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The research reveals 95 per cent of councils plan to raise council tax , while 93 per cent are aiming to increase service charges in areas such as waste, planning, parking, social care, bereavement and meals on wheels. The Labour leader of Warrington Borough Council, Terry O'Neill, told ITV News that they have had no choice to raise the tax as government cuts have meant that councils have been put "in the firing line".
  • Flu epidemic on par for 1968 season

    Flu epidemic on par for 1968 season

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    Medical professionals do say that those who have had sever allergic reactions to the flu shot in the past should not get it again, however. It has been worse than usual, with elevated hospitalizations and more than 50 influenza-related child deaths across the country.
  • Auto Expo 2018: Tata H5X Concept SUV Unveiled

    Auto Expo 2018: Tata H5X Concept SUV Unveiled

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    The two vehicles are based on two new architectures introduced by the company: Omega Arc and Alfa Arc. Automobile major Hyundai Motor India on Wednesday said that it will launch nine new models, including an electric vehicle in the Indian market by 2020.
  • Do You Have QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) In Your Portfolio?

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    About 779,271 shares traded. McKesson Corporation (NYSE:MCK) has declined 15.45% since February 7, 2017 and is downtrending. Bb&T Securities Llc increased Qualcomm Inc ( QCOM ) stake by 15.23% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Since August 20, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 sales for $3.16 million activity. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.14 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.13, from 0.98 in 2017Q2.
  • Why to Keeping Eye on The Southern Company (SO), AbbVie Inc. (ABBV)?

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    It has underperformed by 6.07% the S&P500. Ci Global Investments Inc increased its stake in Ball Corp (BLL) by 93.6% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Investors sentiment decreased to 0.85 in 2017 Q3. The company reported $1.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.44 by $0.04.
  • Regulators warn herbal supplement contains opioids

    Regulators warn herbal supplement contains opioids

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    And it's an opioid that's associated with novel risks because of the variability in how it's being formulated, sold and used recreationally". Despite failing to ever gain FDA approval, kratom has continued to be available for sale online and in stores - including inside a vending machine in Arizona.
  • Hot tea a factor in increased esophageal cancer

    Hot tea a factor in increased esophageal cancer

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    If you smoke cigarettes or drink alcohol daily, you may want to consider letting your tea cool before you enjoy it. Drinking tea while it's too hot could increase your risk of esophageal cancer, a new study suggests. National Institutes of Health. Because tea drinkers in China, especially men, are more likely to drink alcohol and smoke, previous studies haven't offered a clear picture or whether burning hot tea might be an independent risk factor for esophageal tumors.
  • Stock markets around the world plummet; Its a correction, say analysts

    Stock markets around the world plummet; Its a correction, say analysts

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    The Taiwan Weighted index was 2.01% up at 10,617.5 and the SGX Nifty index in Singapore was 10,528.5 points, higher by 0.31%. The broader NSE Nifty ended 0.21 percent lower at 10,476.7, its lowest close since January 3. Buying was seen in key frontline shares of Realty, Energy, Oil & Gas, Consumer Durables, HealthCare, Metal, Auto, Basic Materials and Capital Goods sectors.
  • Scientists thwart cancer-spreading compound, in mice

    Scientists thwart cancer-spreading compound, in mice

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    Asparagine, an amino acid also found in dairy and poultry, somehow helps cancerous cells to move from the breast into the bloodstream and colonise other areas of the body, Cambridge researchers found. If the findings hold in humans, breast cancer patients may be put on low asparagine diets while they have conventional treatments, such as chemotherapy, for the disease.
  • Georgia Locks Up 2018's Top-Ranked Recruiting Class, Edging Ohio State

