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Special Weather Statement Issued For Mid-Hudson Valley Friday


A light winter mix is moving across the mid-Hudson Valley. A wind advisory is in effect through 7 p.m. for New Orleans and much of the New Orleans area. Between a quarter and a half inch of rain possible. It's also supposed to be windy, with gusts reaching as high as 26 miles per hour. Cloudy skies are expected to round out the weekend on Sunday , along with a 70 percent chance of rain . Read More »

Specs, songs and samosas for Comic Relief


The Love Actually special airs in the United States and the United Kingdom on Red Nose Day (May 25). "It seemed like a fun idea this year to do a special sketch based on one of my films, since Red Nose Day is now in both the United Kingdom and America". Read More »

What if Planned Parenthood is de-funded in Colorado?


Congress must stop this unpopular bill, which will be devastating to so many women. The federal funding Planned Parenthood receives is a reimbursement for services delivered to Medicaid patients and, as federal money, can not be used for abortion. Read More »

CRRC Scores Another Large Rail-car Manufacturing Contract


The first prototype vehicle will arrive in Los Angeles in the second quarter of 2020 and the base order of 64 vehicles will be delivered by September 2021. There is more good news for CRRC, the China-based rail vehicle company that is building a manufacturing facility in Springfield. Major components of the cars will be manufactured in a new facility to be purchased in the L.A. Read More »

Hockey coach accused of sex abuse in NJ and Del


Ferinden coached youth hockey and skating clinics at the Holly Dell Ice Arena in Washington Township in Gloucester County, as well as Pennsylvania, Delaware, New York and Vermont from the 1990s until 2010, according to Dalton, who said Ferinden also conducted clinics elsewhere in New Jersey. Read More »

Duval Superintendent Now One Of Two Finalists For Detroit Position


Paul schools site. Days before a scheduled daylong interview in Detroit , one of the three finalists for superintendent of Detroit's public schools said he will no longer seek the position. It's now between Vitti and Superintendent Derrick Coleman of the River Rouge Community Schools district, located 20 minutes outside of Detroit . Ramos was also among the top three candidates for superintendent in Allentown, Pennsylvania last fall. Read More »

Mumbai's drug-resistant TB cases increased 21% in 2015-16


Multi Drug Resistant Tb or MDR-TB shows resistance to the most effective anti-TB used drugs: Isoniazid and Rifampicin. Until recently, it was thought that drug-resistant strains of TB were less transmissible, and that drug-resistant strains were mainly acquired as a result of poor treatment compliance. Read More »

OSU Names Mike Boynton as New Head Basketball Coach


From there, Boynton spent two seasons as an assistant at Coastal Carolina (2005-07), one as an associate head coach at Wofford (2007-08) and five as an assistant coach at SC (2008-13), his alma mater. Instead, Oklahoma State made a decision to hire from the inside, in promoting Boynton. Boynton served with former coach Brad Underwood with both the Cowboys last season and at Stephen F. Read More »

Amgen's (AMGN) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Cowen and Company

They now have $174.10 price objective on the medical research company's stock. Other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Over the past five trading sessions it is -7.37%; -3.72% for the month; 12.47% for the last quarter; -1.31% for the past six-months; and 16.48% for the last 12 months. Read More »

Investors Must Consider: Halliburton Company


Office Depot, Inc. (NASDAQ:ODP) shares Jumped 2.15% and ended the day at $4.76. There are 2 sell ratings, 3 hold ratings, 32 buy ratings on the stock. In order to reach an opinion and communicate the value and volatility of a covered security, analysts research public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and the customers of a company, typically in an attempt to capture the findings for a research report. Read More »

Tenet Healthcare Corp. (THC) held by 40 SEC 13F Filers

This is the consensus price target based on the analysts polled by Thomson Reuters' First Call as of today's date. Tenet Healthcare Corporation presently has a P/E Ratio of N/A. In general, companies with the lowest combined rank may be the higher quality picks. To have technical views, liquidity ratio of a company calculated as 9.30 to match up with its debt to equity ratio of 0. Read More »

