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Oil prices up 12% after attack on key Saudi oil facilities

Oil prices jumped roughly 12% on Monday after an attack on Saudi Arabian crude oil facilities over the weekend sliced the kingdom's production in half and intensified concerns of retaliatory actions in the Middle East.
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Trump vs. Thunberg: The climate crisis could dominate Davos
US President Donald Trump and environmental activist Greta Thunberg are getting top billing at Davos this year as the conference for global elites turns its attention to the climate crisis and sustainability.
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I eat only strangers' leftover food – and it's the best diet I've ever had
To try to combat the mountain of food waste, diabetic Andrew Mayers decided to live on what people chuck in the bin. Even if it’s two doughnuts and a cucumberMy NHS dietician says that January is a dangerous month for diabetics such as me. The shops are full of Christmas leftovers: those high-calorie, nutrient-light foodstuffs, now for sale at massive discounts – confectionery collections, deep-filled mince pies, presentation tins of chocolate biscuits. You exert all that willpower over the festive period, and just when you think it’s safe to go back into the supermarkets …But in the last year I’ve pretty much stopped going into supermarkets. Or takeaways. Or fast-food joints. Not that I’ve stopped eating their products – I’ve restricted myself to hoovering up what other people bring on to the streets and squander: my own personal Deliveroo, free of charge. Continue reading...
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After Blue Monday there’s a whole week of emotions to follow
Tick off a universal calendar of mental health with Citronella Wednesday, Scarlet Friday and Pistachio SundayTomorrow is Blue Monday, the first day in the third week of January, and a day believed to be the most depressing of the year. Because it’s cold, and dark, and we are skint after Christmas, and we have failed on our resolutions and we are tired. We are very, very tired, a fatigue that is chained to the bones of us and weighs us down so we walk low to the ground, which is wet. Despite mental health charities sighingly reminding us that depression is not dictated by dates, for me there is something pleasing in the idea that we can quantify bad times. That we can neatly label our feelings. That a universal calendar of emotion can be anticipated, shared, and ticked off for another year. And who doesn’t love a colour chart?Calamine Pink Tuesday: The second Tuesday after having got away with a minor crime, such as forgetting to pay a bus fare, reusing a stamp, or plonking a broken office chair in a neighbour’s skip at twilight, is defined by unplaceable yet uncomfortable joy. It is a pale and fleshy pink this Tuesday, slightly sticky to the touch, its edges softened by the growing hope that you have won. And not for the last time! No, this is a day that feels like a turning point, where you threaten to pivot from oversensitive petty criminal to big time success story. It is a good day. It is short. Continue reading...
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Gulf carriers fly over Iraq, Iran after military action deters others
Qatar Airways, Emirates and several other Gulf airlines still fly in Iraqi and Iranian airspace and to cities in both countries, even as other international carriers have rerouted planes since the United States and Iran traded military strikes.
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LeBron James propels Lakers past Rockets and James Harden
HOUSTON — The Los Angeles Lakers were determined to start the second half of their season on a high note following a loss that snapped a nine-game winning streak. They were able to do that by riding a big third quarter to a 124-115 win over the Houston Rockets. LeBron James had 31 points and...
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La 'comida filipina para el alma' encuentra un hogar en este restaurante informal de Long Beach
El deseo de rendir homenaje a la cocina tradicional filipina y una necesidad inquieta de expresión creativa
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Houthi rebels kill at least 70 Yemeni soldiers in missile attack on mosque
Military sources say the attack came during evening prayers at a military base in Yemen’s Marib provinceHouthi rebels have killed at least 70 Yemeni soldiers in a missile attack on a mosque in the central province of Marib, according to medical and military sources.The Houthis attacked a mosque in a military camp in Marib – about 170km (105 miles) east of Sanaa – during evening prayers on Saturday, military sources said. Continue reading...