    Georgia Locks Up 2018's Top-Ranked Recruiting Class, Edging Ohio State

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    National Signing Day may have lost a bit of its luster recently, with the NCAAs new early-signing period but Wednesday will still be a special day for a number of local athletes. And there is a lot of prime talent available, including four five-star prospects. Those are from Mallard Creek (Charlotte, North Carolina) defensive tackle Jordan Davis and Liberty County defensive tackle Tramel Walthour.
  • Lawmakers urge Procter & Gamble to change look of Tide Pods

    Lawmakers urge Procter & Gamble to change look of Tide Pods

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    Two state lawmakers from NY are the latest to call for changes, reintroducing a 2015 bill that would require manufacturers to add warning labels, make the packets a uniform color, and start selling them in child-resistant packaging. "They are so alluring", said Hoylman. But warnings and new packaging seem unlikely to dissuade the morons who are eating Tide Pods for the fun of it.
  • Cancer 'Vaccine' Wiped Out Tumors In Mice, Scientists Say

    Cancer 'Vaccine' Wiped Out Tumors In Mice, Scientists Say

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    The study found that by injecting small amounts of two immune-stimulating agents directly into solid lymphoma tumors in mice, they were able to eliminate all traces of cancer in the animals. Compared to standard treatments which try to stimulate the entire body's immune system at once and raises costs, the Stanford vaccine only delivers a small amount of medication to a specific tumor area.
  • Business owners reflect on Super Bowl economic impact

    Business owners reflect on Super Bowl economic impact

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    Western New York had the second highest live rating in the nation for the 2017 game. But NBC's special episode of This Is Us definitely scored in the Nielsens. Sunday's average viewership of 103.4 million that watched the Eagles win their first Super Bowl in franchise history on NBC did rank as the 10th-highest viewed program in USA history.
  • Winter Storm Watch Issued for Parts of New England

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    A track closer to the ocean will allow cold air to creep closer to the area, resulting in a more wintery mix. Travel impacts are likely, especially during the afternoon commute as moderate to heavy snow at times will likely reduce visibilities.
  • 'Not an avocado': Surprising find in bagged salad from California

    'Not an avocado': Surprising find in bagged salad from California

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    She said her friend, a biologist, identified the reptile as a blue bellied or western fence lizard native to California . But some people enjoy eating salads, especially if there aren't any dead lizards in it. It was disgusting, I was a shock. Ms Carr told WCVB ABC 5 she's not sure if she ate the tail but nonetheless, she began to vomit. "The fact that its tail was missing makes me want to retch all over again".
  • Following outcry, Publix announces it will begin covering HIV prevention medication

    Following outcry, Publix announces it will begin covering HIV prevention medication

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    The agency estimates about 4000 people at high risk of contracting HIV will be eligible for the treatment, which has the potential to nearly completely eliminate the risk of infection. PrEP is taken daily and builds up in the system, preventing an HIV infection from establishing. "Condoms are fully funded on prescription and are highly effective, but rates of HIV infection are still increasing in New Zealand".
  • Super Bowl LII Draws Lowest Ratings Since 2009

    Super Bowl LII Draws Lowest Ratings Since 2009

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    If you're like me, you don't watch the Super Bowl for the game. While not officially " Super Bowl souvenirs", one of the stores also had a wide variety of signed memorabilia for sale. "With an all-time Top 10 audience, the Super Bowl once again proved that it's the most dominant and consistent property on television", said Mark Lazarus, chairman of NBC Broadcasting & Sports, in a statement .
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb shares jump on lung cancer breakthrough

    Bristol-Myers Squibb shares jump on lung cancer breakthrough

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    Sales for that med's chief rival, Keytruda from Merck , jumped 172% previous year to $3.8 billion. The term earnings per share (EPS) represents the portion of a company's earnings, net of taxes and preferred stock dividends, that is allocated to each share of common stock.
  • Health Dept.'s Numbers Show 2 Additional Flu Deaths

