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Infosys board changes still work-in-progress, says Narayana Murthy

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The crisis in the firm was triggered when Mr. Murthy escalated a war of words on corporate governance and irregularities in buying a start-up firm, Panaya. COMMENTS CHEER OBSERVERS Murthy's latest comments have cheered observers, who are of the view that his demands reflect the interests of all shareholders. Read More »

Raymond James Boosts Rating On Juno Therapeutics, Inc. (JUNO) To "Outperform"

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Assured Guaranty Ltd. (NYSE:AGO) has risen 51.57% since August 29, 2016 and is uptrending. Therefore 40% are positive. More interesting news about Juno Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:JUNO) were released by: Fool.com and their article: "Why bluebird bio Inc and Juno Therapeutics Inc Shot Higher Today" published on August 28, 2017 as well as Benzinga.com's news article titled: "Facebook, ICICI Bank, Marriott, Juno Therapeutics: Fast Money Picks For August 7" with publication date: August 07, 2017. Read More »

MSC Industrial Direct Company, (NYSE:MSM) Sees Significantly Higher Trading Volume

PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of MSC Industrial Direct by 0.5% in the second quarter. The company's stock had a trading volume of 412,074 shares. The stock has "Equalweight" rating by Barclays Capital on Thursday, April 7. On June 2, 2017 JP Morgan released its first research report on the stock with an initial rating of "Overweight". Read More »

Pentagon notifies US Congress of $593 mln military sale to Nigeria

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In accordance with the Leahy Law, the USA defense sector is prohibited from providing military assistance to countries involved in human rights violations. The U.S. Government for the first time has agreed in principle to sell arms to help in the fight against insurgency in the country. In April, the USA had agreed to sell high-tech aircraft to Nigeria to tackle the Boko Haram insurgency in the North-East. Read More »

Low-fat diet linked to higher death rates, major Lancet study finds

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Consuming high levels of all fats cuts early death rates by up to 23%. "The current focus on promoting low-fat diets ignores the fact that most people's diets in low and middle-income countries are very high in carbohydrates , which seem to be linked to worse health outcomes", Dr Dehghan said. Read More »

MI Red Cross Volunteers Head to Texas to Help After Harvey

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She added that, "we are always ready and planning to respond to any request from FEMA". Red Cross Vice President for Disaster Operations and Logistics Brad Kieserman told NPR that between 20,000 and 30,000 people are expected to seek shelter from the storm. Read More »

Houston police rescue 2000 people but more awaiting help

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For authorities, that has meant summoning a rescue and evacuation effort almost as massive. As of Monday morning, there have been over 2,000 rescues in the Houston area , according to CNN . The U.S. Coast Guard has also been active in the response, deploying at least eight helicopters - and requesting 11 more from across the country - to conduct rescues. Read More »

LG to make its appliances work with Amazon Echo

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It is working with Amazon to test a customised version of the Echo device to help older people live independently in their own homes for longer. Like Sonos speakers, Amazon Echo devices are meant to be placed in several rooms around your house, for maximum smart home fun. Read More »

Valero Energy Partners LP

It closed at $23.46 lastly. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, August 1st were issued a dividend of $0.455 per share. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Scotia Capital has "Buy" rating and $51 target. The company was maintained on Friday, July 31 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has "Neutral" rating by UBS on Thursday, May 19. Read More »

U.S. family of 6 presumed dead after van sinks in Harvey floods

Virginia Saldivar believes her husband's parents, 84-year-old Manuel Saldivar and Belia Saldivar, 81, drowned along with their grandchildren Daisy, Xavier, Dominic and Devy. Sunday when rising water in Greens Bayou overcame the van. The four children were ages 16, 14, 8, and 6. Local authorities did not immediately respond to requests for comment and have not yet confirmed the incident. Read More »

Siem de Jong completes Ajax return

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His appearances for the club were reduced due to injury, and last season he was sent out on loan to PSV. Yesterday it was confirmed the 28 year old would be returning to the Amsterdam Arena after a forgettable spell with Newcastle. De Jong is thought to have other options with the former Netherlands worldwide having been linked to MLS side DC United earlier in the summer. Promoted Newcastle scored their first goals and recorded their first points of the Premier League season with an ... Read More »

U.S. seizes smallpox vaccine from stem cell company

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The Food and Drug Administration on Monday announced a crackdown on stem cell clinics offering on "unapproved and potentially dangerous" treatments, including an outfit in California that has been using the smallpox vaccine on seriously ill cancer patients. Read More »

Destiny 2 - PC Graphics Options

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PT/1 p.m. ET, the beta beginning after players on other platforms were already able to test out the new game. Imagine if the actual game had told its story this well! First of all, it has been confirmed that the preload of the beta client is available for all those who have pre-ordered the game. Read More »

Price of Cigarettes in NY to Soar to Nation's Highest

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Mayor Bill de Blasio has signed several pieces of legislation aimed at snuffing out smoking and improving the health of New Yorkers. "You are not welcome in New York City ", de Blasio said. The city is also requiring all apartment buildings of three or more units to create explicit smoking policies, while banning smoking in all common areas. Read More »

Court forfeits Diezani's N7.6 billion to FG

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Nigeria's anti-graft Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC ), which accuses Alison-Madueke of corruption, argued in court that she had illicitly laundered the funds with the help of top oil officials. The presiding judge granted the request, issuing a permanent order for the funds to be seized by the federal government. Recently, a Lagos Federal High Court ordered the forfeiture of some property linked to Diezani because they were believed to have been acquired using proceeds of ... Read More »

Aetna hit with lawsuit over HIV-status privacy breach

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The letter was written on behalf of people in Arizona, California, Georgia, Illinois, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C., and demanded that Aetna discontinue correspondence that could reveal a person's HIV status or medications they are taking for HIV. Read More »

