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Pete Frates, family to be helped by new ALS fund


The new Peter Frates Home Health Initiative said it will help three to five ALS patients every year in MA whose insurance won't cover skilled care at home. Massachusetts General Hospital spokesman Michael Morrison confirmed Frates was in "fair condition" hours after the Frates family posted a photo to Facebook showing the 32-year-old with an American flag flying from the end of his hospital bed and a string of flags behind him. Read More »

Steven Pienaar to play for South Africa's Bidwest Wits


A transfer to Borussia Dortmund failed to have the desired effect, with Pienaar subsequently loaned out to Everton, before making the move permanent in 2008. "He's hungry to win, hungry to play and he's coming to a team that had a little success, it all collates". Bidvest Wits, also known as the Clever Boys, took to Twitter to officially announce the move. Read More »

Essex mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile virus


Sixteen cases of WNV infection occurred in MA previous year, according to the DPH, which says people over 50 are at a higher risk for severe disease, though all ages can be affected by most mosquito-borne illnesses. "More severe infections are marked by a rapid onset of a high fever with head and body aches, disorientation, tremors, convulsions and, in the most severe cases, paralysis or death". Read More »

Facebook Challenges Court Gag


The company cites the First Amendment in seeking to let users know about the warrants, at least one of which relates to protests against Donald Trump. the things to be seized" - a requirement that was created to prohibit just such 'general warrants'". Nonetheless, Facebook is pressing ahead with the case, and has the backing of not just the Electronic Frontier Foundation and American Civil Liberties Union, but also technology companies including Apple and Microsoft. Read More »

Chickens cause havoc on highway


Austrian firefighters were charged with the tricky task of catching thousands of chickens running loose on a motorway, after a transport truck hit a bridge, spilling its freight onto the road. In the video, firefighters are seen taking the chickens which escaped back to the truck. A number of the chickens sadly perished in the accident, the driver was uninjured. Read More »

SpaceX Postpones Launch of Falcon 9 Carrier Rocket


Computers aborted Monday night's scheduled launch with just nine seconds remaining on the countdown clock, similar to Sunday's aborted launch. Mission of the Falcon-9 with Intelsat-35E is third mission during last two weeks conducted by SpaceX after BulgariaSat-1 launched on June 23rd and Iridium-11-20 satellites launched on June 25th. Read More »

Doctors send scans by social media to bypass 'backward' NHS systems


A report into how the NHS uses technology has formed some pretty scathing opinions, suggesting that the health service has done a poor job of updating to use the most modern tools - and adding that some doctors appear to be taking matters into their own hands by using social media to share things with colleagues. Read More »

Fifth Street Finance (NASDAQ:FSC)

Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC owned about 0.15% of Fifth Street Finance Corp. worth $951,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. 02/19/2016 - Fifth Street Finance Corp. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 0.15 and lower end at 0.12 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 0.19. TRADEMARK VIOLATION WARNING: This piece of content was first posted by The Cerbat Gem and is owned by of The Cerbat Gem. Read More »

Strong possibility of Akhilesh Yadav, Mayawati coming together: Lalu Prasad Yadav


Both Akhilesh's Samajwadi Party (SP) and Mayawati's Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) were severely thrashed in the recent Uttar Pradesh Assembly election, a defeat later attributed to a triangular contest in the state, unlike Bihar where a Mahagatbandhan (Grand Alliance) of Lalu's RJD, Nitish Kumar 's Janata Dal (United), and the Congress had stopped the Modi juggernaut in 2015. Read More »

Man misbehaves with CISF woman cop at Delhi airport, held


The accused, 45-year-old Purushottam Lal Bagga, who hails from Punjab, was departing for NY via Kuwait Airways. The accused, 45-year-old Purushottam Lal Bagga, who hails from Punjab, was departing for NY via Kuwait Airways, police said."He reached a help desk in the check-in area, where he saw the woman". Read More »

Marijuana Has Become Legal in Las Vegas


The couple said a grow house wedding was more about supporting the new marijuana law. Anna and Mark Balfe-Taylor got hitched inside a massive greenhouse for one of Las Vegas' largest marijuana dispensaries. Eager employees guided customers and answered questions from product potency to consumption regulations. Although it's legal for adults 21 and older to buy and possess up to an ounce of marijuana, consuming it in public remains illegal. Read More »

Jeremy Corbyn takes prime minister to task on public sector pay


She said: "I understand it has been hard for people who have been making sacrifices over the years as we've been dealing with Labour's mismanagement of the economy". The fiery exchange between Corbyn and May, which was briefly interrupted by House of Commons Speaker John Bercow, who criticised "downmarket" MPs for heckling the Labour leader, comes nearly a month after the election and weeks after the Grenfell Tower fire in west London. Read More »

