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International News Archive - June 26, 2009

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Australian airline Qantas Airways said Friday it was canceling an order for 15 Dreamliner 787 jets, Boeing's long-delayed, wide-body aircraft.

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Japan's Financial Services Authority said it ordered Citibank to cease its advertising for one month based on suspicious business transactions.

Researchers from the University of Valladolid have constructed a demographic and economic simulation model called 'Carrión', which projects the costs of pensions, Social Security contributions and GDP up until 2060.

Word of the Day
penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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