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Oil hovers near highest since 2014 as OPEC sees tighter market Oil hovers near highest since 2014 as OPEC sees tighter market
- April 13, 2018

The economic crisis in Venezuela and the re-imposition of US sanctions on Iran could involuntarily double the size of the group's agreed cuts by year-end, with further potential to send prices spiraling higher. dollar, but crude futures still drew support from mounting political tension in the Middle East and shrinking global oil inventories. Investors worry that the rise in US crude could dampen the efforts made by OPEC to end a supply glut. (more...)
UK's May to seek ministers' support for joining strikes on Syria UK's May to seek ministers' support for joining strikes on Syria
- April 13, 2018

Mr Macron said he has been talking regularly this week with U.S. president Donald Trump about the most effective response and that any French action would target Syria's chemical weapons abilities. Merkel has however ruled out joining any possible strikes against Syria. Russia's UN ambassador last night called for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council. (more...)
Big Pay Raise Lures Oklahoma's Big Pay Raise Lures Oklahoma's "Teacher Of The Year" To North Texas
- April 13, 2018

So far today, the OEA has declined interviews with the media but recently announced union leaders will hold a press conference at 4 p.m. She told reporters the OEA had achieved most of its goals and called the almost $1-billion in new funding "historic". (more...)
Justice Chelameswar refuses to hear plea on case allotment Justice Chelameswar refuses to hear plea on case allotment
- April 13, 2018

Justice Chelameswar , who is set to retire on 22 June, justified his refusal thus: "I don't want another reversal of my order in 24 hours". Several jurists and former judges of the Supreme Court and various high courts have criticised the verdict, arguing that the CJI should have recused himself from hearing the petition filed by Pande as the petition directly concerned him. (more...)
Hand dryers collect feces, spray them on you, study says Hand dryers collect feces, spray them on you, study says
- April 13, 2018

The debate over whether bathroom hand dryers or paper towels are more sustainable and hygienic has never been clearly won by either side.https://www.sciencealert.com/the-great-bathroom-debate-paper-towel-or-hand-dryerhttps://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/compost/wp/2012/12/14/the-paper-towel-hand-dryer-wars-are-over/?noredirect=on&utm_term=.0fd667fe354a Now a new concern has emerged. (more...)
Former Speaker John Boehner: 'My thinking on cannabis has evolved' Former Speaker John Boehner: 'My thinking on cannabis has evolved'
- April 12, 2018

They issued a joint statement saying, "we both believe the time has come for serious consideration of a shift in federal marijuana policy". Doctorow faulted Boehner for supporting a policy that led to "the criminalization, imprisonment and ruination of millions of Americans". (more...)
IPL 2018: Why Bhuvneshwar Kumar is not playing the SRH-MI clash IPL 2018: Why Bhuvneshwar Kumar is not playing the SRH-MI clash
- April 12, 2018

With the likes of Shakib Al Hasan , Rashid Khan , Billy Stanlake and Siddharth Kaul all playing their parts to perfection, it is becoming hard to look beyond the Sunrisers as the favourites for the title. Mumbai on the other side of the coin, didn't have a good start with both the openers Rohit Sharma and Evin Lewis struggling, but the middle order stood up for the team and made a statement. (more...)
PC shipments decline continues PC shipments decline continues
- April 12, 2018

An analysis of US shipments by vendors showed that Dell Technologies Inc (NYSE: DVMT ) moved past HP Inc (NYSE: HPQ ) in market share, with the former boasting a 29.1-percent share of the total market in the USA compared to the latter's 28.4 percent. (more...)
Coli Outbreak Caused by Unknown Food Source Coli Outbreak Caused by Unknown Food Source
- April 12, 2018

No specific food item, grocery store, or restaurant chain has been identified as a source of the infections, health officials said. Also, the CDC's experts are working on collecting samples from the affected patient to discover if the same bacteria strain is involved, trying to depict which was the source of this E. (more...)
Winter storm watch posted as weekend snowstorm threatens Winter storm watch posted as weekend snowstorm threatens
- April 12, 2018

For specifics on the watch, warning and advisory situation for your region, check out our weather app our our weather alerts page . The entire St. Cloud area is included in a Winter Storm Watch issued by the National Weather Service. Scattered showers are possible late tonight and early Friday morning. And come Friday evening, Barlow expects the rain to turn into snow. Heavy snow is likely Friday and Friday night, lingering into Saturday. (more...)
CWG'18: Shooters continue good run as Ankur Mittal grabs bronze CWG'18: Shooters continue good run as Ankur Mittal grabs bronze
- April 12, 2018

