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Lok Sabha passes Banking Regulation Bill for non-performing assets Lok Sabha passes Banking Regulation Bill for non-performing assets
- August 04, 2017

It will replace the Non-Performing Assets Ordinance, which came into effect earlier this year. The legislation will enable the Central government to authorize the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to direct banking companies to resolve specific stressed assets by initiating insolvency resolution process. (more...)
Discontinuing statins after stroke may boost second-stroke risk Discontinuing statins after stroke may boost second-stroke risk
- August 04, 2017

All were prescribed statins - which work by reducing the clogging of arteries - within 90 days of being discharged from hospital. Researchers also found that stopping statins, which lower cholesterol, between three and six months after a first ischemic stroke was linked to higher risk of death. (more...)
Betting company asks Nigerians to stake on President Buhari's return Betting company asks Nigerians to stake on President Buhari's return
- August 04, 2017

The leaders were said to have come out of the meeting a few minutes before 10.00 p.m., following which the former president and Oyinlola were seen off by President Buhari . Buhari had travelled to London for medical treatment on May 7. Presidential spokesmen contacted by reporters denied the President had actually been airlifted from London, however The Herald reported yesterday that staff of Aso Villa had been put on standby for the President's imminent return. (more...)
Wash. Post story: Trump refers to NH as a 'drug-infested den' Wash. Post story: Trump refers to NH as a 'drug-infested den'
- August 04, 2017

Trump, though, insisted that Mexico was to blame for the United States's drug problem. We are becoming a drug-addicted nation and most of the drugs are coming from Mexico or certainly from the southern border. vetting. "But my position has been and will continue to be very firm saying that Mexico can not pay for that wall". As opposed to you saying "we will not pay" and me saying "we will not pay" . (more...)
Gulf of Mexico dead zone largest ever, size of New Jersey Gulf of Mexico dead zone largest ever, size of New Jersey
- August 04, 2017

At a whopping 8,776 square miles (22,730 sq km), it's 4.6 times larger than the target size set by the Gulf Hypoxia Task Force . "And that leaves an incredibly large area where a shrimper could not catch anything", says Nancy Rabalais, a Louisiana State University ecologist and study author. (more...)
Environmental impact of pets estimated Environmental impact of pets estimated
- August 04, 2017

In terms of waste, Okin noted, feeding pets also leads to about 5.1 million tons of feces every year, roughly equivalent to the total trash production of MA. In his research, Okin found that American cats and dogs consume a surprising 19 percent as many calories as do American people - our pets eat the same amount of calories as the entire population of France eats in a year. (more...)
Has $341000 Stake in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (TMO)
- August 04, 2017

Schafer Cullen Cap Mngmt holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. Sharkey Howes & Javer now owns 733 shares of the medical research company's stock valued at $113,000 after buying an additional 7 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Mosquitoes linked to Zika virus found in two more New Mexico counties Mosquitoes linked to Zika virus found in two more New Mexico counties
- August 04, 2017

The mosquitoes become infected when they feed on a person already infected with the virus. Health officials said Wednesday that a man from Rio Grande Valley, close to the Mexican border, was diagnosed with the virus and has not traveled to other states or out of the country this year. (more...)
Trump, VA chief Shulkin announce new telehealth services Trump, VA chief Shulkin announce new telehealth services
- August 03, 2017

Trump advocated heavily on veterans' behalf during his presidential campaign a year ago, emphasizing the need for improved health care. The new services will be added to the VA's existing Telehealth Services program, which provided care to more than 700,000 veterans past year, according to VA Secretary David Shulkin. (more...)
Hi-Crush Partners LP
- August 03, 2017

The total value of its holdings increased 19.8%. Mcf Advsr Lc owns 1,378 shares. The average volume stands around 1.78 million shares. The SI to Alphatec Holdings Incorporated's float is 1.79%. The RSI (Relative Strength Index), an indicator that shows price strength by comparing upward and downward close-to-close movements is 34.78 for Hi-Crush Partners LP (NYSE:HCLP). (more...)
FDA Approves Fixed Chemo Combo for AML Subtypes
- August 03, 2017

