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Trump Administration Proposes Expanding Oil, Gas Drilling Off US Coasts, Including California Trump Administration Proposes Expanding Oil, Gas Drilling Off US Coasts, Including California
- January 08, 2018

Maine Gov. Paul LePage is the only outlier, having signaled support to offshore drilling in the past. "It should be underscored that regulatory agencies in our state will have a say in whether any offshore drilling ultimately does occur, "Becerra added". (more...)
Reformers Slam Jeff Sessions' New Policy on Federal Marijuana Enforcement
- January 07, 2018

The move essentially shifts federal policy from the hands-off approach adopted under the previous administration to unleashing federal prosecutors across the country to decide individually how to prioritize resources to crack down on pot possession, distribution and cultivation of the drug in states where it is legal. (more...)
Sir David Attenborough slams Bear Grylls over televised animal kills Sir David Attenborough slams Bear Grylls over televised animal kills
- January 07, 2018

Among the animals killed on the show are caiman crocodiles, pigs and turkeys - much to the outrage of charities and viewers. In the meantime Attenborough has said he will be moving away from the BBC to produce a conservation show with Netflix . (more...)
Free flu vaccinations available at Health Department Free flu vaccinations available at Health Department
- January 07, 2018

Health officials told the Los Angeles Times on Friday that 27 people younger than 65 had died of the flu in California since October. The last time they needed an extended treatment area was during the 2009 flu pandemic. "Getting a flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself, family members and others from the flu and help keep our community healthy", said Eloise Waters, Bradley County Health Director. (more...)
Ex-wife of rapist John Worboys 'disgusted' at his release from prison Ex-wife of rapist John Worboys 'disgusted' at his release from prison
- January 07, 2018

Yvette Cooper, chair of the Home Affairs Committee, said she was "shocked" by the decision to release the serial sex attacker, adding: "His were the most appalling and vile crimes". The Independent understands that 19 allegations that emerged following Warboys' conviction were investigated by Scotland Yard but dropped with no further action on advice from the Crown Prosecution Service. (more...)
Health agency: IN flu deaths reach 25 during final week of 2017
- January 07, 2018

This translated to 8.7 per 100,000 people in the US, Xinhua news agency reported. Cases this season have included a mix of influenza A and B. According to the Department of Health, influenza viruses circulating in the state this winter include H3N2, a flu type that vaccines tend to be less effective in preventing. (more...)
Try face yoga and look three years younger Try face yoga and look three years younger
- January 06, 2018

Here are answers to all your question. Facial exercises were developed by Gary Sikorski of Happy Face Yoga, a co-author on the study . It includes poses such as fishy lips, lion pose, joker pose which increases the blood circulation in the face and oxygen reaches to all the facial cells. (more...)
Over 2000 hospitalized due to the flu in 2017-18 Over 2000 hospitalized due to the flu in 2017-18
- January 06, 2018

In the United Kingdom high levels of flu and norovirus have combined to cause problems for many hospitals and tens of thousands of non-urgent operations and procedures due to take place this month have been cancelled. "Somewhere between 30-to-50 percent effective". It can kill thousands nationwide in a bad year. Don Samples understands that now. Leann and Don Samples at their wedding. (more...)
Reports point to romaine lettuce as cause of e. coli outbreak Reports point to romaine lettuce as cause of e. coli outbreak
- January 06, 2018

In the USA, 17 illnesses from E. coli 0157:H7 have been reported across 13 states, including California, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Vermont and Washington state. (more...)
Fewer Nevada Teens Are Having Sex While In High School — CDC Report Fewer Nevada Teens Are Having Sex While In High School — CDC Report
- January 06, 2018

Department of Health and Human Services. Various reports have shown that teens are starting to drink alcohol later in life , consuming less tobacco and that marijuana use recently hit a 20-year low . The rate of students who have had sex dropped from about 47 percent to about 41 percent during the 10-year span. The drops were more pronounced among Hispanic students, where the proportion of students self-reporting having had sex dropped from 49.2 to 42.5 percent. (more...)
My Agenda is to Stop PDP and APC in 2019 - Ezekwesili My Agenda is to Stop PDP and APC in 2019 - Ezekwesili
- January 06, 2018

Since a bulk of APC members are from the PDP , expect more decamping of notable politicians, especially as Secondus described the APC in his acceptance speech as "a rudderless and clueless party with a clear lack of direction, starting with the Presidency". (more...)
Analysts Set Esperion Therapeutics, Inc. (ESPR) PT at $61.92
- January 06, 2018

