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A killer whale at SeaWorld San Antonio died after suffering from a fungal infection. The 18-year-old whale contracted a strain of fungus called Candida and was under the care of the park’s veterinary team in recent months.
Iraqi Forces Fighting for Ramadi Make Their Way Toward City Center Via www.nytimes.com Soldiers began a fierce assault to wrest the city from the Islamic State on Monday night, and by midday Tuesday had advanced despite heavy
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