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Search for survivors of quake ends as remains of last victim discovered
| TAIWAN EARTHQUAKE | 14 de febrero de 2016
Tainan, Taiwan, Feb 14 (EFE).- Rescuers finished their search for survivors of the 6.4-magnitude earthquake that shook southern Taiwan last week, leaving the death toll at 116, The China Post newspaper reports Sunday.
Puerto Rican singer Kany Garcia reveals she's lesbian
| PEOPLE | 13 de febrero de 2016
San Juan, Feb 13 (EFE).- Puerto Rican songstress Kany Garcia let it be known Saturday that she is lesbian and is in a relationship with her personal trainer, Jocelyn Troche, with whom she is seen posing lovingly on the social network Instagram.
Nadal falls to Thiem in Buenos Aires semis
| TENNIS BUENOS AIRES | 13 de febrero de 2016
Buenos Aires, Feb 13 (EFE).- Spain's Rafael Nadal stumbled once again in his quest to return to championship form, failing to convert a match point before eventually falling 6-4, 4-6, 7-6 (7-4) here Saturday afternoon to 22-year-old rising star Dominic Thiem in the Argentina Open semifinals.
Rousseff leads 220,000 military in war on "Aedes aegypti"
| BRAZIL ZIKA | 13 de febrero de 2016
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 13 (EFE).- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff led this Saturday the National Day of Mobilization for the Fight against the Aedes Aegypti, a day during which more than 200,000 members of the armed forces set out to exterminate the mosquito that transmits dengue fever, Chikungunya and the Zika virus.
2,550 Rare minerals make Earth unique
| SCIENCE MINERALS | 13 de febrero de 2016
Toronto, Feb 13 (EFE).- The 2,550 rare minerals that exist on Earth constitute a unique fingerprint that differentiates this planet from all others in the cosmos, according to the scientists who for the first time have catalogued minerals in all their varieties.