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Has $15.76 Million Stake in White Mountains Insurance Group Ltd (NYSE:WTM)
- April 21, 2018

Shares of WTM stock traded up $0.56 on Friday, hitting $861.29. About 3.17M shares traded. Farmers Capital Bank Corporation (NASDAQ:FFKT) has risen 0.90% since April 20, 2017 and is uptrending. Wedge Cap Management L Limited Partnership Nc stated it has 9,000 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Truepoint stated it has 29,922 shares. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 19th were issued a dividend of $1.00 per share. (more...)
1-in-3 Patients Skip Post-Surgery Opioids 1-in-3 Patients Skip Post-Surgery Opioids
- April 21, 2018

In the United States, transplantation with ODD organs has increased dramatically, with noninferior outcomes in transplant recipients. Almost a *third* said they used *none* of the pain medications they were prescribed. Factors that could potentially predict the need for more opioids include those younger in age, a history of anxiety and a higher pain score at discharge. (more...)
Colin Kaepernick Discussion 'Still Open,' Pete Carroll Says Colin Kaepernick Discussion 'Still Open,' Pete Carroll Says
- April 21, 2018

And as we look in the running back room, they're all healthy. And in the time since, they've signed two quarterbacks in Stephen Morris and Austin Davis. Carroll saying the opportunity for Kaepernick to join the Seahawks comes more than a week following the franchise reportedly cancelling a planned workout with the free-agent QB after he allegedly refused to agree to the team's stipulation that if he signed he wouldn't kneel during the 2018 season, according to TMZ Sports . (more...)
South Sudan army chief is dead South Sudan army chief is dead
- April 21, 2018

South Sudan yesterday announced the death of the head of the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) James Ajongo Mawut in the Egyptian capital, Cairo. Ajongo joined the Sudan People's Liberation Army, the formal name of the South Sudanese military, in 1983, when the SPLA was still a rebel group fighting for independence from Sudan. (more...)
Former Delhi High Court Chief Justice Rajinder Sachar passes away Former Delhi High Court Chief Justice Rajinder Sachar passes away
- April 21, 2018

He was not able to take food and was having recurrent vomiting. Rajendra Sachar was chief justice of the Delhi HC from August 6, 1985 to December 22, 1985. However, Justice Sachar's biggest achievement was his work on the crucial Sachar Committee report that came out during the UPA tenure. Sachar Committee report said Muslims were more backward than Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. (more...)
Lamar Advertising (NASDAQ:LAMR) Stake Lifted by Envestnet Asset Management Inc
- April 21, 2018

About 2.68M shares traded or 2.22% up from the average. PriceSmart, Inc. (NASDAQ:PSMT) has declined 10.74% since April 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 14.30% the S&P500. Strategic Glob Advisors Limited Liability Corp accumulated 15,563 shares or 0.37% of the stock. Paloma Prns stated it has 259,282 shares or 0.26% of all its holdings. (more...)
Syrian military airbase in Homs attacked Syrian military airbase in Homs attacked
- April 21, 2018

Russia's ambassador to Lebanon said any missiles fired at Syria would be shot down and the launching sites targeted - a stark warning of a potential major confrontation. Russian Federation and Iran called the use of force by the United States and its allies a "military crime" and "act of aggression". On Tuesday, Trump cancelled his first official trip to Latin America so he could focus on Syria. (more...)
Clifford Swan Investment Counsel LLC Has Lifted Its Bristol (BMY) Stake
- April 21, 2018

The stock decreased 0.48% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $10.43. About 422,780 shares traded. Pattern Energy Group Inc. It is down 54.29% since April 20, 2017 and is downtrending. Daiwa Sb Investments has invested 0.32% in Pattern Energy Group Inc. 24,195 are held by Philadelphia Trust. The current EPS for the company has recorded at $2.36. (more...)
Kerry Washington bids farewell to 'Scandal': 'We have changed history' Kerry Washington bids farewell to 'Scandal': 'We have changed history'
- April 21, 2018

She said, "So many of @scandalabc's most iconic scenes happened in that Oval". I was a fan. To me it spoke to a lack of faith in the idea that a black woman could be the lead of a television show. It feels normal and obvious that women of colour can lead the shows. "As we have created sort of the imaginary world of the impossible in Washington, now that's happening in the real world", explains Washington, "so we've had to up our ante". (more...)
Hundreds of women protest in AJK against Asifa rape, murder Hundreds of women protest in AJK against Asifa rape, murder
- April 21, 2018

