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Police 'killed 33' in Kenya poll action Police 'killed 33' in Kenya poll action
- October 17, 2017

Kenya police killed at least 33 people in Nairobi during demos sparked off by August 8 presidential poll results, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch research shows. Mr Odinga, in a press statement, also pointed an accusing figure at the acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matinag'i and the Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet accusing them of "facilitating security officers to execute a murderous expedition against unarmed and innocent civilians". (more...)
911 calls capture unfolding crisis at Florida nursing home where patients died 911 calls capture unfolding crisis at Florida nursing home where patients died
- October 17, 2017

In the first call from the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills during the early hours of September 13, an unidentified employee tells the dispatcher a patient is in cardiac arrest. The second call came an hour later. "She's not breathing." "Her fingers started to change color". The nursing home and rehabilitation center is now a homicide investigation crime scene after the state revoked the facility's license on September 20 and the home laid off all 245 workers the same day. (more...)
Delta passenger says she was told to stop singing national anthem Delta passenger says she was told to stop singing national anthem
- October 17, 2017

Some people were enthusiastic about singing and said they would join while others chose not to participate. A Delta Air Lines flight attendant stopped passengers from singing the national anthem after they learned that the flight was carrying the remains of an Army Green Beret killed in Africa. (more...)
Nigeria confirms three cases of monkeypox Nigeria confirms three cases of monkeypox
- October 17, 2017

The outbreak of the Monkeypox disease was first reported in Bayelsa . Bayelsa State Commissioner for Health, Prof Ebitimula Etebu, who briefed journalists in Yenagoa, said the deceased medical history did not suggest he had a mental illness, nor was he suffering from depression. (more...)
Being in shape and learning lead to longer life Being in shape and learning lead to longer life
- October 17, 2017

Carried out by researchers from the University of Edinburgh, the team analysed genetic information from more than 600,000 people alongside records of their parents' lifespan, and included data from 25 separate population studies from Europe, Australia and North America. (more...)
Man killed north of Dundalk after tree falls on his auto Man killed north of Dundalk after tree falls on his auto
- October 17, 2017

The R132 is now closed. The news has been reported by the Dundalk Democrat . The first occurred when a branch fell on a vehicle in Waterford. A man in his 30's has died in a chainsaw accident while trying to clear a fallen tree in County Tipperary. (more...)
'The Alienist' Gets a Second Trailer and Premiere Date 'The Alienist' Gets a Second Trailer and Premiere Date
- October 17, 2017

Though it's set in New York City at the end of the 19th century, the series was actually filmed in Budapest, Hungary, and the trailer shows off impressive production values from costumes to production design to cinematography. This one has director Jakob Verbruggen and executive producer Cary Fukunaga (who was originally going to direct) overseeing an adaptation of Caleb Carr's crime-focused best-seller. (more...)
United States forces kill dozens of Daesh fighters in Yemen United States forces kill dozens of Daesh fighters in Yemen
- October 17, 2017

The Pentagon says US airstrikes on two Islamic State training camps in Yemen have killed dozens of Islamic State fighters. The United States also considers the Yemen-based al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) to be the militant group's most risky branch. (more...)
Peoples Democratic Party sarpanch shot dead in South Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party sarpanch shot dead in South Kashmir
- October 17, 2017

In scuffle, he said, one militant Shaukat Falahi was also killed. Earlier this month, another former sarpanch, Ghulam Rasool Ganie was shot dead by terrorists in Mattan area of south Kashmir's Anantnag. "The militants shot dead their associate Showkat Kumar of Trenz and he has died", the SSP said. According to Director General of Police S P Vaid, three militants attacked former sarpanch Mohammad Ramzan Sheikh at Chack Harmona village in Shopian . (more...)
Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) Under Analyst Spotlight Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) Under Analyst Spotlight
- October 17, 2017

Nabors Industries's payout ratio is -9.41%. The stock decreased 0.95% or $0.07 during the last trading session, reaching $7.28. Nabors Industries (NYSE: NBR ) opened at 8.79 on Tuesday. Matarin Mgmt Ltd reported 18,984 shares. Boston Advisors Limited Liability Company has invested 0.13% in Tupperware Brands Corporation (NYSE:TUP). Capstone Asset Management reported 23,571 shares stake. (more...)
Admin Will Likely Make 'Major Announcement' on Opioid Crisis Next Week Admin Will Likely Make 'Major Announcement' on Opioid Crisis Next Week
- October 17, 2017

