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Corporations Pledge Millions Toward Relief Efforts For Tropical Storm Harvey Corporations Pledge Millions Toward Relief Efforts For Tropical Storm Harvey
- August 29, 2017

Mr Edwards said life-saving efforts such as search and rescue and shelters are needed, especially in south-west Louisiana where forecasters say 10 to 20ins (25 to 51 cms) of rain could fall. Eighteen of Texas's 254 counties have qualified for federal help due to the disaster, triggering aid from Washington's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). (more...)
Amazon Echo gets major audio upgrade - 'Alexa, play music everywhere' Amazon Echo gets major audio upgrade - 'Alexa, play music everywhere'
- August 29, 2017

Amazon has already allowed for third-party companies to make speakers that use Alexa, and it's even opened up its hardware build for the Echo speakers, allowing for other manufacturers to make speakers with the same microphone array. The feature, at launch, works across some - but not all - of the music services supported by Echo. That could potentially impact demand for Apple's device. (more...)
Family of 6 drowns in van during attempt to flee Harvey floods Family of 6 drowns in van during attempt to flee Harvey floods
- August 29, 2017

Hiser-Jackson has been in touch with her family in Houston, she said, who told her that one of the elderly couple's sons was on his way to meet them and take them to his house when they were swept away. "They haven't located the bodies, but from what my aunt has said, the auto is still in the water". Virginia Saldivar said her brother-in-law could only watch as the van disappeared under water. (more...)
Police, Senator Misau Disagree Over Desertion Allegation Police, Senator Misau Disagree Over Desertion Allegation
- August 29, 2017

The Force Spokesman also averred that the resignation letter being displayed by Senator Misau was forged and should be investigated. He also accused the Police Service Commission, PSC, of encouraging corruption in the Police Force and vowed never to honour his invitation by the Police. (more...)
MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc (NYSE:MSM) Institutional Investors Quarterly Sentiment
- August 29, 2017

Estee Lauder Companies Inc (NYSE:EL) has risen 1.49% since August 26, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.50% the S&P500. Currently, the 14-day ADX for MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc (MSM) is 52.58. Investors sentiment increased to 0.93 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.12, from 0.81 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 35 investors sold MSC Industrial Direct Co Inc shares while 105 reduced holdings. (more...)
Newcastle United flop Siem De Jong agrees three-year deal with Ajax Newcastle United flop Siem De Jong agrees three-year deal with Ajax
- August 29, 2017

It's worth pointing out De Telegraaf is increasingly a pro-Ajax newspaper, and these leaks about De Jong's transfer fee could possibly be seen as PR by the Dutch side, to show they've got the best deal possible for the midfielder. And more players are set to leave - either on loans or permanent deals - between now and Thursday night's transfer deadline. Benitez - whose side beat West Ham United 3-0 on Saturday - is also keen to recruit an experienced goalkeeper and another striker to add ... (more...)
AIIMS Doctors Conducting Historic Operation to Separate Head of Two Conjoined Twins AIIMS Doctors Conducting Historic Operation to Separate Head of Two Conjoined Twins
- August 29, 2017

However, the outcome of the surgery would depend on multiple factors, they have said.They were admitted in AIIMS on July 14. A 30-member team of medical professional of AIIMS, which did pre-surgery assessment of the twins, was convinced that the surgery is doable and the brothers have "good" chances of survival, sources said. (more...)
Obaze wins PDP's gov primary in Anambra, Uba kicks Obaze wins PDP's gov primary in Anambra, Uba kicks
- August 29, 2017

He said: "By the powers conferred on me, I hereby declare Oseloka Obaze , having scored the highest vote as the candidate of the PDP for the Anambra governorship election". He will contest against the likes of Incumbent governor, Willie Obiano (APGA) and Tony Nwoye (APC). And these loyalists look towards the party and when you deny their participation, you deny them that incentive they get from being the torchbearers of the party. (more...)
Obaze wins PDP's gov primary in Anambra, Uba kicks Obaze wins PDP's gov primary in Anambra, Uba kicks
- August 29, 2017

He said: "By the powers conferred on me, I hereby declare Oseloka Obaze , having scored the highest vote as the candidate of the PDP for the Anambra governorship election". He will contest against the likes of Incumbent governor, Willie Obiano (APGA) and Tony Nwoye (APC). And these loyalists look towards the party and when you deny their participation, you deny them that incentive they get from being the torchbearers of the party. (more...)
US Marshals seize 'unapproved' cancer treatment US Marshals seize 'unapproved' cancer treatment
- August 29, 2017