Shreyasi shot 96 in the finals and beat Australia's Emma Cox two shots to one in the shoot-off at Belmont Shooting Centre. . She had also taken part in the same event in the last edition in Glasgow but had finished second on that occasion behind England's Charlotte Kerwood. (more...)
BOOM: Inflation rate slides to 13.3%, lowest in 2 years BOOM: Inflation rate slides to 13.3%, lowest in 2 years
- April 12, 2018

As per the latest data, this is the third consecutive month where inflation softened after hitting a 17-month high in December. Citing multiple risks to the inflation trajectory arising from farm price hikes and possible fiscal slippages, RBI justified the status quo on key rates and its neutral stance in the monetary policy review announced last week. (more...)
A Pakistani singer killed for not standing up while singing A Pakistani singer killed for not standing up while singing
- April 12, 2018

Twenty-four-year-old Samina Samoon was six months pregnant, her husband said. A video uploaded by a Human Rights Activist & Blogger Kapil Dev from Sindh showed that the assassin Tariq Jatoi kept persuading her to stand up and sing but she did not do so as she was pregnant to which Tariq Jatoi shot her dead. (more...)
Night owls risk dying earlier Night owls risk dying earlier
- April 12, 2018

The researchers also called for more studies on whether night owls can adjust their circadian rhythms so that they become morning people , and whether such an adjustment would lower those individuals' risk of health problems. Also, trying to keep a regular bedtime and not let oneself drift to later bedtimes can also help. "Be regimented about adopting healthy lifestyle behaviours and recognise the timing of when you sleep matters". (more...)
State Mulling Sale Of Medical Marijuana In Leaf Form State Mulling Sale Of Medical Marijuana In Leaf Form
- April 12, 2018

The employee of Scotia Green dispensary is facing charges of trafficking controlled substances. "We are thrilled to serve the patients of Pennsylvania with Scranton leading the way, and are privileged to bring this attractive facility to the patients of Northeastern Pennsylvania", Columbia Care Chief Executive Officer Nicholas Vita said in a statement Tuesday. (more...)
JPMorgan Chase Reiterates $75.00 Price Target for Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY) JPMorgan Chase Reiterates $75.00 Price Target for Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY)
- April 12, 2018

Sabby Management Llc who had been investing in Bristol Myers Squibb Co for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $98.80 billion market cap company. (NYSE:COL). The Ohio-based Cleararc Inc has invested 0.08% in Rockwell Collins, Inc. Hartford Investment reported 33,637 shares. Bb&T stated it has 103,395 shares or 0.19% of all its holdings. (more...)
Lost a film due to my skin colour, says Priyanka Chopra Lost a film due to my skin colour, says Priyanka Chopra
- April 12, 2018

Even though Chopra is the first South Asian actor to headline an American primetime show, the actress has faced instances of racial bias which has resulted in her losing opportunities exclusively because of her brown skin. A producer-director said to me, "Well, you know how it is in these big tentpole movies with the big boys". I was bullied a lot. I'm conversational. (more...)
After two years, Flint's bottled water distribution program ends After two years, Flint's bottled water distribution program ends
- April 12, 2018

After several hectic days, the state has permanently closed four water distribution centers in Flint . If you'd like to help, you can visit the Facebook event page for the bottled water drive. Anna Heaton, the governor's press secretary, said earlier this week Snyder stands by the decision to end free bottled water distribution funded by state taxpayers because he believes testing shows the water system is fully restored. (more...)
Barclays (BARC) Given Overweight Rating at JPMorgan Chase Barclays (BARC) Given Overweight Rating at JPMorgan Chase
- April 12, 2018

HSBC reissued a buy rating and issued a GBX 240 ($3.39) price target on shares of Barclays in a research note on Wednesday, November 29th. 3,973,823 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 818,725. Investors of record on Thursday, March 1st will be issued a GBX 2 ($0.03) dividend. Barclays PLC, through its subsidiaries, provides various financial services and products worldwide.The firm is valued at $50.86 billion. (more...)
The FBI Raid on Trump Lawyer's Office The FBI Raid on Trump Lawyer's Office
- April 12, 2018

