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Buhari meets South East APC leaders in Aso Rock Buhari meets South East APC leaders in Aso Rock
- January 23, 2018

In an interview with Osasu Igbinedion, the former speaker accused the president of running a "one-man" government. The ex-speaker said Buhari refused to carry the APC leaders along because he believed that all politicians were evil. Speaking at the courtesy call, the party leaders reaffirmed the decision of the APC members in the zone in their meeting on December past year to support Buhari's second term bid. (more...)
Rocket launched from New Zealand efficiently deploys satellites Rocket launched from New Zealand efficiently deploys satellites
- January 23, 2018

Successful payload deployment", the company confirmed on Twitter. "Reaching orbit on a second test flight is significant on its own, but successfully deploying customer payloads so early in a new rocket program is nearly unprecedented". The rocket can carry around 500 lbs in total, which is peanuts compared to something like the Falcon 9, but it's meant to be a cheap and effective alternative for customer who can't foot the bill of a major launch but are also putting much smaller cubesats or ... (more...)
SEC teams ranked in AP Top 25 poll, Kentucky falls from rankings SEC teams ranked in AP Top 25 poll, Kentucky falls from rankings
- January 23, 2018

Two losses to unranked opponents - to SC on the road, and to Florida at home - has sent Kentucky tumbling from No. 18 in last week's AP top 25 to completely unranked in the latest poll on Monday. Xavier 9. Baylor, Louisville, Notre Dame, Texas, Oregon, Florida State, South Carolina and Tennessee round out the top 10. Arizona 12. Oklahoma 13. (more...)
Morgan Freeman Criticizes 'Gender-Particular' SAG Statuettes Morgan Freeman Criticizes 'Gender-Particular' SAG Statuettes
- January 23, 2018

Rita, who was presented with this award five years ago by Freeman , called the actor a "national treasure". The 80-year-old, who was presented with the award by his longtime friend and EGOT ( Emmy , Golden Globe , Oscar and Tony Award ) victor Rita Moreno , also did his bit for gender equality, calling out SAG for its "gender-specific" winners' trophies. (more...)
Most Active Stock: Forward Industries Inc. (FORD)
- January 23, 2018

Taking a broader look brokerage firms' analysts on the street with an expectant view have Forward Inds Inc (NASDAQ:FORD) high price target of $2.28 and with a conservative view have low price target of $2.28. The latest exchange of 0.96 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 55.87 Million shares. The corporation has a market cap of US$11.09 Million. (more...)
Sick baby's condition 'will not improve', High Court told Sick baby's condition 'will not improve', High Court told
- January 23, 2018

Supporters of Charlie Gard's parents react outside the High Court during a hearing on the baby's future, in London, Britain July 24, 2017. The doctor, who can not be named, added Takesha believes Isaiah does respond when she is with him. Haastrup claimed that his son had responded to cuddling from he and Thomas, and pushed for doctors to perform a tracheotomy so that Isaiah could be put on life support at home. (more...)
Montreal Cognitive Assessment Shows President 'Very Sharp,' Doc Says Montreal Cognitive Assessment Shows President 'Very Sharp,' Doc Says
- January 23, 2018

The president's yearly physical at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, which took place on Friday, is a routine practice. "We did do a cognitive exam at the president's request and he passed it with flying colors, nearly no hits", Beckett answered as Jackson. (more...)
Donald Trump could live to 200 years old if…, doctor says Donald Trump could live to 200 years old if…, doctor says
- January 23, 2018

Dr Jackson told White House reporters the USA president was given the Montreal Cognitive Assessment , also known as MOCA , and aced it. But it wasn't until 2005 that McGill University researchers found it had the potential to detect early Alzheimer's disease and mild cognitive impairment (MCI). (more...)
Trump in 'excellent health', scores 30/30 in cognitive assessment Trump in 'excellent health', scores 30/30 in cognitive assessment
- January 23, 2018

His latest assignment: defusing doubts about the health and mental fitness of the nation's 71-year-old president. Presidents don't typically sit for cognitive assessments during their periodic physical exams. Dr Jackson said he had "absolutely no concerns" about Mr Trump's cognitive ability. He reported that the 6ft 3in president weighed in at 239lb, three pounds heavier than he was in September 2016, the last time Mr Trump revealed his weight to the public. (more...)
After Spacey scandal, unused shows cost Netflix US$39m After Spacey scandal, unused shows cost Netflix US$39m
- January 23, 2018

