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Lookout for Volatility - BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL)

Lookout for Volatility - BHP Billiton plc (NYSE:BBL) Finally, Citigroup Inc. cut BHP Billiton plc to a "sell" rating in a research note on Thursday, October 13th. About 92,854 shares traded or 318.19% up from the average. ( NYSE :GIB) on Thursday, November 12 to "Buy" rating. Stephens maintained Pool Corporation (NASDAQ:POOL) on Thursday, February 15 with "Hold" rating. [Full Article...]

Pasta can be part of healthy diet!

Pasta can be part of healthy diet! Unlike most "refined" carbohydrates, which are rapidly absorbed into the bloodstream, pasta has a low glycemic index (GI), meaning it causes smaller increases in blood sugar levels than those caused by eating foods with a high glycemic index. [Full Article...]

California lawmakers challenge deadly force standard after Sacramento police shooting

California lawmakers challenge deadly force standard after Sacramento police shooting But some in law enforcement called the proposal irresponsible and unworkable. The proposed standard could require officers to delay confronting a suspect they fear may be armed until backup arrives, for instance, or to give explicit verbal warnings that the suspect will be killed unless he or she drops the weapon, she said. [Full Article...]

State Advisory Council To Explore Expansion Of Texas Medical Marijuana Law

Preeti Malani, a specialist in the treatment of older patients, said in a university news release . "These findings suggest that medical and adult-use marijuana laws have the potential to reduce opioid prescribing for Medicaid enrollees, a segment of population with disproportionately high risk for chronic pain , opioid use disorder, and opioid overdose". [Full Article...]

FDA orders recall of kratom products due to salmonella risk

FDA orders recall of kratom products due to salmonella risk The forced recall follows Triangle Pharmanaturals, a Las Vegas-based company, refusing to voluntarily pull its products after they tested positive for the bacteria that can cause the sickness, the FDA said. The recall is not the FDA's first involving kratom, however. But the company refused to allow FDA inspectors to access the company's records or discuss the contamination issue, according to a... [Full Article...]

Crews called to house fire in Aylesford

Crews called to house fire in Aylesford Crews were called shortly before 10.30am. According to Greenfield Fire Department Chief Bradley Davies, both Greenfield and Harrison Township fire departments were dispatched for the call due to its proximity to the coverage boundary between the departments. [Full Article...]

Studies link legal marijuana with fewer opioid prescriptions

Studies link legal marijuana with fewer opioid prescriptions But states with medical pot dispensaries filled 3.7 million fewer daily doses, and states with home cultivation filled 1.8 million fewer doses, they said. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Currently, 30 states and D.C. have laws legalizing marijuana in some form, including the eight states and D.C. [Full Article...]

Trump Administration Says It Will Reduce Medicare Drug Prices

Trump Administration Says It Will Reduce Medicare Drug Prices Furthermore, the agency said it has reinterpreted standards for Medicare Advantage health-related supplemental benefits to include "non-skilled in-home supports and other assistive devices". The administration said it would help fight the devastating opioid epidemic by, among other changes, allowing providers in the Part D prescription drug plan to make beneficiaries who risk addiction use only se... [Full Article...]

Germs with Unusual Antibiotic Resistance Widespread in US — CDC

Germs with Unusual Antibiotic Resistance Widespread in US — CDC And 1 in 4 germ samples sent to the Lab Network were found to have genes that allowed them to spread their resistance to other germs, according to the study. They did a comprehensive investigation within 48 hours, preventing further spread of the bug. They identified the bacterium might have infected 5 other individuals. [Full Article...]

Gay dating app Grindr scorched for handling of HIV data

Gay dating app Grindr scorched for handling of HIV data The AID Healthcare Foundation (AHF) said that Grindr had perpetrated " an egregious breach of confidentiality laws", through its "reckless practice" of sharing users' HIV status. Grindr chief technology officer Scott Chen sought to distance the dating app's public relations mishap from the Facebook scandal, calling the sharing no more than "industry standard practice". [Full Article...]

