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Can Tennessee Offer Reduced Sentences with Sterilizations?


A White County judge has rescinded a measure allowing inmates to receive time off their sentence if they agree to take an educational course and undergo a birth control procedure. Speaking with the Times Free Press , Benningfield said he rescinded the program not because he's changed his mind about it but because Tennessee Department of Health officials abruptly left him no choice. Read More »

Is Bharti Singh all set to quit The Kapil Sharma show?


Revealing on the same, Bharti Singh talking to TOI said, "I am on The Kapil Sharma Show till my other show Comedy Dangal doesn't go on-air". The comedy queen who had recently teamed up with Kapil Sharma for the show, is soon going to quit TKSS. Read More »

Neuralstem, (NASDAQ:CUR) Recommendation Trimmed to Sell at ValuEngine

Additionally on 10/04/16 Brean Capital "Assumes" Neuralstem Inc (NASDAQ:CUR) to Buy setting price target at $4 and on 8/29/16 Roth Capital "Initiates Coverage on" the stock to Buy. Previously Wisdomtree Invstmnts (NASDAQ:WETF) reported $0.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.04 by $0.01 with surprise factor of 25%. Read More »

Tobacco Stocks Drop as FDA Issues Plan to Curb Tobacco-Related Deaths


Stocks of cigarette makers plunged after the announcement. The FDA's regulation targets the addictive nature of cigarettes, which could hurt the profitability of tobacco companies. The agency said it will issue guidance to describe a new enforcement policy "shortly" as it begins a public discussion around lowering nicotine levels. Read More »

Grimes & Company Inc. Lowers Stake in Altria Group (MO)

Winch Advisory Services Llc sold 22,054 shares as At&T Inc Com (T)'s stock declined 7.81%. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 112,457 shares in the company, valued at $7,952,959.04. 20 funds opened positions while 52 raised stakes. Soros Fund Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Altria Group during the fourth quarter valued at $352,000. Read More »

Saudi Arabia intercepts missile from Yemen near Mecca


In a statement, the Arab Alliance said this was "a desperate attempt by the [Houthi] rebels to disrupt the [Hajj] pilgrimage". In a statement carried by the Saudi Press Agency, the coalition command said the Houthi missile was shot down over Al-Wasliya area in Al-Taif province, some 69 kilometers away from the holy city. Read More »

Saudi Arabia: King Salman helped reopen Al-Aqsa Mosque


Saudi Arabia said on Thursday King Salman had been in contact with the United States and other world powers to try to prevent Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City being closed to Muslims and to defuse political and religious tensions. Read More »

Dog Revived After Accidental Drug Overdose

Police in ME say a dog that got into its owner's legally prescribed oxycodone appears to be fine after receiving a dose of the opioid-overdose antidote naloxone. The sergeant gave Addie a dose of Narcan and the dog "seemed to perk up a little", Sheriff Bill King said in a news release. So she flagged down Chauvette to revive the "drowsy" dog. Read More »

High consumption of sugary food and drink linked to poor mental health


The only thing that could would be a randomized controlled study, which would be unethical to perform knowing the links between sugar and other health consequences, Knuppel says. Dr Knuppel said sweet food gave only a temporary lift. In 1985, the Whitehall II study recruited over 10,000 civil servants aged 35-55 years and has been regularly collecting data from them through questionnaires ever since. Read More »

SC rejects abortion plea filed by 10-year-old rape survivor


The Court has pronounced its judgement based on the recommendations of the medical board which opposed a medical termination of pregnancy at the 32nd week of it, as it could jeopardise her health state. The eight-member panel of doctors of PGIMER who examined the girl comprised senior doctors drawn from various departments including pulmonary medicine, gynaecology, paediatrics, radiodiagnosis, cardiology, psychiatry and internal medicine. Read More »

Charlie Gard's Parents: Hospital Denied 'Final Wish' for Dying Son


Michio Hirano, said he was no longer willing to offer Charlie experimental nucleoside therapy after he examined the results of a new MRI scan. Doctors at Great Ormond Street Hospital and Charlie's parents Chris Gard and Connie Yates disagreed over how long he should receive life-support treatment. Read More »

