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Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX)
- November 05, 2016

On 10/24/2016, HC Wainwright released a statement for Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX) bumped up the target price from $0.00 to $85.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink . In related news, EVP Stuart A. Arbuckle sold 1,208 shares of Vertex Pharmaceuticals stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 3rd. (more...)
Three Heating Up, Three Cooling Down: Final 2016 Breeders' Cup Edition
- November 02, 2016

Drew post 4 in a field of ten, the test a mile and a quarter on real dirt. Classic favorite: California Chrome, even-money. The 5-year-old chestnut will break from the fourth post in a 10-horse field, leaving Espinoza with the strategic call on whether to charge into the lead early on or bide his time. (more...)
As Trump falters, more Republicans say they'll block Clinton As Trump falters, more Republicans say they'll block Clinton
- October 31, 2016

As Democrats turn their eyes toward down-ticket races, a Republican super-PAC connected to Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell is throwing everything it's got at saving the G.O.P. Independent studies have found that in-person voter fraud is rare, and county election officials and attorneys who specialize in voting say problems with mail-in ballots - which a law requiring voters to show identification would not catch - are far more common than problems with votes cast on machines. (more...)
Philippine President Declares 'America Has Lost' and Pledges Allegiance with China
- October 30, 2016

The U.S. accounts for 13 percent of foreign direct investments in the Philippines , while China contributes 0.1 percent. The investment deals conclude a contentious week for Duterte who told a business audience in Beijing on Thursday following a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping that he wanted to cut the cord with the USA and pivot to China and Russian Federation, deepening a split with his country's biggest military ally. (more...)
Notre Dame game won't be Catholics vs. Convicts Notre Dame game won't be Catholics vs. Convicts
- October 30, 2016

Notre Dame Prep broke through in the early minutes of the second half as William Grubbs' header off Bryce Baringer's cross gave the Irish a 1-0 lead. The 'Canes will need more than good weather to turn the tide - not only in the series but also in the current season. Not with Kizer likely a high pick in the upcoming National Football League draft, along with a couple of offensive linemen. (more...)
Dreams do come true: Dog meets his favorite toy in real life Dreams do come true: Dog meets his favorite toy in real life
- October 30, 2016

When a human in a Gumby suit approaches Jolene , she's at first taken aback. "Believe it or not, I already had the costume", Mesches told The Dodo . Understanding how deep this love goes, Jolene's owner chose to turn Halloween into a sort of early Christmas for the pup, by bringing her favorite toy to life. (more...)
Shivpal Yadav's Delhi visit part of plans for grand alliance? Shivpal Yadav's Delhi visit part of plans for grand alliance?
- October 28, 2016

Amar wondered why Akhilesh was blaming him for his removal as state president of the party. Another largest political party Congress is also not lacking behind. On Wednesday, senior Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan had cautioned that the ongoing feud, which had divided the party into rival camps, had caused concern among Muslim voters. (more...)
Pot farmers worry legalization could end their way of life Pot farmers worry legalization could end their way of life
- October 28, 2016

Ballotpedia.org estimates that tens of millions of dollars would be saved if Proposition 64 were to pass. That's enough to roll perhaps 40 average-sized joints. Colorado began the commercial sale of marijuana in 2014. President Barack Obama has been issuing a record-setting number of sentence commutations his a year ago in office, the vast majority of which are for nonviolent drug offenses. (more...)
Trump Stumps for 'New Deal for Black America' in NC Trump Stumps for 'New Deal for Black America' in NC
- October 28, 2016

He talked about the "potential" of the African-American community and said he's honored "to be the nominee of the party of Abraham Lincoln". Trump also gave an additional $2,600 on October 20, other filings show . A day after 250 employees at the Allegheny Technologies Inc. plant in Midland lost their jobs , the president of the United Steelworkers union blasted Donald Trump as a "phony" who will do nothing to bring back steel to western Pennsylvania. (more...)
What we learned from the Seattle Seahawks tie with Arizona What we learned from the Seattle Seahawks tie with Arizona
- October 25, 2016

Catanzaro had given a 3-0 lead to his obtaining an investment of 46 yards in the second quarter. One of the biggest plays from Sunday night's 6-6 tie between the Arizona Cardinals and Seattle Seahawks was the field goal Seattle linebacker Bobby Wagner had early in the second quarter to keep the game scoreless. (more...)
STD Rates Have Hit an All-Time High. Come on, America STD Rates Have Hit an All-Time High. Come on, America
- October 23, 2016