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What's next for Conor McGregor? Dana White says Khabib Nurmagomedov 'is the fight to make'
Dana White says Conor McGregor will get his rematch, should Khabib Nurmagomedov get through Tony Ferguson.        Related StoriesStephen A. Smith rips 'atrocious' Donald Cerrone performance at UFC 246: He was 'in over his head'Nate Diaz dismisses Conor McGregor's UFC 246 win over Donald Cerrone: 'Weak as f*ck'UFC 246 bonuses: Conor McGregor leads pack of five $50,000 winners 
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Why Rangers’ David Quinn may delay Brendan Lemieux’s return
Brendan Lemieux wants back in, but Rangers coach David Quinn wouldn’t say whether the feisty winger will play for the first time in 2020 in Sunday’s game against the Blue Jackets. Lemieux has been sidelined since fracturing his left hand while blocking a shot against the Hurricanes on Dec. 27, but he declared himself “fully...
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Mr. Sh–hole: Facebook technical issue causes bad translation of Xi Junping’s name
That’s one crappy computer glitch. Facebook was forced to apologize Saturday after a “technical issue” caused Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s name to appear as “Mr. Sh–hole” when translated from Burmese to English in posts on its platform, the company said. The blunder was noticed on the second day of Xi’s visit to the country to sign...
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Conor McGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return
Conor McGregor stopped Donald Cerrone with a head kick and punches 40 seconds into the first round at UFC 246 on Saturday night, announcing his return to mixed martial arts with his first victory since 2016.
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What’s on the line for Aaron Rodgers in battle vs. 49ers
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — It is not lost on Aaron Rodgers that he plays for a franchise whose address is 1265 Lombardi Drive, plays to bring a trophy that is named for the legendary Packers coach named Lombardi back to a charming green-and-gold place they proudly call Titletown USA. That is all the motivation any...
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Dolittles, Ranked
From Robert Downey Jr. to the Pixies, we ranked all your favorite Dolittles.
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¿Qué sigue para Conor McGregor? ¿Masvidal o Khabib? Dana White ya sabe…
LAS VEGAS.- Usualmente después de un duelo estelar, el presidente de UFC, Dana White, acostumbra torear las preguntas sobre el futuro de los peleadores.
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Stephen A. Smith rips 'atrocious' Donald Cerrone performance at UFC 246: He was 'in over his head'
Stephen A. Smith had a lot to say about Donald Cerrone after UFC 246 – none of it good.        Related StoriesUFC 246 results: Conor McGregor needs just 40 seconds to take out Donald CerroneTwitter reacts to Conor McGregor's quick TKO of Donald Cerrone at UFC 246Nate Diaz dismisses Conor McGregor's UFC 246 win over Donald Cerrone: 'Weak as f*ck' 
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Woman injures 2 after allegedly driving into traffic as a test of faith
A woman in Pennsylvania allegedly drove her car into oncoming traffic as a test of her faith in God and showed no remorse for her actions, according to authorities.
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Opinion: The sports world is better with Conor McGregor back in the octagon
There were realistic fears the best of Conor McGregor was behind us, but he put those to rest in a compelling win against Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone.      
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A Super Bowl trip is long overdue for Chiefs and Andy Reid
Maybe too much time has passed for there to be any kind of kinship any longer. Maybe the Chiefs are just another football team now in the eyes of the folks who live and die with the Jets, just another franchise that presently sits in a place Jets fans covet so ravenously — on the...
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Astros, Red Sox look ahead in wake of sign-stealing scandal
Players from two teams at the center of baseball’s sign-stealing scandal faced their fans on Saturday for the first time since the Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox ousted their managers amid the fallout from the investigation into Houston’s elaborate scheme.
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Australian government says to support tourism industry as bushfires recede
The Australian government said on Sunday it will provide financial aid to the country's tourism sector that's been badly hit by long-lasting bushfires, as business owners fretted about cancellations that stretch into the months ahead.
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Chacey Poynter: Witness to Murder
Hear for the first time from the woman at the center of a case prosecutors said was all about ”sex, lies, money and murder.” "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant reports.
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'1917' wins the PGA; is the Oscar next?
The award is a questionable Oscar predictor, but adds to "1917's" momentum.
