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Nokia 1 hands-on images leak Nokia 1 hands-on images leak
- January 12, 2018

As per the latest reports , Nokia 1 is all set to be a part of Google's Android Go program and is expected to be launched in March 2018. A user that goes by the name syzlhdl has posted two images on Baidu allegedly of Nokia 1 which show the device's back panels with Nokia branding in the centre and camera and LED flash placed above that. (more...)
PC market shows small signs of life as Q4 worldwide shipments grow PC market shows small signs of life as Q4 worldwide shipments grow
- January 12, 2018

Both firms were also optimistic about the PC market, despite more quarters and years in the red than in the black. "There was only a moderate shipment decline in EMEA", said Mikako Kitagawa, principal analyst at Gartner. However, the USA market witnessed a steep decline as consumers were seen preferring new "popular products, such as voice-enabled speakers, and newly released smartphones" over PCs during the holiday season, per Kitagawa. (more...)
(PM) Shares Sold by Deprince Race & Zollo Inc
- January 12, 2018

The company's stock had a trading volume of 3,939,100 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,396,400. About 200,962 shares traded. Equifax Inc. (NYSE:EFX) has risen 11.28% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. Crawford Counsel has invested 1.58% of its portfolio in Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) or 3,407 shares. (NYSE:PM). 672 are held by Td Ltd. (more...)
Red Cross needs donors to ease shortage Red Cross needs donors to ease shortage
- January 12, 2018

Every two seconds, someone in the US needs blood. The blood center only carries a two-day supply of O-negative blood, a crucial and rare blood type that is compatible with any patient, and is in need of platelet donors. In order to give blood, donors must complete a brief health history to check vitals and assure they don't have any restrictions due to medications, travel, lifestyle or other concerns, Edsall said. (more...)
Alachua County's graduation rate increases for 2017 Alachua County's graduation rate increases for 2017
- January 12, 2018

Graduation rates for black or African American students, Hispanic students, students with disabilities and economically disadvantaged students have steadily increased in the past five years. But compared to the rest of the nation, Florida students continue to lag behind. Orange County's rate was 84.7 percent, up from 81.3 percent the prior year. (more...)
Puerto Rico representatives thank Scott for Hurricane Maria aid Puerto Rico representatives thank Scott for Hurricane Maria aid
- January 12, 2018

Some hospitals scrambled to buy frozen products that would need to be thawed out before use. McMillian said the storm "interrupted our normal supply chain" for saline and dextrose IV fluids, as well as for amino acids. In addition, some manufacturers have reported increased production capacity at their plants in Puerto Rico as the situation improves. The Puerto Rican Heritage Society said that they're looking to faith following Hurricane Maria. (more...)
Blackhawks betting favorites hosting Wild on Wednesday Night Blackhawks betting favorites hosting Wild on Wednesday Night
- January 12, 2018

The Wild were outshot 14-5 in the first period - and lucky to trail just 1-0. "But now we've had to - and the Blackhawks have had to - go in December and say hey, whoa, if we don't start winning and playing our best hockey now, we're going to be left by the wayside". (more...)
Canine flu exists and has infected two dogs in Ontario Canine flu exists and has infected two dogs in Ontario
- January 12, 2018

According to reports , it is in 46 states. That's more likely in dogs that already have other diseases: "respiratory disease, heart disease or other things that make them more likely to get a serious illness", he said. The virus had the ability to spread so quickly that it was declared a pandemic in 2009. The health unit news release said there is no known risk to humans with regard to canine influenza although the risk of mixing the canine virus with human seasonal influenza viruses "is ... (more...)
BRCA mutations don't hurt breast cancer survival BRCA mutations don't hurt breast cancer survival
- January 12, 2018

This UK study findings suggest mastectomies and other invasive preventive surgery may not be necessary soon after diagnosis, as has been the norm. Women who have had breast cancer are also more likely to be diagnosed with the disease a second time if they carry these genetic faults, which is why some choose to have risk-reducing surgery such as removing the breasts. (more...)
NHS had to pay £1000000000 because of missed appointments past year NHS had to pay £1000000000 because of missed appointments past year
- January 12, 2018

Non-urgent treatments had already been cancelled until mid-January, but NHS England said on Tuesday that would now be extended to the end of the month. "It is completely unacceptable that the 85% bed occupancy target for general and acute hospital services has been missed every quarter for more than seven years, resulting in patient safety being compromised on a regular basis". (more...)
Another possible hepatitis A exposure in Spanish Fork: Tabitha's Way Food Pantry Another possible hepatitis A exposure in Spanish Fork: Tabitha's Way Food Pantry
- January 12, 2018