AML is a rapidly progressing cancer that forms in the bone marrow and results in an increased number of white blood cells in the bloodstream. "Vyxeos combines two commonly used chemotherapies into a single formulation that may help some patients live longer than if they were to receive the two therapies separately", Richard Pazdur, MD, of the FDA Office of Hematology and Oncology Products, said in a statement. (more...)
Thrill ride turns into nightmare for California man Thrill ride turns into nightmare for California man
- August 03, 2017

Videos from the scene show one man hanging upside down from a crane - about 10 metres from the ground - while firefighters were rescuing him. Two other people were stuck in the bungee cage and also needed to be rescued. "I remember I kept looking and could see the ladder coming towards me", Rodriguez said. "They much have loosened me up". The pair was brought to safety with the use of ropes and harnesses, the report states. (more...)
After Haryana And UP, Women Report Braid Cutting In Delhi After Haryana And UP, Women Report Braid Cutting In Delhi
- August 03, 2017

Police said the locals claimed they had seen impressions of human hands imprinted outside the family's house. Similar incidents were reported from a few other areas as well. Since July, at least 55 women across five Indian states have reported waking to find their braids mysteriously lopped off, sparking intense speculation around the assaults. (more...)
Heavy drinkers more likely to live to 85 without dementia, study claims Heavy drinkers more likely to live to 85 without dementia, study claims
- August 03, 2017

The study centered on a specific area of San Diego County. If a drinker satiates too much on drinking there is a possibility that dementia related to alcohol will develop. The researchers said the study does not suggest drinking is responsible for increased longevity and cognitive health . The Alzheimer's Association cited that there are more than 5 million Americans who are now suffering from Alzheimer's which is considered as the sixth main cause of death in the US. (more...)
Mourinho speaks on Neymar's world-record move to PSG Mourinho speaks on Neymar's world-record move to PSG
- August 03, 2017

Jose Mourinho , who sanctioned Paul Pogba's £89m move from Juventus to Manchester United previous year believes PSG are not paying over the odds given Neymar's quality although he is concerned by the financial "consequences" of the deal. (more...)
Amarin Corporation PLC (AMRN) Announces Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.01 EPS Amarin Corporation PLC (AMRN) Announces Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.01 EPS
- August 03, 2017

The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Friday, June 9 with "Sell". The company was maintained on Monday, June 12 by Jefferies. Finally, HC Wainwright reiterated a "buy" rating and issued a $10.00 price target on shares of Amarin Corporation PLC in a research note on Thursday, June 1st. (more...)
Saudi Arabia to open beach resort where women can wear bikinis Saudi Arabia to open beach resort where women can wear bikinis
- August 03, 2017

The 13,000 square mile project will see 50 untouched islands transformed into "an exquisite luxury tourism destination", governed by laws reflecting worldwide standards, according to reports released by the Saudi Press Agency. "It will set new standards for sustainable development and bring about the next generation of luxury travel to put Saudi Arabia on the worldwide tourism map", the fund said. (more...)
Olin Corporation (OLN) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.16 Per Share
- August 03, 2017

The stock increased 1.50% or $1.01 during the last trading session, reaching $68.45. Olin Corporation ( OLN ), a part of Basic Materials sector and belongs to Specialty Chemicals industry; ended its day with loss -2.55% and finalized at the price of $29.48. (more...)
Income Tax raids continue at Congress minister DK Shivakumar's properties
- August 03, 2017

The party had alleged that its MLAs from Gujarat, who have found a safe haven in a Karnataka resort, were being terrorised and intimidated by the central security forces, used by the central government in garb of income tax investigations against Karnataka minister D K Shivkumar. (more...)
Dallas Cowboys fan thrown out of Philadelphia Eagles training camp Dallas Cowboys fan thrown out of Philadelphia Eagles training camp
- August 03, 2017

According to Ed Kracz , a beat reporter for the Bucks County Courier Times , the poor fan was told to leave or take it off due to team policy. Rather, it is a common courtesy for people invited to training camp to not wear gear from other teams as it could be interpreted as disrespectful. (more...)
IT raids continue on day 2; searches being conducted at 60 locations
- August 03, 2017

