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Saskatchewan's Alberta licence plate ban a hurdle for Lloydminster contractors
- December 08, 2017

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Obese squirrel ransacks family's tray of candy for delivery workers Obese squirrel ransacks family's tray of candy for delivery workers
- December 08, 2017

After reviewing security footage, they discovered an obese, thieving squirrel stealing the treats. Bourdreaux explained that she and her family set up an elaborate display of treats outside their Maplewood residence for delivery workers coming by, and this year the unusual thief targeted all the priciest stuff, including about 25 squares of Ghiradelli chocolate, she said . (more...)
Barack Obama accused of comparing Donald Trump with Hitler Barack Obama accused of comparing Donald Trump with Hitler
- December 08, 2017

Still, the US has survived tough times before and will again, he noted, particularly mentioning the days of communist fighter Joseph McCarthy and former President Richard Nixon. "It's demeaning and beneath him". "I understand why he's angry but that was a horrific comparison", Watters said, per The Telegraph . The Hill reported that, while many of Obama's remarks were aimed at Trump, he did not directly mention the current president's name during his speech. (more...)
USA and South Korea Hold Large-Scale Military Exercises as War Fears Grow USA and South Korea Hold Large-Scale Military Exercises as War Fears Grow
- December 08, 2017

China has reportedly conducted military drills in response to the massive Vigilant ACE joint air drills the USA and South Korea kicked off on Monday. The drills follow reports last week that North Korea had successfully conducted another ballistic missile launch across Japan as the country continues to pursue its nuclear ambitions, as it continues to threaten both the US and South Korea with wholesale nuclear destruction. (more...)
Cyclone Ockhi; INS Kalpeni rescues 180 more fishermen Cyclone Ockhi; INS Kalpeni rescues 180 more fishermen
- December 08, 2017

A P8-I long-range maritime patrol aircraft detected a fishing vessel, St Damian, late Tuesday night some 180 miles northwest of Kavaratti and directed INS Chennai to render assistance. said there would be 45-55 kmph wind along Kerala coast and hence fishermen should be "advised to avoid venturing" into the sea". Meanwhile, the Government received information that several fishermen from Kerala were also traced in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Gujarat coasts. (more...)
Tax plan would hurt grad students and undergrads Tax plan would hurt grad students and undergrads
- December 08, 2017

Judkins said the section, if passed, would not just affect graduate students, but would harm universities as a whole. Penn State graduate students marched against the GOP-led plan on November 29, and they and their fellow graduate students across the nation should continue their vocal opposition. (more...)
BRIEF: New Forecast Shows 6 Million with Alzheimer's Disease, Cognitive Impairment BRIEF: New Forecast Shows 6 Million with Alzheimer's Disease, Cognitive Impairment
- December 08, 2017

Keith Fargo of the Alzheimer's Association said in a statement that, "It's virtually all extrapolation". Brookmeyer estimates that today about 2.4 million Americans are living with mild cognitive impairment due to Alzheimer's disease. "There are about 47 million people in the USA today who have some evidence of preclinical Alzheimer's, which means they have either a build-up of protein fragments called beta-amyloid or neurodegeneration of the brain but don't yet have symptoms", Brookmeyer said. (more...)
Lavrov: Russia to continue collective work on Karabakh conflict settlement Lavrov: Russia to continue collective work on Karabakh conflict settlement
- December 08, 2017

He said the United States supports the efforts of the OSCE Minsk Group to find a lasting solution to the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, according to Trend. "The collective approach contains the solution principles that the sides have accepted, but have not implemented yet", the minister said. Russia, along with the US and France, is a co-chair country of the OSCE Minsk Group established to broker a peace to the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. (more...)
Analysts are on the Bearish side about Selective Insurance Group, Inc
- December 08, 2017

Menta Capital LLC purchased a new stake in HCI Group during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $224,000. The stock increased 6.47% or $3 during the last trading session, reaching $49.35. Its up 35.8% from 12.69 million shares, reported previously. Security National holds 1,150 shares. Selective Insurance Group's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 23.92%. (more...)
Amalgamated Bank Acquires 58581 Shares of Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX)
- December 08, 2017

TrimTabs Asset Management LLC now owns 4,296 shares of the coffee company's stock worth $250,000 after acquiring an additional 2,199 shares during the last quarter. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Friday, November 3 by Nomura. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Starbucks from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. (more...)
New Hampshire Is First State to Opt Out of FirstNet New Hampshire Is First State to Opt Out of FirstNet
- December 08, 2017

