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White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. (WTM) Stake Boosted by Clinton Group Inc

The institutional investor held 1.53 million shares of the company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $98.95 million, down from 1.54 million at the end of the previous reported quarter. The OneBeacon segment consists of the operations of OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd. (OneBeacon Ltd.), which owns a family of property and casualty insurance companies, and Split Rock Insurance, Ltd. Lire la suite »

Reconsider tabling bill on guest teachers: LG to Kejriwal

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House to approve Guest Teachers' Regularisation BillNew Delhi, October 3Special Session of Delhi Assembly to pass a bill for regularisation of guest teachers in the government schools will be held tomorrow. S.O.1368 (E) dated May 21, 2015, and affirmed by Hon'ble High Court of Delhi in its judgment dated 04.08.2016 in WP (C) No. 5888/2015 and other connected matters, the matter relating to "services" falls beyond the legislative competence of the Legislative Assembly of NCT of Delhi", Raj ... Lire la suite »

Video of Las Vegas shooting captures rapid-fire gunshots

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The fundraising page was set up by Steve Sisolak , Clark County Commission chair from Las Vegas, who personally pledged $10,000 to the campaign. Many of its biggest events take place in Las Vegas, and, ESPN noted, UFC earlier this year signed an anchor-tenant deal with T-Mobile Arena. Lire la suite »

Scientists have discovered they can harness your tears to make electricity

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Scientists from the University of Limerick in Ireland found a protein named lysozyme that is present in tears, saliva, mucus, milk and egg whites and helps break down bacterial cell walls. "However, because it is a biological material, it is non-toxic, so could have many innovative applications such as electroactive, anti-microbial coatings for medical implants". Lire la suite »

Footballers anxious about concussion can 'play chess' instead, says Roy Keane

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Every time you walk onto a football pitch there's an element of risk involved. 'I'm sure that's ongoing, the research into players suffering from concussion. Roy Keane has provided a withering response to a question about head knocks and concussions in football, insisting that any player too anxious about the physical side of sport should take up chess. Lire la suite »

Red Cross: Attack Illustrates Need For Blood

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Arizonans showed up in droves Monday to donate blood to help the victims of the Las Vegas shooting, and officials said the American Red Cross and United Blood Services collectively sent hundreds of "blood products" to help those injured. Lire la suite »

How local blood banks are all helping Las Vegas victims

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Green says they are all safe. "We're busier today", Kirstie Fiene, a team leader for Red Cross blood services, said Monday as she worked with a blood donor. Daniel Kaufman donates blood every few months. "I applaud their effort to help us in that effort, but we had some resource issues associated with that". Lire la suite »

Las Vegas Residents Come Together After Mass Shooting

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Hundreds of Americans yesterday turned up to donate blood to help the victims of the Las Vegas shooting. Officials in Las Vegas say because of an outpouring of local support, they are no longer in need of donations from other states. "We are asking to exclusively utilize Blood Services for blood donation and [University Medical Center] as the only places to donate blood ", Lombardo said. Lire la suite »

Alicia Keys and Stella McCartney united against breast cancer

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For every purchase of a pink toy chainsaw, while supplies last, Husqvarna and its partners will donate $3 (for up to $15,000), to Men Against Breast Cancer the first and only national 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization created to provide targeted support services that educate and empower men to be effective caregivers when cancer strikes. Lire la suite »

Jeremy Hunt to announce 14500 nursing apprenticeship places by 2019

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In addition, it is estimated that up to around half of each year's cohort of nursing associates will go on to further training to become a registered nurse after they have completed the initial two-year associate programme. New flexible working arrangements will also be offered to NHS employees during the current parliament, but 2018 pay awards will only be determined after the NHS Pay Review Body had made its recommendations. Lire la suite »

Perquisition au siège français du laboratoire Merck — Levothyrox

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Les plaignants disent avoir subi d'importants effets secondaires et mettent en cause une nouvelle formule de ce médicament couramment utilisé en France. Fin septembre, 62 plaintes ont été déposées et confiées au pôle de santé publique du tribunal de grande instance de Marseille. L'ancienne version du Levothyrox était de nouveau disponible lundi, mais en quantité très limitée, au risque de provoquer une pénurie. Lire la suite »

Tattoo ink can cause infection even 15 years later

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During a chest scan her doctors found enlarged lymph nodes in her chest and suspected she may have a type of cancer called lymphoma. The tattoo, which she had gotten 15 years ago, was reacting against her immune system, misleading doctors into believing she had cancer. Lire la suite »

Smart Tattoo Ink Changes Color as it Monitors Vitals

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Several injections in the skin were done in order to understand the visibility and functionality of the biosensors. The "Dermal Abyss" inks change color in accordance with the chemical make-up of the body's interstitial fluid . This is a research project, and there are now no plans to develop Dermal Abyss as a product or to pursue clinical trials. This ink simply changes color from green to brown when glucose levels are higher than normal. Lire la suite »

Good news for gas prices in Delaware

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The average price in Florida for a gallon of regular gas fell 6 cents in the past week to $2.60. Despite the recent downturn, the statewide average is still 47 cents higher than at the same time past year. But the $2.37 average in the First State this week is still significantly higher than a year ago when it stood at $2.15. Prices across the state dropped 3.1 cents per gallon in the past week while prices in the area stayed the same. Lire la suite »

Rape accused ex-Punjab minister Langah surrenders

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Langah, who was booked on Friday at Gurdaspur on the complaint of a woman constable of the Punjab Police , chose to surrender in the court in Chandigarh instead of Gurdaspur. "The court of duty magistrate citing the jurisdiction issue while rejecting the plea of Langah of surrender. I have firm belief that truth will come out and justice will be done", he had said on Friday. Lire la suite »

Skipping breakfast linked to hardening of the arteries

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About one in four ate a high-energy breakfast, which included 20 per cent or more of the day's calories. Three per cent said they skipped breakfast altogether or ate very little. The researchers acknowledged reverse causation may have impacted their results in that obese patients may have been skipping breakfast to lose weight. Lire la suite »

Meet the hominin species that gave us genital herpes

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They input this data into a computer programme that modelled HSV2 transmission probabilities for the hominin species that roamed Africa three million years ago. "Climate fluctuations over millennia caused forests and lakes to expand and contract", said Underdown. In modern humans these viruses manifest as cold sores (HSV1) and genital herpes (HSV2). Lire la suite »

MBIE ditches government contract with Fuji Xerox

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The suspension relates to the Print Technology and Associated Services (PTAS) contract, and the termination relates to the Office Supplies contract. Fuji Xerox New Zealand has been formally suspended from dealing with government agencies and ruled out from taking on new government contracts. Lire la suite »

Nair, Agarwal named in President XI, India 'A' teams

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Meanwhile, Iyer has also been named the skipper of the Board President's XI side, which will play two warm-up games against New Zealand in Mumbai on October 17 and 19. India A are well in control, sitting on 360-4 in reply to New Zealands's 211 all out, with Ankit Bawne unbeaten on 116 to finish day two overnight. Lire la suite »