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US to urge UN to increase pressure on NKorea US to urge UN to increase pressure on NKorea
- April 28, 2017

South Korea has also said it is in talks about holding joint naval exercises. Asked about the Vinson carrier group, Navy Commander Gary Ross, a Pentagon spokesman, said via email that "we don't discuss specific capabilities of weapons systems". (more...)
Celgene 1st quarter sales miss; expects psoriasis drug rebound Celgene 1st quarter sales miss; expects psoriasis drug rebound
- April 28, 2017

Carmignac Gestion now owns 9,755,225 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $1,019,714,000 after buying an additional 46,866 shares in the last quarter. Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL) have shown a low EPS growth of -32.00% in the last 5 years and has earnings growth of 87.50% yoy. On average, analysts predict that Celgene will post $7.22 EPS for the current year. (more...)
Redskins Expected To Make Morgan Moses NFL's Second Highest-Paid RT Redskins Expected To Make Morgan Moses NFL's Second Highest-Paid RT
- April 28, 2017

The Washington Redskins have reportedly signed right tackle Morgan Moses to a 5-year extension, making him the 2nd highest paid player at the position. Moses allowed just five sacks and three quarterback hits in 648 pass blocking snaps, earning him a pass blocking efficiency of 96.0, tying him for the 14th best mark among all tackles in the league. (more...)
Premature lamb successfully grown in plastic womb offers hope for human babies
- April 28, 2017

An artist impression shows a lamb inside a fluid-filled womb-like bag known as an extra-uterine support device developed by the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia . Flake hopes it could be used clinically in humans in a decade. Dr Alan Flake , director of the Center for Fetal Research at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, US, said: "Our system could prevent the severe morbidity (illness) suffered by extremely premature infants by potentially offering a medical technology that does ... (more...)
MDH urging parents, doctors to help protect children during measles outbreak
- April 28, 2017

Two more cases have been confirmed, bringing the total number to 24. "This child is a Somali Minnesotan so it's very likely there was exposure from the Metropolitan area". In Hennepin County, the investigators were successful in locating five child care centers where the affected children could have been exposed to the infection. (more...)
Canada To Fight US Lumber Duties
- April 28, 2017

The two leaders also discussed the dispute over the Canadian dairy industry that Trump has recently highlighted. "The Prime Minister stressed that the Government of Canada will vigorously defend the interests of the Canadian softwood lumber industry, as we have successfully done in all past lumber disputes with the USA", the statement further said. (more...)
Cooper Tire & Rubber Co (CTB) Shares Down 9.8% on Disappointing Earnings Cooper Tire & Rubber Co (CTB) Shares Down 9.8% on Disappointing Earnings
- April 28, 2017

For the last period, the company reported quarter over quarter EPS growth of 251.60% and quarter over quarter sales growth of -7.90%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.93 earnings per share. If you are viewing this news story on another website, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of U.S. & worldwide trademark and copyright law. (more...)
The 'plastic bag' womb that could save lives
- April 28, 2017

Flake, a fetal surgeon at CHOP and study lead, said in a statement . The device has only been tested on fetal lambs, and it proved to be effective for the animals. The researchers from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia tested the extra-uterine device in 8 fetal lambs physiologically equivalent to a 23- or 24-week gestation human infant. (more...)
An Artificial Womb Has Successfully Grown A Lamb For Four Weeks
- April 28, 2017

The researchers from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia tested the extra-uterine device in 8 fetal lambs physiologically equivalent to a 23- or 24-week gestation human infant. But researchers have shown it's possible to nurture and protect lambs in late stages of gestation inside an artificial womb; technology which could become a lifesaver for many premature human babies in just a few years. (more...)
Mumbai model convicted for plotting to murder Madhur Bhandarkar Mumbai model convicted for plotting to murder Madhur Bhandarkar
- April 28, 2017

