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More snow falling as Storm Caroline grips UK More snow falling as Storm Caroline grips UK
- December 10, 2017

The Met Office says northern and western parts of the United Kingdom are set to endure another day of "frequent blustery snow and hail showers" and a widespread frost will befall inland areas overnight as we head into the weekend. "The heaviest and most frequent snow showers will progressively become confined to north-east Scotland during Saturday". The previous Atlantic storm, named Brian, hit Ireland in late October, less than a week after what began as Hurricane Ophelia. (more...)
PDP Elects Secondus As National Chairman, Adeniran, Dokpesi Reject Outcome PDP Elects Secondus As National Chairman, Adeniran, Dokpesi Reject Outcome
- December 10, 2017

Adeniran and Dokpesi stormed out of the Eagle Square venue of the convention before voting was over. He alleged that the delegates were expected to use the list to determine who they would vote at the national convention of the party. Similarly, Taiwo Akeju , Director, Media and Publicity of the Adeniran Campaign, called for the cancellation of the entire exercise. Also, the governor of Akwa Ibom state, Udom Emmanuel, who spoke with AIT, said the "Unity List" in circulation could not ... (more...)
Inchcape (INCH) Price Target Lowered to GBX 910 at Deutsche Bank
- December 10, 2017

N+1 Singer reaffirmed a "not rated" rating on shares of IFG Group PLC in a research report on Tuesday, May 9th. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: "J P Morgan Chase & Co Trims AO World (AO) Target Price to GBX 125" was first published by The Lincolnian Online and is the property of of The Lincolnian Online. (more...)
Dangal actress alleges sexual harassment on Vistara flight Dangal actress alleges sexual harassment on Vistara flight
- December 10, 2017

In her post, she said, "So, I just landed... this is not how a girl should be made to feel because this is bad". Reportedly, the man in question was caressing her neck while she was asleep. Following the incident the Air Vistara issued a statement saying, "we have seen the reports regarding Zaira Wasim's experience with another customer on board last night". (more...)
Philip Morris International Inc (NYSE:PM) Shares Sold by Westpac Banking Corp
- December 10, 2017

It has underperformed by 0.05% the S&P500. Capital City Trust Company decreased Philip Morris Intl Inc (PM) stake by 25.17% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Citigroup maintained it with "Neutral" rating and $117 target in Friday, October 20 report. Start focusing on ordinary profitability ratio which covers margins; PM has gross profit margin ratio of 63.80% for trailing twelve months and operating margin is calculated as 39.40%, these are a better detectors to find consistency or ... (more...)
'Epigenetic CRISPR' edits DNA without cutting it 'Epigenetic CRISPR' edits DNA without cutting it
- December 10, 2017

Details of the scientists' work appeared December 7 in the journal Cell , in an article entitled, " In Vivo Target Gene Activation via CRISPR/Cas9-Mediated Trans-epigenetic Modulation". In each case, they engineered their CRISPR/Cas9 system to boost the expression of an endogenous gene that could potentially reverse disease symptoms. (more...)
Vasyl Lomachenko vs Guillermo Rigondeaux: Official weights Vasyl Lomachenko vs Guillermo Rigondeaux: Official weights
- December 10, 2017

The double Olympian will be in the shadows though as the focus will be on the much-anticipated showdown between two of the world's most decorated Olympic boxers of all time, Cuban Guillermo Rigondeaux and Vasyl Lomachenko from Ukraine. Molina (7-3-1, 2 KOs), who hails from Buenos Aires, Argentina, has won his last two bouts. I am at 122.' It is on video on YouTube. The fight will be the first time in history that a pair of two-time Olympic gold medalists will fight each other as ... (more...)
These images from NASA show how serious the California wildfires are These images from NASA show how serious the California wildfires are
- December 09, 2017

From his perch aboard the International Space Station 250 miles above the Earth's surface, NASA astronaut Randy Bresnik snapped a series of unsettling photos and posted them on Twitter . Bresnik's camera wasn't the only one in space to capture images of the fire. The ESA image shows the burn scar on the fire's second day, a powerful indication of how fast the blaze devastated the Ventura County hills. (more...)
Shocking photos reveal why you should always wear sunscreen Shocking photos reveal why you should always wear sunscreen
- December 09, 2017

Usually his head is protected with a hat or his hair, he told Yahoo. Huckabay suffered the serious sunburn six months ago and now finds it hilarious, but he chose to post the photos on Twitter this week for everyone to see. Cade Huckabay from the USA posted several photos on his Twitter account showing the severe effect not wearing sunscreen had on his head. Huckabay shared with his followers that he took some Advil and placed some ice over the sunburn that "got the job done", and ... (more...)
IBB, Atiku In Secret Talks Over PDP IBB, Atiku In Secret Talks Over PDP
- December 09, 2017

