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Two Gujarat Congress lawmakers, herded to Bengaluru, want to come back home

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The erosion from its legislature party has cast a shadow on the fate of Patel as his party has to zealously guard against further desertion of MLAs to ensure his victory in the election due to be held on August 8. Mansinh Chauhan, the Congress MLA from Balasinor in Mahisagar district, handed his resignation to Assembly Speaker Ramanlal Vora on Friday morning. Read More »

Improper sleep may up diabetes risk, says study

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Measurements were taken to assess the participants' weight, waist circumference and blood pressure, as well as blood samples being collected. A night of poor sleep can make you bleary-eyed the next day, but when it happens regularly, it may also contribute to making you fatter. Read More »

Russia's New Envoy Arrives at UN

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Vassily Alekseevich Nebenzia presented his credentials to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday. He previously was an adviser to Russia's United Nations delegation and deputy Russian representative at the United Nations office in Geneva. Read More »

Kharif crop sowing crosses 791 lakh hectare area

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According to the agriculture ministry, farmers have so far completed sowing in 79 million hectares, 3.3% higher than the 76.6 million hectares planted by this time previous year. Last year, by this time, oilseeds were grown over an area of 156.65 lakh ha. Farmers have planted various oilseeds in 14.2 million hectares so far, 9.2% lower than last year's area. Read More »

McCain Rebuffed Last-Minute Pleas From GOPers Before Voting Down Repeal

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Sen. Susan Collins of ME, another of the three Republicans to vote against the GOP plan (Alaska's Lisa Murkowski was the other ), said she is pleased that Sen. There are deep divisions within the House Republican Conference about what comes next. The measure defeated Friday would have repealed an Obama mandate that most people get health insurance and would have suspended a requirement that larger companies offer coverage to their employees. Read More »

HDFC Clears 9.57% Stake Dilution In Subsidiary HDFC Life

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Parent company HDFC will sell 191.24 million shares representing a 9.57% stake whereas Standard Life will sell 108.58 million shares, resulting in a 5.43% stake dilution for the foreign JV partner. However, after the application seeking in-principle approval was sent to IRDAI, in November 2016, the regulator expressed concerns around Section 35 of the Insurance Act 1938, which does not allow merger between one insurance business and another (non-insurance) business. Read More »

Mo'unga magic sends Crusaders into Super Rugby final

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The seven-times champions were brutally efficient in demonstrating how to win a game without the ball as the Chiefs dominated territory as well as possession and split the defensive line on numerous occasions but were unable to finish. A Richie Mo' unga penalty opened the scoring for the Crusaders , but Bryn Hall really set the home side on their way by touching down at the end of a wonderful move on 16 minutes. Read More »

Help eliminate hepatitis on World Hepatitis Day

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Dr Lucy Jessop, Consultant in Health Protection at PHA, explained, "Despite not being common in Northern Ireland, hepatitis B and C are extremely serious, potentially life-threatening infections". She said viral hepatitis is not found in one location nor amongst one set of people; it is a truly global epidemic that can affect millions of people without them even being aware. Read More »

Charlie Gard's parents say their handsome little boy has died

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Gard died of a rare genetic condition on Friday after parents Chris Gard and Connie Yates failed in a lengthy legal battle to take him to the United States for therapy. The two leaders sent tweets of support for Charlie and his parents, triggering a surge of grassroots action, including a number of US right-to-life activists who flew to London to support Charlie's parents. Read More »

Chinese billionaire convicted in United Nations bribery case

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The U.N. says it's "considering next steps as a victim of these crimes". The wealthy real estate developer from Macau was convicted after a four-week trial on six counts in connection with a years-long scheme to pay more than US$1.3 million (RM5.6 million) in bribes to United Nations officials. Read More »

The Asbury Automotive Group (ABG) Given Media Impact Rating of 0.53

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Shares of Asbury Automotive Group ( ABG ) opened at 53.95 on Friday. ABG's SI was 2.24M shares in July as released by FINRA. Asbury Automotive Group had a net margin of 2.53% and a return on equity of 48.27%. In addition, as of December 31, 2016, it owned and operated two standalone used vehicle stores in Florida. Its down 0.16, from 0.95 in 2016Q3. BidaskClub raised shares of Asbury Automotive Group from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 4th. Read More »