At an impromptu news conference at the White House Monday, Mr. Trump said, "If I think it's 1 percent negative to what we want to do I'll make a change". A bill introduced by Marino and Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tennessee, weakened the DEA's authority to stop companies from distributing opioids. The industry worked behind the scenes with lobbyists and key members of Congress, including Marino, pouring more than a million dollars into their election campaigns, the newspaper reported. (more...)
England hospitals to ban 'super-sized' chocolate bars England hospitals to ban 'super-sized' chocolate bars
- October 16, 2017

Caroline Cerny, Obesity Health Alliance lead, praised the move but added more work needs to be done outside of hospitals to tackle obesity . Simon Stevens , chief executive of NHS England , said that the agency is "stepping up" its efforts to combat an issue that is causing "an epidemic of obesity, preventable diabetes, tooth decay, heart disease and cancer ". (more...)
Study reveals dying your hair could increase the risk of breast cancer Study reveals dying your hair could increase the risk of breast cancer
- October 16, 2017

Finnish researchers found in a separate study that women use hair dye were more likely to develop breast cancer. Concluding his study Professor Mokbel said, "Although further work is required to confirm our results, our findings suggest that exposure to hair dyes may contribute to breast cancer risk". (more...)
Woman at Las Vegas shooting loses California home to wildfires Woman at Las Vegas shooting loses California home to wildfires
- October 16, 2017

She hid for several hours in a nearby casino's conference room with other concertgoers and only got snippets of information from someone listening to a police scanner. "Unfortunately or fortunately - I guess, fortunately - the world does keep going, so there's things that need to be done", Flores said. Flores told her parents to start packing their things, and within five minutes, the fire had reached their driveway. (more...)
Australia elected to UNHCR as criticisms surround Congo election
- October 16, 2017

This is the fourth time Pakistan has been elected to the 47-member Council - the first success came in 2006 when the Council was created by the UN General Assembly. Australia joins Spain as a Western European and other States representative for the three-year term, replacing the Netherlands and Portugal. Australia's bid to serve on the council, however, has attracted criticism, most recently from World Vision Australia's boss, Tim Costello. (more...)
Richmond School pupils learn life-saving CPR skills Richmond School pupils learn life-saving CPR skills
- October 16, 2017

Restart a Heart Day was launched by the Resuscitation Council (UK) along with the British Heart Foundation, British Red Cross, St John Ambulance and Yorkshire Ambulance Service. Pupils at the Duchess's Community High School in Alnwick have been learning CPR today - Restart a Heart Day. A family from Sheffield are among those backing the campaign after 52-year-old Nigel Colton was resuscitated by his 15-year-old son Herbie.
Herbie said: "I didn't really think about it, adrenaline kicked in ... (more...)
Exelixis cancer drug meets key goal in late-stage trial (EXEL) Exelixis cancer drug meets key goal in late-stage trial (EXEL)
- October 16, 2017

The recommendation by the external data monitoring committee for terminating a trial typically paves the way for companies to get early regulatory approvals for their treatments in the United States. An FDA OK for an expanded label would broaden the drug's reach beyond kidney cancer and likely give Exelixis further momentum. The FDA granted Priority Review of the filing and assigned a Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) action date of February 15, 2018. (more...)
Probation violation prevents dad from donating kidney to son Probation violation prevents dad from donating kidney to son
- October 16, 2017

But Dickerson's criminal history is complicating matters. At first, he claims Emory Hospital officials in Atlanta weren't too concerned about his recent arrest sending a letter to the Gwinnett County Jail supporting his involvement in the upcoming procedure. (more...)
Gravitational waves detected from the collision of two neutron stars Gravitational waves detected from the collision of two neutron stars
- October 16, 2017

For the first time, scientists have caught two neutron stars in the act of colliding, revealing that these odd smash-ups are the source of heavy elements such as gold and platinum . "Right before two neutron stars collide, they circle each other about 100 times a second", Annis says. It is thought that at least some gamma ray bursts are associated with supernovae, however a subclass known as short-GRBs were hypothesised to result from the merger of binary neutron stars, although not ... (more...)
Actor and film maker Lekh Tandon passes away Actor and film maker Lekh Tandon passes away
- October 16, 2017

