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Sri Lanka has to modernise customs law to be global hub

Sri Lanka has to modernise customs law to be global hub

Batting first, India posted a mammoth 375/5 with the help of Kohli's 29th ODI century, which came in just 96 balls and Rohit Sharma's 104 off 88 balls. From 274-5 in the 38th over, Mahendra Singh Dhoni joined Manish Pandey and the pair added an unbroken 101 runs in 74 deliveries. The Indian team is now leading the five-match series 3-0, after three successive matches. Read More

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Second Flower Mound resident diagnosed with West Nile Fever

Second Flower Mound resident diagnosed with West Nile Fever

Charles Gardener, Medical Officer of Health for the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit. Public Health Inspector Stephanie Carlisle says this is usually the time of year many communities will find mosquitoes carrying the virus. There are ways you can keep yourself safe like use insect repellent and do not forget to reapply, wear long sleeved shirts and long trousers, if you have a fan laying around, turn it on, as that can help too. Read More

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Goa CM Parrikar wins in Panaji, counting underway in Bawana, Nandyal & Valpoi

Goa CM Parrikar wins in Panaji, counting underway in Bawana, Nandyal & Valpoi

In the 70-member Delhi Assembly, the AAP has 65 MLAs, the BJP four, while Congress was hoping to open its account in the House by winning this seat. Party leaders said that the decline in vote percentage of the Aam Aadmi Party and the BJP should worry them. Having lost Pratapsingh's ambitious son to the BJP, the Congress could well be staring at the loss of at least three seats to the saffron party in this part of interior Goa in the future if it doesn't work to counter the Ranes' ... Read More

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Potential Tropical Cyclone Ten: Tropical Storm Watches issued for ENC

Potential Tropical Cyclone Ten: Tropical Storm Watches issued for ENC

The hurricane center expected the system to merge with a cold front in the next few days. That rainfall could contribute to localized flooding from a tropical moisture surge associated with this system. Moderate to strong rip currents and high and rough surf conditions along with rain and thunderstorms that may turn heavy across portions of the area are expected through the early week. Read More

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Iraq forces retake 3rd Tal Afar neighborhood from Daesh

Iraq forces retake 3rd Tal Afar neighborhood from Daesh

Mattis was in Iraq as part of a five-day overseas trip to the Middle East and Europe to enhance strategic partnerships, discuss the campaign to defeat ISIS and bolster the US commitment to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partnerships. The ranking U.S. Air Force officer in Iraq, Brig. "It appears more fractured, less robust, and sort of flimsy, is the word I would use", Croft said. Read More

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Your guide to Iowa's sales tax holiday

Your guide to Iowa's sales tax holiday

You won't pay sales tax on many items purchased in OH because of the state's sales tax holiday. The back-to-school sales-tax holiday has been one of the more popular tax holidays, being offered most years since 1998. South Carolina : South Carolina covers more items for tax free weekend than many states, including clothing , bedding items, computers , printers, and bathroom decor. Read More

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Study shows birthday cake bacteria amounts

Study shows birthday cake bacteria amounts

The study's results didn't make us feel any better about the theory, with the team discovering that blowing out the candles increases bacteria on the top of the cake by nearly 1,400 percent. "Whereas you have one or two people who really for whatever reason ... transfer a lot of bacteria", Dr. Paul Dawson, the study's lead author, told the Atlantic . Read More

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Hamburg attacker was known to authorities as an 'Islamist'

Hamburg attacker was known to authorities as an 'Islamist'

According to Telegraph UK , the man ran into a supermarket in the neighbourhood of Barmbek and started attacking customers with a knife at around 3 am local time. They are not ascribing a motive to the attack now, with German media suggesting terror and robbery as possibilities. "It makes me especially angry that the perpetrator appears to be a person who claimed protection in Germany and then turned his hate against us", said mayor Olaf Scholz. Read More

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FDA proposes cutting nicotine amounts in cigarettes

FDA proposes cutting nicotine amounts in cigarettes

In reaction to this news, Tobacco stocks plunged in morning trading. The agency said it may also regulate "kid-appealing flavors" in e-cigarettes and cigars and wants to encourage "new products that may be less unsafe than cigarettes". "Most of the harm associated with smoking is related not to the nicotine but everything else in the smoke". The timing of the FDA's announcement raised eyebrows in the City as it came only three days after BAT completed the acquisition of the 57.8 per cent ... Read More

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