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John Mcgrath Sells 32000 Shares of Atara Biotherapeutics Inc (ATRA) Stock
- January 06, 2018

A P/B ratio of less than 1.0 can indicate that a stock is undervalued, while a ratio of greater than 1.0 may indicate that a stock is overvalued. Atara Biotherapeutics has a 12 month low of $12.45 and a 12 month high of $25.73. equities analysts predict that Atara Biotherapeutics Inc will post -4 EPS for the current year. After $-1.02 actual earnings per share reported by Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc . (more...)
A unique phenomenon that humans will be able to observe A unique phenomenon that humans will be able to observe "blood moon"
- January 06, 2018

This only happens every two to three years on average, giving rise to the saying "once in a blue moon". The difference adds up over time until year will have 13 lunations as opposed to 12. The next time a Blue Moon will pass through the Earth's umbra will be on December 31, 2028 and then on January 31, 2037. Mark the date, the blood moon or blue supermoon is coming in a rare lunar event that happens only every 150 years. (more...)
President Buhari commissions 10 Coaches and 2 Locomotives in Kaduna President Buhari commissions 10 Coaches and 2 Locomotives in Kaduna
- January 06, 2018

In his welcome address on the occasion, the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi , said railway transport had almost become a new phenomenon in Nigeria through the current efforts of government to expand its facilities. The President who was pleased with the commissioning of the projects was also hopeful that Nigeria's infrastructure was steadily upgrading. "That include many of them". (more...)
Companies Are Selling 'Raw Water,' But Should You Drink It?
- January 06, 2018

The shift, which is deemed as a "water consciousness movement", notes that people are turning towards unsterilised water consumption because they feel their water is "toxic" and loaded with chemicals. A food-safety advocate said that almost everything that can make you sick could be found in untreated water. Addressing the fluoride issue raised in the article, Grant Ritchey, a Kansas City-area dentist, told The Daily Beast, that there is a possibility of getting too much of the mineral from ... (more...)
Florida capital sees first snowfall in nearly three decades Florida capital sees first snowfall in nearly three decades
- January 06, 2018

The last time a wintry blast hit Tallahassee with any measurable snowfall was December 22-23, 1989, when an inch fell. Although the east coast will be preparing for a mega-storm of a lifetime, this may be Tallahassee's only snowfall for years to come. (more...)
California Lawmakers Eye Loopholes Around Fed Tax Deduction Limits California Lawmakers Eye Loopholes Around Fed Tax Deduction Limits
- January 06, 2018

Putting a $10,000 cap on state and local tax deductions was one of the most controversial changes in the federal tax overhaul that was just signed into law. A basic way it might work is this: Say you pay $30,000 in state income and property taxes in 2018. The donations would be deductible from federal taxes. (more...)
'Lunar trifecta' to adorn morning sky on January 31 'Lunar trifecta' to adorn morning sky on January 31
- January 06, 2018

Although 1866 was the last time this incredible event happened, you won't have to wait too long if you miss it this year - there will be another one December 31, 2028. 3000, by Bao-Lin Liu and Alan D. Fiala (Willmann-Bell Inc., 1992). And while the US won't be getting as good a look at that again until 2024, parts of the country will be able to see a rare lunar eclipse in 2018, and it happens in Nevada on January 31. (more...)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Will Charge Tourists in 2018 The Metropolitan Museum of Art Will Charge Tourists in 2018
- January 06, 2018

About $15 million of that goes toward utility costs, and that will continue to stay the same under the new admission policy. "In February 2017, its director, Thomas Campbell , resigned following a New York Times article titled "Is the Met Museum "a Great Institution in Decline"?", which questioned the museum's success after reports of a "$40 million deficit and expansion plans that have been postponed for lack of funding". (more...)
Give during National Blood Donor Month Give during National Blood Donor Month
- January 06, 2018

Consider these factors when determining if you are an eligible donor even if you're in good health. You also have to weigh at least 110 pounds. Carter BloodCare is encouraging more people to donate blood during National Blood Donor Month. (more...)
Sangamo Therapeutics (SGMO) Getting Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Accern Reports
- January 06, 2018

The Company ended its previous trading session at $0.92 with the gain of 6.98%. Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGMO ) has a beta of 3.15, 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. (more...)
Bajrang Dal stage protest over the death of its member Deepak Rao Bajrang Dal stage protest over the death of its member Deepak Rao
- January 06, 2018