The surge in STDs is occurring at a time of budget cuts to State and local STD programs, including a possible $5 million cut in 2017 by a Senate Appropriations subcommittee. "The public health threat posed by STDs is serious - the numbers in this report represent real people, real health problems, and a real price tag", Bolan says. (more...)
Stocks open in the red after mixed earnings Stocks open in the red after mixed earnings
- October 22, 2016

Telecoms.SPLRCL, down 2.4 percent, were lower for a second straight session. Crude oil has given up earlier gains amid the rising dollar, as USA crude -0.6% at $50.33/bbl. What's certain is what companies are telling us. "You had a couple of good companies like Microsoft , which is skewing things positively", said Orlando. (more...)
Truce extended in Aleppo but UN delays evacuations
- October 22, 2016

Russian Federation and Syria accuse extremists, including the Fateh al-Sham Front, of blocking civilians and rebels from leaving. Warships from NATO member Britain were shadowing the battle group through the North Sea and Stoltenberg said NATO navies would closely monitor the warships in "a responsible and measured" way as it headed to the Mediterranean. (more...)
NYC hotelier accused of using lighter, aerosol can to burn 2 dogs NYC hotelier accused of using lighter, aerosol can to burn 2 dogs
- October 21, 2016

Chatwal was expected to make a court appearance in the case later on Tuesday. Dressed in all white with a grey vest, Chatwal was silent as he stood before Judge Steve Statsinger, who issued an order of protection for the two dogs - Molly and Finnegan - their owner and their dog walker. (more...)
Bradford tries to keep Philly trip 'as normal as possible' Bradford tries to keep Philly trip 'as normal as possible'
- October 20, 2016

Bradford admitted the last seven weeks have been a "whirlwind" but said he is trying to not get emotional about this unique week. But don't expect Wentz to be nostalgic when he goes up against the lone unbeaten team in the league. With the Bradford trade, the Eagles were able to offset some of the losses incurred when they moved up to secure the No. 2 overall pick in last April's draft. (more...)
Annual luncheon keeps Breast Care Center equipped to detect cancer Annual luncheon keeps Breast Care Center equipped to detect cancer
- October 17, 2016

Shaun L. McKay said. The whole of October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, with October 14th also being the "Big Pink" - an event encouraging people to organise events and wear pink to raise money and awareness for breast cancer care. Additionally, 61,000 new cases of carcinoma in situ, a noninvasive cancer that is the earliest form of breast cancer, will be diagnosed. Some factors put a woman at higher risk than others; some of these can be prevented, others cannot. (more...)
It's That Time Again, Medicare Part D Open Enrollment It's That Time Again, Medicare Part D Open Enrollment
- October 14, 2016

The costs of the plan including the monthly premium and the deductible can go up or even down. If individuals are happy with their 2017 Medicare plan updates, then the plan will automatically renew. If your plan is being discontinued and isn't eligible for renewal, you will receive a non-renewal notice from your carrier prior to open enrollment. You may need to review your coverage to see if you may be entitled to additional savings and greater health benefits every year. (more...)
Michelle Obama attacks Trump over sexual assault comments
- October 14, 2016

At a rally in West Palm Beach, Fla., on Thursday , Trump said the women are part of a coordinated effort between Clinton and the media to spear his reputation ahead of the election. So, if a candidate is erratic and threatening, if a candidate traffics in prejudice, fears, and lies on the trail, if a candidate has no clear plans to implement their goals, if they disrespect their fellow citizens. (more...)
Cops: Pennsylvania Mom Malnourished Baby With Vegan Diet Cops: Pennsylvania Mom Malnourished Baby With Vegan Diet
- October 13, 2016

The boy is now living with his father and is currently doing better. She is now charged with endangerment for feeding her child a vegan diet as well as for not giving her the proper cream to treat the rash. Doctors say he couldn't even crawl. The mother was also charged for failing to apply the prescribed skin treatment for the rash. The boy is now in his father's custody and properly cared for. (more...)
MSP to hold drug take back day on October 22nd MSP to hold drug take back day on October 22nd
- October 13, 2016

Bring your pills for disposal to the Community Center and City of Falls Church Farmers Market (223 Little Falls St.) during this event. Only pills and medication patches will be accepted. In April, Americans turned in 447 tons of prescription drugs at nearly 5,400 sites operated by the DEA and more than 4,200 of its state and local law enforcement partners. (more...)
Clinton proposes tax relief for families with young kids Clinton proposes tax relief for families with young kids
- October 12, 2016

