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Sasikala convicted in DA case: Massive celebrations erupt outside O Panneerselvam's residence

Tuesday's verdict means Panneerselvam is now likely to stay at the helm although Sasikala loyalists were reported to be rallying around one of her main allies, Edappady Palaniswamy, as an alternative. Palanisamy was born in the Andhiyur village of Salem district on March 2, 1954. As of now, it has not been confirmed by the OPS camp about their next plan of action.

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Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.'s (VRX) stock price concludes at 6.75% with

After trading began at $15.03 the stock was seen hitting $16 as a peak level and $14.96 as the lowest level. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International , Inc.is a pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of pharmaceutical products primarily in the areas of neurology, dermatology and branded generics.

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Consumer Prices Post Biggest Rise in Nearly Four Years

Food prices, the major component of CPI, increased by 2.7% in January compared to a 2.5% rise in the month of December. Food inflation was also higher on a year-on-year basis in January, as compared to the same month last year. However, the rising costs in food and fuel were partially offset by prices for clothing and footwear, which fell by more than they did a year ago. "Oil prices have so far lacked momentum, despite significant cuts to crude oil output".

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Nestle Misses Full Year Profit Estimate, Targets 'Considerable' Costs Cuts in 2017

The company's shares were down 1.1 percent at 72.35 Swiss francs at 0845 GMT (2:45 a.m. ET). All business segments posted increased organic sales in the year. It was the fourth straight year Nestle had missed its 5-6% growth objective, known as the "Nestle Model". Analysts on average were expecting 2016 growth of 3.4 percent, according to a Reuters poll.

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Grammy 2017: Adele tears up in a heartfelt tribute to George Michael

The British singer's comeback track Hello and album 25 beat Beyonce's Formation and Lemonade respectively at the 59th annual ceremony. Watching the Grammy Awards on Sunday, some pro-lifers were pleasantly surprised to hear Beyonce honor motherhood and babies in the womb during her performance.

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Benedict Cumberbatch 'honoured' as 'Sherlock' tops BBC characters poll

The novel tells the tale of a married couple dealing with the loss of their child, and Cumberbatch will take on the lead role of the protagonist Stephen Lewis. The TV film will come from SunnyMarch TV, which Cumberbatch co-founded. "Masterpiece has been proud to showcase Benedict's work for many years, and of course " Sherlock " has been a fantastic gift to our audience", said Masterpiece executive producer Rebecca Eaton.

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Producer Prices Rose 0.6% in January

For example Pan, intoxicants: 6.4%, clothing and footwear: 4.7%, Housing 5.0%, Fuel and light: 3.4% "Clearly the non-food components have registered an increase and would tend to be upward moving going ahead". Meanwhile, the monthly growth in input prices eased to 1.7% from 2.7%, but stayed above the expected 1%. The Consumer Price Index-based inflation was at 5.69 percent in January past year.

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Merck Alzheimer's Drug Study Halted Early for Futility

Merck & Co has terminated a Phase II/III trial testing its investigational medicine verubecestat in patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease. They include attempts by Biogen Inc. 'It's encouraging that there are no concerns over the safety of this drug and that it will continue to be tested in people in the pre-symptomatic stages of disease, where there is more chance that it will prevent the build-up of toxic amyloid plaques.

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Vitamin D pills 'could stop colds or flu'

The most common respiratory tract infection is the common cold, but others include bronchitis, pneumonia, and infections of the sinuses or ears. Adding vitamin D to food would reduce deaths and significantly cut healthcare costs in countries such as Britain, say the authors of a major global study that shows it can reduce the risk of colds, flu and other unsafe infections such as pneumonia.

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Exports record positive growth for a fifth consecutive month

However, gold imports slipped by 29.94 per cent to $2.04 billion in January 2017 from $2.91 billion in the same month previous year as demand declined following cash crunch post demonetisation. "Positive trade data sets the stage for a further buildup in India's exports taking advantage of pickup in the United States and Europe", said T S Bhasin, chairman, EEPC India.

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Texas defends Trump travel ban

Eighteen other states, including California and NY, supported the challenge. The 9th Circuit will eventually decide on whether or not a larger panel of judges should reconsider the case. U.S. District Judge James Robart in Seattle suspended Trump's entire order across the country February 3 after its legality was challenged by Washington state.