Deepak Rao , who worked with a mobile phone sales store, was on a bike on Wednesday afternoon when four men in a vehicle intercepted him and hacked him to death in broad daylight. Ravi, state BJP general secretary, said in a statement on Thursday. The BJP has claimed that at least 24 workers belonging to right-wing organisations have been killed in the state since 2015. (more...)
Tamil Nadu bus strike leaves commuters stranded, union leaders demand wage revision Tamil Nadu bus strike leaves commuters stranded, union leaders demand wage revision
- January 06, 2018

Stating that the High Court order to call off the strike goes against natural justice, the unions blamed the government for the inconvenience caused to the commuters. Ten unions had announced launching the strike yesterday after wage-related talks with the government failed. The government ran a few buses, including private ones hired on contract, with police protection. (more...)
Stocks for Your Case: NXP Semiconductors NV (NXPI), BB&T Corporation (BBT)
- January 06, 2018

Meritage Portfolio Management who had been investing in Apple Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $889.42 billion market cap company. After $1.27 actual EPS reported by NXP Semiconductors N.V. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 26.77% EPS growth. Ally Financial Inc, which manages about $525.29M US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) by 150,000 shares to 290,000 shares, valued at $15.99 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing. (more...)
APC: Benue killings invitation to war APC: Benue killings invitation to war
- January 06, 2018

Hello. Add your message here. Ibrahim Idris, has said that the killings in Benue State resulted from communal dispute as he observed that the Fulani herdsmen involved in the killings are Nigerians and members of the community. "We have reported Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, asked security agencies to arrest them but nothing has been done about it". The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig. (more...)
4 found shot to death in Los Angeles County suburb
- January 06, 2018

Investigators had not yet determined motive in the killings, Moore said. Homicide detectives are investigating the scene but no additional information has been released by authorities. "I just don't understand why it had to be the kids". "Very sad day, especially in this neighborhood". The couple reportedly had a college-age daughter and an 11-year-old son. (more...)
AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) Achieve New Highs
- January 06, 2018

The stock increased 0.74% or $2.53 during the last trading session, reaching $342.52. In terms of the stock price in relation to its moving averages, company shares are 3.56% away from the 20-day moving average and 5.81% off of the 50-day average. (more...)
Army Troops Free Abducted Chibok Girl Army Troops Free Abducted Chibok Girl
- January 06, 2018

Deputy Director Public Relations, Col Onyema Nwachukwu, has released a report on their development. In 2014, Boko Haram , the radical Islamic sect, kidnapped more than 270 primarily Christian girls from their school in Chibok. Recall that 219 girls were in April 2014 abducted by Boko Haram terrorists at Government Secondary School, Chibok. "We recovered some gun trucks, some armoured vehicles, a large quantity of ammunition and rocket launchers among others". (more...)
Analysts Estimates And Ratings Energy Transfer Partners, LP (ETP)
- January 06, 2018

This company shares are 10.58% off its target price of $35 and the current market capitalization stands at $4.53B. About 1.69 million shares traded. Both investors and stock traders are looking at technical indicators for the stocks of The Coca-Cola Company (KO ). (more...)
Florida State To Hire Michigan State DC Harlon Barnett Florida State To Hire Michigan State DC Harlon Barnett
- January 05, 2018

Barnett had been with Mark Dantonio since 2004, first at Cincinnati and then at MSU since 2007. Barnett and Taggart will look to improve upon an FSU defensive unit that ranked 30th in points allowed during the 2017 campaign. Before coaching with the Bearcats, he was a graduate assistant under Nick Saban at LSU, coincidentally on the same staff as former Florida State head coach Jimbo Fisher. (more...)
Backpackers hospitalised in Perth after snorting mystery drugs Backpackers hospitalised in Perth after snorting mystery drugs
- January 05, 2018

However, it is criminally used as a date rape drug as well because its anaesthetic effect can put overdosed victims into a zombie-like state. The group - made up of one Italian, one Moroccan, two Germans and five from France - came across the powder when it arrived in the mail at the home they were staying at. (more...)
The Cancer Death Rate Continues To Drop In The US The Cancer Death Rate Continues To Drop In The US
- January 05, 2018

