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Mexico Is Called World's Second Most Violent Country

Mexico Is Called World's Second Most Violent Country Voronkova said the number of homicides rose in 22 of Mexico's 32 states during 2016 and the rivalries between cartels increased in violence. The Armed Conflict Survey 2017 report estimated the death toll from Mexico's drug war in 2016 to be 23,000, second worldwide to the 50,000 estimated to have been killed in Syria's civil war. [Full Article...]

Laval-based Valeant posts first profit in 18 months

Laval-based Valeant posts first profit in 18 months Higher EPS estimate is noted at $1.20 while lowest EPS estimate among analysts is targeted at $0.68. Barclays PLC's price target indicates a potential upside of 65.98% from the stock's current price. It now has negative earnings . Its up 0.80, from 0.65 in 2016Q3. 49 funds opened positions while 82 raised stakes. The average volume stands around 21.1 million shares. [Full Article...]

FDA grants accelerated approval to Bavencio for advanced urothelial carcinoma

FDA grants accelerated approval to Bavencio for advanced urothelial carcinoma The study that led to the approval of avelumab was a single-arm trial that enrolled 242 patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma. The most frequent serious adverse reactions included urinary tract infection/urosepsis, abdominal pain, musculoskeletal pain, creatinine increased/renal failure, dehydration, hematuria/urinary tract hemorrhage, intestinal obstruction/small int... [Full Article...]

3 children killed in house fire north of Houston

3 children killed in house fire north of Houston A lot of them were sleeping on the second floor. A photo of the children involved in the fire was given to Eyewitness News by a family member. Each of the officers was treated at a hospital and released. Three police officers, one with Oak Ridge North Police Department and two with Shenandoah Police Department, suffered smoke inhalation after they tried to rescue family members from the flames. [Full Article...]

White cop files lawsuit claiming he was subject to racism

White cop files lawsuit claiming he was subject to racism Brown also claims that the mayor, who retired in January, told racist jokes. It began last autumn when Brown took a genetic test on Ancestry.com, a site that helps users piece together their family tree, revealing he was 18 per cent African American . [Full Article...]

Marsh Supermarkets seeks to reorganize in bankruptcy

Marsh Supermarkets seeks to reorganize in bankruptcy A spokesman said that the company is still looking for a buyer or investor. Five parties expressed interest in purchasing some combination of stores, and some of these parties are still engaged in due diligence, according to the document. [Full Article...]

Brazil's ex-leader Silva faces corruption judge for 1st time

Brazil's ex-leader Silva faces corruption judge for 1st time Supporters of Lula marched from a makeshift camp to the city centre, where students, unionists and housing activists took turns at the megaphone blasting Moro and defending Lula. Surrounded by left-wing militants, the political leader waved a Brazilian flag before heading to his deposition. In his two terms in office, he oversaw an unprecedented economic boom and the country's first real experimen... [Full Article...]

Ransomware attack: What you need to know

Friday's strike showed the potential for cyber sneak attacks to create far-reaching consequences in countries like Britain, which has a single-payer, socialized healthcare structure. Patrick Ward, a 47-year-old sales director, said his heart operation, which was scheduled for Friday, was cancelled at St. Bartholomew's Hospital in London . [Full Article...]

Cyberattack: Up to 74 countries affected by ransomware, say experts

Now comes word that networks around the world are under attack Friday. "We are aware that a number of NHS (National Health Service) organizations have reported they have suffered from a ransomware attack", May said, while speaking on the campaign trail in the UK. [Full Article...]

Despite landslide victory, Macron has his work cut out for him

Macron has just a month to prepare for the next electoral fight; French voters will go back to the polls for parliamentary elections in early June (with a second round on June 18). Macron won the presidency with 66 percent of votes cast for a candidate. Demonstrators were protesting against both Macron and Marine Le Pen, the far-right candidate he defeated, in Menilmontant, a northeastern Paris ... [Full Article...]