The Congress urged the election commission to take all steps needed to protect safety, liberty and security of the Gujarat MLAs who will be casting their votes during election from Gujarat to Rajya Sabha on August 8. Maintaining that the searches were being conducted at 39 other places and "not at this resort", Jaitley said the searches 'should not be linked to the Rajya Sabha election in Gujarat'. (more...)
Sunderland boss Simon Grayson slams Darron Gibson: You have ruined your career Sunderland boss Simon Grayson slams Darron Gibson: You have ruined your career
- August 03, 2017

Sunderland manager Simon Grayson says players must be more aware of their public presence after midfielder Darron Gibson was filmed in a video appearing to criticise some of his team-mates. Now we move forward with the football and he'll be under consideration'. Those team-mates he publicly blasted will also be involved after accepting an apology from the former Everton star. (more...)
Al-Shabaab militants launch another vicious attack on Kenyan soil Al-Shabaab militants launch another vicious attack on Kenyan soil
- August 03, 2017

Reports reaching TUKO.co.ke indicate one police officer has been confirmed dead following the attack. Saleh said a response team was sent to the place to access the damages caused. They fired at the bus before police officers arrived and engaged them in a fierce gun battle, forcing them to retreat. Police escorts for buses travelling through Lamu and Mandera have been mandatory since November 2014 after al-Shabab extremists stopped a bus heading to Mandera and killed 28 passengers after ... (more...)
Five test positive for swine flu in Bhubaneswar Five test positive for swine flu in Bhubaneswar
- August 03, 2017

However, they are not aware of the government resolution which said all chemists can sell swine flu medicines. They are now getting treatment in the isolation ward of the hospital. Eight more persons tested positive for the H1N1 virus in the past two days in Ghaziabad , taking the total number of swine flu cases to 20 in the district so far. (more...)
Cheesecake Factory Inc (NASDAQ:CAKE): Stock Sentiment Cheesecake Factory Inc (NASDAQ:CAKE): Stock Sentiment
- August 03, 2017

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for CAKE to be -2.6%. The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated had 33 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm had revenue of $563.43 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $565.42 million. The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated had its " rating reiterated by analysts at Raymond James. (more...)
Hyderabad police crack case of 'attack' on Vikram Goud Hyderabad police crack case of 'attack' on Vikram Goud
- August 03, 2017

Five persons were arrested who spilled the beans on the entire conspiracy. Police have arrested five other accused, while two others are on the run. Cops have also recovered the pistol used for firing at Vikram Goud. The Congress leader will be arrested once he is discharged from hospital, Reddy said. (more...)
Amazon's first country manager for Australia is coming from Germany Amazon's first country manager for Australia is coming from Germany
- August 03, 2017

Late previous year Woolworths attempted to address the imminent threat from Amazon by forming a task force to take on the USA online retailing giant. Long-terrm, Amazon will change Australians' expectations around shopping which will force existing bricks and mortar retailers to up their game if they want to keep up. (more...)
Zim mothers stop breastfeeding too early Zim mothers stop breastfeeding too early
- August 03, 2017

On the occasion of World Breastfeeding Week (Aug 1-7), Philips Avent seeks to create awareness and adoption of breastfeeding practices by focussinig on promoting key messages on the importance of breastfeeding, societal barriers and the various solutions available to help prolong breastfeeding to the extent possible. (more...)
Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Inc (ZYNE) Analysts See $-0.60 EPS
- August 03, 2017

Zynerba Pharmaceuticals had 8 analyst reports since August 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Cantor Fitzgerald given on Thursday, December 22. The company reported ($0.64) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of ($0.60) by $0.04. Accern also gave media coverage about the company an impact score of 0 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next ... (more...)
Atlas Air Worldwide places 3 747-400Fs with Hong Kong Air Cargo
- August 03, 2017

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Monday, May 1st. If you are reading this news story on another domain, it was stolen and republished in violation of US & global trademark & copyright law. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.10, for a total value of $425,684.10. (more...)