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Gunmen Abduct Plateau PDP Chairman Gunmen Abduct Plateau PDP Chairman
- December 08, 2017

Publicity Secretary of the PDP in Plateau, John Akans, confirmed the kidnap, further revealing the five were kidnapped while they were in transit from Jos to Abuja in preparation for the party's national convention . "The family spoke with him and he assured them that he is safe". He said: "The abductors have contacted the family. I am on my way to Abuja". We have no communication with the six occupants of the vehicle including the abductors and no ransom has been made. (more...)
New positive data for Kisqali combination in advanced breast cancer New positive data for Kisqali combination in advanced breast cancer
- December 08, 2017

Data from early trastuzumab trials showed that those HER2-low patients derived similar benefit from the agent as HER2-positive patients, so the researchers conducted a large randomized trial to test this possibility. After six weeks, patients in the true acupuncture group reported much lower pain scores than those in either the fake acupuncture or waiting list groups, Hershman's team reported. (more...)
Shares Of Energy Transfer Equity, LP (ETE) bought By WILLIAMS WILLIAM PRESLEY
- December 08, 2017

Looking at some alternate time periods, the 12 month price index is 1.30832, the 24 month is 1.38071, and the 36 month is 7543.55401. With 728,600 avg volume, 5 days are for Athene Holding Limited (NYSE:ATH)'s short sellers to cover ATH's short positions. (more...)
Es oficial: Vaticano nombra a Cardenal Aguiar Arzobispo Primado de México Es oficial: Vaticano nombra a Cardenal Aguiar Arzobispo Primado de México
- December 08, 2017

El 8 de marzo de 2007, el sumo pontífice Benedicto XVI lo nombró miembro del Pontificio Consejo para el Dialogo Interreligioso durante el quinquenio 2007-2012. "Me llevo la satisfacción de no haber permanecido mudo ante la violación de los derechos humanos y divinos de mi madre la Iglesia ". No obstante, sin mencionar sus polémicas con diversos sectores sociales, el jerarca católico renunciante lamentó que si por su "posición firme", alguien se sintió "ofendido y lastimado" y pidió ... (more...)
Featured Stock for Investors: Weatherford International plc (NYSE:WFT)
- December 08, 2017

Trading volume for Weatherford International plc was 19.24 Million in its previous trading session. GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC. raised its stake in Weatherford International by 1.5% during the second quarter. The rating was upgraded by Barclays Capital on Monday, July 27 to "Equal Weight". As per Thursday, October 27, the company rating was maintained by Howard Weil. (more...)
Sask. medical wait times 2nd lowest in country, new report says Sask. medical wait times 2nd lowest in country, new report says
- December 08, 2017

The free-enterprise think tank says the median wait time from referral to treatment is 21.2 weeks in Canada, up from 20 weeks past year. The problem appears to be focused on the Atlantic provinces. Between 2012 and 2016, wait times for hip and knee replacements remained relatively stable, while they increased for cataract removal and decreased for hip fracture fix, the report says. (more...)
Woman sues surgeon, claims he was on cell phone during operation Woman sues surgeon, claims he was on cell phone during operation
- December 08, 2017

Patient Mary Edwards claims that Dr. Eric Fishman then tried to explain away the egregious misconduct by telling her it was his only "free" moment to brush up on the language. Her lawyer said: 'She was in absolute terror during the operation. "She had no clue what was going on until after". The document claims that Fishman's actions were "outrageous in character", "beyond all bounds of possible decency" and "utterly intolerable in a civilised community". (more...)
Philippines plans to sue Sanofi over dengue vaccine: minister Philippines plans to sue Sanofi over dengue vaccine: minister
- December 08, 2017

The Philippines, however, was the first nation to use the vaccine. In a statement, Sanofi said the long-term safety evaluation of the vaccines showed significantly fewer hospitalizations due to dengue in vaccinated people over nine years old compared with those who had not been vaccinated. (more...)
Former Patriots coach Ron Meyer passes away at 76 Former Patriots coach Ron Meyer passes away at 76
- December 08, 2017

He was a great man", tweeted Dickerson, who played for Meyer at SMU from 1979 to 1981. Boosters and assistant coaches were paying players, and coaches knew about it, as did high-placed administrators. Meyer went on to coach the Indianapolis Colts from 1986 to 1991. "One of the greatest things Ron did when he was hired in 1982 was to bring us a young coach from his staff at Southern Methodist University named Dante Scarnecchia", Patriots owner Robert Kraft said in a prepared statement. (more...)
Mass shootings trigger waves of accidental deaths, study finds Mass shootings trigger waves of accidental deaths, study finds
- December 08, 2017

