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2000 frozen eggs and embryos possibly 'compromised' after fertility clinic temperature malfunction 2000 frozen eggs and embryos possibly 'compromised' after fertility clinic temperature malfunction
- March 09, 2018

The site where the egg- and embryo-holding tanks are stored features an alarm system, and the alarm was said to be going off when staff arrived Sunday morning. Hospital staff has set up a call center to arrange meetings or calls between patients and their physicians to address their concerns. Patients are being asked to contact their physicians. (more...)
Top EU trade official says she will seek exemption to Trump tariffs
- March 09, 2018

The EU has already threatened possible countermeasures to Trump's decision. If no exemption is won, the European Union announced on Wednesday it plans to retaliate with taxes on bourbon, peanut butter, cranberries, orange juice and steel and aluminum products. (more...)
Kimco Realty Corp (KIM): Stock in Spotlight
- March 09, 2018

About 4.50M shares traded. SL Green Realty Corp. B&G Foods, Inc. (NYSE:BGS) has declined 7.13% since March 8, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 14.17% the S&P500. For the past month, shares are 6.44%. Ahl Partners Llp has invested 0.03% in DSW Inc. Morgan Stanley reported 1.64% stake. Analysts await DSW Inc. Gsa Capital Prtn Limited Liability Partnership stated it has 22,722 shares. (more...)
Government To Reveal Proposed Abortion Laws If 8th Amendment Is Repealed Government To Reveal Proposed Abortion Laws If 8th Amendment Is Repealed
- March 09, 2018

After the 12 week limit, abortions will be allowed in cases of fatal foetal abnormality - or where there is a risk to the life - health or mental health of the mother. Ireland's cabinet is scheduled to convene today to debate the ruling. In the lead up to the referendum, this is why it is so important that we have conversations about reproductive healthcare, and that we face with openness and honesty the very complex issues around life decisions, fertility control and pregnancy care. (more...)
China trade hits a record $84.55bn in 2017 China trade hits a record $84.55bn in 2017
- March 09, 2018

The foreign secretary's missive seemed at variance with the policy adopted when Prime Minister Narendra Modi took office in May 2014-when he had invited the then Prime Minister (now President) of the Tibetan government in exile Lobsang Sangay for his swearing-in-signalling India's espousal of a more muscular approach towards China. (more...)
WASDE: Wheat tweak see 3 million mt more end stocks globally WASDE: Wheat tweak see 3 million mt more end stocks globally
- March 09, 2018

The cut in expectations for Argentina's output is because of persistent heat and dryness during February, while the prediction for Brazil is based on expectations of a more modest increase in second-crop corn, the USDA said. Ending stocks were reduced by 3.7m tons. "Exports are raised 175 million bushels to 2.225 billion, reflecting US price competitiveness, record-high outstanding sales, and reduced exports for Argentina", the USDA said. (more...)
Aarushi-Hemraj murder case: CBI moves Supreme Court against acquittal of Talwars Aarushi-Hemraj murder case: CBI moves Supreme Court against acquittal of Talwars
- March 09, 2018

The CBI filed an appeal challenging the high court order acquitting the Talwar couple, CBIs spokesperson said. Former CBI chief AP Singh said the court will only see evidence available in the past and no fresh evidence will presented. Aarushi was found murdered in her bedroom, following which Hemraj was initially a suspect. Noida police accused the couple of killing their daughter "in a fit of rage". (more...)
China urges Taiwan's few allies to follow 'irresistible trend' of recognizing Beijing China urges Taiwan's few allies to follow 'irresistible trend' of recognizing Beijing
- March 09, 2018

The dispute has fueled concerns that soybeans, the United States' most valuable export to the world's No. 2 economy, might be caught up in the trade actions after Beijing launched a probe into imports of USA sorghum, a grain used in animal feed and liquor. (more...)
Real beat PSG, but their work is far from done Real beat PSG, but their work is far from done
- March 09, 2018

Neymar had to be stretchered off in his team's win against Marseille last month after he sprained his ankle and fractured his metatarsal. "We'll speak with the players". The Portguese's opener in Paris means he now has 15 goals in his last nine games overall and, in the Champions League , has scored in a remarkable nine consecutive matches, equalling the record of Ruud van Nistelrooy. (more...)
The Trump administration blocked a move that would have wrecked Obamacare The Trump administration blocked a move that would have wrecked Obamacare
- March 09, 2018