The report also includes the effect of cancer on Hispanic and Asian Americans. According to the recent data, the USA cancer death rate gets declined by 26 percent which is great to hear. After cancer, heart disease is the second major cause of death in individuals. And while death rates were not statistically significantly different between whites and blacks in 13 states, that did not necessarily mean progress, the authors noted. (more...)
Facial exercise may help you look more youthful Facial exercise may help you look more youthful
- January 05, 2018

To do this facial exercise, one needs to open the mouth and form O, then position the upper lip over teeth and smile to lift the cheek muscles up. Repeat by lowering and lifting the cheeks. The primary outcome measure was assessment of standardized photographs before facial exercise compared to photographs after facial exercise by two blinded dermatologists. (more...)
Woman's abdominal pain found to be caused by lodged Heinz packet Woman's abdominal pain found to be caused by lodged Heinz packet
- January 05, 2018

Finally, after her small intestine got severely blocked, doctors at Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospital in Slough, in the United Kingdom, decided it was time for a surgery . "It is important to consider alternative surgical diagnoses in patients with presumed Crohn's disease unresponsive to standard treatment", the report concludes. (more...)
Romaine lettuce suspected as source of deadly E. coli strain
- January 05, 2018

According to Consumer Reports, the risky bacteria has sent five to the hospital and killed one person in America. The CDC last reported on the outbreak December 28. A multistate E. coli outbreak has food safety experts warning consumers to avoid Romaine lettuce for the time being, as it is said to be the likely cause of the food poisoning. (more...)
Alcohol May Cause Cancer By Damaging Stem Cell DNA Alcohol May Cause Cancer By Damaging Stem Cell DNA
- January 05, 2018

Prof Patel says, 'It's important to remember that alcohol clearance and DNA fix systems are not flawless and alcohol can still cause cancer in different ways, even in people whose defence mechanisms are intact'. They found that these altered mice experienced four times as much DNA damage as those with the enzyme, hinting at the possibility that those who lack ALDH may be at a higher risk of cancer if they drink alcohol , and possibly explaining why people of Chinese heritage have an ... (more...)
BRIGHTER BITS: Penis whitening procedure popular in Thailand BRIGHTER BITS: Penis whitening procedure popular in Thailand
- January 05, 2018

This promotional handout from 2016 and received by AFP on January 4, 2018 from Lelux Hospital shows a man undergoing a penis whitening procedure at the Bangkok branch of Lelux Hospital. Another Thai cosmetics firm had to withdraw its video advertising a skin-whitening product after it was attacked on social media for being racist. (more...)
2 child flu deaths reported in East Tennessee, 3 statewide 2 child flu deaths reported in East Tennessee, 3 statewide
- January 05, 2018

The first was a 92-year-old woman from North Royalton who died in October, the board said. Christian said Tennessee usually sees two to three pediatric flu-related deaths each flu season. People who have the flu often feel some or all of these symptoms: fever or chills, coughing, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches, headaches, and fatigue. (more...)
Stay Away From Romaine Lettuce, Consumer Reports Advises
- January 05, 2018

Consumer Reports' food safety experts recommend avoiding consuming romaine lettuce during an outbreak of E. coli in the USA and Canada. A multistate E. The Public Health Agency of Canada has reported on 41 illnesses. Because we have not identified a source of the infections, CDC is unable to recommend whether USA residents should avoid a particular food. (more...)
Push for perfection among millennials may be bad for mental health Push for perfection among millennials may be bad for mental health
- January 05, 2018

Three types of perfectionism were studied: self-oriented, socially prescribed, and other-oriented. Another possible reason for the increase in perfectionism, say Curren and Hill, is "the rise in meritocracy", the idea that "the ideal life and lifestyle - encapsulated by achievement, wealth, and social status - are available to anyone provided you try hard enough". (more...)
Professor commends decision to classify gaming addiction as mental health disorder Professor commends decision to classify gaming addiction as mental health disorder
- January 05, 2018

The World Health Organization is recognizing gaming as a mental health disorder that can lead to problems down the road as adults. "It is significant because it creates the opportunity for more specialized services", he said. The issue is gaining particular attention in South Korea - home to a strong gaming industry and an avid gaming population - which has always been caught between the responsibility to fight adolescent game addiction and the need to promote the country's thriving gaming ... (more...)