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Conor McGregor's return draws announced 19,040 attendance, $11 million live gate at UFC 246
Saturday's UFC 246 event drew an announced attendance of 19,040 fans for a live gate of $11,089,129.30.        Related StoriesNate Diaz dismisses Conor McGregor's UFC 246 win over Donald Cerrone: 'Weak as f*ck'UFC 246 bonuses: Conor McGregor leads pack of five $50,000 winnersUFC 246 results: Conor McGregor needs just 40 seconds to take out Donald Cerrone 
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Se dicen 'ungidos por Dios' y matan a 7, (incluidos 5 niños y una mujer embarazada)
Los miembros de la secta colocaron hojas de plátano alrededor del galerón para que personas que pasaban por un camino cercano no vieran los ritos
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Stay in vogue with the new rogue eyeliners
Dare to take an unconventional approach to your makeupIt’s time to go rogue with your eyeliner. Many SS20 catwalks (like Victoria Beckham, Courreges, Mugler and, as seen here, Matty Bovan) showed models walking down the runway with lines drawn across and around eyes and brows in a way that was totally unexpected. You’ll need an eye primer (it creates a great canvas) and a steady hand (stretch the skin taut as you draw). And if you are wondering why on earth you’d try this look just remember: it’s a consistently conventional approach to makeup that causes premature ageing, not fine lines.1. Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Eyeliner £19, charlottetilbury.com 2. MAC Extra Dimension Eyeshadow in Evening Grey £16.50, maccosmetics.co.uk 3. Glossier Colorslide Gel Eyeliner £13, glossier.com 4. Victoria Beckham Satin Kajal EyeLiner £20, victoriabeckham.com 5. MAC Eye Kohl in Prunella £15, maccosmetics.co.uk Continue reading...
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Economie
Conor McGregor’s lightning-fast win sets off Twitter
Conor McGregor’s TKO win over Donald “Cowboy” Jones in UFC 246 on Saturday night took just 40 seconds. Not surprisingly, that drew plenty of hot takes on Twitter. Here are a few:
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Markazi: A changed man outside the Octagon, Conor McGregor dominates inside it in UFC return
Conor McGregor returned to mixed martial arts by defeating Donald 'Cowboy' Cerrone in 40 seconds at UFC 246 in one of his most dominant performances.
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Delbert Africa, Philadelphia MOVE group member linked to cop's death, released after 42 years
Delbert Orr Africa, a member of the MOVE 9 group, was released from prison in Pennsylvania Saturday, 42 years after he and eight other members were convicted of third-degree murder in a shootout that ended in the killing of a Philadelphia police officer.
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China Reports New Cases of Deadly Virus, Adding to Outbreak Concerns
The spread of the pneumonialike illness comes ahead of Lunar New Year, when hundreds of millions of people in China will travel.
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Huesos porosos como 'queso suizo' podrían ser la causa de dolor lumbar
Los cambios relacionados con la edad en el tejido cartilaginoso de la columna vertebral podrían facilitar un doloroso crecimiento de los nervios, dicen los investigadores
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Mixed martial arts: McGregor make fast work of Cerrone on UFC return
Former two-division champion Conor McGregor returned to the Octagon with a stunning knockout of Donald Cerrone in under a minute at UFC 246 on Saturday in his first fight since losing a lightweight title bout to Khabib Nurmagomedov 15 months ago.
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Conor McGregor wins in first UFC match in 15 months
Irish mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor was victorious in his first UFC match in over 15 months, with a technical knockout win over American opponent Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor blitzed Cerrone from the opening bell and won the fight less than a minute into the first round
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Conor McGregor def. Donald Cerrone at UFC 246: Best photos
Check out these photos highlighting Conor McGregor's TKO win over Donald Cerrone at UFC 246.        Related StoriesHolly Holm def. Raquel Pennington at UFC 246: Best photosAleksei Oleinik def. Maurice Greene at UFC 246: Best photosUFC 246 photos: Celebrities turn out for McGregor vs. 'Cowboy' 
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Merienda, Edinburgh: ‘Good in parts’ – restaurant review
Some of the small plates here are lovely, others merely bafflingMerienda, 30 North West Circus Place, Edinburgh EH3 6TP (0103 220 2020). All savoury dishes £5.90-£9.50, desserts £7, wines from £26There is a strain within postwar modern sculpture that, like the male ego, is dependent for its impact on enlargement. The small and banal is rendered otherworldly and apparently interesting simply by dint of having been expanded to something far beyond the expected. Think Jeff Koons’s shiny, polished balloon animals, inflated to elephantine size, or the 70m-long pink knitted rabbit, seemingly dropped on to a hillside by the Austrian art collective Gelitin, as if the discarded toy of some unimaginably giant child. Continue reading...
