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125 flu-related deaths reported in Arkansas 125 flu-related deaths reported in Arkansas
- February 09, 2018

This flu season is forecasted to continue into May of this year. Kevin Baynes, 7, passed away on January 29 just two days after being diagnosed with influenza , and Michael Messenger, a 12-year-old MI boy died of the flu on January 11 after testing negative for influenza. (more...)
IN legislative session at midway point IN legislative session at midway point
- February 08, 2018

The legislation's sponsor, state Rep. Timothy Wesco, R-Osceola, originally moved to bring permitless carry to the state but when that was stripped away by lawmakers introduced the more incremental change. It's just when is it going to happen, and will it get loaded up with something else? Was that the most important thing that should take place, over DCS? Sen. (more...)
'This is Us' gets big boost from Super Bowl slot
- February 08, 2018

Over on CBS , NCIS (1.4, 13.6 million) continued doing NCIS things in the ratings, i.e. dominating. With the Super Bowl just a few days past, we were treated to a bevy of hilarious, and interesting new commericails. ABC was fourth in the demo with a 0.8 but third in viewers with 3.39 million. Some 118 million viewers tuned in to hear the singer-songwriter belt out hits like "Bad Romance", "Poker Face" and "Born This Way", according to Nielsen. (more...)
Student dies in 'crush' outside Missoula nightclub in Durham Student dies in 'crush' outside Missoula nightclub in Durham
- February 08, 2018

It is in the popular Walkergate area in the city centre, where there are a host of bars and restaurants. "People were trying to reason with them, telling the bouncers it wasn't safe and someone was going to get hurt", a bystander told the newspaper. (more...)
Georgia toddler with Down syndrome named 2018 Gerber baby Georgia toddler with Down syndrome named 2018 Gerber baby
- February 08, 2018

Lucas Warren stole the judges heart. As such, they hope his presence as the 2018 Gerber Spokesbaby will help spread awareness about Down Syndrome. " Every year, since the beginning of the Gerber Baby Photo Search, we choose the baby who exemplifies Gerber's longstanding heritage of recognizing that every baby is a Gerber baby, and Lucas is a flawless fit", admitted for CNN one of the Gerber's representatives, Kristen Wooten. (more...)
Bill Barrett (BBG) Lifted to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research
- February 08, 2018

Barrett Bill Corp now has $562.28 million valuation. The stock had a trading volume of 3,109,303 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,493,853. Tracking other technical indicators, the 14-day RSI is presently standing at 45.04, the 7-day sits at 40.38, and the 3-day is resting at 31.39 for Bill Barrett Corp (BBG). (more...)
Sanofi rejects Philippine plea for refund on used vaccines Sanofi rejects Philippine plea for refund on used vaccines
- February 08, 2018

Under the administration of former President Benigno Aquino and former Health Secretary Janet Garin, the Philippines became the first country in the world to launch in April 2016 a public inoculation plan against dengue using Dengvaxia in April 2016. (more...)
Williams' death was followed by 'copycat' deaths Williams' death was followed by 'copycat' deaths
- February 08, 2018

Lahrs Mehlum, the director of Norway's Centre for Suicide Prevention, told The Washington Post by email that the authors of the study "used reasonably good methods", and that there was "every reason to believe that the reported increase is a real one". (more...)
The Senate Just Reached a Deal to Fund the Government
- February 08, 2018

Senate leaders have reached a two-year budget deal which will remove some restrictions on domestic and defense spending, as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-KY, announced today. Raising the budget caps is something lawmakers have considered for months, but it has always been entangled with the contentious immigration debate. (more...)
US Bancorp (NYSE:USB) Shares Bought by Bath Savings Trust Co
- February 08, 2018

It has outperformed by 6.37% the S&P500. Cape Cod Five Cents Bank reported 148,802 shares. Bluecrest Capital Management Ltd sold 92,514 shares as Newfield Expl Co (NFX)'s stock declined 17.43%. The company was maintained on Thursday, April 7 by JP Morgan. The firm has "Hold" rating by Deutsche Bank given on Wednesday, August 12. The stock of U.S. (more...)
Rapper pleads guilty to charges from 2017 AMP concert Rapper pleads guilty to charges from 2017 AMP concert
- February 08, 2018

