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China posts better-than-expected 6.8% growth in Q1


The pace of growth matched the previous quarter's rate. The first-quarter economic performance has set a good foundation for the full year, although worldwide uncertainties are increasing and domestic development remains uneven, the National Bureau of Statistics said . Read More »

Party drug ketamine has 'fast-acting benefits' for depression


All were treated with anti-depressants throughout the trial, with half given esketamine - part of the ketamine molecule - twice a week for four weeks. If approved for use on the NHS, Stone said, the spray "would be aimed at people with severe depression as a second or third line of treatment if other drugs haven't worked", including as a potential alternative to electroconvulsive therapy. Read More »

Cancer Australia launches Lung Cancer Framework


The immune therapy treatments worked for only about half of the patients in the study. Chief of Medical Oncology, Dr. Roy Herbst from the Yale Cancer Center said that, "I've been treating lung cancer for 25 years now, and I've never seen such a big paradigm shift as we're seeing with immunotherapy ". Read More »

Fortis Healthcare Board to meet this week to consider acquisition bids


It opened at Rs 151.40 and touched high and low of Rs 152.20 and Rs 147.05, respectively, so far. Last week, IHH had joined the race to acquire the troubled Fortis Healthcare , offering to acquire its shares at up to Rs 160 apiece, higher than Manipal's Rs 155 which valued the company at Rs 6,061 crore. Read More »

Kiermaier to have surgery, expected to miss 8-12 weeks


The center fielder was sliding into second base when it happened and could be seen immediately getting up and shaking his hand out after. This will be the third straight season that Kiermaier will miss extended time. The Rays have been in this position before, each of the last two years actually, waiting for test results but expecting bad news regarding an injury to centerfielder Kevin Kiermaier . Read More »

Pakistan rejects allegations of blocking Indian envoy's access to Sikh pilgrims


The high commissioner emphasizing upon the faithful implementation of the bilateral protocol, said the people from different faiths usually wait and prepare for their religious journeys throughout the year. "We deeply regret this Indian attempt to generate controversy around the visits of Sikh pilgrims and to vitiate the environment of bilateral relations", Faisal said. Read More »

Bb&T Corp Increased Stake in Valero Energy (VLO)

Howard Weil cut shares of Valero Energy from a "sector outperform" rating to a "sector perform" rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 11th. For institutional investors who wish to sell a large number of shares of a certain stock, lower liquidity will force them to sell the stock slowly over a longer period of time, to avoid losses due to slippage. Read More »

Coli outbreak in 11 states linked to romaine lettuce


Chopped romaine lettuce has been linked to dozens of cases of E. coli and anyone who has the leafy green in their refrigerator is told to throw it away immediately, health officials said Friday. So far, the contaminated lettuce can be traced only to the Yuma, Arizona, growing region. If you've bought lettuce lately throw it out, chances are it will make you sick. Read More »

Obituary for April 13, 2018


Joseph Hospital, where she worked in the general and emergency room admissions departments. McLennan Army Base, Anniston, Alabama. Preceded in death by his parents, wife Lucretia, daughter, Deborah Simecek, sisters, Jane Hartland and Charlotte Daly. Read More »

UN Security Council rejects Russian resolution on Syria


The vote reflected the deep divisions in the UN's most powerful body, which has been paralysed in dealing with the seven-year Syrian conflict and chemical weapons use in the country. While reiterating that China is in favour of peaceful dispute settlements Zhaoxu said: "Unilaterally taking military action by circumventing the Security Council is inconsistent with the principles and purposes of the UN Charter and runs counter to the norms of worldwide law and those governing global ... Read More »

Commonwealth Games, day 11, Gold Coast


The events management company is part of the IPG group and leading its organisation of the opening and closing ceremonies was David Zolkwer, head of Jack Morton Worldwide Public Events. We were driven by the welfare of athletes. It was hard, amid the crashing cobalt surf and the searing sunshine, the spilling late-night bars of Broadbeach, the bright and pristine sporting venues, to reconcile the notion that these are a Games whose relevance on the modern sporting calendar is increasingly ... Read More »

Led airstrikes hit all targets in Syria: Pentagon


Speaking of Russia and Syria , McKenzie said none of the West's aircraft or missiles involved in this operation were "successfully engaged" by Syrian air defenses, and there was no indication that Russian air-defense systems were employed. Read More »

Harry Kane on golden boot race: Salah has had an wonderful season


Leroy Sane was a threat all night on the left flank, running beyond Kieran Trippier, fashioning clearcut chances and offering himself as an option. Guardiola praised the mentality of his team who responded to their first crisis of the season with a stunning opening burst to leave Tottenham floundering. Read More »

23-year-old woman raped by three men in Uttar Pradesh


The vehicle has been found in Louisiana and Corpus Christi, Texas, as Hutchinson died. The victim has been sent for medical examination, police said. Riess has been on the lam for at least three weeks since her husband, David Riess, 54, was found dead from multiple gunshot wounds at the couple's home in Blooming Prairie on March 23, CBS Minnesota reported . Read More »

Surveying the Technicals for Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT)

Woodstock Corp who had been investing in Fortinet Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $9.38B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.34% or $0.27 during the last trading session, reaching $79.57.Currently Medtronic plc is downtrending after 3.54% change in last April 15, 2017. Read More »

Ypsilanti barber starts water drive to benefit Flint residents


Snyder and his administration pulled the rug out from under them and closed the water distribution sites for good". The water caused lead to leach from the city's pipes, causing health problems for residents. Flint's water became contaminated when the city's water source was switched from Lake Huron to the Flint River. Anna Heaton, the governor's press secretary, said earlier this week Snyder stands by the decision to end free bottled water distribution funded by state taxpayers because he ... Read More »