Verma said that Idaho's new plan to let insurers sell plans that did not comply with Obamacare ws not legally permissible. In an unexpected development, the Department of Health and Human Services sent a letter to Idaho Gov. Blue Cross of Idaho announced soon afterwards that the insurer would offer these skinny plans which would have charged sick people more than healthy people. (more...)
India was not a giant black hole before May 2014: Sonia India was not a giant black hole before May 2014: Sonia
- March 09, 2018

Speaking at an event of a private television news channel, Sonia Gandhi described the BJP government's claim of great development in last four years of its rule as an "insult to the intelligence" of the people of the country. Some weeks ago, I took a step back from duties of nearly two decades as president of the Congress party. Our very social DNA is being re-engineered. (more...)
Daylight Saving 2018: Don't forget to turn your clocks forward Daylight Saving 2018: Don't forget to turn your clocks forward
- March 09, 2018

However, while most of those areas stay an hour back, Florida would stay an hour ahead, in order to soak up the sun longer. Daylight Savings Time is Sunday at 2 a.m. Part of the act extended Daylight Saving Time starting in 2007, with the new period running from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November. (more...)
PM Modi pays condolence to Pyarelal Wadali PM Modi pays condolence to Pyarelal Wadali
- March 09, 2018

Tu mane ya na mane dildara from the album Farid, is one of their famous songs, released in 2004. Before the Wadali Brothers became Sufi singers, elder brother Puran Chand Wadali was a regular in a wrestling ring for about 25 years, while Pyarelal Wadali who just passed away at 75 played the role of Krishna in the Raasleela. (more...)
Bag of 54 severed human hands found in Russian Federation Bag of 54 severed human hands found in Russian Federation
- March 09, 2018

They were found on an island next to the Amur River. Russian police are investigating after a bag containing 54 severed human hands washed up near Siberia, The Siberian Times reports. Lurid theories about the severed limbs - seen as 27 sets of hands - have swept social media. 'So there is nothing criminal in the fact that hands were cut off from dead bodies for the goal of taking fingerprints?' And local media is stating that medical bandages and hospital-style plastic shoe covers were ... (more...)
China's February Exports Surge, Trade Surplus Widens China's February Exports Surge, Trade Surplus Widens
- March 09, 2018

Instead, the USA appears ready to go ahead with tariffs and protectionist practices that already have key USA allies and partners seeking help from the World Trade Organization and threatening trade wars. That left the monthly trade surplus at 224.88 billion yuan, a reversal from a trade deficit of 72.99 billion yuan in the same period a year ago. "China has been asked to develop a plan for the year of a One Billion Dollar reduction in their massive Trade Deficit with the United States", ... (more...)
Mexico says U.S. tariffs will not pressure NAFTA talks Mexico says U.S. tariffs will not pressure NAFTA talks
- March 09, 2018

Talks to overhaul the 24-year-old pact are moving slowly, in part because Canada and Mexico have resisted US demands to boost the North American content of autos produced inside NAFTA . business and workers was signed. So far, after seven months we have completed just six. Trudeau spoke with Trump about the closing of the latest round of NAFTA negotiations in Mexico City, flagging the progress that had been made in this seventh round of talks while expressing concerns about the threat ... (more...)
Won't give an inch of South China Sea: China to US Won't give an inch of South China Sea: China to US
- March 09, 2018

The prospect of a trade war between China and the United States has increased after Beijing's foreign minister said it would make a "necessary response" in the event of Donald Trump introducing punitive tariffs on steel and aluminium imports. (more...)
Gauri Lankesh murder case: Suspect Naveen Kumar arrested Gauri Lankesh murder case: Suspect Naveen Kumar arrested
- March 09, 2018

She edited Lankesh Patrike , a weekly newspaper. Naveen Kumar, who founded the Hindu Yuva Sene in 2014, was arrested last month for illegally possessing ammunition. The SIT, sensing trouble, went ahead and submitted arrest memos and formally arrested Kumar as an accused in Gauri case. The SIT had initially suspected Naveen Kumar to have assisted Gauri's killers in the murder. (more...)
Kenya's president and opposition leader put aside rivalry Kenya's president and opposition leader put aside rivalry
- March 09, 2018

Last year's fraught election season saw one presidential poll annulled by the courts and the re-run boycotted by the opposition. Miguna who presided over the swearing of Raila Odinga at Uhuru Park in Nairobi on January 30, was later deported to Canada. (more...)
The Obamas Might Be Teaming Up with Netflix for New Shows! The Obamas Might Be Teaming Up with Netflix for New Shows!
- March 09, 2018

