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Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX) Lowered to Buy at Vetr Inc

Thanks to an increase of nearly 34.21% in the past one month, the stock price is now outperforming with 20.52% so far on the year - still in strong zone. and global trademark & copyright legislation. The correct version of this news story can be read at [[permalink]]. NL Industries, Inc. has 0 buy ratings, 0 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -0.47% from its high of $10.9 to a $501.49 million market value through last close. Read More »

Drug test failures are rising, lab says

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California's rate of 3.9 percent was lower than the national rate of 4.2 percent, which was the highest since results from urine testing showed a positive rate of 4.5 percent in 2004, the index states. Colorado and Washington, the first states to legalize recreational marijuana, have seen particularly large increases in positive test results and now exceed the national average, but they still lag far behind OR, which has the highest rate of positive marijuana tests at 3.9 percent. Read More »

Tillerson gets earful on climate change from Arctic governments

Russia calls for stepping up the activities of the Arctic Economic Council in order to expand mutually beneficial economic ties between the countries of the region, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at the Arctic Council ministerial meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska. Read More »

Researchers have successfully implanted 3D-printed ovaries-in mice

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The moms were even able to nurse their young. "Outside of reproductive biology, our findings will likely impact others developing tissue units ... and underscore the importance of independently investigating the impact of architectural variables when designing scaffolds for other soft tissue and organ targets". Read More »

Newborn found with about 100 rodent bites; Arkansas parents arrested

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Police said the baby's arms, fingers, hands, and face were covered in rodent bites. Police told the station that the baby had a one-inch wound on her forehead so deep that her skull was visible. After retrieving a rag to clean the blood, he noticed bloody rat footprints in the bassinet. While conducting a search of the house, detectives found the bloodied bassinet as well as an infant toboggan that was " soaked in blood ". Read More »

Netanyahu insists he told Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem

Mr Trump promised to move the embassy during his campaign but since taking office has softened his stance on the issue after meeting Arab leaders whose support he wants to enlist as part of a regional Israel-Palestinian peace deal. On Monday, in response to a Fox News report that Netanyahu told Trump not to move the embassy right away, the Prime Minister's Office released partial transcripts of Netanyahu's White House meeting as proof that he had urged the President to move the ... Read More »

Diabetes drug raises risk of foot and leg amputation

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In February, EMA noted the potential increased risk of lower limb amputation (mostly affecting the toes) in patients taking canagliflozin and other SGLT2 inhibitors , including dapagliflozin and empagliflozin for type 2 diabetes. A second trial showed the risk of amputation was equivalent to 7.5 out of every 1,000 patients treated with Invokana compared with 4.2 out of every 1,000 patients given a placebo. Read More »

How lawmakers get health care

The Republican-led bill passed in the House and now heads to the Senate. Warren said the House bill would knock millions of people off of health care coverage, raise costs for people over 50 and working families, and open the door to discrimination against people with pre-existing conditions, women and people with mental health conditions - all to help deliver what she described as "a tax break for a handful of millionaires and billionaires". Read More »

Everton Have Named Their Price For Ross Barkley

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The fact that Barkley's contract is running down is not considered to be a factor in his price this summer, with the World Cup approaching next year. Barkley hasn't decided his future yet, but it is looking increasingly likley he will leave Goodison Park this summer. Read More »

Texas testing Trump administration over abortion providers

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States aren't supposed to cut out willing eligible providers from federal Medicaid programs, according to federal law. In Texas' application to regain Medicaid funding for its program, state officials write that Texas has one of the country's highest teen birth rates and the highest total birthrate, with more than half of births in the state funded by Medicaid. Read More »

Australia budget 2017: Treasurer promises fairness and growth

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The moves will negate calls by the ALP and the Greens for a Royal Commission into the banks, while also helping to bring the budget back into balance by 2021. Our wealthiest banks with be hit with a special 0.015 per cent levy on liabilities to raise $6.2 billion over four years. "For many Australian families, they will feel it ... Read More »

Beyonce leads nominations of 2017 BET Awards

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Solange , who was named artist of the year, accepted her award, and said " I got five on it ". Beyonce and Mars are both nominated for album of the year, the viewer's choice award and video director of the year. Bruno Mars has the most nominations out of all the male contenders. She's also nominated twice for best collaboration with Kendrick Lamar's Freedom and Jay Z/DJ Khaled track Shining. Read More »