Clorox Company (The) (CLX) Set to Announce Earnings on Thursday

Clorox Co Del now has $17.39 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.55% or $0.74 during the last trading session, reaching $134.17. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: " Clorox Company (The ) (NYSE: CLX ) Shares Bought by State Street Corp" was originally published by Stock Observer and is the sole property of of Stock Observer. Read More »

How much tax did parliamentarians pay: FBR issues directory


According to the directory, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif paid Rs2,524,213 in taxes while Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan paid Rs159,609. Note: Certain Parliamentarian, whose names are marked by *, have share income as Members of Associations of Persons. "After continued struggle of two years, Pakistan became the 104th member of Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, by fulfilling the global set criteria and introducing the internal reforms", Dar said, adding ... Read More »

GOP 'no' votes on Obamacare repeal


But it remains unclear whether Republicans can get to the needed 50 votes on any one of those three plans. Yesterday, seven Republicans , including Senator John McCain , voted no to the move to only repeal Obamacare and giving a two-year window for a new healthcare bill for its replacement. Read More »

Pakistan Interior Minister to quit


The spokesperson added that it will be hard to resolve problems in a positive manner unless a clarification is provided by the party. The news conference came hours after Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif - the beleaguered Prime Minister's brother - met Nisar in Islamabad , a second meeting between the two party leaders in less than 24 hours. Read More »

Japan Jobless Rate Falls To 2.8% In June


In doing so, policymakers downgraded their inflation outlook for the sixth time, as the BOJ's elusive 2% target remains elusive. Headline CPI, excluding all price movements, rose by 0.4% from 12 months earlier, unchanged from a month earlier. Read More »

Investors Sell Philip Morris International Inc (PM) on Strength (PM)


Duff & Phelps Global Utility Incm Fd Inc (DPG) has risen 4.24% since July 27, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.43% the S&P500. The stock has a market cap of $183.55 billion, a PE ratio of 26.19 and a beta of 0.94. Swiss National Bank boosted its position in Philip Morris International by 26.2% in the first quarter. (NYSE:PM) for 28,803 shares. First Allied Advisory Svcs accumulated 0.2% or 42,395 shares. Read More »

Ferro Corporation (NYSE:FOE) Reviewed By Analysts

The company has a market capitalization of $1.57 billion, a PE ratio of 144.69 and a beta of 2.00. At the time of writing, the stock was trading at $8.00. Therefore 71% are positive. 05/13/2015 - Ferro Corporation was upgraded to " by analysts at Northcoast Research. On January 13, 2016 the stock rating was set at "Buy" in a report from Seaport Global Securities up from the previous "Accumulate" rating. Read More »

A tipple (but not gin) most days reduces diabetes risk


The study revealed that men who had 14 drinks per week had a 43 percent lower risk of type 2 diabetes compared to non-drinkers, and women who had nine drinks per week had a 58 percent lower risk compared to non-drinkers. "Our findings suggest that alcohol drinking frequency is associated with the risk of diabetes and that consumption of alcohol over 3 to 4 weekdays is associated with the lowest risks of diabetes, even after taking average weekly alcohol consumption into account", the ... Read More »

Tiny brain part found to control ageing


A study conducted by a team of researchers led by Dongsheng Cai at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine , New York, finds that injecting extra stem cells into the hypothalamus in the brain of mice slows down the aging process. The researchers first confirmed that cells bearing protein markers of neural stem cells ( Sox2 and Bmi1) were present in the hypothalamus of early-to-middle-aged mice (11 to 16 months old) and that the number of those cells decreased in older mice. Read More »

Webster Bank NA Has $3.81 Million Stake in AbbVie Inc. (ABBV)

Other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Franklin Parlapiano Turner & Welch LLC acquired a new position in shares of AbbVie during the first quarter worth about $108,000. The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, August 15th. Fulton Retail Bank Na invested in 85,279 shares or 0.47% of the stock. Read More »

Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Likely to Impact Mattel (MAT) Stock Price


It has underperformed by 43.62% the S&P500. The value of the investment in (MAT) decreased from $4,456,000 to $3,800,000 a change of $656,000 since the last quarter. Price Target plays a critical role when it comes to the analysis of a Stock. Investors sentiment increased to 1.16 in 2016 Q4. A stock with a beta between 0.0 and 1.0 has smaller ups and downs. Read More »