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Beyond the exterior, you'll find the usual smartwatch tech, including: heart rate sensors, sleep tracking , and a built-in Global Positioning System. The Fitbit Ionic is the company's first full-fledged smartwatch. With Fitbit's newest product, the fitness company is moving beyond the wrist to a new body part: the ears.
  • Oregon Humane Society team travels to Houston to help animals

    Oregon Humane Society team travels to Houston to help animals

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    New Jersey's St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center - just one of many groups looking to help displaced animals - flew in at least 100 dogs from Texas , and coordinated their placement through a network of other shelters, NJ.com reported . Red Cross officials said evacuees with pets are welcome at its shelters, and animals are typically housed in cages on site or accommodated by partner organizations.
  • Baird Cuts Rating On The Advisory Board Company (ABCO) To

    Baird Cuts Rating On The Advisory Board Company (ABCO) To "Neutral"

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    Piper Jaffray has "Hold" rating and $5100 target. JP Morgan initiated it with "Overweight" rating and $64.0 target in Tuesday, November 17 report. The stock has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, June 20. About 157,842 shares traded or 68.21% up from the average. The stock of The Advisory Board Company (NASDAQ:ABCO) has "Outperform" rating given on Monday, October 12 by FBR Capital.
  • Acorda Therapeutics Shares Crushed After Receipt of FDA Refusal Letter

    Acorda Therapeutics Shares Crushed After Receipt of FDA Refusal Letter

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    Tracking the stock price in relation to moving averages as well as highs and lows for the year might assist with evaluating future stock performance. Analyst research firms are expressing bullish stance on Acorda Therapeutics , Inc. " FINL also announced the adoption of a shareholder rights plan to protect the company against any unwanted takeover bids (note Sports Direct has cumulated an 8% direct position and 28% total direct/ indirect stake)".
  • Separating conjoined twins: Docs complete 1st phase of surgery

    Separating conjoined twins: Docs complete 1st phase of surgery

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    Naveen Patnaik , the Chief Minister called up Professor Ashok Mohapatra, who is leading the team of doctors, and questioned about the health of the two kids. "The reconstruction by a team of specialists would be done after 15 days or even a month" and added that it would take between 10-50 hours. "First phase of the multistage surgery was successful".
  • Moderate fat consumption may lower risk of death, global study finds

    Moderate fat consumption may lower risk of death, global study finds

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    However, a diet high in carbohydrates , in which carbs represent more than 60 per cent of caloric intake, was linked to higher mortality rates. "In low and middle-income countries, where diets sometimes consist of more than 65% of energy from carbohydrates, guidelines should refocus their attention towards reducing carbohydrate intake , instead of focusing on reducing fats".
  • Harvey hits insurance stocks as loss estimates surge to US$20bil

    Harvey hits insurance stocks as loss estimates surge to US$20bil

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    A state of emergency has been declared in neighboring Louisiana as well Monday, as officials fear that rain from Harvey will cause flooding there. President Trump plans to go to Texas on Tuesday to survey the damage and he told reporters he may also stop by Louisiana later this week.
  • Hurricane Harvey ratchets up pressure for OPEC to rebalance the market

    Hurricane Harvey ratchets up pressure for OPEC to rebalance the market

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    Harvey still stands to dump unprecedentedly heavy rain in some parts of the two states. Hotel companies IHG and Hyatt on Monday said they were gathering information about potential property damage at their Houston-area hotels. Greg Abbott (R) on Monday activated the state's entire National Guard in response to Hurricane Harvey , pushing the total deployment to 12,000.
  • Ocado's Alexa skill lets you call out your shopping list

    Ocado's Alexa skill lets you call out your shopping list

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    For example, you'll be able to tell Alexa to play your music in the living room, play music upstairs or downstairs, or even just play your music everywhere. LG Electronics said Sunday that it would make its appliances work with Amazon's Echo smart speaker as part of an ongoing process to expand into artificial intelligence.
  • Six family members feared dead while trying to escape Harevy

