Context matters. The stock market drop is less scary than it seems

Two days of steep losses have erased the USA market's gains from the start of this year, ending a spate of record-setting calm for stocks. The Nasdaq composite lost 162.02 points, or 2.2 percent, to 7,078.93. "One of the attributes of these inverse... More..

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Woman sticks fork into 3-inch lizard while eating salad
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Woman sticks fork into 3-inch lizard while eating salad

Carr, who's a nursing mom, said the situation was "very, very scary" because there's no way for her to know whether or not she ingested the tail. A supermarket spokeswoman said it notified the supplier. After t...More..

Sanofi Pasteur thumbs down PH demand for P3.5-B Dengvaxia refund
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Sanofi Pasteur thumbs down PH demand for P3.5-B Dengvaxia refund

Sanofi triggered the furor by conceding recently that when you give Dengvaxia to a child who has not already been exposed to dengue, it raises the risk that their first infection in response to wild-type deng...More..

US Starts Drawing Down Troops from Iraq
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

US Starts Drawing Down Troops from Iraq

US Army Colonel Ryan Dillon , spokesperson for the US-led coalition against ISIS , declined on Monday to confirm or deny whether US forces have begun reducing their numbers in Iraq. "Great power competition, ...More..

Super Bowl Draws Average Audience of 106M Viewers
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Super Bowl Draws Average Audience of 106M Viewers

This was good news for advertisers, who could count on eyeballs throughout the game, and particularly for Tide , which aired four brilliant commercials across four quarters and easily won the night with the ...More..

Sanofi rejects refund demand faces Philippine suit over dengue vaccine
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Sanofi rejects refund demand faces Philippine suit over dengue vaccine

The refund was not due to safety or quality concerns, but merely to show it was cooperating with the health department, it said. The announcement caused panic among parents of injected children, said the gove...More..

Lawmakers want to ban laundry detergent from looking tasty
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Lawmakers want to ban laundry detergent from looking tasty

Proctor & Gamble, which owns Tide, recently launched a campaign to warn people not to eat the pods. The bill comes amid growing concerns that children are eating the packets and teenagers are engaging in the ...More..

After Public Backlash, Publix Will Now Cover HIV Prevention Medication
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

After Public Backlash, Publix Will Now Cover HIV Prevention Medication

According to Smith, the decision not to cover the HIV prevention drug came directly from the chain and not the medical insurance companies that cover employees. Florida leads the country in new HIV cases. Th...More..

Golar LNG (GLNG) Raised to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Golar LNG (GLNG) Raised to Hold at Zacks Investment Research

Institutional investors own 84.38% of the company's stock. The stock decreased 1.83% or $4.41 during the last trading session, reaching $237.11. WLK's profit would be $211.73M giving it 16.22 P/E if the $1.64 E...More..

Toy tiger sparks armed police alert in Aberdeenshire
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Toy tiger sparks armed police alert in Aberdeenshire

As time went on, Bruce grew suspicious why the animal hadn't moved during the 45-minute standoff and drove his truck forward for a closer look. On Saturday night, a local farmer called the police, claiming he s...More..

Cancer vaccine eliminates tumor in mice
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Cancer vaccine eliminates tumor in mice

This new type of therapy would allow doctors to target the tumor or tumors having adverse effects on the body, instead of causing the entire body to go through treatment and endure adverse side effects. The hop...More..

Five flu-related deaths in region according to health unit
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Five flu-related deaths in region according to health unit

The death comes during a particularly challenging flu season nationwide, with the disease causing the deaths of dozens of children. Department spokeswoman Meg Mirivel told state lawmakers that the total fig...More..

by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Hold Consensus rating on stock: WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (WCG)

Prudential Financial, Inc. (NYSE:PRU) has risen 33.66% since February 4, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 3.75% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months negative chart setup for the $4.10 billion ...More..

