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Storm Caroline latest: Some homes 'to be without power all night' Storm Caroline latest: Some homes 'to be without power all night'
- December 10, 2017

The Met Office has issued a yellow warning of snow, with up to 20cm possible on higher ground. The previous Atlantic storm, named Brian, hit Ireland in late October, less than a week after what began as Hurricane Ophelia. The Met Office said: "During Friday, increasingly frequent snow showers already affecting parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland and northern England will extend across many other northern and western parts of the UK". (more...)
HBO officially renews Big Little Lies for season 2 with new director HBO officially renews Big Little Lies for season 2 with new director
- December 10, 2017

The show's seven-episode second season will be directed and executive produced by Andrea Arnold , who dazzled audiences previous year with the critically acclaimed road film "American Honey ". "Relationships will fray, loyalties will erode ... the potential for emotional and bodily injury shall loom". During season 1, Jean-Marc Vallée ( Dallas Buyers Club ) shot all seven episodes. (more...)
Zaira Wasim molested on board Delhi Mumbai flight Zaira Wasim molested on board Delhi Mumbai flight
- December 10, 2017

The 17-year-old actor was travelling from Delhi to Mumbai when a co-passenger sitting behind her put his feet on her armrest under the pretext of "resting due to turbulence". "The lights were dimmed so it was even worse". We are carrying out detailed investigation and will support Zaira in every way required. Air Vistara , in a reply, said that an investigation is on and there's a "zero tolerance" for such a behaviour. (more...)
Noteworthy Stocks: Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW), KeyCorp. (KEY)
- December 10, 2017

Lowe's Companies, Inc .'s beta is 1.14 whilst the stock has an average true range (ATR) of 1.97. Among active positions in the latest quarter, 610 holders increased their positions by a total of 61.84 million shares, 601 holders decreased the positions by a total of 74.06 million shares, and 159 holders held their positions. (more...)
Drilling Down Into Philip Morris International Inc. (PM)
- December 10, 2017

Skylands Cap Limited Company holds 126,600 shares or 0.44% of its portfolio. The rating was initiated by Citigroup with "Neutral" on Tuesday, September 13. First Foundation Advisors stated it has 2.71% of its portfolio in Philip Morris International Inc . The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Tuesday, June 20 with "Hold". (more...)
Bayesian Capital Management LP Takes Position in Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY)
- December 10, 2017

The stock increased 0.94% or $0.58 during the last trading session, reaching $62.42. The stock had a trading volume of 5,266,284 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,405,977. Cowen & Co maintained Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (NYSE:BMY) rating on Monday, August 14. As per Wednesday, December 2, the company rating was upgraded by Guggenheim. (more...)
Officials urge flu season preparedness
- December 10, 2017

Symptoms include fever, headache, extreme tiredness, dry cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy nose and muscle aches. "Especially now, during the holiday season of crowds and gatherings of friends and family, everyone older than 6 months should get a flu shot", said Vermont Health Commissioner Mark Levine. (more...)
PDP Convention: Drummers, petty traders in uncontrollable frenzy PDP Convention: Drummers, petty traders in uncontrollable frenzy
- December 09, 2017

The post PDP Convention: Drummers, petty traders in uncontrollable frenzy appeared first on Vanguard News . In spite of assurances from Chairman of the Convention Planning Committee, Dr. "If we come back, a bag of rice selling now for N20, 000 will come down to N7, 000". Former President Goodluck Jonathan and ex-Vice President Atiku Abubakar have reiterated their positions that they have no preferred candidate in today's national convention. (more...)
Arfield's ice cool finish gives Burnley win over Watford Arfield's ice cool finish gives Burnley win over Watford
- December 09, 2017

This time we have two options - him or Troy. The Dutch full-back was more out of control than out for blood but his reckless challenge on Steven Defour invited referee Lee Probert to make a decision which titled the scales decisively in the Clarets' favour. (more...)
Zaheer Khan's picture goes viral after Sania Mirza's hilarious reaction Zaheer Khan's picture goes viral after Sania Mirza's hilarious reaction
- December 09, 2017

The grand reception of the celebrity couple was attended by friends in the B-town and the social media were flooded with striking pictures and videos of the event. She wrote, " Looks like he is honeymooning alone ". Sagarika meanwhile shared a picture of Zaheer soaking in the sun. After the marriage, the couple flew to Maldives, to celebrate their honeymoon. (more...)
Karishma Tanna Asks Hina Khan To Practice What She Preaches Karishma Tanna Asks Hina Khan To Practice What She Preaches
- December 09, 2017

