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Raising awareness for American Diabetes Association Alert Day

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It asks simple questions like your age, your family history of diabetes, and your physical activity. It's a day to sound the alarm about the prevalence of type 2 diabetes by asking everyone to take the type 2 diabetes risk test. Classes by Quality Insights Quality Innovative Network's Everyone with Diabetes Counts (EDC), typically last six weeks. Participants learn about diabetes risks, nutrition, weight management, how to properly manage medications and much more. Read More »

NZ drone near-miss prompts call for tougher rules

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Air Newzealand flight NZ92 heading from Tokyo to Auckland had an extremely close near-miss with a rogue drone on Sunday, prompting officials from the airline to urge legislative authorities to increase penalties for such behavior. According to the BBC , the pilots of NZ92 noticed the UAV during their landing procedure at Auckland airport and feared a collision with the plane or damage to engine. Read More »

Mexican 'drug kingpin' arraigned on charges of smuggling fentanyl into NYC

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Prosecutors say Francisco Quiroz-Zamora was arrested in a sting operation late a year ago when he showed up to collect money from an undercover officer, following an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration. An indictment announced on Tuesday said that Quiroz-Zamora had arranged for narcotics to be smuggled from Mexico to Arizona and California via trucks, cars and drug couriers. Read More »

ICICI Bank (IBN) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Analysis Shows

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Both these indexes and the Dow Industrials recorded their biggest percentage jumps since August 2015. As per Monday , September 14, the company rating was upgraded by Goldman Sachs. Its distance from 20-days simple moving average is -7.16%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is -4.75% while it has a distance of 1.91% from the 200 days simple moving average. Read More »

CDC: Second wave of flu virus happening now

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She added that this second wave of B-cases is not unexpected, but it's not yet known what this flu wave will look like. A spokesperson for the CDC told CNN that influenza B can be "just as severe" as influenza A, and that "we also know that influenza B tends to be more severe for younger children". Read More »

Ball tampering: Cricket Australia suspend Smith, Warner and Bancroft

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During the press conference, Mr Sutherland apologised on behalf of Cricket Australia to "all Australians" - stressing that the tampering was limited to the three players. We now know that our national team are no better than anyone else, which does hurt. South Africa coach Ottis Gibson said Australia's desperation to win might have driven them to tamper with the ball . Read More »

PMLA Case: Delhi Court Ordered Attachment of Vijay Mallya's Properties

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CMM Deepak Shehrawat ordered the attachment of the properties through the Bengaluru Police Commissioner and asked the Bengaluru police to file a compliance report by May 8. Mallya pleaded that he wanted to return to India but his passport has been revoked, and reportedly submitted before court in London on September 9th that he wants to return to India but he has been incapacitated by the Passport Authority of India. Read More »

FDA Sued For Delaying Review Of Nicotine Products Appealing To Kids

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The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids and other groups behind the lawsuit argue candy flavored cigars and e-cigarettes appeal to children, who could grow addicted while the products are sold and before the reviews are completed. The FDA issued guidance in July giving manufacturers of e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) until August 2022 to submit the pre-market applications for approval of products already on the market. Read More »

University Hospitals fertility clinic malfunction blamed on human error

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While the storage tank had a remote alarm system, which should have alerted an employee to temperature swings, the system was shut off, according to a draft letter obtained by NBC News . The letter also says the number of eggs and embryos in the failed tank was double than what it first thought. The hospital says it's unlikely any of the 4,000 eggs and embryos are viable. Read More »

Angola: Former President Dos Santos' son charged with fraud

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Valter Filipe da Silva, former governor of the central bank, was also charged with fraud. (Ecofin Agency) - Yesterday March 26, José Filomeno dos Santos (photo), son of former president José Eduardo dos Santos, was charged by the justice system and banned from leaving the country. Read More »

Surge in antibiotic use a boon for superbugs

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Although a strong association between long-term antibiotic use and the risk of death was identified, the study's lead author, Lu Qi, MD, PhD, noted, "It isn't yet clear whether long-term antibiotic use is the specific cause of the association". Read More »

New organ called 'interstitium' may explain how cancer spreads, study says

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While the fluid-carrying channels have not been officially designated an organ by a majority of scientists, Neil Theise of New York University's School of Medicine says the interstitium holds almost a fifth of the body's fluids. A team of pathologists from NYU School of Medicine thinks that no one saw these spaces before because of the medical field's dependence on the examination of fixed tissue on microscope slides. Read More »

Research Shows Cannabis May Curb Alcohol and Cocaine Addictions

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They applied a CBD gel topically once daily for a week, and administered tests to study how they reacted during anxiety-inducing events, reported Springer . Next, they performed a number of tests to observe the rats' reaction to stressful and anxiety-provoking situations, as well as behavior tests that measured impulsivity - a psychological trait associated with drug addiction. Read More »

Ormond's Kaleb Lee stolen by Kelly Clarkson on 'The Voice'

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The coaches agreed it was "a beast" of a song and Mia had the more complete performance. Adam chooses Mia. Yay! They made Adam "feel something". Molly is going to make a great country western singer. Below is all the information you need to watch The Voice online and live Tuesday to see the last battle rounds. Representing Blake's team, Wilkes faced off against Jordan Kirkdorffer , a 28-year-old from IN who now resides IN Franklin, TN. Read More »