Akshay Kumar's 'Gold' teaser out
by | Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Akshay Kumar's 'Gold' teaser out

Akshay Kumar took to Twitter to share the teaser saying, "Abhi tak India chup tha. #GoldTeaser Out Now. @excelmovies @FarOutAkhtar @ritesh_sid @kagtireema". And now, this very minute-long presentation of " Gold...More..

Goodbye grid girls, say hello to the new Formula 1 grid kids
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Goodbye grid girls, say hello to the new Formula 1 grid kids

Sean Bratches , F1 managing director of commercial operations, said: 'Over the previous year we have looked at a number of areas which we felt needed updating so as to be more in tune with our vision for this g...More..

Military deployed as norovirus outbreak hits Winter Olympic security guards
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Military deployed as norovirus outbreak hits Winter Olympic security guards

In Japan, Pence says he will meet with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to show "solidarity", in the face of the North Korean threat and with USA service members who would be among the first to respond to a crisis. Le...More..

Split in MQM-P over distribution of Senate tickets
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Split in MQM-P over distribution of Senate tickets

Siddiqui said that 90 percent members of coordination committee have shown their reservations over the name of Tessori for Senate's seat. "Sattar's role is that of the twelfth member of a cricket team who can...More..

General Babangida's media aide absolves self of any wrongdoing
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

General Babangida's media aide absolves self of any wrongdoing

According to him, what his statement titled, " Towards a National Rebirth ", emphasised was for a new breed of leadership to emerge through the electoral process, but was not meant to deny President Buhari his ...More..

Aspergers sufferer accused of hacking wins appeal against extradition
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Aspergers sufferer accused of hacking wins appeal against extradition

Love was arrested in 2013 on suspicion of hacking into USA entities and his computer equipment was seized. Far from it. Much of Mr Love's argument was based on the contention that this is indeed where he shou...More..

Super Bowl National Anthem: Pink Sings, No Protests From Players
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Super Bowl National Anthem: Pink Sings, No Protests From Players

Players kneeling during the national anthem in protest of police brutality and systemic racism within the justice system became one of the biggest stories of the 2017 NFL season. "When you're doing a live e...More..

Dental Students Took Selfie With Severed Heads
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Dental Students Took Selfie With Severed Heads

An email responding to a complaint about the picture from Yale School of Medicine director of medical studies, Dr Lawrence Rizzolo, seen by the agency, said that it was "an egregious violation of Yale policy"...More..

Who is Tom Brady's Wife? Gisele Bundchen, Supermodel & Mom
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Who is Tom Brady's Wife? Gisele Bundchen, Supermodel & Mom

The praise came in response to a question from a reporter from Argentina who had explained that Brady is compared to soccer stars Lionel Messi and Diego Maradona in that country, before asking Belichick if he...More..

Nursing homes sedate residents with dementia by misusing antipsychotic drugs, report finds
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Nursing homes sedate residents with dementia by misusing antipsychotic drugs, report finds

According to Human Rights Watch (HRW), nursing home workers are giving over 179,000 residents antipsychotic drugs as a form of "chemical restraints" every week. It also announced a new goal of a 15 percent re...More..

Delhi: Businessman shot dead in road rage after he objected rash driving
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Delhi: Businessman shot dead in road rage after he objected rash driving

The victim's nephew Kunal, who was the sole eyewitness of the murder, told the police that his uncle was driving the Wagon R auto when a rashly driven Eeco hit them. On Tuesday, Congress Seva Dal worker was s...More..

Rohingya crisis can incite religious conflict in South Asia
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Rohingya crisis can incite religious conflict in South Asia

Berset's visit is the first by a Swiss president to Bangladesh since it gained independence from Pakistan 1n 1971. The UN human rights chief on Monday warned that Myanmar's persecution of the Rohingya Mus...More..

