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Is DURECT Corporation (DRRX) Running Out of Gas?

Analysts mean target price for Inc. Important factors to focus when evaluating a stock's present and future value are the 52 week price high and low levels. The number of shares now owned by investors are 143.53 mln. To make a proper assessment, investors seek a sound estimate of this year's and next year's earnings per share (EPS ), as well as a strong sense of how much the company will earn even farther down the road. Read More »

Odisha ministers resign, 11 to be sworn in


He also elevated Prafulla Mallick to the cabinet status and roped in Nrusingha Sahu to counter Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan's influence in and around Dhenkanal district. "Six new cabinet ministers and four MoS were sworn in today". There is no representation from the districts of Malkangiri, Rayagada, Koraput, Balangir, Kalahandi, Nuapada, Sambalpur, Jharsuguda, Deogarh, Boudh, Kandhamal, Sundargarh and Mayurbhanj, he said in a statement. Read More »

Health care: Reach across aisle for compromise

Some floated the idea of giving states waivers to Obamacare's essential health benefits, in a similar fashion to the House's American Health Care Act (AHCA), while others want to auto-enroll Americans without health insurance into catastrophic health insurance plans. Read More »

The NHS has been hit by a large-scale cyber attack

Affected by the onslaught were computer networks at hospitals in Britain, Russia's interior ministry, Russian banks, the carmaker Renault, the Spanish telecom giant Telefonica and the U.S. "Believed to be affecting only Windows operated computers, it changes the affected file extension names to ".WNCRY". What is WannaCry - also known as WanaCrypt0r 2.0, WannaCry and WCry? "It's unequivocally scary", said John Dickson of the Denim Group, a United States security consultancy. Read More »

Facebook is reportedly working to debut premium TV shows next month


Facebook is interested in a range of content, but it will focus on teen-centric shows. One area in which Facebook wouldn't necessarily need to have good taste or expertise is sports. Facebook's original TV-like video content efforts to take on the content being shown on that massive piece of hardware sitting in your living room are being led by College Humor's co-founder Ricky Van Veen . Read More »

Global cyberattack: NZ's spy agency strengthening security

England's National Health Service is scrambling to respond to a large cyber attack that has crippled its ability to treat patients, after computer users in the public health system were hit with a pop-up message demanding a ransom for access to their machines. Read More »

Decoded: Researchers find what causes Gray Hair and Going Bald


They were trying to understand what happens when the cells that produce the stem cell factor were moved to other parts of the hair follicle, the same approach was proposed for the cells that produce the KROX20 protein. Now, scientists have finally identified the specific cells that cause hair to grow and develop pigment in mice - a big step towards developing a treatment for grey hair and baldness . Read More »

CIA establishes unit focused on North Korea threat

North Korea's United Nations mission on Thursday said the plot was a "declaration of war". Its refusal to answer South Korean demands that it give up those programs will hinder any attempts at engagement. embassy there described as an "internal meeting" earlier this month. This year's wargames were the biggest ever, and reportedly included training for precision strikes and assaults meant to take out Kim Jong Un and his top lieutenants. Read More »

West Bengal Governor stable


Tondon, said in a statement. "There is no active bleeding from his nose...." "Tripathi has a known case of hypertension and diabetes with coronary heart disease and is on aspirin which thins the blood and causes bleeding", the bulletin said. Read More »

Woman gangraped, body mutilated in Haryana


The parents of the girl were called to Rohtak for body identification. Police said the attackers, who are yet to be identified, mutilated the woman's private parts after the rape and ran a vehicle over her face to prevent identification. The Times Now report also quoted a forensic expert who carried out the post-mortem of the woman as saying that the victim was gangraped and mutilated with sharp-edged weapons. Read More »

Massive ransomware attack hits 99 countries

According to multiple stories in the British media , approximately 90 percent of care facilities in the U.K.'s National Health Service are still using Windows XP - a 16-year-old operating system. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, in a statement late Friday, encouraged people to update their operating systems. Hospitals across the United Kingdom have had systems knocked offline by the ransomware attack, with patient appointments cancelled and doctors and nurses resorting to pen ... Read More »

The Latest Breakfast Instagram Craze is This Unexpected Take on Eggs


Follow this step-by-step guide to creating the ideal fluffy, cloud eggs. First, separate the egg whites from the yolks , whip them up until they're fluffy, then place them on a baking sheet, leaving a hole for the yolk. How about cloud eggs? The DIY Presto video uses a special egg-separating tool, but it's fairly easy to separate eggs by hand. See? WORK. But take another look at the pretty results and you'll forget all about the effort. Read More »

