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In a follow-up to the Burkholdera cepacia, or B. cepacia outbreak linked to liquid docusate products, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported an additional nine cases in the past week, bringing the outbreak total to 58. In addition, three additional states have reported infections related to this outbreak–8 states total as on…
To the editor: My memo to die-hard supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders for president: If you truly believe in the Vermont senator’s political revolution, you will achieve the opposite by weakening the Democratic Party and the nominee. (“Bernie Sanders supporters launched protest after Hillary Cli…
Youth detention centers in the Northern Territory, where the vast majority of juvenile detainees are Aboriginal, have been plagued by scandal for…
The pope's viewpoints on sexuality and refugees are at odds with conservative sensibilities and policies in…
There was a huge trend change in U.S. gold investment in May. Something quite extraordinary took place which hasn't happened for several decades. While Switzerland has been a major source of U.S. gold exports for many years, the tables turned in May as the Swiss exported a record amount of gold to the United States. How much gold? A lot. The Swiss exported 50 times more gold in May than their monthly average (0.4 mt) since 2015. As we can see, the Swiss gold exports to the United States…
Ukraine's refusal to pay off its financial obligations to Russia carries appropriate consequences, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Wednesday. Ukraine's refusal to pay off its $3 billion debt carries appropriate consequences for Kiev's financial obligations, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Wednesday, adding that Moscow reserves the legal right to respond with legal measures. Ukraine's Finance Minister Oleksandr Danilyuk outlined Kiev's stance "that we shouldn't return the money"…
Ukraine's Finance Minister Oleksandr Danilyuk says he sees no reason why the country should repay the $3 billion debt to Russia. "It was a political credit which we were forced to take... Our position is that we shouldn't return the money," he told Ukrainian channel Espreso.TV The minister confirmed the hearings at the High Court in London over the lawsuit brought by Russia concerning Kiev's unpaid debt could take up to two years. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in May approved a…
(NEWSBUSTERS) The networks on Tuesday night cheered the floor of the Democratic National Convention being “covered with shards of glass” as Hillary Clinton prompts “historic,” “happy tears.” ABC opened live coverage of the 10pm hour with triumphant music and an announcer who proclaimed, “Right now, here in the City of Brotherly Love, you’re looking at [...]…
The acquisition aims to bridge traditional and cloud application environments for secure and agile data centre and cloud services…
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The 9-to-5 grind has created a cult of workaholics. Unfortunately, the 8-hour workday hasn’t budged in 100 years. Never mind that the Information Age represents the biggest shift since the Industrial Revolution and that family structures have changed dramatically since the early 1900s. Workers still get in their cars every morning and clog up the …
Once again, it’s shaping up to be a bad year for big banks. They’re almost certain to not get as many interest rate hikes as they had hoped for at the beginning of the year. Trading desks started 2016 by catching a beating, and investment banking teams are losing a growing portion of market share to boutique upstarts, when regulators aren’t killing their biggest deals . Big banks are so strapped they had to switch from cutting jobsto cutting pay. Maybe — just maybe — it…
ATLANTA (AP) — Southern Co. (SO) on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $650 m…
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Norfolk Southern Corp. (NSC) on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $405 m…
DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Mondelez International Inc. (MDLZ) on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $464 m…
Goldman Sachs Group Inc was sued on Tuesday by a major shareholder of a Malaysian bank it once advised, and which accused the Wall Street bank of fraudulently shortchanging it in a merger to curry favor with that country’s prime minister. In a complaint filed with the New York State Supreme Court in Manhattan, Primus Pacific Partners said it was seeking $510 million of damages from Goldman and former Managing Director Tim Leissner, after the bank concealed its conflicts of interest…
As part of its custody bank line of business, State Street safeguards clients’ financial assets and offers such services as indirect foreign currency exchange trading (Indirect FX) for clients to buy and sell foreign currencies as needed to settle their transactions involving foreign securities. An SEC investigation found that State Street realized substantial revenues by misleading custody clients about Indirect FX, telling some clients that it guaranteed the most competitive rates a…
In a sign of support for China’s embattled rights lawyers, the American Bar Association earlier this month announced it is giving the organization’s first ever “International Human Rights Award” to Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Yu. Wang, based in Beijing and widely known for her work on behalf of women and religious minorities, was arrested by the Chinese authorities last…
New research now shows that even a brief period of stress can cause part of the brain involved in memory to start shrinking — even before changes are evident in behavior [&…
