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Killer Whales Captured Eating a Living Shark with Drone in California

The video of the four killer whales feasting on a shark confirmed these subspecies of orcas are indeed predators of sharks. Taylor explained that offshore killer whales are very hard to study since they can hold their breath for long periods, swim very fast and travel too far away from the shore.

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Ghost Shark seen on video for first time

That is according to the program director for the Pacific Shark Research Center, Dave Ebert . Nonetheless, the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute's footage still provides scientists with some helpful clues about the habits and behaviors of ghost sharks.

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Three people injured in Swiss shooting

Police cordoned off the centre as they searched the building, reports said. Reuters reported that the attack occurred near the city's main train station and on a small street where an Islamic center is located. The suspect, a man about the age of 30, had fled the mosque, which is frequented by Somalis, police said. It was unclear if the Islamic Centre was targeted in the attack, which took place shortly before 17:30 (16:30 GMT) on Monday.

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Russian Ambassador to Turkey killed in Ankara. 'Don't forget Aleppo,' shouts gunman

Three people were also injured during the gunfight, according to local media reports . The Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov speaks a gallery in Ankara - moments before being shot and killed . The Associated Press published a photo showing a man lying on the ground with an armed assailant dressed in a suit standing nearby. Russian Federation has been actively bombing targets in Syria on behalf of embattled Syrian president and Kremlin ally Bashar al-Assad since ...

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Planetary system with a deadly host star discovered

Jacob Bean, an assistant professor of astronomy and astrophysics at the University of Chicago and also the co-author of this study, has claimed that this discovery does not prove that our sun will engulf Terra some day. The more recent discovery needs to be confirmed , but includes two planet candidates-a super Neptune and a super Earth. As scientists continue to seek out and discover new and unusual stars and exoplanets, they are continuing to build a more complete picture of how the ...

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China upset as Dalai Lama meets Indian president

While the Dalai Lama has had private meetings with Indian leaders, Sunday's conference was the first public event, said the political head of the Tibetan government in exile based in India's northern hill town of Dharamsala. China has often cautioned India and asked it to respect its core interests to avoid any adverse impact on bilateral relations. New Delhi's turns are being perceived as an attempt to gain with Beijing in recent months as china has blocked India's attempts to become ...