Some apex court lawyers had drawn the judges' attention to the manner in which advocates in Jammu heckled police officers while they were filing the charge sheet in court. The High Court said "the disturbing feature of the [Unnao] case is that the law and order machinery and the [state] government officials were directly in league [with] and under the influence of Kuldeep Singh Sengar". (more...)
California lawmakers move to limit gay conversion therapy California lawmakers move to limit gay conversion therapy
- April 21, 2018

Democratic Assemblyman Evan Low of Campbell says he authored the bill because conversion therapy has been proven ineffective and harmful. According to a recent report by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law, an estimated 20,000 LGBTQ minors in states without protections will be subjected to conversion therapy by a licensed healthcare professional if state officials fail to act. (more...)
The Mariners turned a freakish triple play on the Astros The Mariners turned a freakish triple play on the Astros
- April 20, 2018

But over the final three games, while facing the ripe right arms of Morton, Gerrit Cole and Lance McCullers, the Mariners were outscored 20-4 and managed to hit just.161 (15-for-93). The first run scored when a Josh Reddick high pop up landed in center field between Dee Gordon and Jean Segura. Astros: Third baseman Alex Bregman (three hits in past 21 at-bats) and outfielder Jake Marisnick (10 strikeouts in past 13 hitless at-bats) were out of the starting lineup Wednesday. (more...)
New Orleans Pelicans push series lead to 3-0 New Orleans Pelicans push series lead to 3-0
- April 20, 2018

The Smoothie King Center received a scare when the star went down early in the fourth quarter holding his stomach, but he shook it off and stayed in the game. With Evan Turner questionable for Game 3 with a toe injury, Harkless will be even more important. He banked in a turnaround straightaway jumper - a fortuitous bounce - to put Philadelphia up nine late, then connected on a 3-pointer and added a pair of throws to start the spurt that put the game away for Philadelphia. (more...)
Study shows number of opioid prescriptions declining Study shows number of opioid prescriptions declining
- April 20, 2018

The US is estimated to consume roughly 30 percent of all opioids used worldwide. One of every three patients prescribed an opioid, such as Oxycontin, didn't take a single pill during their recuperation, lead researcher Elizabeth Habermann - scientific director for surgical outcomes at the Mayo Clinic - told U.S. (more...)
Toss out your chopped romaine lettuce or risk E. coli, officials warn Toss out your chopped romaine lettuce or risk E. coli, officials warn
- April 20, 2018

Consumers are warned to throw away any chopped romaine lettuce purchased at stores as it may contain unsafe E.coli bacteria. The Centers for Disease Control on Wednesday reported that 18 more people in five additional states, including California, have fallen ill from lettuce grown in Yuma, Ariz. (more...)
Meet the 'exploding ant,' which sacrifices itself for its colony Meet the 'exploding ant,' which sacrifices itself for its colony
- April 20, 2018

Despite all the research that has been done, Laciny said there is still much more to be learned about the fearless exploding ants, and Colobopsis explodens is expected to be at the centre of it all. The results of their survey , published today in the science journal ZooKeys , identifies 15 separate species of exploding ants, including one that's completely new to science. (more...)
Virat Kohli: County cricket will improve my game Virat Kohli: County cricket will improve my game
- April 20, 2018

Comparing King Kohli with CR7, Bravo said when he see Virat, he witness Cristiano Ronaldo of cricket as he finds both sports athlete synonyms to each other. Most recently, in 2017, he scored 1464 ODI runs at 76.84 and 1059 Test runs at 75.64. "Australian tours are never easy and we aim to do well the scenario before going on a tour". (more...)
GOP Sen. Johnson holds out on backing Trump in 2020 GOP Sen. Johnson holds out on backing Trump in 2020
- April 20, 2018

Reminded that Trump has said he would run again and has already raised $4 million for his campaign, Corker said he's not convinced that Trump will seek re-election . "Are you sure he's not going to run?" the CNN host pressed. So, you know, listen, I understand the kind of "gotcha" question you're engaging here. (more...)
Barclays Chief Executive Staley Fined Over Whistle-Blower Scandal Barclays Chief Executive Staley Fined Over Whistle-Blower Scandal
- April 20, 2018

The bank said both regulators have proposed Staley pay a financial penalty, having found that he breached a requirement to act with "due skill, care and diligence". Its support was based on views that the company and chief executive were co-operating with authorities and that the bank had strengthened its whistleblowing programme. (more...)
Breathtaking evolution amongst Indonesian tribe - bigger spleens for free-diving Breathtaking evolution amongst Indonesian tribe - bigger spleens for free-diving
- April 20, 2018

