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SC slams Khap Panchayat, asks Centre for suggestions to protect couples SC slams Khap Panchayat, asks Centre for suggestions to protect couples
- February 07, 2018

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra today said "Whether it is parents, society or anyone, they are out of it". "Who has appointed you as guardians of society or its conscience keeper?" If a third party does interfere it comes in the way of two people functioning their fundamental right, freedom of choice. (more...)
PDP to FG: Come out clean on herdsmen killings PDP to FG: Come out clean on herdsmen killings
- February 07, 2018

While commending its members for their unalloyed support, the leadership of the party said it is prepared for the 2019 elections and will ensure that all Nigerians aspiring to elective offices are free to contest on the platform of the PDP. (more...)
Another flu death in Monroe Co. as cases continue to rise Another flu death in Monroe Co. as cases continue to rise
- February 07, 2018

Georgia, along with 48 other US states, is experiencing widespread influenza activity, with 37 flu-related deaths now reported in Georgia, including four in north Georgia - and those numbers are expected to increase since the flu season has not yet peaked. (more...)
In blow to GOP, Supreme Court won't block PA redistricting In blow to GOP, Supreme Court won't block PA redistricting
- February 06, 2018

Last month, the Justices had put on hold a lower federal court ruling striking down that plan, drawn by the GOP-controlled legislature almost two years ago. Since those cases are not likely to be decided until late May or in June, that could be too late to develop a new redistricting plan for North Carolina for this year's election, even if the Justices do rule that deliberate partisan favoritism in drawing election maps violates the Constitution. (more...)
Robert Wagner's Story Doesn't Robert Wagner's Story Doesn't "Add Up", Say Police
- February 07, 2018

We're at a standstill, so we thought we'd give it one more shot to the public". Wood and her then-husband Robert Wagner were onboard his yacht, the Splendor, along with their friend and fellow actor Christopher Walken and Capt. Wood's sister, Lana Wood, told Inside Edition that she doesn't believe Wagner has told investigators the full story about what happened on the boat. (more...)
Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO) Announces Special Dividend of $0.81 Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO) Announces Special Dividend of $0.81
- February 07, 2018

The company has market cap of $37.79 million. The latest exchange of 0.91 Million shares is below its average trading activity of 797.17 Million shares. CHMA's SI was 286,300 shares in February as released by FINRA. The firm has "Neutral" rating by JP Morgan given on Friday, December 29. UBS downgraded the shares of NVO in report on Monday, February 8 to "Sell" rating. (more...)
Allergan plc Earnings Ahead: Quick Glance Allergan plc Earnings Ahead: Quick Glance
- February 06, 2018

The stock was purchased at an average cost of $163.30 per share, for a total transaction of $1,633,000.00. Wellington Management Company LLP is the second biggest holder with 20 million shares now valued at 4.02 B million whilst Govt Of Singapore InvestCorp has 17 million shares valued at 3.01 B million. (more...)
Publix reverses policy on HIV drug Publix reverses policy on HIV drug
- February 07, 2018

We offer generous health coverage to our eligible full-time and part-time associates at an affordable premium and are committed to the health and well-being of our associates and their families", tweeted Publix. The company is one of the few Fortune 500 companies that did not participate in the Human Rights Campaign's 2018 Corporate Equality Index , which is used as a benchmarking tool for LGBTQ workplace equality. (more...)
Pfizer/Astellas' Xtandi cuts risk of prostate cancer spread
- February 06, 2018

Patients who received Xtandi plus androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) were able to significantly reduce the risk of developing metastases or death by 71 percent compared to ADT alone. Pfizer's chief operating officer Albert Bourla told analysts last week that he does not see generic abiraterone having a big impact on its franchise, as Xtandi has some key advantages, including dosing frequency, no need for co-administration with steroids and no need to monitor patients on a monthly basis. (more...)
BOK Financial (BOKF) Price Target Raised to $100.00
- February 06, 2018

Wedbush also issued estimates for BOK Financial Corporation's FY2017 earnings at $5.39 EPS and FY2018 earnings at $5.64 EPS. Below is a list of BOK Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: BOKF ) latest ratings and price target changes. (NYSE:SF). State Street invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE:V). Victory Management holds 0.2% or 866,045 shares. (NYSE:V) for 4,148 shares. (more...)
Fetal alcohol disorders prevalent in the US Fetal alcohol disorders prevalent in the US
- February 06, 2018