Jonathan said that contrary to speculations and permutations by some interest groups that he was behind the ambition of some candidates, he has never discussed or plotted with any one against the ambition of any of the candidates, describing the speculations as falsehood. (more...)
AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) Shares Bought by Atwood & Palmer Inc
- December 09, 2017

About 5.30M shares traded. AbbVie Inc. has a 1-year low of $59.09 and a 1-year high of $98.52. It has underperformed by 19.58% the S&P500. 11,335 were reported by Investment Counselors Of Maryland Ltd Liability. Argus Research initiated the shares of NOW in report on Thursday, April 14 with "Buy" rating. The brokerage now has a buy rating on the stock. In related news, VP Robert A. (more...)
Doctor visits signal busy flu season this year Doctor visits signal busy flu season this year
- December 09, 2017

Dr. Morrow says so far this year, five people have died in our state, however, there have been no reports in Pitt County. While changes in weather may seem like an obvious factor in the severity of flu seasons, O'Leary said it's mainly impacted by how much the flu virus mutates over time, changing how contagious it can be. (more...)
Scotland's Sturgeon harks back to independence after Brexit deal Scotland's Sturgeon harks back to independence after Brexit deal
- December 09, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon, in comments on Twitter following a overnight breakthrough on Brexit between Britain and the European Union, also said that whatever concessions had been made to Northern Ireland should also apply to Scotland. "My view is therefore that, whatever happens with Brexit, we should do nothing that damages the integrity of the one union that really does keep Scotland in business", the Tory leader wrote. (more...)
Ronaldo eyes Champions League three-peat with Real Madrid Ronaldo eyes Champions League three-peat with Real Madrid
- December 09, 2017

Ronaldo's effort, which came after Borja Mayoral's opener, had made it 2-0 for Real, but Dortmund came back through a double by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. " We have to believe in ourselves because we have demonstrated we are a very good team", he told the club's official website when asked to reflect on Spurs' Champions League campaign so far . (more...)
Wreaths Across America Ceremony Wreaths Across America Ceremony
- December 09, 2017

The organization has ordered more than 1,400 wreaths from the national organization which coordinates wreath-laying ceremonies each December at Arlington National Cemetery as well as 1,200 locations across the United States. Any volunteers who would like to place honor wreaths are welcome to attend and help distribute them. A group of airmen at Altus Air Force Base is organizing a local effort to remember veterans by placing wreaths on their gravesites next week as part of a national ... (more...)
Newborn death case costs Max Hospital in Delhi its licence Newborn death case costs Max Hospital in Delhi its licence
- December 09, 2017

When the baby was taken to a nearby hospital, it was found that one of the infants was alive. This is the first time that a big chain of private hospitals in the Capital has faced such action. After the death of the second child, the investigation into the case was transferred from the northwest district police to the Crime Branch. "We believe that even if there is an individual error of judgement, holding the hospital responsible is unfair and will severely limit the ability for patients to ... (more...)
Over 4 000 delegates gather for the UN Environment Assembly in Kenya Over 4 000 delegates gather for the UN Environment Assembly in Kenya
- December 09, 2017

The challenge now is "how do we translate that into real changes in people's lives". Earlier, a study launched at the Assembly underlined the need to keep on raising awareness of the dangers of pollution by revealing that even environmental policymakers can be unwittingly affected by pernicious pollutants. (more...)
2 found dead in Fergus Falls, Minn 2 found dead in Fergus Falls, Minn
- December 09, 2017

The Star Tribune reported that Sarah Cheshire, 41, and Ryan Cheshire , also 41, were found dead of gunshot wounds in Ryan's apartment. A preliminary investigation shows Ryan Christopher Cheshire, an Otter Tail County prosecutor, fatally shot attorney Sarah Ruth Cheshire and then fatally shot himself, according to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. (more...)
Growth Analysis of India Globalization Capital, Inc. (IGC)
- December 09, 2017

Including the AMT could negate parts of the bill seen as beneficial to tech companies and other corporations. Speaking of monthly performance, IGC tapped a 48.95% gain. Shares of Facebook, Apple and Alphabet gained between 1.7 percent and 0.5 percent and were among the biggest boosts to the S&P and the Nasdaq. To evaluate a stock further, one must need to review its technical levels at regular intervals. (more...)
Reaffirms "Overweight" Rating for Puma Biotechnology Inc (PBYI)
- December 09, 2017

