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Several hundred thousand dead fish wash up in New Jersey creek

Department of Environmental Protection officials said the fish were likely chased into the bay by bluefish or skates, and once there the fish were killed off by low levels of dissolved oxygen in the water. A New Jersey marina is trying to clean up millions of dead fish following a massive fish kill. The fish, which were discovered in Waackaack Creek in the borough of Keansburg, are commonly known as peanut bunker, a name that describes immature specimens of the Atlantic menhaden, a common ...

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Welspun sinks into deeper waters as Walmart reviews cotton certification

Welspun issued a statement on August 20 that it was investigating a product specification issue with one unnamed client program of a subsidiary. Target has terminated its relationship with Welspun for violating its code of conduct and standards of vendor engagement.

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AstraZeneca to sell antibiotics business to Pfizer

Pfizer this week revealed plans to buy prostate-cancer treatment firm Medivation for $14 billion. Under the terms of the agreement, Pfizer will pay $550m upfront and a further payment of $175m in 2019 for commercialisation and development rights to the late-stage antibiotics business.

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National Park Service offers free admission to all parks August 25-28

The National Park Service already has adopted some changes to address the issue, including recruiting minority interns and producing videos and brochures for Spanish-speaking audiences. You can celebrate by visiting a national park with free admission August 25-28. Plan ahead for crowds at Muir Woods National Monument. We want to see your favorite pictures from your favorite parks! Take advantage of public transit opportunities to visit park sites.

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Mike Pence plans to release tax returns before election

There hasn't been much polling out of the Constitution State, but the few surveys that have come out show Clinton leading Trump comfortably there. Former GOP Rep. That set off Trump on a Twitter rant Sunday morning. Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., warned that the "campaign is not over" and described Trump as still being in transition from the bulldog who beat 16 rivals in the GOP primary to a general election candidate who communicates differently to a wider electorate what he wants to do ...

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State FMs to meet industry chambers to discuss model GST law

Each of India's states previously levied their own GST at their own rates, which rather complicated matters for business not least because crossing some internal borders meant checking appropriate local taxes had been settled. Their right to impose taxes would be restricted and it would also not be possible for them to grant tax exemptions on local people's demand, the Congress leader said.