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Judge orders pretrial detention for Guatemalan ex-president
| GUATEMALA GOVERNMENT | 03 de septiembre de 2015
Guatemala City, Sep 3 (EFE).- A Guatemalan judge on Thursday ordered temporary pretrial detention "to guarantee the physical safety" of former Guatemalan president Otto Perez Molina, who is accused of heading the so-called "La Linea" customs department corruption network.
Donald Trump commits to supporting Republican presidential nominee
| US ELECTIONS | 03 de septiembre de 2015
New York, Sep 3 (EFE).- Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump on Thursday signed a loyalty pledge committing himself to support the 2016 GOP nominee for president and promising not to mount an independent run for president, something that could take votes from the eventual Republican nominee and make winning the White House impossible.
Apple, 3 other tech giants pay $415 mn to settle pay lawsuit
| US TECHNOLOGY | 03 de septiembre de 2015
San Francisco, Sep 3 (EFE).- Apple, Google, Intel and Adobe will pay $415 million (372 million euros) to settle a class action lawsuit that alleged the firms conspired to hold down tech workers' pay.
Spain's Muguruza bounced from U.S. Open in 2nd round
| TENNIS US OPEN | 03 de septiembre de 2015
New York, Sep 3 (EFE).- Spain's Garbiñe Muguruza became the latest upset victim in U.S. Open women's singles, falling 7-6 (7-4), 6-7 (4-7), 6-2 in Thursday's second-round action to Britain's Johanna Konta to join five other top-10 seeds who have been eliminated in the first week.
66 Pct. of Americans have good opinion of pope, survey shows
| US POPE | 03 de septiembre de 2015
Washington, Sep 3 (EFE).- Sixty-six percent of U.S. citizens have a "favorable" or "very favorable" opinion of Pope Francis, who will visit this country in late September, according to a survey released Thursday.