The stock increased 1.17% or $1.3548 during the last trading session, reaching $117.4348. About 198,292 shares traded. Esperion Therapeutics has a 52 week low of $9.40 and a 52 week high of $35.14. Esperion Therapeutics, Inc., a lipid management company, focuses on developing and commercializing oral therapies for the treatment of patients with elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol. (more...)
Banks' performance to be under scrutiny: Arun Jaitley Banks' performance to be under scrutiny: Arun Jaitley
- January 06, 2018

In a statement, released by the Congress, Chidambaram said, "New project announcements have declined, fresh investment is low, informal sector is still reeling under the ill effects of demonetisation, job creation is abysmal, exports are plunging, manufacturing sector growth has slowed down, agriculture sector has been hit hard and rural despair is abundant". (more...)
Celgene Corp (CELG) Shareholder Bb Biotech Ag Lowered Stake by $9.43 Million
- January 06, 2018

The stock increased 0.41% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $60.65. About 2.08M shares traded or 12.39% up from the average. Stoneridge, Inc. 1,727 shares valued at $248,498 were sold by Curran Terrie on Monday, September 25. (NASDAQ:ALDR) by 325,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 2.27 million shares, and has risen its stake in Sage Therapeutics Inc. (more...)
Coli Outbreak Hits 13 States Coli Outbreak Hits 13 States
- January 06, 2018

The Food and Drug Administration and Center for Disease Control and Prevention have been urged to send a more powerful message to let people know about the outbreak. A similar outbreak of STEC O157:H7 has occurred in Canada; the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) has pinpointed romaine lettuce as the source. (more...)
Alex Trebek Takes 'Jeopardy!' Break After Brain Surgery Alex Trebek Takes 'Jeopardy!' Break After Brain Surgery
- January 06, 2018

But he assured fans he'd be back reading clues to contestants soon. Trebek, 77, reportedly went under the knife December 16 for a condition called " subdural hematoma " and has been recuperating at home since December 18. Taping of the show's College Championship, which was scheduled to be filmed now, was delayed and will tape in March before airing in April. The broadcast date is listed for the following month. (more...)
Sarepta Therapeutics (SRPT) Given a $75.00 Price Target by HC Wainwright Analysts
- January 06, 2018

About 23.41M shares traded or 7.70% up from the average. Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEVO) has declined 85.24% since January 5, 2017 and is downtrending. Finally, Robert W. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. raised its position in shares of Sarepta Therapeutics by 140.9% in the third quarter. Raymond James And Associate holds 24,881 shares. (more...)
Very dense fog engulfs Delhi, Northwest and East India Very dense fog engulfs Delhi, Northwest and East India
- January 06, 2018

This is the first time the airport has told domestic airlines to cancel flights during the R-Day closure period. "Worldwide carriers have been requested to re-schedule", the DIAL statement read. So we have made a decision to cancel the domestic flights that were meant to operate during the shutdown period". Some other airlines have also said that they would talk to DIAL regarding the sudden cancellation of flights. (more...)
Sonam Kapoor To Marry Longtime Beau Anand Ahuja In April This Year? Sonam Kapoor To Marry Longtime Beau Anand Ahuja In April This Year?
- January 06, 2018

Sonam and Delhi based Anand have been dating for two years now, but started appearing together at parties just a year ago. The actress and Anand have lately been more expressive about what they feel for each other. "I think someone who's happy and excited to start her new life is always a quintessential bride". Speculation is rife that actor Sonam Kapoor is the next one in line to enter the married club sometime in mid-2018. (more...)
Dalit caste protests in India hit Mumbai Dalit caste protests in India hit Mumbai
- January 06, 2018

Many domestic airlines have waived cancellation charges on flights to and from Mumbai as well as other neighbouring cities. The Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh leader Prakash Ambedkar had called for the shutdown to protest against the state's " failure" to stop the violence at Bhima Koregaon village inPune district on Monday. (more...)
Amgen, Inc. (AMGN) Shares Bought by BT Investment Management Ltd
- January 06, 2018

