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Emirates slashes New Zealand-Australia services Emirates slashes New Zealand-Australia services
- October 11, 2017

The collaboration and proposed plans mean there'll be additional services between Australia and New Zealand. The immediate effect is estimated to be about 300,000 fewer seats per year, out of about 10.2 million total, and from March 2018, flights between Australia and New Zealand might get more expensive. (more...)
Rouhani says Iran firm to expand ties with neighbors Rouhani says Iran firm to expand ties with neighbors
- October 11, 2017

Iran and its northern neighbor Armenia plan to establish a free trade zone in the border region to enhance mutual economic and trade ties, Tasnim news agency reported Tuesday. Karen Karapetyan is also set to visit Ararat Sports Club where he is scheduled to meet with representatives of the local Armenian community, including the business community. (more...)
Women need access to birth control Women need access to birth control
- October 11, 2017

The new regulations downplay the importance of birth control as a women's health service. Conservative groups, which for years have fought the Obamacare birth control mandate , celebrated Trump's directive as a victory. Aside from the health reasons to have birth control covered by health insurance, there is also the economic aspect. Religious nonprofits have always been allowed to opt out of it. (more...)
NHS straining at the seams as our bad habits add to pressure NHS straining at the seams as our bad habits add to pressure
- October 11, 2017

We have a system that is designed in the middle of the 20th Century which is struggling to accommodate the needs of the 21st century. Unless these needs are an integral part of the Government's plans for reform, we believe it will be impossible to find a sustainable solution, and that there is a genuine risk that we will sleepwalk into a crisis in social care in the near future. (more...)
Philippine Lawmakers Reject Fifth Duterte Cabinet Pick Philippine Lawmakers Reject Fifth Duterte Cabinet Pick
- October 11, 2017

Paulyn G. Ubial as Secretary of the Department of Health is hereby approved", Pimentel said. "It's a process which must be respected", Honasan said. The PhilHealth employees mainly accused Ubial of mismanagement. Vice President Leni Robredo, who served as Housing Secretary and Information and Communications Technology Secretary Rodolfo Salalima resigned, while another Cabinet secretary, former Interior Secretary Ismael Sueno was sacked by Duterte amid allegations of corruption. (more...)
Odia engineer stabbed to death in B'luru Odia engineer stabbed to death in B'luru
- October 11, 2017

Bengaluru police said after a party at his friend's residence on Sunday night, Mishra returned home around 2.45 a.m. A friend dropped him near his apartment after which he called his girlfriend and told her he will meet her in a few minutes. (more...)
Candidates for Virginia governor set for 3rd, final debate | State News Candidates for Virginia governor set for 3rd, final debate | State News
- October 11, 2017

Libertarian Cliff Hyra was not included but tweeted during the debate. The last televised debate between the two candidates is being held tonight at the University of Virginia's College at Wise. "We are honored to join the Southwestern Virginia Technology Council and the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy in hosting the debate on our campus". (more...)
Serbia qualifies for World Cup, Ireland into playoffs Serbia qualifies for World Cup, Ireland into playoffs
- October 11, 2017

It's scheduled to be at 1 pm Irish time. The four seeded teams can only be drawn against the unseeded teams . The 1-0 win in Wales represented an enormous step in the right direction, but Martin O'Neill's side aren't preparing for Russian Federation just yet. (more...)
Global childhood obesity rates now 10 times higher than in 1975 Global childhood obesity rates now 10 times higher than in 1975
- October 11, 2017

In 1975, 3% of British girls aged five to 19 were classified as obese, a total of 200,000. While obesity in children and teens appears to have plateaued in rich countries, its rise continued in low- and middle-income countries, they found. (more...)
Watch This 11-Year-Old Girl's Reaction To Long-Awaited Adoption News Watch This 11-Year-Old Girl's Reaction To Long-Awaited Adoption News
- October 11, 2017

The office manager at her school, Jackie Alexander, delivered the good news and her heartwarming reaction was caught on tape by the security cameras. Alexander, an employee at American Heritage of South Jordan in Utah, said she's known Tannah, a sixth-grade student, for almost two years. (more...)
Metro fare hike to benefit Ola, Uber, will launch satyagraha: AAP Metro fare hike to benefit Ola, Uber, will launch satyagraha: AAP
- October 11, 2017