Rocky calls Hiten, an epitome of patience. She asks Hiten to come out of Vikas's shadow. Teary-eyed Hiten fill them in his arms. The past week took the Bigg Boss 11 contestants through an emotional wringer. He also mocks about Akash getting evicted this week. He applauds Puneesh and Luv's bonding with their respective fathers. He compliments Shilpa and tells her that she is his favorite. (more...)
BVB Coach: Real Madrid not Champions League favourites BVB Coach: Real Madrid not Champions League favourites
- December 09, 2017

Up front, they could again be without Gareth Bale due to a calf problem. "We have to look for solutions". "I feel for the injured players, today it is Varane, but that is why we have a squad", added Zidane, who didn't rule out the possibility of reinforcing the squad next month. (more...)
Windies take wickets in afternoon session Windies take wickets in afternoon session
- December 09, 2017

But the Windies showed signs of life in Hamilton, restricting New Zealand to 286 for seven at stumps thanks to Gabriel's three-wicket haul (3-83), while Miguel Cummins (2-33), Kemar Roach (1-45) and debutant Raymon Reifer (1-36) also impressed. (more...)
60 years of prison for USA team doctor 60 years of prison for USA team doctor
- December 09, 2017

Michigan State officials communicated with Schuette after conducting an internal review into the Nassar case. Larry Nassar , the MI doctor charged by dozens of teenagers and women of assaulting them, was sentenced to 60 years in federal prison on Thursday for child pornography crimes. (more...)
Wreaths Across America Dec. 16 at Kansas Veterans' Cemetery in WaKeeney Wreaths Across America Dec. 16 at Kansas Veterans' Cemetery in WaKeeney
- December 09, 2017

If anybody knows of a veteran buried in the City Cemetery or wants to purchase an honor wreath for a veteran buried in any local cemetery, please contact a Civitan member about placing the wreath on the veteran's grave, Parker said. It's a way to honor their service, but at the Raleigh National Cemetery, some local families might discover that their loved one's grave might be without. (more...)
Viagra is about to get a lot cheaper Viagra is about to get a lot cheaper
- December 09, 2017

Pfizer Inc. will begin selling the white pill at half the $65-a-pill retail price on Monday, when its patent-protected monopoly ends. Though the pharmaceutical giant's patent protecting Viagra from generic competition ends only in 2020, it has signed a settlement with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, which allows the latter to sell its competitive product from December 11, 2017, paying Pfizer a royalty for a license to produce its generic version. (more...)
IL Increases Stake in Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX)
- December 09, 2017

The shares were sold at an average price of $115.01, for a total transaction of $1,511,576.43. Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX ) has a beta of 1.21, compared to a beta of 1 for the market, which implies that the stock's price movements are more extreme than the market as a whole. (more...)
Zimbabwe proposes budget aimed at reviving bleak economy Zimbabwe proposes budget aimed at reviving bleak economy
- December 08, 2017

The minister said overally, measures contained in the 2018 budget were aimed at restoring market and investor confidence, ensuring discipline in management of public finances and ensuring policy consistency, clarity, credibility and predictability. (more...)
Utah Jazz vs Houston Rockets Instant Reactions: Utah's identity crisis continues Utah Jazz vs Houston Rockets Instant Reactions: Utah's identity crisis continues
- December 08, 2017

Mitchell has hit 61 3-pointers through his first 25 games - the most ever in National Basketball Association history by a rookie through his first 25 contests - and has shot 40 percent or better from long distance in six straight games. He also had 13 assists. Houston's effective field goal percentage was its biggest advantage over Utah . On the road, Houston is 8-3 ATS with 7 unders and 4 overs. (more...)
New estimate says 46 million Americans headed to Alzheimer's New estimate says 46 million Americans headed to Alzheimer's
- December 08, 2017

Alzheimer's risk is growing and 46 million Americans now could be in the early stages of the brain disease , according to new estimates from the University of California, Los Angeles. Costing Americans more than $259 billion each year, Alzheimer's is the most expensive disease in the U.S. It has no treatment or cure. Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other cognitive abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life. (more...)