Scott's attorney, Doug Norwood spoke with the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and explained that even though the rapper and new father pled guilty to the two misdemeanors he was charged with, the charges were dismissed through plea negotiations in January and the charge for disorderly conduct is hoped to be expunged from the rapper's record. (more...)
Quack arrested after infecting 33-people with HIV in Uttar Pradesh Quack arrested after infecting 33-people with HIV in Uttar Pradesh
- February 08, 2018

The latest case was exposed when government medical screenings uncovered a high concentration of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) cases in the Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh. India has 2.1 million people infected with HIV, according to the United Nations, although the rate of infection is falling. The matter came to light when over 33 HIV-positive cases were identified during three health camps held on January 24, 25 and 26 at Premganj, Chakmirpur and Kirwidiyapur villages in Bangarmau ... (more...)
May Promises To Be Robust With EU Over Brexit May Promises To Be Robust With EU Over Brexit
- February 08, 2018

Until ultra-loyal Ms Bradley's appointment, the 10-strong committee had a small majority for a harder Brexit , by five versus four, with the PM in the middle of the vicious feud. But Mrs May refused to retaliate on Brussels . The document does not stipulate what acts by the United Kingdom would lead to sanctions, but the European Union has made it clear it is concerned that the British government could infringe the rights of its nationals living in the United Kingdom after Brexit. (more...)
New Cancer Vaccine Holds Promise In Preventing Metastases And Cancer Recurrence New Cancer Vaccine Holds Promise In Preventing Metastases And Cancer Recurrence
- February 08, 2018

In creating the miraculous vaccine, scientists combined two immune system boosters, resulting in a solution that targets and eliminates all the tumors in the system. Treatment of one of the lymphoma sites caused the regression of both lymphoma tumors but did not affect the growth of the colon cancer cells . This aids in preventing damage to healthy body cells. (more...)
Huntington National Bank Boosts Stake in Rockwell Automation (ROK)
- February 08, 2018

Horizon Kinetics Ltd Llc owns 0.04% invested in Rockwell Automation Inc. The stock decreased 2.50% or $0.685 during the last trading session, reaching $26.745. UBS Group initiated coverage on shares of Rockwell Automation in a research report on Monday, January 22nd. (NYSE:KR). Trexquant Investment LP reported 0.43% in The Kroger Co. (more...)
Kylie Jenner Reveals Her Daughter's Name To Fans Kylie Jenner Reveals Her Daughter's Name To Fans
- February 08, 2018

But with the Tuesday night announcement that theory came crashing down, hard. Kylie Jenner posted the first glimpse of her new baby girl yesterday , and along with it, we got a name! She and husband JAY-Z welcomed daughter Rumi and son Sir in June. (more...)
Second flu-related death reported in Galveston, health officials confirm Second flu-related death reported in Galveston, health officials confirm
- February 08, 2018

Scott Harris. More than three quarters of the positive influenza specimens confirmed by MDHHS Bureau of Laboratories this flu season have been an H3N2 virus. More typically, the virus is most risky for the elderly, young children, and those with compromised immune systems. Also, some people can be infected with the flu, not show symptoms and still spread the virus, Patel said. (more...)
Kia reveals new compact SUV concept in India Kia reveals new compact SUV concept in India
- February 08, 2018

Compact needs a fresh design language, one that is bold, confident and dynamic. Despite being a late entrant, Park said, "Even though we have arrived late, we have come fully prepared". He explained that some of Tata Motors' competitors already have off-the-shelf technology across the world , which can be brought to India. It is capable of producing the maximum power of 14.8PS at 8000rpm and 14Nm of peak torque at 6000rpm. (more...)
Ex-Maldives president snubs China, asks India to play role of 'liberators' Ex-Maldives president snubs China, asks India to play role of 'liberators'
- February 08, 2018

President Abdulla Yameen attracted global censure for his refusal to comply with last week's shock Supreme Court order to release his jailed political opponents and to quash the conviction of Mohamed Nasheed. The court's original February 1 decision signed by all five justices had quashed a terrorism conviction against the nine, including former President Mohamed Nasheed, who is in exile in Sri Lanka . (more...)
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome May be More Common Than Thought Fetal Alcohol Syndrome May be More Common Than Thought
- February 08, 2018

According to a release from the National Institutes of Health, the study findings represent more accurate prevalence estimates of FASD among general USA communities than prior research . "The pediatrician or the obstetrician may not know the mother consumed alcohol during pregnancy or how much she drank, and the mother may feel uncomfortable disclosing that", she explained. (more...)
Why society needs to change its attitude on ageing Why society needs to change its attitude on ageing
- February 08, 2018

