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Cigarettes Are Believed To Have Helped Americans Quit Smoking

Cigarettes Are Believed To Have Helped Americans Quit Smoking And if e-cigarettes are helping them do so, that is good news - news that deserves consideration in discussions of vaping's future. The lead researcher Shu-Hong Zhu and director of the University's Center for Research and Intervention in Tobacco Control said that more e-cigarette users quit cigarettes and succeeded in doing so, while the number of smokers that didn't use e-cigarettes and quit wa... [Full Article...]

Duterte expresses full confidence in Faeldon

Duterte expresses full confidence in Faeldon The President has ordered Faeldon to continue to serve at the helm of the customs bureau during a meeting in MalacaƱang on Tuesday afternoon, according to Finance Secretary Carlos Dominguez. Hilario was blamed for the BOC blunder and was suspended from office after he failed to input the data in the BOC's system that the shipment contained illicit drugs, therefore failing to stop the entry of co... [Full Article...]

Altria Group (MO) Shares Sold by Staley Capital Advisers Inc

Altria Group (MO) Shares Sold by Staley Capital Advisers Inc The stock has lost 1.0% year to date through Friday, while the SPDR Consumer Staples Select Sector ETF has gained 7.0% and the S&P 500 has climbed 10.4%. Therefore 59% are positive. They set an "overweight" rating and a $76.00 price objective on the stock. RBC Capital Mkts had a markedly different take on 23/03/2017, proposing that MO is now considered Underperform versus prior Sector Perform rati... [Full Article...]

Buratai arrives Maiduguri to tackle Boko Haram insurgents

Buratai arrives Maiduguri to tackle Boko Haram insurgents The meeting was attended by the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Abayomi Olanishikan, Chief of Army Staff , Lt. Gen . Yusuf Buratai , Chief of Air Staff, AVM, Sadiq Abubakar. Eneche stressed that such information is imperative to identify insurgents "sleeper cell" locations, concentration camps and out-post locations. Thus the cooperation of the general public, particularly those in the affected a... [Full Article...]

Apple dumps hundreds of binary trading apps after fraud complaints

Apple dumps hundreds of binary trading apps after fraud complaints While many binary trading platforms are legitimate - giving people the get-rich-quick option of "betting" on whether a given currency or share price will increase or decrease - the lack of regulation means it can be nearly impossible for people to get their money back if anything should go wrong. [Full Article...]

The Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Robert W. Baird

The Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Robert W. Baird Diamondback Energy Inc now has $9.31 billion valuation. Tightening the gaze, stock performance for the last 5 trading days is 1.97%. About 1,114 shares traded. In the last ninety days, insiders sold 128,276 shares of company stock valued at $9,190,610. The shares were sold at an average price of $71.00, for a total transaction of $5,206,643.00. [Full Article...]

Decontrol in LPG prices will be faster: ICRA

Decontrol in LPG prices will be faster: ICRA A unified Opposition in the Upper House on Tuesday protested against the government's decision of hiking prices of LPG cylinders, media reports said. VP, Group Head - Corporate Sector Ratings: "for the current financial year (from August 2017 to March 2018), it would lead to the overall reduction in gross under-recoveries on domestic LPG by ~Rs 6.1 billion in FY2018". [Full Article...]

El-Rufai orders investigation after attack on senators, journalists in Kaduna

El-Rufai orders investigation after attack on senators, journalists in Kaduna The hoodlums were said to have attempted to assault the senators but the security operatives attached to them did their job. A statement signed by Samuel Aruwan, spokesman to the Governor said that "the media must not be hindered from carrying out their constitutional and professional obligations. [Full Article...]

Mediterranean Diet May Not Benefit Everyone, Study Says

Mediterranean Diet May Not Benefit Everyone, Study Says The Mediterranean Diet is a nutritional program based on the dietary habits of people living in Southern Italy, Greece, France and Spain. Fresh produce and fish are often only available at higher costs and in certain areas (this disparity leads to the food desert phenomenon ), which makes them harder for low-income people to access and afford. [Full Article...]

