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Red Cross workers from Nebraska poised to help in Texas

Red Cross workers from Nebraska poised to help in Texas Grace said she and her team members will be heading to Bryan Thursday night and Friday to help the American Red Cross Texas Gulf Coast region through Tuesday or Wednesday. About 50 more Red Cross disaster relief workers and emergency response vehicles in the Omaha-based region were on standby, said Jill Orton, the Red Cross' regional chief executive officer for Kansas, Nebraska and southwest Iow... [Full Article...]

Holder Northern Trust Corp Lifted Philip Morris Intl INC (PM) Position

The value of the total investment in Philip Morris International Inc increased from $106,000 to $441,000 a change of 316.0% quarter over quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. Philip Morris International had a negative return on equity of 66.18% and a net margin of 9.36%. Shares of Philip Morris International Inc (NYSE:PM) traded down 0.619% on Thursday, hitting $114.745. [Full Article...]

Cyber attacks considered as cause of US Navy warship collisions

Cyber attacks considered as cause of US Navy warship collisions On Monday, the USS John S McCain collided with the Liberian-flagged Alnic MC in the Strait of Malacca east of Singapore as it was preparing to approach the port. Ten sailors assigned to the ship were missing following the accident. "The admiral said there were no signs of failure in the ship's steering system or of a cyberattack, two possibilities that have been mentioned in news reports". [Full Article...]

Drew County deputy dies in auto crash during pursuit

Drew County deputy dies in auto crash during pursuit Deputy Braden had begun the pursuit around 1:35 a.m. after initiating a traffic stop in which the driver refused to pull over, the ASP said in a news release. An investigation of the fatal crash is being conducted by the Arkansas State Police. Samuel Jerrod Vincent, 24, of Monticello was arrested later that morning and is being held in the Ashley County Jail. [Full Article...]

Bus drives off a pier in southern Russian Federation, killing 12 workers

Bus drives off a pier in southern Russian Federation, killing 12 workers Eight out of 24 rescued people were hospitalized. "Search operations for one person continue", the source in the regional Emergencies Ministry department said. Leaving the pier, the vehicle has dropped by four meters before falling into the sea, said a representative of the Russian ministry of emergency Situations on the news agency RIA Novosti. [Full Article...]

Dreaming May Help Fight Dementia

Dreaming May Help Fight Dementia The study found that as the amount of REM sleep decreased, the risk of dementia increased. By using participants of the 1995 to 1998 Framingham Heart Study, researchers conducted overnight assessments of their sleep patterns using a home-based polysomnography. [Full Article...]

UP woman given triple talaq

UP woman given triple talaq Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind described the apex court decision as violative of the "Shariah" and a matter of "grave concern" for the Muslim community. Barely hours after the Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down the 1,400 year-old Muslim practice of "triple talaq " by declaring it "unconstitutional" and upholding that it was "not a basic and integral part of Islam", a pregnant woman in Meerut, Uttar... [Full Article...]

Mysterious Babylonian Tablet Could Hold Mathematical Secrets For Today's Researchers — Ancient Science

Mysterious Babylonian Tablet Could Hold Mathematical Secrets For Today's Researchers — Ancient Science In the study, the authors used the ancient base 60 system to demonstrate how scribes would have arrived at the numbers that were chiseled on Plimpton 322. They believe ancient scribes could have generated numbers using the tablet, which they suggest was a teacher's aid to checking students' quadratic equations. [Full Article...]

Terror cell behind Spain attacks dismantled, says Interior Minister

Terror cell behind Spain attacks dismantled, says Interior Minister Local media said the man was spotted by a woman in the early afternoon and then fled through vineyards but police managed to find and shoot him on a road near a sewage treatment plant. Four other suspects have been arrested and at least two extremists died on Wednesday in an explosion at a house in Alcanar, where explosives were being prepared. [Full Article...]

More children may receive high blood pressure diagnosis with new guidelines

More children may receive high blood pressure diagnosis with new guidelines For example the blood pressure levels that are considered to be high mandating treatment for an adult would also be considered high for an older child or adolescent (13 years or older) he explained. "I think many pediatricians find it hard to recognize elevated blood pressure so I think making the tables simplified is fantastic", she said. The academy convened a 20-person committee to update the... [Full Article...]