Previous FASD estimates were based on smaller study populations and did not reflect the overall USA population. Only two of these kids had already been diagnosed with fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, even though many of their parents and guardians were aware that their children faced learning and behavioral challenges. (more...)
Asma murder case: Police take two suspects into custody Asma murder case: Police take two suspects into custody
- February 06, 2018

On January 14, body of the four-year-old Asman was found in nearby sugarcane fields. The autopsy report revealed that the child had been killed by pressing her throat after being raped. KP Education Minister Atif Khan confirmed the development to DawnNews and said that the authorities in Punjab had contacted KP IG Salahuddin Khan Mehsud over telephone in connection with the DNA test. (more...)
No players kneel during national anthem at Super Bowl No players kneel during national anthem at Super Bowl
- February 06, 2018

According the the New York Post , Pink skipped some of the words during the songs, relying on her backup singers at a concert at Nomadic Live at the Armory in Minneapolis. Patriots quarterback Tom Brady broke with Trump on the issue last fall, calling Trump's comments "just divisive". After the ceremony, Trump and his entourage went inside to watch the Super Bowl but reportedly left halfway through the third quarter to make the short journey to Palm Beach International Airport, where ... (more...)
'Amazing, bodywide effects': Stanford researchers say cancer vaccine eliminates tumors in mice 'Amazing, bodywide effects': Stanford researchers say cancer vaccine eliminates tumors in mice
- February 06, 2018

Some immunotherapy approaches thus rely on the stimulation of the immune system, which often involves hard side effects. Not only did this "vaccination" eliminate the tumor, but it would also have removed the untreated metastases. Compared to standard treatments which try to stimulate the entire body's immune system at once and raises costs, the Stanford vaccine only delivers a small amount of medication to a specific tumor area. (more...)
Deutsche Bank Upgrades US Bancorp (USB) to "Buy"
- February 06, 2018

The stock decreased 4.01% or $2.28 during the last trading session, reaching $54.62. U.S. Bancorp had 84 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB) touched its 1-Year High price of $58.50 on 01/29/18 and its 1-Year Low price of $49.53 on 09/07/17. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.04 in Q3 2017. (more...)
Institutional Investors Love Compass Minerals International Inc (NYSE:CMP)
- February 06, 2018

About 64,978 shares traded. Ameriprise Financial Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Compass Minerals International by 13.4% in the 2nd quarter. About shares traded. Financial Counselors, a Missouri-based fund reported 70,017 shares. 15,087 are owned by Oppenheimer And. Swiss Natl Bank has invested 0% in Compass Minerals International, Inc. (more...)
Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt Sells 12300 Shares of Medtronic plc. (NYSE:MDT)
- February 06, 2018

The company has market cap of $114.30 billion. The stock decreased 0.17% or $0.08 during the last trading session, reaching $45.95. About 2.44M shares traded. LLC now owns 26,842 shares of the medical technology company's stock worth $2,382,000 after buying an additional 1,538 shares during the period. Wells Fargo downgraded the shares of MDT in report on Monday, October 9 to "Market Perform" rating. (more...)
Theresa May told to kick out hardline Brexiteers by backbencher Anna Soubry Theresa May told to kick out hardline Brexiteers by backbencher Anna Soubry
- February 06, 2018

Ms Soubry said unless Theresa May stood up and saw off these people "she is in real danger of losing huge swathes of not just the parliamentary party but the Conservative Party". "They are not proper Conservatives ". In particular, Soubry is concerned that softer suggestions as to how we might reframe our relationship with the European Union such as remaining in the single market and customs union or negotiating our membership of the European Free Trade Association have been completely ... (more...)
Bitcoin price dips below $6000 as cryptocurrency tumble continues Bitcoin price dips below $6000 as cryptocurrency tumble continues
- February 06, 2018

Other worries are plaguing the digital currency market, particularly around a cryptocurrency called tether. Leading cryptocurrency bitcoin has lost 24 percent in the last 24 hours, plunging to $6,000 on Tuesday. Also, the stock market crash is expected today which may have a further effect on cryptocurrency market. "Crypto is being driven by daily negative news ", said Craig Erlam, a senior market analyst in London at online trading firm Oanda Corp. (more...)
US Transgender Teen Population 'Orders of Magnitude' Larger, Study Finds
- February 06, 2018

The study is an analysis of a 2016 statewide survey of nearly 81,000 Minnesota teens. Almost 2,200 identified as transgender or gender nonconforming. In order to improve the emotional health of the growing member of transgender youth, Rider suggests that the study should encourage doctors to ask teens how they identify and if they are experiencing harassment. (more...)