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Board, in its meeting last evening, refused to withhold the fare hike , strongly opposed by the Delhi government. on Wednesday that would continue on Thursday and on Friday at 12 noon when AAP workers will lay siege to the Union Urban Development Ministry housed in Nirman Bhavan here. (more...)
Britain 'Draws Up Battle Plan for War with North Korea' Britain 'Draws Up Battle Plan for War with North Korea'
- October 11, 2017

One option involves deploying HMS Queen Elizabeth , the UK's flagship aircraft carrier to the region before she has undergone flight trials, joining USA warships off the Korean peninsula, prior to its entry-into-service date of 2020. He also told a fringe meeting at the Conference that the country "should not be squeamish about" deploying combat troops in a future war. Speaking to reporters at HM Naval Base Clyde last month, Mr Fallon said: "Today the nuclear dangers are intensifying from ... (more...)
New homeless camp area opens in San Diego New homeless camp area opens in San Diego
- October 11, 2017

Many are beginning to offer vaccines to their homeless populations, which are considered most at risk. San Diego's outbreak then spread to Santa Cruz County , where 70 people have been infected so far, said county public health manager Jessica Randolph. (more...)
FDA Approves Implant To Treat Sleep Apnea FDA Approves Implant To Treat Sleep Apnea
- October 10, 2017

The Remede sleep system, an implanted device that treats central sleep apnea, has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. In central sleep apnea, the brain fails to send signals down the phrenic nerve (which runs from the neck to the diaphragm) to cause the diaphragm to breathe. (more...)
Chickens test positive for West Nile virus in Santa Barbara County Chickens test positive for West Nile virus in Santa Barbara County
- October 10, 2017

In San Luis Obispo County, a dead bird found in Atascadero on September 18 tested positive for West Nile virus. Overall, county officials say activity levels of West Nile virus are down from the same time in 2016. Residents are advised to empty standing water on their property and wear long sleeves and repellents when outdoors. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has monitored the spread of West Nile virus since 2001 among wild birds, horses, mosquitoes and people. (more...)
Waymo ad campaign aims to get the public behind self-driving cars Waymo ad campaign aims to get the public behind self-driving cars
- October 10, 2017

Waymo , which began as the Google self-driving auto project, said the campaign will begin on Monday in Arizona, where the company is testing self-driving cars. Waymo's campaign is timely as reports surfaced last week that the company could be launching an autonomous ride-hailing fleet in Phoenix as early as this month. (more...)
'My daughter is going through menopause at age five' 'My daughter is going through menopause at age five'
- October 10, 2017

Tam, who has two other children, has set up a GoFundMe page to raise funds for the expensive hormone replacement therapy that her daughter is due to begin. The youngster endured years of doctors visits who dismissed her height as genetic and symptoms of vomiting and infections as being a result of being in daycare. (more...)
Bunco For Breast Cancer planned for October 19 Bunco For Breast Cancer planned for October 19
- October 10, 2017

The investigators analyzed 1006 women who were reportedly working before their diagnosis. They believe it could help to reduce the number of women required to undergo a mastectomy by around a third. The study suggested the number of women with BRCA1 and 2 mutations who now choose to have a mastectomy could reduce by a third - from 50% to about 36%. (more...)
Australia ex-hockey player guilty of cancer fraud Australia ex-hockey player guilty of cancer fraud
- October 10, 2017

For more than two years the former Redkite employees annual salary from the charity organisation was $75,000. At the end of 2015, she asked for a transfer to Redkite's Sydney office on compassionate grounds. Kathryn Hubble, 32, is expected to be sentenced in Sydney's Downing Centre Local Court next week for making and using false documents to obtain a financial advantage. (more...)
LSI Architects signs Time to Change mental health awareness pledge LSI Architects signs Time to Change mental health awareness pledge
- October 10, 2017

Thomas Reynard (pictured second from the left), chief operating officer, who also took part in the training said: 'We all acknowledge that in the event someone suffers a minor injury in a workplace environment that a trained first aider will be on hand to offer help. (more...)
Pres. Trump says USA should change tax law to punish NFL Pres. Trump says USA should change tax law to punish NFL
- October 10, 2017