Here, Phillip Levine and Robin McKnight sought to better understand how this tragedy affected people's behavior surrounding guns. When looking at state data, Levine and McKnight found that the states with the biggest spikes in gun sales also saw the highest spikes in accidental death rates. (more...)
Local man heads to California to assist with wildfire relief Local man heads to California to assist with wildfire relief
- December 08, 2017

On the Red Cross aid, six volunteers from Hawaii will be deploying, including the one from Molokai, identified as Lester Keanini. The nonprofit Red Cross is working alongside partners to provide shelter, food and comfort for people forced to leave their homes with little notice because of the wildfires. (more...)
Fonterra's Farmgate Milk Price falls, revenue rises Fonterra's Farmgate Milk Price falls, revenue rises
- December 08, 2017

Meanwhile, a decline in the NZ dollar since Fonterra's last update of its milk price, which is supportive of exporters, may not flow through fully until the following season, he said. Sales volumes were down 20 percent and the gross margin, of 16.7 percent, was also lower. The lower gross margin was in line with the second half of previous year. (more...)
Ashes: All-rounder Mitchell Marsh back in Australian squad for third Test Ashes: All-rounder Mitchell Marsh back in Australian squad for third Test
- December 08, 2017

But after a strong display with the bat in Sheffield Sydney last month, the Western Australian captain received a call back in the squad for the third Test at Perth. "But having said that, he's not allowed to bat at six because of his average". That's all part of playing Test match cricket, playing cricket at the highest level. (more...)
Celgene (CELG) Rating Lowered to C+ at TheStreet
- December 08, 2017

Crispr Therapeutics AG ( NASDAQ:CRSP ) traded up $0.01 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $18.53. About 9.07 million shares traded. América Móvil, S.A.B.de C.V. CELG's SI was 8.92M shares in December as released by FINRA. Investors sentiment increased to 1.34 in Q2 2017. Its up 0.21, from 1.13 in 2017Q1. CELG's See remarks Curran Terrie Sell 1727 shares of the company at a price of $143.89 on 2017-09-25. (more...)
United States trade group finds Canadian softwood hurts American market United States trade group finds Canadian softwood hurts American market
- December 08, 2017

The United States International Trade Commission has found the importing of Canadian softwood lumber has hurt the US market. The US is set to maintain tariffs on certain Canadian lumber imports after its trade commission found goods were being sold in the US below cost. (more...)
Array BioPharma Inc. (ARRY) - Technical Look
- December 08, 2017

Taking a broader look at the analyst consensus, according to 9 analysts Array Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ: ARRY)'s price will reach at $15.56 during 52 weeks. Redmile Group Llc, which manages about $1.27B and $1.64 billion US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Xencor Inc (NASDAQ:XNCR) by 405,032 shares to 1.19M shares, valued at $25.07 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing. (more...)
Health officials: Time to get your flu shot Health officials: Time to get your flu shot
- December 07, 2017

Dawar said. "What we do know is that the more people who get the vaccine, the fewer people get sick, the milder the flu season is for everyone", said Dr. If you're 65 or older, there are two vaccine options created to boost immune response. People taking medication for hepatitis C or undergoing interferon therapy should not worry that the flu vaccine will affect their treatment, Lee said, adding that they should get vaccinated as soon as possible for protection against the flu. (more...)
National Football League to consider college-like targeting rule National Football League to consider college-like targeting rule
- December 07, 2017

As we've seen around the college football world, there's definitely subjectivity used in determing whether a player should be ejected for targeting. "I would rather that rule stay in the colleges then come up here and start messing up our game". (more...)
An eight-month-pregnant woman gang-raped by soldiers after they decapitated her son in front of her An eight-month-pregnant woman gang-raped by soldiers after they decapitated her son in front of her
- December 07, 2017

Following a special session of the UN Human Rights Council , the nations overwhelmingly voted in favour of a resolution expressing grave concern over widespread abuses committed against the largely Muslim minority. Earlier, the state Department threatened to impose sanctions against Myanmar for violations of the rights of the Muslim Rohingya. Marzuki Darusman , head of an independent global fact-finding mission on Myanmar, said by video from Malaysia: "We will go where the evidence leads ... (more...)
Delhi-NCR air quality back to 'hazardous' category Delhi-NCR air quality back to 'hazardous' category
- December 07, 2017

