Governor appeals for voluntary blood donation

Governor appeals for voluntary blood donation

The Blood Service says each donation has the potential to save the lives of three people. Bemoaning the only six percent out of the 1,000 population in any community that donated blood in 2016, Mrs Ansah said it was woefully inadequate for a middle-income country like Ghana. Read More

1 winning Powerball ticket sold in California worth $447M

1 winning Powerball ticket sold in California worth $447M

Officials say the earliest the ticket could be redeemed is 8 a.m. Monday. The earliest the victor could claim their prize was 8 a.m. Sunday; the victor will have one year from the draw date to come forward. California is one of 44 states, plus Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, that participate in Powerball. If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. Read More

Osk Capital III Corp (NYSE:O) Q4 2016 Institutional Investor Sentiment Steady

Osk Capital III Corp (NYSE:O) Q4 2016 Institutional Investor Sentiment Steady

Fred Alger Inc accumulated 14,585 shares or 0% of the stock. About 181,378 shares traded. It has outperformed by 18.68% the S&P500. Canaccord Genuity initiated Kimco Realty Corp (NYSE:KIM) rating on Wednesday, July 22. Easy to calculate and understand, P/E is an extremely common ratio that is used to compare valuations of stocks against each other relatively. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned a diversified portfolio of 4,944 properties located in 49 states and Puerto Rico, with over ... Read More

Leaders of Russia, Brazil agree to expand ties

Leaders of Russia, Brazil agree to expand ties

He provided no evidence to back up his claims, but critics feared that his rhetoric could undermine public trust in the outcome of the election. The Washington Post reports that the administration of former President Barack Obama debated dozens of ways to respond to Russia's cyber campaign to influence the 2016 election. Read More

Gold, silver & bronze - new grades for region's universities

Gold, silver & bronze - new grades for region's universities

The boycott meant to undermine the NSS, which has always been used to rank universities, and in turn the new TEF. Madeleine Atkins, chief executive of the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), which published the results, said: "Students now invest significant amounts of time, and indeed money and incurring debt in their higher education". Read More

So it Begins: Britain Kicks off Brexit Negotiations With EU

So it Begins: Britain Kicks off Brexit Negotiations With EU

In choreographed talks that saw the two men exchange mountaineering gifts, they agreed to discuss divorce issues before negotiations on a future trade deal can start. Bank of England Governor Mark Carney , speaking after Hammond , said companies might soon start to activate contingency plans if a transitional deal did not appear likely. Read More

Fed stress tests show banks could withstand a deep downturn

Fed stress tests show banks could withstand a deep downturn

The tests are conducted under the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform laws, which Congress enacted in the wake of the 2008 global financial crisis - and which President Donald Trump has vowed to scale back. WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The 34 largest US banks have all cleared the first stage of an annual stress test, showing they would be able to maintain enough capital in an extreme recession to meet regulatory requirements, the Federal Reserve said on Thursday. Read More

America's Cup Match Day Two To Get Underway

America's Cup Match Day Two To Get Underway

The challenging team showed their dominance in light winds, pulling away for convincing victories in all four races. They were in an even worse position in San Francisco four years ago as they trailed the Kiwis 8-1 before producing one of the greatest comebacks in sport to prevail 9-8. Read More

MSCI adds China-listed stocks to index in long awaited move

MSCI adds China-listed stocks to index in long awaited move

Shanghai: China stocks slipped on Tuesday amid lingering concerns over liquidity conditions, even as investors awaited a decision by USA index provider MSCI on whether to add mainland shares to its Emerging Markets Index. Many traders will use a combination of moving averages with multiple time periods to help spot stock trend direction. "This has been a long awaited decision, so it's not entirely surprising". Read More

Trump calls Warmbier's death a 'total disgrace'

North Korea returned Warmbier, who has reportedly been in a coma for a year, to the USA last week, stating that they were acting on humanitarian grounds. Pneumonia, a blood clot, kidney failure or sepsis could have killed Otto Warmbier, but he nearly certainly never had a chance of recovering, neurologists said Monday. Read More

