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Top US general in Afghanistan says Taliban fight has 'turned the corner'

US forces have sought to stem the flow of drugs from Afghanistan in the past, but have failed. He accused Pakistan of harboring "agents of chaos" and providing safe havens to militant groups waging an insurgency against a USA -backed government in Kabul . Continua a leggere...

Saudi Aramco, SABIC plan to build $20B oil-to-chemicals complex

Saudi Aramco, SABIC plan to build $20B oil-to-chemicals complex Private investment has slowed in the kingdom in the last few years due to low oil prices and government austerity, so Riyadh wants to develop manufacturing industries, including chemicals. The use of so-called flexi-crackers would enable the firms to break down a range of feeds - oil, gas or naphtha. The crude oil to chemicals (COTC) complex is expected to process 400,000 barrels per day of crud... Continua a leggere...

Nomura Lowers Wendy's Company (The) (WEN) Price Target to $14.50

Vetr lowered shares of Wendys Co (NASDAQ: WEN ) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research report report published on Tuesday morning. SunTrust Banks, Inc. In other news, insider Scott A. Weisberg purchased 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 13th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $14.29 per share, with a total value of $142,900.00. Continua a leggere...

Youth pastor shoots 3 at home on Thanksgiving Day

Youth pastor shoots 3 at home on Thanksgiving Day Buthorn , 36, revealed that all three died from a gunshot wound to the back, according to Arkuie Williams, an administrator for the chief medical examiner. "Members of Grace Lutheran Church are deeply saddened by the loss of life Thursday night as a result of three individuals being shot in Chester and this tragedy included members of Grace Lutheran Church", the statement read. Continua a leggere...

Chronic Pain Common Among Those Who OD on Opioids

Chronic Pain Common Among Those Who OD on Opioids Leading investigator of the research and MD, psychiatry professor from the Columbia University Herbert and Florence Irving Medical Center (CUMC), Mark Olfson said in a statement that, "The frequent occurrence of treated chronic pain and mental health conditions among overdose decedents underscores the importance of offering substance use treatment services in clinics that treat patients with chr... Continua a leggere...

Viagra to be sold over the counter to thwart online counterfeit dealers

Viagra to be sold over the counter to thwart online counterfeit dealers From next year, men with erectile disfunction will be able to obtain Viagra Connect tablets, which are manufactured by Pfizer, at the discretion of a pharmacist, rather than requiring a GP's prescription. Currently, men suffering from erectile dysfunction have to see their GP before obtaining a prescription. "It's important men feel they have fast access to quality and legitimate care, and do no... Continua a leggere...

Paris Club: Buhari directs govs to clear salary arrears before Christmas

Paris Club: Buhari directs govs to clear salary arrears before Christmas Kemi Adeosun; the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udo Udoma; and the Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, to work with state Governors to ensure the payment. "The Paris club figures need to be reconciled". The payment started from a year ago. The governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, who also spoke at the briefing said every state will get its own share of the Paris Club refund ... Continua a leggere...

Family TV adverts full of junk food

Family TV adverts full of junk food However, loopholes in these regulations mean that the most popular programmes with children, even those marketed as "family programmes", do not have the same safeguards on HFSS advertising as programmes watched only by children. They concluded that 59% of food and drink adverts would be banned from kids' TV. Like The Voice , Hollyoaks is also now sponsored by a takeaway brand. Continua a leggere...

Shell accused of abuses in Nigeria's Ogoniland

Shell is the oldest multinational energy company in Nigeria, and is involved in joint ventures with the government. According to Amnesty, internal documents from Shell, witness statements and documents from the Amnesty archives show that Shell encouraged the Nigerian army to take action against protests by the Ogoni community, despite knowing about the brutal way in which the army operates. Continua a leggere...

FDA warns of dog bone treats after 90 illnesses, 15 deaths reported

FDA warns of dog bone treats after 90 illnesses, 15 deaths reported Products including "Ham Bones", "Pork Femur Bones", "Rib Bones", and "Smokey Knuckle Bones" were listed in the report. Other complications include choking, digestive tract obstruction, cuts to the mouth, vomiting diarrhea, and bleeding from the rectum. Continua a leggere...