Netflix Inc is lifting the curtain on just how much the sexual harassment controversy is going to cost Hollywood. Netflix said the charge, disclosed in its fourth-quarter earnings report, was related to "unreleased content we've decided not to move forward with". (more...)
Troopers: 3 people killed in separate crashes Sunday Troopers: 3 people killed in separate crashes Sunday
- January 23, 2018

The driver did not slow down for the 1995 Chevrolet 3500 pulling a trailer in front of him, and the semi collided with the rear of the trailer. The crash shut down USA 301 until just after midnight. Troopers responded to a third crash with a fatality 2½ hours after the first crash in Pierson. Officials said the driver of the vehicle did not see Benduce's auto when he struck it. (more...)
Economy remains strong, says Emefiele Economy remains strong, says Emefiele
- January 23, 2018

On Friday, Reuters reported that the interest rate meeting was unlikely to be held because several new members of the MPC have yet to be approved by lawmakers, according to two central bank sources. With the expiration of the tenure of some members, the MPC can not form a quorum. "We have also seen market capitalization of our Stock Exchange improve by 22.3 per cent from N13.21 trillion on November 30, 2017 to N16.15 trillion as at 19 January 2018, while the All-Share Index (ASI) rose by ... (more...)
Ona blames successor, washes hands of Dengvaxia 'health nightmare' Ona blames successor, washes hands of Dengvaxia 'health nightmare'
- January 23, 2018

At the continuation of the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee investigation into the government's controversial procurement of P3.5-billion worth of Dengvaxia from French pharmaceutical Sanofi Pasteur, Ona said the leadership that took over the DoH after he left on December 20, 2014 "is exclusively responsible for all the decisions" concerning the anti-dengue vaccine. (more...)
$0.38 Earnings Per Share Expected for Occidental Petroleum Co. (OXY) This Quarter
- January 23, 2018

Occidental Petroleum Corporation (OXY ) closed its previous trading session at $75.55 with the gain of 0.21%. The company had a trading volume of 3,224,700 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,616,577. The rating was maintained by Mizuho on Tuesday, November 21 with "Hold". The rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Hold" on Tuesday, November 21. (more...)
White Mountains Insurance Group (WTM) Receiving Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Shows
- January 23, 2018

White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd . (NYSE: WTM ) has risen 4.33% since January 22, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 12.37% the S&P500. The company has market cap of $3.17 billion. It now has negative earnings. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.93 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.21, from 0.83 in 2017Q2. (more...)
19-Year-Old Strikes Tree While Skiing, Dies 19-Year-Old Strikes Tree While Skiing, Dies
- January 23, 2018

When Becker hit the tree, she was reportedly not wearing a helmet, according to KTTC-TV. Chief Stark said an ambulance crew began transporting her to Mayo Clinic-Saint Marys and met the Mayo One helicopter at Plainview along the way. 'The ski patrollers do a great job with keeping everyone safe but obviously they can not watch everyone at every minute, ' the unnamed community shareholder told the news station. (more...)
President Donald Trump Just Took The President Donald Trump Just Took The "Montreal Test" For Mental Health
- January 23, 2018

I mean I walk, I this, I that, ' Trump, 71, said during an Oval Office interview . At 6 feet 3 inches tall and 239 pounds, by medical measurements, the president is considered overweight and almost obese. Dr Ronny Jackson said the US President was "fit for duty" and that he aced the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA ), which tests for mild cognitive impairment including early memory loss. (more...)
US flu season worsens, has US flu season worsens, has "a lot more steam" than expected
- January 23, 2018

Visits to L.A. County emergency rooms for influenza symptoms are more than twice as high as they were at the same time past year. How is New Jersey faring against the rest of the country in influenza cases? The good news is that Florida State is not one of these areas. (more...)
Arizona mother hospitalized with rare flesh-eating disease after flu diagnosis Arizona mother hospitalized with rare flesh-eating disease after flu diagnosis
- January 23, 2018

However, after experiencing increasingly worse pain, Lipinski was taken to a trauma center. This progression is more common than one might think. The flu does weaken your immune system making you vulnerable to other infections. She was transferred to a hospital that specializes in treating necrotizing fasciitis, and she will need skin grafts and "extensive reconstructive surgeries" in order to recover, the page said. (more...)
US President Trump's cognitive ability normal: White House doctor US President Trump's cognitive ability normal: White House doctor
- January 23, 2018