    Health Dept.'s Numbers Show 2 Additional Flu Deaths

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    In Westmoreland County, the number of cases came to 1,790, up 213 from the previous period. Maryland Health Officials confirmed the first pediatric patient has died from the flu in our state. So far this season there have been 115 lab-confirmed cases of the flu in the area compared to 178 for all of previous year. In Chatham County, there have been 8 confirmed deaths as well as two in Glynn County and one in Effingham County.
  • 'Our quarterback, you know, he gets it done'

    'Our quarterback, you know, he gets it done'

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    Kimmel also asked Clement about his controversial touchdown . Every scoring play in an National Football League game has to be reviewed by its video officials. "I wish I could have been out there with my guys, but this feels great still". Ajayi followed by taking a slight jab at the Brady and the Pats, who failed to pull off a similar play earlier in the game.
  • Pink will power through the flu to sing at the Super Bowl

    Pink will power through the flu to sing at the Super Bowl

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    Earlier in the week, there were fears that P!nk would be unable to perform the pre-game national anthem after she caught the flu from her children. The " Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken " singer continued, "And it just so happens that this chance comes when I have two small Petri dish kids who literally cough INTO MY MOUTH and rub their snot on my cheek".
  • Hospitals should sell e-cigarettes and provide vaping lounges, health officials say

    Hospitals should sell e-cigarettes and provide vaping lounges, health officials say

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    Vaping, or using e-cigarettes, poses only a fraction of the health risk of tobacco smoking and should be encouraged among smokers to reap substantial health benefits, British public health experts said today. But Mr Newton said there was "overwhelming evidence" they were far safer than smoking and "of negligible risk to bystanders". A large number of smokers think it's the nicotine that's the bad thing about traditional cigarettes, so they don't think there's much point in switching nicotine ...
  • Budget 2018: Modi knows biz-friendly image doesn't pay in election year

    Budget 2018: Modi knows biz-friendly image doesn't pay in election year

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    What is it? The long-term capital gains (LTCG) tax imposed on transfer of listed shares, after holding it for a year or more. Referring to the government's allocation of Rs 14.34 trillion for rural infrastructure , he said, "Price fixation of Minimum Support Price (MSP) in future will be based on need and principles".
  • Stocks Getting Investors Vote of Confidence: Viavi Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAV)

    Stocks Getting Investors Vote of Confidence: Viavi Solutions Inc. (NASDAQ:VIAV)

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    In a transaction dated November 28, 2017, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $9.19, raking in a sum of $9,300. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink . recorded a 52-week high of $11.89. The firm has a market cap of $2,270.00, a P/E ratio of 28.57, a P/E/G ratio of 1.41 and a beta of 1.80. Viavi Solutions Inc .
  • Conman infects 21 people with HIV while pretending to be a doctor

    Conman infects 21 people with HIV while pretending to be a doctor

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    The news broke on Tuesday, months after the victims, including children, were diagnosed at a health camp organised by an NGO in November past year in Bangarmau city of Unnao district, reported Times Now news channel. An unlicensed doctor in India infected over 40 people with HIV after using the same needle to treat all victims, Times Now reported. "The matter is being investigated".
  • Dow plunges 1175 points as selloff deepens

    Dow plunges 1175 points as selloff deepens

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    Typically, ever three to four months the stock market will see a decline. "It dropped about 4 percent today", George explained, "but to put that in context, the S&P 500 and other measures of the market had been up by 6 percent just in January".
  • AAA: Gas Prices Up 3 Cents To Start February

    AAA: Gas Prices Up 3 Cents To Start February

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    The average price for gas of the end of the day Sunday; $2.85 in the Wenatchee area and $2.96 in the state. The Massachusetts price is eight cents below the national average for regular unleaded of $2.61. "This has been a storm brewing since the Obama administration legalized oil exports and OPEC chose to forgo market share to tighten global supply", DeHaan said.
  • Fatal flu season is not over yet

