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GDP: US Economic Growth in 2Q Revised Higher to Solid 3%

GDP: US Economic Growth in 2Q Revised Higher to Solid 3% Wednesday's report showed consumer spending, which accounts for more than two-thirds of USA economic output, rose at a 3.3% annual rate in the second quarter, up from an earlier estimate of 2.8%. This was the second of three estimates the government will provide for second quarter growth. During last year's presidential campaign, Donald Trump attacked the Obama administration's economic record... [Full Article...]

Abbott releases new round of cyber updates for St. Jude pacemakers

Abbott releases new round of cyber updates for St. Jude pacemakers Muddy Waters believed the bugs could undermine a deal underway for Abbott to buy St. Jude for $25bn, but it went ahead anyway. But the FDA was concerned that the risk was real enough to warrant a fix. Contact your Abbott representative, or Abbott's customer technical support hotline at 1‐800‐722‐3774 if you have any questions about the firmware update. [Full Article...]

Advisory Breaks Up and Sells Following Elliott Campaign

Advisory Breaks Up and Sells Following Elliott Campaign Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of The Advisory Board from a "strong-buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th. The business had revenue of $200.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $196.16 million. Short shares grew 6,150 over that period. [Full Article...]

Newborn dies, doctors busy in fight at Umaid hospital in Jodhpur

Newborn dies, doctors busy in fight at Umaid hospital in Jodhpur The news was confirmed by the hospital superintendent who said that the doctors could not save the newborn baby. It appears to have started when Dr. Nainwal, the obstetrician, questioned whether the patient had eaten before the operation. He also said that the committee has been established to look more deeply into the matter and a strict action will be taken against them. According to reports ... [Full Article...]

SC to hear Aadhaar-related petitions in November's first week

SC to hear Aadhaar-related petitions in November's first week Pandey said various deadlines that have been prescribed, be it under provision of Aadhaar Act, Income Tax Act or money laundering rules will "have to be adhered to" as "those laws are valid". By linking the two cards you will no longer have to submit your Income Tax acknowledgement to the IT department. If you have a pop up blocker active, you will have to go on the "Profile Setting" on the dash... [Full Article...]

How you can help animals impacted by Hurricane Harvey

How you can help animals impacted by Hurricane Harvey Miller said the dogs will first rest for meals and walks. "They contacted us and asked if we could take a whole planeload, we reached out to our partners, they said immediately 'yes.' In fact, so many groups have now responded that we may not have that many up for adoption from our program", Cammisa said. [Full Article...]

Infosys ex-Chairman Seshasayee lied to shareholders, says Murthy

Infosys ex-Chairman Seshasayee lied to shareholders, says Murthy Seshsasayee and Lehman, however, resigned on August 24 along with Co-Chairman Ravi Venkatesan, Executive Vice-Chairman Vishal Sikka and another Independent Director John Etchemendy from the Board, paving way for the return of Nilekani eight years after he left the $10 billion IT major. [Full Article...]

Most Harvey Victims Lack Flood Insurance

Most Harvey Victims Lack Flood Insurance Insurance companies have adjusters in the area ready to respond - many already responding where it's safe to do so - but Griffin said the claims process could take longer than some other storms. The difference could amount to thousands of dollars on a major claim. He said the new law is being distorted. For many Texans ravaged by the rain and winds Hurricane Harvey carried ashore this past wee... [Full Article...]

MSC Industrial Direct Company, (NYSE:MSM) Experiences Heavier than Average Trading Volume

Morgan Dempsey Capital Management LLC now owns 1,093 shares of the industrial products company's stock worth $112,000 after buying an additional 37 shares during the last quarter. The firm has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, November 3 by National Securities. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with "Hold" rating and $79.0 target in Monday, August 21 report. [Full Article...]

AIIMS doctors begin surgery to separate conjoined twins joined at head

AIIMS doctors begin surgery to separate conjoined twins joined at head The two-and-a-half year-old craniopagus twins, or fused at the cranium, were brought to AIIMS on July 14, from Milipada village in Kandhamal district of Odisha. In the third stage, reconstruction will take place. "The surgery will be done in two phases". Dr Mahapatra, Dr Deepak Gupta, Professor of neurosurgery and Dr Mihir Prakash Pandia, Head of Department, Neuro Anaesthesiology are the docto... [Full Article...]