Trump acknowledges for first time he's under investigation

Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., criticized her for her "pro-corporate" work at the time of her confirmation last month, and other Democrats feared it might interfere with her duties on antitrust and civil rights issues at the Justice Department. Read More

Whole Food shares keep rising, leading to bidding war speculation

When Consumerist asked Instacart how the news of Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods could affect the company's current relationship with the grocer, a spokesperson told Consumerist that Instacart has been "committed to helping grocers compete online" from the beginning. Read More

Amazon shakes up grocery aisles with $13.7b Whole Foods deal

Whole Foods will keep operating stores under its name and John Mackey will stay as CEO, with headquarters in Austin, Texas . " Whole Foods Market has been satisfying, delighting and nourishing customers for almost four decades - they're doing an unbelievable job and we want that to continue". Read More

Possible Assassination List of GOP Lawmakers Found on Scalise Shooter's Body

Possible Assassination List of GOP Lawmakers Found on Scalise Shooter's Body

It is not clear how much damage the bullet did, but doctors say such wounds can be serious if they impact vital organs. Scalise's Chief of Staff shared a message from the congressman's family at a Friday press conference. The congressional baseball match pits Republicans against Democrats. The rare act of political violence Wednesday, disrupted one of Washington's few remaining bipartisan traditions - the Congressional Charity Baseball Game. Read More

Johnson agrees to 3-year extension with Hendrick Motorsports

Johnson leads all drivers with three victories in 2017, heading into this weekend's race at Michigan International Speedway. "I don't have any framework now on a timeline". He's a great champion, a terrific advocate for Lowe's and a true ambassador for NASCAR . "I've said it many times, I'm very content with where I'm at in the race vehicle and just truly enjoy competing and love being on the track", Johnson said. Read More

Deputy AG Rosenstein set for budget hearing Tuesday

Deputy AG Rosenstein set for budget hearing Tuesday

The Washington Post previously reported that Trump also asked Rogers and Coats to push back against the FBI's investigation. Earlier this week, reports emerged that Mueller had hired attorneys for his investigative team who had donated to Hillary Clinton in the past, and one in particular who had represented the Clinton Foundation in its effort to block Freedom of Information Act requests for e-mails on Clinton's private server. Read More

Bank of England vote to hold interest rates, despite MPC split

Bank of England vote to hold interest rates, despite MPC split

Ian McCafferty, Michael Saunders and Kristin Forbes all voted to hike the interest rate by 25 basis points to 0.50%. The rise in political uncertainty since the General Election - and questions over the type of Brexit PM May will look to pursue - has cast a pretty big shadow over the Bank's "smooth" European Union withdrawal assumption made at last month's MPC meeting. Read More

Chairman Wu charts roller-coaster ride for Waldorf-owner Anbang

Chairman Wu charts roller-coaster ride for Waldorf-owner Anbang

In a late-night response, Anbang issued an official statement at 2am this morning saying that the group has authorized other relevant executives to perform Wu's duties while he is unavailable. This isn't the first time Anbang has landed itself in hot water with Chinese authorities. In an earlier action of the kind, another one of China's wealthiest and most politically connected financiers, Xiao Jianhua, was reportedly seized from his luxury hotel in Hong Kong by Chinese police officers ... Read More

British inflation at 4-year peak

British inflation at 4-year peak

The inflation rate in Britain has risen to its highest level in four years, hitting 2.9 percent in May from 2.7 percent in April. The pound advanced and gilts fell as inflation in the United Kingdom accelerated to the fastest in four years. Read More

OH grocer reaches a deal for local Marsh locations

OH grocer reaches a deal for local Marsh locations

Bankruptcy Code in May after closing 19 stores. According to documents filed Tuesday in bankruptcy court in DE, 26 of the 44 Marsh stores that were put up for auction following the in company bankruptcy proceeding filings were sold. Fresh Encounters bid $8 million on four locations in OH and 11 others around central Indiana. Winning Bidder Topvalco, Inc. bought the leases for 10679 N. Read More