How to properly wash a swimsuit

If you’re lucky to spend most of the summer in a swimsuit, you’re lucky enough — but do you know how to best care for the delicate garment?

Whether your laundry basket is full of bikinis, trunks or rash guards for little ones, there are some universal rules for stretching the life of swimwear.

Jennifer Ahoni, Tide senior scientific communications manager and scientist, and Patrick Harewood, principal scientist for laundry detergent at Henkel in North America, chatted with Fox News about tips and tricks for washing swimsuits for the whole family, from common care mistakes to why you should never throw your favorite suit in the dryer.

Whether your backyard laundry line is full of bikinis, trunks or rash guards for little ones, there are some universal rules for stretching the life of swimwear.

Whether your backyard laundry line is full of bikinis, trunks or rash guards for little ones, there are some universal rules for stretching the life of swimwear.
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THE TRUE COST OF ADDING A SWIMMING POOL TO YOUR HOUSE

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How to shop for second hand furniture

By Daily Nation

Shopping for new furniture, especially during tough economic times, does not make sense, even if you do need the furniture.

In 2016, Wycliffe Kipyegon moved to a new apartment in Kajiado’s Ongata Rongai town.
“I had ordered a new set of furniture for my new place, but I had to cancel the orders when my family and I did the math and realised that the furniture would nearly bankrupt us,” he remembers.

Kipyegon then decided to look for a cheaper alternative, which led him to second hand furniture. However, it was a difficult and time-consuming process since he had to move all over the city to look for the items that he needed. It was this laborious experience that inspired him to start an e-commerce website, Tuuze.co.ke, which connects sellers to buyers.

He says that even though his site has grown and now lists new items too,

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Central bank grants 9mobile service payment bank license

9PSB (Payment Service Bank), a subsidiary of 9mobile, says it has been granted approval by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to commence operations in the country.

9mobile, in a statement on Saturday, said that its *990# payment service banking platform would help drive financial inclusion in Nigeria’s ecosystem.

It said that CBN’s approval to 9PSB would also save bank customers from long queues in banking halls, consistent network failure, stringent documentations to access credit facilities and frequent transaction/dispensing error, among others.

Speaking on 9PSB’s entrance into Nigeria’s financial sector, 9mobile Chief Executive Officer, Alan Sinfield, said there was a huge potential in the market and 9PSB was strategically positioned to expand its operations into financial services.

“We are happy to be the first Payment Service Bank to provide all Nigerians with access to banking services and open up a digital world of possibilities to improve everyday lives.

“We know

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Drones help insurance companies check damage in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Insurance adjusters who descended on Cedar Rapids after the Aug. 10 derecho storm are using drones to check roofs and asking homeowners with less severe damage to take their own photos.

Some of this is due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has reduced the number of experienced adjusters willing to travel. But the changes also help speed up claims and get repairs done sooner, company representatives said.

“Drones or aerial imaging helps them estimate the claims,” said Scott Hauptman, vice president for claims for Grange Insurance, of Columbus, Ohio, which is working with Integrity Insurance, of Appleton, Wis., to handle at least 500 storm-related claims in Cedar Rapids. “It’s as efficient as possible and helps them (adjusters) safeguard their health.”

Cedar Rapids officials told The Gazette on Wednesday that 140 buildings are too damaged to be occupied. Several hundred more have non-structural or cosmetic damage.

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Suppliers Reluctant to Ship Goods without Credit Insurance

Elf on the Shelf figures are piled in a box at the company's studio Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, in Atlanta. Thousands of suppliers routinely rely on credit insurance to cover potential losses if any of the retailers they work with can’t pay for the goods they’ve ordered. But now insurers are scaling back on coverage because they are unwilling to take a chance on retailers that are struggling to survive during the pandemic. Christa Pitts, founder and co-CEO of The Lumistella Company, which produces toys, books and other products under the Elf on the Shelf and Elf Pets brands, says her retail orders were covered 100% before the pandemic. Now, only 50% are covered, forcing her to rethink who she will sell to.

