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China Merchants Port in Sri Lankan deal

China Merchants Port in Sri Lankan deal

The port, close to the world's busiest shipping lanes, has been mired in controversy ever since state-run China Merchants Port Holdings, which built it for $1.5 billion, signed an agreement taking an 80 percent stake. The company's capital will be $794 million. Reuters also said that Sri Lanka would have a 50.7 per cent holding in this second firm. "We will send it for approval this week", cabinet spokesman Dayasiri Jayasekera said. Consulte Mais Informação

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WestJet announces Calgary service to Belize

WestJet announces Calgary service to Belize

Toronto-Punta Cana, from six to seven times weekly. "WestJet is proud to be the largest carrier in Kelowna, with more seats, flights and destinations than any other airline", said Brian Znotins, WestJet vice-president. Service from both Regina and Abbotsford to Puerto Vallarta will increase by one weekly flight for a total of twice weekly. The carrier is also adding new flights from Calgary to Los Angeles, Houston, Phoenix, Palm Springs, Cancun and Cabo San Lucas. Consulte Mais Informação

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James Cromwell Arrested After Protesting at SeaWorld: 'Orcas Deserve a Full Life'

James Cromwell Arrested After Protesting at SeaWorld: 'Orcas Deserve a Full Life'

PETA-whose motto reads, in part, that "animals are not ours to use for entertainment"-notes that while orcas in the wild work cooperatively with their family members to find food and traverse up to 100 miles of ocean every day, those at SeaWorld are housed in incompatible groups inside tiny tanks and have even been given the drug diazepam to manage stress-induced aggressive behavior". Consulte Mais Informação

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H1N1 flu outbreak kills 2 more in Myanmar

H1N1 flu outbreak kills 2 more in Myanmar

Dr Win Lwin, regional director of Public Health Department, said that they had informed the Ayeyarwady Region health department, about the case of a woman suspected to have been infected with H1N1, who is now under observation in YGH. Health officials suspect that the H1N1 virus, which causes swine flu, may have been mutated. World Health Organization representatives in Myanmar did not respond to Reuters' requests for comment. Consulte Mais Informação

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Sugary drinks with protein-rich meals may make you fat

Sugary drinks with protein-rich meals may make you fat

When the participants ate the meal with 15 percent protein and drank the sugary drink, their fat oxidation decreased by 7.2 grams, compared to 12.6 grams when they ate the 30 percent protein meal with the sugar-sweetened drink. Additionally, Casperson says that the sugar-sweetened beverages changed participants' food preferences, causing them to not feel satisfied with their meal and to crave different types of flavors and foods for long periods after eating. Consulte Mais Informação

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Dengue outbreak kills 300 in Sri Lanka, hospitals at limit

Dengue outbreak kills 300 in Sri Lanka, hospitals at limit

The global aid organization, formally known as the worldwide Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), is increasing its emergency assistance across Sri Lanka to help contain the spread of the mosquito-borne disease. "D engue patients are streaming into overcrowded hospitals that are stretched beyond capacity and struggling to cope", the group said in a statement. Consulte Mais Informação

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Tollywood Drugs Case: Kajal Aggarwal shocked by manager's arrest

Tollywood Drugs Case: Kajal Aggarwal shocked by manager's arrest

Kajal Aggarwal confirmed that she is extremely professional and she is not in a mood to encourage any illegal activities. "I'm in zero support of this and any behavour that is detrimental to the hygiene of our society". There are also reports that Rony was arrested following the revelations made by the actor Navdeep during his interrogation with the SIT officials. Consulte Mais Informação

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DOT Fines American, Delta, Frontier $850K

DOT Fines American, Delta, Frontier $850K

It also failed to provide the affected bumped passengers the required written notice outlining their rights, and failed to properly compensate them in a timely manner. "We took proactive steps to address refund delays some customers experienced in 2015 due to a systems integration issue after the merger with US Airways , including investments to improve processing times", Shannon Gilson, an American Airlines spokeswoman, said Saturday. Consulte Mais Informação

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Joesley Batista quer processar Temer, diz Folha

Joesley Batista quer processar Temer, diz Folha

O empresário Joesley Batista , um dos donos do frigorífico JBS , deve processar o presidente Michel Temer (PMDB) por ter sido ofendido publicamente. Batista afirma que ainda mora em São Paulo , com mulher e filhos, reclama da pecha de 'bandido' e 'aproveitador', e diz que está se preocupa com o país, com a saúde financeira de suas empresas e os 270 mil empregos que ele alega serem gerados pelo grupo que preside. Consulte Mais Informação

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Anvisa veta maconha para fins medicinais no Brasil

Anvisa veta maconha para fins medicinais no Brasil

Conforme documento protocolado no Supremo Tribunal Federal (STF), a agência sustenta que, antes da liberação, é preciso haver regulamentação sobre o assunto. A ação que pede autorização para "plantio, cultivo, colheita, guarda, transporte, prescrição, ministração e aquisição da Cannabis para fins medicinais e de bem-estar terapêutico" foi proposta em maio pelo PPS. Consulte Mais Informação

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