• GST Council will finalise rates on gold and textiles today
GST Council will finalise rates on gold and textiles today

One of the key issues on the agenda is decision on the rates of bullion. GST will replace the centrally levied CENVAT, the central excise duty , service tax, customs duties, and any related surcharges. The Council had not decided the tax rates on six commodities - biscuits; textiles; footwear; biris, biri wrapper leaves (tendu patta); agricultur...

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  • Austin follows through on lawsuit to block 'sanctuary cities' ban
Austin follows through on lawsuit to block 'sanctuary cities' ban

San Antonio filed the lawsuit Thursday. Under SB4, law enforcement officials who fail to comply with federal detainer requests could face harsh ramifications -  a Class A misdemeanor (punishable by up to either a $4,000 fine and/or a year in prison), a civil penalty of up to $25,500 per day, and, in the case of officials, possible removal from ...

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  • Eli Lilly and Co (LLY) Position Increased by Ledyard National Bank
Eli Lilly and Co (LLY) Position Increased by Ledyard National Bank

Eli Lilly and (NYSE: LLY ) traded down 0.37% during trading on Tuesday, reaching $78.05. It has underperformed by 12.00% the S&P500. The company's stock had a trading volume of 4,005,715 shares. (NASDAQ:VIVO). Arizona State Retirement Sys holds 0.01% or 21,641 shares. Alphamark Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company invested 0.21% of its portfolio...

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  • A Man Died After Going Swimming With His New Tattoo
A Man Died After Going Swimming With His New Tattoo

Tattoos are not risky if done under the right circumstances, but regular tattoos are made by puncturing the skin repeatedly, so they do classify as a wound until it heals completely. But afterward, his condition worsened again, and about two months later, he died due to complications related to liver damage , kidney failure and destroyed tissue in...

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  • Florida governor signs budget bill in Miami, readies for special session
Florida governor signs budget bill in Miami, readies for special session

Lawmakers had cut the funding to $25 million in the budget passed last month. It's now in his hands to decide what will happen to the spending plan. "There needs to be legislation that allows us to market our state for tourism and grow jobs while maintaining these important principals", Scott said at the announcement".

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  • Fitbit Inc (FIT) Formed Multiple Bottom; Sellers Are Thriving
Fitbit Inc (FIT) Formed Multiple Bottom; Sellers Are Thriving

Currently Fitbit Inc (NYSE:FIT)'s shares owned by insiders are 0.1%, whereas shares owned by institutional owners are 57.9%. FIT has been the subject of several research reports. Raymond James Financial, Inc. reaffirmed an "outperform" rating and set a $9.00 price target on shares of Fitbit in a research note on Monday, February 27th.

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  • South Sudan: 15 children die in botched vaccine campaign
South Sudan: 15 children die in botched vaccine campaign

The investigation, supported by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations children's agency UNICEF, determined that the children in the remote village of Nachodepele died from "the administration of a contaminated vaccine".

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  • California, New York, Washington unite to back climate pact
California, New York, Washington unite to back climate pact

The Paris deal seeks to keep global temperatures from rising 2 degrees Celsius above pre-Industrial Revolution levels, a benchmark scientists believe could devastate the planet's ecosystems. Speaking to reporters on Thursday, a spokesman for President Vladimir Putin, Dmitry Peskov, said that Russian Federation "thinks highly" of the accords and the...

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  • Trump Paris Decision LIVE STREAM
Trump Paris Decision LIVE STREAM

He said the US could try to re-enter the deal under more favorable terms or work to establish "an entirely new transaction". "The United States will cease all implementation of the nonbinding Paris accord", Trump said, saying it would include ending the implementation of carbon reduction targets set under Obama and ending contributions to t...

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  • Trump promises unfulfilled by House GOP health bill
Trump promises unfulfilled by House GOP health bill

But many still want to talk just about premiums. "The GOP has not come up with something better or cheaper". The addition of that provision was crucial in winning over support from more conservative members of the House to get the bill passed in that chamber.

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  • Ben Stokes likely to bowl against Bangladesh, says England captain Eoin Morgan
Ben Stokes likely to bowl against Bangladesh, says England captain Eoin Morgan

Other innovations at the Champions Trophy include the use of drones to provide more in-depth pitch analysis and a virtual reality system that allows fans to don a headset and "face" the world's best bowlers. Adil Rashid also will give a pressure to the Bangladesh batting along with Liam Plunkett. Bangladesh coach Chandika Hathurusingha trie...

