Leak at Indian Point Nuclear Facility in New York Causes Radioactivity in Groundwater

Leak at Indian Point Nuclear Facility in New York Causes Radioactivity in GroundwaterOn Saturday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo said that the New York State will investigate the radioactive contamination discovered in the groundwater due to a leak in the Indian Point nuclear plant in New York.

Sleeping with mouth open can increase acidity level

Sleeping with mouth open can increase acidity levelAccording to a new research, sleeping with mouth open can result in an increased level of acidity and effect teeth health.

The researchers said that sleeping with moth open can make it as acidic as a person has after drinking a glass of orange juice. They warned that this can promote decay and weaken teeth. The mouth's acidity level is typically neutral at a pH of about 7.

92% five-year-old children are fully vaccinated in Western Australia

92% five-year-old children are fully vaccinated in Western AustraliaThe authorities in the Western Australia have said that the proportion of five year children, who are fully vaccinated, have recorded a record level of 92.1 per cent as recorded in December.

U.S President Barack Obama to Propose $2.5 Billion Community College Partnership Tax Credit

U.S President Barack Obama to Propose $2.5 Billion Community College Partnership

On Friday, Obama administration officials said that the U.S President will propose a $2.5 billion tax credit spread out over five years for businesses which invest in local community college program and hire graduates from the same. Community College Partnership Tax Credit, is what it is being called. According to it, businesses would require donating funds for instruction, equipment or internships that are connected to the programs in designed for healthcare, information technology and energy sectors.

Justice Department says HSBC has Reaches $470M Agreement with Federal Government and States, Related to Banking Abuses

Justice Department says HSBC has Reaches $470M Agreement with Federal Government

On Friday, in an announcement the Justice Department said that HSBC has agreed to $470 million settlement with the federal government along with almost all states related to issues of mortgage lending and foreclosure abuses which the officials opine aided in deepening the financial crisis in the country almost eight years ago.

CFM International said it Sold 2,154 Engines in 2015

CFM International said it Sold 2,154 Engines in 2015

On Friday, the maker of aircraft engines, CFM International said that last year, it has sold 2,154 engines valued at approximately $27 billion. The numbers include 1,418 LEAP engines and 736 CFM56 motors. The company also said, in 2015 it produced 1,638 CMF56 engines too. A joint venture General Electric Co and Safran SA, CFM, said its backlog of LEAP engines currently numbers to greater than 10,000 units , valued at $140 billion. The LEAP powers the Boeing 737 MAX and Airbus A320neo jetliners.

McDonald’s Fares Better in China Compared to Yum Brand’s KFC and Pizza Hut

McDonald’s Fares Better in China Compared to Yum Brand’s KFC and Pizza Hut

McDonald's is gaining not only in the US market but in China too, keeping Yum Brand's KFC and Pizza Hut behind.

Both the fast food chains are trying to gain on the Chinese market which was hit by food safety scandals some years back. But it appears that McDonald's is catching up faster than its rivals. An analysis of sales data in same stores suggests McDonald's is keeping a greater pace.

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