Trump weighs military options in Syria


During one speech, he said , "We must as a nation be more unpredictable". The UN Security Council, tasked with maintaining global peace and security, has been riven, with Moscow virulently denying the Douma attack took place, or postulating that it was carried out by rebels. Read More »

UK PM May: British forces conduct targeted strike against Syria


In a post made on Twitter, Johnson said: "Welcome the news of United Kingdom military strikes against major chemical weapons facilities in Syria alongside our U.S. Four British fighter jets struck a military base near Homs where Britain said Syrian government forces were holding chemical weapon components. Earlier on Thursday, the Russian ambassador to the UN, Vassily Nebenzia, said that he believes any strike against Syria would violate the UN charter. Read More »

BJP paying only lip service to Dalits: Congress


He also accused the BJP of viewing the cases through the "prism of religion" and demanded the sacking of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath . "When we talk about Unnao and Kathua rape cases, you could straight away see the politics in it". Who puts a question mark on reservation every now and then? Selja said paying "lip service to Ambedkar" can not obscure the truth that BJP was seeking to "erode the legacy of Ambedkar". Read More »

Russia's USA ambassador warns of consequences for Syria strikes


Moscow also said it was calling an emergency session of the United Nations Security Council, where it is a permanent member, to discuss the "aggressive actions" of the U.S. The action followed a week of threats of retaliation for a suspected chemical weapons attack on civilians in Douma, outside Damascus , where Syrian forces have always been battling rebels. Read More »

Olujimi Declares Intention To Run In Ekiti Governorship Race


He was governor between October 16, 2010 and October 15, 2014, after he was defeated by Mr. Fayose at the polls. Fayemi vowed that Fayose would be brought to justice at the end of his tenure on how he has managed all the funds received from the federal government on behalf of the state. Read More »

Trump lawyer wants to stop United States from using seized material


Before the adjournment, lawyers for Trump and Cohen told a federal judge in NY that they believe some of the documents and devices seized from Cohen during an FBI raid are protected by attorney-client privilege, and they want a chance to review the material before prosecutors get to examine them. Read More »

Girls Lacrosse: Millburn Romps Over Union Catholic, 15-2


The Lady Patriots (5-5-2, 2-5-1 NWC) held the Indians scoreless for the opening half Friday in Hickory before surrendering both goals in a 10-minute span in the second half. Louisville used a 4-0 run to take a 4-2 lead over 12 minutes. It was now Wagner's turn to respond as the Seahawks unleashed yet another 5-0 run, capped by a score from Anna Belle Reilly, off of a Colford assist, with 6:05 left which put the Seahawks back on top, 11-10. Read More »

$1bn Security Funds: Senate Yet To Hear From Buhari


THE House of Representatives has advised the Presidency to follow due process in obtaining one billion dollars from Nigeria's Excess Crude Account (ECA) to fight insurgency. We will mobilize our women, youths in Ebonyi state to support the President. "My office and other relevant people are working on this important platform, we carefully and strategically designed it and everybody will be carried along and have a role to play". Read More »

Investors Sell Shares of Medtronic (MDT) on Strength (MDT)

The stock decreased 1.34% or $2.14 during the last trading session, reaching $157.2. The company's market cap is $108.02 Billion, and the average volume is $5.56 Million. Analysts await Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE:BABA) to report earnings on May, 17. Therefore 39% are positive. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, August 26 by Jefferies. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn condemns Syria strikes as 'legally questionable'


Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a statement Saturday denouncing the United States-led military attack in Syria calling it " an aggression against a sovereign state which is at the forefront of the fight against terrorism ", and echoing Corbyn's concerns that the multi-national strikes were not sanctioned by the U.N. Read More »

Know why Rana Daggubati is elated!


But it did well at the box office in all languages - Telugu, Hindi and has now won a National award. It is a submarine war film. "Thanks to the committee for recognizing our teams work in Action and Visual Effects categories as well (sic)", tweeted director SS Rajamouli, who helmed Baahubali franchise. Read More »

Berkshire Hathaway INC Increased Its Us Bancorp Del (USB) Stake

Charles Davidson increased its stake in Citigroup Inc (C) by 42.15% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Taking short look on returns of the firm, operating profit margin was 75.40%, whereas price to sale ratio stands at 5.98 and it indicates how much investor paid for a share compared to the sales a company generated per share. Read More »

Salah hits 40 mark as Liverpool beat Bournemouth


The Reds are high on confidence after knocking Manchester City out of the Champions League and setting up a semi-final date with Italian giants Roma, but must now get down to the business of nailing down a top four spot in the Premier League. Read More »

Schnucks announces romaine lettuce recall


A multistage outbreak of E. coli prompted a recall of the products, according to the release. Twenty-two of the ill individuals have been hospitalized. If you have lettuce and you're not sure whether it's romaine, throw it out. "Most people reported eating a salad at a restaurant, and romaine lettuce was the only common ingredient identified among the salads eaten". Read More »

Bathroom hand dryers are blasting your hands with poo particles


What's more, the inside of the dryer nozzles themselves had "minimal bacterial levels". "And there are a lot of bacteria in bathrooms". Hand dryers suck up bathroom air and spew it out at speed. And while evidence shows dryers can cover hands in bacteria, they said, it's not certain whether they deposit bacterial spores. Although that's a lot, it certainly isn't flawless. Read More »