We knew about Vuwani: Mahlobo


In May, Vuwani residents agreed to be serviced by the Vhembe District Municipality, only after they were promised a solution would be found to their demarcation dispute. "Some of our police are from those communities", he said. Twitter users had a field day on Tuesday over Mahlobo's comment. "But what we must emphasise is that a criminal is a criminal regardless of where they come from so we urge our people not to discriminate against foreigners", said Mahlobo. Read More »

Trinamool MLAs in Tripura suspended for anti-Meira Kumar stand


The Congress-led opposition's Presidential candidate Meira Kumar on Tuesday sought support from the legislators and members of Parliament of West Bengal's Trinamool Congress , Left and Congress parties. "We believe that election to the highest posts of President and Speaker should be unanimous", he said. "For our supreme position, if we are still talking about dalit versus dalit, we should look within ourselves and decide what kind of a mindset we have", she told reporters in Hyderabad . Read More »

BidaskClub Downgrades PDC Energy, Inc. (PDCE) to Strong Sell

That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of PDCE. 402.13 million shares or 2.31% less from 411.64 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. The firm has "Buy" rating by MLV given on Monday, August 10. Here are some other firms who have updated their holdings. The Firm delivers majority of its service offerings through a single instance of cloud software, athenaNet. Read More »

Are you exempt from linking Aadhaar with PAN? Read here


Out of the about 6.44 crore e-filers registered on the e-filing website of the income tax department, a senior official said, the Aadhaar-PAN linking had been done in about 3.06 crore cases. Earlier the Supreme Court put a partial stay Section 139AA of IT Act, which allows mandatory linkage of Aadhaar for filing income tax returns ( ITR ) and allotment of PAN (permanent account number). Read More »

FGM: More than 5000 new cases in England


The statistic, which has decreased from the 85 cases reported in Redbridge previous year, focuses on "newly recorded" women and girls with FGM who have had their data collected for the first time. The majority had originally had FGM done to them overseas and as a young child. "It takes courage to report concerns as many feel ashamed or worry they will betray friends and family". Read More »

Hot Stock Overview: Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (VRX)

The specialty pharmaceutical company reported $2.80 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.87 by $1.93. Investors sentiment increased to 1.22 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.83, from 0.83 in 2016Q3. ( VRX ) have 340.66 million outstanding shares now held by all its shareholders, including share blocks held by institutional investors and restricted shares owned by the company's officers and insiders. Read More »

Hawthorn Confirm Current Player Assisting Police Investigation


In a statement released on Wednesday afternoon, the Hawks confirmed the former Tiger was helping authorities, but could provide no futher details. Victoria Police confirmed in a statement to HuffPost Australia that two men, a 27-year-old and a 33-year-old had been arrested by Melbourne police and are now assisting authorities with enquiries into the alleged charges. Read More »

NASA To Shoot Didmyos Asteroid To Defend Earth From Destroying Impact


NASA has been contemplating this project - of which astrophysicist & Queen guitarist Brian May is a big fan - for a while now, but officially chose to move it to the preliminary design phase on June 23. DART would impact only Didymos B . These rocky objects are similar in size and composition to many asteroids, including those that could wreak havoc on Earth. Read More »

Hostages tell Joint Task Force how Maute Group pillaged Marawi City


Bautista described the school as host to some high rise structures that serve as machine gun nest and snipers' vantage position of terror groups. "A cadaver of a foreign-looking individual was also recovered by our troops". "They [hostages] estimate that their group alone was able to steal at least P500 million in cash not to include other items they have taken from households and business establishments", the JTF Marawi said. Read More »

Paolo Goltz se va del América y llega a Boca Juniors


Al ser cuestinado sobre su trabajo y lo que entregará en América , Carlos mencionó que " Miguel todavía no habla muy bien conmigo, pero viene trabajando conmigo desde Xolos hace seis meses, ya tengo una idea de lo que me pide y hay que trabajar". Read More »

Three quarters of graduates will never pay off student debt


The report, titled Higher education funding in England: past, present and options for the future , is written by Chris Bellfield, Jack Britton, Lorraine Dearden and Laura van der Erve. Last week, Mr Johnson warned against university leaders being paid excessive salaries - with some vice-chancellors earning over £400,000. The IFS says that the lowest-earning third of graduates are paying 30% more than in 2012, when the £21,000 threshold was introduced. Read More »