The FDA is taking aim at stem cell clinics using unproven and potentially hazardous treatments. One of its actions included the seizure of smallpox vaccines obtained by a stem cell treatment company as part of an untested cancer therapy. (more...)
Destiny 2 - PC Graphics Options Destiny 2 - PC Graphics Options
- August 29, 2017

First of all, it has been confirmed that the preload of the beta client is available for all those who have pre-ordered the game. Bungie has released the control scheme for you to memorize and it's fairly simple so you shouldn't have too much trouble remembering it. (more...)
A Pack Of Cigarettes Now Costs $13 In NYC A Pack Of Cigarettes Now Costs $13 In NYC
- August 29, 2017

The mayor said the city wants to assist in gratitude for all those who helped NY cope after Superstorm Sandy struck in 2012. "We continue this fight against "Big Tobacco" because we're losing thousands of people that we don't need to lose getting hooked on a very risky product", de Blasio said before signing the legislation at a public hospital in Brooklyn. (more...)
Court orders final forfeiture of Diezani's N7.6bn loot Court orders final forfeiture of Diezani's N7.6bn loot
- August 29, 2017

The agency said the monies were held and laundered through Gbenga Olu Komolafe, former Group Managing Director, Crude Oil Marketing Division of NNPC; Prince Haruna Momoh, former Group Managing Director, Petroleum Products Management Company (PPMC) and Umar Farouk Ahmed, Group Managing Director of Nigerian Products Marketing Company (NPMC) on behalf of Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke. (more...)
Aetna Letters Publicly Revealed Patients' HIV Status Aetna Letters Publicly Revealed Patients' HIV Status
- August 29, 2017

Sally Friedman, who is a Legal Director at Legal Action Center, said that people were devastated after receiving this letter, since majority chosen not to disclose their HIV status to friends and family members and this is how their close ones found out. (more...)
BJP MLA Kirti Kumari from Rajasthan's Mandalgarh dies of swine flu BJP MLA Kirti Kumari from Rajasthan's Mandalgarh dies of swine flu
- August 29, 2017

Superintendent of SMS hospital, Dr Man Prakash, said that Kirti Kumari died due to H1N1. "Her condition had worsened". A team of at least 12 doctors was working round the clock looking after the MLA, her staff said. She was undergoing treatment at Jaipur's Fortis Hospital and breathed her last around 7 AM. In Rajasthan, Swine flu has claimed seven lives this year and according to experts, it has spread due to favourable climatic conditions. (more...)
Don't take us for a ride: HC slams Maharashtra Don't take us for a ride: HC slams Maharashtra
- August 29, 2017

The state government's move to accuse Justice Abhay Oka of Bombay high court of "harbouring serious bias" boomeranged on it while compelling it to withdraw the allegation, tender unconditional apology to the senior judge and also see the bench headed by him return to hear the group of petitions on noise pollution. (more...)
Goa: Vishwajit Rane leading in Valpoi by-election Goa: Vishwajit Rane leading in Valpoi by-election
- August 29, 2017

Goa Forward Party (GFP) and Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) have three each seats, NCP one, while three are independent. Expected as it was, the BJP won both the seats. The voting was conducted on August 23. The bypoll in Panaji was necessitated by BJP MLA Sidarth Kuncolienkar's resignation to enable Parrikar contest and become an MLA within six months of taking over as Chief Minister. (more...)
Michigan Unveils All-Maize Jordan Uniforms for Florida Game Michigan Unveils All-Maize Jordan Uniforms for Florida Game
- August 28, 2017

The game will be played AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas . - College football season is upon us once again and the 2017 season will start with a bright flash for the University of MI as Nike pulled the wraps off the all-maize Nike uniforms. (more...)
Urgent need for blood donors after Hurricane Harvey Urgent need for blood donors after Hurricane Harvey
- August 28, 2017

With more sustained rain forecasted, these cancellations and closures are likely to rise. Staff at the Blood Center of Wisconsin packed up blood Monday to send to Texas. "If you are able, please consider donating blood", Carla Alexander, a marketing and communications manager with United Blood Services, said in a press release cited by Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. (more...)
Pope Francis to visit Myanmar in November Pope Francis to visit Myanmar in November
- August 28, 2017

Speaking to pilgrims and tourists in St Peter's Square following the Angelus prayer, the Holy Father said: "Sad news has reached us of the persecution of our Rohingya brothers and sisters, a religious minority". The motto of the Bangladesh trip is "Harmony and Peace", while that of Myanmar is "Love and Peace", the Vatican said. Rohingya have been fleeing Myanmar to Bangladesh since the early 1990s and there are about 400,000 in the country, where they are a source of tension between ... (more...)