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Federer withstands Groth's power, advances to Wimbledon 4th round
| TENNIS WIMBLEDON | 04 de julio de 2015
London, Jul 4 (EFE).- Swiss seven-time champion Roger Federer neutralized the power of Australian Sam Groth, holder of the record for the fastest serve in tennis history, en route to a 6-4, 6-4, 6-7 (5-7), 6-2 third-round victory Saturday at Wimbledon.
"What they're doing with Greece has a name: terrorism", Varufakis says
| GREECE CRISIS | 04 de julio de 2015
Madrid, Jul 4 (EFE).- "What they're doing with Greece has a name: terrorism," Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varufakis said in an interview published Saturday in El Mundo, in which he maintains that if the "Yes" vote wins tomorrow's referendum, democracy will be in danger because fear would have won.
Hundreds of educators march in Mexico against teacher evaluations
| MEXICO TEACHERS | 04 de julio de 2015
Mexico City, Jul 4 (EFE).- Hundreds of teachers who object to recently imposed educational reforms are staging protest marches Saturday in several Mexican cities, while the Public Education Secretariat, or SEP, is evaluating thousands more for the acceptance and promotion of teaching staff.
Brazil says diplomatic spat with U.S. over spying has been resolved
| BRAZIL US | 04 de julio de 2015
Sao Paulo, Jul 4 (EFE).- Brazil's government said Saturday that its diplomatic spat with the United States over high-level spying has been resolved, brushing aside the latest revelations by WikiLeaks about U.S. eavesdropping on the South American nation.
Panama snubs Miss Universe pageant in response to Trump's remarks
| PANAMA TRUMP | 04 de julio de 2015
Panama City, Jul 4 (EFE).- Panama has joined the countries that will not be sending contestants to the Miss Universe beauty pageant in reaction to the disparaging remarks about Mexican immigrants made by the owner of the franchise, Donald Trump, the contest's organizers in the Central American country said.
Fidel Castro reappears in public at a meeting of master cheesemakers
| CUBA CASTRO | 04 de julio de 2015
Havana, Jul 4 (EFE).- The leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro, reappeared in public at a meeting lasting more than four hours with the island's master cheesemakers at the Food Industry Research Institute, official media said Saturday.