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It's unclear why this particular giraffe has captured the attention of the world, especially when several other zoos have successfully birthed giraffe calves in recent months without all the hype and attention. April the Giraffe's pregnancy has been called the most highly anticipated pregnancy of the year. Animal Adventure Park says giraffes spend nearly their entire day, any where from 16-20 hours a day, eating! Bulls take no part in rearing young.
  • Four Bills on GST tabled in the Parliament

    Four Bills on GST tabled in the Parliament

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    The 40 per cent would be apportioned equally between the Centre and the states. Besides, those taxpayers whose annual taxable income is Rs 3.5 lakh, they will now pay income tax of Rs 2575, which was Rs 5150 earlier. The Rajya Sabha can't reject money bills as it only has powers to make recommendations on such legislation, which the Lok Sabha can choose to accept or reject.
  • Australia waste first innings at Dharamsala

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    He also revealed he had learnt some tricks of the trade from none other than Aussie spin legend Shane Warne, after scripting a memorable debut against Australia in Dharamsala . "They weren't overexcited. It was no different, to be honest", he said. "Initially I was nervous when I was standing at fine leg in the first over".
  • Varsity Brands Wins Supreme Court Copyright Case

    Varsity Brands Wins Supreme Court Copyright Case

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    The appeals court fashioned its own test and found that the design features of Varsity Brands' cheerleader uniform played no role in the overall function of the article as a cheerleading uniform, and the elements were separable from the utilitarian aspects of the uniform and thus eligible for copyright protection.
  • 'Beauty and the Beast' Nabs $350 Million Worldwide

    'Beauty and the Beast' Nabs $350 Million Worldwide

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    Considering Beauty and the Beast , which hit the U.S. theatres on March 18, is set to land one of the top 10 openings of all time and as per the reports, the film has already pulled in a record United States dollars 63.8 million on day one and is projected to make up to USD 170 million over the weekend.
  • CAF President, Ahmad Thanks Delegates For Support

    CAF President, Ahmad Thanks Delegates For Support

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    Ethiopian President, Mulatu Teshome, FIFA President, Gianni Infantino and African Union Chairperson, Mousa Faki Mahamat were at the general assembly that ushered in a brand new CAF executive to pilot affairs of African football for the next four years.
  • Northwest Georgia's Unemployment Rate Rises To 5.8 Percent In January

    Northwest Georgia's Unemployment Rate Rises To 5.8 Percent In January

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    The rate rose as the number of jobs declined, while the number of new layoffs increased, according to the press release. The number of jobs decreased by 100, or 0.1 percent, to 69,700. The number of unemployed residents rose by 472 to 9,475, while the number of employed residents increased by 828 to 173,354. Butts County's labor force also grew from 10,576 to 10,606.
  • Another case of bird flu reported in Lincoln County

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    Ag officials said operators at the second premises were closely monitoring and regularly testing poultry for signs of avian influenza. Tennessee's Department of Agriculture is not identifying the farm where the chickens were destroyed, saying only that it is located in the state's Lincoln County, which is just west of Chattanooga and borders Alabama.
  • Sturgeon calls for second Scottish independence referendum

    Sturgeon calls for second Scottish independence referendum

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    Scotland's Brexit Minister Mike Russell has insisted no move should be made to "try and thwart" a move for a second independence referendum . But if Mrs May refuses to approve such a vote, she could provoke a constitutional crisis. The SNP leader said the independence ballot would take place between autumn 2018 and spring 2019 and would involve a simple "yes" or "no" option.
  • Marines to create task force after nude photo scandal

    Marines to create task force after nude photo scandal

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    Speaking at a Pentagon news conference, Mattis condemned what he called "unacceptable" behavior, as the department opened an investigation into the secret Facebook page Marines United, on which current and former Marines shared images of their female colleagues, veterans and other women.
  • Six Nations global: Wales v Ireland

    Six Nations global: Wales v Ireland

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    They are now facing the prospect of a worst Six Nations showing since 2007, back to back defeats in Cardiff for the first time in 14 years and dropping out of the top 8 of the World rankings, just before the 2019 World Cup draw is made. Early in the second half they set up camp in the Welsh 22, going through 32 and then a further 13 phases, yet failed to trouble the scoreboard. But just as Ireland looked to be fading, they found more energy and redoubled their efforts, trailing 15-6.