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E-cigarettes can be key weapon against smoking, say MPs

Vaping is much less harmful than normal cigarettes and it shouldn't be treated the same way, MPs warn. Source: BBC

Aretha Franklin: Tributes flow in for Queen of Soul

The preacher's daughter who became an American soul music legend has died at the age of 76. Source: BBC

How a ‘jellyfish’-shaped structure relieves pressure in your cells

Scientists have solved the structure of a key protein that senses when our cells swell.

Human wastewater valuable to global agriculture, economics

It may seem off-putting to some, but human waste is full of nutrients that can be recycled into valuable products that could promote agricultural sustainability and better economic independence for some developing countries, says a new study.

Researchers are developing vaccines for human parasites

Researchers outline their lessons learned while creating vaccine candidates for hookworm and schistosomiasis.

Pompeo forms “Iran Action Group” for post-nuclear deal policy

The group will coordinate and run policy toward Iran as the administration moves ahead with its plans after withdrawing from the international nuclear pact

U.N. report highlights dangers for kids deported from U.S.

Children's agency warns that, "being returned to impossible situations makes it more likely that they will migrate again"

Turks are smashing their iPhones to protest Trump

Turks show support for their gov't as it clashes with U.S. over a jailed American Pastor Andrew Brunson by destroying U.S. products

Turkey’s economy plummets amid U.S. sanctions

The Turkish lira has been falling in value for months, but last week it plummeted because of a dispute over an American pastor being detained in the country. The U.S. hit Turkey with sanctions and a doubling of tariffs on steel and aluminum. CBS News foreign correspondent Holly Williams reports.

Italian bridge collapse survivor says it came down “like flour”

Valentina Galbusera said the bridge started shaking in front of her before it collapsed

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Westminster car crash: Man charged with attempted murder

Salih Khater will appear in court charged with the attempted murder of pedestrians and police. Source: BBC

Parecían la familia perfecta hasta que la esposa y sus dos hijas aparecieron muertas

Chris y Shanann Watts mostraban su vida aparentemente feliz en las redes sociales. Compartían fotos de sus vacaciones con sus hijas, Bella y Celeste. Para sus amigos y vecinos parecían la familia perfecta. Hasta que ella y las niñas fueron asesinadas y él detenido como sospechoso. Fuente: Cnnenespanol.com

Brexit vote campaign gets £1m from Superdry co-founder

Multi-millionaire tycoon says he donated because "we have a genuine chance to turn this around". Source: BBC