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the garden pest Agriolimax meticulatus; may attract snail poison to a hitherto carefree garden and lead to metaldehyde poisoning in companion animals and may also harbor encysted larvae of Syngamus trachea.
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4 /PRNewswire/ -- Once again, some financial analysts and news media are calling for a sluggish Christmas season for wholesalers and retailers, but SAM'S Club officials say they are anticipating a successful holiday selling season.
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Global Banking News-January 17, 2014--Barbados central bank forecasts sluggish economic growth
But one sentence - two words, in fact - had a profound effect: "A bowl of white china had stood beside her deathbed holding the green sluggish bile which she had torn up from her rotting liver by fits of loud groaning vomiting.
Customers planning to embark on a New Year health regime or who are just feeling sluggish after the festive overindulgence can complete a "health MOT" with trained store associates.
But the market didn't seem to care as North America and Saudi Arabia boosted output while refinery maintenance and sluggish global economic growth reduced demand.
Given the US economy's recent sluggish performance, concern over the Syrian meltdown, volatility in emerging markets and a feud between the White House and Republicans over fiscal policy issues, the Fed is expected to be cautious in easing its QE measures.
The automaker has not set the timeline for the launch of the vehicle because of heavy import duty rates and a sluggish market.
Summary: Paris: Sluggish global economic growth is crimping demand for oil, including in emerging market powerhouse .
It said: "European performance was sluggish, reflecting the fragile state of consumer confidence and intensely competitive markets.
Summary: German automaker Volkswagen AG says its 2012 group sales hit a record high as growing demand around the world more than offset sluggish sales in Europe.
Data shows that Japanese exports dropped in the aftermath of the Eurozone debt crisis amidst sluggish global economic trends.