A copy of the public portion of the committee report-some parts were not released, due to their competitive nature or because of attorney-client privilege-reveals that the Opt-Out Review Committee believes that "there are numerous risk-mitigation measures that should be required of Rivada in order to protect the state's interests" in an "opt-out" scenario. (more...)
TVS Motor acquires 14.78% stake in Ultraviolette Automotive
- December 08, 2017

Ultraviolette Automotive was founded by Niraj Rajmohan (CEO) and Narayan Subramaniam (CTO) in December 2016, and the company now comprises a 13-member team. In October 2016, Hero MotoCorp had acquired 26-30 per cent stake in Ather Energy, an electric two-wheeler firm, for Rs 180 crore. Bengaluru-based Ather unveiled its first electric two-wheeler, the Ather S340, in February, which is set to go into production soon in 2018. (more...)
Sangamo Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGMO) Undervalued by 5.7%
- December 08, 2017

The sales growth rate for a stock is a measure of how the stock's sales per share (SPS) has grown over a specific period of time. Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd owned approximately 0.08% of Sangamo Therapeutics at the end of the most recent quarter. (more...)
B'luru: Journalist Ravi Belagere detained for giving 'supari' to kill colleague B'luru: Journalist Ravi Belagere detained for giving 'supari' to kill colleague
- December 08, 2017

According to police sources, Belagere's name came on the police radar during investigations into journalist Gauri Lankesh's murder. "When the Crime Branch interrogated a gun runner (Tahir Hussain) who was picked up four days ago, he mentioned Shashidhar Mundewadi, another sharpshooter who takes " supari " (contract) for such crimes", R. (more...)
SYNNEX Corporation (SNX) Analysts See $2.68 EPS
- December 08, 2017

Therefore 50% are positive. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.73 earnings per share . equities analysts forecast that Synnex Corporation will post 8.79 earnings per share for the current year. It opened the session with a $131.86 price tag, later ranging from $131.74 to $134.12, the range at which the stock has traded at throughout the day. (more...)
CRISPR breakthrough treats diseases like diabetes without cutting DNA CRISPR breakthrough treats diseases like diabetes without cutting DNA
- December 08, 2017

These are coupled to the dCas9, along with the usual guide RNAs that help them locate the desired section of DNA. This approach eliminates the risk of change of genes by mistake, which is seen as a major problem, and potentially opens up the way for the use of the technique Crispr to treat human diseases devastating. (more...)
New positive data for Kisqali combination in advanced breast cancer New positive data for Kisqali combination in advanced breast cancer
- December 08, 2017

Estimate the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) and determine the recommended dose (RP2D) of utomilumab in combination with ado-rastuzumab emtansine (T-DM1) or trastuzumab in subjects with HER2 positive advanced breast cancer . The study had a median follow-up of 46.1 months, during which time 264 patients had a recurrence, diagnosis of a new breast cancer, diagnosis of a new cancer outside the breast, or died. (more...)
Canola oil may worsen memory, learning ability Canola oil may worsen memory, learning ability
- December 08, 2017

Made of genetically modified rapeseed, a plant in the mustard family, canola oil has often been thought of as a healthier choice for cooking because it's low in saturated fat and has been shown to reduce cholesterol when compared to diets with higher saturated fat contents. (more...)
Papa nombra a Carlos Aguiar Retes nuevo arzobispo de México Papa nombra a Carlos Aguiar Retes nuevo arzobispo de México
- December 08, 2017

El pasado 6 de junio, Rivera Carrera entregó una carta de renuncia en la nunciatura de la Ciudad de México , tal como lo marca el Código de Derecho Canónico al cumplir los 75 años de edad. Fue ordenado sacerdote el 22 de abril de 1973 en la Catedral de Tepic. Estudió filosofía en el seminario de su diócesis y teología en Montezuma, Estados Unidos, y en Tula, Hidalgo. (more...)
Medtronic Plc (MDT) Holder Mitsubishi Ufj Trust & Banking Corp Lowered Stake
- December 08, 2017

Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Medtronic from a "hold" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Friday, August 25th. Medtronic Plc now has $110.32 billion valuation. Golub Gp Ltd Co stated it has 362,054 shares. Moreover, First Natl Bank Of Omaha has 0.69% invested in Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT). Marshwinds Advisory reported 16,771 shares stake. (more...)
In IIT Delhi placements, 500 hired in first 5 days In IIT Delhi placements, 500 hired in first 5 days
- December 08, 2017

