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Missing toe key to murder suspect's arrest, authorities say Missing toe key to murder suspect's arrest, authorities say
- November 30, 2017

William Joseph Greer, 52, was wanted in the slaying of his girlfriend, Tammy Marie Esquivel, on December 19, 2006, in Harris County. A murder warrant was issued in January 2007 and Greer was added to the U.S. In a release on the official website of the U.S. Marshals Service past year, Greer was described as 5-foot-10 white male weighing approximately 220 pounds, with brown hair and green eyes. (more...)
More than half United States toddlers face obesity More than half United States toddlers face obesity
- November 30, 2017

Even children of normal weight are at risk of being obese adults, according to this study. At the age of five years, this risk falls however to 10%. The study was based on a simulation model that predicted future trends based on height and weight data from five nationally representative studies of more than 41,000 children and adults. (more...)
The Buzz | Alfa Romeo to return to F1, powered by Ferrari engines The Buzz | Alfa Romeo to return to F1, powered by Ferrari engines
- November 30, 2017

The company, founded in 1910, supplied engines in the 1960s and 1970s and returned as a constructor in 1979 before again withdrawing at the end of 1985. The brand itself will also benefit from the sharing of technology and strategic know-how with a partner of the Sauber F1 Team's undisputed experience. (more...)
A 'very big deal': New drug can halve duration of migraines A 'very big deal': New drug can halve duration of migraines
- November 30, 2017

The six-month Phase III STRIVE study assessed the potential of erenumab - which is created to specifically block the CGRP receptor - in preventing episodic migraine. The erenumab trial evaluated the efficacy of the antibody preventing episodic migraine at either a 70 mg or 140 mg dose compared with placebo in a monthly dosing regimen. (more...)
Science says dogs are smarter than cats Science says dogs are smarter than cats
- November 30, 2017

Now, after counting the number of neurons in the cerebral cortex of a range of carnivores, there's finally something in the way of conclusive evidence about which animal has more capacity for intelligence, and it's dogs. These studies didn't take into account cortical neurons though, which are better indicators for intelligence. One of the key questions the study hoped to answer was whether carnivores have more brain neurons than the herbivorous species they prey upon, with the researchers ... (more...)
The Sarepta Therapeutics (SRPT) Given News Impact Rating of 0.32 The Sarepta Therapeutics (SRPT) Given News Impact Rating of 0.32
- November 30, 2017

Jpmorgan Chase And stated it has 0% in Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:SRPT). The stock declined 1.98% or $1.12 reaching $55.49 on the news. 494,729 shares of the company's stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 2,304,832. As per Wednesday, April 6, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. Leerink Swann maintained Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:SRPT) on Tuesday, July 18 with "Buy" rating. (more...)
Atiku's resignation from APC shows Buhari has failed - PDP chieftain, Dare Bejide Atiku's resignation from APC shows Buhari has failed - PDP chieftain, Dare Bejide
- November 30, 2017

According to him, it was a signal that President Buhari has disappointed Nigerians. After the meeting, Alhassan refused to answer questions from state house correspondents concerning Abubakar's resignation from the APC . The Adamawa governor the said further that he still regards the former vice-president as a father. "When I was in the Senate, we were the ones, alongside the current Senate President that worked very hard to ensure that all members of the National Assembly; that we agreed ... (more...)
Hina Khan's nasty comments on Sakshi Tanwar and Gauhar Khan Hina Khan's nasty comments on Sakshi Tanwar and Gauhar Khan
- November 30, 2017

And she has to come back to the real world where she will have to face everyone. Gauahar Khan too in the past had questioned her attitude , and the latest actress to lash out at her is Kamya Punjabi , who called her "ghatiya" . Although, later she says that she likes her acting. And for a matter of fact, Gauahar has 2.18 followers on Twitter where as Hina has just 127k. On this Hina again buts in and makes gestures suggesting that Sakshi Tanwar is squint eyed. (more...)
Altria Group (NYSE:MO) Downgraded to Buy at Vetr
- November 30, 2017

Cullen Capital Management Llc sold 74,240 shares as Altria Group Inc. WealthTrust Fairport LLC now owns 43,174 shares of the company's stock worth $3,083,000 after buying an additional 161 shares during the period. A number of other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the business. Burke Herbert Bank & Trust Com holds 1.52% of its portfolio in Altria Group Inc (NYSE:MO) for 22,462 shares. (more...)
Sensex Falls 300 Points, Nifty Sheds 95 Points Ahead Of GDP Data Sensex Falls 300 Points, Nifty Sheds 95 Points Ahead Of GDP Data
- November 30, 2017