Reviews for the upcoming 'Potter' stage play are so far very positive. What about the show has so impressed…
The question most often asked of the ComicsAlliance staff is a variation of, “Which comic books should I be reading?” or, “I’m new to comics, what’s a good place to start?” The Wednesday deluge of new comic books, graphic novels and collected editions can be daunting even for the longtime reader, much less for those totally unfamiliar with creators, characters and publishers, and the dark mysteries of comic book shopping like variants, pre-ordering, and formats. It’s with these challenges i…
Astronauts and pilots use them. So do truck drivers and Formula One race-car…
Among children born with the chromosome disorders trisomy 13 or 18 in Ontario, Canada, early death was the most common outcome, but 10 percent to 13 percent survived for 10 years, according to a study appearing in the July 26 issue of…
MIT researchers have developed a new technique for imaging brain tissue at multiple scales, allowing them to peer at molecules within cells or take a wider view of the long-range connections between…
Despite societal perceptions that older adults' love lives are ancient history, many seniors are anything but retired from sex, a new study…
Meet the new Hillary Clinton, different from the old…
I don’t think Peter King is racist, I think sometimes he is just unaware how some of his comments come across. Case in point. GREEN BAY—This place is a reminder of how life in the United States used to be lived. Placid, lovely, friendly. Good night here. — Peter King (@SI_PeterKing) July 27, 2016 I…
Ohio’s 163rd state fair opens today in C…
The 2016 IAAF Diamond League is heading into the decisive final stage. With ten of 14 meetings completed, the competition will take a short break for the next month during the Rio 2016 Olympic…
Fenerbahce hosts AS Monaco in the first leg of the Third Qualifying Round of the UEFA Champions League at Sukru Saracoglu Stadium, Istanbul on 27th July, Wednesday as Europe’s premiere competition chooses its group stage participants among some of the … Continue reading &…
The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) today announced the 2015-16 NABC Honors Court and Covenant had four players, Z Arima, Robby Bell, Ben Phelps and Patjo Twagirayezu, recognized on the…
Penn State football opened the door for Rosey Grier. But who could have dreamed up the past 60…
For most athletes, summer is a good time to unwind. Relax. Catch a second…
For years, IT professionals have been exhorted by their leaders, their colleagues, and assorted industry pundits to better connect IT to business goals. It’s a core strategy many have neglected because they’re locked away in data centres. However, in the course of my business, I am starting to see an increase in the number of […] The post The ‘new IT’: Driving business innovation with tech appeared first on…
Microsoft has decided to bring a slew of new intelligent services to Office 365 and Outlook in its latest July update. From today, these new cloud-powered intelligent services will help users save time and produce better content in Office 365. [see_also] The first of which is a new service in Word called Researcher that will […] The post Office 365 receives intelligent services with its latest update appeared first on…
July 23, 2016 It would feel odd not to have a Philadelphia-centric Bucket while DK is spending a lot of time on events in Philadelphia.  So today we take a walk along the trails of Philadelphia’s Pennypack Park on a very warm Saturday morning.  1,600 acres of woodland, wetland, and meadow in northeast Philadelphia.  The paved trail walked today is the main one that runs parallel to Pennypack…
Marshams, quality used car dealer in Maidstone Kent, explains the history of BMW…
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Facing problem with your electronic gadget? Do not worry. Refit brings you the best in class repair solution at affordable…
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MIT researchers have designed a movie theater screen that would allow every viewer to watch in 3D without needing glasses. However, they stress their prototype is not market ready right now. While glasses-free 3D already exists, it isn’t practical for movie theaters. The main version used on TVs involves tiny “parallax barriers” across the screen […] The post Movie Theaters Could Get 3D Without Glasses appeared first on Geeks are Sexy Technology…
Cortado Mobile Solutions, manufacturer of the productivity-enhancing enterprise mobility solution Cortado Corporate Server today announces support for Microsoft Office for iOS. With Cortado’s solution, Microsoft Office for iOS can be fully embedded into a native business container and seamlessly integrated into the corporate infrastructure. Microsoft Office is one of the most important suite of apps […
For today’s edition of Deal of the Day, here are a few great deals we stumbled on while browsing the web this morning: –Lenovo Flex 3-1480 14″ Convertible Notebook – HD Touchscreen, Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz Dual-Core, 128GB Solid State Drive, 4GB DDR3, 802.11ac, Bluetooth, Win10Pro 64-Bit – $649.99 $429.99 (34% Off) –Lenovo Flex 3-1580 […] The post Deal of the Day: Save BIG On Lenovo Flex Laptops, Bluetooth Speakers, and MORE! appeared first on…
Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik have not been spotted together for nearly two weeks. The last time the model was seen with the former One Direction... Read More…