China increases access to its market for American companies

China increases access to its market for American companies Overtures have also been made toward giving US payment card companies and credit ratings firms access to the Chinese market. Beef companies, credit card firms and liquefied natural gas exporters emerged as potential corporate winners on Friday in the wake of trade agreements reached between the United States and China. [Full Article...]

Vijay Mallya's extradition hearing deferred to June 13

Vijay Mallya's extradition hearing deferred to June 13 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 9 (ANI): A former employee of Kingfisher Airlines on Tuesday appealed to courts in Britain to declare Businessman Vijay Mallya guilty. The bench observed that Mallya has neither filed a reply to the contempt plea, nor has he appeared in person before it. He said the government was unsure of how to get back the money but that the court's order was important and M... [Full Article...]

With new president, new faces for French parliament

But Macron will be cautious about inviting too many prominent former Socialists into his movement as that would lend credence to the arguments of his conservative opponents that Macron's administration will be a continuation of outgoing President Francois Hollande's unpopular administration. [Full Article...]

Eric Holder: Sessions Memo 'Dumb on Crime'

Eric Holder: Sessions Memo 'Dumb on Crime' Larry Hogan, seeks to reduce incarceration and redirect the financial savings into treatment for offenders. "You can't solve the drug epidemic for the problem that society has been on drugs by jailing people. Sessions said his directive is a "key part of President Trump's promise to keep America safe". The new guidelines are a departure from an Obama-era policy that eased prosecutions of pe... [Full Article...]

Credit Suisse Upgraded Energy Transfer Partners LP (NYSE:ETP) To 'Outperform'

Credit Suisse Upgraded Energy Transfer Partners LP (NYSE:ETP) To 'Outperform' The Company's Investment in ETP segment includes the ETP's operations, which include intrastate transportation and storage operations; interstate transportation and storage operations; midstream operations; liquids transportation and services operations; ETP's Investment in Sunoco Logistics; Retail Marketing operations, and ETP's other activities and Investments. [Full Article...]

'King Arthur: Legend of the Sword' Review

Charlie says Guy commented on his physique so much during the audition process that at one point he lost his cool with the filmmaker. Hunnam plays the title character in Ritchie's latest film, King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword , which follows Arthur as he discovers his capabilities after he draws the sword from the stone. [Full Article...]

Lebanon blames Israel for anti-Hezbollah telecoms hacking

Lebanon blames Israel for anti-Hezbollah telecoms hacking Israel "is scared and anxious of any future confrontation. and knows that it could be inside the occupied Palestinian territories", Nasrallah said. Nasrallah also strongly dismissed allegations that Hezbollah is seeking demographic changes in neighboring Syria, emphasizing that Takfiri militant groups, backed by the United States, Turkey and some Persian Gulf states, are forcing such changes in ... [Full Article...]

United Kingdom hospitals report tech problems in possible cyberattack

Digital spokesman, said in a phone interview that 16 organizations including "hospitals and other kinds of clinician services" have been subjected to the cyberattack. Earlier today, Spain's National Cryptology Centre said various local firms were being targeted by this same variant of the WannaCry virus, including Telefonica and several energy suppliers. [Full Article...]

British hospitals hit by cyber attacks

NHS Digital, which oversees United Kingdom hospital cybersecurity, says the attack used the Wanna Decryptor variant of malware, which infects and locks computers while the attackers demand a ransom. Trusts and hospitals, including East and North Hertfordshire, North Cumbria, Morecambe Bay hospitals, Blackpool, and Barts Health in London are reportedly affected by the cyber attack. [Full Article...]

Sessions' predecessor slams sentencing policy

Sessions' predecessor slams sentencing policy It is anticipated that Sessions' new policy will drastically increase the number of prosecutions and incarcerations. "It's no coincidence that the Sessions memo was quietly signed on the same day the President was making major headlines for firing FBI Director Comey because of his investigation of Trump - this policy is unjust and unwise and can't withstand even minimal public scrutiny", Durbi... [Full Article...]


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