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Pennsylvania Supreme Court strikes down gerrymandered congressional districts Pennsylvania Supreme Court strikes down gerrymandered congressional districts
- March 01, 2018

In it, their lawyer, Jason Torchinsky, acknowledged that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court probably would deny their appeal "in short order". That portends even more uncertainty as the May 15 primary bears down on candidates, voters and elections officials. (more...)
Notable Runner: MannKind Corp. (MNKD)
- March 01, 2018

Balyasny Asset Management LLC purchased a new stake in MannKind in the 2nd quarter valued at about $568,000. Wells Fargo & Company MN grew its holdings in MannKind by 51.5% in the 3rd quarter. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $7. In related news, VP Stuart A. Tross acquired 39,840 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 21st. (more...)
Mobile World Congress 2018 Mobile World Congress 2018
- March 01, 2018

Laptops , tablets and wearables also make an appearance, so there are plenty of products to see. But wheedle them down we have. "We know that 5G will deliver the ultra-reliable and ultra-fast networks of the future - our job is now to demonstrate benefits, develop skills and support a rapidly developing 5G commercial ecosystem in the United Kingdom". (more...)
AAP recommends depression screening for teens AAP recommends depression screening for teens
- March 01, 2018

Teen depression may also be hard to pinpoint because when teens do describe feelings of depression, that's not what they call it; they use a different vocabulary. "We need to start normalizing what depression looks like, what anxiety looks like". This is also becoming standard practice in most parts of the country, but the AAP guidelines further reinforce the importance of primary care physicians in the field of mental health. (more...)
Making a difference in rare diseases Making a difference in rare diseases
- March 01, 2018

Rare diseases, of which there are between 6,000 and 7,000, will affect fewer than one in every 2,000 people. Per the announcement, " FDA and NORD will collaborate to promote scientific progress in innovation, patient education, drug safety communications, training, research, including risk evaluation and mitigation strategies (REMS), and adverse event reporting ". (more...)
Calif expected to approve remotely-monitored autonomous cars Calif expected to approve remotely-monitored autonomous cars
- March 01, 2018

Uber is now testing autonomous cars in Arizona, a state that does not regulate driver-less vehicles. "This is a major step forward for autonomous technology in California ", California Department of Motor Vehicles Director Jean Shiomoto said, according to the Mercury News . (more...)
Sells 8734 Shares of Philip Morris International Inc. (PM)
- March 01, 2018

The stock increased 0.41% or $0.74 during the last trading session, reaching $179.13. Shares of Philip Morris International Inc . Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since February 28, 2017 and is uptrending. Investors use this ratio to decide what multiple of earnings a share is worth. North Star Mngmt holds 16,845 shares or 0.24% of its portfolio. South State Corp reported 0.08% of its portfolio in International Paper Company (NYSE:IP). (more...)
Music festivals shouldn't need four years to achieve gender parity Music festivals shouldn't need four years to achieve gender parity
- March 01, 2018

Vanessa Reed , CEO of the PRS Foundation , said that the pledge would 'significantly accelerate change, adding: 'I hope that this will be the start of a more balanced industry which will result in benefits for everyone'. (A 2017 Pitchfork study of the 23 biggest festivals in the country found that none had achieved a 50/50 gender balance, and 74 percent of all the lineups were men.) Music festivals have to sell tickets, of course, and obviously not all artists have the same drawing ... (more...)
Saudi king replaces top brass in latest shake-up Saudi king replaces top brass in latest shake-up
- March 01, 2018

Commenting on the appointment of Alwaleed's brother, Zweiri said he believes Saudi may be trying to fix its image, after it launched an arrest campaign of royal family members, ministers and top businessmen in November 2017. His ambitious reform agenda, which is popular with much of Saudi Arabia's burgeoning youth population, faces resistance from some of the old guard more comfortable with the kingdom's traditions of incremental change and rule by consensus. (more...)
Instant Pot warns certain Gem 65 multicookers are overheating Instant Pot warns certain Gem 65 multicookers are overheating
- March 01, 2018

The batchcode is the 4-digit number on the bottom right of the label. The Ottawa-based company sells various models of the wildly popular Instant Pot multi-cookers, which are marketed as capable of replacing a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker or porridge maker, sauté or browning pan, steamer, yogurt maker and stockpot warmer. (more...)
Maldives declines India's invite for 16-nation naval war games 'Milan' Maldives declines India's invite for 16-nation naval war games 'Milan'
- March 01, 2018