According to scientists and meteorologists, high relative humidity and low wind speed spiked pollution levels in the city. According to data from CPCB's air lab, mixing height, which was 527 metres in the last week of November, has dropped to 309 while wind speed has come down from 2.1 metres/second to 1 metre/sec. (more...)
Has $396.58 Million Position in AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV)
- December 07, 2017

Fincl Group, a Ohio-based fund reported 220,000 shares. The stock decreased 1.32% or $0.97 during the last trading session, reaching $72.43. About 226,159 shares traded. Texas-based Fruth Investment Mngmt has invested 1.26% in AbbVie Inc. Shamrock Asset Management Limited Liability Corp invested in 0.1% or 2,301 shares. (more...)
Analyst Recommendations And Revisions: Hudson Pacific Properties, Inc. (HPP)
- December 07, 2017

As per Monday, November 7, the company rating was upgraded by Mizuho. If the $32.26 price target is reached, the company will be worth $320.76M less. The rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to "Equal-Weight" on Thursday, May 12. Royal Bankshares Of Canada holds 0% or 173,448 shares. Howard Cap stated it has 351,594 shares or 1.89% of all its holdings. Credit Agricole S A invested in 0.14% or 971,200 shares. (more...)
Kano reception overwhelming - President Buhari Kano reception overwhelming - President Buhari
- December 07, 2017

Nigeria's President, Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday granted amnesty to 500 inmates who were detained at the Kano State Central Prison. Buhari pledged that prison reforms and decongestion would continue to receive prompt attention from his administration. (more...)
ACA Urges Passage of Senate Bill 1615 - Dream Act of 2017 ACA Urges Passage of Senate Bill 1615 - Dream Act of 2017
- December 07, 2017

House of Representatives before the end of the year. But immigrant rights groups are greeting Republicans' insistence that there is time to act on the issue next year with great suspicion. "Nobody wants a situation where they're deporting these young people". President Trump rightly recognized that executive action was not the appropriate way to address the long-term security of Dreamers . (more...)
Boko Haram: Army removes, replaces Commander Boko Haram: Army removes, replaces Commander
- December 07, 2017

I can confirm the appointment". Until his new appointment, Nicholas was the Chief of Logistics at Army headquarters in Abuja, while Ibrahim is believed to have been redeployed to the Army headquarters as the Deputy Chief of Policy and Plans. (more...)
8 things to know about CHIP funding right now
- December 07, 2017

Forcing states to destabilize their Children's Health Insurance Programs might be the only policy in the. Since then, the commission has requested an extra $90 million from the federal government to keep CHIP through February. CHIP funding was last reauthorized in the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015, and before that, through the ACA. If Congress doesn't act by Friday forcing a government shutdown, the previous short-term funding expension would keep the program funded ... (more...)
Birth control linked to 20% higher risk of breast cancer Birth control linked to 20% higher risk of breast cancer
- December 07, 2017

A hormone specialist at Brigham and Women's Hospital who deals with contraceptive issues says the study shouldn't alarm those taking oral contraceptives. "There were hopes that the new formulations would not increase a user's risk of breast cancer as the older formulations did", said Mia Gaudet, strategic director of breast and gynecologic cancer research at the American Cancer Society, who was not involved in the research. (more...)
Deer hunters asked to track wasting disease Deer hunters asked to track wasting disease
- December 07, 2017

Five deer from Meridian Township tested positive from 2015 to 2016 in Ingham County; there were no confirmed cases in 2017. Though there is no evidence CWD is transmissible to humans, it is recommended to never ingest meat from animals that appear to be sick or are known to be CWD positive. (more...)
Will bring Odd-Even without exemptions: Delhi govt to NGT Will bring Odd-Even without exemptions: Delhi govt to NGT
- December 07, 2017

However, later the city government demanded that the Odd-Even scheme shall come in entire NCR region and not just Delhi. The Delhi government was forced to withdraw its appeal for modifications in the odd-even scheme that they made before the tribunal. (more...)
IBB Reacts To Atiku's Defection, Expects Successful PDP Convention IBB Reacts To Atiku's Defection, Expects Successful PDP Convention
- December 07, 2017

The convention, he said "will be a very hard choice between a step in the forward direction and one that will take us backwards and that is why we must all strive to do all that it takes not to get it wrong but to make the right choices". He said the party had "credible information" that some "overzealous elements in the government" were planning to "disrupt" the convention. Though he said there was nothing to show that President Muhammadu Buhari was part of the plot, he pleaded with him to ... (more...)