The outbreak can be traced to transient camps and illicit drug users in San Diego , officials say. Consumers who visited two restaurants in Spanish Fork , Utah last month may have been exposed to the hepatitis A virus, according to the Utah Department of Health . (more...)
Pinal County officials: 8 have died from flu, more than 1000 cases Pinal County officials: 8 have died from flu, more than 1000 cases
- January 12, 2018

So far this season, there have been 1029 lab-confirmed cases. "And so for patients that have milder to more moderate symptoms, we strongly encourage them to see a primary care physician, go to an urgent care clinic, even a free-standing emergency room". (more...)
Teens eat laundry detergent in new social media 'challenge' Teens eat laundry detergent in new social media 'challenge'
- January 12, 2018

But that doesn't mean teens are safe. The American Association of Poison Control Centers says that in 2017 there were a reported 10,570 cases of laundry detergent poisonings, but that data does not include teenagers and is only for kids 5 and younger. (more...)
FDA Puts New Limits on Opioids in Kids' Cough Meds
- January 12, 2018

These changes include limiting the use of these agents to adults ≥18 years old, as well as the addition of new safety information regarding the risks of slowed or hard breathing, misuse, abuse, addiction, overdose, and death to the Boxed Warning . (more...)
Switzerland rules lobsters must be stunned before they are boiled Switzerland rules lobsters must be stunned before they are boiled
- January 11, 2018

The Government order states: "Aquatic species must always be kept in their natural environment". More "humane" methods chefs must now use include freezing lobsters to stun them, driving the tip of a knife through their heads, or electric shock before boiling. (more...)
Frozen embryos result in just as many live births in IVF Frozen embryos result in just as many live births in IVF
- January 11, 2018

The study has been published in this week in journal The New England Journal of Medicine . However, many women going in for in vitro fertilization (IVF) are rather wary about the success of frozen embryos in the process as compared to the transfer of fresh embryos. (more...)
US Officials Not Ready to Blame E. coli Outbreak on Lettuce US Officials Not Ready to Blame E. coli Outbreak on Lettuce
- January 11, 2018

Illnesses started on dates from November 15 through December 12, 2017. This is about the same timing of an outbreak of E. coli in Canada, which health officials declared over on Wednesday . The difference in the US, though, some of the sickened individuals have said they did not eat romaine lettuce prior to falling ill. It's too early to say that romaine lettuce is the source of an E. (more...)
Top Oxford hospital cuts cancer care due to lack of staff Top Oxford hospital cuts cancer care due to lack of staff
- January 10, 2018

In addition to insurance status, socioeconomic factors strongly associated with overall survival rates, and treatment at a non-academic center was also tied to poorer outcomes. "Receiving appropriate, evidence-based therapies for limited-stage SCLC is critical, and our findings underscore the need for patients to personally advocate for the standard-of-care treatment for their cancer ", Stephen G. (more...)
A 21-Year-Old Bodybuilder Suddenly Died From Flu Complications A 21-Year-Old Bodybuilder Suddenly Died From Flu Complications
- January 10, 2018

The day after Christmas, Kyler Baughman went back to work - he earned a living moving furniture at a local furniture store and unloading goods at Walmart, according to his social media accounts. Moore says the most important way to prevent getting the flu is getting the flu vaccine. The flu costs an average of more than ten billion dollars in medical care each year and more than 16 billion dollars in lost earnings. (more...)
Gov. Wolf to declare opioid epidemic statewide emergency Gov. Wolf to declare opioid epidemic statewide emergency
- January 10, 2018

Wolf tweeted his announcement at 8 a.m. Wednesday. His office says seven other states have taken similar actions to address the problem. A command center is to be set up at the state's emergency management headquarters in Harrisburg. It also will let emergency responders to dispense the overdose antidote naloxone when responding to a call for help. It comes as Pennsylvania deals with one of the nation's highest rates of overdose deaths, and as the state's rate of increases has gone up ... (more...)
Days of Fuel Scarcity Are Over - NNPC Assures Nigerians Days of Fuel Scarcity Are Over - NNPC Assures Nigerians
- January 10, 2018