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Economie
Three tasty blended white wines | David Williams
A top-notch still white from Kent, plus two other blended wines from France and South AfricaBalfour Hush Heath Estate, This Septered Isle, Kent, England 2018 (£40, Hush Heath) English sparkling wine long ago reached the point where merchants could charge £40 a bottle. It’s considered a worthy challenger to Champagne, and that kind of price is where many of the smarter French fizz houses start selling. But English still wine is another matter. It doesn’t yet have the reputation or the consistency to be seen as an Anglo-Burgundy. Which is why the latest still dry white release from the respected Hush Heath Estate in Kent is so audacious. An unusual blend of the seven (hence sept-ered) grape varieties used to make champagne (petit meslier, pinot gris, arbanne, pinot blanc, pinot noir, pinot meunier and chardonnay), its easily the best English white wine I’ve ever tasted – luminous, succulent, elegant and resonant.Domaine Gayda Figure Libre Freestyle Blanc, IGP Pays d’Oc, France 2017 (£14.99, Cambridge Wine) Although many of my favourite whites are made from just a single variety – and although there is a certain pleasure in knowing that a wine is 100% chardonnay or riesling – tasting the Balfour Septered Isle made me think of how many great blends there are. There are certainly advantages to blending: in any given vintage, some varieties will perform better than others. And some will always have complementary strengths and weaknesses: one may provide body, another aroma and so on, which makes them greater than the sum of their parts. That’s the case with Domaine Gayda’s superb white blend, a combination of grenache blanc, grenache gris, maccabeu, marsanne and roussanne that offers a mix of yellow plum, peach, citrus and saline zip. Continue reading...
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Economie
A Very Stable Genius review: dysfunction and disaster at the court of King Donald
Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker, Pulitzer-winning Washington Post reporters, have produced a vital and alarming readIn January 2018, Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury made headlines as it depicted a president out of control and a White House that careened from crisis to crisis. Donald Trump threatened legal action against author and publisher. He also lauded himself and his electoral college victory: “I think that would qualify as not smart, but genius … and a very stable genius at that!” Related: Trump 'abused' and 'harassed' Kirstjen Nielsen over border, new book reveals Continue reading...
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Politica
Trump is on trial for abusing his power – the Davos elites should join him | Robert Reich
While the Senate mulls his fate, the president plans to speak to world economic leaders every bit as impeachable as himAs the Senate debates Donald Trump’s future, chief executives, financiers and politicians will descend on Davos in the Swiss Alps for their annual self-congratulatory defense of global capitalism. Related: A Very Stable Genius review: dysfunction and disaster at the court of King Donald Continue reading...
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The Observer view on why Labour leadership candidates must stop ducking the truth | Observer editorial
If the party is going to prepare for power it must recognise its weaknesses before preparing to build a broad electoral coalitionLabour members and supporters face an awesome responsibility after the party’s worst defeat since 1935. In the coming weeks, the choice of its next leader lies in their hands. Their decision will shape the difficulty and length of Labour’s path to government and determine how effective an opposition it is in the coming years, when the government appears hellbent on delivering a damaging hard Brexit.Britain is in desperate need of a Labour leader who will hold this government to account and who will learn the right lessons from the party’s failures. A six-week spell of hustings events kicked off in Liverpool, with the five leadership candidates setting out their pitches. What they say will reveal the extent to which they can speak hard truths to the left-leaning membership in a way that wins round their support rather than alienates them. One notable difference between this contest and those that have preceded it is the extent to which women dominate the field: a positive step for a party that has never elected a female leader. Continue reading...
