• Flu rises sharply, now widespread in 36 states — CDC
Flu rises sharply, now widespread in 36 states — CDC

DHHS reported last week that more than 200 North Carolinians tested positive for the virus. "Flu vaccination is not a flawless tool, but it is the best way to protect against flu infection", the CDC said. Flu can form into pneumonia, making the lungs' air sacs wind up plainly kindled and load with liquid. Medical experts also believe that the...

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  • Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) Trending Above The Moving Averages
Citizens Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CFG) Trending Above The Moving Averages

Rosenblum Silverman Sutton S F Inc decreased its stake in Citizens Finc'l Grp. (MRK) stake by 21.95% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Caxton Assocs LP invested in 0.02% or 12,900 shares. Victory Capital Mngmt Inc has invested 0.59% in Citizens Financial Group, Inc. Finally, Quotient Investors LLC bought a new stake in shares of Citizens Financial Gro...

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  • Yusuf Buhari's friend, Bashir Gwandu also Critical in Intensive Care Unit
Yusuf Buhari's friend, Bashir Gwandu also Critical in Intensive Care Unit

Bashir Gwandu is Yusuf's best friend with whom he collided in a horror crash on Tuesday night. It was gathered that the accident occurred when Yusuf revved up the engine of his motorbike to overtake Bashir Gwandu, and suddenly lost control of the machine.

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  • Saudi-led Air Raids Kill 68 Yemen Civilians in One Day
Saudi-led Air Raids Kill 68 Yemen Civilians in One Day

On the same day, the air strike on a farm in al-Tuhayta district of Hudaydah province killed another 14 civilians, Mr McGoldrick said, adding that the deaths brought to 109 the total killed in air strikes in the past 10 days. The Saudis have also imposed a blockade on Yemen's ports, but facing mounting global criticism, Saudi authorities said last ...

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  • Sarepta Therapeutics (NASDAQ:SRPT) Cut to Hold at BidaskClub
Sarepta Therapeutics (NASDAQ:SRPT) Cut to Hold at BidaskClub

Sarepta Therapeutics (NASDAQ: SRPT ) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. About 1.19 million shares traded. Sarepta Therapeutics , Inc. SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $56.00 price target on shares of Sarepta Therapeutics in a report on Thursday, September 7th.

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  • Lake Effect snow returns Saturday Night, persists well into next week
Lake Effect snow returns Saturday Night, persists well into next week

Lake-effect snow occurs when cold air moves across a large area of warmer water - such as a frigid Canadian air mass flowing over the Great Lakes. Canada game at New Era Field in Orchard Park. And yes, it will affect Erie, Pa. which has surpassed 100 inches of snow already this season. The metro area may see a dusting. The arctic front crosses ...

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  • Misery for travellers as severe weather sweeps UK
Misery for travellers as severe weather sweeps UK

The forecaster said injuries from icy roads and cycling paths are "possible", while the RAC said black ice was "likely to make roads treacherous". "The rain is likely to turn to snow in places, mainly over higher ground, initially across Wales, then across parts of central and eventually southern England.

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  • South Korea Seizes Hong Kong Oil Tanker
South Korea Seizes Hong Kong Oil Tanker

The US Treasury Department released satellite imagery in November of two ships allegedly performing an illegal ship-to-ship transfer in global waters on the same day. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told reporters she had noted recent media reports including suggestions a Chinese vessel was suspected of transporting oil to a North...

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  • Premier League Preview: Liverpool v. Leicester
Premier League Preview: Liverpool v. Leicester

Henderson picked up a hamstring injury just eight minutes into Liverpool's clash with Arsenal last week. Daniel Sturridge is a doubt due to a muscle injury while Nathaniel Clyne is still nursing a back injury but Klopp is expected to rotate with Mohamed Salah among those who could be given a breather.

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  • Drunk tanks could be rolled out across England next year
Drunk tanks could be rolled out across England next year

They are already used in some cities around the United Kingdom including Manchester, Newcastle, Cardiff and Bristol. NHS England said Friday that researchers are looking at whether Alcohol Intoxication Management Services, commonly known as drunk tanks, may be rolled out on a national level.

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  • Akshay Kumar's romantic birthday wish for Twinkle Khanna is adorable!
Akshay Kumar's romantic birthday wish for Twinkle Khanna is adorable!

Rajesh Khanna who married the then-budding actress Dimple Kapadia in March 1973, months before her superhit film Bobby released. Rajesh Khanna achieved super-stardom with Shakti Samantha's " Aradhana " (1969). As Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna enjoy their holiday in Cape Town (South Africa), Akshay had a special sweet wish for his wife's ...

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  • How Smoking Weed During Pregnancy Might Affect the Fetus
How Smoking Weed During Pregnancy Might Affect the Fetus

The study revealed that marijuana use among pregnant women increased from 4.2 percent in 2009 to 7.1 percent in 2016. More troubling, per the study, is that younger women were more prone to smoking pot while pregnant, with pregnant women between the ages of 18 and 24 increasing their use from 9.8 percent to 19 percent, and pregnant women under th...

