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Snapchat CEO blames rival social networks for fake news Snapchat CEO blames rival social networks for fake news
- November 29, 2017

The hope is that the app shows users more of what they want with as little friction as possible. Spiegel also hinted that Snapchat would adopt a Facebook-style news feed somewhere within the app - though in his op-ed, he said this won't be curated by friends as per Facebook , but by a Netflix-style algorithm. (more...)
Merck and Pfizer's Checkpoint Inhibitor Fails to Treat Gastric Cancer
- November 29, 2017

Shares in Merck KGaA were little changed while Pfizer stock was up 0.4 percent at 1521 GMT. "Gastric cancer in the third-line setting is a particularly hard-to-treat and heterogeneous disease, and importantly, this was the first trial conducted with a checkpoint inhibitor compared to an active chemotherapy comparator rather than placebo in a global patient population", said Luciano Rossetti, M.D., E. (more...)
I Helped Build APC, Can't Leave Like Atiku - Adamawa Governor I Helped Build APC, Can't Leave Like Atiku - Adamawa Governor
- November 29, 2017

He said the APC remains a strong party in Adamawa despite the departure of Abubakar. He also said he was ready to support whoever emerges at the primary election to ensure that person's victory at the 2015 presidential election. "Well, APC is strong, we have 25 members in the state assembly, 23, in fact, 24 now because one of them have moved to the APC, so, 24 out of 25 members in the house of assembly are APC", he said. (more...)
Matt Lauer fired from NBC News after complaint of 'inappropriate sexual behavior' Matt Lauer fired from NBC News after complaint of 'inappropriate sexual behavior'
- November 29, 2017

Lauer was the highest-paid person at NBC News, NPR's David Folkenflik notes. "He is beloved by many, many people here", she said. Lauer is the latest media figure to be accused of sexual misconduct in a wave of revelations that have been made public since the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke last month. (more...)
Government says new restrictions on foreign farm buyers will avoid Trump, Brexit Government says new restrictions on foreign farm buyers will avoid Trump, Brexit
- November 29, 2017

It says the new direction will strengthen New Zealand's overseas investment regime and welcome high-quality investment. "It sends a message that the New Zealand Government is at the forefront of trying to deal with some of the excesses of globalised capital. (more...)
Marriage can lower risks of dementia, worldwide study suggests Marriage can lower risks of dementia, worldwide study suggests
- November 29, 2017

The researchers pooled data from 15 studies... These looked at the potential role of marital status on dementia risk, and involved more than 800,000 participants from Europe , North and South America , and Asia . According to research by French and United Kingdom scientists out today, marriage may be the key to lowering the risk of one of the world's most common diseases. (more...)
Smart condom to rate performance, measure calories burnt Smart condom to rate performance, measure calories burnt
- November 29, 2017

As well as judging performance, the device can check for potential sexually transmitted infections, lights up, and notes how long each sex session has lasted. "A person will be able to anonymously access stats to compare with other i.Con users worldwide", the British Condoms website added. British Condoms, the UK's largest online condom store have today announced that they have developed the newest installment of wearable technology - the i.Con - the worlds first smart condom ring. (more...)
Singapore Charges Activist for Organizing Assemblies Without Permit Singapore Charges Activist for Organizing Assemblies Without Permit
- November 29, 2017

Activist Jolovan Wham Kwok Han was charged in court on Wednesday (Nov 29) with organising public assemblies without a permit, vandalism and refusing to sign his statement to police. Wham is said to have committed vandalism while riding on a train that day. The Malaysian was hanged the next day after he was earlier convicted of importing 22.24g of heroin into Singapore. (more...)
College Student 'Owes' Over 200K to Charity After Tweet Goes Viral College Student 'Owes' Over 200K to Charity After Tweet Goes Viral
- November 29, 2017

Speaking to Buzzfeed News, she says, "It hit me that a lot of kids have the reality of having to be in the hospital with their families". "That's where I kind of got the idea to give back this holiday season ", she added. But knew she couldn't keep her Twitter promise. The 19-year-old plans on making good on her donation, even if it won't be anywhere near the total. Speaking to Bustle, she says, "I would have to say to just keep the positivity up". (more...)
Tim Southee to miss first West Indies test Tim Southee to miss first West Indies test
- November 29, 2017