Thirimanne, Chandimal return as Sri Lanka bat first

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He ended with figures of 10-2-27-5, his first five-wicket haul in 19 matches, as Sri Lanka were restricted to 217-9. But recent records make it considerably hard to entertain the possibility. But Bumrah was up to the task and expertly ducked the question. The next man in, Lahiru Thirimanne, also had no idea of the direction Bumrah was going to move the ball. Read More »

Ex-Royal and BJP MLA from Rajasthan dies of swine flu

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The 50-year-old MLA succumbed to H1N1, commonly referred to as swine flu, while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Jaipur . She was admitted there after her treatment at the Sawai Man Singh government hospital, where she was brought from Kota, was discontinued because the hospital did not have an extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) machine. Read More »

Noise pollution row: Bombay HC condemns state govt's bias claims

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The petitions were earlier being heard by a bench headed by Justice Oka, but on August 24, Chief Justice Manjula Chellur transferred all the matters pertaining to the implementation of the Noise Pollution Rules (NPR) to a bench of justices Anoop Mohta and G S Kulkarni, after the Maharashtra government alleged that Justice Oka was "biased". Read More »

Florida Teases Uniforms For Season Opener Against Michigan

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Neither Florida coach Jim McElwain nor MI coach Jim Harbaugh would reveal a starting quarterback Monday in their respective press conferences, continuing to duel each other with non-answers and references to the other side. "The quarterback situation, we have a plan that's in place", McElwain said. O'Korn, who started his career at Houston, won his only start in a MI uniform in November against in when Speight injured his shoulder. Read More »

Urgent need for blood donors after Hurricane Harvey

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Blood centers in Houston and other affected areas are unable to collect blood, and Oklahoma Blood Institute is taking part in the nationwide relief effort to help shore up the blood supply. Walk-ins are welcome at any of our locations. Blood Systems is one of the nation's oldest and largest nonprofit community blood service providers, now serving more than 1,000 hospital and healthcare partners across 28 states to provide comprehensive transfusion medicine services for patients in need. Read More »

Pope laments "persecutions" of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

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Peter's Square. News media reported violent clashes August 25-26 after Rohingya fighters attacked 30 police stations. The attacks marked a dramatic escalation of a conflict that has simmered in the region since last October, when a similar but much smaller Rohingya attack prompted a brutal military operation beset by allegations of human rights abuses. Read More »

Four cups of coffee a day may help you live longer

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The goal of this study was to examine the association between coffee consumption and the risk of mortality in a middle-aged Mediterranean cohort. The findings - as concluded by the Hospital de Navarra in Pamplona, Spain - suggest that those who drink at least four cups of coffee per day had a 64% lower risk of death than those who did not consume, or hardly consumed, coffee, USA Today writes . Read More »

Anambra guber: Nwobodo congratulates APC candidate Nwoye

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Shettima explained that what was upper most in the mind of the party was to conduct free, fair and acceptable governorship primary that would usher in a candidate that every APC member in the state will support for November 18 poll. Other participants include are George Moghalu (525 votes), Bart Nwibe (414 votes), John-Bosco Onunkwo (85 votes), Obidigbo Chike (22 votes), Madu Nonso (21 votes), Nwike Patrick (20 votes), and Okonkwo Donatus (10 votes). Read More »

Upstate resident infected with West Nile, DHEC says

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Although both cases of West Nile detected in humans were in Salt Lake County, six Cache County mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile Virus. So far, only one person in Pennsylvania - a resident of Montgomery County - has been diagnosed with West Nile in 2017. Read More »

Cyber attack means more hospital delays tomorrow

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HOSPITALS and GP practices run by NHS Lanarkshire have been hit by a SECOND cyber attack after "malicious software" was found on its IT systems. The health board's estate includes Hairmyres Hospital in East Kilbride, Monklands Hospital in Airdrie and Wishaw General Hospital. Read More »

'Breakthrough' drug lowers risk of cancer and heart attack, study finds

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The team observed a 15 percent reduction in risk of a cardiovascular event - including fatal or nonfatal heart attacks and strokes - for patients who received either the 150- or 300-mg dose of canakinumab. First we recognised the importance of diet, exercise and smoking cessation. "We found that in high risk patients, a drug that lowers inflammation but has no effect on cholesterol reduced the risk of major adverse cardiovascular events", said Paul M Ridker, director of the Center for ... Read More »

Nifty hovers around 9900-mark; Infosys up 4% as Nilekani returns

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Intense buying observed in index heavyweights like Infosys , Hero MotoCorp, Sun Pharma and Adani Ports, too, added to the upward trajectory of the key indices. This clearly showed in the stock, which was the biggest Sensex gainer with a jump of 3.14 percent at Rs 941.15. "Additionally, relief rally on IT major with a scope of stability returning to the management also supported the market", said Vinod Nair, Head of Research, Geojit Financial Services. Read More »

Iwobi out of Clash with Cameroon as Eagles Camp Opens Today

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Aaron Samuel (right) battles for CSKA Moscow in Russian Federation. Samuel last played for the country two years ago. Iwobi, nephew of legendary Nigeria star Austin "Jay Jay" Okocha, has played in Nigeria's first two World Cup qualifiers against Zambia and Algeria, scoring one of the goals in a 2-1 win in Zambia in October 2016. Read More »

Swim areas in Shelton, Southbury closed; Silver Sands open

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Swim areas are also closed at Gardner Lake in Salem and Wadsworth Falls in Middletown due to high bacteria counts. "Retesting at shoreline parks is typically not done until Monday, but given that three shoreline parks are closed, DEEP will retest tomorrow - Friday", DEEP officials said in a statement on Thursday. Read More »