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Netanyahu meets top United States diplomat Tillerson in Washington

The first meeting between Tillerson and Lavrov comes amidst growing criticism from United States lawmakers over the Trump administration's relationship with Russian Federation. While Lavrov and Tillerson will reportedly be meeting for the first time, the former ExxonMobil CEO has close ties to Russian Federation and President Vladimir Putin, with whom he brokered a $500bn oil exploration deal in 2012 , which won him the Kremlin's Order of Friendship in 2013.

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Mattis to NATO: Increase Military Spending or Else

Speaking in Brussels at a meeting of defense ministers, Mattis also reiterated US President Donald Trump's calls for fellow members to meet the requisite spending targets. "He says, "We stand with you, ' and kind of ignores what the president has said in the past, and so far the president hasn't objected". Stoltenberg said "defense spending has been the main topic" in his two telephone conversations with Trump.

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Harvard, MIT research institute holds on to gene-editing patent rights

CRISPR technology uses a naturally occurring protein system found in bacteria to edit genomes. But exactly who has the right to profit from the technology has been up for debate. Doudna told Shots she isn't convinced that Berkeley is the big loser here. The University of California said in a statement that it would consider an appeal of the ruling.

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Could dads also suffer from postnatal depression?

The depression symptoms were associated with adverse social and relationship factors and having a history of depression, the researchers found. While pre-natal and post-natal depression has been examined extensively in mothers, fathers were often left out in the cold, an Auckland University study says.

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Flu activity remains elevated in San Diego county

The state says there have been 109 hospitalizations statewide. While still below epidemic thresholds, the flu also continues to kill San Diego County residents, with four more deaths reported this week, bringing the season total to 44. "Wash your hands frequently, avoid touching your nose, mouth and eyes, and please - stay home if you are ill", said Dr. Gail Stanley, an infectious disease physician at Bristol Regional Medical Center.

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Iranian Oscar contender to screen in Trafalgar Square before ceremony

Mr Khan added: "On the night of the Oscars, it's absolutely fantastic to be able to screen the United Kingdom premiere of The Salesman in Trafalgar Square". Farhadi calls the London screening "a symbol of unity against the division and separation of people". "I welcome and appreciate this invaluable show of solidarity".

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Bacterial infection linked to rat urine in NYC

The disease is rarely passed from human to human and can be treated with "readily available antibiotics", according to the department of health. Two cases developed pulmonary hemorrhage, one didn't survive the infection. Commons symptoms include fever, chills, headache, muscle aches, vomiting and diarrhea. Each of the three patients was admitted to hospital severely ill with acute kidney and liver failure.

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Jessa Duggar and Ben Seewald Share Baby No. 2's Name

The Jessa and Jill: Counting On star first found fame when her family starred in the now-cancelled TLC show 19 Kids And Counting . Also in the issue they talked about having two kids. "We just thought it was cute", the proud dad said, adding that they also admire the work of Matthew Henry, who wrote Bible commentary centuries ago.

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Physicians Realty Trust (DOC) Upgraded to "Buy" by Zacks Investment Research

The company has a 52-week high of $11.25. The company has a market cap of $20.61 billion, a P/E ratio of 51.40 and a beta of 0.88. The stock is now moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of 4.62% with the 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 4.62 percent.

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Cold caps reduce chemotherapy hair loss, studies show

Scalp cooling is thought to reduce hair loss due to reduced delivery of chemotherapy to the scalp and hair follicle, said the study authors. Nangia's clinical trial included 182 breast cancer patients. Hair loss is often considered one of the most devastating side-effects of chemotherapy. As in Rugo's study, the scalp cooling device was worn before, during and after treatment.

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X-23 is a caged beast in new Logan clip

Variety say that Fox chairman Stacey Snider discussed the initial reaction the studio had to Logan's direction, with the company anxious about the original shift in tone. Crippled by excruciating pain as a result of metal poisoning - ironically, those adamantium claws are slowly killing Hugh Jackman's haggard lead - James Mangold has essentially stripped the former X-Men down to his bare bones for a more intimate and, hopefully, memorable story.

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Married People's Stress Hormone Levels Are Lower, Study Says

What researchers found was that married people had less cortisol than those who were single or previously married. These findings support the belief that unmarried people face more psychological stress than married individuals. In a separate study conducted in the United Kingdom, researchers found that married couples get the support they need for each other to raise kids or when work is under pressure, Daily Mail reported.

