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Study links early periods & premature menopause to heart disease Study links early periods & premature menopause to heart disease
- January 17, 2018

The results indicated that the women, who had periods before the age of 12 were at 10 percent greater risk of cardiovascular disease than those who had been 13 or older when they started. They completed questionnaires on their lifestyle, environment, and medical record including reproductive history. The average age at which they had their first child was 26. (more...)
CJI Dipak Misra meets 4 Supreme Court judges who held press meet CJI Dipak Misra meets 4 Supreme Court judges who held press meet
- January 17, 2018

Happily, even amidst the confusing welter of approvals and criticisms, sensible judicial voices had minced no words in condemning the foursome for the press conference . "Put up before appropriate Bench", the judges also said. He also termed the judges' criticism as "trade unionism" and sought action against them quoting retired Delhi High Court judge R.S Sodhi mistakenly referring to him as retired SC judge. (more...)
NWS: 4 counties under storm warning NWS: 4 counties under storm warning
- January 17, 2018

The Austin/San Antonio National Weather Service office issued a winter weather warning for the south-central part of the state and a winter weather advisory for Val Verde and Southern Rio Grande counties for Tuesday. The ingredients are coming together for a bout of wintry weather starting tonight and lasting into at least early Wednesday afternoon . LOUISVILLE, Ky. (more...)
Old currency worth Rs 80 crore seized from UP Old currency worth Rs 80 crore seized from UP
- January 17, 2018

The exact count, however, is not known as counting is still underway. "We got the information that huge amount of demonetised currency was being stored in an under construction house in the Swarup Nagar locality of Kanpur..." Assistant Superintendent of Police, Kanpur, Anurag Arya said 16 persons were caught in the raid and Rs 97 crore old notes in denomination of Rs 1000 and Rs 500 have been recovered. (more...)
Convicted Intelligence Leaker Chelsea Manning Slams Dems in Senate Campaign Ad Convicted Intelligence Leaker Chelsea Manning Slams Dems in Senate Campaign Ad
- January 17, 2018

Radio Sputnik's Loud & Clear hosts John Kiriakou and Brian Becker praised American whistleblower Chelsea Manning on her decision to run for US Senate, calling it "a remarkably strong and fearless, defiant message". "Liberal Democrats (are there any other kind?) who excoriate Mr. Trump for his tweets aren't likely to see anything wrong with this incendiary Manning tweet posted last month on Law Enforcement Appreciation Day (and cleaned up here): "[Intercourse] the police", followed by "#disarm ... (more...)
Donald Trump's 'Shithole Countries' Comments and The Hard Truth Donald Trump's 'Shithole Countries' Comments and The Hard Truth
- January 17, 2018

Made up by Dems.' Mr Trump wrote, 'I have a wonderful relationship with Haitians. He later tweeted that he has "never said anything derogatory about Haitians other than Haiti is, obviously a very poor and troubled country". "I don't know if there will be a shutdown, there shouldn't be", he said. Democratic Senator Dick Durbin, who was present at the meeting, said Trump specifically asked, "Do we need more Haitians? " before launching into a diatribe about African immigration. (more...)
US Lawmakers Work to Salvage Immigration Deal US Lawmakers Work to Salvage Immigration Deal
- January 17, 2018

But it would grant most dreamers eventual citizenship and appropriate $2.7 billion in the fiscal year starting this fall for beefed-up border security, more than half of it for Mr.Trump's " beautiful " wall - the one he said Mexico would pay for . (more...)
Saudi intercepts missile fired by Houthi group Saudi intercepts missile fired by Houthi group
- January 17, 2018

Yemen was the world's worst humanitarian crisis, where 8.3-million people were entirely dependent on external food aid and 400,000 children suffered from severe acute malnutrition, a potentially lethal condition, they said. The United Nations has listed Yemen as the world's number one humanitarian crisis, with 17 million people in need of food, seven million of whom are at risk of starvation. (more...)
Boenning Scattergood Equities Analysts Lift Earnings Estimates for Markel Co. (NYSE:MKL)
- January 17, 2018

The stock decreased 0.25% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $20.06. About 2.64M shares traded. It has underperformed by 24.43% the S&P500. Mrj Cap accumulated 101,400 shares or 2.35% of the stock. Moreover, Piedmont Inv Advisors Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.05% invested in Exponent, Inc. (more...)
House GOP Leaders Target CHIP, Obamacare Tax-Delays to Avoid Shutdown House GOP Leaders Target CHIP, Obamacare Tax-Delays to Avoid Shutdown
- January 17, 2018

