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Kemper bolsters auto insurance biz in $1.4B merger with Infinity

Kemper bolsters auto insurance biz in $1.4B merger with Infinity Smith Asset Management Group LP purchased a new position in shares of Infinity Property and Casualty in the 4th quarter worth $1,654,000. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.22 in 2017 Q3. After $0.75 actual earnings per share reported by Garmin Ltd. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.00% EPS growth. Ohio-based Dean Investment Associates Limited Company has invested 0.46% in In... [Full Article...]

Pierce Brosnan called out over tobacco advertisement

Pierce Brosnan called out over tobacco advertisement Additional Director (Health) SK Arora told the national daily that the department had received information on the company promoting the "surrogate product" through different media platforms. Actor Pierce Brosnan has found himself at the centre of an worldwide incident after his freakish appearance in an Indian campaign for chewing tobacco in 2016 belatedly put him in the crosshairs of officials ... [Full Article...]

Kerala: 5 dead in a blast in Cochin Shipyard

Kerala: 5 dead in a blast in Cochin Shipyard The deceased, all of them Keralite employees in the shipyard, have been identified as Gavin Reji, M M Ramshad, Unnikrishnan, K B Jayan and Kannan. The spokesperson told media that two more are trapped inside. Out of these, 4 people are reported to have died. "My heartfelt condolences to bereaved families", Gadkari tweeted . Meanwhile, Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday ordered an ... [Full Article...]

In first, transgender woman able to breastfeed

In first, transgender woman able to breastfeed In the abstract, the objective of the case states, "Our report describes a case of nonpuerperal induced lactation in a transgender woman ". The patient instead made a decision to take on the role of being the primary food source for her infant. [Full Article...]

Ex-Techster Mickie DeMoss hears Women's Basketball Hall of Fame's call

Ex-Techster Mickie DeMoss hears Women's Basketball Hall of Fame's call Throughout her 17-year professional playing career, Thompson was a four-time WNBA champion with the Houston Comets (1997, 1998, 1999, 2000), a member of the WNBA All-Decade team, an eight-time All-WNBA team selection, a nine-time WNBA All-Star, and the WNBA All-Star MVP in 2000. [Full Article...]

FDA approves first ever blood test to diagnose concussion

FDA approves first ever blood test to diagnose concussion The Brain Trauma Indicator , reviewed under the FDA's De Novo premarket review pathway, measures levels of proteins known as UCH-L1 and GFAP , that are released from brain into the blood within 12 hours of a head injury. In a clinical study conducted at several sites in Europe and North America, researchers gathered 1,947 individual blood samples from adults with suspected mTBI/concussion. [Full Article...]

Davis' double-double leads Pelicans past Pistons

Davis' double-double leads Pelicans past Pistons New Orleans (29-26) needs every win it can collect to capture a lower seed in the Western Conference playoffs. He shot 57.1% from the field, making 8 of his 14 attempts (9/13 from the line). T.J. McConnell had a triple-double with 10 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists. Kadeem Smithen secured the rebound and made 1 of 2 free throws to cap the scoring. [Full Article...]

National Health Spending at $3.5 Trillion in 2017, CMS Says

National Health Spending at $3.5 Trillion in 2017, CMS Says The recent Republican-led tax overhaul will additionally take a toll on health care spending by reducing the number of people with health insurance: By 2026, the researchers estimate , about 89.3% of the population will have some kind of health coverage, down from 91.1% in 2016. [Full Article...]

Telegram zero-day let hackers spread backdoor and cryptocurrency-mining malware

Telegram zero-day let hackers spread backdoor and cryptocurrency-mining malware Kasperksy uncovers Telegram vulnerability that allows malicious crypto-mining Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Lab has uncovered a vulnerability in the Telegram desktop app which allows the social messaging app to be exploited for mining cryptocurrencies . [Full Article...]

Road to Brexit: Boris insists Brexit a cause for 'hope not fear'

Road to Brexit: Boris insists Brexit a cause for 'hope not fear' But the address from the Policy Exchange forum in London contained some less traditional quotes. He used his speech to insist that " Brexit can be grounds for much more hope than fear". He argued: "It's not about shutting ourselves off; it's about going global". According to Mr Johnson, Brexit is "not some great V-sign from the cliffs of Dover", but was "the expression of legitimate and nat... [Full Article...]