A weekly recap of the top political stories from The Globe, sent right to your email . "I told them that next week Mr. Trump is gonna be tested , physical exam, and I was wondering if they were going to run the MoCA test on him, jokingly". (more...)
What Is The Tide Pod Challenge-And Just How Dangerous Is It? What Is The Tide Pod Challenge-And Just How Dangerous Is It?
- January 23, 2018

Consumer Product Safety Commission was forced to tweet out a warning : "Please don't eat laundry pods". Eric Warren, director of media relations at USU, said it was unclear what motivated the student to ingest the Tide Pod, but added: "For students and members of our university who are feeling overwhelmed, we have services available". (more...)
Revenue Estimates Analysis Of IntelliPharmaCeutics International Inc. (IPCI)
- January 23, 2018

Its Hypermatrix technology is a multidimensional controlled-release drug delivery platform that is applied to the development of a range of existing and new pharmaceuticals. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $-0.08/share and a High Estimate of $-0.01/share. The modest value of the stock is known as the current ABR of the stock. (more...)
MI not really affected by government shutdown, study says MI not really affected by government shutdown, study says
- January 22, 2018

Hawaii has the second-highest share of federal jobs and the highest percentage of real estate as part of gross state product. Indiana, Michigan and Minnesota are the least three states affected. Michigan's ranking is thanks IN large part to its lack of federal jobs and federal contract dollars per capita where it ranked 46 and 43, respectively. (more...)
New Blood Test Can Screen For Eight Kinds Of Cancer New Blood Test Can Screen For Eight Kinds Of Cancer
- January 22, 2018

The new blood test, reported in the journal Science , screens for key proteins and gene mutations that indicate the presence of the cancers. These include 16 different cancer "driver genes" - genes that are associated with tumors - and eight proteins, according to the study describing the test, which was published January 18 in the journal Science . (more...)
A year later, Trump has made his own 'American carnage' A year later, Trump has made his own 'American carnage'
- January 22, 2018

Trump said in a January 15 tweet that Durbin "totally misrepresented" what was said at the meeting and "blew DACA", referring to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. As were a number of representatives. "He's over a year into his presidency and he's still bringing up his campaign rival's jibes". Rev. Al Sharpton, the president and founder of National Action Network (NAN), said that Trump's deplorable statements while meeting with a bipartisan group of lawmakers at the ... (more...)
Boy, 14, Dies After Surgery To Remove 10-Pound Tumor From Face Boy, 14, Dies After Surgery To Remove 10-Pound Tumor From Face
- January 22, 2018

Zayas' parents told reporters at a news conference last month that their son, who suffered from polyostotic fibrous dysplasia, was forced to watch the benign tumor grow from his jaw for the past two years, making it hard for him to breathe and eat. (more...)
Bangladesh says start of Rohingya return to Myanmar delayed Bangladesh says start of Rohingya return to Myanmar delayed
- January 22, 2018

Implementing a returns arrangement finalized last week in its current form would put the safety and rights of more than 650,000 Rohingya who fled a brutal military crackdown a year ago in serious jeopardy. The rights body warned that conditions for potential returnees would likely be no different following repatriation. Myanmar says it has set up two reception centres and a temporary camp near the border to receive the first arrivals. (more...)
Bristol team makes waves with acoustic tractor beam Bristol team makes waves with acoustic tractor beam
- January 22, 2018

As such, they inevitably transfer some of their energy to the object being held, causing it to rotate as well. Inside each tornado is a silent core, where objects can hover. By lowering the frequency of the acoustic wave to audible ranges (below 20kHz), it's possible to levitate larger objects since the wavelength increases. (more...)
Cervical cancer screenings reduce death rate by 50 percent Cervical cancer screenings reduce death rate by 50 percent
- January 22, 2018

In a new survey of 25-35 year old women, a third admitted they wouldn't go if they hadn't waxed or shaved their bikini area. Gemma said: "I thought the smear test was going to be a lot more than it actually was and I was too embarrassed to go". (more...)
Turkey begins aerial offensive in opposition to Kurdish-held enclave in Syria Turkey begins aerial offensive in opposition to Kurdish-held enclave in Syria
- January 22, 2018

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has promised to expand the operation. Turkey has been re-mobilizing troops and tanks at its southern border, targeting US-backed Kurdish fighters in Syria since Friday, Press TV reported. This partnership has continued despite Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan's repeated calls on US presidents (both Barack Obama and now Trump) to work together as two North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies. (more...)