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Buhari arrives Nigeria after official visit to US

Buhari arrives Nigeria after official visit to US Following his arrival in the US on Sunday, he visited the Blair House at Washington D.C. and held a bilateral meeting with President Trump on Monday at the White House. He explained "The big jet is under fix". It has been taken for major repairs. President Buhari was said to have left United States for Nigeria on Tuesday but had to stopover in London due to what the presidency described as tec... [Full Article...]

132-pound ovarian tumour removed from 38-year-old woman

132-pound ovarian tumour removed from 38-year-old woman Although the tumor began in the ovary, it also blocked her digestive tract, which resulted in the patient becoming extremely malnourished. They also removed excess skin from her abdomen during the same surgery. "I'm not sure she would have survived an extra week or two". Most tumors that grow from these cells are non-cancerous; however, in cases where these types of tumors are cancerous, they ar... [Full Article...]

President's Chief of Staff and State Timber head in bribery net

President's Chief of Staff and State Timber head in bribery net Officials of the island nation's Commission to Investigate Allegations of Bribery or Corruption (CIABOC) arrested I.H.K. Mahanama, the president's chief of staff, and P. Guruge said the Indian investor in the sugar firm had complained to authorities that Mahanama and another official, identified only as the chairman of a state corporation, had demanded 100 million rupees ($666,000). [Full Article...]

MTN says subscribers up 1.9 percent in quarter to March

MTN says subscribers up 1.9 percent in quarter to March The telecommunications firm, which now controls 36.4 per cent of Nigeria's telecoms market, noted that in the first quarter of 2018, its Earnings before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation and Amortization (EBITDA) margin expanded to 41.8 per cent given well-controlled expenses and a stable naira. [Full Article...]

KNOT Offshore Partners LP (KNOP) Analysts See $0.52 EPS on May, 15

The score of 50.00000 for KNOT Offshore Partners LP indicates that a further look into the shares is needed. Chief executive Ingvild Saether said: "On behalf of our board and leadership team, I want to thank David for his service and dedication to Teekay Offshore and his efforts during the Partnership's transition from project execution, in a challenging market environment, to now as we begin ... [Full Article...]

Southwest Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Window Cracks, No Injuries Reported

Southwest Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Window Cracks, No Injuries Reported The fan-blade failure is assumed to have been caused by "metal fatigue", meaning the material's structural integrity is degraded as a result of repeated use. CFM, jointly owned by General Electric Co. and France's Safran, produces the CFM56 engine in factories in the United States and Europe. Flight 957 from Chicago-Midway to Newark, New Jersey, didn't lose cabin pressure as it diverted to Cleve... [Full Article...]

Harsimrat Badal briefs PM Modi on Dyal Singh College 'name change'

Harsimrat Badal briefs PM Modi on Dyal Singh College 'name change' Amitabh Sinha said that while DU is yet to approve the name change, the college has done so in its own capacity. We found a middle way and named it Vandemataram Dyal Singh College. Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee general secretary Manjinder Singh Sirsa condemned the move and said that renaming of the college happened despite Javadekar's assurance in the Parliament. [Full Article...]

Relay for Life events scheduled Friday

Relay for Life events scheduled Friday Relay for Life will begin at 6 p.m. Friday, May 4 at the Cullman County Fairgrounds. "Everyone has been working so hard to make this event special". There's still time to donate to a team and register for this year's Relay For Life . Relay for Life of Baton Rouge will honor local cancer survivors and their caregivers with a celebratory first lap. "We now have nearly 30 teams registered which ... [Full Article...]

SunTrust Banks Comments on AbbVie Inc.'s Q4 2018 Earnings (NYSE:ABBV)

The institutional investor held 9,611 shares of the capital goods company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $423,000, down from 19,106 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Ballentine Prtn Llc holds 6,896 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. (NYSE:ABBV). Gardner Russo & Gardner Ltd Com owns 14,100 shares. (NYSE:ABBV). Virtu Fincl Limited Company accumulated 17,117 shares. [Full Article...]

Indivior PLC (INDV) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts

Sold All: 22 Reduced: 21 Increased: 37 New Position: 28. Analysts await Premier Asset Management Group Plc (LON:PAM) to report earnings on May, 10. They expect $-0.55 earnings per share, up 23.61% or $0.17 from last year's $-0.72 per share. [Full Article...]

