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Hot Performer of the day: Southwest Airlines Co. (LUV)
- October 30, 2017

The legal version of this news story can be viewed at https://www.truebluetribune.com/2017/10/30/tiaa-fsb-purchases-new-stake-in-southwest-airlines-company-luv.html. The price target set for the stock is $65.79 and this sets up an interesting set of potential movement for the stock, according to data from Finviz's Research. (more...)
Buhari's Meeting With APC Leaders In Photos Buhari's Meeting With APC Leaders In Photos
- October 30, 2017

The two presidents are meeting officially for the first time since the inauguration of President Buhari's administration. Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) and governor of Zamfara State Abdul'aziz Yari was also part of the initial meeting with the President and drove in the same auto with Dogara and Saraki. (more...)
18-year-old Francis Uzoho gets Super Eagles call-up 18-year-old Francis Uzoho gets Super Eagles call-up
- October 30, 2017

Goalkeepers Ikechukwu Ezenwa and Daniel Akpeyi made the cut, alongside defenders Abdullahi Shehu, Leon Balogun and William Ekong, as well as midfielders Wilfred Ndidi and Oghenekaro Etebo. An NFF statement advised all invited players to arrive in a camp in Morocco on Monday 6 November, before the delegation flies to Constantine on Thursday 9 November. (more...)
Teen E-Cig Use May Lead to Regular Smoking Teen E-Cig Use May Lead to Regular Smoking
- October 30, 2017

The researchers behind this study, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal , were trying to determine if e-cigarettes had an effect on "smoking initiation" - a young person's entry into the cigarette-smoking population. The vaping "juice" is available in hundreds of different "flavours and while liquid containing actual nicotine can not be sold for e-cigarettes in conventional stores where the other liquid is sold, it is readily available both on-line and in specialty vape ... (more...)
Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE: LVS)
- October 30, 2017

Las Vegas Sands Corp .'s payout ratio is 110.19%. The market capitalization (Stock Price Multiply by Total Number of Outstanding Shares) for the company is reported at $49.52B. The average analysts gave this company a mean recommendation of 3.00. Las Vegas Sands Corp .'s revenue was up 2.6% compared to the same quarter a year ago. (more...)
Toddler Who Was Denied Kidney Transplant Rushed To Hospital Toddler Who Was Denied Kidney Transplant Rushed To Hospital
- October 30, 2017

Anthony Dickerson Jr., who was set to receive his father's kidney, was rushed to a hospital Sunday morning after suffering an abdominal infection. The story about a 2-year-old left waiting for a kidney transplant after his dad violated his probation has gained global attention. (more...)
Computer can spot bowel cancer in less than a second Computer can spot bowel cancer in less than a second
- October 30, 2017

The researchers conducted trials and found that computer programmes were able to mark out the potentially unsafe tumours from the harmless growth with remarkably high levels of accuracy. The system compares the features of each polyp against more than 30,000 endocytoscopic images that were used for machine learning, allowing it to predict the lesion pathology in less than a second. (more...)
Gas Prices Across California to Spike Gas Prices Across California to Spike
- October 30, 2017

Expect gas prices to go up this week due to the new gas tax officially going into effect on Wednesday. Californians now pay $3.03 per gallon, on average, for regular unleaded gasoline, versus about $2.47 a gallon in the rest of the nation. (more...)
Warnings of 'GLOBAL OUTBREAK' of Black Death as PLAGUE continues to spread Warnings of 'GLOBAL OUTBREAK' of Black Death as PLAGUE continues to spread
- October 30, 2017

Public schools and airports have been shut down within Madagascar in efforts to limit the spread of the disease. The World Health Organisation, which has been working with Madagascar's Ministry of Health, has warned the risk of the epidemic spreading is "high". (more...)
MV Sridhar, former BCCI general manager, dies of cardiac arrest MV Sridhar, former BCCI general manager, dies of cardiac arrest
- October 30, 2017

Former BCCI general manager MV Sridhar has died of a cardiac arrest, ANI reported Monday afternoon. It has been learnt that as he was getting ready to have lunch, Sridhar succumbed to a massive heart attack. Sridhar. "Gone too early. Tremendous service to cricket both as a player and an administrator" tweeted Anirudh Chaudhry. "I am deeply distressed to hear of the passing of Doc MV Sridhar. (more...)
Dagga smokers have more sex, say scientists Dagga smokers have more sex, say scientists
- October 30, 2017

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sponsors the survey. The investigators compiled answers to those questions for all years since 2002 when the survey first began collecting data on men as well as women. With cannabis becoming legal in more US states and more countries around the world, there is not a lot of time to conduct all the necessary research before rolling. (more...)
Political and Policy Uncertainty in SA, Nigeria Hinder Growth Political and Policy Uncertainty in SA, Nigeria Hinder Growth
- October 30, 2017