In the first three days of the placement seasons, 47 offers were made to the students for various worldwide postings. "However, some students, who bagged global placements on December 1, preferred to opt for other options in India", the institute said, as quoted by Hindustan Times . (more...)
Casting new light on eclipse eye damage Casting new light on eclipse eye damage
- December 08, 2017

She also reported seeing a central black spot in the left eye. The peak obscuration of the sun's area by the moon was approximately 70%.Four hours later, she noted blurred vision, metamorphopsia, and color distortion, which were worse in her left eye. (more...)
Canada's health-care wait times hit new record-21.2 weeks Canada's health-care wait times hit new record-21.2 weeks
- December 08, 2017

The study looked at 12 medical specialties - everything from orthopaedic surgery to neurosurgery. Canadians wait more than four weeks for a CT scan and almost 11 weeks for a MRI scan, it adds. British Columbia Health Minister Adrian Dix pointed out that only 343 specialists in the province responded. There are about 5,900 specialists in B.C., so the Fraser Institute didn't hear from 94 per cent of them, he said. (more...)
Surgeon allegedly spoke on cellphone while performing operation Surgeon allegedly spoke on cellphone while performing operation
- December 08, 2017

Mitchell Baker, Edwards' lawyer, said his client is fluent in English and Spanish and could understand what the doctor was saying. But Edwards claims she was left traumatised by the operation, for which she was fully conscious throughout, having only gone under local anaesthetic. (more...)
Former Patriots, Colts coach Ron Meyer dies at 76 Former Patriots, Colts coach Ron Meyer dies at 76
- December 08, 2017

Indianapolis Colts head coach Ron Meyer on the sidelines during a 1989 game against the Miami Dolphins at Joe Robbie Stadium. The Patriots, being a veteran-heavy team, responded positively to Berry's laconic personality and advanced to the franchise's first Super Bowl a year later. (more...)
Zebra Technologies Corporation (ZBRA) Position Raised by Columbus Circle Investors
- December 08, 2017

About 52,611 shares traded. Zebra Technologies Corporation has a twelve month low of $79.82 and a twelve month high of $117.44. It has outperformed by 84.98% the S&P500. Independent Portfolio Consultants Inc holds 0% of its portfolio in Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:ZBRA) for 124 shares. Snow Mngmt Limited Partnership owns 45,968 shares. (more...)
Adding Tecentriq to Lung Cancer Treatment Boosts PFS 38% in Trial Adding Tecentriq to Lung Cancer Treatment Boosts PFS 38% in Trial
- December 07, 2017

A combination drug regimen pairing Roche's checkpoint inhibitor Tecentriq with three older cancer therapies cut the risk of disease progression or death by almost two fifths in previously untreated patients with a type of advanced lung cancer, when compared to the other drugs alone. (more...)
Viagra is about to get a lot cheaper Viagra is about to get a lot cheaper
- December 07, 2017

Teva Pharmaceuticals, a generic drug maker, can start retailing its own version, but has not announced its price. More generics are expected to come in the next year, which could lower the price by as much as 90 percent, experts said. "The move to make Viagra Connect more widely accessible will encourage men to seek help within the healthcare system and increase awareness of erectile dysfunction ", he said. (more...)
Experts Watch-list Companies: Altria Group, Inc. (MO), eBay Inc. (EBAY)
- December 07, 2017

Etrade Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Company reported 0.24% in Altria Group, Inc. The current volume for the company's stock is 8,431,887 and the average volume of trading is 7168.76. Profund Advisors Llc, which manages about $4.85 billion and $2.21B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in M & T Bk Corp (NYSE:MTB) by 3,146 shares to 5,875 shares, valued at $951,000 in 2017Q2, according to the filing. (more...)
Black Mirror Season 4 Gets 7 New Trailers and a Release Date Black Mirror Season 4 Gets 7 New Trailers and a Release Date
- December 07, 2017

However, Brooker previously said that there would be "different tones" in the fourth season of the anthology series, so perhaps viewers will not be too depressed by the time they finish watching all of the episodes. It stars Georgina Campbell, Joe Cole and George Blagden, and is directed by Game of Thrones' Tim Van Patten. Metalhead is a story about survival in a futuristic, seemingly post-apocalyptic world in which one specific kind of technology threatens humanity. (more...)