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American National Bank Has $370000 Position in Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK)

It has outperformed by 30.79% the S&P500. Blume Capital Management Inc. increased its stake in Merck & Co.by 14.0% in the third quarter. Beech Hill Advsrs stated it has 2.33% in Merck & Co., Inc. The rating was downgraded by Dundee Securities to "Neutral" on Friday, August 12. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised their target price on shares of Merck & Co. Read More »

Rise of fentanyl: Seen in half of deadly overdoses in state

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By comparison, about 59,200 Americans died in the Vietnam war, which lasted nearly 20 years until 1975. The state stat is driven largely by Cook County, where 1,091 overdose deaths were reported in 2016. In New York City, the department of health estimates that 44 percent of overdose-related deaths involved fentanyl in 2016, an increase of 16 percent from the prior year. Read More »

Price Target Analysis Celldex Therapeutics, Inc. (CLDX)

Taking a broader look brokerage firms' analysts on the street with an expectant view have Celldex Therapeutics (NASDAQ: CLDX ) high price target of $10 and with a conservative view have low price target of $3.5. Jefferies downgraded Celldex Therapeutics, Inc . Wedbush had a markedly different take on 07/03/2016, proposing that Celldex Therapeutics, Inc .is now considered Neutral versus prior Outperform rating. Read More »

UA Study Finds Changing Sleep Patterns Damages Health

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The researchers for this study analyzed data from the community-based Sleep and Healthy Activity, Diet, Environment, and Socialization (SHADES) study, where 984 adults between 22 and 60 years old answered survey questions. Germany scientist Till Roenneberg from Ludwig-Maximilian University, who coined the term " social jet lag " told Reuters that he was not surprised by the Pittsburgh study results. Read More »

With school funding in jeopardy, Florida GOP at odds again

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Reducing the hospital cuts would "raid reserves to give to hospital CEOs", he said. This week's special legislative session focused on funding for education and economic development won't include medical marijuana , at least for now. "And if the Governor, the Speaker and the President choose to have another time that we get together in another special session , then they can call it". Read More »

Senators to Ask About Trump Pushback on Russia Investigation

It has been reported Trump asked two of the witnesses to publicly state there was no evidence that his campaign colluded with Russian Federation during the election. Read: What To Expect From James Comey's Appearance Before Senate Intelligence Committee? "The tweeting makes everybody insane", said Trump's close friend Tom Barrack, chairman of Colony Northstar, at a Bloomberg conference in New York Tuesday. Read More »

Summer reading program gets underway in Rincon

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Kids can earn prizes for reaching their summer reading goals. The Parents Read Too program allows parents and caregivers who are busy reading to and about their children to participate in their own summer reading program, complete with separate prizes. Read More »

French Open 2017: Teenager shocks Wozniacki

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The French Open men's quarterfinals involving Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have been postponed because of rain. The 19-year-old-now the youngest player to reach the semis in Paris since Ana Ivanovic in 2007- endured multiple rain delays to win, 4-6, 6-2, 6-2. Read More »

Turnbull wants changes to parole after shootout

The escort escaped unharmed but three police were hurt in the firefight, although their injuries were not life-threatening. Police said they believe that Khayre was acting alone and have released a statement encouraging Victorians to go about their daily business, saying there is no current threat. Read More »

White House: No endorsement for Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Other than delivering a statement on Saturday critical of reporting about President Donald Trump's inauguration, this will be Spicer's first news conference at the White House. I have not had that discussion with him. President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions have had a series of heated exchanges in the last several weeks after Sessions recused himself from the Russian Federation probe, a source close to Sessions told CNN Tuesday. Read More »

Trump's message to Comey: 'I wish him luck'

Two days after firing Comey last month, Trump called him a "showboat" in an interview with NBC News. He continued: "I have been authorized by the Department of Justice to confirm that the Federal Bureau of Investigation, as part of our counterintelligence mission, is investigating the Russian government's efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election", including potential coordination between the campaign and Moscow. Read More »

Police name gunman in Melbourne hostage-taking

A gunman shot dead by Victorian police on Monday night in Melbourne called Channel Seven and said "This is for IS, this is for Al Qaeda ". Police returned fire and he was shot and killed. Attorney-General George Brandis said it was clear that Khayre, 29, who was granted parole in November after being convicted over a violent home invasion, should never have been released from prison. Read More »

Attorney General: Prosecuting sex crimes on kids a priority

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Trump has reportedly lashed out at Sessions in recent meetings, and on Monday fired off multiple tweets critical of the Justice Department . On Sunday, Twitter user Russel Neiss launched a new Twitter bot called Real Press Sec ., which takes Trump's tweets and presents them in the familiar form of an official White House press statement. Read More »

BIGBANG's TOP hospitalized for drug overdose

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A source from the rapper's company, YG Entertainment , told Soompi that he is "receiving intensive care" after overdosing from tranquilisers. The 29-year-old singer and actor apparently overdosed on tranquilizers he had been taking for medical reasons, according to police. Read More »

Even moderate boozing can risk your mental health

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Such shrinkage - a form of brain damage that affects memory and spatial navigation - can precede symptoms of dementia . The authors wrote: "We found increased odds of hippocampal atrophy at just 14-21 units a week, and we found no support for a protective effect of light consumption on brain structure". Read More »

Ossoff declines nationally televised debate with Handel

ATLANTA (AP) — Democrat Jon Ossoff has declined to participate in an Atlanta Press Club debate with Republican Karen Handel that CNN had proposed to broadcast. Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel tangled over numerous same big-ticket policy items that dominated last year's presidential contest, from terrorism to health care and campaign finance. Read More »

NEET paper row: CBSE defends, HC unimpressed

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There was already delay in the publication of results and it should not be delayed further, the counter said. The plea further said that 'admissions could be made based on the marks of the students in Plus Two examinations'. NEET examinations were held across the nation on May 7 in 10 different languages.Soon after the tests, PILs were filed in various courts, raising several issues. Read More »

Apple Finally Unveiled its Amazon Echo Rival

Apple is expected to announce plans this week to make its Siri voice assistant work with a larger variety of apps, but initial changes were expected to add just a small number of capabilities. Although that product came out after other smartwatches hit the market, it quickly outshone competitors, according to industry research firms. Apple also announced that watchOS 4, the next version of its smartwatch platform, will arrive in September. Read More »

Broken wing gifts Kiwis America's Cup race

But with today's new designs, all it seem to take is a light gust of wind, or a random dolphin, to launch them into the sky and landing on the water like a kite. "We are analysing what went wrong and fixing the problem and we'll be back out on Tuesday and fighting even harder". Ainslie's crew led for half of the race but were overtaken by Team New Zealand after losing ground on a crucial tack. Read More »

Men allegedly rape woman and kill her baby in India

The accused left the victim after raping her for four hours. The police initially registered a case of murder based on the woman's complaint but it was only later, over the weekend, that she told the police that she was also raped. "Our teams are on the job and trying to identify the accused with the help of CCTV footage from the toll plaza", said Ashok Bakshi, DCP (south), Gurgaon . Read More »