He's been in good form recently taking three wickets against the Windies in their tour opener against New Zealand A last week and 19 wickets in three domestic matches for Auckland. Mike Hesson says they'll make a call on Ferguson or Henry's inclusion in the XI at training tomorrow. Three days ahead of the first Test on December 1, the Basin Reserve surface in Wellington was covered with grass, nearly indistinguishable from the rest of the outfield. (more...)
DJ Snake Visits Bangladesh To Raise Awareness for Rohingya Refugee Crisis DJ Snake Visits Bangladesh To Raise Awareness for Rohingya Refugee Crisis
- November 29, 2017

Bangladesh's government approved the plan on Tuesday to develop the island, despite criticism from humanitarian workers. Planning Minister Mustafa Kamal said it would take time to return the refugees. Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed to take assistance from the United Nations refugee agency for the repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims, Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood Ali said on Saturday. (more...)
Global Progress Against Malaria at Risk as Funding Stalls Global Progress Against Malaria at Risk as Funding Stalls
- November 29, 2017

According to WHO's latest malaria report, the world is not on track to reach these critical milestones. A major problem is insufficient funding at both domestic and global levels, resulting in major gaps in coverage of insecticide-treated nets, medicines, and other life-saving tools. (more...)
Arsene Wenger rules out selling Sanchez and Özil in January Arsene Wenger rules out selling Sanchez and Özil in January
- November 29, 2017

I meet him for the first time tomorrow. Ozil is now strongly linked with a move to either Barcelona or Manchester United , with the latter representing a return to playing under his former Real Madrid counterpart Jose Mourinho , and former Arsenal star Ian Wright claims he believes the latter looks a likely move at present. (more...)
Puerto Rico Agrees FEMA to Approve How Disaster Aid Is Spent Puerto Rico Agrees FEMA to Approve How Disaster Aid Is Spent
- November 29, 2017

Also in Texas, 30 employees helped families clean their homes of debris and start the rebuilding process as part of the Habitat Hammers Back campaign launch. Hundreds of Puerto Ricans are coming to Northeast Ohio to escape the wreckage of Hurricane Maria, and thousands more are expected to arrive over the coming months. (more...)
Dad's final love letter to daughter for birthday goes viral Dad's final love letter to daughter for birthday goes viral
- November 29, 2017

However, this story about a girl from Tennessee would leave you in tears. "Every year I looked forward to my birthday because I felt like he was still here with me but this is the last year I get them so it's so heart breaking", she wrote in a tweet . (more...)
Grijalva wants apology over 'sexual harassment' article Grijalva wants apology over 'sexual harassment' article
- November 29, 2017

The staffer, whose name has been withheld, accused Grijalva of creating a hostile work environment by frequently being drunk. He alleges that he and an unnamed employee worked with the House Employment Counsel to reach an agreement for a severance package. (more...)
Pyrrolidine-2-carboxylic acid Market Analysis, Dynamics, Forecast and Supply Demand 2017 Pyrrolidine-2-carboxylic acid Market Analysis, Dynamics, Forecast and Supply Demand 2017
- November 29, 2017

Inosinic Acid Market and its full set of analysis are now available through Intense Research, including comprehensive Inosinic Acid data on pricing and savings. Additionally, type wise and application wise consumption figures are also given. Applications of Fatty Acid Methyl Ester (FAME) Market are Surfactant and Lubricant base oils. (more...)
Love, Simon: Watch the first trailer for 2018's groundbreaking gay teen romance Love, Simon: Watch the first trailer for 2018's groundbreaking gay teen romance
- November 29, 2017

It's really encouraging to see these kinds of stories come so far. If you've been waiting for another good teen movie, wait no longer because Love, Simon is coming. Anyone who's familiar with Berlanti's pioneering work on Dawson's Creek - he wrote primetime television's first gay kiss - knows that he's the flawless director for this project. (more...)
Time from HIV infection to diagnosis improves in US: CDC Time from HIV infection to diagnosis improves in US: CDC
- November 29, 2017

The lag time between when someone is infected with HIV and when they are diagnosed is getting shorter but many still go years without knowing their status, potentially infecting others, and more than half live in southern states like Georgia, according to a new study. (more...)
Braves hire Tinnish, promote Minasian in front office revamp Braves hire Tinnish, promote Minasian in front office revamp
- November 29, 2017

Fisher was just hired as assistant GM in September, but that was before an global scouting fiasco led to the entire restructuring of the team's front office. Major League Baseball made major waves when it banned Coppolella for life following a violation of draft rules. The Braves hired Minasian away from the Blue Jays in September and have now hired Tinnish away from the Blue Jays as well. (more...)
CDC: Potentially Tainted Raw Milk Sold In Tri-State Area
- November 28, 2017

