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The 40 per cent would be apportioned equally between the Centre and the states. He elaborated the fact that there have been no new provisions to provide "arbitrary powers" to the officials of Income Tax, and farmers' income would remain tax-free.
  • State Secretary Tillerson takes only one reporter to Asia

    State Secretary Tillerson takes only one reporter to Asia

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    The reporter, Erin McPike, accepted an offer to fly with Tillerson after discussion with her editors at IJR, which acknowledged the "controversy surrounding press access for the trip", founder Alex Skatell said in a statement. According to the State Department, while the secretary has access to an Air Force Boeing 757 , Tillerson "prefers to travel on a smaller plane" which has no room for the press corps.
  • Scotland seeks split from United Kingdom over Brexit

    Scotland seeks split from United Kingdom over Brexit

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    Sturgeon said: 'I will continue to stand up for Scotland's interests during the process of Brexit negotiations. The British PM says it's a deeply regrettable move, and a show of tunnel vision. All efforts by the Scottish Government to find a compromise for Scotland with the UK Government during the Brexit process have been met with a "brick wall of intransigence".
  • Ireland Look To Raise The Roof In Cardiff

    Ireland Look To Raise The Roof In Cardiff

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    And Wales head coach Rob Howley believes the Ospreys back-row will be key. They took their chances clinically to score twice through George North , kicked for posts when it was the right options and corners to build pressure, and even when Dan Biggar saw a drop-goal hit the upright, it was the right call, just lacked execution.
  • Vunipola brothers on the bench for England clash with Scotland

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    Billy Vunipola has been named on the bench after recovering from his knee injury, with Nathan Hughes continuing at number eight in an unchanged forward pack. "We've worked hard in this Six Nations and feel like a good performance is just around the corner". Even the attractive spring weather in Bagshot could not distract from the untimely training ground knock suffered by Owen Farrell, nor a unusual, prickly press conference grudgingly given by Eddie Jones.
  • Study finds Harris County leads nation in exonerations

    Study finds Harris County leads nation in exonerations

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    For example, in the case of murder, black defendants make up 40 percent of convictions but 50 percent of wrongful convictions, as opposed to 36 percent of whites who are wrongfully convicted. Researchers also learned that victims of sexual assault were more likely to misidentify their assailants in cases where the defendant was black. Nationwide, 52 defendants were exonerated of murder and 73 were exonerated of non-violent crimes, such as drug possession.
  • Americans in relationships have sex less often, study finds

    Americans in relationships have sex less often, study finds

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    According to Twenge, author of the book " Generation Me ", a critical factor appears to be birth cohort, with later-born generations having sex less often than those born earlier in the 20th century. And people in their 20s have sex more than 80 times a year. Now with the researcher's new study, they know Millennials are having sex less frequently, too.
  • WEATHER: Tornado watch issued for North Iowa

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    Meanwhile another tornado, which was a part of the same storm system, was rated at EF-3 with top winds of 152 miles an hour and stretching from White County, Illinois into Posey County, Indiana. Monday evening. The damage path was as wide as 1000 yards at times. It destroyed dozens of homes and damaged many more. In Tuesday's tornado, wind bursts reached 180 miles per hour.
  • Thai surgeons remove 915 coins swallowed by sea turtle

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    In Thailand, there is a superstition that throwing loose change onto a turtle can bring a person longevity and good fortune. The weight of the indigestible ball had cracked her ventral shell, which apparently led to a life-threatening infection.
  • CDC: More kids are getting sick from drinking hand sanitizer

    CDC: More kids are getting sick from drinking hand sanitizer

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    A new study found that thousands of American children have gotten sick from drinking alcohol-based hand sanitizer, both intentionally and unintentionally. It could be a slip of the hand. As a result, the CDC is suggesting increased adult supervision when children are using them at school. It's been happening for years .
  • Facebook finally adding Dislike button, but it's not where you'd expect

    Facebook finally adding Dislike button, but it's not where you'd expect

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    To add a Reaction to a Facebook post, again find one you want to express some sort of sentiment toward, then tap and hold the Like button . Facebook has long resisted putting a dislike button in the News Feed because it didn't want users to get negative, despite the fact that it is one of the most requested features.
  • High-dose flu vaccine may prevent deaths in seniors

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    There was a decrease in the number of hospitalizations in the last week; 105 people were hospitalized with the flu virus between February 22 and 28. There have been about 200 patients since January that have tested positive for influenza. The high-risk group includes the elderly, chronically ill and pregnant women. It's not too late to get a flu vaccine. If you do get the flu, antiviral drugs such as Tamiflu and Relenza can help if taken very early.
  • How Much Pee Is In Your Swimming Pool?

    How Much Pee Is In Your Swimming Pool?

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    Researchers behind the study estimate that in one instance, swimmers had released almost 75 litres of urine into a 833,000-litres pool, which is about one-third the size of an Olympic-sized pool. The study was carried out in two unidentified cities in Canada, but it seems likely pool-peeing habits are similar in the rest of the world. Will it stop me from swimming in a public pool? The effects aren't risky but they certainly should be avoided, with eye and respiratory irritation being ...
  • Every week 5 new rare diseases are discovered

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    As per a report from rarediseaseday.org, 50% of rare diseases affect children. This year on 28 February 2017, Tuesday, the tenth edition of Rare Disease Day will see thousands of people from all over the world come together to advocate for more research on rare diseases.