I would have expected snarlin' Michael Cohen , top Trump lackey and a man known for being colorfully blunt about what he'll do to people who make trouble for him, to have been defiant after the raid. So. A FURIOUS Donald Trump has accused US federal agents of abusing lawyer-client privilege after they raided his personal attorney's office. "Attorney-client privilege is dead, ' tweeted Mr Trump, who said the agents 'broke in". (more...)
Zuckerberg denies knowledge of Facebook shadow profiles Zuckerberg denies knowledge of Facebook shadow profiles
- April 12, 2018

Zuckerberg's trip to Washington came after weeks of damaging reports about the social network's data practices. Facebook is under scrutiny after revelations that the data-mining and political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica obtained the data of tens of millions of Facebook users. (more...)
Fired cops claim mice ate half-tonne of missing marijuana Fired cops claim mice ate half-tonne of missing marijuana
- April 12, 2018

On Wednesday, the number of cases climbed to 118, including three deaths, the health department reported . IL reported seven more cases on Tuesday, bringing the nationwide total to at least 116. . "These chemicals are called cannabinoids because they act on the same brain cell receptors as the main active ingredient in marijuana", IDPH explained, warning that the drug's impact can be life-threatening. (more...)
FDA approves first AI-powered diagnostic that doesn't need a doctor's help FDA approves first AI-powered diagnostic that doesn't need a doctor's help
- April 12, 2018

Michael Abràmoff, a retina specialist at the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, said in a press release announcing the FDA's acceptance of the technology for De Novo review . Also excluded are pregnant patients, who may experience a rapid progression of diabetic retinopathy that the technology won't identify. The FDA also noted that the device is contraindicated in patients who have had eye surgery, laser treatment, or eye injections. (more...)
UN Security Council Rejects Proposal for Investigation Into Syria Chemical Allegations UN Security Council Rejects Proposal for Investigation Into Syria Chemical Allegations
- April 11, 2018

The Russian envoy to the United Nations called on the West to "refrain from plans" it might be harboring for Syria, after three consecutive resolutions to investigate the alleged recent chemical attack near Damascus failed to pass at the Security Council, RT reports. (more...)
Where to Watch Live RR Vs DD Cricket Match Online Where to Watch Live RR Vs DD Cricket Match Online
- April 11, 2018

Rajasthan Royals will get back to the form after a heavy loss in the previous match. Captain Ajinkya Rahane and mentor Shane Warne would have to select a team based on conditions and opponent and the inclusion of Jofra Archer is must if he is fit. (more...)
Imran Khan says will discuss FATA issues with army chief
- April 11, 2018

Khan also stated that he would request army chief to slash number of check posts and initiate probe to recover the missing persons. Lamenting the non-implementation of FATA reforms, the PTI chairman said tribal people deserve more representation in the National Assembly. (more...)
Ipswich announce departure of boss McCarthy Ipswich announce departure of boss McCarthy
- April 11, 2018

It was confirmed last month that the former Irish boss would be leaving at the end of the season when his contract expired. McCarthy had decided before last night's game that he would quit, having held talks with Marcus Evans, the club's owner, at the weekend. (more...)
Senate Suspends Plenary In Honour Of Bukar, Jibrin Senate Suspends Plenary In Honour Of Bukar, Jibrin
- April 11, 2018

Ibn Na'allah said each time he got borthered over issues between the Senate and presidency, and he didn't know how to reach Mr President, he sends the late Senator. Abubakar Mohammed Danburam (Gombe), Prof. Also nominated are: Barrister Aliyu Datti (Niger), Yeye (Mrs) Seyi Adererinokun Olusanya (Ogun), Prince Oladiran Garvey Iyantan (Ondo), Senator Mudashiru Oyetunde Hussain (Osun), Mrs Cecilia Arsun Dapoet (Plateau), Dr Ipalibo Macdonald Harry (Rivers), Sale S. (more...)
24-Year-Old Melbourne Woman Jailed For Fake Cancer Scam 24-Year-Old Melbourne Woman Jailed For Fake Cancer Scam
- April 11, 2018

Hanna Dickenson accepted $31,000 after telling her parents that she needed medical treatment overseas, the BBC reported. Dickenson told her parents she was severely ill with leiomyosarcoma , and not responding to treatments at Epworth and Peter MacCallum hospitals. (more...)
Alzheimer-causing gene got erased by scientists in human brain Alzheimer-causing gene got erased by scientists in human brain
- April 11, 2018

The scientists found that human brains that have a copy of this gene are more than two times more likely to develop Alzheimer's within the course of their lifetime. Further, the researchers examined brain cells that did not produce either form of the apoE protein to check how does the presence of apoE4 lead to cell damage. (more...)