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About 133,364 shares traded or 305.15% up from the average. It has underperformed by 24.59% the S&P500. Bokf increased Anthem Inc (ANTM) stake by 5.82% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. State Board Of Administration Of Florida Retirement Systems, Florida-based fund reported 16,824 shares. Illinois-based Allstate has invested 0.36% in Verizon Communications Inc.
  • UK Announces £200m Support For North East As Johnson, Patel Visit Nigeria

    UK Announces £200m Support For North East As Johnson, Patel Visit Nigeria

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    Johnson said that the visit was aimed at assisting indigenes of the North East to avert starvation and build stability and security after the destruction caused by Boko Haram in the region. The UK's increased support is expected to deliver lifesaving food for more than 1,5 million people on the brink of starvation, treatment for up to 120 000 children at risk of dying from severe acute malnutrition and ongoing support to help keep 100 000 children in school.
  • Medicines Co (NASDAQ:MDCO) Move as Institutional Investors' Sentiment Up

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    The Medicines Company ( MDCO ) closed its previous trading session at $36.43 with the loss of -5.96%. It has by 0.00% the S&P500.The move comes after 5 months negative chart setup for the $2.70B company. Current levels places The Medicines Company (NASDAQ: MDCO)'s stock about -16.62% from the 50-day high and 5.70% away from the 50-day low. The stock of The Medicines Company (NASDAQ: MDCO ) earned "Hold" rating by Jefferies on Friday, August 28.
  • New fathers in U.S. older than ever

    New fathers in U.S. older than ever

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    With older families producing fewer children over a shrinking window of possible childbearing, the increasing average ages of parents could also have a pronounced effect on the economy. These patterns are seen in all racial, regional, age and education categories. Eisenberg said the record-holder is a man from India who early this decade fathered two babies at the age of 94 and 96 with a wife who was in her late fifties.
  • Tillerson thanks Mexico for Harvey aid offer

    Tillerson thanks Mexico for Harvey aid offer

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    He did not mention their offer of assistance, which is still waiting for a response from the president. If he were to accept aid, he could be accused of hypocrisy over his stance on Mexico . But he advised the current administration to take advantage of the offer from its southern neighbor ― both because of Mexico's close proximity to Texas and because of the symbolic message that cooperation between the two countries would send.
  • Parents alerted as Blue whale claims 1st victim in Assam

    Parents alerted as Blue whale claims 1st victim in Assam

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    This suspicion came to fore, after police found the image of a blue whale on his left fore arm. A note was also recovered from his residence stating "Blue Whale is not a game but danger and once entered, you can never exit". The city's superintendent of police Manivannan said: "We are searching the cell phone of Vighnesh and will try and detect the other members in the group as mentioned by his mother".
  • Analysts Ratings on: AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (AFSI)

    Analysts Ratings on: AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (AFSI)

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    The Blackstone Group L.P. had 50 analyst reports since August 9, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock declined 3.38% or $0.45 reaching $12.99 on the news. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of AFSI in report on Tuesday, August 8 with "Hold" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating by Needham given on Friday, October 23.
  • Today recognized as International Overdose Awareness Day

    Today recognized as International Overdose Awareness Day

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    Drug overdoses now kill more Americans than auto accidents or gun violence. Drug- and alcohol-related deaths in the state increased for the sixth year in a row in 2016, claiming the lives of 2,089 Marylanders, an all-time high and a 66 percent increase over 2015, according to the Maryland Department of Health .
  • Houston mayor confirms police officer drowned in flooding

    Houston mayor confirms police officer drowned in flooding

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    The city's police chief Art Acevedo said he had recommended the move to the mayor after several reports of looting in what is America's fourth largest city. Sergeant Perez was a 34-year veteran of the Houston Police Department. He leaves behind a wife, and a son and daughter. Acevedo had to break the news to Perez's wife.
  • Ponderosa Fire: 3150 acres burned, evacuation orders remain

    Ponderosa Fire: 3150 acres burned, evacuation orders remain

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    A small animal shelter has opened at the old county hospital at 2278 Del Oro Ave.in Oroville, and a large animal center at Camelot Equestrian Center, 1985 Clark Road, Oroville. As of Wednesday morning, the fire had burned more than 2,500 acres, and destroyed 10 homes. By 9 a.m., 10 homes and 20 outbuildings had been destroyed with five homes and 10 other outbuildings damaged.
  • The End Of Lower Gas Prices Will Be Here Soon

