliamentary elections nearly three months earlier than its original date, originally set on Dec. 4, 2016.
UNICEF urges Latin America to regulate advertisement of unhealthy food
| LATIN AMERICA OBESITY | 01 de julio de 2015
San Jose, Jul 1 (EFE).- The United Nations Children's Fund, or UNICEF, urged Latin American countries Tuesday to regulate advertisement of food and drinks that encourage unhealthy eating among children.
IS affiliate claims responsibility for Egypt's Sinai attacks
| EGYPT TERRORISM | 01 de julio de 2015
Cairo, Jul 1 (EFE) .- Islamic State-affiliated Wilayat Sina (Sinai Province) jihadist group claimed responsibility for a series of suicide attacks and bombings on Wednesday against several security checkpoints in the northern Sinai Peninsula, leaving dozens dead and wounded.