The barometer 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE, which opened at 33,542.50 points, traded at 33,318.47 points - down 284.29 points or 0.85 per cent - from Wednesday's close. Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) sold shares worth a net Rs 859.27 crore yesterday, as per provisional data. Yes Bank slid 0.7 percent after its board approved the setting up of a $1 billion medium-term note (MTN) program. (more...)
Smith's wicket crucial for England's chances - Anderson Smith's wicket crucial for England's chances - Anderson
- November 30, 2017

The targeting of Jonny Bairstow with reminders of his ill-advised headbutt of Cameron Bancroft in a Perth bar on the first night of England's tour has now passed into Ashes folklore, and Handscomb rated it among the "smartest" use of verbals he had seen in the game. (more...)
Army captures Boko Haram commander, rescues 212 hostages Army captures Boko Haram commander, rescues 212 hostages
- November 30, 2017

He added that the 212 victims rescued are now being profiled while the Boko Haram commander was being interrogated. No less than 212 persons were on Tuesday rescued and a Boko Haram commander captured when Nigerian soldiers ransacked some villages in the outer edge of Sambisa forest. (more...)
Bears Claim OLB Lamarr Houston Off Waivers Bears Claim OLB Lamarr Houston Off Waivers
- November 30, 2017

Lamarr Houston is going back to Chicago. Houston tore his ACL midway through his first season with the Bears in 2014 and rebounded to compile a team-leading and career-high eight sacks in 2015. Houston was picked up by the Texans in mid-October after the club lost Whitney Mercilus to a season-ending injury. Sam Acho and Pernell McPhee shouldered most of the snaps last week, along with undrafted rookie Isaiah Irving, and Houston should step right in to the rotation to provide some relief ... (more...)
Can't lay down guidelines for police probe into dowry cases Can't lay down guidelines for police probe into dowry cases
- November 30, 2017

Taking note of growing instances of misuse of the anti-dowry law, a two-judge bench of the apex court comprising Justices A K Goel and U U Lalit had in July this year ordered that there shall be no automatic arrests in case of complaints of dowry harassments. (more...)
Trump To Announce Plans To Shrink 2 National Monuments In Utah Trump To Announce Plans To Shrink 2 National Monuments In Utah
- November 30, 2017

He probably won't even still be in town when the first lawsuit is filed, something lawyers for the five tribes involved in getting Bears Ears National Monument approved say will happen the same day as his shrinkage announcement. "I'm approving the Bears Ears recommendation for you, Orrin", Trump told Hatch, according to Hatch's office. The landscapes within Bears Ears contain tens of thousands of Native American ruins, rock art, and artifacts that have always been ravaged by looting and ... (more...)
Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.16 Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.16
- November 30, 2017

Wellington Shields Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Baxter International by 67.5% in the third quarter. Veritas Asset Management LLP now owns 10,179,102 shares of the medical instruments supplier's stock worth $616,243,000 after purchasing an additional 227,343 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Missing Riverdale father and daughter found safe, reunited with family Missing Riverdale father and daughter found safe, reunited with family
- November 30, 2017

Josh Stinger, 41, and his 2-year-old daughter Gabby were found safe in Las Vegas late Wednesday evening, according to a press release from Riverdale City Police Department. Wednesday, he has not returned home and has not been in communication with his family. Both Stingers have medical conditions that require ongoing attention. (more...)
The FDA Has Issued a Warning to Dog Owners About Store-Bought Bones The FDA Has Issued a Warning to Dog Owners About Store-Bought Bones
- November 30, 2017

Some reports involved more than one dog, for a total of 90 dogs reported being adversely affected by the bones. An estimated 15 of those dogs have died. According to Stamper, if you notice any difference at all in your pet's behavior after consuming one of the many bone treats on the market, it's best to call your veterinarian right away (he or she can also help you determine which toys and treats are best for your pup). (more...)
Prehistoric Women Had Stronger Arms Than Modern Elite Female Rowers Prehistoric Women Had Stronger Arms Than Modern Elite Female Rowers
- November 30, 2017

Life for the Neolithic women would have been gruelling, involving long hours tilling the soil and harvesting crops by hand. Instead she listed a wide range of agricultural tasks: "Before the plow was invented, they would have been using digging sticks, flint sickles inserted into wooden handles, etc., to till the soil and harvest the grain, and stone querns to grind the grain into flour by hand". (more...)
Gov. Holcomb enforces control of CBD oil Gov. Holcomb enforces control of CBD oil
- November 30, 2017

