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Wileene Grace Olimpo, Author at Tsfp6.org

Ebola Outbreak: Liberia To Receive Experimental Drug To End Crisis

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The government of Liberia said it will soon be receiving sample doses of experimental drug named Zmapp to treat people who have contracted the deadly Ebola virus. Impact of the trial drug The move came after the US has approved the request of Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for the drug. Local authorities said the trial drug will be brought this week. WHO already declared the Ebola epidemic is a “public health emergency.” The disease has now spread to Sierra …

Preparation For War? North Korea Launches Missiles Into Sea

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North Korea has fired two short-range missiles into its eastern waters, reports from South Korea say, in an apparent test just days after the country successfully tested new precision-guided missiles. Weapons ambitions A South Korean Defense Ministry official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the missiles are presumed to be short-range Scud ballistic missiles. The projectile’s estimated range, launched from an area on the east coast of the peninsula, is about 500 kilometers (310 miles). The official did not …

Harley-Davidson To Test First Electric Motorcycle Publicly

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Harley Davidson has announced its plans to publicly test its first electric motorcycle, which hums like a jet airplane taking off. Appeal to consumers The public will get its first look at handmade demonstration models at an event in New York. After that, the company will take the models on the road for riders to try and provide comments. The bike will travel down a route that will visit over 30 Harley-Davidson dealerships. ‘LiveWire’ electric motorcycle The deep, rumbling sound …

Mozilla To Test Sponsored Ads On New-Tab Page

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Mozilla has shown interest in sponsored contents and ads, as it plans to include them on a new tab. ‘Deliver user value’ The company is going to try the test plan in which sponsored contents will show up on the boxes that appear when new tab is launched by users. “These tests are not about revenue and none will be collected. Sponsorship would be the next stage once we are confident that we can deliver user value,” said Johnathan Nightingale, …

Candy Crush Firm Files IPO, Aims To Raise Up To $533M

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King, the maker of hit game Candy Crush Saga, has moved one step closer to an IPO, filing an updated report sale priced 22.2 million shares between $21 and $24. Target price range The company aims to raise up to $533 million through a share sale on the New York Stock Exchange. Public offering of $21 and $24 per share could value the company at nearly $7.6 billion at the top of its price range. The move indicates that free-to-play …

New Zealand To Vote On Flag Change

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New Zealanders will vote in a referendum within the next three years on whether to change the country’s flag. ‘Independence through a new flag’ Prime Minister John Key argued the existing flag represents the past from which New Zealand had moved on. “It’s my belief… that the design of the New Zealand flag symbolizes a colonial and post-colonial era whose time has passed,” Prime Minister John Key said. “The flag remains dominated by the Union Jack in a way that we …

Coca-Cola Profit Down As Global Sales Decline

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Coca-Cola’s fourth quarter profit has declined, as the world’s largest beverage maker once again sold less soda in the United States and Europe. Moving forward The company’s less-than-estimated net income fell 8.4% from a year ago to $1.7 billion. Coca-Cola shares saw their biggest fall, making the stock the biggest drag on stock trading. Although it’s tapping the markets for growth and selling a number of beverages, pressure is mounting for the company to figure out how to get soda …

Obama Delivers Strong Statement Against Harsh Anti-Gay Bill

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President Barack Obama has warned Uganda that enacting an anti-gay law will complicate America’s valued relationship with the East African country. U.S. – Uganda relations Under the proposed legislation, those convicted of homosexual acts could face life imprisonment. In a statement, Obama said the anti-gay bill that Ugandan President Yoweri Musuveni has said he will approve would mark a step backward  for all Ugandans. It will also reflect poorly on the nation’s commitment to protecting the human rights of its …

Heroin Overdose Prevention Bill Advances After Hoffman’s Death

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Just days after actor Philip Seymour Hoffman died of drug overdose, a bill meant to stem deaths from heroin overdoses has reached the New York Senate. Life-saving drug Sponsored by State Sen. Kemp Hannon, the bill would increase access to a special drug, known as naloxone, that can reverse overdoses from heroin. Naloxone has been known for reversing about 10,000 overdoses since 1996. But because it’s a prescription drug, it is difficult to give it to the patients who need …

Alex Rodriguez Suspended For 2014 Season

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New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez will be suspended for the entire 2014 season, as independent arbitrator Frederic Horowitz upheld the majority of a 211-game suspension Major League Baseball assessed him. Historic suspension “While we believe the original 211-game suspension was appropriate, we respect the decision rendered by the Panel and will focus on our continuing efforts on eliminating performance-enhancing substances from our game,” MLB said in a statement posted on their company website. A-Rod had been hit with the …