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Akzo Nobel beats on Q1 operating profit, sees 2017 growth

Akzo Nobel beats on Q1 operating profit, sees 2017 growth AkzoNobel announced the plans at a meeting for analysts in London . The split is a direct result of the pressure from USA rival PPG Industries, which offered to take over the Dutch company for 22.4 billion euros (24 billion US dollars) in March this year. [Full Article...]

North Korea: Nuclear war may start any moment because Trump is 'crazy'

North Korea: Nuclear war may start any moment because Trump is 'crazy' During the U.S. presidential campaign, Trump harshly attacked Beijing as a currency manipulator and threatened to slap 45 percent tariffs on Chinese imports. The TPP was a "thing of the past" for the US, Pence reaffirmed on Tuesday. In fact, there are some similarities. The Russian diplomat also took a hard line on the previous USA administration's North Korea policies. [Full Article...]

NYC man accused of stalking Obama's daughter

NYC man accused of stalking Obama's daughter The U.S. Secret Service detained a lovelorn Brooklyn man for stalking and harassing Malia Obama, daughter of the former President, at the White House and in NY, sources said Wednesday. NY police are reportedly still deciding whether to lay charges against him. The Secret Service is in the process of obtaining an order of protection against Cardoso, which would ban him from stepping foot on all... [Full Article...]

New Detroit Arena to Host NCAA Championship Games

ECAC Hockey Commissioner Steve Hagwell stated, "We are thrilled that Quinnipiac has once again been selected to host the NCAA Women's Frozen Four". ME hasn't hosted an NCAA hockey tournament game since the regional format was introduced in 1992. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution on Syria gas attack probe

Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution on Syria gas attack probe He also said the attack was fully discussed at a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , and they reached an understanding that an attack should not be allowed to be repeated. Tillerson kept to more calibrated remarks, saying his aim was "to further clarify areas of sharp difference so that we can better understand why these differences exist and what the prospects for narrowing thos... [Full Article...]

British PM May calls for early election on June 8

British PM May calls for early election on June 8 May said the election was to allow the government to strive forward with "unity" in Brexit negotiations. Essentially, a snap election happens when the election is held much earlier than the normal interval between elections, and it can be a powerful strategic tool for politicians. [Full Article...]

Law soon to ensure doctors prescribe cheaper generic drugs:PM

Law soon to ensure doctors prescribe cheaper generic drugs:PM He said that the government will ensure that the doctors prescribe only generic medicines so that monopoly of big medicine outlets can be broken. Though there is no official data available in India, in the U.S., generic drugs save consumers an estimated $8 billion to $10 billion a year at retail pharmacies. [Full Article...]

Slimy Frog Might Be a Flu Fighter

Slimy Frog Might Be a Flu Fighter The researchers aren't quite sure why urumin only targets H1 viruses, but Jacob said that H1 viruses might be anatomically similar to an amphibian pathogen that the frog mucus is meant to destroy. After isolating urumin, the researchers sequenced the genome of their find. Peptides were gathered from these secretions, and the research team examined how the peptides worked to counteract influen... [Full Article...]

1st Woman to Run Boston Marathon Does it Again

1st Woman to Run Boston Marathon Does it Again Switzer ran the marathon wearing the number 261, the same number male participants had tried to rip off her clothing in 1967. He tried to jostle her, but was met with fierce resistance on Ms. So she entered the marathon, following all the proper procedures and just, well, neglecting to mention she was female. Others have even more motivation that they run for, like Katie Rose from Concord, North... [Full Article...]

When and how to see the Lyrid meteor shower

When and how to see the Lyrid meteor shower This will be an excellent year for viewing the Lyrids as the peak falls just a few days after the new moon, thus light from the moon will not interfere with viewing conditions. It is sparked when Earth passes through debris from the comet Thatcher. Staring directly at the radiant, while a decent strategy for some showers, isn't likely to do much for you this time. [Full Article...]