Partisan finger-pointing over immigration policy on Tuesday left Congress and the White House stumbling closer to a possible federal government shutdown by the end of the week. Mr Trump said a year ago that he was ditching the scheme unless Congress sent him legislation by March to keep it. Todd and Paul moved on to discussing the main point of the January 11 White House meeting, before it was obscured by the tangential discussions over what the president allegedly did or did not say. (more...)
France to loan Bayeux Tapestry to UK France to loan Bayeux Tapestry to UK
- January 17, 2018

The Bayeux Tapestry is set to come to British shores for the first time in its 950-year history in what is hoped will be a sign that ties between the United Kingdom and France will prosper despite Brexit. The Guardian says there have been previous unsuccessful attempts to have the tapestry displayed in Britain, "once for the Queen's coronation in 1953; and in 1966 for the 900-year anniversary of the Battle of Hastings". (more...)
Callon Petroleum (CPE) Shares Bought by Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC
- January 17, 2018

Callon Petroleum Company is an independent oil and natural gas company. The stock ended last trade at 12.91 a share and the price is up more than 6.26% so far this year. Bancshares Of New York Mellon Corporation holds 0.02% or 4.88 million shares. Callon Petroleum (NYSE:CPE) was the target of a significant increase in short interest in December. (more...)
Good Samaritan's vehicle stolen in Melbourne Good Samaritan's vehicle stolen in Melbourne
- January 17, 2018

The auto, which he purchased just a few weeks ago, contained his house keys, wallet and laptop computer. Both men are assisting police with their enquiries. (more...)
Trump Tells CNN's Jim Acosta to Get 'Out' Trump Tells CNN's Jim Acosta to Get 'Out'
- January 17, 2018

As I attempted to ask questions in Roosevelt Room of Trump, WH press aides shouted in my face to drown out my questions. Donald Trump opened himself to the White House press corps for the first time after Democratic lawmakers leaked his controversial "s***hole" comments to the media last week, and delivered yet another exchange with reporters in the process. (more...)
US, Kazakh Presidents agree to strengthen partnership US, Kazakh Presidents agree to strengthen partnership
- January 17, 2018

Earlier in the day, Nazarbayev met Trump in the White House. In addition, Kazakhstan's flagship air carrier Air Astana affirmed its commitment, under the terms of an existing contract, to purchase three 787 Dreamliners, which are scheduled for delivery in 2021. (more...)
South Africa summons USA diplomat to explain Trump comment South Africa summons USA diplomat to explain Trump comment
- January 17, 2018

RELATIONS between South Africa and the United States of America (USA) are facing a stiff test with Africa's most advanced economy set to summon the US' top diplomat in the wake of alleged offensive comments by President Donald Trump. president. Condemning the comments "in the strongest terms", the AU demanded "a retraction of the comment as well as an apology, not only to the Africans, but to all people of African descent around the globe". (more...)
In Riyadh, a Night at the Movies - after 35 Years In Riyadh, a Night at the Movies - after 35 Years
- January 17, 2018

Cinemas had been banned for more than three decades in the conservative Islamic kingdom, where public entertainment and gender mixing were discouraged. By March this year, Saudi Arabia could get its first permanent theatre. In a nod to conservatives, films will be censored to make sure they remain in line with the kingdom's "moral values". (more...)
15-Year-Old Indian Girl Killed In Horrific Gang Rape 15-Year-Old Indian Girl Killed In Horrific Gang Rape
- January 17, 2018

The Panipat Police on Tuesday claimed that the two accused in the murder and rape of an 11-year-old Dalit girl in Urlana Kalan village of Haryana's Panipat district have admitted to having sex with the corpse of the victim. She died in a hospital 13 days later. Signs of sexual assault are visible and looks like 3-4 people were responsible. "I can not fight a long battle for justice but I appeal to the police to send her criminals behind the bars", the girl's father told HT. (more...)
Albemarle (NYSE:ALB) Lowered to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
- January 17, 2018

The stock increased 0.13% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $342.47. First Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:THFF) has risen 28.02% since January 16, 2017 and is uptrending. Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB)'s RSI (Relative Strength Index) is 41.13. Since August 23, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 sales for $1.96 million activity. (more...)
Arlington denies permit to MLK parade that was to feature Gov. Abbott Arlington denies permit to MLK parade that was to feature Gov. Abbott
- January 17, 2018