Ransomware attack is wake-up call to governments, and all of us

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The malware is also spread by malicious emails, so users are again advised not to open any email they are suspicious of or messages from people they do not know. We can surely expect more". The attacks exploited the computers because they were running outdated versions of Microsoft's Windows operating system. Read More »

Home abortions may be just as safe as clinic procedures

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However, nearly a tenth of the women who responded said they had to seek some form of medical attention, including blood transfusions and being prescribed antibiotics. Of 1,000 women who participated in the research seven required a blood transfusion, and 26 of them received antibiotics. Ninety three women, which is almost 10%, reported experiencing symptom for which they were told to seek medical attention. Read More »

Putin Dismisses Trump Intel-Sharing Furor as 'Political Schizophrenia'

Instead, the problems stemming from Trump's dismissal of FBI Director James Comey, his reported disclosure of highly classified information to Russian officials and his alleged urging of Comey to end his investigation into now-fired national security adviser Michael Flynn seem destined to shadow him as he travels overseas for the first time . Read More »

Nestle Nigeria Plc wants high prevalence of Hypertension tackled

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Dr Shashank Joshi , president, Hypertension Society of India, said, "Your doctor may suggest ABPM to find out if your blood pressure readings are higher in the clinic, than at home; to see the efficacy of your medicines in controlling blood pressure throughout the day, or to note whether your blood pressure increases at night". Read More »

5 victims of I-95 crash identified

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The crash, near exit 10 in Robeson County, involves at least three tractor trailers and three passenger vehicles. The others killed were all members of a Goose Creek family in one vehicle: Elise Ann Spennati, age 32 Cole Allen Spennati, age 25 Aila Spennati, age 4 Fianni Spennati, age 1 The flames spread across the grass of the median and shoulders and then into nearby wooded areas leaving a huge burned area visible from the air. Read More »

Nikki Haley tells countries to choose between US, North Korea

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This graphic shows how an ICBM works and how far off the missile North Korea launched on Sunday was from reaching the United States mainland. He called on countries to suspend or downgrade diplomatic relations with North Korea and increase the regime's financial isolation by levying new sanctions on North Korean entities and individuals supporting its weapons and missile programs, and to tighten those already in place. Read More »

The blame game, ransomware edition: Who's at fault?

This will limit the spread of ransomware if hackers get access to the system. Playing with fire finally caught up with the victims. Not only is security the responsibility of the manufacturer, but also of the consumer as the latter is responsible for updating their devices to the latest software provided to protect against such attacks. Read More »

Cornyn says he will stay in Senate, won't be FBI director

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Comey. Cornyn said in a statement that he had informed the White House that "the best way I can serve is continuing to fight for a conservative agenda in the US Senate". It is possible other candidates could be considered, officials said, and the ultimate decision falls on Trump. Rebecca Treviño, who is graduating with a degree in social work, said she and a group of others from her social work classes made a decision to start the petition to raise awareness about Cornyn's stance on key ... Read More »

India did well to stay away from OBOR meet

The meeting will be attended by United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and heads of 29 countries. "The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor as part of the Belt and Road is not about conflicts with various countries and will not affect China's position on Kashmir issue", Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said. Read More »

Israel Demands Explanation of US Diplomat's 'Western Wall' Comment

According to Netanyahu , transferring the embassy will "advance peace" by "shattering the Palestinian fantasy that Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel". Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli security forces after a protest near the illegal settlement of Beit El, north of the West Bank city of Ramallah on May 11, 2017. Read More »

Hackers mint crypto-currency with technique in global 'ransomware' attack

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South Korea said in December that North Korea had hacked its military intranet and leaked confidential information. "Our researchers analysed this information, identified and confirmed clear code similarities between the malware sample highlighted by the Google researcher and the malware samples used by the "Lazarus Group" in 2015 attacks", Altaf Halde, Managing Director of Kaspersky Lab (South Asia), told IANS. Read More »