China says Taiwan health not at risk by absence from UN meeting


Beijing has increasingly sought to hinder Taiwan's attendance at even sporting, cultural and trade gatherings, including a meeting on the global trade in "blood diamonds" last week in Australia, where a disruption of the proceedings by the Chinese delegation resulted in Taiwan's representatives being forced to leave. Read More »

CL: Atletico Madrid were close to winning tie, insists Diego Simeone


Atletico ran out 2-1 winners on aggregate, but the England global scored in the 1-1 draw at The King Power Stadium. And there has not yet been any official contact between the two clubs regarding any potential deal. But the club have revived under new boss Craig Shakespeare with Vardy to the fore and the former Fleetwood man's hot streak has taken him to 17 goals for the season in all competitions. Read More »

Singaporean charged with attempted murder over Brisbane hammer attack: Australian police


The man had allegedly stabbed a 20-year-old Singaporean woman, believed to be his partner. Read the full article here. Police are searching for a Singaporean national?in relation to an attempted murder in Brisbane. "All the possessions he brought with him when he arrived two days ago have been left where the attack occurred", he said. The reporters alerted police who arrested the man on Tuesday afternoon. Read More »

Wegmans, Publix, Trader Joe's are consumers' favorites, survey finds


Rounding out the top five were H-E-B, ALDI and Harris Teeter. "Trader Joe's has not gone backwards on service". Wegmans, founded in 1916, is known for its fresh produce, reasonable prices, and massive stores. Trader Joe's came in a very close second in the latest contest among grocers, a survey of more than 12,700 shoppers by by Market Force Information . Read More »

N. Korea demands extradition of South's spy chief

The North Korean mission at the United Nations urged U.N. member states to "reconsider" applying sanctions adopted by the Security Council, arguing that their legality is questionable. "These ballistic missile tests probably shortened North Korea's pathway toward a reliable ICBM, which largely uses the same technology", Coats's testimony states. Read More »

NHS hospitals in England hit by a widespread cyberattack

Spain's Telefonica , a global broadband and telecommunications company, was among the companies hit. This hackers demands for a $300 in order to unlock the infected computer. "We will continue to work with affected organisations to confirm this", the statement read. "I don't believe it will have been a targeted attack, but will simply have been that the ransomware has sought out those organizations that are running susceptible devices", he said . Read More »

Canaccord Genuity Reiterates "Hold" Rating for Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. (AHT)

The firm earned "Hold" rating on Wednesday, February 15 by Stifel Nicolaus. 3/22/2017-DA Davidson initiated coverage with a Buy rating. (NYSE:AHT) on Tuesday, February 16 with "Neutral" rating. AHP's profit will be $18.26M for 4.41 P/E if the $0.58 EPS becomes a reality. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Ashford Hospitality Prime will post $0.54 earnings per share for the current fiscal year. Read More »

Xi, new South Korean leader talk nuclear

Newly-elected South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his USA counterpart Donald Trump spoke by phone on Wednesday following the South Korean elections this week, according to statements from both governments. Nonetheless, aside from wanting to restore normal relations and trade with North Korea, Moon wants to have the same with China. Moon has said the decision had been made hastily and his government should have the final say on whether to deploy it. Read More »

FSSAI panel clamps down on junk food, bats for tax, ad ban


The experts have recommended a "balanced diet" in which 60-70% of total calories come from carbohydrate, 10-12% from protein, and the remaining 20-30% from fat. "In the next 25 years, the burden of chronic diseases will tend to increase continuously as a ramification of the rapidly transitioning food intakes, changing dietary patterns and other lifestyle factors", the report noted. Read More »

Wedbush Maintained PulteGroup PHM (NYSE:PHM) As 'Underperform'

Greenhaven Associates Inc. increased its stake in shares of PulteGroup by 0.6% in the first quarter. Other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. (PHM), the 200 simple moving average (SMA) is considered a key indicator by traders and market analysts for determining the overall long-term trend. Read More »

Cinco de Mayo 2017: All the Memes You Need to See


Cinco de Mayo - which literally translates to "May 5" - is not Mexican Independence Day , which is celebrated on September 16, and marks the start of the war of Mexican independence from Spain. "But it is a pretty on the money symbol of where Latinos stand with this administration". Mexican Independence Day actually occurs on September 16, when Mexicans commemorate the start of their revolt against the Spaniards in 1810. Read More »