Have you been to the Parklands of Floyds Fork yet? Visiting the pristine landscapes on the far eastern edge of Jefferson County is like “being dropped off in Yellowstone,” Scott Martin, parks director at 21st Century Parks, told Broken Sidewalk’s Matthew Beck. Beck was writing this past May about how unchecked sprawling development around the 4,000-acre series […] The post How sprawling development is poisoning Floyds Fork appeared first on Broken S…
Heavy monsoon rains, flooding kill 58 people and leaves 20 missing in…
Italian TV presenters Emerson Gattafoni and Valeria Cagnoni have been filming in Northern Ireland for their award-winning travel programme Dreams Road, with support from Tourism Ireland and Tourism... http://www.travelandtourworld.com …
International flight arrivals to Krakow, Poland, have soared for the Pope’s visit to World Youth Day, according to ForwardKeys which monitors future travel patterns by analysing 14 million... http://www.travelandtourworld.com …
Gerlado Rivera is no stranger to rowdy confrontations and he got just that from Black Lives Matter on Tuesday. As the veteran TV journalist walked the streets of Philadelphia the Fox News correspondent spoke with some protesters but others were definitely not happy to see him. While one malcontent was scolding Rivera, telling him his…
The easyJet flight EZY7179 had to change its scheduled route after a bird strike caused one engine to briefly stop.   In order to make a safe landing, the decision was taken to divert and head... http://www.travelandtourworld.com …
It’s coming down to the wire! With 3 episodes now left before the season finale of MTV’s ‘Scream’, “The Orphanage” plunged us even deeper into secrets and scandals without giving us much of a handle as to Ghost Face’s true identity. For those of us wondering who the heck the killer is; the possibilities continue […] Top 5 Takeaways: ‘Scream’ Season 2, Episode 9 - Hidden Remote - Hidden Remote - TV, Hit Shows, and more…
In a Northeastern regional drought, New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Maine are experiencing severe…
In the first update to the state’s water quality standards in 24 years, the state moved to allow more toxic substances to enter the water. Environmentalists decry, and businesses support, the p…
Sonali Basak The clock is ticking for embattled AIG CEO Peter Hancock. read…
Hopes for a revival in Argentina’s wheat production are falling, even as ideas for corn growing continue to mount, in part at the expense of soybeans, for which seed availability has emerged as an issue. Argentina’s wheat production will increase in 2016-17, but not by as much as had been thought, the US Department of Agriculture bureau in Buenos Aires said, cutting to 13.7m tons their harvest for…
Gillespie started the medtech practice during a previous stint with W2O Group in…
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KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia, July 27 (Reuters) - Foreign engineering companies have bid to build Saudi Aramco's clean fuels project at the state oil giant's Ras Tanura refinery, industry sources told Reuters. …
July 27 (Reuters) - U.S. oil producer Hess Corp reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss, helped by its efforts to keep costs low, and the company further cut its exploration and production budget for the year. …
KIEV, July 27 (Reuters) - A company set up by investment fund Emerstone Energy has won a contract for shale gas exploration in Ukraine, after Royal Dutch Shell PLC withdrew as separatist violence erupted in Ukraine's east. …
PARIS — France's main religious leaders sent a message of unity and solidarity after meeting Wednesday with French President Francois Hollande a day after two extremists attacked a Catholic church and slit the throat of an elderly priest in front of other…
State Sen. David Knezek barely avoided serious injury after an accident in Dearborn Heights…
For the second time in less than a month, Redford was hit with numerous water main…
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa trial for a former Nebraska jail employee facing child sex and pornography charges has been d…
Former Phillipsburg resident Ingrid B. Hewitt, age 97, passed away Monday, July 25, 2016 at the Holdrege Memorial Homes in Holdrege, NE. She was born July 19, 1919 in Phelps County, Nebraska the daughter of E. Richard & Mabel (Nelson) Larson. She was united in marriage to Don Hewitt on August 22, 1943 in Smith…
A St. Lawrence County teenager was seriously injured in a UTV accident Tuesday…
By COOPER SLOUGH Hays Post Classical music enthusiasts have something to be excited about, as the Ad Astra Music Festival is returning this weekend to Russell and Ellis counties. The first performance starts at 4:3o p.m. Saturday at Trinity United Methodist Church, 221 N. Maple, Russell, and is titled “Handel’s Jephtha.” In the performance, the Ad Astra […
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Will suggested that is the reason Trump won't release his…
As formal combat operations slow abroad and increased numbers of U.S. servicemembers return from overseas, they look to successfully transition back into civilian life.  A critical part of their transition …
The U.S. real estate industry generates more than 20 percent of America's GDP, employs more than 9 million people, and produces nearly two-thirds of the taxes raised by local governments for essential public…
Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz was repeatedly interrupted and booed Monday as she sought to speak to Florida's convention delegation.The Florida lawmaker, who will…
As the U.S. Latino population tops 55 million, the political and economic outlook for Latinos is increasingly intertwined with the nation's political and economic outlook. The energy sector employs millions of…
"Beginning on January 20, 2017, safety will be restored," Trump…
Donald Trump put forth a diverse array of speakers on the final night of Republican National…