The total value of these holdings, in millions, is $3,808. Creative Planning holds 0% or 2,862 shares in its portfolio. Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust holds 0.95% or 248,038 shares. The hedge fund held 186,000 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $16.26M, up from 94,500 at the end of the previous reported quarter. (more...)
Fake Education Board In Delhi Busted; 15000 Marksheets Recovered Fake Education Board In Delhi Busted; 15000 Marksheets Recovered
- December 09, 2017

According to police, a team led by DCP (Shahdara) Nupur Prasad has arrested six persons, who have cheated more than 20,000 people all over India by issuing fake mark sheets and certificates. They also advertised vacancies for the Board staff. The police said that the board's website also had a fee structure for getting mark sheets. A website has been developed with the URL address (http://bhsedelhiboard.net) for portraying and establishing credibility to the public and victims. (more...)
Emergency Alert: Southern California bracing for more powerful winds, terrifying fires Emergency Alert: Southern California bracing for more powerful winds, terrifying fires
- December 09, 2017

Flathead County Fire Warden Lincoln Chute says California requested 50 strike teams from six different states. The fire, which was zero percent contained, was being whipped by unpredictable Santa Ana winds, which blow in from the California desert. (more...)
Stealing squirrel takes holiday treats Stealing squirrel takes holiday treats
- December 09, 2017

Michele Boudreaux made a decision to catch the little squirrel in the act. The thief was targeting the priciest stuff, including Ghirardelli chocolate squares. 'It was more about KNOWING who would do such a thing'. The family set up a surveillance camera in order to catch the chocolate thief, but the footage revealed the surprising, and adorable thief. (more...)
Who says real Christmas trees must to be a traditional green? Who says real Christmas trees must to be a traditional green?
- December 09, 2017

To help capture more buyers, growers are positioning themselves as analogs to the local and organic food movement. Others suggested half a tree would make life "at least half easier", while one person said buying half the tree meant "half the hassle". (more...)
Fuel scarcity: PPPRA says no plan to review fuel price, urges calm Fuel scarcity: PPPRA says no plan to review fuel price, urges calm
- December 09, 2017

The Corporation also noted that its downstream subsidiary companies namely the Petroleum Products Marketing Company (PPMC) and NNPC Retail Limited are fully geared up to ensure that motorists enjoy uninterrupted access to petrol throughout the nation during the yuletide period and beyond. (more...)
Canola Oil Bad For Brain Canola Oil Bad For Brain
- December 09, 2017

The animal model was created to recapitulate Alzheimer's in humans, progressing from an asymptomatic phase in early life to full-blown disease in aged animals. "Canola oil is appealing because it is less expensive than other vegetable oils, and it is advertised as being healthy", explained Dr. Domenico Praticò, professor in the Departments of Pharmacology and Microbiology and Director of the Alzheimer's Center at the university's school of medicine, as well as senior investigator on the study. (more...)
New study links Birth Control and Breast Cancer risks New study links Birth Control and Breast Cancer risks
- December 09, 2017

They were looking to see what happened over a stretch of almost 11 years among women who used hormonal birth control - usually a combination of estrogen and progestin - versus women who relied on non-hormonal contraceptive methods, such as a condom, diaphragm or copper IUD. (more...)
National Company Law Tribunal allows Govt to take control of Unitech National Company Law Tribunal allows Govt to take control of Unitech
- December 08, 2017

However, after hearing Unitech's arguments later in the day, the NCLT clarified the interim order will be subject to compliance of the Supreme Court orders. Despite its two managing directors in judicial custody, they have been "striving hard to secure financing so that construction can continue to complete various projects", Unitech said in a statement. (more...)
Higher education linked to lower risk of Alzheimer's Higher education linked to lower risk of Alzheimer's
- December 08, 2017

Alzheimer's will affect the country in the coming years. It is time we change our thinking on Alzheimer's disease . "This provides further strong evidence that education is associated with a reduced risk of Alzheimer's disease", says first author Dr Susanna Larsson. (more...)
Generic Viagra hits USA market next week as Pfizer's patent protection ends Generic Viagra hits USA market next week as Pfizer's patent protection ends
- December 08, 2017

Meanwhile, Teva Pharmaceuticals can officially start selling their version of generic Viagra next week based on the patent litigation settlement with Pfizer. Erik Gordon, a pharmaceutical analyst at the University of Michigan's business school, said the move is "unprecedented". Dr. Matthias Hofer, a urologist at the Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, said that his patients who now use Viagra would prefer using the same instead of going for a cheaper version, especially if the ... (more...)