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Zika campaign may help rivers around D.R.'s capital
| DOMINICAN REPUBLIC ENVIRONMENT | 14 de febrero de 2016
Santo Domingo, Feb 14 (EFE).- The fears around the world over the rapidly spreading Zika virus have led to the creation of a public-private project in the Dominican Republic to clean up the two largest rivers in Santo Domingo, the Ozama and the Isabela, whose waters are extremely polluted.
USA Republican presidential hopefuls slug it out in heated debate
| USA ELECTIONS REPUBLICANS | 14 de febrero de 2016
Washington, Feb 14 (EFE).- The six remaining U.S. Republican presidential candidates battled it out on Saturday night in one the most heated debates of the campaign, which revolved around tougher measures against immigrants, foreign policy tensions and the death of a Supreme Court judge.
Police find 13 bullet-riddled bodies inside vehicles in northwest Mexico
| MEXICO BODIES | 14 de febrero de 2016
Mexico City, Feb 14 (EFE).- Police in the northwestern state of Sinaloa, the birthplace of Mexico's most powerful drug traffickers, found 13 bullet-riddled bodies inside two vehicles, prosecutors said.
Messi, Suarez, Neymar return to Barça Squad
| SOCCER BARCELONA-CELTA | 14 de febrero de 2016
Barcelona, Feb 14 (EFE) .- Barcelona Argentine star Lionel Messi, the Uruguayan Luis Suarez and Brazil's Neymar returned back to the squad of coach Luis Enrique before the Celta Vigo clash in week 24 of La Liga on Sunday, after they missed the match against Valencia last Wednesday in the Copa del Rey semifinals.
Olmert, first former Israeli PM to be jailed for first time
| ISRAEL OLMERT | 14 de febrero de 2016
Jerusalem, Feb 14 (EFE).- Israeli former prime minister Ehud Olmert, convicted of corruption and obstruction of justice, will be sent to prison on Monday, to be the first former head of government to be jailed in the history of his country.
Israeli soldiers kill 2 Palestinian minors in West Bank
| ISRAEL PALESTINE | 14 de febrero de 2016
Jerusalem, Feb 14 (EFE) .- Two Palestinian children were killed on Sunday by the Israeli Defense Forces, or IDF, in Jenin, north of the occupied Palestinian West Bank, when one of them tried to fire a rifle at a group of soldiers patrolling the area, according to an Israeli military statement.