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  • Reynolds, Fisher collectibles and home up for sale
Reynolds, Fisher collectibles and home up for sale

Fisher's life-size C-3PO with electronic lighting elements. The 1928 house, complete with swimming pool, tennis court and a guest house where Fisher lived for many years, is listed at US$18 million (RM77 million) and will be sold separately.

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  • What Crimes Could Jared Kushner Have Committed? Judge Nap Weighs In
What Crimes Could Jared Kushner Have Committed? Judge Nap Weighs In

His retweet Tuesday morning is far from the first time he has relied on unnamed sources to advance his agenda. The reports began unfolding after reports late Thursday that said Kushner had been named as a focus in a probe of Russian interference in the US election last fall.

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  • Trump budget faces Dem opposition, GOP doubts about math
Trump budget faces Dem opposition, GOP doubts about math

Mulvaney's appearance was one of four slated on Wednesday as Trump Cabinet officials fanned out on Capitol Hill to defend Trump's budget , which contains jarring, politically unrealistic cuts to the social safety net and a broad swath of domestic programs.

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  • Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD), Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW)
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD), Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW)

It has underperformed by 1.16% the S&P500. Harvey Capital Mgmt invested in 3.95% or 118,540 shares. Legal And General Gp Public Ltd Company has 2,729 shares. The firm has "Buy" rating by Mizuho given on Tuesday, November 8. The Tennessee-based Patten Gru Inc has invested 0.03% in Gilead Sciences , Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD ).

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  • WaPost: Russians Might Get US Diplomatic Compounds Back
WaPost: Russians Might Get US Diplomatic Compounds Back

Trump's administration had initially proposed returning the compounds to the Russians in exchange for permission to resume construction on a USA consulate in St. It later emerged that Flynn, in a phone conversation with Kislyak, had advised against retaliation and indicated that USA policy would change under the Trump administration.

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  • GOP health bill a far cry from Trump promises
GOP health bill a far cry from Trump promises

Congressman Bacon says, "The area that has been attacked the most is pre-existing conditions and it is a false attack". Johnson downplayed a recent estimate from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office that under the House GOP bill, the number of Americans without health coverage would increase by 23 million by 2026.

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  • Nevada Gov. approves esports betting bill
Nevada Gov. approves esports betting bill

The Senate Bill 240 , which is the new addition to the state's legislation, has been called "the eSports betting bill" but it actually does not include the term "eSports" anywhere in its text. Though regulators have already sanctioned betting on esports, this should make the process easier for bookies, and open up more events for wagering. Boo...

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  • Two cases of deadly tick-borne virus confirmed in Maine
Two cases of deadly tick-borne virus confirmed in Maine

Most of the diagnoses are in Northeast and Great Lakes regions. Bennett says the disease can be hard to diagnose because symptoms, some of which can seem like other illnesses, may not appear until after a month after you're bitten by a tick.

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  • An African at the helm of World Health Organization, a Première
An African at the helm of World Health Organization, a Première

He will be the first African to head up the United Nations agency, after winning the most votes from 186 member states. Previously the World Health Organization boss select was used to be made by the organisation's executive board comprising a 34-member rotating member States.

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  • You Can Cut Hand-Washing Time in Half
You Can Cut Hand-Washing Time in Half

They asked 20 people to wash their hands 20 times each with water that was 15 degrees, 26 degrees or 38 degrees. Using cold or cool water to wash hands-and limiting the amount of time water is running-could have significant energy and cost savings, says co-author Donald Schaffner, distinguished professor and extension specialist in food science a...

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  • 19 alleged Lucchese crime family members charged in NY mob bust
19 alleged Lucchese crime family members charged in NY mob bust

The arrest includes the boss of the family, Matthew Madonna, as well as underboss Steven Crea, who has the colorful nickname "Wonder Boy". The indictment said the defendants committed the fraud in connection with various public building projects, including a $25 million expansion of a major New York City hospital.

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  • Frank Miller's Sin City Getting A TV Reboot
Frank Miller's Sin City Getting A TV Reboot

Sin City's coming back, and this time it might be done right. I really like the style of Sin City , but sometimes I felt that gritty parts in the comic ended up looking cartoonish in the live-action movie . He's also set to serve as showrunner. Wiseman, who made the pilots for Lucifer and Sleep Hollow , will direct the first episode. Se...