Oklahoma company recalls 466 tons of breaded chicken product


The chicken was sold under various brand names, including Wal-Mart's Great Value store brand. The problem was discovered on Tuesday, March 21, after OK Foods, Inc. OK Food Inc. determined that the food was tainted by metal from a conveyor belt. Affected products were manufactured from December 19, 2016 to March 7, 2017, and bear the establishment number "P-7092" inside the USDA mark of inspection. Read More »

Highly Traded Stock: Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. (RARE)


Tracking most recent quarter period, Price to book (P/B) ration is at 6.20 and Price to cash per share ration is at 7.90. The biopharmaceutical company reported ($1.75) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($1.72) by $0.03. Read More »

Sartaj Aziz claimed,Hussain Haqqani issued visa from Washington


Yousaf Raza Gillani let it be known that any embassy within an important capital of the world has representation from security agencies. The document gave Haqqani the power to issue visas to any American recommended by the US Department of State, with completed applications clearly indicating their objective of visit to Pakistan. Read More »

Trading Watch for ARRIS International plc (NASDAQ:ARRS)

The stock has a market cap of $5.05 billion, a P/E ratio of 294.833 and a beta of 1.26. The stock was last seen 3.9% higher, reaching at $26.67 on March 23, 2017. It has been assigned a low target price of $35 and a high target price of $64. TripAdvisor, Inc. (TRIP) opened the session with a $41.8 price tag, later ranging from $40.87 to $41.8, the range at which the stock has traded at throughout the day. Read More »

Congressional Black Caucus Demands Answers on Missing Children in DC


For weeks, activists have been concerned about the 22 children and teens of color in Washington, D.C. who have been missing since February. Derrica Wilson, co-founder of the Black and Missing Foundation, said that it's alarming that so many young people are going missing in a short span of time, despite the assurance from police that it's not an increase. Read More »

Duke Basketball: Chase Jeter To Transfer From Blue Devils


Chase Jeter arrived at Duke as one of the most highly recruited high school prospects in the country, and the vast expectations seemed justified. We'll update as we learn more about potential destinations for Jeter. Injuries set him back this year, particularly late, but we thought he showed that he could contribute early in the season and were looking forward to his development. Read More »

UK Grants First License For Three-Parent Babies


The technique involves the removal of nuclear DNA from the egg of a mother who is at risk of passing mitochondrial disease to her child, and transferring the nuclear DNA to a nuclear-DNA free egg from a healthy donor. So, the result was a baby genetically identical to her parents, but with a tiny amount of DNA from the donor woman. Mitochondria only hold around 0.1 percent of a person's DNA , which is always inherited through the mother. Read More »

Cancer Genetics Inc (CGIX) Hits New 12-Month High on Strong Earnings

In case of Revenue Estimates, 2 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for Cancer Genetics, 7.1 Million. Cancer Genetics had 3 analyst reports since March 11, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. Total shares held by institutions as of the most recent company filings are 3,471,978 with a reported 141,927 bought and 245,698 sold. The company reached a 52-week low at 1.9 on Nov 4, 2016. Read More »

Birmingham ranks 8th most Trumpcare-affected city


With Obamacare, the less you make, the more you get in tax credits. In 130 cities where median income is higher, the someone making that amount would come out ahead under the new proposal, which gives tax credits based on age. Both the most and least affected cities are in Arizona, with Yuma being the most impacted and Scottsdale the least. The study shows St. Joseph would be the 7th most affected small city and the fifteenth most affected city overall. Read More »

I was trained to be the best by the best: Taapsee Pannu


Getting into the industry early on in her life starting with modeling, the actress faced a lot of obstacles, be it flop films, getting blamed and being labeled "iron leg", less than standard pay, or facing inappropriate behavior. "Just a few weeks ago, I was going to a Keertan in Delhi where in the middle of the crowd I felt a guy trying to poke me from behind". She even shares an anecdote to prove her point further. Read More »