Super Bowl 2018: Pink Makes A Serious Statement Singing The National Anthem
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Super Bowl 2018: Pink Makes A Serious Statement Singing The National Anthem

The "So What" singer snapped back: "Yeah but at least I suck while singing our countries national anthem , and you just suck by yourself on a dirty couch". At the time of filing this report, the Eagles shock...More..

South Australia's Virtual Power Plant
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

South Australia's Virtual Power Plant

Tesla has a foothold in the energy storage market in Australia thanks to its 100MW/129MWh Powerpack project in the state-currently the world's largest centralized lithium ion battery system. Public or community...More..

US's Trump Says UK's Problems Show Universal Health Care Doesn't Work
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

US's Trump Says UK's Problems Show Universal Health Care Doesn't Work

Though congressional Republicans agreed last week to back off the contentious politics of the Affordable Care Act this year, President Donald Trump began Monday morning by stirring the health-care policy pot ...More..

Declassify? House Democrats vote to air their Russia-probe memo
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Declassify? House Democrats vote to air their Russia-probe memo

The memo confirms the FBI's counterintelligence investigation into the Trump campaign began in July 2016, months before the surveillance warrant was sought, and was "triggered" by information concerning campaig...More..

Shocking | 21 people contract HIV in UP, after quack uses infected needle
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Shocking | 21 people contract HIV in UP, after quack uses infected needle

Five of those infected were children, mostly under the age of 12 years. Locals reportedly visited a quack who used a single syringe for treatment on everybody, said authorities. India has poor standards of me...More..

Bristol Myers Squibb (BMY) Stock: Gaining On Strong Earnings And Clinical Results
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Bristol Myers Squibb (BMY) Stock: Gaining On Strong Earnings And Clinical Results

Jpmorgan Chase And accumulated 22.53 million shares or 0.31% of the stock. Tufton Capital Management boosted its holdings in shares of Bristol-Myers Squibb by 23.5% in the 2nd quarter. 5 analysts recommended Ov...More..

E-cigarettes 'should be on prescription'
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

E-cigarettes 'should be on prescription'

An analysis of 7 recent studies into whether e-cigarettes can help people quit smoking or cut down found 2 in support, 1 against and 4 returning an inconclusive verdict. They were also asked about the perceiv...More..

Iowa Democrats seek to rebuild with this year's caucuses
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Iowa Democrats seek to rebuild with this year's caucuses

Senate seats on the ballot and four potentially very competitive congressional contests, Martin said, "Minnesota will be at the epicenter of the 2018 elections, and precinct caucuses are where it all begins". o...More..

Aaron Gordon Withdraws From Dunk Contest, Replacement Announced
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Aaron Gordon Withdraws From Dunk Contest, Replacement Announced

The 2018 NBA Slam Dunk Contest will feature four players who have impressed in all sorts of ways with their high-flying ability in front of the rim. "It's pretty disappointing, first, not being able to play w...More..

Logan Paul returns to Youtube, claims to 'still be lit as f**k'
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Logan Paul returns to Youtube, claims to 'still be lit as f**k'

Logan Paul returned to YouTube with a new vlog. February 5: The controversial YouTube star, Logan Paul , has announced his comeback to the social media. Interestingly - or upsettingly - many YouTube users r...More..

US, Russia Face Deadline for Nuclear Arsenal Reduction
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

US, Russia Face Deadline for Nuclear Arsenal Reduction

The United States and Russian Federation have both declared that they complied with a 2010 arms-control treaty limiting the two countries' massive nuclear arsenals, as Moscow criticized President Donald Trump's...More..

The 2017-18 Flu Epidemic Has Not Peaked
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

The 2017-18 Flu Epidemic Has Not Peaked

Of those, 84 are Influenza A and 31 are Influenza B. If you've been lucky enough to dodge those flu germs, don't count yourself safe yet because this season's flu virus is one of the worst in recent memory. E...More..