Elf on the Shelf figures are piled in a box at the company’s studio Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, in Atlanta. Thousands of suppliers routinely rely on credit insurance to cover potential losses if any of the retailers they work with can’t pay for the goods they’ve ordered. But now insurers are scaling back on coverage because they are unwilling to take a chance on retailers that are struggling to survive during the pandemic. Christa Pitts, founder and co-CEO of The Lumistella Company, which produces toys, books and other products under the Elf on the Shelf and Elf Pets brands, says her retail orders were covered 100% before the pandemic. Now, only 50% are covered, forcing her to rethink who she will sell to.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Gold Medal International is sitting on millions of dollars worth of socks at its North Carolina warehouse that it can’t

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Get creative and design Minkah’s cleats

During the COVID-19 pandemic art has brought people together in different manners, from murals, to sidewalk chalk designs, to signs in homes and front yards showing love and positivity. And now, one lucky fan will have the opportunity to have their artwork on cleats being worn by safety Minkah Fitzpatrick.

As a side to the Steelers My Cause My Cleats game, one fan will be able to design a pair of cleats that Fitzpatrick will wear later this season. While my Cause My Cleats showcases causes the players are passionate about, these cleats are about expressing positivity through artwork.

“It’s a cool opportunity for the fans,” said Fitzpatrick. “It’s interactive. It gives them an opportunity to express themselves, but also interact with the players. It’s a chance for them to show their artwork, their support. It should be a fun experience.”

Whether you are a skilled artist or just love

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The disconnect on Digital Pakistan

On September 1, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority blocked access to five dating and live streaming apps, including Tinder and Grindr, citing immoral or indecent content. This is only the latest instance of the regulator cracking down on apps using Pakistan’s Prevention on Electronic Crimes Act, commonly known as the Cyber Crimes Law, passed in 2016. While Pakistan’s current Prime Minister Imran Khan promised to end discriminatory law upon being elected into power, proposed regulations allow for greater state intervention on online content, including on social media platforms like Facebook, Google and Twitter, even as the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) government is investing in digital and social media.

In this episode of Himal Podcasts, we speak to Ramsha Jahangir, a Karachi-based journalist covering technology and human rights about digital media, disinformation, surveillance and propaganda in Pakistan.

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This is an unedited transcription from the podcast. Please listen to the corresponding audio before

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Obesity Surgery Device Market 2020 : Top Countries Data, Market Size with Global Demand Analysis and Business Opportunities Outlook 2024

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Sep 09, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
360 Research Reports Recently published a detailed market research study titled “GlobalObesity Surgery Device Market” 2020 by Manufacturers, Types (Intragastric Balloons, Gastric Electrical Stimulation, Gastric Bands, Others), Applications (Hospitals, Clinics, Others) and Region – Forecast to 2024″ which provides key analysis on the global market in a report with Tables and Figures spread throughMany Pages and in-depth TOC onObesity Surgery Device Market. The report analyzes the various factors associated with the performance of the market and predicts growth for the forecast period 2020-2024.

COVID-19 can affect the global economy in three main ways: by directly affecting production and demand, by creating supply chain and market disruption, and by its financial impact on firms and financial markets.

Final Report will add the analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on this

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Trump touts ‘fastest economic recovery in US history’ during Labor Day press conference

President Trump took a victory lap on the nation’s economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, touting it as the “fastest” in U.S. history during a Labor Day speech from the White House.

TRUMP’S UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT MAY ONLY LAST 3 WEEKS

“We’re in the midst of the fastest economic recovery in U.S. history, so we have a lot to be thankful for,” Trump said Monday. “The United States experienced the smallest contraction of any western nation…You look around and see how we’re doing compared to any other nation, our rise is spectacular, and we’re rebounding much more quickly from the pandemic.”

Trump’s remarks from the White House came just a few days after the Labor Department released its August jobs report, revealing U.S. employers added 1.4 million jobs last month, sending the nation’s unemployment rate tumbling to 8.4% from

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Aseptic Packaging Market Scenario Highlighting Major Drivers & Trends, 2020-2025

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Sep 07, 2020 (Market Insight Reports) —
Selbyville, Delaware: Worldwide Aseptic Packaging market report studies the industry based on one or more segments covering key players, types, applications, products, technology, end-users, and regions for historical data as well as provides forecasts for next few years.

Aseptic Packaging Market to reach USD 93.31 billion by 2025. Aseptic Packaging Market valued approximately USD 40.2 billion in 2017 is anticipated to grow with a healthy growth rate of more than 11.10% over the forecast period 2018-2025. The major driving factors of Aseptic Packaging Market are growth in demand of food & beverages sectors, preference for convenient packaging, shift in consumer preference against the use of food preservatives, growth in parent industry and growing population.

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The regional analysis of Aseptic Packaging Market is

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