In the hearing, prosecuting said in court that Preeti Jain paid Rs 75,000 to the gangster when asked for her money back when he didn't commit the crime. They were caught when the conspiracy unravelled. Preeti then asked for a refund, and the matter escalated to Arun Gawli, whose lawyer then approached the Mumbai police with the details. (more...)
Penchant for gold jewellery remains unfazed on Akshaya Tritiya Penchant for gold jewellery remains unfazed on Akshaya Tritiya
- April 28, 2017

The All India Gems and Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF) expects robust sales this Akshaya Tritiya (April 28) across India. A faster-than-expected Fed rate hiking cycle could drive real rates higher in the United States and possible elsewhere, which would be negative for gold. (more...)
Champions League still in liverpool's hands, says Can
- April 28, 2017

Rather than lambasting him for the injuries that have ruined his career at Liverpool , fans should be saluting a player who has given this club some incredible memories in his time here, and wishing him luck for the future. If they get promoted, the potential fee could double. "I spoke to the boys after the game and told them it's frustrating and disappointing, we made mistakes, that's all true, and we have to feel it today, that's how defeats are". (more...)
National Football League draft: Browns take Garrett, Bears trade up for Trubisky
- April 28, 2017

The 2017 NFL Draft will begin tonight at 8 PM. The Browns have selected Texas A&M pass rusher Myles Garrett with the first pick in Thursday's National Football League draft. And here is what McShay had to say about his projection , which is ESPN Insider content. The No. 1 pick was unanimous, but pick No. 12 brought up some disagreements. (more...)
Australian federal police confirm breach of journalist's metadata Australian federal police confirm breach of journalist's metadata
- April 28, 2017

The access was to records of calls, not the calls themselves, Mr Colvin said. Commissioner Colvin said the journalist at the centre of the breach has not been informed and it was the reporter's metadata not the content of phone calls that was accessed during the leak. (more...)
Hope for premies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow
- April 28, 2017

In a video that accompanied the release of the study , Emily Partridge, a research fellow at the hospital, described being struck by the sight of the zipped-up lamb fetuses, "breathing, swallowing, swimming, dreaming" - all with "complete detachment from the placenta and from mom". (more...)
Reps. Meehan and Costello come out against new GOP health care bill
- April 28, 2017

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., center, flanked by House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif. and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., leaves the podium during a news conference after a GOP caucus meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. (more...)
Bengals take receiver John Ross as running mate for AJ Green
- April 28, 2017

Ross is a burner. In March at the NFL Combine , Ross broke the all-time 40-yard dash record (held by running back Chris Johnson) with a time of 4.22. After missing the 2015 season with a torn ACL, Ross returned in 2016 and was best receiver in the Pac-12. "I will be cleared in July and I will be ready for training camp". (more...)
West Virginia increases autonomy of universities West Virginia increases autonomy of universities
- April 28, 2017

Money that would have been generated from daily fees - $2 per vehicle - would have gone directly to the maintenance and upkeep of the park where the pass was purchased. In different senses, both Justice and McDaniel are displaying the right attitudes. In West Virginia, it will be a misdemeanor to intentionally display publicly, distribute or threaten to disclose sexually explicit or intimate images of someone else without their consent. (more...)
US Republican leaders seek votes for healthcare bill US Republican leaders seek votes for healthcare bill
- April 28, 2017

It's of course possible that Herrera Beutler and Young are some of only a handful of Tuesday Group members who wind up as "no's" on the new health care bill. Could the GOP health care bill fail once again, or could the party finally accomplish what it couldn't do a month ago? She called out the GOP for not devoting almost enough resources needed to make high-risk pools function, and she said the bill's real goal is to serve as a massive transfer of wealth from sick people to the rich. (more...)
Texas backs tough 'sanctuary city' ban as federal push slows Texas backs tough 'sanctuary city' ban as federal push slows
- April 28, 2017

Protesters gathered outside the Capitol and a Facebook page was set up in support of Neave's action. Fellow Lubbock Republican Rep. John Frullo also backed the bill - which was similar to a Senate version proposed by Sen. A compromise bill will have to be worked out before Governor Greg Abbott can sign it. The judge argued that taking money away from cities that don't cooperate with federal immigration enforcement could be considered unconstitutional, siding with Santa Clara County, ... (more...)

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