Victor of $559M Powerball jackpot files to stay anonymous despite state rules
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Victor of $559M Powerball jackpot files to stay anonymous despite state rules

A New Hampshire woman who says she has a Powerball ticket that won a $559.7 million jackpot wants a court order allowing her to stay anonymous, saying she made a "huge mistake" in signing the ticket without...More..

Hot tea drinkers could get throat cancer
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Hot tea drinkers could get throat cancer

Tobacco smoking and alcohol consumption, as well as the chemical compounds and adverse thermal effect of high-temperature tea, considerably complicate the association between tea consumption and esophageal can...More..

For the First Time Ever, Scientists Found Alien Worlds in Another Galaxy
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

For the First Time Ever, Scientists Found Alien Worlds in Another Galaxy

It is a method capable of discovering planets at truly great distances from the Earth . A later research discovered no findings proving that the planet was really there at all, while it was earlier thought t...More..

Black Panther director Ryan Coogler opens up about the film
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Black Panther director Ryan Coogler opens up about the film

Facebook announced on Sunday that it took a proactive step in quashing the activity alt-right group who aimed to sabotage the audience score for the movie 'Black Panther '. "The students just found out we are ...More..

Girl Scout Cookies Return
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Girl Scout Cookies Return

A 9-year-old Girl Scout in California discovered a strategic spot to sell cookies - in front of the Urbn Leaf marijuana dispensary in San Diego , The San Diego-Union Tribune reported. Bushan said Girl Sc...More..

Italy prime minister rules out coalition with Berlusconi's center-right bloc
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Italy prime minister rules out coalition with Berlusconi's center-right bloc

Local authorities say that Traini had draped himself with an Italian flag before carrying out the shooting . The mother announced her disappearance to the police which had been looking for her until a driver f...More..

Honour killing hearing: SC refuses to take note of Ankit Saxena's case
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Honour killing hearing: SC refuses to take note of Ankit Saxena's case

The top court said this while hearing a petition by non-profit Shakti Vahini, which moved to the court questioning the legal validity of honour killing orders passed by " khap panchayats ". The advocate appeari...More..

We've Completely Defeated Boko Haram - Army
by | Tuesday, February 06, 2018

We've Completely Defeated Boko Haram - Army

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Cancer Day: FG to roll-out nationwide screening - Adewole
by | Monday, February 05, 2018

Cancer Day: FG to roll-out nationwide screening - Adewole

He said: "On a day like this, it is important to reiterate the need for coordinated action by all relevant stakeholders in the health sector on the management and control of cancer". The minister appealed to co...More..

Sharpshooter From UP's Kasganj Arrested In Delhi Encounter, Aide Escapes
by | Monday, February 05, 2018

Sharpshooter From UP's Kasganj Arrested In Delhi Encounter, Aide Escapes

As soon as they entered the area in a Swift auto, they opened fire on the police team. Two policemen, Inspector Rajendra and Sub-Inspector Pravesh Kasna were hit with the bullets during the firing but they we...More..

Delhi Sealing Drive: Traders call for two-day shutdown
by | Monday, February 05, 2018

Delhi Sealing Drive: Traders call for two-day shutdown

This time round, the sealing drive is being carried out again against business establishments that are using residential properties for commercial purposes without paying conversion charges. The CAIT urged ...More..

IBB Authorised The Statement I Issued - Spokesperson
by | Monday, February 05, 2018

IBB Authorised The Statement I Issued - Spokesperson

Hours after the statement was released to the media, another statement from Babangida disowned the earlier statement. President Ibrahim Babangida has said that he cannot deny that President Muhammadu Buhari h...More..

Finance secretary Dr Hasmukh Adhiadefends LTCG tax at Indian Institute of Management
by | Monday, February 05, 2018

Finance secretary Dr Hasmukh Adhiadefends LTCG tax at Indian Institute of Management

Jaitley said that reforms and incentives by the Government has made the equity market buoyant. The Centre, however, has managed to soften the blow by grandfathering the existing investments. The Centre coll...More..