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Fast moving California Delta fire forces evacuations

Fast moving California Delta fire forces evacuations 0

🕔13:59, 7.Sep 2018

Forestry officials reported the Delta fire was burning north of Redding, California and has consumed more than 5,000 acres. The U.S. Forest Service says the fire has forced evacuations and closed Interstate 5. There were reports of truckers abandoning their

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Fears grow for Japan quake survivors as death toll rises

Fears grow for Japan quake survivors as death toll rises 0

🕔13:56, 7.Sep 2018

Rescuers continued to search for survivors of a powerful earthquake on Japan’s island of Hokkaido, as the death toll rose to 16. Dozens are still missing with many feared buried under rubble after the quake triggered landslides. Some 1.6 million

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Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s presidential front-runner, stabbed at rally

Jair Bolsonaro, Brazil’s presidential front-runner, stabbed at rally 0

🕔13:52, 7.Sep 2018

A front-runner in Brazil’s presidential election, Jair Bolsonaro, has been stabbed during a campaign rally. The far-right politician was attacked in the midst of a crowd in the south-eastern state of Minas Gerais. He underwent surgery for injuries to his

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Flooding kills dozens in North Korea, thousands left homeless

Flooding kills dozens in North Korea, thousands left homeless 0

🕔13:51, 7.Sep 2018

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies Severe flooding in North Korea has killed at least 76 people with nearly the same number missing and thousands left homeless by the destruction. Volunteers from the national Red Cross

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Slater tops qualifying for WSL Surf Ranch Pro

Slater tops qualifying for WSL Surf Ranch Pro 0

🕔13:48, 7.Sep 2018

Kelly Slater topped the score sheet in qualifying for the World Surf League’s Surf Ranch Pro event in the California desert. Slater, who helped design the Surf Ranch wave pool, had a best two ride score of 14.57 and figures

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Serena Williams powers into her ninth U.S. Open final

Serena Williams powers into her ninth U.S. Open final 0

🕔13:46, 7.Sep 2018

Serena Williams swept past Anastasija Sevastova 6-3 6-0 and into the final of the U.S. Open in New York to sit one win away from a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title to continue her remarkable return to the top levels

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Chamari Atapattu appointed SL skipper for Indian series

Chamari Atapattu appointed SL skipper for Indian series 0

🕔13:42, 7.Sep 2018

Chamari Atapattu has been appointed as the captain of the Sri Lanka women’s cricket team for the upcoming tournament against India. The series against India is set to commence on September 11. Fifteen players have been included in the Sri

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President opens the Agriculture and Animal Husbandry Exhibition

President opens the Agriculture and Animal Husbandry Exhibition 0

🕔19:00, 6.Sep 2018

The Saru Diviyata Krushi Saviyak (සරුදිවියට කෘෂිසවියක්) Agriculture and Animal Husbandry Exhibition opened today. The opening took place under the patronage of President Maithripala Srisena. It is being held at the Gabadawatte District Agriculture Training Centre at Pitipana in Homagama.

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International Aid Agencies pledge full support to Sri Lanka

International Aid Agencies pledge full support to Sri Lanka 0

🕔18:58, 6.Sep 2018

A meeting between President Maithripala Sirisena and representatives of International Agencies extending development assistance to Sri Lanka was held at the President’s official residence. During this discussion the international representatives assured the President their total support for his efforts to

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UNP holds its 72nd Anniversary on an elaborate scale; Prime Minister says the party has begun to groom a new generation of leaders

UNP holds its 72nd Anniversary on an elaborate scale; Prime Minister says the party has begun to groom a new generation of leaders 0

🕔18:53, 6.Sep 2018

The 72nd Anniversary of the United National Party was held on an elaborate scale today under the patronage of Party Leader Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe. The Prime Minister pointed out on this occasion that the Government and the Party were

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