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SPDR S&P Insurance ETF (KIE) Declines 0.05% for Oct 28 SPDR S&P Insurance ETF (KIE) Declines 0.05% for Oct 28
- October 30, 2017

Several other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the stock. Shares of S&P Midcap Value ETF SPDR (MDYV) recently touched $100.24, which places the stock above the Ichimoku cloud, indicating positive momentum and a potential buy signal for the equity. (more...)
Hundreds take stand against breast cancer during annual walk Hundreds take stand against breast cancer during annual walk
- October 29, 2017

The seventh edition of the annual NYUAD Pink Fitness Games saw a total of 72 participants this year, who showed their support and solidarity in the fight against breast cancer by undergoing a series of fitness challenges. The safety of our supporters is our top priority and the decision to cancel was made for that reason alongside our partners at the Westfield Police Department and the officials at Stanley Park. (more...)
Myanmar police arrest journalists from Singapore and Malaysia Myanmar police arrest journalists from Singapore and Malaysia
- October 29, 2017

Myanmar authorities have charged two foreign journalists, a local freelancer who works as an interpreter and their driver for allegedly flying drones illegally over and around the government's parliament buildings, police said Sunday. The Ministry of Information in Myanmar announced their detention on its Facebook page on Friday night, publishing pictures of their drone and their journalist visas. (more...)
Goalkeeper Sent Off For Pissing On The Pitch Mid-Game Goalkeeper Sent Off For Pissing On The Pitch Mid-Game
- October 29, 2017

Towards the latter end of the match Crocombe, 24, urinated by the side of the stands at Bradford Park Avenue's stadium. "My intention was never to offend anyone and I'd like to apologise to both clubs and both sets of supporters and it won't happen again". (more...)
Help keep children safe by keeping tabs on sex offenders Help keep children safe by keeping tabs on sex offenders
- October 29, 2017

The S.C. Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services has set a 5:30-9 p.m. curfew for all offenders under its supervision for a sex offense. According to World Atlas , there are 12,892 registered sex offenders in SC, many of them in Beaufort County. (more...)
Wisconsin hands IL 6th straight loss Wisconsin hands IL 6th straight loss
- October 29, 2017

Illinois' fate was sealed in the fourth quarter when the Illini, trailing 17-3, had marched to the Wisconsin 18-yard line thanks to some speedy runs by quarterback Cam Thomas . George was 7 of 20 for 108 yards and was sacked four times. Kendrick Foster made the final score look closer on a 3-yard touchdown run with 49 seconds remaining, but it still added up to a sixth straight loss for IL. (more...)
Surgeon uses iPhone-based ultrasound device to diagnose his own cancer Surgeon uses iPhone-based ultrasound device to diagnose his own cancer
- October 28, 2017

The Butterfly IQ is the first solid-state ultrasound machine to reach the market in the U.S. Doctor John Martin had been having an uncomfortable feeling in his throat when he chose to use the Butterfly IQ to see what was going on. It ships in early 2018, and works with iPhone models as far back as the iPhone SE. A doctor is said to have diagnosed his own cancer using an iPhone-connected ultrasound device. (more...)
No eggs, meat, alcohol allowed at UP's new pilgrimage sites Vrindavan, Barsana No eggs, meat, alcohol allowed at UP's new pilgrimage sites Vrindavan, Barsana
- October 28, 2017

The birth place of Lord Krishna's childhood friend Radha, Barsana is famous for its "Lathmaar Holi" and temples depicting childhood memories of both Lord Krishna and Radha. In another radical step, the Yogi Adityanath administration merged Mathura Municipal Board with Vrindavan Nagar Panchayat and established an all-new Mathura Municipal Corporation. (more...)
John Kapoor, Insys Pharma Exec, Charged With Helping to Fuel Opioid Crisis
- October 28, 2017

Kapoor, the founder of Insys Therapeutics, several years ago was listed by Forbes as having a worth of $2.4 billion. Kapoor and other former Insys executives are also accused of defrauding insurance companies that were reluctant to approve payments for the drug by improperly getting prior authorization directly from the insurers and pharmacy benefit managers, Acting U.S. (more...)
Asthma symptoms: Getting a DOG could reduce condition's effect Asthma symptoms: Getting a DOG could reduce condition's effect
- October 28, 2017

