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Vulnerable GOP Senator Gets Backlash For Racially Charged Comment
- October 29, 2016

She lost both her legs in the Iraq war - making her the first disabled woman to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives - and her father is a U.S. Polls show him trailing Duckworth in liberal IL and political analysts have regarded him as the most vulnerable Republican incumbent seeking re-election this cycle. (more...)
Rockets top Mavs 106-98 with Nowitzki out for home opener
- October 29, 2016

Nowitzki didn't play for just the second time in 19 home National Basketball Association openers with Dallas. "We caught some good luck on that", Dallas coach Rick Carlisle said. In the end, the Mavs did lose the game, but I wouldn't consider it a bad loss because of what we saw from key players and how the team played as a whole. (more...)
Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc.'s (ARNA) Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc.'s (ARNA)
- October 29, 2016

The stock appeared -80.98% below its 52-week highs and is down -49.31% for the last five trades. Alexion Pharmaceuticals has gone to work. Analysts have consensus one year price target of $35.38. The mean EPS is calculated keeping in view the consensus of 1 Analysts. Analyst's mean target price for the firm is $53.67 while analysts mean recommendation is 2.10. (more...)
With Trump trailing in polls, GOP vows to check Clinton's agenda
- October 29, 2016

While Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton is headlining her last fundraiser Tuesday night in Miami, her campaign has scheduled 41 other events between now and November 3 featuring high-profile surrogates such as her daughter, Chelsea, running mate Tim Kaine and the entertainer Cher, according to a schedule sent to donors this weekend. (more...)
Accused Serial Killer Nurse Finally Caught; 8 Patients Dead
- October 29, 2016

Police are investigating the horror allegations. She even told a mutual acquaintance, expressing disbelief. A Woodstock-based nurse has been charged with eight counts of first degree murder in a series of death investigation at care homes, dating back almost half a decade. (more...)
Michigan men adopt stray dog, puppies at bachelor party Michigan men adopt stray dog, puppies at bachelor party
- October 29, 2016

The men who live in MI were hanging out in a cabin in the woods of Tennessee cooking their morning bacon with the door wide open when they saw a dog just sitting there. "We all live within about a 5-mile radius of each other and hang out most weekends", Jennings said. "We pooled a bunch of money to buy food and beer. (more...)
FBI probes newly discovered emails tied to Clinton case
- October 29, 2016

Newly discovered emails being examined by the FBI in relation to Hillary Clinton's email server came to light in the course of an unrelated criminal investigation of Anthony Weiner, a source familiar with the matter tells NPR's Carrie Johnson. (more...)
Contractor in NSA Case Had Intelligence Officers' Names Contractor in NSA Case Had Intelligence Officers' Names
- October 29, 2016

The Justice Department added that if numerous intelligence sources and methods for highly sensitive intelligence operations fell into the wrong hands, they "could be rendered almost useless". Prosecutors estimate that a substantial portion of the 50 terabytes of digital information found in Martin's possession contains "highly classified information". (more...)
Morrison raises Marmite price by 12 pct after Morrison raises Marmite price by 12 pct after "Marm"
- October 29, 2016

Morrisons has become the first chain to raise the price amid a row between Marmite manufacture Unilver and Tesco over production costs. But today one of Tesco's main competitors Morrisons has relented and put up the price of a 250g jar of Marmite Original to £2.64. (more...)
Closing arguments postponed in 'Bridgegate' trial Closing arguments postponed in 'Bridgegate' trial
- October 29, 2016

Baroni, Christie's deputy executive director at the Port Authority, contradicted Wildstein's version of that story. But Kelly told jurors that she was simply parroting the language Wildstein had used in describing the potential gridlock caused by what she believed was a Port Authority-approved traffic study. (more...)
Closing arguments postponed in 'Bridgegate' trial
- October 29, 2016