The opposition alliance, which includes the parties of former presidents Mohamed Nasheed and Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, said they had enlisted British lawyer Ben Emmerson to advise them on securing United Nations mediation in the crisis, reported AFP. (more...)
'The Voice' Season 14: Fans Furious Blake Shelton Was Blocked From Contestant 'The Voice' Season 14: Fans Furious Blake Shelton Was Blocked From Contestant
- March 01, 2018

Blake Shelton is starting a new coach rivalry on The Voice this season, picking on newcomer Kelly Clarkson for the way she talks - a lot and quickly. We've loved her in the past as a mentor, but with Clarkson now permanently in a big red chair, the show has received a breath of fresh air and one that doesn't take any BS from Blake and Adam. (more...)
How to cheer in remaining SEC basketball games How to cheer in remaining SEC basketball games
- March 01, 2018

And let's not forget about the senior night effect, either. It took a scoreless game and long chats with coach Mike White and two teammates to sink in. The Tigers understand what the atmosphere will be like. Auburn's Jared Harper and Bryce Brown missed off-balance 3-pointers in the final minute, and the Gators closed it out from the charity stripe. (more...)
Diabetes diagnoses in the United Kingdom have more than doubled in 20 years Diabetes diagnoses in the United Kingdom have more than doubled in 20 years
- March 01, 2018

Stephen Ryan, Head of the North at Diabetes UK , said: "Unless we act, and urgently, diabetes prevalence will continue to rise". Diabetes UK claims the number of people diagnosed with the condition nationally has doubled in 20 years. According to the charity, England alone has seen almost 7 per cent of its population being diagnosed with the disease. And for all of those conditions, wherever possible, prevention is preferable to cure. (more...)
DR Congo bans anti-Kabila protest march DR Congo bans anti-Kabila protest march
- March 01, 2018

The nationwide protests were called by the Lay Coordination Committee (CLC), an organisation close to the church and an influential social and spiritual movement. National police spokesman Colonel Pierrot Mwanamputu told state broadcaster RTNC that there had been no deaths and only three people were wounded in Sunday's violence. (more...)
Carrie Underwood Posts New Selfie After Injuring Face in Fall Carrie Underwood Posts New Selfie After Injuring Face in Fall
- March 01, 2018

The singer needed 40 to 50 stitches on her attractive face. Most of Underwood's face is showing in the picture except for her mouth, cheeks, and chin that were covered with the X logo of the End It Movement coalition. Giving an update on her recovery process, the "Before He Cheats" hitmaker revealed an injury on her face required 40-50 stitches. "There is also another part of the story that I haven't been ready to talk about since I have still been living it and there has been much ... (more...)
'The Week Of' Trailer: Yep, It's Another Adam Sandler Netflix Movie 'The Week Of' Trailer: Yep, It's Another Adam Sandler Netflix Movie
- March 01, 2018

It also reunites Sandler with another veteran amusing man in Chris Rock , and who previously starred together in Grown Ups (2010) and Grown Ups 2 (2013). The movie also stars Rachel Dratch and Steve Buscemi , and was co-written with Sandler and directed by Robert Smigel . Sandler and Smigel wrote the project. (more...)
This diet is better than the Mediterranean for treating depression This diet is better than the Mediterranean for treating depression
- March 01, 2018

Moreover, the DASH diet also suggests low-fat or fat-free dairy products as well as limits on meals that includes highly saturated sugar and fats. Initially, the DASH diet plan was dedicated to help people having high blood pressure . The participant was given a list of questionnaires about how often they eat a healthy and nourishing diet and if they have developed any mental instability in past few years. (more...)
Apple is creating medical clinics to offer employees healthcare and test products Apple is creating medical clinics to offer employees healthcare and test products
- February 28, 2018

The iPhone maker is planning to open AC Wellness this spring in Santa Clara County, Calif., where it's headquartered, according to a new website for the initiative. Apple now provides medical services through Crossover Health. The exact location is between the Infinite Loop headquarters and the new Apple Park campus. (more...)
Soharabuddin case claims another judge: Rahul Soharabuddin case claims another judge: Rahul
- February 28, 2018

Judge Loya asked tough questions. Justice Revati Mohite-Dere, who was hearing the petitions challenging the discharge of the police officers, had recently expressed reservations about the CBI's case against the accused and said she was not receiving "enough support" from the agency. (more...)
Transgender High School Wrestler Booed After Beating Girl in State Semifinals Transgender High School Wrestler Booed After Beating Girl in State Semifinals
- February 26, 2018