Tuberculosis cases in Bangladesh increasing

Professor Keertan Dheda, of Cape Town University, said: "Resistance to anti-tuberculosis drugs is a global problem that threatens to derail efforts to eradicate the disease". The WHO's End TB Strategy is part of the organisation's programme for the World TB Day and an opportunity to mobilise political and social commitment for further progress in efforts to end Tuberculosis. Read More »

Scientists warn world faces TB epidemic as disease 'is becoming drug resistant'

Head of Groote Schuur Hospital's Pulmonology Department Professor Keertan Dheda says 20,000 multidrug-resistant TB cases were registered across the country in 2014. The doctors have observed a spike in the number of TB afflicted people in the city of Mumbai , India. The warnings come as new antibiotics are beginning to be available for drug-resistant TB for the first time. Read More »

Scientists come up with the flawless bottle of wine


There are already products on the market created to prevent wine spillage, but they require inserting a device into the bottle neck. Perlman's solution, after much trial and error, was to carve a two millimeter-wide groove just below the lip of the bottle, forcing droplets to return to the bottle rather than down the side. Read More »

PDP Crisis: Sheriff, Makarfi Agree to Stop Verbal War


Ahmed Gulak and Hon. "As law-abiding party members and citizens of this great country, we shall continue to work with all the organs of PDP to make sure that this crisis is fully resolved", Mr. A similar motion seeking an order striking out the appeal was also filed in the name of the PDP by the Sheriff group and the apex court also on Thursday fixed the same date for its hearing. Read More »

Systematic Financial Management LP Cuts Position in Pfizer Inc. (PFE)

Systematic Financial Management LP's holdings in Pfizer were worth $13,270,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of PFE. (NYSE:PFE) is $38/share according to the consensus of analysts working on the stock, with an expected EPS of $0.67/share for the current quarter. Pfizer Inc. Read More »

Women Lose Vision After Stem Cell Treatment


A paper detailing the procedure and its tragic results was published today in The New England Journal of Medicine . Scientists believe the future of organ transplantation rests in the success of stem cell research, according to Mayo Clinic . Read More »

Cricket Meets Entertainment: Yuvraj-Hazel May Join Nach Baliye 8


We learnt from a leading tabloid that cricketer Yuvraj Singh and wife Hazel Keech have been approached to participate on the show as wild card entry couple. And just when you thought you know which couple to root for in Nach Baliye 8, there is yet another news about another contestant. Well the IPL season 10 is back on 5th April where Yuvi is busy with his cricketing commitments and hence he join the dance reality show once the events ends. Read More »

Resistance risk for new TB drugs, claims study

Health regions across the country will be hosting various public information sessions including TB talks, "Morning Show" appearances and booth displays to share information. Also read about is TB sexually transmitted? Treatment: India's Revised National Tuberculosis Control Programme offers free diagnosis and treatment to everyone infected with TB, but it's only used by those who can not afford treatment in the private sector. Read More »

New vitamin may help DNA fix, reverse ageing process


Doctor David Sinclair from Harvard Medical School said they took mice that were 20 months old, equivalent to a 60 to 70-year-old human. Human trials of NMN therapy will begin within six months. On a trip to Mars, the situation would be far worse, as 5% of the astronauts' cells would die and their chances of cancer would approach 100%. A competition run by Nasa in search for possible solutions was won by Prof Sinclair's team past year. Read More »

FDA Approves Drug for Rare Skin Cancer


The FDA's accelerated approvals are given to drugs for serious conditions to fill an unmet medical need using trial data that support the drug's clinical benefit for patients. Of the patients who received Bavencio in the trial, 33% experienced complete or partial tumor shrinkage. Bavencio's common side effects included fatigue, bone and muscle pain, diarrhea, nausea, skin reaction, lack of appetite and swelling of the limbs. Read More »

IBM Cloud Integration Eases Data Sharing


As part of this new collaboration , IBM has become a Red Hat Certified Cloud and Service Provider, giving clients greater confidence that they can use Red Hat OpenStack Platform and Red Hat Ceph Storage on IBM Private Cloud when the offering launches for general availability at the end of March 2017. Read More »