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WA hospitals cannot face cuts, AMA

New Zealand - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 03:32

WA hospitals cannot face cuts, AMA

The Australian Medical Association's (AMA) state branch in Western Australia has said that the West Australian public hospitals are not in a position to face any cuts.

AMA in the state said that the poor performance by the public hospitals in the state shows that the sector is not ready to accept cuts. The latest annual public hospital report card from the association showed that there was no improvement in WA in the previous year as state's hospitals missed several targets.

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Women who fell five floors, give birth to healthy baby

US News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 03:22

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Amy Wigfull, who had fallen five floors while on a holiday in Spain, has given birth to a healthy baby in the United Kingdom.

Amy has suffered massive injuries when she fell down from fifth floor of a hotel while on a family holiday to Malaga, Spain in June of
2014. She had fallen from a fifth floor window while sleep walking in the hotel.

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Women who fell five floors, give birth to healthy baby

Health News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 03:22

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Amy Wigfull, who had fallen five floors while on a holiday in Spain, has given birth to a healthy baby in the United Kingdom.

Amy has suffered massive injuries when she fell down from fifth floor of a hotel while on a family holiday to Malaga, Spain in June of
2014. She had fallen from a fifth floor window while sleep walking in the hotel.

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Fruits and vegetable rich in flavonoids help avoid obesity

US News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 03:18

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According to a new study, eating enough amounts of fruits and vegetables a compound called flavonoids can help avoid obesity.

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Fruits and vegetable rich in flavonoids help avoid obesity

Health News - Fri, 01/29/2016 - 03:18

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According to a new study, eating enough amounts of fruits and vegetables a compound called flavonoids can help avoid obesity.

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Lower than Expected Revenue Forecast from eBay; Shares Drop

New Zealand - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 08:54

Lower than Expected Revenue Forecast from eBay; Shares DropOn Wednesday, eBay shares dropped as the retailer forecasted revenue for the quarter and the full year that did not match expectations. Shared dropped greater than twelve to $23.51 during the extended trading hours.

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Samsung’s Q4 Net Profit Drops as Demand is Sluggish for smartphones

New Zealand - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 08:35

Samsung’s Q4 Net Profit Drops as Demand is Sluggish for smartphonesAlthough Samsung's fourth quarter revenue moved up one percent but weak mobile phone and display panel demand did not give the company a big push and that is not expected to alter much in the year.

On Thursday, Samsung announced in Seoul that its Q4 revenue was US $45.5 billion. The company's net profit dropped forty percent.

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Government Data Shows Hawaii’s Health Enrollment Numbers Reached 13,194; Some Might be Missing Still

US News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 07:55

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According to the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, till January 23 about 13,194 residents of Hawaii signed up for HealthCare. gov coverage since the enrollment period started in November.

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Donald J. Trump and Fox News Hitch Still on; Ted Cruz Making Efforts to Win support from Iowa’s Evangelical Voters

US News - Thu, 01/28/2016 - 07:53

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The Donald J. Trump and Fox News war isn't over yet.

Donald J. Trump, told Fox News to dump debate moderator Megyn Kelly who hosts the Thursday-night show. Reasons are, Trump calling her unfair since August the debate on Fox. If not, Donald J. Trump may just take his viewers elsewhere.

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November Home Sale Prices Moved up in November by 5.3 Percent

Real Estate - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 09:29

November Home Sale Prices Moved up in November by 5.3 Percent

A data released on Tuesday revealed that home sales prices in the United States moved up 5.3 percent in November which indicates a growth streak which the economists warned is posing a threat to affordability, mostly in the coastal markets.

The hot home sales market results from a solid hiring spree, shortage of houses in the market as well as low mortgage rates.

The S&P/Case-Shiller U. S. National Home Price Index revealed that, in November home sales prices climbed 5.3 percent at a seasonally adjusted rate on a year on year basis.

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VMware to Trim Eight Hundred Jobs; Revenue Forecast for 2016 Misses Analysts’ Expectations

New Zealand - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 09:19

VMware to Trim Eight Hundred Jobs; Revenue Forecast for 2016 Misses Analysts’ Ex

The cloud and virtualization software and services provider VMware Inc forecasted its revenue expectations for 2016 which missed the analysts' expectations. This hints that the software manufacturer's healthy growth in new businesses did not properly offset or compensate the weakness it faced in the conventional server-virtualization software business.

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Slow Customer Growth in Mobile Phone Pushes AT&T to Other Options

New Zealand - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 09:15

Slow Customer Growth in Mobile Phone Pushes AT&T to Other Options

The wireless market for AT&T is no more what it used to be and once that was the company's main earning source. Now Dallas- based AT&T is depending more on its video leaving the traditional wireless service second.

The second-largest phone company of the nation has faced sluggish growth last year with many of its phone customers opting for cheaper offers from its rivals like T-Mobile and Sprint. However, chasing these customers is not what AT&T has in mind; instead it is focusing on serving customers better in other ways.

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Higher Oil Price and Healthy Q4 Results Push Key Indexes

US News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 09:02

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After dipping the day before, on Tuesday stocks climbed as crude prices made another abrupt turn with a four percent jump.

Energy stocks also moved ahead with the oil price allowing Chevron and Exxon Mobil to make huge gains. Exxon Mobil picked 3.7 percent or $2.72, to $76.70 and Chevron climbed 4 percent or $3.23 to $84.12.

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Sprint Eases Worry of the Investors with Shares Climbing

US News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 08:58

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Sprint Corp., the wireless carrier might just have won the worried investors on its side as the company reported gains on Tuesday during its quarterly update.

Customer counts of the company climbed and so did the progress on major elements in the company's complex turnaround plan. Following the report, the company's shares scaled up 18.7 percent.

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Oprah Winfrey Can Play a Big Role in Turning Around Weight Watchers with Her Weight Loss Statements

US News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 08:53

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A few words from a celebrity can do so much to the company shares, especially when it comes from the mouth of the media mogul Oprah Winfrey herself.

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JPMorgan Chase Upgrading its ATMs to Allow Cash Withdrawal via Smartphones

US News - Wed, 01/27/2016 - 08:42

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Soon the phone can be used as an alternative for the ATM card as it seems that devices are getting smarter fast.

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Green Dot says it’s Confident about Its “Road Map for Growth

US News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 07:15

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Steve Streit, the CEO of Green Dot Corporation is facing pressure from a San Francisco hedge fund to be moved out of office. Harvest Capital Strategies, which has 6.2 percent, stake in Green Dot sys that the longtime chief executive has not been able to manage the company properly which resulted in huge losses in the past few years.

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FedEx Expansion Continues; New Facility being Built in Cypress

US News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 07:13

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Right at the beginning of the week, on Monday, FedEx said it is building a new distribution center in Cypress. The new distribution ware house for FedEx will be the biggest one for the company.

It is expected to be completed by 2017 and will sprawl over 800,000 square feet. The new facility will come in a location that's west of the Grand Parkway and north of FM 529.

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Human Breast milk can help destroy antibiotic-resistant superbugs

US News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:51

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According to a new study, a part of a protein in human breast milk could be used to kill a certain type of drug-resistant bacteria.

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Human Breast milk can help destroy antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Health News - Tue, 01/26/2016 - 02:51

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According to a new study, a part of a protein in human breast milk could be used to kill a certain type of drug-resistant bacteria.

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