He says those checks will focus on products that contain THC, the psychoactive chemical in marijuana. "We'll make sure that CBD oil is available for those who are qualified to receive it, purchase it". At the same time, the attorney general's opinion is just that. The Indianapolis Star reports stores have 60 days to pull the products from their shelves. (more...)
Include Gibraltar in European blacklist of tax havens — OXFAM TO EU Include Gibraltar in European blacklist of tax havens — OXFAM TO EU
- November 30, 2017

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Nigeria flies migrants home from Libya after slavery scare Nigeria flies migrants home from Libya after slavery scare
- November 29, 2017

The governors pledged to work assiduously towards ensuring that they make workers happy by paying their emoluments before the commencement of the Yuletide season. European Parliament President Antonio Tajani told lawmakers from both continents before the summit that quick solutions must be found to meet the needs of the African population, which he said is projected to double to almost 2.5 billion people by 2050. (more...)
Arsenal won't sell Ozil, Sanchez in January - Wenger
- November 29, 2017

In my head, they stay until the end of the season. That was the decision at the start of the season. "Unless something unbelievable happens there's no reason why that should change". "We have a good chance tomorrow to take three points at home and that is the only thing that matters", he said. He can go from the first to the last minute and has the engine to do both sides of the game and that is what we want. (more...)
OR offers Taggart new contract amid Florida State rumors OR offers Taggart new contract amid Florida State rumors
- November 29, 2017

A source confirmed to The Oregonian/OregonLive that UO's deal to Taggart would be worth just more than $20 million over five years, including incentives. A former assistant to MI coach Jim Harbaugh when Harbaugh was at Stanford, Taggart spent four years at South Florida after three years as the head coach at Western Kentucky. (more...)
World Health Organization fears complacency as progress against malaria stalls World Health Organization fears complacency as progress against malaria stalls
- November 29, 2017

The progress made by Madagascar, Senegal, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia and The Gambia is commendable and shows us that we can do more to save our families, communities and countries from this disease. "Globally ... after an unprecedented period of success, we are no longer making progress", said Abdisalan Noor, a World Health Organization expert on malaria and lead author of the report. (more...)
Controlling onion prices not in our hands: Paswan Controlling onion prices not in our hands: Paswan
- November 29, 2017

While the Ministry's data showed average prices of onion and tomato in Delhi ranged between Rs 53 and Rs 63 per kg, these were being sold for up to Rs 80 in retail markets. "We have reduced export of onion". Prices of onions and tomatoes in Delhi have touched Rs 70/kg due to short supply forcing the government to explore options to bring more of these kitchen items to the national capital from other regions. (more...)
Premier League In Focus - Bournemouth vs Burnley Preview Premier League In Focus - Bournemouth vs Burnley Preview
- November 29, 2017

Callum Wilson , who grabbed an impressive hat-trick against the Terriers two weeks ago, is Bournemouth's highest goal-getter with the treble, while Andrew Surman has racked up a tally of two goals so far. However, the Clarets have scored only 12 goals this season, with Chris Wood and Sam Vokes each scoring three times. Leaders Manchester City also came out on top at the Etihad, bettering last season's scoreline, but aside from that the Clarets improved on results at Stamford Bridge, ... (more...)
Challenger ahead in counting of Honduras presidential vote Challenger ahead in counting of Honduras presidential vote
- November 29, 2017

Partial results in Honduras' presidential election have narrowed challenger Salvador Nasralla's lead over incumbent President Juan Orlando Hernandez to one point. "Nobody can call it an irreversible trend", he said, "Not even 60 percent of the ballots are counted". While the European Union electoral observation mission in Honduras said the vote had been generally peaceful and results were being processed in front of party representatives, it noted the electoral court had made fewer ... (more...)
Diabetes, obesity reason behind rise in cancer cases worldwide Diabetes, obesity reason behind rise in cancer cases worldwide
- November 29, 2017

And more than six in ten British adults are overweight or obese. Of 14,067,894 reported cancer cases in 2012, 280,100 (2%) were attributed to diabetes alone, 544,300 (3.9%) were attributed to a high BMI alone, and 792,600 (5.6%) were attributed to both. (more...)
Ingalls & Snyder LLC Acquires 3974 Shares of General Mills, Inc. (GIS)
- November 29, 2017

About 636,144 shares traded. Ingalls & Snyder LLC boosted its stake in shares of General Mills, Inc. It has underperformed by 27.33% the S&P500. The stock increased 0.43% or $0.19 on November 28, reaching $44.26. On Thursday, August 3 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy". The firm has "Hold" rating given on Wednesday, June 21 by UBS. (more...)