Arsène Wenger ready to listen to offers for Jack Wilshere

Arsène Wenger ready to listen to offers for Jack Wilshere Monaco, Chelsea , and Manchester City are still weighing up the chance to try signing them on a last-minute bid. "Alexis works very hard, gives so much and he looks ready", Wenger said, according to Sky Sports . Arsenal are prepared to pay Sanchez , who is in the final year of his contract, £280,000-a-week to stay on. "We have some good young players who have done well in pre-season and... [Full Article...]

Ultragenyx (NASDAQ:RARE) Buy Rating Has Just Been Reiterated by Cowen & Co

Ultragenyx (NASDAQ:RARE) Buy Rating Has Just Been Reiterated by Cowen & Co Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc (NASDAQ: RARE ) has declined 6.49% since August 23, 2016 and is downtrending. The company was initiated on Tuesday, December 22 by Canaccord Genuity. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, August 14 by Zacks. On August 23 the stock rating was downgraded to "Hold" from "Buy" with a current price target of $55.00 by SunTrust Robinson Humphrey. [Full Article...]

Vanguard Group Inc Decreases Its Stake in Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) Stock

The stock had a trading volume of 1,387,437 shares. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ ) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 18th. Comml Bank Of Mellon invested in 284,013 shares or 0% of the stock. The dividend payment was $0.840 per share for the quarter which is $3.36 annualized. [Full Article...]

Find 10 minutes a day to walk and boost your health

Find 10 minutes a day to walk and boost your health Officials at Public Health England (PHE) have reported the shocking figures that 6.3 million adults aged 40 to 60 across the country aren't taking a speedy stroll for the short amount of time. "Walking to the shops instead of driving or going for a brisk ten minute walk on your lunch break each day can add many healthy years to your life". It estimates that if one in 10 in this group took up wal... [Full Article...]

A day after raid at Delhi farmhouse, 5 police personnel suspended

A day after raid at Delhi farmhouse, 5 police personnel suspended At least 30 persons, including five women, who were employed at the casino as bar attendants, were arrested during the raid. "The staff will have to pull up their socks and be vigilant of such illegal activities taking place in their area", said Madhur Verma, public relations officer of the Delhi Police. [Full Article...]

Muskogee woman arrested, charged with permitting abuse of 1-month-old son

Muskogee woman arrested, charged with permitting abuse of 1-month-old son She also allegedly said that she observed Jones putting the baby "facedown in the couch cushions and only told (Jones) not to do that because that is how children suffocate". According to the Tulsa World , the alleged incidents happened between 16 August and 19 August. She said she was working and she couldn't get her usual babysitter, so Calvin's father, Robert Jones Jr., was watching him. [Full Article...]

Wayne Rooney ends international career

Wayne Rooney ends international career Rooney is England's all-time leading scorer with 53 goals, more than Bobby Charlton, Gary Lineker and Jimmy Greaves could muster, while his 119 appearances make him his country's most capped out-field player ahead of the likes of Bobby Moore and David Beckham. [Full Article...]

Australia's Qantas firms up plans for world's longest commercial flight

Australia's Qantas firms up plans for world's longest commercial flight Qantas Airways is today expected to announce plans to offer the world's longest flight, of 20 hours, between Sydney and London. The flight from Sydney to London will on most days take a northern polar route rather than the usual western crossing over Asia and Europe, said the source, who did not want to be named as he was not authorized to speak publicly about the matter. [Full Article...]

McDonalds to limit use of antibiotics in chicken supply

McDonalds to limit use of antibiotics in chicken supply From January 2018, antibiotics categorised by the World Health Organization (WHO) as "highest priority - critically important" to human medicine will be eliminated from the chicken meat used in McDonald's stores in Brazil, Canada, Japan, South Korea and the US. [Full Article...]

NDDOH reports first West Nile-related death of 2017

NDDOH reports first West Nile-related death of 2017 Last year, more than 100 birds were infected in the state. "Each year, we see people become ill as a result of mosquito bites", said State Health Commissioner Jerome Adams, M.D., M.P.H. According to the release, most people infected with the West Nile virus experience no symptoms or have only mild symptoms, such as fever and headache. [Full Article...]


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