It's not clear how many have already made other arrangements, but organizers of the Dallas MLK parade say some of the Arlington entries are asking to be included at their event. "They did not have sufficient funds". Yelverton said the parade's organizers hadn't paid the fees necessary to cover the city resources, including police officers needed to provide security. (more...)
Trump Wants You To Know That He Is Not A Racist - Okay?
- January 17, 2018

Mr. Young "reiterated the excellent relations between the United States and Nigeria", during the meeting, Mr. Brooks said. Chesky said in a tweet that 2.7 million guests have booked Airbnb reservations across Africa, El Salvador and Haiti , resulting in $170 million in payouts to hosts in those areas. (more...)
Witnesses record statements in corruption references against Sharifs Witnesses record statements in corruption references against Sharifs
- January 17, 2018

No doubt, NAB was entitled to go for review but the decision to seek reopening of the case despite clear-cut verdict by three honourable judges of the apex court is manifestation of the reality that the case is being grossly being misused to pressurise Sharif family and for character assassination. (more...)
Nottingham Station partially re-open after fire Nottingham Station partially re-open after fire
- January 17, 2018

East Midlands Trains said while no-one was injured and everyone was accounted for, all services, including trains to London St Pancras, Liverpool, Leicester and Norwich, have been disrupted. She said officers were "grateful for the support we have received from the people of Nottingham" following the incident. Incident commander Bryn Coleman, from Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue, described the operation as "difficult and protracted" and said the fire was believed to have started in a toilet. (more...)
Realty Income Corp (O) Declares Feb 18 Dividend of $0.22
- January 17, 2018

JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its position in Realty Income by 10.9% during the third quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 7,473 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $360,000 after buying an additional 1,900 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
'New California' campaign declares 'independence,' wants to create 51st state 'New California' campaign declares 'independence,' wants to create 51st state
- January 17, 2018

After years of over taxation, regulation, and mono party politics the State of California and many of it's 58 Counties have become ungovernable . West Virginia was formed in similar fashion. "New California" is just the latest proposal to divvy up the nation's most populous state. The group is organized into committees and county representatives and predicts it will take 10 to 18 months before they can fully work with the state legislature, CBC reported. (more...)
Winter storm exiting Central Texas, leaving icy conditions Winter storm exiting Central Texas, leaving icy conditions
- January 17, 2018

What... heavy snow possible. Temperatures are very cold and dropping. Freezing temperatures mixed with precipitation early Tuesday morning in Central Texas, creating hazardous driving conditions. A cold front will bring a round of snow showers Monday through Monday night with a light snow accumulation expected. Snow is also expected to persist further south in the mid-Atlantic states and the Southeast, while it may also acumulate in central/eastern North Carolina and southeast ... (more...)
Donald Trump pushes for merit-based immigration system Donald Trump pushes for merit-based immigration system
- January 17, 2018

Trump reportedly made the remarks at a White House meeting on immigration on Thursday and a USA senator who attended the gathering said on Friday that the president used "vile, vulgar" language, including repeatedly using the word "shithole". (more...)
SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) Q3 2017 Sentiment Report
- January 17, 2018

Columbus Circle Investors decreased Svb Finl Group ( SIVB ) stake by 22.06% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. The stock of SVB Financial Group (NASDAQ:SIVB) reached all time high today, Jan, 16 and still has $268.60 target or 5.00% above today's $255.81 share price. (more...)
Honeywell Intl INC (HON) Holder Banque Pictet & Cie Sa Trimmed Its Stake
- January 17, 2018

Banque Pictet & Cie Sa who had been investing in Honeywell Intl Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $120.39B market cap company. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley with "Overweight" on Monday, April 25. RBC Capital Markets maintained Honeywell International Inc. Honeywell International announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock repurchase program on Friday, December 8th that authorizes the company to repurchase $6.50 billion in outstanding ... (more...)
2 adults, 2 children die in Metro Detroit fire 2 adults, 2 children die in Metro Detroit fire
- January 17, 2018

Mike Shaw said troopers and firefighters rushed to the scene just outside Holly, but the structure was already fully engulfed when they arrived. "We were not able to get inside of the house at all", Shaw said. "We believe it was two boys around the ages of 2 and 5, and two adults, a male and female around the age of 25". "Watch where the space heaters are going, keep the fires regulated, and keep the flues and chimneys clean", Lintz said. (more...)

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