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Birth defects seen in 6 percent of US pregnancies with Zika

Birth defects seen in 6 percent of US pregnancies with Zika

This included five fetuses that were found to have birth defects after the pregnancy ended via miscarriage, termination or still birth. Overall, six percent of infants born to women in the US who were exposed to the Zika virus were found to have birth defects.



Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ: HBAN) - Analysis of a Large Market Cap Stock

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, January 2nd. A number of other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Huntington Bancshares had a net margin of 18.87% and a return on equity of 10.97%. However a year ago during same quarter Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ: HBAN ) reported $0.21 EPS.


Obama Signs 21st Century Cures Act

Obama Signs 21st Century Cures Act

The U.S. House voted to pass the healthcare measure by a vote of 392-26 last week. The CURES Act was signed into law Tuesday afternoon and is expected to help millions of Americans in the years to come. $1.5 billion is designated for the BRAIN Initiative that finds new ways to treat, cure, and prevent brain disorders such as Alzheimer's and epilepsy.



Renzi quits; search on for new leader to guide Italy to vote

President Sergio Mattarella could name a new prime minister by the weekend, with members of Renzi's cabinet among the frontrunners. Outgoing Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi has said his party is not afraid of an early election , in a speech that suggested he might seek reinstatement.


Philippines' Duterte begins Cambodian state visit

Philippines' Duterte begins Cambodian state visit

But on December 3, President-elect Donald Trump told the Philippine President that he is going about his controversial fight against drugs "the right way", according to Duterte. The Philippines defence secretary also announced plans to purchase sniper rifles from Russian Federation. Last week Lorenzana visited Russian Federation to meet defense officials following Duterte's order.


Unarmed man, 73, who suffered from dementia shot and killed by police

Unarmed man, 73, who suffered from dementia shot and killed by police

The elder Serna also had difficulty sleeping and frequently went on late-night walks to tire himself out before bed, his son said. When his wife moved out briefly to check on the laundry, Serna managed to sneak out of their home. Francisco Serna, a father of five, loved spending time with his family, but police viewed him as some sort of threat. When officers arrived in the area after 12.30am on Monday, a witness pointed to Serna standing in a driveway before an officer fatally shot him, ...