Pence said in a statement: "I left today's Colts game because President Trump and I will not dignify any event that disrespects our soldiers, our Flag, or our National Anthem ". Later Sunday, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones warned that players who refused to stand for the anthem risked being benched. She suggested fans who disagree with Jones should boycott the team's advertisers and not buy the team's merchandise. (more...)
Traders Secrets on Extended Stay America, Inc. (STAY), Regions Financial Corporation (RF)
- October 10, 2017

Paulson & CO. Inc. purchased a new stake in Extended Stay America during the fourth quarter worth about $455,411,000. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 15,145,372 shares of the company's stock valued at $293,215,000 after acquiring an additional 5,044,514 shares during the last quarter. (more...)
Namibia: Hippos Killed By Possible Anthrax Outbreak Namibia: Hippos Killed By Possible Anthrax Outbreak
- October 10, 2017

Anthrax, a potentially deadly bacterial disease, is known for killing big game, cattle, and sometimes even humans. Director of parks and wildlife management at Namibia's Ministry for the Environment and Tourism, Colgar Sikopo said that the same case has happened in Zambia before and it mainly occurs during the low level of the river. (more...)
Aamir Khan contributed to post-production of 'Secret Superstar' Aamir Khan contributed to post-production of 'Secret Superstar'
- October 10, 2017

The-two-film-old actor has managed to acquire two huge skills through the journey of these films. So Zaira had to learn to play the guitar and look convincing as a singer as that was a condition he had put for her. The trailer of the film has been receiving a great response from all corners. I would go to her daily to rehearse the song, so we would not miss out on anything. (more...)
SEBI files contempt-of-court proceedings in SC against Sahara SEBI files contempt-of-court proceedings in SC against Sahara
- October 10, 2017

Sahara chief Roy had sought permission for an agreement with Victor Koenig UK Limited for an investment of United States $1.67 billion in Aamby Valley . The auction includes an integrated hill city township, Aamby Valley City Development spread over 6,761 undulating acre of land. Now with the police having taken over the valley, the auction has gone for a toss, the petition added. (more...)
Northern Trust Corp Purchases 157223 Shares of Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (GPI)
- October 10, 2017

Squarepoint Ops LLC trimmed its investment by shedding 2,291 shares a decrease of 14.2% in the quarter. (NYSE:GPI) earned "Sector Weight" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Friday, February 12. The firm had a rise in short interest of 1.42% as of September 15, 2017 from the last reporting period. PAG was included in 2 notes of analysts from September 15, 2016. (more...)
Park National Corp /oh/ Bought A Little More AbbVie Inc. (ABBV) Stock
- October 10, 2017

The company holds 1.6 billion outstanding shares and 1.59 billion shares are floating in market. Insider Trading is buying and selling of a security by a person who has access to material information related to a security that is not available to general public. (more...)
Saudi Arabia set to curb attempts to finance terrorism Saudi Arabia set to curb attempts to finance terrorism
- October 10, 2017

Speaking on October 9, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the deal to supply the long-range S-400 air-defense missile systems to Riyadh "isn't directed against any third country". "They pose a threat for our countries and for other states, from where they came from". Both Washington and Saudi Arabia accuse Tehran of aggressive and disruptive behavior in the region. (more...)
Egypt through to World Cup for first time since 1990 Egypt through to World Cup for first time since 1990
- October 10, 2017

The win sent hundreds of thousands of fans across Egypt celebrating, honking auto horns and waving the country's red, white and black flags. Egypt players celebrate after qualifying for the 2018 World Cup on Sunday. That turmoil affected the team, too, with the record seven-time African champion failing to qualify for three straight African Cups from 2012-2015 before making a return this year. (more...)
Japanese 'mutant' chickens are laying eggs with cancer-fighting drugs Japanese 'mutant' chickens are laying eggs with cancer-fighting drugs
- October 10, 2017

Eventually, they hope to lower the price to less than 10 per cent of the current level. The team of scientists from the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) in the Kansai region of Japan used genome-editing on chicken DNA by introducing genes that produce interferon beta into the precursors of chicken sperm. (more...)