Precandidate to the presidency for the ruling Victory Front (FpV) Daniel Scioli has supported Cabinet Chief and precandidate for BA province governor Aníbal Fernández, who has been accused of orchestrating the so called “triple murder” in a drug related case.• Scioli to miss Domínguez' campaign closure
Secretary General to the Presidency Eduardo “Wado” de Pedro has accused judge Claudio Bonadio of slandering President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner.• Real estate agent denies money allegations
The head of ministers renewed his criticism of Julián Domínguez, his competitor in the Buenos Aires province electoral race, denying again a media report that connected him with the General Rodríguez crime.• AF points fingers at Domínguez for report
The lawyer of Martín Lanatta, who accused Aníbal Fernández of being the "mastermind" of the General Rodríguez triple-murder, said his defendant “never” mentioned the candidate to win the Victory Front (FpV) nomination in the province of Buenos Aires had any involvement in the high-profile case.
Fernando Espinoza, the mayor of the Buenos Aires province locality of La Matanza, denied accusations by Cabinet Chief Aníbal Fernández, that his BA electoral challengers were behind the TV report that involved Fernández in the 2008 triple-murder of General Rodríguez.
Wall Street ended lower today for a third straight session as investors worried about a rise in interest rates while Apple's shares hit their lowest in over six months.
By Federico Poore
According to a police report, the damages made to the Av Libertador building were journalist Jorge Lanata lives were caused by a street fight between a homeless man and the private security officers who patrolled the building.
The US dollar was half a cent higher today in banks and foreign exchange agencies, closing at 9.21 pesos. Meanwhile, the so called "blue" dollar increased one cent at 14.90 pesos.
Central Bank governor Alejandro Vanoli ruled out new measures to be taken in the foreign exchange market, rejecting a devaluation of Argentina’s peso currency and highlighting the increase in fixed-term deposits
Republican US Representative Ed Royce, the chairman of the House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee, has introduced legislation to disapprove of the nuclear agreement between world powers and Iran.
Both Greece and its lenders have said they were optimistic they could broker a deal within days on a multi-billion euro bailout, striking a surprisingly upbeat tone on a process previously fraught with bitterness.• Greece expects deal by August 18
Authorities continued the battle against some 23 wildfires in California, ordering 13 thousand people to evacuate the area, hit by a historic drought.
Two people died and three others were hospitalized early today in Toronto in shootings that started at a party affiliated with rapper Drake's annual music festival, Toronto police said.