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BMO Capital Markets upgraded Merck & Co., Inc. Bank of America downgraded Merck & Co., Inc. JP Morgan downgraded the shares of ARRY in report on Friday, February 3 to "Neutral" rating. They expect $0.88 earnings per share, down 5.38% or $0.05 from last year's $0.93 per share. This translates into $2.44 billion profit for MRK giving the stock a 18.76 P/E. Read More »

Trump's tape ruse risks fresh legal jeopardy in Russian Federation probe

Trump, in a Fox News interview that aired Friday, was asked whether he thinks Mueller should recuse himself from the Russian Federation probe he is leading. Warner is the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee. According to one person familiar with the matter, who spoke on condition of anonymity, Trump raised the possibility of tapes as a strategy to ensure that Comey told the truth, even though Trump now is suggesting that did so because he couldn't be sure there were no ... Read More »

Senate Republicans unveil U.S. health bill - but lack votes to pass it

The bill, which Senate Republicans unveiled Thursday after months of closed-door talks, immediately came under fire by Colorado health care providers and Democrats . The CBO analysis of the House version estimated that as many as 24 million fewer people would have insurance under the plan, though the assessment of the Senate version is likely to differ based on significant changes . Read More »

North Korea says USA student's death a 'mystery to us as well'

Kenneth Bae, the USA citizen detained by North Korea for two years, says he believes it is possible the late Otto Warmbier could have been tortured during his captivity in the communist country. "He was my soul mate on so many levels and I truly believe that he helped me become a better human being, the person that I am today", Alex Vagonis told a group of students Tuesday at the University of Virginia , from where Warmbier would have graduated this year. Read More »

GOP Opposition Imperils Senate Health Care Bill

If legislation is to prevail in the Senate, McConnell can lose the support of only two of his 52 Republicans , assuming all 48 Democrats and independents oppose the bill, as expected. Which creates a flawless incentive for free riders to stay out of the market until they get sick, then buy in without penalty. Many Democrats and Republicans did not know what was in the bill that could overhaul one-sixth of the economy. Read More »

Saudi King ousts nephew, names son as crown prince

Throughout the early morning it aired footage of Mohammed bin Nayef pledging allegiance to the younger Mohammed bin Salman , who knelt and kissed his cousin's hand. Although he is still in his youth, Mohammed bin Salman has for a long time held senior government positions and has been at the forefront of the kingdom's plans to wean itself off oil as one of economic strategies that were launched previous year. Read More »

President Erdoğan congratulates new Saudi crown prince

Although Mohammed bin Salman's promotion to crown prince had always been expected among those who follow the royal family closely, the timing was a surprise, and puts the kingdom's future in relatively untested hands. McDonald's KSA, which stands for Kingdom of Saudi Arabia , is a franchise operation which is owned by Riyadh International Catering Company. Iranian news outlets pointed to one anonymous Twitter account, which claims to share secrets from the Saudi elite and is now claiming ... Read More »

Senate GOP health care bill released

Kentucky's Rand Paul , one of the four, said , "We can not support the current bill". The Senate bill revealed Thursday also sharply cuts Medicaid subsidies to states - one of the main ways the ACA grew coverage by 20 million people since it was first enacted in 2010. Read More »

Tyson Foods Rolls Out High-tech Chicken Welfare Programme

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Several other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of TSN . 26,166 are held by Balasa Dinverno Foltz Lc. Congress Asset Mgmt Ma holds 7,017 shares. Float is the number of shares available for trading of a particular stock. Marble Harbor Investment Counsel Llc increased International Business Machs (NYSE:IBM) stake by 2,700 shares to 9,837 valued at $1.63 million in 2016Q4. Read More »

GOP Health Bill: Senate Leader Faces Battle for Support

Democrats are united in opposition. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was expected to push for a vote next week on the legislation, which would eliminate much of Obama's 2010 overhaul and leave government with a diminished role in providing coverage and helping people afford it. Read More »

LaVar Ball gets booed mercilessly by crowd at NBA Draft

The Lakers don't appear concerned by LaVar Ball , the voluble father with aspirations of building a global sports empire around his three talented sons. Now they add Fultz to a promising young core that includes Rookie of the Year finalists Joel Embiid and Dario Saric, plus Ben Simmons , the top pick from last year who sat out all season with a foot injury. Read More »

Knicks end the run on freshmen picks in draft

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He's already learned about life at the trade deadline. Josh Jackson said he didn't work out for the Celtics because he did not have time to do so after Boston traded the No. "I see a lot of their players on their team are about the same things I'm about". If the no. 1 pick for 2017 stays all four years with the team that drafts him, provided he signs for 100 percent of the rookie salary scale, he will earn $22,959,972. Read More »

Prez polls: Naidu hails JD(U)'s decision to support Kovind

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The JD-U's support to Kovind clearly speaks of his wider acceptability among non-NDA parties. BJP President Amit Shah will also be present when Kovind files his papers, as will the Telangana and Tamil Nadu chief ministers, two leaders from non-NDA parties supporting Kovind, sources in the southern parties said. Read More »

War-torn Yemen to get cholera vaccines as death toll mounts

One million cholera vaccine doses have been approved to be shipped to Yemen, according to an Associated Press report . Some 27% of suspected cholera cases have been reported among 15 to 29 year olds, making them the most affected age group, followed by children of five to 14 years of age (23% of the cases). Read More »

Spurs select Buffs G Derrick White with No. 29 pick in draft

It was humbling at the time. Paul George made it known he wants to play in Los Angeles and would likely spend just one year with either Portland or San Antonio unless they can sign him to a longterm deal. That is the only way Derrick White could describe his ascension from a high school player with 1 1/2 college scholarship offers to becoming a first-round pick of the vaunted San Antonio Spurs . Read More »

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Slams 'Blood Money' GOP Health Care Bill

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Before Obamacare , insurers were free to deny coverage to such individuals - and this wasn't something they did simply because they were being cruel. Lisa Murkowski said she needs time to review a health care bill drafted by fellow Republicans to understand its effects. "Little negotiation, but it's going to be very good". Read More »

Vaccines can be blamed for problems without proof — European Union court

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The ruling stemmed from the case of a French man known as J.W. who was vaccinated against hepatitis B in 1998 and developed multiple sclerosis a year later. An appeal was brought to the French Court of Cassation. Yesterday's decision allows for a court, "where there is not certain and irrefutable evidence, to conclude that there is a defect in a vaccine and a causal link between the defect and a disease on the basis of a set of evidence ... Read More »

Four Republican senators say they cannot support healthcare bill

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell unveiled the bill, drafted in secret by a handful of lawmakers and aides, at a closed-door session with party faithful. The Senate proposal, crafted behind closed doors, contains even larger Medicaid cuts in the long term than the House plan-cuts that would ultimately result in more veterans losing Medicaid coverage . Read More »