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Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo to land fifth Ballon d'Or Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo to land fifth Ballon d'Or
- December 07, 2017

In a ceremony that will take place in Paris on Thursday, Ronaldo will receive the 2017 Ballon d'Or award. Pictures shared on Instagram show the words "Quinto Triumfo", or "fifth triumph" inscribed on the boots. And it has arguably been one of the best years of his life off the pitch - after girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez gave birth to his fourth child . Barcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde believes the Ballon d'Or has no value. (more...)
Some birth control raises risk of breast cancer, study says Some birth control raises risk of breast cancer, study says
- December 07, 2017

The study of nearly 2 million women in Denmark looked at women using birth control methods such as the pill, NuvaRing, or implants. Overall, the study found that women who used birth control had a 20 percent increase in their relative risk for developing breast cancer. (more...)
Child insurance funds to run out Child insurance funds to run out
- December 07, 2017

Edwards. In nearly all states, children in families who earn up to 200 percent of the federal poverty level - the equivalent of $40,840 for a family of three - qualify for CHIP, according to KFF. But the program expired September 30th, and Congress has yet to agree on further funding. "As we continue to work to reach a broader agreement on extending funding for these vital programs, it is imperative that the bipartisan House package be the foundation for what ultimately becomes law". (more...)
Danilo Gallinari returning tonight vs. Timberwolves Danilo Gallinari returning tonight vs. Timberwolves
- December 07, 2017

Gallinari has been sidelined for weeks due to a strain in his left glute. He practiced Monday with the Agua Caliente Clippers of Ontario - the Clippers' development league team - and with the National Basketball Association club on Tuesday. (more...)
Vegas Golden Knights beat Anaheim Ducks in OT Vegas Golden Knights beat Anaheim Ducks in OT
- December 07, 2017

They have won only once during the trip, but two of the defeats came in shootouts. However, Anaheim got right back in it and ended up taking a one goal lead to the locker room. Second time playing a team, the game seems to go the same. Alex Tuch wins it with an incredible penalty shot and Subban saves all three. The Knights improve to 11-3-0 at home and hit the road to take on the Nashville Predators Friday. (more...)
DNR: 17 Montcalm Co. Deer Suspected or Confirmed to Have CWD DNR: 17 Montcalm Co. Deer Suspected or Confirmed to Have CWD
- December 07, 2017

The first chronic wasting disease deer was found in May 2015 and the DNR said they have tested 23,000 deer since. The other four deer were all from south of Billings near the Wyoming border. CWD can only be effectively detected in samples from dead animals. With the firearm deer season complete, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources has now identified a total of 30 free-ranging white-tailed deer that are confirmed or suspected to have chronic wasting disease. (more...)
No Exemptions During Odd-Even, Delhi Government Tells NGT No Exemptions During Odd-Even, Delhi Government Tells NGT
- December 07, 2017

The NGT has directed the Delhi government and neighbouring states to clarify their action plans and how they would implement the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) given the severity of the air quality. The NGT had however disapproved the exemptions given by the government. The NGT had on December 4 lashed out at the Delhi government for not filing a comprehensive action plan on ways to deal with severe air pollution in the city and slammed authorities for holding the India-Sri Lanka ... (more...)
PDP Convention: Govs won't force National Chairman on party -Okowa PDP Convention: Govs won't force National Chairman on party -Okowa
- December 07, 2017

While expressing delight at Atiku's return to the party, Adeyeye maintained that the former vice president could and would only make a speech at the convention but not cast a vote. Though he said there was nothing to show that President Muhammadu Buhari was part of the plot, he pleaded with him to intervene by calling the unnamed aides to order. (more...)
EVGA launches GTX 1070 Ti FTW Ultra Silent EVGA launches GTX 1070 Ti FTW Ultra Silent
- December 07, 2017

The manufacturer lists the card's peak power draw at 235 W, a slight increase over the 217 W figure it publishes for some of its other GTX 1070 Ti models. In addition, this graphics card is also fitted with a backplate as well. The EVGA GeForce GTX 1070 Ti delivers the incredible speed and power of NVIDIA Pascal - the most advanced gaming GPU architecture ever created. (more...)
Richard Corcoran backs stricter texting-while-driving proposal Richard Corcoran backs stricter texting-while-driving proposal
- December 07, 2017

Phillips said he questions how police would know whether a driver is using their phone to text or to navigate, which is not against the law. Currently, texting while driving is a secondary offense, meaning officers can only charge motorists with texting violations during traffic stops for other offenses, such as speeding. (more...)
UK Warns Government Agencies not to use Kaspersky Software
- December 07, 2017

