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Red Cross Pleads For More Blood Donors

Red Cross Pleads For More Blood Donors

The event serves to raise awareness about the need for safe blood and blood products and to thank blood donors for their life-saving gifts of blood. The unavailability of blood has led to deaths and many patients suffering from ill-health. You can donate anywhere between three and 24 times per year, depending on your type of donation and whether you are eligible to donate, according to LifeSource. Read More

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A look at what is ahead now that Brexit talks have started

A look at what is ahead now that Brexit talks have started

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. Mr Hammond also drew plaudits for stressing the importance of transitional arrangements to avoid a "cliff edge" Brexit , including the maintenance of "frictionless" customs union border arrangements for an "implementation period" after leaving the bloc. Read More

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All US big banks well capitalized, Fed stress tests show

All US big banks well capitalized, Fed stress tests show

The 34 bank holding companies tested-generally those with $50 billion or more in total consolidated assets-represent more than 75 percent of the assets of all domestic bank holding companies. That measure, called the tier-one capital ratio, was exceeded by all 34 banks. The two-part test revealed that the biggest United States lenders would be hit by $383bn in loan losses in a hypothetical scenario in which the U.S. Read More

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MSCI to Add Chinese Mainland Shares to Emerging Markets

Also Tuesday, MSCI put off decisions on whether to reclassify Argentina as an emerging market and to demote Nigeria to standalone status. The Saudi market now has a capitalization of about $445 billion. " BlackRock has continued to support all opening of investment in China's onshore capital markets for a number of years", Ryan Stork, BlackRock chairman, Asia Pacific, said in a statement. Read More

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

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

He's been undergoing repeat surgeries. "He is more responsive, and is speaking with his loved ones", the hospital said, adding that he had been downgraded to "serious" condition. "There is so much you do that I disagree with", House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, a staunch conservative, told his panel's top Democrat, unwavering liberal Rep. Read More

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Jimmie Johnson set to race into 2020 after inking new deal

NASCAR's reigning champion, Johnson has been on a tear to start the 2017 season. Truex, who is one point up on Larson (everyone else is more than 100 points behind), still has not won a pole this year. "We're so fortunate to have him as part of our organization, and I feel even luckier to call him a friend". The experience I have with my engineers, with my team, with (crew chief) Chad (Knaus), that bond and that experience combined with the experience of driving and competing ... Read More

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Marsh Seeks OK to Sell Stores to Kroger, Fresh Encounter Cos

Marsh Seeks OK to Sell Stores to Kroger, Fresh Encounter Cos

A spokesman for Indianapolis-based Marsh Supermarkets says liquidation sales will begin Thursday at 18 stores not identified as sold to two Ohio-based buyers earlier this week. Now, the only issue delaying a U.S bankruptcy judge in DE from signing off on the acquisitions is an objection filed by the landlords of Lockerbie Marketplace, where Marsh operates one of its two downtown stores. Read More

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Weak US retail sales, consumer prices put spotlight on Fed

Weak US retail sales, consumer prices put spotlight on Fed

Excluding food and energy, consumer prices rose 0.1% on the month with the year-on-year increase at 1.7% compared with expectations of 1.9% and a rate of 1.9% for April. "It won't stop the Fed from hiking interest rates later today, but it increases the downside risks to our forecast that there will be a further two rate hikes in the second half of this year", said Paul Ashworth, chief U.S. Read More

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Trump lashes out again at London mayor

Trump lashes out again at London mayor

The three men wore fake suicide vests as they drove a white van into pedestrians on London Bridge, before stabbing revellers in the nearby Borough Market area. Diplomat in the U.K. Lewis Lukens and May herself defended Khan when pressed by reporters about Trump's comments. On Monday, the president attacked the Justice Department for revising the original measure, leaving it "watered down" and "politically correct". Read More

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State Rep. Hoffman statement on ongoing budget impasse

It heads to Gov. Bruce Rauner (R)'s desk after final approval by the state senate , which also unanimously passed it earlier this month. "So, unless the leadership on the Democrat side of the aisle goes back into negotiation at this point and amends the bill that we think they're gonna present to us today, at midnight tonight we'll still be without a budget", Bryant said. Read More

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Margaret Court hits back at 'bullies'

Margaret Court hits back at 'bullies'

You might remember reading earlier in the week about Margaret Court boycotting Qantas for supporting same-sex marriage? Asked if he would support a potential boycott, Murray said: "If something was to be done, I think it would be a lot more beneficial to do it before the tournament starts". Read More

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Girls outshine boys in class XII Gujarat Board exam

After exams, they eagerly wait for results which will be displayed on the official website www.gseb.org. The pass percentage is a little higher than 55.85 recorded previous year, he said. The GUJARAT board conducts the 12th Board exams of arts, science, and commerce in the month of March/April every year all over the country. A significant achievement in last year's Gujarat SSC Result was that more than 3113 students secured A1 Grade. Read More

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Facebook Moderation Guidelines Leaked, Show How It Reviews Hate Speech, Extremist Content

Facebook Moderation Guidelines Leaked, Show How It Reviews Hate Speech, Extremist Content

British newspaper The Guardian has revealed the types of content allowable on Facebook after it managed to obtain internal training manuals and spreadsheets of the social media giant. Videos of "non-sexual" child abuse were permissible, marked as disturbing content, and provided there was no sadism or celebration. The problem got worse when a 20-year-old Thai man broadcasted live video on the popular social site Facebook , which showed him killing his baby before committing suicide. Read More

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