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Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC Raises Holdings in Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:VRTX)

Ascend Capital Llc who had been investing in Ansys Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $12.53 billion market cap company. MD boosted its stake in shares of Vertex Pharmaceuticals by...

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APC Condemns Rivers, Kwara, Kaduna New Year Attacks

APC Condemns Rivers, Kwara, Kaduna New Year Attacks

The incident, which happened in the oil-rich region of Rivers state, has been linked in local media reports to growing tensions between rival gangs. At least 12 others are believed to have been hosp...

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Total Dead In Iran Anti-Government Protests Rises To 19; 450 Arrested

Total Dead In Iran Anti-Government Protests Rises To 19; 450 Arrested

State TV says six rioters were killed in the town of Qahdarijan, during an attack on a police station. It did not say where the 10th person was killed. They are hungry for food & for freedom. Earlier,...

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H-1B visa rules : May lead to mass deportation of Indians

H-1B visa rules : May lead to mass deportation of Indians

Earlier, the Trump administration had also considered revoking an Obama-era rule that gives work authorisation to the spouses of H-1B visa holders. Presently, the authorities can extend H-1B visa...

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Apache Corp (APA) Stake Held by Cwm Llc

Gilder Gagnon Howe And Ltd Com accumulated 258,724 shares or 0.17% of the stock. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. The stock increased 0.14% or $0.01 during the last trading session, reaching $7.27...

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Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. Lowers Stake in Signet Jewelers Ltd. (SIG)

Stoneridge Investment Partners Llc who had been investing in Signet Jewelers for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $3.47 billion market cap company. Springowl Assoc Ltd accumulated ...

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Shares Picking Up Steam: Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX)

Shares Picking Up Steam: Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ:ESRX)

It has underperformed by 33.62% the S&P500. (ESRX) by 38.82% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its s...

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Trump briefed by Pakistan's enemies: Imran Khan

Trump briefed by Pakistan's enemies: Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan on Tuesday said US President Donald Trump was briefed by enemies of Pakistan, a day after the US President accused Islamabad of "lies and deceit". In D...

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Pakistan rejects Donald Trump's United States aid claim

Pakistan rejects Donald Trump's United States aid claim

He also repented for financially helping Pakistan with the provision of $33 billion in last decade and half. Abbasi will chair the huddle to discuss the future course of action following the US Pre...

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Tata Tigor, Hexa And Nexon Spearhead Sales Growth In December 2017

Tata Tigor, Hexa And Nexon Spearhead Sales Growth In December 2017

The stock had hit a record high of Rs 792.85 on 19 December 2016.The stock had hit a 52-week low of Rs 355 on 3 January 2017. In a statement issued here, the company said it sold 256,909 units in De...

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Thirteen monkeys die in fire at Woburn safari park

Thirteen monkeys die in fire at Woburn safari park

The park said in a statement that nothing could be done to prevent the death of the 13 Patas monkeys. "When firefighters from Woburn and Dunstable Community Fire Stations arrived along with the wa...

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Minimum wage increases just went into effect for these 18 states

Minimum wage increases just went into effect for these 18 states

The NELP report notes there are also several ongoing state and local campaigns aimed at raising the minimum wage. Annual increases are slated for New Year's Eve the next few years until everyone rea...

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"Homecoming": Key Meghalaya Congress Leader, 3 Others To Join BJP Today

The ninth Meghalaya Assembly, comprising 60 members, was constituted on March 1, 2013, and its term expires on March 6 next year. In the series, four more MLAs, one from Congress, one from National ...

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Bedford County store sold $1 million Virginia Lottery ticket

Bedford County store sold $1 million Virginia Lottery ticket

The other two were bought in Stafford and Virginia Beach. Raffle tickets went on sale October 24 and sold out on December 12, the earliest sellout date since the game began in 2006. The Raffle game ...

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Democrat Doug Jones officially declared winner in Alabama

Democrat Doug Jones officially declared winner in Alabama

He takes over the seat previously held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Moore raised the notion of rampant voter fraud, calling on the secretary of state to conduct a full investigation before cer...

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Russian Federation denies North Korea sanctions breach

Russian Federation denies North Korea sanctions breach

The statement did not address whether or not Russian ships had transferred the fuel, according to AP. The question of whether the Russian state supported the fuel transfer comes as Russia, a veto-wi...

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PLO vows to act against Israel's Jerusalem bill

PLO vows to act against Israel's Jerusalem bill

In press comments issued on Sunday, Hamas spokesperson Hazem Qassem said Benjamin Netanyahu's party's plan to annex the West Bank reveals that US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize the c...

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Nine more people killed in anti-government protests in Iran

Nine more people killed in anti-government protests in Iran

Hundreds of demonstrators have been arrested. However, lakhs of pro-government protestors had took to street in around 1200 cities and towns across Iran. Trump added on Monday that the country was "fa...

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Iran hard-liners rally as new protests over economy…

Iran hard-liners rally as new protests over economy…

The protests began on Thursday (Friday NZ Time) in response to economic woes in Iran , where growth unrelated to renewed oil exports has lagged significantly since worldwide sanctions were lifted as ...

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The cold weather will linger

The cold weather will linger

These wind chill values are unsafe and can cause frostbite and hypothermia. New Years Eve is trending clearer than Sunday morning, and that means colder temperatures without clouds to stop radia...

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Time for DOJ to act on Abedin, Comey?

Time for DOJ to act on Abedin, Comey?

Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L) talks with aide Huma Abedin (R) before speaking at a neighborhood block party on April 17, 2016 in the Brooklyn boroug...