Ciaran Martin, head of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), said Russian Federation aimed "to target United Kingdom central Government and the UK's critical national infrastructure" and highlighted the "obvious risks around foreign ownership" of firms that produce anti-virus software. (more...)
Leerink Swann Weighs in on AbbVie Inc.'s Q1 2018 Earnings (ABBV)
- December 06, 2017

The stock decreased 1.32% or $0.97 during the last trading session, reaching $72.43. About 4.60 million shares traded or 62.80% up from the average. ICON Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:ICLR) has risen 40.78% since December 6, 2016 and is uptrending. (more...)
Prosperity of Industrialization to Drive Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Market Growth Prosperity of Industrialization to Drive Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Market Growth
- December 06, 2017

Plasticell's award-winning combinatorial screening technology, CombiCult, allows it to test large numbers of cell culture variables to derive optimal laboratory protocols for any given outcome in cell biology, including stem cell expansion and differentiation, gene transduction and protein production, as well as the provision of human iPSC-derived cells for drug screening. (more...)
Nestle buying vitamin, supplement maker Atrium Innovations for $2.3B Nestle buying vitamin, supplement maker Atrium Innovations for $2.3B
- December 06, 2017

Nestle said it had struck a deal to acquire Atrium Innovations for US$2.3bn from investors led by U.S. private-equity firm Permira, which acquired the business in 2013. "We value Atrium's history as a highly successful company and welcome its 1,400 employees to the Nestle family", said Greg Behar, chief executive officer of Nestle Health Science, when the deal was announced December 5. (more...)
Global Medical Imaging Reagent Market Research Report 2017 Global Medical Imaging Reagent Market Research Report 2017
- December 06, 2017

This report identifies the Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging market drivers, challenges faced by the major player's growth rate expected in coming years . As a result, the Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging market overview guides the new aspirants to make vital business judgments. For industry chain analysis, the report covers upstream raw materials, equipment, downstream client survey, marketing channels, industry development trend and proposals, which more specifically include valuable ... (more...)
SC fires its offensive coordinator ahead of Outback Bowl SC fires its offensive coordinator ahead of Outback Bowl
- December 06, 2017

During the Gamecocks' bowl announcement press conference, head coach Will Muschamp was asked if Roper's status with the team might change. "We appreciate Kurt's contributions to our program and to the University and wish him all the best". On the scoreboard, they're averaging 24.1 points per game, good for 98th in the country. In his first year, Carolina fielded three starting quarterbacks before the job was earned by Jake Bentley. (more...)
Flu Vaccine Is Only 10 Percent Effective Flu Vaccine Is Only 10 Percent Effective
- December 06, 2017

Hospitalization and deaths were much higher than the national average. It is estimated that 140,000 to 710,000 people in the United States are hospitalized due to the flu. Gum says that even if the vaccine is five percent effective, people should still get it because that's a five percent chance out of 100 that you will be healthy. (more...)
Eating cheese daily may be good for your health Eating cheese daily may be good for your health
- December 06, 2017

A meta-analysis of 15 observational studies set out to determine how long-term cheese consumption affects the development and risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), coronary heart disease (CHD), and stroke. Nibbling on cheese a little bit a day helps keep heart disease at bay, researchers found. For the uninitiated, cheese has high levels of saturated fat, which has been linked to high cholesterol, atherosclerosis, and increased chances of developing a heart disease. (more...)
Skydiving Santa and Elf on the Shelf Recovering After Florida Beach Mishap Skydiving Santa and Elf on the Shelf Recovering After Florida Beach Mishap
- December 06, 2017

Now the avid skydiver has a broken leg, and newfound viral fame as the "Skydiving Santa" who had a tough tumble from the sky and onto the beach during a charity event over the weekend. "I don't know where elves get their information, but I guess he found out that Santa wanted to bring him a little more excitement and get him down to Madison, because he knew she'd be there selling raffle tickets and be in support of the event", he said. (more...)
Met Office warns of snow and ice Met Office warns of snow and ice
- December 06, 2017

The warning sees the impact level increased from low to medium. The Met Office said today (Tuesday) would be cloudy with temperatures of up to 8°C and tomorrow will be mild with light rain. Government forecasters expect this month to be hit by easterly winds - dubbed the "Beast from the East" - which frequently come from as far away as Russian Federation and Siberia to bring Britain's coldest winter weather. (more...)
Air pollution may cause permanent damage to your child's brain
- December 06, 2017