Three-run blast by Pujols helps Angels over Astros, 5-2

Three-run blast by Pujols helps Angels over Astros, 5-2 Correa has been off to a modest start this season, batting.234/.315/.298 with one home run, three RBI's and six runs scored in 54 plate appearances. Alex Bregman has started both games at short against the Los Angeles Angels in Correa's absence. [Full Article...]

Marijuana safer than opioids, but moms shouldn't use

Marijuana safer than opioids, but moms shouldn't use A new national poll says Americans think it's safer to user marijuana than opioids to relieve pain. Americans' opinions about marijuana are shaped by their experience with it, researcher said. Having tried marijuana correlates with greater support for legalization: 70 percent of those who have ever tried it (plus or minus 4.1 percentage points) and 89 percent who now use it (plus or minus 6.2 ... [Full Article...]

Garry Monk confident of reaching playoffs

Garry Monk confident of reaching playoffs United performed poorly against a counter-attacking away side, as they recorded their 14th defeat of the season - the highest out of all top eight teams. April 17, 2017 at 17:00, the 43rd program of the championship of the League of England will continue to fight on the field "Elland Road" in which Leeds will compete for regular points with Wolverhampton. [Full Article...]

The UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH) Position Maintained by Lau Associates LLC

The UnitedHealth Group Inc (UNH) Position Maintained by Lau Associates LLC The price to earnings growth ratio is 1.50 and the P/S ratio is 0.87. This represents a $2.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.52%. In this case, shares are down -25.05% from $106.67, the 52-week high touched on May. Church & Dwight Co., Inc. The stock ended last trade at $167.18 a share and the price is up more than 4.85% so far this year. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -... [Full Article...]

Three dead as man goes on killing spree in California city

The suspect, an African American, had indicated on social media that he hated white people and expressed anti-government views, said police. The victims are all white men between the ages of 34 and 58. One victim was a utilities worker who was reportedly shot inside of a company truck at around 10:45 a.m. Seconds later, a second victim was targeted outside of Catholic Charities, while the third ... [Full Article...]

UK Prime Minister Theresa May to seek early election

Oliver Harvey and George Saravelos, strategists at Deutsche Bank AG, called May's move a "game-changer" that will dilute the influence of Tory hardliners. The reasons for the Labour Party to support new elections are less clear, but Jeremy Corbyn, the unpopular Labour leader, has already vowed to back May's plan. [Full Article...]

Bass Pro lowers price for Cabela's under new merger terms

Bass Pro lowers price for Cabela's under new merger terms Bass Pro Shops is acquiring Cabela's for $5 billion. Synovus Bank, a bank subsidiary of Synovus Financial Corp ., a financial services company based in Columbus, Georgia, with approximately $30 billion in assets, will acquire certain assets and assume certain liabilities of the bank, including deposits totaling approximately $1.2 billion. [Full Article...]

Zika virus found in second species of mosquitoes

Zika virus found in second species of mosquitoes In 2016, 82 county residents tested positive for Zika after traveling overseas. Smartt's research confirms that suspicion. "The role of this mosquito in Zika virus transmission needs to be assessed", she added. In South Florida, Zika has been on a dry-season hiatus. The CDC is not reporting information on how many babies in Puerto Rico have been affected by Zika, saying the island is using a d... [Full Article...]

World's first colorless coffee promises to not stain your teeth

World's first colorless coffee promises to not stain your teeth So the one problem with coffee they still haven't solved? A clear, colourless coffee is now available, bringing hope to those who love the caffeine-laden drink but hate its impact on their teeth. The drink contains no preservatives, artificial flavours, stabilisers, sugar or other sweeteners, the brothers claim. Adding "Due to this combination of technology and high quality ingredients a drink h... [Full Article...]

20 arrested in California pro and anti-Trump rallies

Fireworks and smoke bombs were thrown into the demonstrators and some of them were doused with pepper spray. 21 people were arrested during the confrontation that was billed as a "free speech" Patriots Day rally - described as more of a white supremacist rally to some in attendance - and the third time similar groups had clashed in Berkeley in recent months according to the LA Times . [Full Article...]


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