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'Volatile market conditions' blamed for slump in HSBC profits 'Volatile market conditions' blamed for slump in HSBC profits
- February 23, 2017

The restructuring of private banking is largely complete. The bank revealed that it is under investigation by Britain's Financial Conduct Authority over possible money laundering by some of its customers. The group chairman warned further political developments within Europe and the United States could have further impact on the company. Companies like HSBC that have large operations in London are anxious that such a settlement would present them with difficulties accessing the huge ... (more...)
New York Teachers Deplore Trump Plan to Roll Back Transgender Bathroom Rule
- February 23, 2017

Gloucester High School senior Gavin Grimm went to Washington D.C. Wednesday as part of a protest against the Trump Administration. "This interpretation has given rise to significant litigation", the two-page draft obtained by The Washington Post explained, adding that parents and school officials have "struggled" to comprehend the guidance. (more...)
Manhunt underway for escaped murderer in Liverpool 'on hospital visit'
- February 23, 2017

The three men are said to have sped away from the scene in a gold Volvo. In June 2015 Walmsley was one of four men handed life sentences after being convicted of the murder of Anthony Duffy, 33, from Kirkby. It was found in the Adlam Crescent area at 8pm yesterday. It was stated that officers said the men threatened guards and demanded they release the inmate, before making off in a gold-coloured Volvo vehicle. (more...)
Infosys places whistle-blower letter complaint on Panaya buy before audit panel Infosys places whistle-blower letter complaint on Panaya buy before audit panel
- February 23, 2017

In a filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange Infosys said: "The whistle-blower complaints have been placed before the audit committee and is normal practice, in accordance with the company's whistle blower policy". Infosys also said it will continue to investigate the charges made against it and will respond to queries raised by the regulatory authorities. Infosys said that Series E Investment made in January 2015 was not a strategic investment and was for a less than 15% stake, whereas Infosys' ... (more...)
President Trump's 1st month leaves Americans divided in polls President Trump's 1st month leaves Americans divided in polls
- February 23, 2017

When asked if they "approve or disapprove" of the way Trump is handling his job as president, 51 percent of those voters approved and 32 percent disapproved. Trump went on to win the election with 61 percent of the vote in Tennessee. Reportedly, the latest statistics show a troubling trend for Donald Trump; the differentiation is the worst since the President was sworn into office. (more...)
Massillon-based company expands cheese recall after listeria concerns
- February 23, 2017

Sargento Foods has expanded its cheese recall that is connected to an Indiana-based supplier. No illnesses have been reported to date. Originally, the recalled products were 6.84-ounce packages of Sargento Ultra Thin Sliced Longhorn Colby with sell-by dates of April 12 and May 10, 2017, and 8-ounce packages of Sargento Chef Blends Shredded Nacho & Taco Cheese with sell-by dates of June 14 and July 12, 2017. (more...)
Medical Marijuana Use on the Rise in Retirement Communities and Nursing Homes Medical Marijuana Use on the Rise in Retirement Communities and Nursing Homes
- February 23, 2017

The medical use is very, very specific. Legislation that would have allowed the use of cannabis oil to treat more than a dozen disorders died in a House of Delegates subcommittee. "The danger is that these are not just conditions written on a piece of paper, these are people's lives that we are making decisions on", he said. Cara Bonin, executive director of Houston Norml, a non-profit organization dedicated to informing individuals about marijuana and bringing about change in the United ... (more...)
Pacers eye Okafor in talks with Sixers
- February 23, 2017

Jahlil Okafor's name has been mentioned in trade rumors for weeks now and many basketball enthusiasts believe he's as good as gone before the trade deadline, but somehow he's still with the Philadelphia 76ers. With the trade deadline rapidly approaching, the phones are ringing off the hook. There is no word on that as of this writing so a potential trade could have low chances of materializing, CSN Philly reported. (more...)
Record Breaking Temps Continue; Snow Possible Saturday Record Breaking Temps Continue; Snow Possible Saturday
- February 23, 2017

Wednesday, breaking a record set in 1997, when February 22's high temperature was 11.7 C. The temperature is expected to reach 16 C on Thursday, which would break a record of 14.3 C set in 1984. At 1:02 p.m. Sunday, the temperature at O'Hare International Airport hit 66 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. AND it would tie the record for the warmest temperature during winter which is known as December, January and February in the weather world. (more...)
Tesco asks union to reconsider strike action Tesco asks union to reconsider strike action
- February 23, 2017