The UNICEF report notes that breathing in particulate air pollution can damage brain tissue and undermine cognitive development - which can set children back and have a lasting effect on their progress in life. The nano-particles, which easily get into the blood stream, are highly unsafe to the brain due to their magnetic charge and have also been linked to degenerative diseases. (more...)
Yemen's Saleh Lost His Life over Anti-Iran Stance Yemen's Saleh Lost His Life over Anti-Iran Stance
- December 06, 2017

The United Nations said a food shortage caused by warring parties blocking supplies has created the world's worst humanitarian crisis . Until recently, Saleh loyalists had been fighting alongside Iran-aligned Houthis in a war against the current president, Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi. (more...)
Shoppers Drug Mart Signs Agreement To Start Selling Weed
- December 06, 2017

The company said it will provide the pharmacy with four strains of dried marijuana flower in two different sizes and four cannabis oils. The pharmacy chain's parent company Loblaw Companies Ltd. "As the federal and provincial governments finalize their respective cannabis frameworks, we remain optimistic that they will allow pharmacists in stores, in communities to apply their professional care to medical cannabis patients". (more...)
Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc
- December 06, 2017

Geldner sold 2,250 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 28th. About 58,778 shares traded. Pharma Mar, S.A. (OTCMKTS:PHMMF) has 0.00% since December 4, 2016 and is. The stock has "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Monday, July 17. (NYSE:SKT) rating on Friday, November 10. On Tuesday, December 13 the stock rating was downgraded by Citigroup to "Sell". (more...)
Pier Capital LLC Sells 71535 Shares of TRI Pointe Group, Inc. (TPH)
- December 06, 2017

The company has a market cap of $2,580.00, a PE ratio of 16.05, a P/E/G ratio of 1.18 and a beta of 1.74. Also, CFO Michael D. Grubbs sold 300,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, October 19th. Therefore 56% are positive. The stock of Primerica, Inc. The firm has "Hold" rating by Zacks given on Wednesday, August 12. The rating was initiated by Susquehanna on Wednesday, March 30 with "Positive". (more...)
Delhi air quality back to 'severe' Delhi air quality back to 'severe'
- December 06, 2017

What can we do if you keep on changing everybody? Children are also suffering. "You simply keep holding meeting after meeting, and not do anything else". At 7 p.m., the volume of major pollutant PM2.5 or particles with diameter less than 2.5 micrometers in Delhi was 254 units and in Delhi-NCR it was 261 units - 10 times the safe limit. (more...)
MITI: Total trade in October 2017 surged by 19.8 percent
- December 06, 2017

The expansion was mainly on account of higher exports of electrical and electronic (E&E) products and petroleum products, collectively contributing 54.8% to total manufactured exports. The latest data suggests that the final quarter of this year could still be robust in Malaysia. "The October exports growth is slightly below our estimate of 19.9 percent albeit better than September's 14.8 percent growth", the United Overseas Bank (Malaysia)'s economist Julia Goh told Xinhua. (more...)
Medtronic Plc (MDT) Position Has Increased by Lazard Asset Management Llc
- December 06, 2017

Rothschild Asset Management Inc reported 756,133 shares. Ebix Inc. now has $2.41B valuation. The stock decreased 0.87% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $5.68. Oarsman stated it has 0.62% in Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT). The New York-based Family Mngmt Corporation has invested 3.1% in Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT). Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 740 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $102,000 after buying an additional 106 shares in the last quarter. (more...)
Hockey player found dead in vehicle in south Delhi Hockey player found dead in vehicle in south Delhi
- December 06, 2017

While the cops have it called a case of suicide, the family allege he was killed. No suicide note has been recovered so far. A country-made pistol was found in Rizwan's hand who was lying dead on the driver's seat. The police said that a call was received at 10.20 AM about a body inside a auto. My father and uncle went to take the bag. That's when they discovered Rizwan's auto in the parking lot. (more...)
Joe Smith's takeaways from Lightning-Islanders Joe Smith's takeaways from Lightning-Islanders
- December 06, 2017

A stray shot bounced straight to Yanni Gourde on that power play, leading to an easy goal to put the Lightning back on top 3-2. "They came out really strong and I think we came out flat", Gourde said. Lee's goal against Florida was his 100th in the National Hockey League and defenseman Nick Leddy notched an assist to give him 12 points in his last 10 contests while Josh Ho-Sang helped set up a pair of tallies to give him six points in as many games. (more...)