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Manhattan man sentenced to 6.5 years in prison in 'Hamilton' ticket scheme Manhattan man sentenced to 6.5 years in prison in 'Hamilton' ticket scheme
- April 05, 2018

Vista Chino in Palm Springs and 1186 Calimesa Boulevard in Calimesa. At Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court on Wednesday, Alexander Hope was sentenced to five years in prison, with an extension of two further years, for various crimes involving girls aged 11-15 in Kirkcaldy between 2009 and 2017. (more...)
Not a single toilet built in Delhi under Swachh Bharat Mission: CAG Not a single toilet built in Delhi under Swachh Bharat Mission: CAG
- April 05, 2018

Showing expenditure incurred on construction of toilets under their existing sanitation scheme as expenditure incurred under the Mission and enlisting the same as physical target achieved under the Mission is not as per the Mission guidelines". (more...)
Cliftonlarsonallen Wealth Advisors LLC Decreases Stake in AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV)
- April 05, 2018

AbbVie (NYSE: ABBV ) last announced its earnings results on Friday, January 26th. It has outperformed by 27.65% the S&P500. ( ABBV ) by 357.14% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Spirit Of America Mngmt, New York-based fund reported 4,700 shares. Hussman Strategic owns 700 shares. 168 were reported by Veritas Invest Mngmt (Uk). (more...)
Medical marijuana may reduce opioid abuse Medical marijuana may reduce opioid abuse
- April 05, 2018

On top of that, opioid prescriptions under Medicaid also dropped by 5.88 percent in states with medical cannabis laws compared with states that are, quite frankly, lame. With the arrival of fentanyl on the black market, doctors fear we'll see even more cases opioid overdose . There's been "substantial reductions" in opiate use in states with medical marijuana available, Bradford shared. (more...)
EC supports plea to restrain candidates from contesting on 2 seats EC supports plea to restrain candidates from contesting on 2 seats
- April 04, 2018

Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, has challenged Section 33 (7) of the Representation of the People Act of 1951 that allows a person to contest elections to Parliament and state assemblies from two constituencies and sought an end to the practice. (more...)
UIDAI finally debuts Aadhaar's Virtual ID feature UIDAI finally debuts Aadhaar's Virtual ID feature
- April 04, 2018

Defending the Aadhaar scheme, Attorney General K.K. Venugopal told the constitution bench that unless there are serious negatives, the Aadhaar Act passes the test of constitutionality. Blood, urine, DNA may be added, but that will be subject to examination by the courts, just like right now the court is examining whether collection of fingerprints and Iris scans are a violation of privacy, Venugopal said. (more...)
ICICI Securities falls below issue price on debut ICICI Securities falls below issue price on debut
- April 04, 2018

Ltd are now trading 19.74% and 18.56% respectively above their offer price. Earnings per share (EPS) are the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock. The firm has "Sell" rating by Zacks given on Wednesday, August 19. Whether a stock is in or out of their favor can have a big effect on its price. The stock price value Change from Open was at -1.20% with a Gap of 2.08%. (more...)
Hurrah! You Can Still Eat Pasta And Be Healthy Hurrah! You Can Still Eat Pasta And Be Healthy
- April 04, 2018

Carbohydrates have received the brunt of the blame for being fattening, but this may not have been true of pasta. Pasta, unlike other refined carbohydrates, does not cause blood sugar level spikes, a study of almost 2,500 people found. Instead, they observed that the participants experienced a median weight loss of about one pound over 12 weeks. "Contrary to concerns, perhaps pasta can be part of a healthy diet such as a low GI (Glycaemic index) diet". (more...)
Flu cases still prevalent in the region Flu cases still prevalent in the region
- April 04, 2018

Despite the poor match of the vaccine to the most common strain of flu, the CDC is still urging people who haven't gotten a flu shot to get one, because the vaccine is more effective against other types of flu. While statistics for this winter are unavailable, in 2016-17 the flu vaccine did not provide any protection to over-65s at all. Almost half of all local flu deaths this season were caused by the B-strain. (more...)
Does BHP Billiton plc (BBL) Have Any Gas After Today's Big Increase?
- April 04, 2018

It has outperformed by 10.69% the S&P500. Rockefeller Financial Services Inc increased its stake in Target Corporation (TGT) by 259.65% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. It dropped, as 43 investors sold GD shares while 328 reduced holdings. 162 funds opened positions while 585 raised stakes. Farmers & Merchants Investments reported 0.05% in General Dynamics Corporation ( NYSE :GD). (more...)
Legalizing Pot Could Help Opioid Crisis
- April 04, 2018