'Thirteen Reasons Why' Author Expelled From Writers' Group Over Harassment Charges

'Thirteen Reasons Why' Author Expelled From Writers' Group Over Harassment Charges I will continue to leave my accusers to their anonymity in order to save them and their families from further hurt'. Though he was banned from the organization a year ago, this is all coming to light now in part due to the #MeToo movement . [Full Article...]

Peace process in Myanmar will benefit NE states

Peace process in Myanmar will benefit NE states New Mon State Party and the Lahu Democratic Union signed the National Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) after meeting Suu Kyi and the military's commander-in-chief, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, in the capital Naypyitaw last month. Tuesday's signatories have not actively clashed with the army for some time but were part of a bloc of ethnic armed groups that resisted signing the ceasefire pact unde... [Full Article...]

Students, Others Killed In Kano Road Accident

Students, Others Killed In Kano Road Accident When contacted, Head of Operations, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Bauchi State Command, Mr. Paul Guar, confirmed the accident, saying that it occurred at Gaya, which is under the jurisdiction of Jigawa State Command. "Two of the injured were taken to Gaya General Hospital while the remaining one has been referred to a Specialist Hospital in Kano", Daura said. Ibrahim-Daura said all the corps... [Full Article...]

Pet Products Recalled for Salmonella Infection Risk

Pet Products Recalled for Salmonella Infection Risk See a list of all products that have been recalled now and in the past here. The Darwin's Natural raw pet food that the dog had been fed was also positive for Salmonella . The codes for these cases are 9900008, 9900009, 9900014, and 9900015. The Colorado Department of Agriculture found the Salmonella in two 4-ounce packs of Beefy Munchies. [Full Article...]

Iran President Rouhani to visit India on Feb 15

Iran President Rouhani to visit India on Feb 15 During the visit of the President Rouhani, both nations would review the progress achieved in bilateral relations and also exchange views on regional and global issues of communal interest. Indo-Iranian bilateral trade during the fiscal year 2016-17 was $12.89 billion. According to the European Commission, the E.U. exported over €8.2 billion worth of goods to Iran in 2017, up 27.8 percent year... [Full Article...]

No Valentine's Day, celebrate Maha Shivratri instead: Lucknow University to students

No Valentine's Day, celebrate Maha Shivratri instead: Lucknow University to students He said that last year, the university had not issued such an order on Valentine's Day "because last year February 14 was not a holiday and there were teachers present to maintain peace". Students have termed the diktat "regressive" adding that it was counterproductive to the ongoing attempts to modernise the education system in India. [Full Article...]

Notley gives BC days to back down before escalating trade dispute

Notley gives BC days to back down before escalating trade dispute Alberta Premier Rachel Notley will not attend this weekend's NDP Convention in Ottawa. But, Notley, correctly, would not say if or when her government might take such action. "The ball is in B.C.'s court". Conservative natural resources critic Shannon Stubbs, however, said the government has been all talk and no action to this point and fears the government is happy to let the project die. [Full Article...]

Liam Miller Has Been Laid To Rest In Cork

Liam Miller Has Been Laid To Rest In Cork Miller is survived by his wife Clare and his three children Kory, Leo and Belle. Mr Sheedy said his bravery was never more apparent than when he was diagnosed with oesophageal cancer. Former teammates Chris Sutton, John Hartson, Wayne Rooney and Rio Ferdinand have been also been paying tribute on social media. Today, Miller's requiem mass was held in St. [Full Article...]

Experimental flu drug could kill the virus in one day

Experimental flu drug could kill the virus in one day In contrast, participants treated with one of the most common flu medications, oseltamivir (sold under the brand name Tamiflu), took 72 hours, and people taking a placebo required 96 hours to beat the virus. Both Japanese and American flu patients were included in the trial. While we all wait for the long-anticipated universal flu vaccine to arrive, the regular flu vaccination is still your be... [Full Article...]

Irish charities condemn behaviour of Oxfam staff in Haiti and Chad

Irish charities condemn behaviour of Oxfam staff in Haiti and Chad Winnie Byanyima, who became executive director of Oxfam International in 2013, said she was saddened by what took place in 2010 and that it could not happen under systems and rules put in place since. "That's what I would say, there was no protection for victims". Oxfam acknowledged that some employees of the British branch were guilty of misconduct in Haiti, but denied covering this up in ord... [Full Article...]


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