    Six family members feared dead while trying to escape Harevy

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    A family member, who didn't want to give his name, told CBS News correspondent Mark Strassmann how the tragic event unfolded. 84, and his wife Belia, 81; Devy Saldivar, 16; Dominic Saldivar, 15; Xavier Saldivar, 8; and Daisy Saldivar, 6. The children's mother had left the four at home, she said. Authorities did not immediately verify the report, and no bodies have been recovered. The Harris County Sheriff's Office said it could not confirm the missing family, but the relatives said they ...
  • Newcastle midfielder de Jong rejoins Ajax

    Newcastle midfielder de Jong rejoins Ajax

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    It is understood that Turkish club Galatasaray have informed De Jong he is free to leave after an underwhelming year at the Turk Telekom Stadium and Ajax are ready to swoop. Sportsmail reported last week that the two clubs were in talks over a £4million deal after De Jong turned down a move to Reading. De Jong - whose brother Luuk is now at PSV after a loan spell at St James' Park - won four consecutive league titles at the end of his last spell with Ajax .
  • Anambra Election: See PDP Candidate, Obaze Reaction After Securing Party Ticket

    Anambra Election: See PDP Candidate, Obaze Reaction After Securing Party Ticket

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    Specifically, the senator accused a former governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, of bringing back the era of god-fatherism to the state. Of the seven aspirants running on the party's platform, four had pulled out of the race. " The exercise violated all known principles of democratic practice ". She explained that the result of the congress which produced three delegates per ward, who will then elect the party's governorship candidate on Monday, August 28, not only lacked transparency but ...
  • Politics Stella Oduah Threatens to Withdraw From Anambra Governorship Race

    Politics Stella Oduah Threatens to Withdraw From Anambra Governorship Race

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    The exercise is coming a day after the All Progressives Congress (APC) held its own primary election in the south-eastern state. Mr. Ubah could only garner 94 votes to place third while two votes were declared as invalid. But Mr. Umahi interrupted him and asked him to wait for declaration of results to make his protest. This he said made it hard for the candidates to campaign to the delegates.
  • Destiny 2 - How to Fix the Saxophone Error

    Destiny 2 - How to Fix the Saxophone Error

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    Imagine if the actual game had told its story this well! Those who have not pre-ordered will be able to access the beta at 10:00 am Pacific Time tomorrow, August 29. If you have a reason to switch to play with friends from a different region, or if you simply feel like switching, you're more than welcome to do so.
  • New York City to hike price of cigarettes

    New York City to hike price of cigarettes

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    The city is also mandating that apartment buildings of three or more units must create specific smoking policies, while prohibiting smoking in all public areas. And tobacco products other than cigarettes will also jump in price thanks to a 10% tax that will go to public housing. That's a drop of about 900,000 residents.
  • #OurMumuDonDo protesters storm EFCC, ask FG to repatriate Diezani

    #OurMumuDonDo protesters storm EFCC, ask FG to repatriate Diezani

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    On August 9, 2017, vacation judge Justice Chuka Obiozor granted an order temporarily forfeiting the money to the FG. Nigeria's anti-graft Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC ), which accuses Alison-Madueke of corruption, argued in the Lagos court that she had illicitly laundered the funds with the help of top oil officials.
  • Aetna hit with class-action lawsuit for revealing HIV statuses

    Aetna hit with class-action lawsuit for revealing HIV statuses

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    Health care company Aetna breached the privacy of customers in several states after it mailed envelopes disclosing their HIV status, according to lawyers with the Legal Action Center and AIDS Project of Pennsylvania. Health insurer Aetna accidentally mailed envelopes around the U.S and revealed private data from AIDS patients of various states. The Legal Action Center and the AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania say they are considering further legal action.
  • India beat SL; take unassailable 3-0 lead

    India beat SL; take unassailable 3-0 lead

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    As the end was approaching in the third ODI when India were at 210/4 after 44 overs and needing just 8 runs to win, the crowd in the stadium began creating a ruckus by throwing bottled onto the field. But then Dhoni (45 not out) and Bhuvneshwar A (53 not out) forged a match-winning partnership to seal the deal for India . Pujara, who has played under M.S.