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  • Why Jeremy Corbyn won't be in the West Country today
Why Jeremy Corbyn won't be in the West Country today

LONDON (AP) - This was supposed to be the Brexit election. "If you don't like what a reporter says or asks me, or anybody else, understand the question they're asking, we will all do our best to answer those questions, but under no circumstances whatsoever should anyone throw personal abuse at anyone else because they are doing the job t...

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  • Result of Bihar's crackdown on cheating - over 65% students fail Class 12
Result of Bihar's crackdown on cheating - over 65% students fail Class 12

The Students can check their result at official website. Almost 13 lakh students had appeared for the Plus-Two examination which was held between February 14 and February 25 this year. "In Class XII, the fourth and fifth toppers of each stream will be given Rs 15,000 cash and a laptop each", Kishor said.These prizes will be given every year now...

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  • President Trump Expected To Withdraw US From Paris Climate Deal
President Trump Expected To Withdraw US From Paris Climate Deal

However, others on Trump's team are pushing him to withdraw , something he promised to do as a candidate. The Sierra Club's executive director, Michael Brune, called the expected move a "historic mistake which our grandchildren will look back on with stunned dismay at how a world leader could be so divorced from reality and morality".

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  • Array Biopharma Inc (ARRY) Issues Earnings Results
Array Biopharma Inc (ARRY) Issues Earnings Results

Highbridge Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of Array Biopharma by 314.4% in the third quarter. They now have a Dollars 7 price target on the stock. Akamai Tech had 42 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Friday, February 3 by JP Morgan.

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  • In UK vote, Brexit takes back seat to home issues, terror
In UK vote, Brexit takes back seat to home issues, terror

If Labour can tie with the Tories on 40 percent - a level of support the party has only reached twice since 1970 - Corbyn might just be able to cobble together a bare majority in the lower house. "You should never be so high and mighty you can't listen to somebody else and learn something from them", he said. "This is just a snapshot based on...

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  • Tourists warned of deadly floods in Sri Lanka
Tourists warned of deadly floods in Sri Lanka

Water levels were slowly starting to recede, but normal road traffic was still not possible, said Predeep Kodipili of the Disaster Management Center. Reuters also reported their correspondents witnessed some people stuck on the upper floors of their houses and several houses were also flooded up to the roof.

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  • Sarfraz talks preparation before epic India-Pakistan clash
Sarfraz talks preparation before epic India-Pakistan clash

Besides Shoaib Malik, it is hard to expect other players to even get their basics right. Playing as an occasional wicket keeper for the South African cricket team, de Villiers is commonly considered as one of the best fielders in present day global cricket.

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  • Madison County finds first mosquitoes with West Nile in 2017
Madison County finds first mosquitoes with West Nile in 2017

Garza explains in most instances, the symptoms are rather innocuous. Individuals affected by West Nile virus can suffer from fever, nausea, headaches, and muscle aches, though 80 percent of people infected show no symptoms. Various diseases are potentially lurking in the bite of pesky mosquitoes. Precautions include practicing the three "R's" - ...

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  • West Nile Virus once again is a concern for Erie County
West Nile Virus once again is a concern for Erie County

The goal is to prevent the spread of the West Nile and Zika viruses. "The kinds of mosquitos that we've already been trapping this year are the kind that can carry West Nile virus". No human cases of West Nile virus have been reported so far this year. Those who see a sick or dying crow, blue jay, robin or other perching bird should contact their...

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  • No deal in Brexit talks an option: UK's May
No deal in Brexit talks an option: UK's May

Mr Corbyn, a lifelong opponent of nuclear weapons who has made clear that he would never authorise their use, nevertheless indicated he would issue the customary final instructions to the commanders of the Trident submarine fleet if he became prime minister.

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  • Tobacco industry feels pot is getting preferential treatment by Ottawa
Tobacco industry feels pot is getting preferential treatment by Ottawa

Governments can strengthen implementation of the WHO FCTC . Mrs Olivia Boateng, the Head, Tobacco and Substances of Abuse Department of the FDA in a presentation on the topic "Regulation of Tobacco and Tobacco products" said, the tobacco control measures were; prohibition in public places, packaging, labelling and health warning on package minim...

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  • Amit Shah lunches with tribals
Amit Shah lunches with tribals

He said the Modi government at the Centre has launched as many as 106 programmes in the last three years and has worked for uplift of the poor "in tune with the "antyodaya" (uplifting the weakest section) philosophy of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay".

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