Trailer seized in search for killer of 8 Ohio family members

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The Pike County sheriff and the OH attorney general's office won't discuss details of any searches or other parts of the investigation into the massacre of the Rhoden family. His brother, Christopher Rhoden Sr, was the only family member not shot exclusively in the head. No arrests have been made, and family members have pleaded for anyone with information that might help solve the case to come forward. Read More »

One-eyed horse prepares to win hearts at Kentucky Derby

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The Preakness is not Pletcher's favorite race - he's winless in eight attempts in the second leg of the Triple Crown and often skips it to get his trainees ready for the Belmont Stakes. Thunder Snow did not finish the race. Vinny Viola, one of the partners in Kentucky Derby champion Always Dreaming , talks about the colt with reporters outside Barn 40 Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky ., Sunday, May 7, 2017. Read More »

Samsung Pay now available in the United Kingdom with Santander, Nationwide and MBNA

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On the other hand, at a $800+ price tag, the $20 difference will probably not seal or break the deal. It is not yet known whether the system works with magnetic strip technology, as demonstrated on the Galaxy S6 at launch. A Samsung representative told us that was because of a higher NFC integration within terminals in the United Kingdom, so the company didn't think the feature was as useful as it can be in other markets. Read More »

Common apology for remorseful drunks proved to have no scientific fact

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Subjectively and in hindsight, each and every one of us will say that yes, alcohol alters our personality and behavior - but there's very little experimental evidence to prove or disprove the fact. Video recordings of their activity were supplied to outside observers who filled in standardized assessments of each individual's personality traits. Read More »

Mice can give birth using 3D printed bioprosthetic ovaries

Researchers hope that one day we can use similar techniques to help women who struggle with fertility. A group of scientists discovered a way to replace a mouse's ovary with a 3D printed one . "What happens with some of our cancer patients is that their ovaries don't function at a high enough level and they need to use hormone replacement therapies in order to trigger puberty", said Monica Laronda, co-lead author of the study. Read More »

Google to introduce a high-end VR headset at Google I/O?

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In fact a year ago it was rumored that Google could be throwing their hat into the ring with a dedicated VR headset similar to that of the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and the Sony PlayStation VR. Another piece that could help Google's efforts to move the VR space forward is a library of VR apps. Inside out tracking will use sensors built into the headset to track the user's movement, rather than use outward facing cameras or sensors that headsets such as the PlayStation VR, HTC Vive and Oculus ... Read More »

Election 2017: Theresa May promises to advance workers' rights

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The party promises to set out in detail how it will fund its many expensive promises this week - the abolition of third level tuition fees would cost £8 billion alone - but has pledged that it will do so only by increasing tax on companies and the wealthiest five per cent of taxpayers. Read More »

More killed, hundreds injured in Venezuela protests

Thousands of Venezuelans in cars and motorbikes have filled roads across the country in motorised protests against President Nicolas Maduro . Luis Alviarez, 18, was killed during protests in the volatile western state, according to the state ombudsman's office, which did not give more details. Read More »

Excessive caffeine led to death of SC teen

The caffeine content of energy drinks varies hugely depending on the brand. Adolescents are not supposed to drink too much caffeine . Watts says that the teen had no signs of a preexisting, undiagnosed heart issue that would have contributed to his death. Read More »

Australia considers laptop ban on flights from Muslim-majority countries

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The UK and U.S. have already closed the lid on carrying large electronic devices on flights arriving from certain Middle East and African countries, and are considering extending the ban to Europe. It is reportedly related to the use of laptops on aircraft. He assures it overseas to guarantee that the country has the best security arrangements to face current challenges. Read More »

Road accidents biggest killer of teens worldwide

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The WHO assures that most of these deaths could be prevented if the patients would have had access to decent health services and support from their peers. "Adolescents have been entirely absent from national health plans for decades", Dr. Flavia Bustreo, Assistant Director-General of WHO, said in the news release. Read More »

Dayton, GOP leaders resume budget talks in a final push

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Dayton vetoed five bills Monday night, including financing for transportation, public safety, jobs and energy and higher education, as well as a tax bill. Dayton said he's trying to avoid shifting money from the general treasury - $372 million in the next two years and more into the future - into a new road account because it would compete with other priorities and be ripe for cuts during an economic downturn. Read More »