The results of this "selection scan" turned up 25 sites in the genome that differed significantly in the Bajau compared to the other groups. The researchers from the Universities of Copenhagen , Cambridge and Berkeley, write that the indigenous nomadic tribes of Bajau have been called "sea nomads" and they have travelled all over the Southeast Asian seas. (more...)
Panel Recommends Approval Of GW Pharmaceutical Cannabis Drug For Epilepsy Panel Recommends Approval Of GW Pharmaceutical Cannabis Drug For Epilepsy
- April 20, 2018

It's derived from marijuana but does not contain THC, the compound in that gives recreational users a high. Epidiolex is created to treat Dravet syndrome (DS) and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS), rare childhood-onset forms of epilepsy that are among the most resistant to treatment. (more...)
Make online retailers collect taxes Make online retailers collect taxes
- April 19, 2018

Advocates of online merchants say that the collection of sales tax will be a detriment to small and medium-sized companies and entrepreneurs that sell online, while many large retailers have a strong in-state footprint and most likely already have to require sales tax. (more...)
Early Warning System For Cancer Grows An Artificial Mole On Your Skin Early Warning System For Cancer Grows An Artificial Mole On Your Skin
- April 19, 2018

Calcium levels rise when a tumour is developing, and researchers say around 40% of cancers could theoretically be detected early on by using the implant. The implant also has an additional advantage, "It is intended primarily for self-monitoring, making it very cost effective", explains the ETH professor. (more...)
Shares in Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (SRPT) Purchased by Thrivent Financial For Lutherans
- April 19, 2018

Sarepta Therapeutics's quarterly revenue was up 961.1% compared to the same quarter a year ago. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted ($0.71) earnings per share. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 27 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, October 13 by Jefferies. The company has market cap of $5.07 billion. (more...)
Autism research pioneer Hans Asperger 'complicit' in Nazi euthanasia programme Autism research pioneer Hans Asperger 'complicit' in Nazi euthanasia programme
- April 19, 2018

All that has been upended by a study of his personnel files and patient records, published Thursday in Molecular Autism . Through his work, he gained a reputation amongst the leaders of the Nazi party as "someone willing to go along with race hygiene policies", documents cited in the study suggests. (more...)
People are all making the same joke about the 'Jurassic World' trailer People are all making the same joke about the 'Jurassic World' trailer
- April 19, 2018

While a section of ardent fans of the franchise have loved the trailer, a big majority can not stop pointing out the glaring similarity with one of the previous films. Fans have picked up on the similarities and are talking about it on Twitter. With new looks at Rafe Spall , Ted Levine Toby Jones and BD Wong as well as a few more lovely establishing shots sprinkled in, this trailer is less of an extended version of the trailer we received yesterday and more of a creation unto itself. (more...)
A single concussion may increase risk of Parkinson's disease A single concussion may increase risk of Parkinson's disease
- April 19, 2018

Raquel C. Gardner, a neurologist and assistant professor at the University of California, San Francisco. However, the findings do lend credence to the idea that some professional athletes have developed Parkinson's disease as a result of their athletic careers. (more...)
Coli Outbreak Blamed on Contaminated Lettuce Spreads to 16 States, CDC Says Coli Outbreak Blamed on Contaminated Lettuce Spreads to 16 States, CDC Says
- April 19, 2018

Thirty-one of those ill have been hospitalized. Thirty-one of the patients have been hospitalized, with five having developed a kind of kidney failure associated with an E. Pennsylvania-based Fresh Foods Manufacturing Co . Those states are in addition to eleven other states including OH and Pennsylvania. Due to the four-day shelf life, the products should no longer be available in stores. (more...)
Oklahoma's Rhea Fire Grows By 20000 Acres Oklahoma's Rhea Fire Grows By 20000 Acres
- April 19, 2018

The second largest fire - the 34 Complex fire in Woodward County - continued scorching across about 68,000 acres and still stood at 45 percent containment as of Tuesday morning, forestry officials said. Gusting winds, low humidity and drought-stricken land fuel the blazes. High winds and gusts up to 80 miles per hour (130 kph) blasted the state, tipping tractor-trailers, uprooting trees, hurling furniture and whipping up dust. (more...)
What's the Best Way to Track Your Blood Pressure? What's the Best Way to Track Your Blood Pressure?
- April 19, 2018

A hypertension diagnosis based exclusively on blood pressure readings in the clinic is no longer acceptable. The Spanish Ambulatory Blood Pressure Registry included 63,910 adults who had ABPM at primary care practices from 2004 through 2014. (more...)