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Chrissy Teigen Sets Twitter Account To Private After 'Pizzagate' Accusation

Chrissy Teigen Sets Twitter Account To Private After 'Pizzagate' Accusation

Chrissy Teigen has set her Twitter account to private after she and husband John Legend were dragged into a bullshit conspiracy theory. "The fact that there are people with these.thoughts.is real...

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Trump backs Iran protesters, hits Obama for nuclear deal

Trump backs Iran protesters, hits Obama for nuclear deal

Trump has long attacked the Obama-era agreement in which the USA and allies reduced economic sanctions on Iran as its government gave up the means to make nuclear weapons. The people have little foo...

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Army soldier martyred in Pakistan firing on LoC in Rajouri

Army soldier martyred in Pakistan firing on LoC in Rajouri

However, an Army jawan got grievously injured in the exchange of fire and later succumbed to injuries. Singh said the act depicted Pakistan's desperation and frustration. In these incidents of firin...

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Tiger Zinda Hai earns Rs. 272 crores at BO

Tiger Zinda Hai earns Rs. 272 crores at BO

In the second week, the spy-thriller collected Rs 11.56 crore (second Friday), Rs 14.92 crore (second Saturday) and Rs 22.23 crore (second Sunday) at the domestic box office. The film's current total ...

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Blaze engulfs building in New York's Bronx, 12 hurt, 1 seriously injured

Blaze engulfs building in New York's Bronx, 12 hurt, 1 seriously injured

Firefighters arrived at the building on Commonwealth Ave. near East Tremont Ave.at about 5:30 a.m. for a smoke call, the FDNY said. She was getting ready for work when she smelled smoke. The blaze com...

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Health dept reports 'substantial' drop in firecracker-related injury

Health dept reports 'substantial' drop in firecracker-related injury

THE Department of Health (DOH) said that there has been a 71 percent decrease in the number of firecracker-related injuries compared to previous data from the same period a year ago. At the National C...

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Kansas 'swatting' suspect arrested in Los Angeles

Kansas 'swatting' suspect arrested in Los Angeles

It is now unconfirmed as to which of the latter two handles belongs to Barriss, however shortly before his arrest, Swautistic posted up a tweet denying any responsibility for the actions taken by the ...

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Twins born in different years, but minutes apart

Twins born in different years, but minutes apart

And at 12:16 A.M., Flores had the second of the twins. Maria was originally due on January 27 and then was scheduled for a caesarean on January 10. It appears several babies were born in the hours...

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Papadopoulos brag to Australian diplomat was key factor in Russian Federation probe

Papadopoulos brag to Australian diplomat was key factor in Russian Federation probe

The information that Mr. Papadopoulos gave to the Australians answers one of the lingering mysteries of the past year: What so alarmed American officials to provoke the F.B.I.to open a counterintellig...

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Table Mountain fall survivor recovering in hospital

Table Mountain fall survivor recovering in hospital

John Marais, of Wilderness Search and Rescue, explained to South African news site TimesLive that after their accident, the two climbers were seen "dangling" on ropes about 150 metres below the cable...

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German MP's anti-Muslim tweets spark account suspension, outcry

German MP's anti-Muslim tweets spark account suspension, outcry

The Twitter account of Beatrix von Storch, deputy leader of Germany's Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, was temporarily suspended for 12 hours on Monday. The Daily Caller News Foundation is worki...

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Dispatch: Iranian protesters defy authorities to voice differing demands for change

Dispatch: Iranian protesters defy authorities to voice differing demands for change

Reports said that in some cities protesters set government buildings and police vehicles on fire. They also shook Iran's second-largest city, Mashhad . Iranian students run for cover from tear gas at...

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Kim: US should know N. Korean nuclear force a reality

Kim: US should know N. Korean nuclear force a reality

The minister said that the upcoming talks would focus on the Olympic participation, but Seoul hopes that they could pave the way for the resumption of inter-Korean talks and the improvement of long-st...

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Students uncover 'snake eggs' in school sandpit

Students uncover 'snake eggs' in school sandpit

When the volunteers had finished digging - three days later - they had uncovered seven nests and 43 eggs in total. Later that same afternoon, more eggs were discovered by students at the school in ...

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Maria Sharapova, Simona Halep celebrate New Year with wins in Shenzhen Open

Maria Sharapova, Simona Halep celebrate New Year with wins in Shenzhen Open

A clear indicator of the challenge Sharapova would face came in the opening game when she was broken by Riske, who saved three break points en route to taking the set. At Auckland: WTA Auckland Classi...

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Melbourne attacker faces murder charge

Melbourne attacker faces murder charge

A man accused of driving a auto into pedestrians outside a major Australian transport hub has been charged with murder following the death of a pensioner injured in the incident. Mr Crocaris was the f...

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Iranian police arrest 100 protesters in capital as crackdown intensifies

Iranian police arrest 100 protesters in capital as crackdown intensifies

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that "the Iranian people will respond to a minority that breaks the law and opposes its will and revolutionary gains.". "Certainly, the great Iranian ...

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ICC terms MCG pitch 'poor' after Ashes Test

ICC terms MCG pitch 'poor' after Ashes Test

This report has been forwarded to Cricket Australia , who have 14 days to respond. CA now has a fortnight to respond to the stinging critique. Cricket Australia CEO James Sutherland expressed h...

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Deputy killed, six wounded in Colorado shooting

Deputy killed, six wounded in Colorado shooting

The deputies were shot minutes later as the gunman barricaded himself inside a bedroom, Spurlock said. A gunman opened fire on sheriff's deputies summoned to an apartment complex near Denver on Sund...

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