• Dow Jones suffers worst loss in six years
Dow Jones suffers worst loss in six years

The blue chip index Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.76% of its value to 25,326.93 points . Despite the turbulence, Tuesday's trading looked similar to the patterns that have shaped the market for the past year: investors bought companies that do well when economic growth is strongest.

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  • Citation impact helps China surge ahead in latest Asia rankings
Citation impact helps China surge ahead in latest Asia rankings

However, both IISc and the Indian Institute to Technology-Bombay dropped two places each to the 29th and 44th position respectively as compared to past year. It slipped up on its teaching reputation. Phil Baty, the editorial director of global rankings, said that India had improved on "12 of the 13 metrics underlying the rankings".

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  • Cancer vaccine successfully eliminates tumors in mice
Cancer vaccine successfully eliminates tumors in mice

The other has been tested for human use in several unrelated clinical trials, according to the report. The new treatment, which was directly injected into the tumor sites of 90 mice, cured 87 mice of the disease. Researchers say it is also a rapid and relatively affordable cancer therapy. Levy and his team add that the new treatment could creat...

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  • The five best ads of Super Bowl LII
The five best ads of Super Bowl LII

Last year's Super Bowl, featuring the Patriots against the Atlanta Falcons , recorded 111.3 million viewers. On the flip side from the drop in TV numbers, Nielsen also reports that Sunday's game in Minneapolis marked the largest digital audience ever, averaging 2.02 million viewers per minute.

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  • Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah Riyad's eyes maiden series win over Sri Lanka
Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah Riyad's eyes maiden series win over Sri Lanka

The International Cricket Council on Tuesday penalised the " below average " pitch in Chittagong after batsmen plundered more than 1,500 runs during last week´s Test between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka . Five centuries and six half-centuries were smashed over five days at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium before the teams accepted a draw in the ope...

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  • AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) Shares Bought by TCW Group Inc
AbbVie Inc (NYSE:ABBV) Shares Bought by TCW Group Inc

It has underperformed by 6.07% the S&P500. Rodgers Brothers Inc decreased Abbvie Inc (ABBV ) stake by 8.29% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Raymond James initiated AbbVie Inc. (NYSE:ABBV) for 3,900 shares. Nokota Management Limited Partnership invested in 251,250 shares. Steinberg Asset Mngmt holds 1.08% of its portfolio in AbbVie Inc.

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  • Up to 4 inches of snow on the way
Up to 4 inches of snow on the way

A quarter of an inch or more of ice is expected to accumulate. Areas of southern Kentucky will already be seeing a transition over to rain early this morning , while this transition won't occur for northern parts of Kentucky until later this morning .

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  • ME woman finds 5 inch lizard in her salad
ME woman finds 5 inch lizard in her salad

After vomiting and getting over her shock, Michelle Carr, a nurse from Kittery, said she feared she could have ingested harmful bacteria that her and her newborn son, who is breastfeeding, may be exposed to. She added, "That was very, very scary for me". "We took the complaint and passed it along to the FDA with the understanding it was being inv...

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  • After Public Backlash, Publix Will Now Cover HIV Prevention Medication
After Public Backlash, Publix Will Now Cover HIV Prevention Medication

PrEP consists of two drugs - emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate. From 1 March 2018, Gilead Sciences' drug Truvada will be available to eligible patients as PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis) in pharmacies throughout New Zealand at the cost of a normal prescription.

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  • Shortage of equipment, trained staff impedes cancer care in Nigeria - IAEA
Shortage of equipment, trained staff impedes cancer care in Nigeria - IAEA

Physical activity has been shown to combat cancer, including: lowering cancer risk, and helping cancer patients manage the side-effects of treatment such as fatigue, depression and heart damage. Spelling out roles expected from communities in the fight against Cancer, the Minister praised various organisations and professional bodies that have d...

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  • Down, then up: Stock market goes on another wild ride
Down, then up: Stock market goes on another wild ride

In the wake of the biggest point-drop in Dow Jones history, investors are keeping a close eye on the stock market Tuesday. Mnuchin said he had checked with market participants earlier Tuesday and had been assured that markets had functioned well with no systemic issues during the big market declines on Monday.

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  • Philippines immunisation rates plummet amid Dengue vaccination scare
Philippines immunisation rates plummet amid Dengue vaccination scare

Roque cited the complaint filed by the Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption against former President Benigno Aquino III and other former government officials for allegedly committing an election offense and the allegation that Sanofi did not fully disclose the possible risks of the dengue vaccine.

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  • TIMEOUT: Critiques of This Year's Super Bowl Commercials
TIMEOUT: Critiques of This Year's Super Bowl Commercials

Televisions went dark for about half a minute during the Super Bowl Sunday night. The NFL's viewership has been down this year, with experts citing factors like increased injuries, some confusing rules changes and anger at players protesting police brutality by kneeling during the national anthem.