PNB Housing Finance to raise $ 1 billion via European Central Bank

PNB Housing Finance to raise $ 1 billion via European Central Bank The company's NII for the quarter increased by 30.1 per cent yoy and 3.2 per cent qoq to Rs. 1,311 crore in Q4FY18 as against Rs. 1,271 crore in Q3FY18 and Rs. Around 53 per cent of the loan book goes to individuals, 31 per cent goes to non-housing loan borrowers, and around 16 per cent of the loan book is for construction finance. [Full Article...]

Gen Z is the loneliest generation

Gen Z is the loneliest generation Many young people today lack companionship. Loneliness is a lifestyle for them. The survey was sponsored by Cigna, the global insurer, and health services company. People who had a score of 43 or above were considered lonely. Millennials (ages 23 to 37) were close behind with a score of 45.3, followed by Generation X (ages 38 to 51) with a loneliness score of 45.1 The so-called Greatest Ge... [Full Article...]

Scientists Build 'Synthetic' Embryos For Fertility Research

Scientists Build 'Synthetic' Embryos For Fertility Research This could help in studying human fertility, the BBC reports . They weren't able to produce viable embryos, but the project was able to teach the researchers more about the murky early stages of development, including the fact that the inner cells dictate the growth of the outer ones. [Full Article...]

Kansas man arrested attempting to have sex with a vehicle

Kansas man arrested attempting to have sex with a vehicle Powell said the man was never booked into jail. He would not listen to commands or anything. Scott Powell said the officers took action to subdue the man after he refused to stop. Police say he was almost incoherent, and they believed he was both drunk and under the influence of drugs. He was taken to the emergency room as the result of "his odd behavior", due to a.35 blood alcohol level and p... [Full Article...]

Marseille make one change at Red Bull Salzburg

Marseille make one change at Red Bull Salzburg Haidara was dismissed for a second yellow card after lashing out at Payet, with Rose storming onto the field at full-time to confront referee Sergei Karasev and his officiating team. A corner was awarded despite Andre-Frank Zambo Anguissa's shot appearing to strike a Marseille foot before flying behind, and the 32-year-old Rolando side-footed another unsafe Payet cross into the net. [Full Article...]

Anxiety linked to a higher risk of dementia in old age

Anxiety linked to a higher risk of dementia in old age The researchers observed a positive correlation between clinically significant anxiety and future dementia in all studies. The weakness of this type of study, called a meta-analysis, is that it can't account for the quality of the studies included, or the strength of common threads the researchers find. [Full Article...]

Scientists develop a new test to diagnose peanut allergies safely and accurately

Scientists develop a new test to diagnose peanut allergies safely and accurately When skin-prick and IgE test results are unclear, allergists rely on an OFC, which consists of feeding peanut in incrementally larger doses to a patient in a highly controlled setting in a hospital to confirm allergy to the food. This produces biomarkers linked to allergic reactions, which can be identified in a lab. The weapons in a doctor's arsenal to diagnose the condition also include a skin... [Full Article...]

Pink brings world tour to Tampa's Amalie Arena in March 2019

Pink brings world tour to Tampa's Amalie Arena in March 2019 Singer P!NK will be coming to Nationwide Arena next year during her North American tour. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, May 11th. Citi card holders will have access to purchase US presale tickets beginning Tuesday, May 8, at 10a.m. local time until Thursday, May 10 at 10 p.m. local time through Citi's Private Pass program. [Full Article...]

York is named as one of the most polluted cities in Britain

York is named as one of the most polluted cities in Britain Dirty air can cause debilitating diseases and hasten death. Closely followed behind Port Talbot was Scunthorpe, Salford and Sandy all three of which had levels of 15 micrograms per cubic metre. Data from the World Health Organisation (WHO) shows 47 towns and cities across the country match or exceed limits of air pollution. London broke its annual air quality guidelines in a single month this ye... [Full Article...]

Noted Marxist economist and former Bengal FM Ashok Mitra is no more

Noted Marxist economist and former Bengal FM Ashok Mitra is no more Ashok Mitra served as the Chief Economic Adviser of the Government of India from 1970 to 1972. Known as an eminent Marxist economist, Mitra was born in Dhaka on 10 April 1928. He completed graduation from the University of Dacca and postgraduation from Benaras Hindu University. He also represented the CPI (M) in the Rajya Sabha. [Full Article...]


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