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Vital role of marine predators in supplying nutrients to coral reef ecology

It's long been known that sharks help nourish coral reefs, but exactly to what extent has never been scientifically mapped out -- until now.

Trump stance on Charlottesville violence angers Republicans

Leading Republicans reject Mr Trump's view that "both sides" were to blame for Saturday's violence. Source: BBC

Drinking coffee could lead to a longer life, scientist says

Scientists have found that people who drink coffee appear to live longer. Drinking coffee was associated with lower risk of death due to heart disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes, and kidney disease. People who consumed a cup of coffee a day were 12 percent less likely to die compared to those who didn't drink coffee. This association was even stronger for those who drank two to three cups a day -- 18 percent reduced chance of death.

Tens of thousands rally in Paris to protest same-sex marriage

Protesters marched in Paris to call for the repeal of a law allowing gay marriage, six months before France’s next presidential election

Jujube genome study sheds light on fruit tree’s domestication

Researchers have sequenced the genome of the dry jujube. They identified the genomic region that underlies the sugar and acid content of the fruits -- a key factor in jujube domestication -- as well as genes involved in fruit texture and breeding compatibility. The genome will serve as a resource for jujube breeding efforts.

Origin of human genus may have occurred by chance

An often cited claim that humans, who are smarter and more technologically advanced than their ancestors, originated in response to climate change is challenged in a new report.

May tells MPs: I got us into this mess and I will get us...

Theresa May apologises to Tory MPs for election "mess" and says she will serve "as long as you want me to". Source: BBC

Officials charge 3 men linked to shark dragging video incident

Each face two felony counts of aggravated animal cruelty in wake of viral video that surfaced over the summer in Florida

Canoe fake death wife: ‘Guilt for the rest of my life’

A woman who helped her husband fake his own death has said she will feel guilt "for the rest of my life" Source: BBC

U.K. police admit American wrongly arrested in jogging-rage case

The search is still on for a road-rage jogger who shoved a woman into the path of a London bus

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California propone un plan para poner impuestos a los mensajes de texto

Un nuevo recargo propuesto por la Comisión de Servicios Públicos de California (CPUC, por sus siglas en inglés) no sería un impuesto por texto, sino una tarifa mensual basada en una factura de celular que incluye cualquier tarifa por servicios de mensajes de texto. Fuente: Cnnenespanol.com

Remueven del mercado tampones de Kotex después de reportes de que se deshacen

En algunos casos, los usuarios buscaron "atención médica para eliminar las piezas de tampón que quedaban en el cuerpo", decía el anuncio del retiro. Fuente: Cnnenespanol.com

Brexit: Theresa May arrives at EU summit after surviving vote

The prime minister says she wants to get new assurances from the EU over the Irish backstop plan. Source: BBC