Low-fat diets could kill you, shows major study

Low-fat diets could kill you, shows major study On the other hand, people who were at the high end of fat consumption fat intake saw a 23% reduction in total mortality risk, an 18% reduced risk of stroke, and a 30% reduced risk of non-CVD mortality. They also documented the number of deaths due to cardiovascular disease as well as other causes, including cancer, and respiratory and infectious diseases. [Full Article...]

Caught on cam: Bank robbers dressed as nuns

Caught on cam: Bank robbers dressed as nuns The FBI is on the hunt for two armed women who disguised themselves as nuns and tried to rob a bank in Pennsylvania on Monday. They entered the Citizens Bank about 12:20 p.m. on Route 611 in Pocono Township wearing habits and veils, according to WFMZ and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The suspects are considered armed and risky. [Full Article...]

Flooded Houston faces more to come

Flooded Houston faces more to come Now downgraded to a tropical storm, Harvey has dropped more than 30 inches of rain on some parts of Houston . The sheriff's office confirmed Monday afternoon a 60-year-old woman was killed when a tree fell on her home as she slept. "Our No. 1 goal.is still protecting and preserving life and rescuing every person we can find", he said from Austin. Naomi Coto carries her dog Simba on her s... [Full Article...]

What you can do to help people hit by Hurricane Harvey

What you can do to help people hit by Hurricane Harvey In Texas , thousands of National Guard troops, police officers, rescue workers and civilians raced in helicopters, boats and high-water trucks to rescue the thousands stranded in the flooding that turned streets into rivers and caused chest-high water build-ups in scores of neighborhoods. [Full Article...]

Amazon adds multi-room audio to Echo, Echo Dot and Echo Show

Amazon adds multi-room audio to Echo, Echo Dot and Echo Show LG Electronics will make its appliances work with Amazon Echo smart speakers as part of an ongoing process to expand into the artificial intelligence business arena. Once enabled on devices, consumers can stream their music across Echo and other AVS devices at the same time. Amazon says it's working with Sonos, Bose, Sound United, and Samsung to pioneer this technology. [Full Article...]

IL Acquires 3308 Shares of Valero Energy Corporation (VLO)

Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO ) has risen 15.29% since August 28, 2016 and is uptrending. The firm has a market capitalization of $30.22 billion, a PE ratio of 16.89 and a beta of 1.21. California Employees Retirement System invested 0.16% in Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE:VLO). BidaskClub cut shares of Valero Energy Corporation from a "sell" rating to a "strong sell" rating in a researc... [Full Article...]

Family of 6 drowns in van during attempt to flee Harvey floods

Virginia Saldivar said on Monday that when her in-laws' northeast Houston home began to flood early on Sunday, her brother-in-law Samuel Saldivar borrowed her husband's van and drove to pick up the relatives. Witnesses told the station that emergency crews in the area were not able to reach the van in time to rescue the six inside. Local authorities did not immediately respond to requests for co... [Full Article...]

Ajax confirm De Jong deal

Ajax confirm De Jong deal The 28-year-old is a product of Ajax's youth academy and made 244 appearances for the senior team before moving to Newcastle in 2014. De Jong is thought to have other options with the former Netherlands global having been linked to MLS side DC United earlier in the summer. [Full Article...]

Global Positioning System and hospitals affected as cyber attack hits NHS Lanarkshire

Global Positioning System and hospitals affected as cyber attack hits NHS Lanarkshire NHS Lanarkshire is said to have been one of the regions worst affected by the WannaCry campaign of mid-May. But it said its IT staff have now managed to find the source of the problem and worked to solve it. "A small number of systems have been affected and these are in the process of being fixed". She also said that a number of appointments and procedures had been postponed as a result of... [Full Article...]

Anambra Election : Oseloka Obaze wins PDP ticket, Ifeanyi Uba, Stella Oduah protest

Anambra Election : Oseloka Obaze wins PDP ticket, Ifeanyi Uba, Stella Oduah protest Of the seven aspirants running on the party's platform, four had pulled out of the race. Meanwhile, Obaze won the PDP ticket 24 hours after Tony Nwoye emerged victor of the governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. [Full Article...]


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