This week, Chris Masey, vice chair for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission's Policy Council for Children and Families, said Texas should make more patients eligible for inclusion in the state's medical marijuana registry. They also examined the differences between states that allow for home cultivation of medical marijuana and states which have medical marijuana dispensaries. (more...)
FDA orders recall of kratom products due to salmonella risk FDA orders recall of kratom products due to salmonella risk
- April 04, 2018

What's striking about the FDA's move is that the mandatory kratom recall order is based on a power the agency gained under the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, a major piece of reform legislation signed by former President Barack Obama in 2011. (more...)
Crews respond to west side house fire Crews respond to west side house fire
- April 04, 2018

The Cloquet Area Fire District, along with several neighboring fire departments, assisted in extinguishing the flames. At 8:43 a.m., the Presque Isle Fire Department was dispatched to 59 Chapman Road. The fire is under investigation with assistance from State Fire Marshal's Office. "There was exposure problems, we were anxious about it spreading to the house but the guys got it contained in time to prevent any damage", said Null. (more...)
Grindr admits sharing information about users' HIV status with third parties Grindr admits sharing information about users' HIV status with third parties
- April 04, 2018

But following heavy criticism chief security officer Bryce Case told Buzzfeed News it had made a decision to stop sharing information with Localytics to allay people's fears. Founded in 2009, Grindr bills itself as "the world's largest social networking app for gay, bi, trans, and queer people". Grindr , in an apparent effort to quell concern, said in a statement that no user data is sold to the third-party companies and that Localytics and Apptimize are under strict contracts in ... (more...)
Legal Marijuana Is Helping In The Fight Against Opioid Addiction Legal Marijuana Is Helping In The Fight Against Opioid Addiction
- April 04, 2018

Finally, something is helping reduce the opioid epidemic in America: marijuana. More than 90 Americans a day die from opioid overdose , resulting in more than 42,000 deaths per year, so it shouldn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that if legal weed is going to make overdosing on opioids its bitch, then we should probably move forward with it. (more...)
Trump Administration Says It Will Reduce Medicare Drug Prices Trump Administration Says It Will Reduce Medicare Drug Prices
- April 04, 2018

In advance of the announcement, Leigh Purvis, director of Health Services Research at AARP Public Policy Institute , said a cap on spending by recipients Medicare Part B, chiefly doctor's office services, would serve consumers better than piecemeal changes of the sort announced Monday. (more...)
CDC finds CDC finds "nightmare bacteria" spreading across the country
- April 04, 2018

Germs with unusual resistance include those that can not be killed by all or most antibiotics, are uncommon in a geographic area or the US, or have specific genes that allow them to spread their resistance to other germs. They did a detailed examination within 48 hours, avoiding additional spread of the bug. They determined the germ may have spread to five other people. (more...)
TMH raises flag for organ donation awareness TMH raises flag for organ donation awareness
- April 03, 2018

Teems and Smith say the first step is the most important on before becoming an organ, eye, and tissue donor. "With almost 35,000 organ transplants performed last year and five consecutive record-setting years for transplants in the USA, we honor our friends, neighbors and communities who have chosen to save and heal lives by registering; and we are grateful to so many of them who join us in activities to promote and celebrate Donate Life Month". (more...)
Rangasthalam Movie Fourth / 4th Day Collections- Rangasthalam Monday Income Reports Rangasthalam Movie Fourth / 4th Day Collections- Rangasthalam Monday Income Reports
- April 03, 2018

Samantha and Ram Charan's social media timelines are flooded with compliments from fans and even stars from the film fraternity. Right from Day 1 the film has set cash register ringing. As per reports on Movified, the title earlier belonged to Anushka Shetty who had 6 100 crore films to her credit. The actress is clearly ruling the roost! Last seen in Mersal , Samantha Akkineni has Super Deluxe and Mahanati in her kitty. (more...)
Yemen, UN Chief Seek Peace Talks With Iran-Allied Houthis Yemen, UN Chief Seek Peace Talks With Iran-Allied Houthis
- April 03, 2018