It says it needs to amend the contracts to reflect an altered retail environment, which now includes late-night and online shopping as well as Sunday openings. Workers in a further 23 Tesco stores will be balloted to join the dispute this week. Mandate claims the company has been pressurising staff. Mandate general secretary John Douglas says they've already rejected that recommendation and they're not going to be forced back to work. (more...)
This Color-Changing Hair Dye Transforms Your Hair When You Blush This Color-Changing Hair Dye Transforms Your Hair When You Blush
- February 23, 2017

British art house The Unseen will debut a color-changing hair dye at London Fashion Week . This kind of hair color-changing technology is ideal for those who want to try different hair colors without risking the health of their tresses. Relying on temperatures hitting the pigment and changing the bonds, to result in a different colour appearing. Bowker stresses that the mood changing dye is a careful blend of chemicals that won't damage the scalp or hair, but won't be released for ... (more...)
Watch These DC Police Officers Pull a Man From a Burning Car
- February 23, 2017

Asked Tuesday to reflect on the night one officer said nothing of its dangers, but expressed gratitude that "we were able to save the man's life". The officers' sergeant, Nicole Brown, told WJLA that if Hines had arrived just a few minutes later the man would have died. (more...)
Trump administration poised to rescind federal transgender student guidelines
- February 22, 2017

The spokesman said Trump believes in "states' rights", saying that the issue of transgender rights in restrooms in public schools and other public buildings is best left for the 50 USA state governments to decide. Trump reportedly joined Attorney General Jeff Sessions in personally pressuring Education Secretary Betsy DeVos into a new policy that will prevent transgender high school students from using the bathrooms of their choice. (more...)
Deal to streamline world trade takes effect
- February 22, 2017

The WTO, an worldwide forum for resolving trade disputes and negotiating new trading rules, believes its new agreement will cut trade costs by 14.3 percent on average, and by much more in poorer countries, adding 2.7 percent to global exports by 2030. (more...)
Should the use of medical marijuana be legalised in South Africa? Should the use of medical marijuana be legalised in South Africa?
- February 22, 2017

It will be heard in the House Judiciary Non-Civil Committee on Tuesday. News24 sat down with a Johannesburg maker of cannabis oil for chronic illnesses. However, he brought up an analogy involving a rash of pecan farm raids on Sumter County farms. "Marijuana is not medicine", Keel said at this week's hearing. (more...)
Katy Perry laid low with flu at first BRIT Awards
- February 22, 2017

Despite being dubbed "music's biggest night", The Brit Awards have somewhat paled in comparison to the days when MPs were getting buckets of water chucked over their head by Chumbawamba. She added to the publication: "I'm not going to have a speech prepared". Transgender composer and musician Anohni is wholly deserving of the award; whether she'll get it or not is another matter. (more...)
Jay Z Inducted Into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame #ForTheCulture
- February 22, 2017

Announcing the new list of inductees, Chic star Nile Rodgers, who was inducted past year, said of the honour: "As a composer, this is the pinnacle". "He's changed the way we listen to music, he's changed the way we have fun, the way that we cry", Rodgers explains. (more...)
Trader's Round Up: Delcath Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:DCTH)
- February 22, 2017

After this purchase, 12,831 common shares of DCTH are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $2,181. The most optimistic analyst sees the stock reaching $16 while the most conventional predicts the target price at $16. For DCTH , the company now has $27.43 Million of cash on the books, which is offset by $- current liabilities. Now we look at the Moving Averages, the 200-day is -99.17, the 50-day is -76.49 and the 20-day is -41.45. (more...)
Scientists give cats the all-clear over mental health scare
- February 22, 2017

Cats carry a common parasite named TOXOPLASMA Gondii that was linked to certain mental disorders, like Schizophrenia. If you were anxious that your cat could make you mentally ill, then I have great news for you. That link led researchers to believe raising children in a household with cats could lead to later development of mental illness. Her fellow author Dr James Kirkbride, of UCL's psychiatry department, added: "Our study suggests cat ownership during pregnancy or in early childhood ... (more...)
Heavy Alcohol Consumption Increases Arterial Stiffness Over Time
- February 22, 2017

Some studies have shown that drinking alcohol in moderation may have a positive effect on cardiovascular health. According to latest research, men who drink a lot may be at higher risk of developing arterial stiffness, premature ageing of arteries which in turn, increases their risk for heart disease. (more...)

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