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  • Oswego County flu deaths confirmed
Oswego County flu deaths confirmed

In a news release, the Maryland Department of Health confirmed the first influenza-related pediatric death of the 2017-2018 season. "It's not too late to get vaccinated against the flu and we want to encourage those who have not been vaccinated to take advantage of this opportunity".

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  • Formula 1 replaces grid girls with kids
Formula 1 replaces grid girls with kids

F1 says youngsters from motorsport clubs, who for example are already competing in karting, will stand alongside drivers on the grid before races this season. But some people claimed that the concept of grid kids was no better than grid girl. Speaking to RT, former grid girl Sophie Wright said her job was no different from other types of brandi...

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  • South Korea city celebrates Winter Olympics as views clash on North Korea
South Korea city celebrates Winter Olympics as views clash on North Korea

Pushed on whether that meant he was not saying "no", Tillerson replied: "We'll see, we'll see what happens". However, there are tensions between United States scepticism and the optimism of South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who wants to use the Games to improve relations with the North and open the door to eventual talks on its weapons programm...

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  • Deadlock persists as talks between two MQM-P groups underway
Deadlock persists as talks between two MQM-P groups underway

Yesterday, Farooq Sattar suspended the party's Coordination Committee that met with Amir Khan in chair at the party's temporary headquarters in Bahadurabad. "I regret the falling out between party members.something similar happened a few months ago too", he said. "I think they [MQM-P] realise that PPP is a considerable rival, even in the cities, ...

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  • Why we declared IBB spokesman wanted
Why we declared IBB spokesman wanted

This latest development comes two days after Afegbua gave a statement credited to the former military leader on President Muhammadu Buhari to step down in 2019 to allow for a generational shift. Mr. Afegbua "is a well-known journalist and was a cabinet member of Edo State Government with a known address in Benin, Edo State and Abuja, yet he is ...

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  • Cancer breakthrough? Vaccine cures mice in study
Cancer breakthrough? Vaccine cures mice in study

He added "This approach bypasses the need to identify tumor-specific immune targets and doesn't require wholesale activation of the immune system or customization of a patient's immune cells". Others target naturally occurring checkpoints that limit the anti-cancer activity of immune cells. In creating the miraculous vaccine, scientists combined ...

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  • Trump calls on Super Bowl fans to stand for anthem
Trump calls on Super Bowl fans to stand for anthem

No players protested during the national anthem at the 2017 Super Bowl in Houston. She tweeted: "To put to rest any speculation or rumours as to whether I will be performing at the Super Bowl tomorrow: I will not". Though the protests were started in 2016 by current free agent Colin Kaepernick, Trump fanned the flames in September when he sai...

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  • Yale Students, UConn Professor Reportedly Took Selfies With Severed Heads
Yale Students, UConn Professor Reportedly Took Selfies With Severed Heads

The heads were intended for use during a training workshop at Yale University in 2017, and the students were able to get the selfies during the DePuy Synthes Future Leaders Workshop. They are all wearing surgical masks, and two severed heads can be seen on the tables. Uribe said students were learning about dental-related facial deformities and b...

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  • Did Patriots Employee Accidentally Leak Tom Brady as NFL MVP?
Did Patriots Employee Accidentally Leak Tom Brady as NFL MVP?

More than 100 million households in the United States are expected to tune in for Brady's latest tilt with Father Time, ending a tumultuous National Football League season rocked by player protests and a feud with President Donald Trump. "I think [he] has earned the right to have that be a decision he makes when he wants to make it", Kraft told An...

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  • USA care homes over-prescribing drugs for residents with dementia, report finds
USA care homes over-prescribing drugs for residents with dementia, report finds

Decreases were reported in all 50 states, with the biggest in Tennessee, California and Arkansas. I sleep all the time. For example, a federal government report found that in 2012, 33% of older adults with dementia who lived in nursing homes were prescribed antipsychotics, versus 14% who lived outside nursing homes.

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  • Delhi Congress Seva Dal worker shot dead after argument over rash driving
Delhi Congress Seva Dal worker shot dead after argument over rash driving

According to Victims family, the argument started when a speeding Eeco had brushed past his Mehra's Wagon-R and soon heated up when he shouted at them from his vehicle. Mehra was then taken to the local police station by his nephew and his teacher, who had also attended the wedding and met them on the road. They put Mehra in his vehicle and drove t...

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  • Rohingya crisis poses risk to regional security, warns United Nations rights chief
Rohingya crisis poses risk to regional security, warns United Nations rights chief

Switzerland also called upon the government of Myanmar to fully respect its obligations under global law, particularly to prevent all the human rights violations and abuses, and ensure that the perpetrators of such violations are brought to justice, thus creating the conditions essential for the refugees' return.

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