Further, public debt as a percentage of GDP has increased since 2013 and in nearly half of the region's economies, is above 50% to GDP. International Monetary Fund also reiterated its concern about rising debt in countries saying the cost of debt servicing is becoming a burden. (more...)
Olympic committee recognizes video games as sports Olympic committee recognizes video games as sports
- October 30, 2017

In a media release following the sixth Olympic summit , the IOC highlighted the "rapid development" and "strong growth" of eSports, "especially within the youth demographic across different countries". Baik said that this statement expresses the IOC's active interest and support in North Korea's participation, which is vital to achieving a peaceful Olympics. (more...)
Surrogate mother had to fight for custody of her own son Surrogate mother had to fight for custody of her own son
- October 30, 2017

After Allen underwent in vitro fertilization , the doctor confirmed that she had conceived. Allen chose to take legal action, and get her son back. This was reportedly caused by a rare condition called #superfetation - meaning she had not only become pregnant from the IVF but also naturally from her partner. (more...)
Pair suspected of looting in California fire zone Pair suspected of looting in California fire zone
- October 30, 2017

He is speaking at a memorial ceremony in Santa Rosa, one of the hardest-hit cities from the almost two dozen wildfires. The memorial service came almost three weeks after the fires broke out on October 8, which forced about 100,000 people to evacuate, leaving many of them still homeless at present. (more...)
UK Mortgage Approvals At 3-Month Low UK Mortgage Approvals At 3-Month Low
- October 30, 2017

There was an expectation that this would have an negative effect on the GDP data however that obviously not the case. The Federal Reserve have flirted with a December hike in the last few months and have put the chances of the hike down to economic data. (more...)
Two winners crowned in 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa - Lil Champs' finale Two winners crowned in 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa - Lil Champs' finale
- October 30, 2017

This season was judged by Neha Kakkar, Himesh Reshamiya, and Javed Ali. The finale which took place in Jaipur saw Shreyan Bhattacharya from West Bengal and Anjali Gaikwad from Maharashtra taking home the covered trophy. Shreyan too shared his excitement of winning the title and mentioned that he was very happy to share it with Anjali Gaikwad , as she deserved the title as much as he did. (more...)
Police charge reporters for drone use Police charge reporters for drone use
- October 30, 2017

The development comes amid tension between Turkey and Myanmar over the Rohingya crisis. In early September, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said the death of the Rohingya constituted a "genocide" aimed at Muslim communities in the region, a charge Burma denies. (more...)
Mullan and Daly to miss training camp Mullan and Daly to miss training camp
- October 30, 2017

Mullan (elbow) and Daly (knee) will remain with their club for treatment and will have scans over the next couple of days. This weekend's last round of Premiership action before the worldwide break has seen a number of players pick up injuries which will be a concern for Eddie Jones . (more...)
AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) Given Consensus Rating of AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
- October 30, 2017

The shares were sold at an average price of $85.02, for a total value of $705,666.00. AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV ) last announced its earnings results on Friday, October 28th. Therefore 52% are positive. Equities analysts expect that AbbVie Inc. will post $5.53 EPS for the current year. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with "Hold" rating and $6600 target in Wednesday, June 7 report. (more...)
Cheap flu vaccine blamed for horror season
- October 30, 2017

However, the vaccine is not available in Australia. The cheaper vaccine was used, despite a stronger - but more expensive - dose being found to be more effective, especially amongst the elderly. This year, 5170 Queenslanders have been hospitalised with the flu, while 650 Victorians were admitted with 9 per cent placed in intensive care. Since April, 937 people been hospitalised with flu in New South Wales, including 247 children. (more...)
Kurdish authorities say Iraqi army is shelling Kurd forces with artillery Kurdish authorities say Iraqi army is shelling Kurd forces with artillery
- October 30, 2017

Dozens of angry demonstrators stormed the Kurdish Parliament building later, demanding an apology from a Kurdish lawmaker who made a comment against Barzani and Peshmerga forces in a press conference, according to Kurdish lawmaker Siror Abdullah and an official with the media office of the Kurdish parliament, Haval Mohammed. (more...)
Houthi militias target Saudi 'military warehouse' Houthi militias target Saudi 'military warehouse'
- October 30, 2017

While Iran does not hide its support for the rebels' cause, it has consistently denied smuggling arms to the Houthis. The Houthis took over the Yemeni capital in September 2014, forcing the government to flee south. "We have proposals presented by United Nations Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh to solve the crisis of Yemen", Shoukry said. Nehm is about 60 km northeast of Sanaa, where fighting is raging daily between Houthi fighters who control the capital and forces of the ... (more...)
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...)