The scientists analysed how pregnant mothers were affected by having a dog in the house for at least one hour a day. However, the "protective effect" associated with dogs did lower as the children were around ten years old. "However, dog allergen exposure remains a major concern for kids who are allergic to dogs", Dr Tsou added. The two studies findings add to preexisting research available on the health benefits of dogs. (more...)
Robot and a Saudi Citizen
- October 28, 2017

It claims to be the first nation to bestow citizenship upon a robot. The robot is named Sophia and was manufactured by a Hong Kong based company, Hanson Robotics . "It is historic to be the first robot in the world to be recognized with citizenship". The announcement was confirmed in a statement by the Ministry for Culture and Information. (more...)
Schumer: DEA to station anti-heroin team on Long Island
- October 28, 2017

The DEA's acting administrator, Robert W. Patterson, said in a statement that the agency's top priority "is addressing the opioid epidemic and pursuing the criminal organizations that distribute their poison to our neighborhoods". "We must not let off the gas pedal in the fight against opioid dealers, abuse and death in NY". The DEA chose the six locations by studying data related to opioid overdose deaths and heroin and fentanyl seizures. (more...)
Yes Bank shares tank almost 10% after Q2 earnings Yes Bank shares tank almost 10% after Q2 earnings
- October 28, 2017

The bank's net profit in July-September quarter of the last fiscal was Rs 2,979 crore. Its bad loan situation deteriorated as the gross non- performing assets (GNPAs) grew to Rs 2,720.34 crore (1.82 percent) during the second quarter of 2017-18 from Rs 916.68 crore (0.83 percent) in the corresponding period past year. (more...)
GOP tax reform is 'poppycock' GOP tax reform is 'poppycock'
- October 28, 2017

The president and GOP lawmakers are seeking a major legislative victory before the 2018 elections. "It's a backdoor way of giving a tax cut to the top.", said Weiner. "I have no confidence in his tax plan", said Democrat Nancy Bauhs, a 70-year-old retired sweater designer from New Holstein, Wisconsin. Thaler says most Americans need a good "nudge" and the best way to do that is automatically enrolling them. (more...)
HIV-positive Italian jailed for infecting 30 women
- October 28, 2017

The male partners of three of the women and the 8-month-old baby of a fourth woman subsequently contracted the virus, which damages the immune system and causes AIDS. "His actions were meant to sow death", prosecutor Elena Neri was quoted as telling the court last month. However, Talluto - whose mother was an HIV-infected drug addict who died when he was four - told the court if that had been the case, he would not have gone to the effort of having actual relationships. (more...)
AG Sessions slams judges for thwarting Trump policies
- October 28, 2017

Michael Correia, the government relations director for the National Cannabis Industry Association, said Sessions is ill-informed and pointed to data showing numerous overdoses involve prescription painkillers. "Scholars have not found a single example of any judge issuing this type of extreme remedy before the 1960s", he pointed out. And in April, Sessions responded to a judge in Hawaii halting the revised order by saying he was "amazed that a judge sitting on an island in the Pacific ... (more...)
The Neos Therapeutics Inc. (NEOS) gets Sell status at Zacks Investment Research The Neos Therapeutics Inc. (NEOS) gets Sell status at Zacks Investment Research
- October 28, 2017

Wall Street analysts are predicting that Neos Therapeutics Cmn (NASDAQ:NEOS) will report earnings per share of $-0.76 in their quarterly report. The stock is a Buy among 3 brokerage firms polled by Factset Research. If you are accessing this report on another publication, it was illegally copied and reposted in violation of US & global copyright & trademark laws. (more...)
Underweight women at greater risk of early menopause Underweight women at greater risk of early menopause
- October 28, 2017

But researchers are unsure why. She adds, "Up to 10 percent of women experience early menopause and it is associated with a higher risk of cardiovascular disease, and other health conditions such as cognitive decline, osteoporosis and premature death, so these findings have important implications for women and their doctors". (more...)
The Vanguard Group Inc. invests in Two Harbors Investments Corp. (TWO) Shares
- October 28, 2017

Maxim Group restated a "buy" rating and issued a $10.25 target price on shares of Two Harbors Investments Corp in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. The stock's last price was lower from the average trading price of 50 days recorded at $10.1 while enlarging the period to 200 trading days, the average price was $9.76. (more...)
Medha Servo Drives to set up rail, metro coach factory in
- October 28, 2017

Big-ticket investments continue to chug into Telanagana with city-based engineering firm Medha Servo Drives Pvt Ltd on Friday announcing that it will be setting up a rail/metro coach factory on the outskirts of Hyderabad at a cumulative investment of around Rs 800 crore. (more...)
Will Public Health Declaration Help Arizona Fight Opioid Epidemic? Will Public Health Declaration Help Arizona Fight Opioid Epidemic?
- October 28, 2017