Nordea Investment Management Ab who had been investing in Amgen for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $130.91 billion market cap company. Sawgrass Asset Management Llc decreased Abbott Labs Com (NYSE:ABT) stake by 45,610 shares to 305,144 valued at $16.28M in 2017Q3. Amgen Inc . ( NASDAQ : AMGN ) now has an average analyst recommendation of 2.40 according to analysts. (more...)
Inc. Buys New Stake in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM)
- January 06, 2018

The Paragon Capital Management Llc holds 156,488 shares with $7.83M value, down from 164,207 last quarter. Looking into last 5 trades, the stock observed a return of nearly -1.18%. PM's profit will be $2.11 billion for 19.17 P/E if the $1.36 EPS becomes a reality. Cowen reissued a "buy" rating on shares of Philip Morris International in a research report on Sunday, September 24th. (more...)
Sanofi: Dengvaxia suspension not linked to safety issues Sanofi: Dengvaxia suspension not linked to safety issues
- January 06, 2018

They are expected to report back in one or two weeks, Health Secretary Francisco Duque said. The Food and Drugs Administration of the Philippines found Sanofi violating post-marketing surveillance requirements, he said. But the pharmaceutical giant stressed that it has complied with Philippine laws and regulations and would continue to do so. Sanofi Pasteur vowed to "continue to cooperate in full transparency with the Philippines FDA" and said it "is committed to comply with the ... (more...)
How cold is it? Snow is falling in Florida How cold is it? Snow is falling in Florida
- January 06, 2018

Gov. Roy Cooper said Thursday morning that the North Carolina Highway Patrol had responded to 700 collisions and 300 other calls for assistance. As the storm moved north along the East Coast, parts of the Outer Banks were hit with hurricane force winds. (more...)
United Nations to investigate killing of 15 peacekeepers in the DRC United Nations to investigate killing of 15 peacekeepers in the DRC
- January 06, 2018

The U.N.is launching an investigation into attacks on peacekeepers in a part of Congo where the deadliest single assault on a U.N. peacekeeping mission in nearly 25 years unfolded last month. North Kivu province, which borders Uganda and Rwanda, has seen a particular uptick in killings and kidnappings between rival ethnic groups. Following the December attack, a United Nations official told VOA that a Ugandan rebel group known as the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) is suspected to be behind ... (more...)
Intel responds to security vulnerability, calling out AMD and ARM
- January 06, 2018

The vulnerabilities allow an attacker to compromise the privileged memory of a processor by exploiting the way processes run in parallel. However, it hasn't denied the claim that resolving the issue will slow down the PC by 30%. What Project Zero found were two key ways to trick even secure, well-designed apps into leaking data from those returned processes. "A significant portion of Linux systems are single-user workstations". (more...)
Rahul Attacks PM Modi For Failing to Implement Lokpal Bill Rahul Attacks PM Modi For Failing to Implement Lokpal Bill
- January 06, 2018

The Lokpal and the Lokayuktas Act was enacted in 2013. The Gandhi scion retweeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi's tweet of December 2013 in which he praised Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj "for playing a proactive role" in "passing Lokpal Bil". (more...)
Alcohol 'can damage DNA and elevate risk of cancer' Alcohol 'can damage DNA and elevate risk of cancer'
- January 06, 2018

According to Professor Ketan Patel, lead author and scientist at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, several cancers develop due to DNA damage in stem cells, whereas some damage occurs by chance. DNA damage can lead to cell death, but can also trigger the body's natural fix mechanisms. Alongside new insights into the damage that ethanol causes to stem cells, the scientists uncovered new information about the protective mechanisms employed by our bodies in response to alcohol. (more...)
Big guns enter the FA Cup's third round Big guns enter the FA Cup's third round
- January 06, 2018

Fleetwood, who are looking to reach the fourth round for the first time, have lost six of their last 10 league matches. I believe that Vardy will play though given his history and coming to Leicester from Fleetwood. But the pick for me here is the draw, I think Fleetwood manage to earn a replay against the Premier League big boys. The Leicester striker is prepared to play through the pain barrier for an emotional return to the ground where he enjoyed much success. (more...)
Running Mover to Focus- Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc. (ATRA)
- January 06, 2018

Atara Biotherapeutics, Inc . (NASDAQ:ATRA) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $-1.02/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $-0.98/Share by a difference of $-0.04. Eagle Asset Management Inc. raised its position in shares of Atara Biotherapeutics by 0.8% in the third quarter. The insider Hartnett John R. sold 6,533 shares worth $979,950. (more...)