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  • India Globalization Capital, Inc. (IGC)
India Globalization Capital, Inc. (IGC)

Investors will be keenly interested in the stock and whether it can gather momentum during the coming weeks. The stock's quarterly performance represents optimistic momentum of 180.93 percent. Historical statistical volatility is a measure of how much the stock price fluctuated during a given time period. (OSTK), during the trading sessions, it is ...

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  • On Track Innovations Ltd. (OTIV)
On Track Innovations Ltd. (OTIV)

EPS growth for the next 5 years is 0 percent. When trading is lighter than usual, it is said to be "thin". As traders, we are more interested to take part in strong moves and don't join moves that show weakness - or we may even watch for an entry in the opposite direction of a weak move.

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  • Deputies: Man rigs door in attempt to electrocute wife
Deputies: Man rigs door in attempt to electrocute wife

Wilson's was arrested in Knoxville, Tennessee Thursday. Investigators said Wilson rigged an electrical device to the top door lock and the lower door handle to hurt his estranged, pregnant wife. Deputies also reported that Wilson stole a firearm belonging to his father-in-law fr om the house. The items used for the trap included two chairs, o...

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  • US Bancorp (USB) Position Reduced by Cohen Lawrence B
US Bancorp (USB) Position Reduced by Cohen Lawrence B

It has outperformed by 6.37% the S&P500. The financial services provider reported $0.82 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.80 by $0.02. Cohen Klingenstein Limited Liability Corporation reported 15,300 shares. Endurance Wealth Mgmt reported 0.4% of its portfolio in U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB ).

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  • Reaffirms Overweight Rating for British American Tobacco (BATS)
Reaffirms Overweight Rating for British American Tobacco (BATS)

The company has market cap of $1.53 billion. The stock increased 0.47% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $75. About 2.22M shares traded. The rating was upgraded by Investec to "Buy" on Thursday, September 8. The company was downgraded on Thursday, December 10 by Goldman Sachs. Investors sentiment increased to 1.03 in Q3 2017.

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  • Trump fires entire HIV/AIDS advisory council via FedEx letter
Trump fires entire HIV/AIDS advisory council via FedEx letter

Also of note, during the Obama administration, almost all of George W. Bush's appointees were eliminated prior to new appointees being named. Following his June resignation alongside five other members, Schoettes wrote an op-ed for Newsweek castigating the president's "lack of understanding and concern" over the AIDS epidemic.

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  • Graphic new advert urges smokers to quit
Graphic new advert urges smokers to quit

The latest campaign shows how poisons from tar in cigarettes enter the bloodstream, spreading around the body within seconds and causing damage to major organs. These include local stop smoking services and support online or over the phone. 'Our new TV ad shows how every cigarette sends a flood of poisonous chemicals through the bloodstream i...

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  • Dinakaran takes oath as RK Nagar MLA; trains gun at EPS-OPS
Dinakaran takes oath as RK Nagar MLA; trains gun at EPS-OPS

Days after expelling five key functionaries and stripping four disqualified MLAs of their party posts, the AIADMK top brass - Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam - on Thursday continued weeding out supporters of ousted deputy general secretary T T V Dhinakaran from the party.

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  • California sees moderate flu activity earlier than expected
California sees moderate flu activity earlier than expected

Peak flu season, however, hits between December and February. Every year 200 thousand people are hospitalized on average. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend flu shots annually for everyone at least 6 months old. People who think they might have the flu should contact their doctor right away to see if they need treatment wi...

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  • India's April-November fiscal deficit hits 112% of full-year target
India's April-November fiscal deficit hits 112% of full-year target

After denying it for many months the central government has hinted that it is likely to breach its fiscal deficit target of 3.2% for the current financial year. This is because the additional borrowing of long term securities will be accompanied by similar reduction in outstanding Treasury Bills (T-bills). Total collections under the GST, whi...

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  • Britons Guided to Cut Down their Calories Intake
Britons Guided to Cut Down their Calories Intake

Women should still aim to consume 2,000 calories a day from food and drink, men should aim for 2,500. The suggestions from Public Health England (PHE) do not include drinks, but snacks and healthy hydration are likely to keep the total below the current recommendations.

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  • QC Hospitals Restrict Visitors Due to Flu
QC Hospitals Restrict Visitors Due to Flu

As a result, both hospitals are banning visits by children younger than 18, except n special cases with approval from the patient's health care team, and are limiting visitors to 2 adults per patient at any time. In addition, in the Pavilion for Women, only the baby's siblings and four others will be allowed to visit. "We regret any inconveniences,...

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  • First NC child dies from flu-related illness in 2017-18 season
First NC child dies from flu-related illness in 2017-18 season

Officials report that as of December 22, DE has recorded 129 laboratory-confirmed flu cases this season, with 49 of those cases requiring hospitalization. DPH is also reaching out to medical providers and encouraging them to begin antiviral treatment for all hospitalized patients and all high-risk patients with suspected influenza.

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