JK Rowling apologises for false accusation of Donald Trump

JK Rowling apologises for false accusation of Donald Trump I witnessed people uncomfortable around her disability, but if they had a shred of decency they got over it. In her tweets - which are now deleted - Rowling said, "How stunning, and how awful, that Trump can not bring himself to shake the hand of a small boy who only wanted to touch the President ". [Full Article...]

Medical marijuana growing facility originally planned for Seneca County opening downstate

Medical marijuana growing facility originally planned for Seneca County opening downstate Meanwhile, a bill to expand the medical marijuana program to cover those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder passed the Legislature this year. According to the state Department of Health website, there are now four dispensing facilities in New York City: two in Manhattan, one in Queens and one in the Bronx. [Full Article...]

FDA approves Idhifa for IDH2-mutated acute myeloid leukemia

FDA approves Idhifa for IDH2-mutated acute myeloid leukemia Richard Pazdur, director of the FDA's Oncology Center of Excellence and acting director of the Office of Hematology and Oncology Products in the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, said in a press release. The percentage of patients with no evidence of disease and full recovery of blood counts after treatment and the percentage of patients with no evidence of disease and partial recover... [Full Article...]

Alanis Morissette Just Announced An Australian Tour And Holy Shit We're Excited

Alanis Morissette Just Announced An Australian Tour And Holy Shit We're Excited While her appearance is bloody enormous news, don't expect a full band spectacle. As for the setlist, she'll be playing songs from all corners of her catalogue - from her groundbreaking debut album Jagged Little Pill , to more recent releases like 2012's Havoc And Bright Lights . [Full Article...]

Clovis Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLVS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages

Clovis Oncology, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLVS) Receives Consensus Recommendation of Goldman Sachs Group Inc holds 709,167 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Wellington Management Group LLP now owns 1,331,669 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $84,788,000 after buying an additional 1,318,669 shares during the last quarter. [Full Article...]

Glittery iPhone cases being recalled due to possible chemical burns

Glittery iPhone cases being recalled due to possible chemical burns According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), MixBin Electronics of Hamilton, N.J.is recalling the cases because the contents inside the case can leak out causing skin irritations and chemical burns. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission said the liquid and glitter inside the case can leak, and cause skin irritation and chemical burns. One consumer reported permanent s... [Full Article...]

Happy Birthday! Wait Don't Blow Out the Candles Until You Read This!!

Happy Birthday! Wait Don't Blow Out the Candles Until You Read This!! Just the air you blow at the candles is apparently a pretty gross threat. Scientists out of Clemson University in SC say that on average, blowing out birthday cake candles increases bacteria counts on the icing of a cake by 14 times. We'd know cake is a conduit for spreading disease by now if not, he said. The study notes that the tradition of blowing out candles on a cake is a time-honored trad... [Full Article...]

SIT grills actor Nandu in drugs case

SIT grills actor Nandu in drugs case Speaking to the media after the interrogation, Tanish said that the questioning went well and he had answered all the questions posed by the SIT. Tanish said his family members were shocked to see his name cropping up in the case. While Tanish is the 10th celebrity to be grilled by the SIT, which has so far questioned actors such as Ravi Teja , Charmme Kaur and director Puri Jagannadh . [Full Article...]

FDA proposing changes to cigarette regulations

FDA proposing changes to cigarette regulations FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has shaken things up in his 81 days on the job, proposing major policy shifts to ease regulations on some companies, such as in the way generic-drug applications are processed so that cheaper medicines can reach consumers faster. [Full Article...]

Chandimal returns to lead against India

Chandimal returns to lead against India However, the good news is that Rangana Herath has been retained in the squad , which means the left-arm spin wizard will play the second Test at the Sinhalese Sports Club grounds on Thursday. Apart from inexperience and departure of quality cricketers, another problem that has plagued Sri Lankan cricket is injuries. Contrast this with India , where the BCCI was reluctant to telecast even the R... [Full Article...]

School sales-tax holiday begins Friday

School sales-tax holiday begins Friday You can find more information on Maryland's tax-free week online here . There are very strict rules put in place by the Ohio Department of Taxation . Is there a limit to how many items I can buy? Shoppers are encouraged to save their receipts for items such as supplies, uniforms and school equipment - like dorm room furnishings - because they may qualify for tax deductions on next year's st... [Full Article...]


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