The war has killed more than 10,000 people, displaced more than 2 million and driven the country to the verge of starvation. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres launched the funding drive at a conference in Geneva aiming to raise $2.96bn for this year. (more...)
Snow - yes snow - in forecast for Tuesday Snow - yes snow - in forecast for Tuesday
- April 03, 2018

The snow in NYC is expected to wrap up its business by 10 a.m. and melt completely by the afternoon . Clouds will begin to move in overhead very late tonight as a fast-moving low pressure system approaches from the Midwest. A quick April snow storm arrived Monday morning and led to school closures and a slow commute. As quickly as this morning's snow piled up (3"-7") it melted away thanks to some afternoon sun. (more...)
Australia's new boys flop as Proteas turn on the heat Australia's new boys flop as Proteas turn on the heat
- April 03, 2018

Aussies skipper Paine's 62 represented his top score since he returned to the Australian side at the beginning of the Ashes. At the end of the South African innings‚ the umpires called tea with Australia facing a mammoth task of clawing their way back into this match. (more...)
Malaysia Has Intercepted a Boat Carrying 56 Rohingya Refugees Malaysia Has Intercepted a Boat Carrying 56 Rohingya Refugees
- April 03, 2018

But there have been concerns desperate migrants might start taking to the high seas again after mainly Buddhist Myanmar launched a new crackdown a year ago that forced about 700,000 members of the stateless Muslim minority to flee to Bangladesh . (more...)
Big crack in East African Rift is divided into two continents Big crack in East African Rift is divided into two continents
- April 03, 2018

This time where both plates satisfy is called the East African Rift , which extends an impressive 1,800 miles (3,000 kilometers), or concerning the range from Denver to Boston. To the north of the Afar Triple Junction, the rift follows one of two paths: west to the Red Sea Rift or east to the Aden Ridge in the Gulf of Aden. As aforementioned, voluminous magmatism and continental flood basalts characterize some of the rift segments, while other segments, such as the Western branch, have only ... (more...)
Charming Stocks: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited, (NYSE: TSM)
- April 03, 2018

The stock increased 2.82% or $4.81 during the last trading session, reaching $175.16. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 2,259,740 shares of the semiconductor company's stock valued at $84,853,000 after buying an additional 178,576 shares during the period. (more...)
IDPH: Peoria man dead, rat poison chemical found in synthetic marijuana IDPH: Peoria man dead, rat poison chemical found in synthetic marijuana
- April 02, 2018

Patrick Lank, a medical toxicologist who works at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. "One of the chemicals that's tested positive in three of the cases is a lethal anti-coagulant", Arnold said. Synthetic cannabinoids are human-made, mind-altering chemicals that are sprayed on dried plant material. People who smoke synthetic cannabinoids can have rapid heart rate, vomiting, agitation, confusion and hallucinations, according to the CDC. (more...)
Life sentence for ivory possession urged at white rhino's memorial Life sentence for ivory possession urged at white rhino's memorial
- April 02, 2018

They are mostly black rhinos. The death of Sudan has led the Kenyan government to declare anyone caught possessing ivory to be sentenced to life in prison. A plaque was also unveiled to the pachyderm whose death made waves around the world, according to a Facebook post by Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya , where Sudan had lived. (more...)
Grindr has been secretly sharing your HIV status with other companies Grindr has been secretly sharing your HIV status with other companies
- April 02, 2018

Apptimize and Localytics , companies that help "optimize" apps, are being sent Grindr users' HIV status and the date they were last tested if it is included in their profile. Grindr has long promoted HIV awareness, offering information about free testing sites as well as opt-in reminders for semiannual testing. "We pay these software vendors to utilise their services". (more...)
Nokia (NOK) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.20 Nokia (NOK) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.20
- April 02, 2018

The stock increased 0.48% or $0.3 during the last trading session, reaching $62.81. About 719,888 shares traded. Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE:ETM) has declined 31.27% since April 1, 2017 and is downtrending. Provident Invest Management holds 1,674 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage Sa holds 0% or 25,896 shares. Bbva Compass National Bank accumulated 0.24% or 70,609 shares. (more...)
Officials of unnamed country summoned after Commonwealth Games needle ban breach Officials of unnamed country summoned after Commonwealth Games needle ban breach
- April 02, 2018

It was one of the Indian official who handed the syringes to CGF medical team, claimed an Indian official. Mr Nieva confirmed his boxers had undergone doping tests since the syringes were discovered and his team now understood the strictness of the no-needles policy. (more...)