So The Last Living Beatles Just Reunited To Release A New Song

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In addition to Sir Paul, who plays bass, the hard-driving track features an all-star array of musicians, including Joe Walsh , Toto's Steve Lukather and Edgar Winter . It will feature cameos from other artists including Peter Frampton , Richard Marx , Glen Ballard, Dave Stewart , Don Was and The Eagles' Timothy B. Read More »

NY Has $2.32 Million Position in Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR)

Fifth Third Bancorporation owns 5,300 shares. Domtar Corp (USA) (NYSE:UFS) has declined 0.68% since July 28, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 1.24% the S&P500. 94 funds opened positions while 248 raised stakes. 141.64 million shares or 8.47% more from 130.58 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Royal Fincl Bank Of Canada reported 0% of its portfolio in Servicesource International Inc (NASDAQ:SREV). Read More »

WRPS to investigate brutal beating of Whitby teen

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He says Const. Theriault identified himself as a cop in the 911 call and at the scene - a fact he claims police knew, but did not publicly disclose. 'My number one concern that has been conspicuous by its total silence is: What role did the father of the two brothers play?' Dafonte Miller's lawyer, Julian Falconer, told CBC Toronto. Read More »

PDP's Makarfi involved in auto crash along Abuja-Kaduna road

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The accident, which reportedly occurred along the Abuja-Kaduna highway, was as a result of collision of the vehicle the chairman was traveling in with other vehicles. Under the "qualification for membership", the committee also proposed that a member must spend a minimum of four consecutive years to the party before a member can belong to the BOT should be removed. Read More »

Mackenzie Financial Corp Acquires New Position in Consolidated Edison Inc (NYSE:ED)

It has underperformed by 4.31% the S&P500. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating and nine have assigned a hold rating to the company's stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Consolidated Edison from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $89.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Friday, May 12th. Read More »

Doctor takes break from having own baby to help other expectant mother

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Unlike most mothers, Hess says she often gets to experience the joy over and over again. Dr. Amanda Hess was scheduled to have her own baby Sunday night when she heard another soon-to-be mother screaming. Hess says when Johnson saw her she was just relieved to get the birthing process moving. Before the obstetrician could give birth to her own child, she chose to help deliver a baby girl being born down the hall. Read More »

North Korea launches missile into Japanese waters, officials say

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The Pentagon , which earlier this week, warned that North Korea could have a nuclear-enabled ICBM as early as next year, said it detected the launch nearly immediately. They say many of North Korea's missiles can not accurately hit targets. Seoul and Washington are now analyzing what type of missile it was and how long it flew, the military said. Read More »

First West Nile-Related Death of 2017 Reported in Dallas County

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Luckily, no humans or animals have been infected with the virus. "The confirmation of West Nile virus in mosquito samples or birds indicates the presence of West Nile virus in the area", said Suffolk County Health Commissioner Dr. Milder symptoms include fever, headache and muscle aches. No human cases of West Nile Virus have been found in East Longmeadow or other surrounding communities at this time. Read More »

Ever Wondered What's In Your Tap Water? You Can Now Find Out

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There are dozens of harmful contaminants in our tap water and a new website from the Environmental Working Group will let you see exactly which ones you're guzzling down with your 8 glasses a day. and state. Arsenic and chloroform were among the ten listed by EWG in Houston's water, according to the Houston Chronicle. Says David Andrews, Ph.D., senior scientist at EWG, "The legal limit doesn't always necessarily mean it's the safe limit, or the goal-level for that contaminant". Read More »

Il piccolo Charlie Gard è morto I genitori: "Siamo fieri di te"

Che avevano portato avanti una lunghissima battaglia contro l'ospedale dove il piccolo era ricoverato. Secondo l'agenzia anglo-canadese Reuters, il piccolo Charlie G. Il caso e' stato riaperto un mese fa quando i genitori riuscendo a raccogliere oltre 1 milione di sterline volevano portarlo negli Usa per tentare una terapia sperimentale mai provata neanche sulle cavie. Read More »

Comparing Price Charts: Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC), Viacom, Inc. (VIAB)

Meritage Portfolio Management's holdings in Omnicom Group were worth $7,746,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. This dividend amount will represent a yeild of $2.77. The ex-dividend date is Thurs, Sep 21st. The value of the company's investment in Omnicom Group Inc . Read More »

Can Tennessee Offer Reduced Sentences with Sterilizations?

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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 »