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Economie
I fancy both boys and girls, but don’t know what that makes me | Dear Mariella
Our once-binary world is loosening its shackles, says Mariella Frostrup. Be inquisitive but don’t feel pressured to define yourself yetThe dilemma I’m a 16-year-old girl and in need of advice concerning sexuality. I’ve only been questioning it since I was 15, and I frantically search the internet for answers all the time, even though I know it’s not that simple (especially for someone as young as me who has had little experience with relationships). For a while I’ve settled on the term “bisexual”, because I know I’m not straight, but even that doesn’t feel right. I’m physically attracted to boys, but I’ve only had one real crush and that was four years ago. I’m definitely physically attracted to girls, too, although some days I’m not into it as much, and other days I’ll be all for it. This might lead you to think that bisexual is a good label for me to stick with, but I’ve never had a proper crush on a girl, and I don’t know if I could be romantically attracted. I know it sounds pretty silly and that I have time to figure out who I am and what I like, but I’m anxious all the time over it.Mariella replies Thanks for writing. I’m sorry, but not surprised, to hear that you’re feeling confused. As our once-binary world loosens its shackles on our sexuality it sometimes seems to be piling up almost as much pressure as it relieves. With so many choices and tribes to consider, it must be positively baffling to be a teenager awakening to the myriad paths before you. I’m not suggesting we revert to the landscape of my teenage years when, as a girl, even admitting to sexual desire marked you down as a bad ’un, but with so many options, how are you to make your selection? And how much do you want to get bogged down in the “research”? Continue reading...
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Economie
The five: changes in animal behaviour due to global heating
Species around the world are being forced to alter their diet, migratory patterns, feeding grounds and moreLast week it was reported that rising ocean temperatures and changing sea currents are causing leatherback turtles’ journeys from nesting to feeding grounds to double in length. After laying their eggs on some beaches, the turtles must move to cooler waters to feed, but higher temperatures mean some are having to swim further to reach suitable areas, according to France’s Hubert Curien Institute. Continue reading...
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Economie
Lakers begin testing how to contain Rockets' James Harden
The Lakers try different defensive tactics against Houston star James Harden with postseason in mind during their victory on Saturday night.
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Esto dijo McGregor tras despachar en 20 segundos a su rival en UFC 246
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA.- Después de 15 meses de no pisar el Octágono, el irlandés Conor McGregor (22-4) no tuvo problemas para despachar por nocaut técnico a un débil Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone (36-14) en la contienda principal de UFC 246 el sábado por la noche en el T-Mobile Arena de Las Vegas, Nevada.
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UFC 246: Conor McGregor knocks out Cowboy in first round
Well, that was quick. Conor McGregor knocked out Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone 40 seconds into the first round in Saturday night’s UFC 246 fight in Las Vegas. It was the first time in 15 months that McGregor has been in the Octagon. His last bout was in October 2018, where he was submitted by Khabib Nurmagomedov.
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Twitter reacts to Conor McGregor's quick TKO of Donald Cerrone at UFC 246
See the top Twitter reactions to Conor McGregor's victory against Donald Cerrone in the UFC 246 main event.       Related StoriesTwitter reacts to Holly Holm's lackluster win over Raquel Pennington in UFC 246 rematchTwitter reacts to Diego Ferreira's submission of Anthony Pettis at UFC 246UFC 246 results: Roxanne Modafferi dominates, upsets compromised Maycee Barber 
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Baltimore state’s attorney blasts police union’s ‘political rhetoric’ after video shows mob attacking officer
Baltimore’s state’s attorney, Marilyn Mosby, took aim at the city’s police union Saturday after union officials condemned a violent attack Friday night against a city police officer.
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UFC 246 results: Conor McGregor needs just 40 seconds to take out Donald Cerrone
After 15 months away, and more than three years removed from his most recent win, Conor McGregor returned Saturday in a big way.       Related StoriesTwitter reacts to Conor McGregor's quick TKO of Donald Cerrone at UFC 246Twitter reacts to Holly Holm's lackluster win over Raquel Pennington in UFC 246 rematchUFC 246 results: Roxanne Modafferi dominates, upsets compromised Maycee Barber 
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Puerto Ricans startled by blazing meteor
A streaking meteor soaring low over Puerto Rico amazed and unsettled residents already grappling with devastating earthquakes. Puerto Ricans posted photos and videos of the fireball on social media after it passed overhead Friday afternoon — with some fearing that it was a crashing aircraft. Eddie Irizarry, an astronomy professor in Puerto Rico and vice...
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Examinarán a pasajeros procedentes de China para detectar un virus que ha enfermado a decenas de personas
Evaluarán a los pasajeros que vuelan a tres aeropuertos principales de EE.UU por un nuevo y preocupante virus
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