Suspect robs S. Houston liquor store

Officers responded about 11 p.m.to Amato's Liquor Store on Lincoln Avenue for a reported armed robbery. Police believe the suspect fled on foot. The man is described as black, 30-35 years old, approximately 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall and 170-180 pounds. Continua a leggere...

Bollywood celebs grace IFFI 2017 in Goa

Bollywood celebs grace IFFI 2017 in Goa Moreover, Akshay says that he is very much thrilled to be a part of the International Film Festival Of India (IFFI) closing event this year. "IFFI 2017 has truly left a mark and presented cinema lovers with the best in national and worldwide cinema". Continua a leggere...

Judge rules against 84-year-old doctor who can't use a computer

Judge rules against 84-year-old doctor who can't use a computer The Board argued, essentially, that because Konopka voluntarily agreed to relinquish her medical license after a series of investigations, there's no going back now. "Under these circumstances of this case, however, Dr. Konopka has failed to demonstrate that the extraordinary remedy of an injunction allowing her to continue to practice medicine is appropriate". Continua a leggere...

Jong-Nam body had constricted eye pupils, underwear soiled with faeces

Jong-Nam body had constricted eye pupils, underwear soiled with faeces The 19th witness, forensics pathologist Dr Nurliza Abdullah, one of the two doctors who had conducted the post-mortem of the North Korean, testified that both symptoms occurred due to the "cholinergic" effect caused by the VX nerve poison leading to loss of muscle control throughout the body. Continua a leggere...

Cambodia: Hun Sen calls for closure of leading human rights group

Cambodia: Hun Sen calls for closure of leading human rights group CCHR has always been critical of the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) and its failure to advocate for human rights and free and fair elections. "But this one is registered as Khmer and was created by foreigners to do this and do that". Continua a leggere...

Opioid deaths continue to climb shows latest provincial data

Opioid deaths continue to climb shows latest provincial data It comes in response to new numbers from the province showing opioid-related deaths in Alberta are up 40 per cent from this time previous year. Red Deer is seeing 5.4 deaths per 100,000 people in 2017, again second only to Grande Prairie whose numbers have skyrocketed in many areas. Continua a leggere...

Republic's scarlet fever figures unknown despite 50-year peak in England

Republic's scarlet fever figures unknown despite 50-year peak in England Dr Theresa Lamagni, the body's head of streptococcal infection surveillance, said: "Whilst scarlet fever is not usually a severe illness it should be treated with antibiotics to reduce the risk of further complications and to minimise the risk of spread to others". Continua a leggere...

Qatar to build world's first demountable football stadium out of shipping containers

Qatar to build world's first demountable football stadium out of shipping containers Hassan Al Thawadi. Exterior rendering of Ras Abu Aboud Stadium showcasing the shipping containers. Announced on Sunday by the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC), the organization responsible for Qatar's World Cup infrastructure, Ras Abu Aboud Stadium is the latest piece of Qatar's $200 billion World Cup project to be revealed. Continua a leggere...

USA drug firm Merck creates 1000 research jobs

USA drug firm Merck creates 1000 research jobs It also comes on the same day that the United Kingdom government is due to publish a white paper on industrial strategy in a post-Brexit economy, with the aim of tackling a range of issues such as the country's stagnant productivity, the lop-sidedness of the country's economy in favour of London and the southeast (not addressed in MSD's case) and improve workforce skills. Continua a leggere...

First food aid in weeks docks at rebel-held Yemen port: WFP

First food aid in weeks docks at rebel-held Yemen port: WFP But he stressed that "it is important that there is unimpeded access for both humanitarian and commercial cargo to enter Hodeida and Salif ports, including those carrying fuel". The Arab Organisation for Human Rights in the United Kingdom accuses the UAE government, part of a Saudi-led coalition fighting Huthi rebels in Yemen, of "indiscriminate attacks against civilians", lawyer Joseph Breham sai... Continua a leggere...


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