Current law allows parents to claim a credit of up to $6,000 for child care expenses. In a leak reported in the New York Times , it seems that Donald Trump declared a business loss of more than $900 million on his 1995 tax return. Clinton would also expand the " refundability " of the child tax credit so it can benefit all low-income families, even those that don't owe any income tax or now earn too little to qualify. (more...)
President Obama adds Cleveland rally to Ohio campaign swing
- October 10, 2016

If Hillary Clinton is in the White House, they will have to fight especially hard not to see it replaced with single-payer (the government would be the single-payer). As he began to speak, a man yelled at the former president for signing a 1994 crime law that included stiffer sentences for many federal crimes. Later, Clinton said he nearly wanted to apologize for the exchange, but instead hoped it would become a teachable moment. (more...)
Products Every Woman Undergoing Cancer Treatment Can Trust Products Every Woman Undergoing Cancer Treatment Can Trust
- October 10, 2016

Colts Vice Chair and Co-owner, Kalen Jackson, was joined by members of the American Cancer Society and Indiana University Health Simon Cancer Center to pour bright pink dye into the canal. The YWCA Women's Wellness Program was granted $60,000 to continue to provide outreach, screening and mammograms for the uninsured and underinsured. (more...)
NFC West Report Week 4: Los Angeles Rams
- October 09, 2016

Rams quarterback Case Keenum continues to struggle despite slightly improved performances over the past few games. Woods will be busy in Los Angeles in Week 5. St. Louis, has won three straight with two of those wins coming away from home. Conversely, a linebacker for the Bills has stepped up his game as well and been the catalyst to the upswing in Buffalo's defense. (more...)
Election in Georgia to test stability amid slump Election in Georgia to test stability amid slump
- October 08, 2016

The pro-Western Free Democrats and the pro-Russian Alliance of Patriots may be among those who clear the 5 percent threshold needed to get into the 150-seat parliament, analysts say. The bombing was not the first violent incident to occur in the lead-up to the vote. On Sunday, two people were wounded by gunshots at a campaign rally for candidate and former defense minister Irakli Okruashvili.; he claimed the gunmen were affiliated with Georgian Dream. (more...)
Del Mar College professor goes pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
- October 07, 2016

Even small amounts of alcohol on a regular basis increase the risk of breast cancer, according to Bender. The Montclair Police are sporting pink badges this month. "To help buy equipment to help support software technology to help facilities so our patients get an extraordinary experience when they do come to the breast cancer center". (more...)
Will Doubts about OPEC's Deal Impact Crude Oil Prices? Will Doubts about OPEC's Deal Impact Crude Oil Prices?
- October 06, 2016

Benchmark Brent crude futures were trading at $51.29 per barrel, recording an increase of 0.8 percent, while U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) futures were trading at $49.14 per barrel, 0.9 percent up from their last settlement. It rose earlier to $52.09, its highest since June 10. The report also indicated a rise of 2.87 MMbbls (million barrels) in gasoline inventories. The global benchmark was at a $1.50 premium to WTI for December delivery. (more...)
Local Clown Says the "Creepy Clown" Trend has his Industry Concerned
- October 06, 2016

Reports of clowns haunting at least ten states have people on edge. While Chicopee has seen no increased clown action, Wilk said the department has some concerns should it ever start. Anyone who sees anything suspicious can call the Fontana Police Department at 909-350-7700. The Guardian news website ran an article Wednesday about such sightings, including one in Greenville, South Carolina, that involved two clowns disappearing into woods after whispering to a boy. (more...)
Hospital charges couple $39.35 to hold newborn baby Hospital charges couple $39.35 to hold newborn baby
- October 06, 2016

It helps to regulate the baby's heart, breathing and transfers good bacteria to the baby's immune system. "So I posted it on Reddit and it blew up". "A patient had a little girl". The young father said he posted the bill because he found it amusing. He's also hopeful the attention the bill attracted might lead hospitals to be more precise about their billing charges. (more...)
Hackers may target insulin pumps Hackers may target insulin pumps
- October 05, 2016

Executives are unaware of any attempted hacks, and noted that the probability of such an attack is "extremely low", Reuters reports . In a blog post about the research, Radcliffe wrote that the episode shows why medical companies, regulators, and security researchers must take the time to track down any problems in devices. (more...)