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is advising anyone who consumed raw milk products sold by Udder Milk to seek medical attention after a New Jersey woman became infected after drinking the brand of milk. Udder Milk's website says the company offers raw milk, yogurt, sour cream, butter and various cheeses, as well as camel milk. "Some people may choose to consume raw milk because of perceived or believed health benefits". (more...)
Regulator allows pharmacies to sell Viagra without prescription Regulator allows pharmacies to sell Viagra without prescription
- November 28, 2017

Those aged 18 and over will no longer need to see a GP for a prescription after the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) announced that it is changing the status of Viagra Connect tablets so they can be sold in pharmacies following a conversation with a pharmacist. (more...)
Matt Hardy Teases Returning to Matt Hardy Teases Returning to "Broken" Gimmick On "Raw"
- November 28, 2017

Recently, Matt Hardy began a mini-feud with Elias in which he warned the musical Superstar not to push him for fear of the consequences, and followed that up with this tweet. Wyatt himself was nearly broken two months ago, with a planned appearance as Sister Abigail set to put a literal bow on his character's worst year ever before the real life Windham Rotunda was bailed out by a serious viral infection just before the show. (more...)
PDP chair: Daniel denies stepping down for Dokpesi PDP chair: Daniel denies stepping down for Dokpesi
- November 28, 2017

Gbenga daniel stated this when he came to meet with party members in Ilorin, the Kwara State Capital, met a divided house. "It is not done that way". "We are working very hard at it". The statement said that the report in one of the National dailies claiming that former President Goodluck Jonathan wants the National chairman to come from a particular zone is not only a fabrication from the reporter but deliberately meant to mislead. (more...)
Oregon State reports another case of meningococcal disease Oregon State reports another case of meningococcal disease
- November 28, 2017

The disease primarily afflicts young people and can spread in group living situations such as dormitories. "Our thoughts and support are with this student for their full recovery", said Steve Clark, vice president of university relations and marketing at Oregon State University. (more...)
Judge: Doctor who doesn't use computer can't regain license Judge: Doctor who doesn't use computer can't regain license
- November 28, 2017

Under the terms of the agreement , she could reapply to regain her license, but the burden would be on her to prove that she did no wrong. Konopka has built a loyal following in New London , population 4,400, and surrounding towns because she brings a personal touch that is attractive to patients tired of battling big hospitals and inattentive doctors. (more...)
FDA warns about dog 'bone treats' after reports of pets getting sick FDA warns about dog 'bone treats' after reports of pets getting sick
- November 28, 2017

If you're planning on giving your dog a stocking full of bone treats this year, you may want to reconsider, after a warning issued by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says several dogs have become sick or died from dog bone treats. The FDA also received seven reports of product problems, such as moldy-appearing bones, or bone treats splintering when chewed. Chicken bones and other bones from the kitchen table can cause injury when chewed by pets, too. (more...)
Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC Raises Stake in McDonald's Corporation (MCD)
- November 28, 2017

Mc Donald's Corporation now has $136.86B valuation. Univest Corp Of Pennsylvania accumulated 2,033 shares or 0.13% of the stock. The company's stock had a trading volume of 963,233 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,472,034. Grandfield & Dodd Llc increased M & T Bk Corp (MTB) stake by 103.1% reported in 2017Q2 SEC filing. Bancorp Of New York Mellon reported 4.20M shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. (more...)
Takes $330000 Position in Inogen, Inc (INGN)
- November 28, 2017

Rhumbline Advisers holds 1.71M shares. The SI to Inogen Incorporated's float is 7.64%. About 4.05 million shares traded. Inogen (NASDAQ: INGN ) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The company has market cap of $547.64 million. The Company's product candidates are the antibacterials omadacycline and sarecycline. Among 6 analysts covering Inogen (NASDAQ:INGN), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. (more...)
Patisserie Valerie eyes new factory as profits up 17% Patisserie Valerie eyes new factory as profits up 17%
- November 28, 2017

The company's pre-tax profits also increased from £17.2m to £20.2m during the period. Johnson's prediction that any fall in sterling would not be a primary concern for his business appears to have been vindicated through these results, as Patisserie Holdings has also managed to open 20 stores over the last 12 months and is targeting 20 more for 2018. (more...)