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Virtu Financial LLC Invests $286000 in Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALNY) Stock

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QS Investors LLC now owns 2,408 shares of the biopharmaceutical company's stock worth $192,000 after purchasing an additional 900 shares during the last quarter. The stock was sold at an average price of $135.89, for a total transaction of $4,076,700.00. Following the completion of the sale, the senior vice president now owns 41,500 shares in the company, valued at $5,639,435. Lire la suite »

Surgeon burns initials into patients' organs during operation

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During her follow-up operation, doctors allegedly discovered Bramhall's initials, the Telegraph reported. Simon Bramhall , a 53-year-old surgeon who worked at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, United Kingdom, signed his initials "SB" on the livers of patients during surgeries conducted on February 9 and August 21, 2013. Lire la suite »

UN Security Council backs regional efforts to revive South Sudan peace agreement

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The first group of 45 Sudanese refugees returning from the Central African Republic arrived at Nyala airport on Tuesday. The repatriation flights began on December 12. In a presidential statement, the 15-member Council said it "is deeply concerned about the actions of all parties to the conflict that are perpetuating this, with 7.6 million people now in need of aid, four million displaced, and six million lacking enough food to feed themselves". Lire la suite »

PRIMARY SCHOOL PERFORMANCE TABLES: Lancashire schools celebrate success

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One hundred per cent of pupils achieved the expected standard in reading, writing and maths, with over one third of pupils achieving at a higher standard in all three subjects. Pupils in Worcestershire achieved progress scores of -0.9 for writing, -0.6 for reading and -1.3 for maths. Despite the controversy surround the annual primary Sats test, the data show that 34 schools across the county saw 100 per cent of their pupils reaching the expected standard in reading or writing or math's. Lire la suite »

La descente d'entraînement des dames est annulée

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Le règlement de la Fédération internationale de ski (FIS) impose au moins un entraînement sur le tracé pour qu'une descente puisse avoir lieu. A la place, deux super-G sont prévus. Et dimanche, celui de Val d'Isère proprement dit est au menu. Les organisateurs ont également indiqué que lundi 18 décembre était " un jour de réserve " pour, éventuellement, compléter le programme. Lire la suite »

Nothing is finalised: BCCI on cricketers' salary hike

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The new formula will be discussed with the men who matter, coach Ravi Shastri and captain Virat Kohli . The top players saw their annual basic deals doubled to 3,00,000 United States dollars this year, but have demanded more after observing the increased revenues of the BCCI in connection with the Indian Premier League between 2018 and 2023. Lire la suite »

Could drinking tea really be linked to a lower risk of glaucoma?

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Glaucoma causes fluid pressure to build up inside the eye (intraocular pressure), damaging the optic nerve. The condition now affects 57.5 million people across the world, making it a leading cause for blindness worldwide. However, no such associations were found for coffee - caffeinated or decaffeinated - decaffeinated tea, iced tea or soft drinks. These protective elements could be showing its effect on development of glaucoma too. Lire la suite »

Rare gene mutation that lowers sensitivity to pain found

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Such pain can limit a person's mobility and interfere with day-to-day functioning. However, these treatments are not always successful, and they can carry. In the first experiment mice were bred with no ZFHX2 gene at all, and their pain thresholds were found to be altered. The researchers then conducted two animal studies to understand how the gene affects pain sensations in mice. Lire la suite »

Ex-President Aquino attends Senate hearing on Dengvaxia

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Aquino approved the use of 3.5 billion pesos ($69 million) worth of government savings during his last few months in office to buy the Dengvaxia vaccine to be used for one million children in parts of the Philippines hard-hit by dengue. Dengvaxia, which was purchased during the Aquino administration in 2015, was later reported to pose risks to those who have not been previously infected by the virus. Lire la suite »

Dortmund's Pulisic makes history as United States men's footballer of the year

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Along with featuring for BVB in the UEFA Champions League, Pulisic topped the 2016-17 campaign by earning the game-winning penalty kick in Dortmund's 2-1 victory against Eintracht Frankfurt in the DFB-Pokal Final on May 27. The Pennsylvania native scored six goals and registered four assists in nine matches this year, while also being involved in 13 of the 17 goals scored in matches he played in 2017. Lire la suite »

FG Begins Roadshow for N10.7b Green Bonds Issuance

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Abubakar said the Green Bond project have 5 priority areas that requires funding. Also speaking, a representative of the Department of Climate Change, Federal Ministry of Finance, Hajiya Halima Abubakar, explained that Nigeria is prone to coastal environmental hazards which was part of reasons President Buhari signed the Paris Agreement. Lire la suite »

Freeman: 'Not enough evidence yet' in Damond case

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Mr Sanchez is also an organiser with the Twin Cities Coalition for Justice 4 Jamar , which was formed after fatal shooting of Jamar Clark by a Minneapolis police officer in 2015. "I have to prove beyond a reasonable doubt [that] the moment he shot the gun, he feared for his life. That said, this case is about an officer that follows procedure and training", Mr Plunkett said. Lire la suite »

Extent of Wild goalie Devan Dubnyk's injury still uncertain

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But one of those losses came at the hands of the Maple Leafs, who prevailed 4-2 back on November 8 despite being without Matthews. "I'm just excited to get back out there and practice with the guys". From a totals standpoint, Minnesota has been a boon for over bettors, exceeding the total in five of its last seven games against Atlantic Division foes while going 5-1 O/U in its previous six games when their opponent scores two or fewer goals in their prior game. Lire la suite »

Rana Daggubati's Haathi Mere Saathi Poster Releasing On 1st January

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It is a rare story about the relevance of nature in our lives, narrated through a wonderful relationship between a man and an elephant. The upcoming venture will be helmed by Tamil director Prabhu Solomon. He is in the states to host a show along with Akhil Akkineni. The actor has clean shaved for this film and getting ready for the new look. It will be shot in Thailand amongst other places from January onwards. Lire la suite »

Ezekiel Elliott makes a daring bet with Hall of Famer Eric Dickerson

In the first three games the Cowboys played without Elliott, Prescott did not perform well. "We've got a better future because he's gone through this period of time without Zeke". Now, whether his production in those games is more a product of the competition remains to be seen. The good news for Jerry Jones . It may not be realistic to expect the all-pro to hit 200 yards in his return, but its hard to be excited about him setting those types of goals for himself. Lire la suite »

Macron meets Richard Branson and Bill Gates seeking cash for climate change

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Bill Gates , Richard Branson and other energy executives and investment fund leaders announced a dozen global projects emerging from the summit that will inject money into efforts to curb climate change . "Rich countries continue to pretend that new schemes for businessmen to increase their profits will be the centre of the solution for the poor". The winners will divvy up 60 million euros (around $70 million) in funds from French research institutes, both public and private. Lire la suite »

The World Generated 4500 Eiffel Towers' Worth Of Electronic Waste Last Year

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The components from electronic devices often contain harmful matter that could lead to severe problems for those involved either directly or indirectly. However, Oceanic countries generated the most electronic waste per person, followed by Europe. Old technology is a bad e-waste of space. Close to half of the world's population (45.9 per cent, or 3.6bn people) use the internet, up from 20.5 per cent in 2007, while there are more mobile-cellular subscriptions than people on Earth (7.7bn ... Lire la suite »