Also striking: The apparent benefits of positivity were even greater among the subgroup of adults whose genes put them at greater risk of dementia. About a quarter of the people in their sample carried a gene variant that is known to be a high risk factor for dementia, APOE ε4. (more...)
What Message Are Iron Mountain Inc (IRM)'s Technicals Sending?
- February 08, 2018

To make strengthen these views, the active industry Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM ) has Quick Ratio of 1.10, which indicates firm has sufficient short-term assets to cover its immediate liabilities. Taking notice on volatility measures, price volatility of stock was 3.58% for a week and 2.33% for a month. Mason Street Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation holds 36,702 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. (more...)
Woman found holding her eyeballs outside of SC church Woman found holding her eyeballs outside of SC church
- February 08, 2018

She said: "It was across the street, and I could see blood, and could hear her screaming , and I realised something was wrong". A suspected drug addict was taken to hospital after she gouged her own eyes out in front of a church in SC. (more...)
Statewide graduation rates show upward trend; Buffalo's rate increase Statewide graduation rates show upward trend; Buffalo's rate increase
- February 08, 2018

The rates published by state officials Wednesday, however, suggest a deeper drop than Spring expected in June, when he said the high school graduation rate would likely hover above 60 percent. Any school with a graduation rate less than 67 percent - based on either its four-year, five-year or six-year rates - will automatically be classified as needing state intervention. (more...)
Avon Products Inc. (AVP) Avon Products Inc. (AVP)
- February 08, 2018

These ratios consist of EBITDA Yield, FCF Yield, Liquidity, and Earnings Yield. (NYSE: AVP ) has a Value Composite score of 38. The score may also be used to spot the weak performers. For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for Avon Products Inc.is 600%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 71.4%. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 7.69% and 5.06%. (more...)
Vegas police connect 4 shootings, 2 homeless men dead Vegas police connect 4 shootings, 2 homeless men dead
- February 08, 2018

Tuesday a possibly intoxicated man was threatening to harm himself with a gun or knife. Police have released footage of that shooting, which also recorded the suspect's vehicle , a 2016-2018 Hyundai Tucson sport limited SUV, in either a silver, grey or lighter blue color. (more...)
Asparagus and dairy among foods that may influence spread of breast cancer Asparagus and dairy among foods that may influence spread of breast cancer
- February 07, 2018

Slashing intake of asparagine - a nutrient found in these foods - reduced the invading power of diseased cells in mice. Writing in the journal Nature , the researchers describe how they reduced the ability of breast cancer to spread in the animals by blocking asparagine with a drug called L-asparaginase. (more...)
Leafs' Andersen OK after taking skate to move Leafs' Andersen OK after taking skate to move
- February 07, 2018

Andersen's goaltending has helped the Maple Leafs, third in the Atlantic Division, build a 17-point cushion for an Eastern Conference playoff spot. With a 25-15-4 record along with a.921 save percentage this season, a lengthy absence by Andersen could potentially diminish the 17-point cushion they now hold over their divisional rivals, the Florida Panthers, Detroit Red Wings, and the Montreal Canadiens. (more...)
At least 2 dead, 70 injured in Amtrak train crash and derailment At least 2 dead, 70 injured in Amtrak train crash and derailment
- February 07, 2018

It was the third deadly Amtrak crash in less than two months. Also killed was the Amtrak train's conductor, Michael Cella, 36, of Orange Park, Fla. Both men were in the first auto of the train. Samuel Rodriguez, 34, an unemployed metalworker from Brownsville, Brooklyn, was sitting beside his mother, Yolanda, 57, near the rear of the third or fourth vehicle on his way to Port Richey, Fla. (more...)
Televangelist suggests alternate flu shot: 'Inoculate yourself with the word of God' Televangelist suggests alternate flu shot: 'Inoculate yourself with the word of God'
- February 07, 2018

She added, "If you've already got the flu, I'm gonna pray for you right now". As reported by USA media, Copeland and her family have expressed skepticism and / or competition over vaccines and medicines in the past. "I mean I would encourage you to do that". Copeland last week told her viewers to protect themselves with the "word of God". "Now, which do you want to do?" One Fort Worth man lost nine fingers and both feet due to flu complications, according to KXAS-TV. (more...)