It does allow agencies to redirect resources, something many said just isn't enough. Rep. Bruce Poliquin of ME, R-2nd District, a member of the Congressional Bipartisan Task Force to Combat the Heroin Epidemic, praised the president's action and said he hopes it leads to more sustained action. (more...)
Rep. Speier Reveals How She Was Sexually Harassed on Capitol Hill Rep. Speier Reveals How She Was Sexually Harassed on Capitol Hill
- October 28, 2017

In a YouTube video, Speier said that when she was working a Congressional staffer, she was harassed by the chief of staff, who she said held her face, kissed her and stuck his tongue in her mouth. The current policies are "constructed to protect the institution - and to impede the victim from getting justice", she told Politico. The bill mandates sexual harassment training for congressional staff and rewrites the process for reporting sexual assault and harassment complaints. (more...)
Analytical Preview of Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK)
- October 27, 2017

Alaska Air Group had a return on equity of 28.74% and a net margin of 10.34%. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.16. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $1.56. Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in ALK. First Business Financial Services Inc. now owns 6,164 shares of the transportation company's stock valued at $470,000 after purchasing an additional 970 shares during the period. (more...)
Toronto Public Health launches free flu vaccination clinics Toronto Public Health launches free flu vaccination clinics
- October 27, 2017

One of my most hard memories from medical training was the death of a middle-aged mother of three from complications of influenza . She had contracted the virus around the holidays and initially had routine symptoms, including headache, tiredness, aches, fever, sore throat and cough. (more...)
United Nations says food aid for Myanmar's N Rakhine state to resume United Nations says food aid for Myanmar's N Rakhine state to resume
- October 27, 2017

The office of Myanmar's commander-in-chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing on Thursday said some military columns carrying out "clearance operations" would be withdrawn from Buthidaung and Maungtaw townships. More than 600,000 self-identifying Rohingya Muslims have fled Rakhine State in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, mostly to neighboring Bangladesh, since security forces responded to self-identifying Rohingya militants' attacks on August 25 by launching a crackdown. (more...)
Championship updates from Elland Road Championship updates from Elland Road
- October 27, 2017

The German striker was signed on loan to replace Chris Wood. "There have been a lot of contract extensions and new signings who have come into the team, we have all helped each other in a good way and we have started the season well". "But every game that we go into, we're going for wins". "It should be open, entertaining and high scoring, but I can't separate them". Bouncing back from these losses gave Leeds United fans renewed hope that things were getting back on track, and ... (more...)
I am very proud of Advait Chandan says, Aamir Khan I am very proud of Advait Chandan says, Aamir Khan
- October 27, 2017

When asked if he is working on a sequel for Secret Superstar Advait said, "I think this is a good end to the story so we are not thinking about a sequel". The film released this Diwali is running successfully all over. The young actress was recently seen in Secret Superstar which again proved why she can be the next big thing in Bollywood. (more...)
Risankizumab Outperforms Humira, Stelara in Treating Plaque Psoriasis
- October 27, 2017

AbbVie's drug blocks IL-23 by binding to its p19 subunit, and like the other big players in this field, the drug is in Phase III for Crohn's disease and psoriatic arthritis, with another program being prepped for ulcerative colitis. "We are encouraged by these positive results". AbbVie paid Boehringer $595 million upfront to license rights to risankizumab in early 2016, and this morning the company displayed a late-stage dataset on psoriasis explaining why they wanted this drug so badly, ... (more...)
Research Report For The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BK)
- October 27, 2017

The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (NYSE:BK) has a beta of 1.22, compared to a beta of 1 for the market, which implies that the stock's price movements are more extreme than the market as a whole. Jennison Assoc Ltd Company holds 0% or 11,650 shares. Vista Capital invested in 336 shares or 0.08% of the stock. Analysts reported that the Price Target for The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation might touch $63 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $56.67 and $53 ... (more...)
Neothetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:NEOT) Sees Price Swing - Down $0.11
- October 27, 2017

For the current quarter, 0 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0/share. Neothetics, Inc is a clinical-stage specialty pharmaceutical company, which develops therapeutics. Its beta value stands at 0. The share price has already crossed its 20 days moving average, floating at a distance of 14.8% and sits 43.88% higher versus its 50 days moving average. (more...)