Organ Donation Decision Not Linked to Family Grief

Organ Donation Decision Not Linked to Family Grief A statewide Donate Life flag-raising ceremony was held simultaneously Monday at approximately 85 Donate Life Wisconsin hospitals and organizations to mark the start of National Donate Life Month. "Organ donation is needed", said Gallardo. Once the designation is added, individuals will receive a designation card that they must carry with them to affirm organ donor status until they renew or replac... [Full Article...]

Rangasthalam crosses 100 crore mark, fastest one after Baahubali!

Rangasthalam crosses 100 crore mark, fastest one after Baahubali! The film released in above1,500 screens on opening day. Rangasthalam opened with a whopping collection of 46 crores on Day 1, including its domestic and global collections. Trade analyst Ramesh Bala confirmed that "Rangasthalan" has become Samantha Ruth Prabhu's 8th 100 crore hit and Ram Charan's biggest opening film till date. [Full Article...]

Houthis target Saudi ship off Yemen coast

Houthis target Saudi ship off Yemen coast The three-year war in the country, which was already the Arab world's poorest, has pushed it to the verge of starvation. An air strike near the Yemeni port of Hodeida on Monday killed 16 people in a building where Huthi rebels were gathering, security sources told AFP. [Full Article...]

Snow returns to the Okanagan-Shuswap

Snow returns to the Okanagan-Shuswap The changeover to snow is expected to occur between 1-4 a.m. northwest of Interstate 95 and from 5-8 a.m. southeast of I-95. Snowfall accumulations should stay below 1 inch, the weather service said. While everyone else was getting a break in the rain , the convergence zone shifted south over Seattle where isolated thunderstorms produced small hail (approximately 7:15 p.m.). [Full Article...]

African continent could split in two

African continent could split in two The Earth is an ever-changing planet, even though in some respects change might be nearly unnoticeable to us. Currently, the Eastern African Rift Valley stretches over 3,000 km from the Gulf of Aden in the north towards Zimbabwe in the south, dividing the African plate into two unequal parts: the Somali and Nubian plates. [Full Article...]

Proteas to focus on cricket in final test

Proteas to focus on cricket in final test Markram's dismissal left him with 480 runs from eight innings‚ the highest score of 152 he scored on day one here on Friday and he is nearly guaranteed to end as the leading scorer and he is serious contender for the player of the series. He has even caught the eye of perhaps the best batsman in the world today, India captain Virat Kohli having expressed his appreciation for Markram twice over T... [Full Article...]

Cambridge Analytica: 'Probe Buhari's 2015 campaign funds too'

Cambridge Analytica: 'Probe Buhari's 2015 campaign funds too' Mantu also described himself as a born-again politician. The statement further stated that the recent action of the APC is an indication that the party has chosen to divert the attention of Nigerians and the worldwide community from their "manifold failures of leadership". [Full Article...]

ETSU coach Randy Sanders reportedly struck a player, leading to administrative leave

ETSU coach Randy Sanders reportedly struck a player, leading to administrative leave Sanders did coach the Buccaneers during their scrimmage on Saturday before being suspended. The paper, citing sources close to the situation, said the alleged incident took place when Robinson "failed to take a knee during a drill". A Morristown, Tennessee native, Sanders played at the University of Tennessee from 1984 to 1988 where he served primarily as a back-up quarterback. This job represen... [Full Article...]

Second death reported in synthetic Canabinoids use

Second death reported in synthetic Canabinoids use McLean County Coroner Kathy Davis said synthetic cannabinoids are "on everyone's radar", including health officials, emergency medical services and law enforcement. None of those cases was fatal. Arnold said that the Centers for Disease Control are sending epidemiologists to help in the investigation. Melanie Arnold with IDPH said they've found a chemical used in rat poison in some of the vict... [Full Article...]

So this is a real thing: Teens are snorting condoms

So this is a real thing: Teens are snorting condoms Hundreds have filmed themselves attempting the aptly-named "condom snorting challenge ", with stomach-churning videos documenting the entire process. In the viral videos, social media users put an unwrapped condom in one of their nostrils and inhale, until the condom comes back out of their mouths. [Full Article...]


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