Baroni, Christie's deputy executive director at the Port Authority, contradicted Wildstein's version of that story. But Kelly told jurors that she was simply parroting the language Wildstein had used in describing the potential gridlock caused by what she believed was a Port Authority-approved traffic study. (more...)
Biogen (BIIB) Beats on Q3 Earnings; Tecfidera Propels Sales Biogen (BIIB) Beats on Q3 Earnings; Tecfidera Propels Sales
- October 29, 2016

The median 12-month price target of 20 analysts covering the company is $352.50, which suggests the stock could still gain more than 17 percent. Tecfidera sales drove the lion's share of that beat, with $845 million in sales topping consensus expectations for $795 million, says Evercore analyst John Scotti. (more...)
Ramgopal Yadav undergoes check-up at AIIMS Ramgopal Yadav undergoes check-up at AIIMS
- October 29, 2016

Expulsion of Minister of State for Forests Tej Narayan Pandey aka Pawan Pandey earlier in the day was also discussed. This Firstpost analysis, says that the man who guided the mighty Mulayam Singh Yadav to sack his son and Akhilesh from the post of Uttar Pradesh president was none other than the "outsider" Amar Singh. (more...)
Chelsea players have bought into formation, says Conte
- October 29, 2016

Conte's big decision ahead of tomorrow's trip to Southampton is whether to drop captain John Terry, who returned from an ankle injury at West Ham in the EFL Cup in midweek but was criticised for his performance in a 2-1 defeat. "But when we finish if we have time and I'm not exhausted I try to have my period of fitness. We must be focused on the work on the training pitch and take it game-by-game, step-by-step", he added. (more...)
Murray shoots 65 to take 2-shot lead at Sanderson Farms
- October 29, 2016

Power had a 69. Seven others, including Lucas Glover and Camilo Villegas, were three back of the lead. Kevin Streelman had a two-shot lead after shooting a 63 in the first round, but struggled to a 73 to fall four strokes behind Murray. The Illinois native was given a timely jolt of motivation for this week's tournament by his beloved Cubs, who squared Major League Baseball's World Series at 1-1 with a 5-1 Game Two win over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday. (more...)
Amazon brings Prime to China Amazon brings Prime to China
- October 29, 2016

Domestic goods are also to be delivered free and a membership costs 388 yuan a year, lower than the US$99 fee. But by offering free shipping on some global orders, Amazon is taking advantage of a growing demand from China's rising middle class for foreign goods and products. (more...)
Does baby powder cause cancer? Another jury says yes
- October 29, 2016

According to Ms Ristesund's lawyer she used the company's talc-based products for years and contracted ovarian cancer.The firm says it will appeal against the verdict because there's scientific evidence the product is safe. Illustrating the vagaries of product litigation, the evidence leading to eye-popping damage awards in St. Louis has been deemed by a New Jersey judge to be too weak to present to juries in that state. (more...)
New sleep advice - Babies should share parents' room
- October 29, 2016

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , SIDS and other sleep-related deaths account for 3,500 deaths every year in the U.S. The greatest risk is for infants between 1 and 4 months. This practice of sleeping in close proximity - although in a separate crib - is aimed to prevent sleep-related infant deaths. Moon says the goal for these guidelines is to give parents the information they need to keep babies safe, even if it's sometimes hard to follow the recommendations. (more...)
Twitter to shutter Vine video app
- October 29, 2016

Further, its parent company Twitter has been on the decline amid increasingly popular social media sites such as Google and the market-impermeable Facebook. Twitter introduced Vine in January 2013 as a way for users to share small snippets of video that were six seconds or less. Twitter will be keeping the website online "because we think it's important to still be able to watch all the incredible Vines that have been made". (more...)
1 case of flu confirmed in Delaware 1 case of flu confirmed in Delaware
- October 29, 2016

According to the CDC, the flu kills 3,300 to 49,000 people each year, with children and the elderly particularly vulnerable. "This HA gene was likely introduced from humans into swine in 2010 or 2011, and has since circulated and evolved in swine to be genetically and antigenically different from both previous and now circulating human seasonal influenza A (H3N2) viruses", the authors said. (more...)