• Health Department Recommends Alabamians Get Flu Shots
Health Department Recommends Alabamians Get Flu Shots

The vast majority of this season's deaths involved seniors with underlying conditions such as heart disease, respiratory disease and diabetes. Young children and older adults are at greatest risk, according to Freeman. Per CDC data, each year flu-associated pediatric deaths have ranged from 37 to 171 (excluding the pandemic of 2009). There have b...

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  • Unilever share price: Group faces calls to simplify shareholder structure
Unilever share price: Group faces calls to simplify shareholder structure

US food maker Kraft Heinz Co., which had offered $143 billion in cash and stock to buy the Anglo-Dutch consumer goods company, said it has amicably agreed to withdraw its proposal for a combination of the two companies. 3G Capital, the private equity group that spearheaded Kraft Heinz's failed $143bn bid for Unilever, has up to $15bn to deploy on...

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  • National Zoo panda Bao Bao begins journey to China
National Zoo panda Bao Bao begins journey to China

The non-stop flight will take about 16 hours. Bao Bao is now traveling on a FedEx plane with her trainer and a veterinarian. But now, her fans have to say goodbye, as Bao Bao is moving to Chengdy, China, on February 21. So we started training her and doing all the things we would need to do to help make her trip better, ' National Zoo animal ...

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  • Finally! Spectacles are available online
Finally! Spectacles are available online

The Spectacles glasses were previously available only from pop-up vending machines in USA cities. Snap Inc. created quite a buzz with its video-recording Spectacles, last year. The location of these pop-up vending machines is announced on the Snapchat Spectacles website 24 hours before it arrives. Snap initially offered them only from a bri...

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  • Severe storms hit San Antonio, 100+ homes damaged
Severe storms hit San Antonio, 100+ homes damaged

Residential homes accounted for most of the destruction, but an elementary school and a few commercial properties were also damaged. National Weather Service meteorologist Eric Platt says survey teams will be inspecting those and other areas throughout the day Monday.

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  • Congress to file complaint against PM Modi over 'deplorable' campaign speech
Congress to file complaint against PM Modi over 'deplorable' campaign speech

Mr Yadav, who was subjected to a verbal blowout from Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday, offered the same response today at his rally. "Ramzan me bijli athi hai tho Diwali me bhi ani chahiye; Bhedbhav nhi hona chahiye (If there is electricity during Ramadan then it must be available during Diwali too; there shouldn't be any discrimination),"h...

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  • Arms trade hits highest level since Cold War
Arms trade hits highest level since Cold War

India's overall arms imports account for a grand 13% of all arms sales between 2012-16. Of the top five, Saudi Arabia and the UAE got most of their weapons from Russia; China, Algeria and India got most of their weapons systems from Russia.

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  • Treasury urges due process be followed in bank collusion scandal
Treasury urges due process be followed in bank collusion scandal

Sign up to our daily newsletter for your chance to win. Banks colluded, using online chat rooms to co-ordinate fictitious bids and offers in order to sway the market, the competition commission says. The banks and brokerages named in the case were Citigroup, Nomura, Standard Bank, Investec, JP Morgan, BNP Paribas, Credit Suisse Group, Commerzbank...

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  • Puducherry CM Narayanasamy condemns attack on Stalin, eviction of DMK MLAs
Puducherry CM Narayanasamy condemns attack on Stalin, eviction of DMK MLAs

On Friday, the OPS camp announced the "removal" of Sasikala and her kin T T V Dinakaran and S Vankatesh from AIADMK, along with senior leaders, including Palaniswami. Vidyasagar Rao about the incidents in the Assembly. They tore the assembly agenda papers and some flung the mikes and chairs. The DMK leaders interrupted the speaker and "hijacked...

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  • Malaysian Police: North Korean Ri Jong Chol is fourth suspect arrested
Malaysian Police: North Korean Ri Jong Chol is fourth suspect arrested

He is thought to have been poisoned. The women were supposedly paid $100 to get men to close their eyes and then spray them with water; apparently, the last man was Kim, and the contents of the sprayer were switched out for something toxic.