Addressing the prospecting off-takers before the commencement of the bid exercise, Dr Maikanti Baru, group managing director of NNPC, said that the exercise aims to promote greater participation of Nigerian enterprise, while preserving worldwide standards. (more...)
Myanmar: Soldiers, villagers killed Rohingya in mass grave Myanmar: Soldiers, villagers killed Rohingya in mass grave
- January 10, 2018

The statement is the army's public acknowledgement of wrongdoing since it launched "clearance operations" against ethnic Rohingya in August, prompting more than 650,000 to flee into neighbouring Bangladesh in what the United Nations (UN) has called "ethnic cleansing". (more...)
Kwara United players, officials involved in auto crash Kwara United players, officials involved in auto crash
- January 10, 2018

In the statement, the club signified intention to discontinue. He said: "The driver was avoiding hitting the vehicle, and lost control". Nigeria Professional Football League club, Kwara United FC , involved in auto accident. Some of the players sustained injuries and have been taken to the hospital for treatment. The incident occurred this morning, no life was lost in the incident but three people were injured while the team bus was badly damaged. (more...)
Hot Stock to Watch: Fitbit Inc. (NYSE:FIT)
- January 10, 2018

The formula uses ROIC and earnings yield ratios to find quality, undervalued stocks. A company with a low rank is considered a good company to invest in. Joseph Piotroski developed the F-Score which employs nine different variables based on the company financial statement. Hot Stocks Point (HSP) makes sure to keep the information up to date and correct, but we didn't suggest or recommend buying or selling of any financial instrument unless that information is subsequently confirmed on your ... (more...)
James Damore Sues Google for Discriminating Against White Men James Damore Sues Google for Discriminating Against White Men
- January 10, 2018

That message clearly didn't sink in, though, because Damore and another engineer, David Gudeman (who was sacked after making a comment about a Muslim colleague possibly being a terrorist), have filed a lawsuit against Google. An engineer fired from Google last summer over a controversial memo is suing the company for discrimination. Damore and Gudeman also claim Google shames hiring managers who fail to meet illegal diversity quotas in place, and that male and white candidates are ... (more...)
Analyst Earnings Forecast Scan: Starbucks Corporation (SBUX)
- January 10, 2018

The stock decreased 0.22% or $0.13 during the last trading session, reaching $59.18. Valley National Advisers Inc. grew its stake in shares of Starbucks by 2.8% in the 2nd quarter. Topeka Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Hold" rating in Wednesday, December 16 report. The stock of Netflix, Inc. (NYSE:NOV) on Friday, March 24 with "Hold" rating. (more...)
Elland Road set to host England World Cup warm-up friendly Elland Road set to host England World Cup warm-up friendly
- January 10, 2018

Gareth Southgate's side will take on Nigeria at Wembley on June 2 and then Costa Rica at Elland Road five days later, before heading off for the tournament in Russian Federation. Southgate's team, who made it to the finals with an unbeaten record during the qualifying campaign, are due to play the Netherlands in Amsterdam on March 27 before facing fellow World Cup absentees Italy at Wembley four days later. (more...)
Yemen's Hadi will not engage the Houthis Yemen's Hadi will not engage the Houthis
- January 10, 2018

The rebel officials, cited by Al-Masirah, did not provide more details on the missile. But Saudi state news agency SPA reported the fighter jet had suffered a "technical fault" while conducting military operations. In December, the United States said it has "undeniable" evidence that Tehran is violating worldwide law. Multiple Saudi and Emirati fighter jets have crashed over Yemen, killing the pilots on board, in the almost three years since the kingdom launched a war against the rebels. (more...)
State Street (STT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Jefferies Group
- January 10, 2018

Artisan Partners Limited Partnership now owns 4,470,723 shares of the asset manager's stock valued at $427,133,000 after buying an additional 1,383,249 shares in the last quarter. Citigroup reissued a "neutral" rating and issued a $102.00 price target (up from $88.00) on shares of State Street in a report on Monday, October 9th. (more...)
First pediatric flu death of season reported in Ohio First pediatric flu death of season reported in Ohio
- January 10, 2018

There have been a total of 3,854 total flu-associated hospitalizations in OH since the season began in October. But the state does track flu-associated hospitalizations, and those numbers are rising. "Flu vaccination also can reduce the severity of illness if you do get sick". In Dayton Children's emergency department last week, there were 220 positive tests for the flu, which was 30 percent of those tested. (more...)