The crux of the conflict-in addition to the stigma and bigotry that transgender people face throughout the world, and often specifically in athletics―is that Beggs has now twice won wrestling championships competing against high school girls, despite identifying as male and reportedly taking a low dose of testosterone to facilitate his transition. (more...)
AAP government mulls live streaming of official meetings AAP government mulls live streaming of official meetings
- February 26, 2018

The live feed will be made available on the AAP's official website. If the plan is passed, funds will be allocated for it in the upcoming budget, he said. The police had said that there was no CCTV camera in the room where the alleged incident took place and no footage was obtained. In his complaint, the Chief Secretary had alleged that he was phyisically assaulted by the Khan and Jarwal, in the presence of Kejriwal and his deputy Mniash Sisodia. (more...)
Wydad Casablanca beat Tout Puissant Mazembe — CAF Super Cup Wydad Casablanca beat Tout Puissant Mazembe — CAF Super Cup
- February 26, 2018

Earlier, the VAR system being trialled in several European countries with mixed results, was used for the first time in Africa after 58 minutes at Stade Mohamed V. Walid El Karti had earlier had a 55th-minute penalty saved by Gbohouo, before Tighazoui struck a late victor to down a Mazembe side who had appeared content to contain the Moroccan giants. (more...)
Montreal Canadiens Trade Tomas Plekanec To Montreal Canadiens Trade Tomas Plekanec To
- February 25, 2018

While a few teams, most notably the Winnipeg Jets, were interested in bringing the 35-year-old in as a third-line center, Plekanec will offer even more depth and versatility to a Toronto roster that already boasts (the presently-injured-but-soon-to-return) Auston Matthews , Nazem Kadri and Tyler Bozak down the middle. (more...)
California Teachers Association speaks out against arming educators California Teachers Association speaks out against arming educators
- February 25, 2018

He said he wanted to consider giving concealed guns to teachers with military or other special weapons training. He declared "gun free" schools a "magnet" for mass shooters and proposed bonuses for teachers who are willing to carry concealed firearms. (more...)
Trump says arming teachers would be up to states and 'very inexpensive' Trump says arming teachers would be up to states and 'very inexpensive'
- February 25, 2018

The answer is "it depends" - on district and state truancy policies, for example - because the courts have carved out exceptions to Tinker , citing the education mission of schools in comparison to society at large. "And sadly, it may be working". He said there was an armed deputy on campus, but he did not fire his gun. "I got this text from him that said, 'There's a shooter in the school". (more...)
Nidahas Trophy 2018: Indian squad announced for the T20 tri-series Nidahas Trophy 2018: Indian squad announced for the T20 tri-series
- February 25, 2018

It left India with an inexperienced pace attack, with Mohammed Siraj returning to join Jaydev Unadkat and Shardul Thakur. Hooda's former Sunrisers Hyderabad teammates Washington Sundar and Vijay Shankar have also been named in the squad . (more...)
Trump endorses guns for teachers to prevent school shootings Trump endorses guns for teachers to prevent school shootings
- February 25, 2018

One idea gaining traction is better security at school entrances, with armed guards and metal detectors. "A "gun free" school is a magnet for bad people". It takes five to eight minutes for responders, for the police, to come in. On Wednesday, President Trump sat down with students, parents, and teachers affected by gun violence to talk about how to improve school safety. (more...)
Family offers $10000 reward for information in case of missing CDC employee Family offers $10000 reward for information in case of missing CDC employee
- February 25, 2018

He worked as an epidemic intelligence officer and has been deployed for public health emergencies. After extended family found Cunningham's house apparently empty but with two windows open, his parents drove from Maryland to Atlanta . "Tim never leaves Beau unattended", Terrell Cunningham said. 'My first mind is that something has happened especially considering the length of time he's been gone, ' Anterio said to Fox 5 Atlanta . (more...)
Auto bombs in Yemen's Aden kill 5 Auto bombs in Yemen's Aden kill 5
- February 25, 2018

Officials at the city's main Jumhouriya hospital said the bodies of five victims, majority soldiers, had arrived at the facility, along with a number of injured people including civilians. Other witnesses said that militants tried to storm the camp before the explosion, but failed. The Islamic State (IS) group claimed responsibility for the twin suicide bombings that struck the headquarters of the counter-terrorism forces in Aden. (more...)