    The End Of Lower Gas Prices Will Be Here Soon

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    National average gasoline prices have climbed barely 3% over the past week, to $2.40 a gallon for regular, according to AAA. Even without any damage, it could take a week or two weeks for these refineries to start back up. But he also warned Americans to be careful to place the blame on oil companies. Magellan crews are working to return the company's Corpus Christi terminal and condensate splitter to normal operations, the company said.
  • Fox Renews TV Affiliations With Sinclair, Overcoming Competition Concerns

    Fox Renews TV Affiliations With Sinclair, Overcoming Competition Concerns

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    Pinnacle Associates Limited reported 1.68M shares. Sinclair Broadcast Group (NASDAQ: SBGI ) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday the 30th of May 2017. The company is up since yesterday's close of $29.42. It has underperformed by 4.42% the S&P500.The move comes after 6 months positive chart setup for the $3.24 billion company.
  • BBB warns of Harvey disaster relief scams, offers ways to donate

    BBB warns of Harvey disaster relief scams, offers ways to donate

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    The charities that most deserve your donations at this time are those that actually are in a position to help on the ground, he says. Text " Harvey " to 90999 to make a $10 donation. For security and tax purposes, it's best to always pay by credit card. It is important that we don't let down our guard and do our homework, so our hard-earned money helps those who are truly in need.
  • Screening for pancreatic cancer with a selfie

    Screening for pancreatic cancer with a selfie

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    BiliScreen uses a smartphone camera, computer vision algorithms, and machine learning tools to detect pancreatic cancer and other illnesses. BiliScreen is described in a paper that will be presented on September 13th at Ubicomp 2017 , the Association for Computing Machinery's International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing.
  • Yemen allies 'agree to end tensions' after deadly clash

    Yemen allies 'agree to end tensions' after deadly clash

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    Witnesses in Sanaa, which Saleh and Huthi jointly control, said the ex-president's forces had spread in southern parts of the capital near the presidential offices, which Saleh still holds despite resigning in 2012. From its inception, analysts have viewed the alliance as a tactical move by both sides, with rebels exploiting Saleh's political power and the former president benefitting from the Huthi's guns on the ground.
  • Traders Secrets on NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), Groupon, Inc. (GRPN)

    Traders Secrets on NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), Groupon, Inc. (GRPN)

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    It has outperformed by 195.58% the S&P500. (FB) stake by 27.22% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. The Guardian Life Insurance Company Of America holds 2,065 shares with $220,000 value, down from 270,107 last quarter. It improved, as 69 investors sold NVDA shares while 306 reduced holdings. Altfest L J owns 2,000 shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. The cost of selling goods last quarter was 928 million, yielding a gross basic income of 1.3 billion.
  • Experts 'rediscover' largest 'sea dragon' fossil in museum archive

    Experts 'rediscover' largest 'sea dragon' fossil in museum archive

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    All the details on the discovery have been published in the journal Acta Palaeontologica Polonica . A fossil Ichthyosaurus originally found in the English county of Somerset and later sent to a museum in Germany has been re-examined and found to contain the only known embryo of the species.
  • FDA Approves First Gene Therapy

    FDA Approves First Gene Therapy

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    Once modified, the cells are infused back into the patient to kill the cancer cells. Researchers filter the cells from a patient's blood, reprogramme them with a "chimeric antigen receptor" that targets cancer, and grow hundreds of millions of copies.
  • HSE has launched a stronger campaign to promote HPV vaccine

    HSE has launched a stronger campaign to promote HPV vaccine

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    Speaking at the launch of a HSE information campaign, Tony O'Brien, the Director General of the Health Service Executive is reported to have said that a campaign against the HPV vaccine is "emotional terrorism". Gardasil protects women against two forms of the sexually transmitted disease, HPV, which can cause cervical cancer and genital warts. Uptake of the vaccine here had dropped from about 90% originally to 50% past year, following claims that a number of girls have suffered serious side ...
  • New Fitbit Ionic smartwatch will work with Windows 10 Mobile

    New Fitbit Ionic smartwatch will work with Windows 10 Mobile

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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.