Obama does not intend to directly confront his Republican successor, President Donald Trump , the report notes , but he could use the programs to correct what he believes to be misinformation spread using online platforms. And this past December he said "If I watch Fox News, I wouldn't vote for me". Netflix declined to comment, and representatives for the Obamas did not immediately respond to request for comment. (more...)
US 'a long way' from talks with North Korea US 'a long way' from talks with North Korea
- March 09, 2018

The official told CNN, however, the detente leaves the United States on the margins. When Vice President Mike Pence visited South Korea for the opening ceremonies of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, he was reportedly supposed to meet with the North Korean delegation, but the North backed out at the last minute. (more...)
Saudi Arabia to stage first European Tour golf event in 2019 Saudi Arabia to stage first European Tour golf event in 2019
- March 09, 2018

The venue was later switched to outside the parliamentary estate, with MPs threatening to protest against the event. Protesters hold up pro-Yemeni placards as they demonstrate against United Kingdom arms sales to Saudi Arabia during the visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman , outside Downing Street, in central London on March 7, 2018. (more...)
U.S. indirectly accused of 'stirring trouble' in South China Sea U.S. indirectly accused of 'stirring trouble' in South China Sea
- March 09, 2018

Japan's top government spokesman Yoshihide Suga said the move could harm the global trading system and the entire world economy and said Tokyo would urge the U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has urged closer vetting of foreign takeovers, and Republican lawmakers are pushing legislation aimed at curbing China's influence. (more...)
Russian spy poisoning search moves to Skripal's vehicle Russian spy poisoning search moves to Skripal's vehicle
- March 09, 2018

Authorities have not said who launched the attack, but United Kingdom officials have warned of a strong response if the Russian Government is found responsible. The British police and government have so far not publicly identified the suspect behind the attack on Mr Skripal but plans are being drawn up if the Kremlin is implicated. (more...)
KeyCorp Comments on Nucor Co.'s FY2018 Earnings (NYSE:NUE)
- March 09, 2018

Point72 Asset Management L.P. increased its stake in Nucor by 384.8% during the third quarter. The Company ended its previous trading session at $11.73 with the loss of -0.34%. The returns on assets of Nucor Corporation (NYSE:NUE) also presenting perceptible condition of profitability, it has ROA of 8.20%, the very positive ratio starts from +15% and very negative hits to -15%. (more...)
Iranian-Canadian scientist's widow not allowed to travel Iranian-Canadian scientist's widow not allowed to travel
- March 09, 2018

He said his mother's Iranian passport has been confiscated to intimidate them from telling their story. One of them tweeted a photo that Ramin sent of himself and his brother, Mehran, in their plane seats just before takeoff. Mombeini was blocked from leaving Iran for "no apparent reason". "We demand that, as a Canadian, she be given the freedom to return home", she added. (more...)
Maharashtra chemical factory blast kills 3, injures 15; rescue ops underway Maharashtra chemical factory blast kills 3, injures 15; rescue ops underway
- March 09, 2018

Palghar Control police official Pramod Pawar said the blast took place around 11.15 pm in the chemical company's plant. A massive fire followed the blasts that ripped through a private chemical manufacturing company. # The fire brigade is trying to dose the flames that are rapidly spreading in the surrounding areas. At least 25 fire tenders from Vasai, Bhiwandi, Palghar, Tarapur Atomic Power Station (TAPS), Reliance Thermal, Dahanu, Thane and Palghar have been pressed into service. (more...)
County loses 20500 jobs in January County loses 20500 jobs in January
- March 09, 2018

The Trade, Transportation & Utilities sector experienced 900 job losses from December, representing a 3.1 percent decline to 27,700 jobs. The rate was up from 4.1 percent in December, but was still better than the 5.8 percent jobless rate experienced in January 2017, the Labor Market Division of the state agency reports. (more...)
Funeral arrangements set for slain Clinton police officer Funeral arrangements set for slain Clinton police officer
- March 09, 2018

When Officers Christopher Ryan Morton, Nick Kasper and Nathan Bettencourt entered the home, all three officers were shot. Investigators are still trying to figure out how the dispatchers could have mixed up the location of the call and sent officers to the wrong house. (more...)
DUP deal gives North £410m budget boost DUP deal gives North £410m budget boost
- March 09, 2018

This occasion is more politically significant however. The delayed budget passed last November by former Secretary of State James Brokenshire merely enacted draft spending plans already formulated by devolved ministers before the Stormont crash. (more...)

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