    Fatal flu season is not over yet

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    Free Flu shots are being offered across the state until next Monday. There have been no supply shortages reported. In the 2016-17 flu season , which runs from September to August, there were 178 cases. Dr. Hawkinson said the flu virus is passed along through coughing, sneezing and poor hand hygiene. Pace said she knows a lot of people touch the carts and she's not messing around when it comes to the flu.
  • Hot tea can increases your risk of esophageal cancer

    Hot tea can increases your risk of esophageal cancer

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    The authors followed 456,155 participants aged 30 to 79 for a media follow-up period of 9.2 years. But those who simply enjoy a hot cuppa without the drinks and the smokes can rest assured that one of life's simple pleasures appears to be safe.
  • Girl Scout cookies entice students

    Girl Scout cookies entice students

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    Her cookie sales are through-the-roof, thanks in large part to her new go-to location. Urbn Leaf posted this photo on Instagram , encouraging its clientele to grab some " Girl Scout Cookies with your GSC ". "Yes my family loves Girl Scout Cookies!" said one customer. Girl Scouts-North Carolina Coastal Pines has announced the Operation Cookie Drop 2018, a council-wide community service project that donates Girl Scout Cookies to deployed military men and women around the globe.
  • Schlumberger (NYSE:SLB) Given a $75.00 Price Target by Barclays Analysts

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    It has underperformed by 20.00% the S&P500. Needham Investment Management Llc decreased Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc (TMO) stake by 2.12% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. It also increased its holding in Omnicell Inc (NASDAQ:OMCL) by 19,925 shares in the quarter, for a total of 298,219 shares, and has risen its stake in Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR).
  • Two glasses of wine can clear the mind

    Two glasses of wine can clear the mind

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    Research at the University of Rochester Medical Center in the United States focused on the glymphatic system , the brain's cleaning process. Research focused on the glymphatic system and how cerebral spinal fluid is pumped into brain tissue and flushes away waste.
  • LG gives relief to Delhi traders on sealing

    LG gives relief to Delhi traders on sealing

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    The associations made a decision to go ahead with their protests even after the Centre said it would look at ways to amend the Delhi master plan 2021 to give the traders some relief. The Delhi BJP president said that after these amendments, which are likely to get effective in next few days, the cause of sealing in nearly all cases will cease to exist, hence the Monitoring Committee should now act with humanitarian approach to suspend sealing.
  • British American Tobacco's (LON:BATS) "Overweight" Rating Reiterated at JPMorgan Chase & Co

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    The stock decreased 1.33% or GBX 64 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 4760. Cboe Global Markets, Inc. Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE:FII) has declined 14.01% since February 3, 2017 and is downtrending. Therefore 72% are positive. CBOE Holdings Inc had 68 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Overweight" rating by Morgan Stanley given on Wednesday, November 2.
  • VFW in Billings end boycott of National Football League games

    VFW in Billings end boycott of National Football League games

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    National Football League spokesman Brian McCarthy said the game program has never been a place for advertising what some might consider to be a political statement. Bank Stadium. "I ask that you support airing this ad to defend free speech", Mr. Rokita said. "When the players are doing it, people have to pay attention to the issue".
  • Brady, Patriots looking forward, not back

    Brady, Patriots looking forward, not back

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    If, however, none of these cheering options appeal to you, remember that the National Football League draft is April 26, and with it will come hours upon hours of coverage of the draft combine, followed by mock drafts and the incessant yammering, jabbering and speculation that mark the first major National Football League event after the Super Bowl , one that marks the yearlong march toward Super Bowl LIII.
  • Ankit Saxena 'denied' relationship with woman before murder, says police

    Ankit Saxena 'denied' relationship with woman before murder, says police

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    No, Ankit's case was not trending merely to demand justice for the victim's family or as a debate over the law and order situation in the national capital. Ever since it came to the media attention, Ankit's murder and the horrific details of the crime have shocked people on social media. She also accused them thrashing another man at his home because they believed he was eyeing their daughter.