Jacinda Ardern: New Zealand Has No Plans to Expel Russian Diplomats

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Seventeen countries have agreed to expel a total of 107 Russian diplomats, with the United States alone expelling 60. Jacinda Ardern told state radio, "While other countries have announced they are expelling undeclared Russian intelligence agents, officials have advised there are no individuals here in New Zealand who fit this profile". Read More »

The Celgene (CELG) Now Covered by JPMorgan Chase & Co

The institutional investor held 21,220 shares of the major pharmaceuticals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $3.09M, up from 9,390 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Since February 8, 2018, it had 1 buying transaction, and 3 sales for $3.58 million activity. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.61 earnings per share. Read More »

Microsoft opens 'Garage' innovation site in Hyderabad

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Spread across 8,000 square feet, the new Garage facility gives Microsoft employees a resource to support their experimentation and help them nurture new ideas. He added that work on the new building was going on at a good pace but didn't elaborate on the exact time as to when the work would be completed. Meanwhile, the Garage provides the employees a platform to work on products and solutions based on new-age technologies. Read More »

Pennsylvania School That Armed Students With Rocks Makes Announcement

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In an attempt to provide context, Helsel on Friday posted frequently asked questions and a video on Facebook . Remember, we have so many mass shootings in the U.S. In a video posted online , the superintendent said the district chose to bring rocks to the classrooms after staff members took the active shooter response training, ALICE - alert, lockdown, inform, counter and evacuate. Read More »

Saudi forces intercept 7 missiles from Yemen, 1 dead

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Two missiles were fired at Jazan and one each at Khamis Mushait and Najran. Iran long has denied supplying arms to the Houthis, though a growing body of evidence contradicts their claim. These aggressive actions are in blatant violation to the UN Security Resolution 2216 and 2231. Those responsible must cease these risky and provocative actions. Read More »

Houthi Missile Attacks in Saudi Arabia

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It added that the attacks reflect the Iranian-backed Houthi militias intransigence and its insistence on destabilising the region's security and stability. Those responsible must cease these unsafe and provocative actions. "The Secretary-General emphasizes that a negotiated political settlement through inclusive intra-Yemeni dialogue is the only way to end the conflict and address the ongoing humanitarian crisis". Read More »

Record number of slavery victims in the UK

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That is the highest since records began in 2009, but investigators warn that it will continue to rise. Last year, for the first time, United Kingdom nationals made up the highest volume of cases passed to a scheme set up to identify children and adults are at the mercy of slave drivers and traffickers. Read More »

Kidde recalls almost 500000 smoke alarms that could fail

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The recall is specifically for Kidde Dual Sensor Smoke Alarms - Models PI2010 and PI901. "You're four times more likely to survive a fire with a working smoke alarm", Blakely said, adding most house fires happen between 11 p.m. The recall notice says there have been no reported injuries, but anyone with the smoke alarm should contact Kidde to have it replaced. If no yellow cap is present, the alarm can be safely re-installed. Read More »

Vaccination Myth Regarding Autism Persists Among Many Parents

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Doctors say that there is no scientific evidence suggesting a link between vaccines that infants and young children receive in the first few years of life and the risk of autism, but that has not stopped parents from questioning the connection - and in some cases, forgoing vaccinations for their kids. Read More »

Tocqueville Asset Management LP Sells 6281 Shares of US Bancorp (USB)

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Bancorp ( USB): The Relative Strength Index value of USB is 23.4. It has outperformed by 6.37% the S&P500. Dw Partners Lp decreased Cf Inds Hldgs Inc (CF) stake by 12.63% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Mariner Wealth Advisors Ltd Com holds 0.06% or 26,163 shares in its portfolio. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, October 7 with "Outperform". Read More »

The FBI Is Investigating Multiple Suspicious Packages Sent To Military Bases

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No injuries are reported". The National Defense University at Fort McNair was cleared for re-entry after K-9 sweep and personnel returned to the building by 1:15 pm ET. Another package was sent to the Central Intelligence Agency on Monday, according to a USA official. Defense Department spokeswoman Lt. Col. Michelle Baldanza said they are aware of the situation and it is being investigated. Read More »

Congress in blame game over misuse of app users' data

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In a series of tweet, he claimed that the Indian National Congress's Android app insecurely transmits user information to the party's website. Earlier, it was reported that the Rahul Gandhi-led party deleted the app after it became public that the app's server was in Singapore. Read More »

Altria Group Inc (MO) Shares Bought by Bank of The West

Cornercap Investment Counsel Inc who had been investing in Altria Group Inc Com for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $112.71 billion market cap company. Johnson Craig A . sold $995,734 worth of stock. Another trade for 40,037 shares valued at $2.43M was made by STARKS DANIEL J on Tuesday, February 27. Read More »

PDP apologises to Nigerians, says 'We have learnt from our mistakes'

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Speaking on the theme, "Nation Building: Resetting the agenda", Secondus pledged the readiness of the PDP to learn from its mistakes arguing that regardless of what the party failed to do, experience remains the best teacher. Despite the delay tactics, it was resoundingly defeated when the polls finally held. While the Presidency asked the PDP to explain its role in the unfolding scandal, the leading opposition party retorted that the report was a fabrication of the Buhari administration to ... Read More »

CDC warns a second wave of flu is happening now

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The CDC says that B-viruses are being reported more frequently than the A-strain, which had been more dominant recently. Slightly more than half - or about 58 percent - of the confirmed flu cases reported in the week ended March 17 were B-strain viruses. Read More »