Lekh Tandon gave showbiz many successful films and serials and in 1978 also received Filmfare Best Screenplay Award for his film " Dulhan Wahi Jo Piya Man Bhaye ". "Will miss U. #RIP", he tweeted. Talking about Lekh Tandon, veteran actor Prem Chopra told indianexpress.com, "I am shocked to hear about his ( Lekh Tandon) death ". (more...)
Bengaluru building collapse: 3 dead, many feared trapped under debris Bengaluru building collapse: 3 dead, many feared trapped under debris
- October 16, 2017

They have been identified as Kalavathi (68), Ravichandran (48), Hariprasad (19) and Pavan Kalyan (18). Following the incident, Bengaluru Development Minister K.J George announced compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to next of kin of the deceased and Rs 50,000 to injured. (more...)
Joe Maddon Ejected After Overturned Call Goes Against The Chicago Cubs Joe Maddon Ejected After Overturned Call Goes Against The Chicago Cubs
- October 16, 2017

Cubs manager Joe Maddon called upon Brian Duensing and Lackey to handle the 9th instead of using closer Wade Davis , a pitcher many expected to see at some point in the inning. To me, this seems pretty straightforward: the trajectory of the ball did pull Contreras to his left, but is the flaring out of that leg a necessary movement for the goal of catching the ball? In order to activate Seager during this series, the Dodgers would need to place another player on the disabled list with an ... (more...)
Florida man gets $37500 after officer thought doughnut glaze was meth
- October 16, 2017

Rushing told the Orlando Sentinel that he has been trying to open up a security business, but can't because of his arrest record. Dan Rushing received the settlement after suing the city of Orlando, according to the Orlando Sentinel . Mr Rushing spent 10 hours in jail before being released on a bond. It took a second test by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to prove that it was sugar, and not meth. (more...)
Drone hits a passenger aircraft in Quebec City
- October 16, 2017

Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau said he's "extremely preoccupied" by an incident that saw a small drone collide with a passenger airplane above Jean Lesage airport in Quebec City on Thursday. "These things have been around since the 1990s", he said. He said that "it could have been much more serious" and that if the drone had collided with the cockpit or the engine, the incident could have been "catastrophic". (more...)
Sterling Capital Management LLC Cuts Position in Federal Realty Investment Trust (FRT)
- October 15, 2017

About 26,078 shares traded. It has underperformed by 15.19% the S&P500. Qs Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 7,304 shares or 0.01% of the stock. 08/24/2017 - First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc . Eaton Vance Management reported 24,168 shares stake. Wall Street await First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. The stock of Vornado Realty Trust (NYSE: VNO ) has "Hold" rating given on Monday, March 21 by Evercore. (more...)
US Bancorp (USB) Holdings Lifted by Camden National Bank
- October 15, 2017

Us Bancorp now has $90.55B valuation. Mairs & Power INC now owns 6,981,154 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $299,422,000 after buying an additional 24,150 shares in the last quarter. The company presently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $53.56. The firm has "Buy" rating by Argus Research given on Thursday, July 20. (more...)
Hasan Ali focusing to win World Cup 2019 for Pakistan
- October 15, 2017

While there is no doubting Pakistan's skill and performance on that given day, it has now emerged that former cricketer-turned-commentators Sunil Gavaskar and Ravi Shastri , who is now coaching Team India, played a role in Pakistan's triumph. (more...)
Auto once used by Arvind Kejriwal stolen Auto once used by Arvind Kejriwal stolen
- October 15, 2017

The film will release on November 17, 2017 in India. The film had been in news recently after it was stalled by the ex-censor board chief, who had asked the filmmakers to get permissions from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other politicians. (more...)
EI Du Pont De Nemours And Co (DD) Stake Lessened by Boston Family Office LLC
- October 15, 2017

Argus Research maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, November 2 report. The rating was downgraded by Jefferies on Monday, December 14 to "Hold". Chilton Cap Mngmt Lc holds 87,410 shares or 0.78% of its portfolio. Suntrust Banks stated it has 333,263 shares or 0.15% of all its holdings. The Barrett Asset Management Llc holds 48,739 shares with $3.93 million value, down from 53,072 last quarter. (more...)
Woman escapes California fire on bike with dog strapped to her back Woman escapes California fire on bike with dog strapped to her back
- October 15, 2017

Plane, train, or bike, Natasha Wallace of Santa Rosa, California, was going to find a way to flee the destructive wildfire approaching her neighborhood - with her dog. "I just want to say thank you to him", she said. She biked a few miles down the road before a man in a truck pulled over and was able to take Wallace and Bentley the rest of the way out of the fire's path. (more...)