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Washington, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) Scientists at MIT's McGovern Institute for Brain Research may have successfully pinpointed the part of the brain that causes pessimistic thought.


Los Angeles, USA, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) The shark thriller The Meg, directed by Jon Turteltaub, is today topping the box office in the United States, where it surpassed 44.5 million dollars in its opening weekend.


Moscow, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) Russia's foreign ministry has stressed today that it has complied with the elimination of chemical weapons, while the United States has maintained an irresponsible attitude towards agreements to control them.


Rome, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) FAO has noted today that nearly a third of the world's soils are degraded in a world where more than 815 million people are suffering from hunger and malnutrition.


Brasilia, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) US Secretary of State James Mattis is starting a South American tour here today with the express objective of resuming Washington''s influence and defending US interests in the region.


Ankara, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said today that his country will promote talks with the Government of the United States to deal with the current crisis in bilateral relations, official media reported.


Seoul, Aug 13 (Prensa Latina) The United States reiterated today that it is too early to speak of an official declaration about the end of the Korean War (1950-53), despite the rapprochement between Washington, Seoul and Pyongyang.


La Paz, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) This is the moment to be united and not divided, affirmed today the former president of the Union of South American Nations (Unasur), Ernesto Samper, highlighting the region''s challenges in the face of the imperialist attack.


Teherán, Aug 12 (Prensa Latina)The French energy giant Total had said it would pull out of the project if unable to secure a US sanctions waiver.


Bagdad,Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is expected to visit Turkey and Iran next week amid US-imposed sanctions on Ankara and Tehran, an official said today.


Los Ángeles, USA Aug 12 (Prensa Latina) This year's Teen Choice Awards will air on Sunday August 12, live from Los Angeles, California, and you can expect an entertaining two hours filled with performances, accolades, and fashion.