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  • Analyst's Predictions on ConocoPhillips (COP), Chevron Corporation (CVX)
Analyst's Predictions on ConocoPhillips (COP), Chevron Corporation (CVX)

Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC boosted its stake in Chevron Corporation by 0.5% in the third quarter. Cutler Investment Counsel LLC now owns 88,363 shares of the company's stock worth $9,094,000 after buying an additional 681 shares during the period.

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  • GST Council approves draft of compensation law
GST Council approves draft of compensation law

Earlier, the ninth council meeting saw no consensus being made on levying and collection of Integrated GST, a special privilege given to the Central Government with regards to imposing GST on inter-State supply of goods and services. Simultaneously, S-GST laws will go to legislative bodies of the states. Atleast 57 issues raised in the past were ...

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  • Delta Air Lines, Inc
Delta Air Lines, Inc

Liquidity ratios helps investors to determine a company's ability to pay off its debts. According to Airways , Delta's profit-sharing plan is structured so that employees are returned roughly 10% of profits, but can escalate to 20% if the company earns more than $2.5 billion a year.

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  • Trump touts jobs at Boeing plant: 'Buy American, hire American'
Trump touts jobs at Boeing plant: 'Buy American, hire American'

It was a high-profile test for organized labor in the nation's most anti-union state. "But more than anything, we are disheartened they will have to continue to work under a system that suppresses wages, fosters inconsistency and awards only a chosen few", he continued.

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  • House passes measure to nullify last-minute gift from Obama to Planned Parenthood
House passes measure to nullify last-minute gift from Obama to Planned Parenthood

Critics of the Obama HHS rule, including Alliance Defending Freedom's Casey Mattox, referred to the measure as "Obama's parting gift to Planned Parenthood". Addressing the church's demand, the state health department told WBRC that Planned Parenthood has "submitted an acceptable plan of correction to address the deficiencies", though they did n...

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  • Following Rejected Bid, Kraft Heinz May Look To Acquire Unilever Food Brands
Following Rejected Bid, Kraft Heinz May Look To Acquire Unilever Food Brands

With Unilever's market capitalization of £112bn, a potential takeover would be one of the largest in history. The Stock now has the market capitalization of $106.31 Billion, P/E (price to earnings ttm) of 38.25 and Weekly volatility of 1.72% and monthly volatility of 1.15% respectively.

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  • Iraq's February Oil Sales Accelerate Despite OPEC Effort to Cut
Iraq's February Oil Sales Accelerate Despite OPEC Effort to Cut

On the New York Mercantile Exchange, crude oil for delivery in March gained 0.5% to $53.36 a barrel. OPEC, along with other key oil producing countries including Russian Federation, agreed late previous year to cut output by around 1.8 million barrels a day, equivalent to around 2% of global production.

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  • German Discount Grocery Store Lidl To Open First US Stores This Summer
German Discount Grocery Store Lidl To Open First US Stores This Summer

Lidl operates about 10,000 stores in 27 countries. German hard-discounter chain Lidl is ready to open 20 stores this summer in the United States, with a total of 100 expected to be in operation by the end of 2017, The Washington Post reported .

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  • Canada Goose, known for its pricey winter coats, files for an IPO
Canada Goose, known for its pricey winter coats, files for an IPO

It opened its first United States retail store in NY in late 2016 and believes this is where the market is heading, saying in a statement that it "believes there is a large white space opportunity in other regions such as the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest and Pacific Northwest".

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  • 'Winning EuroMillions has ruined my life', says 21-year-old
'Winning EuroMillions has ruined my life', says 21-year-old

Jane Park, of Edinburgh, Scotland, won 1 million pounds in 2013 in the Euromillions draw. After Park originally announced her intent to sue the lottery, arguing that the "16 or older" limit was too low, she received heavy backlash across the United Kingdom, with tabloids and television shows blasting her for complaining about her riches.

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