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Top Earnings Report to Watch for: Spectra Energy Corp (NYSE:SE)

The target implies a 86.08% spike from where the shares are now trading. The firm shows the market capitalization of $36.21 Billion. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.20 per share for the quarter. The median estimate represents a +2.51% increase from the last price of 78.04. The relative price strength of Sanchez Energy Corporation has a positive value of 64.48 compared to overall market.

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Will I Go Bald? Genetic Study Shows Complex Answer

Close to 300 genetic regions tied to male pattern baldness have been identified, according to a study published online February 14 in PLOS Genetics . That makes the genetic pattern only somewhat predictive. HAIR LOSS What is alopecia and is there a cure for male pattern baldness? However, it's possible to predict whether a man will lose hair with pretty good certainty.

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Residents permitted to return to homes near Oroville Dam

Authorities in California have lifted an evacuation order for some 180,000 people who live below the highest dam in the USA, as fear of spillage receded. The engineers as well as the state authorities are quite careful while releasing water from Oroville as there is a residential colony beside this dam.

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Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (NASDAQ:CTSH)

The consensus analyst PT for this stock has now been moved to $38.45. Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.30 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range).

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Investment Research Analysts Opinion: Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), Marathon Oil Corporation (MRO)

The Closing price before the company posted its earnings was $12.74. Dean Investment Associates LLC raised its position in Marathon Oil Corporation by 0.9% in the third quarter. If you are viewing this report on another website, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of worldwide trademark & copyright laws. Analysts mean target price for Points International Ltd.

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Health care faces uncertainty as changes loom

Secretary Price was the face of replacing the act while he was in Congress. "So when we talk about repeal and replace, we can not repeal without replacing", Fox said. "Health care is a critical component of Arizona's economy", said Kimber Lanning, executive director of the Arizona Rural Development Council. While acknowledging the ACA's shortcomings in curbing cost, Lowey repeatedly warned Republicans of fallout from repealing the controversial 2010 health law before putting an alternative ...

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Jenkins should oppose repealing the Affordable Care Act

Speaking at a Haywood County Chamber of Commerce breakfast, Harkleroad said healthcare stocks tumbled after Trump was elected because hospitals had spent four to five years implementing new standards under Obamacare and had no idea how the Trumpcare plan would look.

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Edward James Olmos will lead the Sons Of Anarchy spin-off

Aiming to keep his life - and more importantly, his son - on the straight and narrow, Mayans MC will chronicle Reyes' day-to-day struggles as he tries to stay on the right side of the law. Edward James Olmos is signing on with the Mayans. Picked up to pilot in December, the SOA spinoff was first revealed by Sutter in a THR cover story in August 2015 prior to the launch of his period drama The Bastard Executioner.

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Philip Pullman announces a follow-up to His Dark Materials trilogy

Pullman has been close-lipped about details about the series, but released a statement today saying that his new release will neither be a sequel or a prequel, but an "equel". "It gives me great pleasure and some excitement at last to satisfy their curiosity (and mine) about this book", wrote Pullman. "It's neither. In fact, The Book of Dust is...

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Montefiore, Northwell, Westchester Med want Affordable Care Act fix

Tavenner said "it's critical" for Congress to keep in place the subsidy for out-of-pocket costs. Some members of Congress are now discussing making major changes to our core health system in the United States , including repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) without a replacement and making major, damaging changes to Medicaid, CHIP, and Medicare.

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Over 680 Arrested in US Immigration Raids, Rights Groups Alarmed

Of the people arrested , an estimated 75 percent were "criminal aliens", according to the agency, convicted of crimes including DUI and murder. U.S. Obama, who deported more people than any president, in his second term prioritized deportations to target public safety threats over others with less-serious criminal violations.

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Justin Bieber's Purpose World Tour Coming To India In May

Here is most relevant information about this tour, the venue is DY Patil Stadium in Mumbai and the show is on May 10, 2017. Apart from Mumbai , he will also be playing in Tel Aviv and Dubai. Bieber's tour kicked off in March 2016 in Seattle and will conclude this September in Toronto. Right after its release, objective was the most streamed album on Spotify in one week, with What Do You Mean being the most-played song.