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BRIEF-Intel provides initial performance data results for client systems


Supreme Court to hear Ohio voter roll case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday is set to hear a case concerning whether Ohio's method of removing names from its voter rolls violates federal law.


BRIEF-ARM Says Working With Intel, AMD On Mitigation For New Method To Exploit Certain High-End Processors



A Cage Fighter With a Soft Touch for Hard-Core Jihadists

Usman Raja, a former mixed martial arts fighting star, has earned international attention for his singular method of rehabilitating jihadists.


BRIEF-India Globalization Capital to use Blockchain In Areas Such As PIA



Christians worldwide prepare for holidays with an eye on security

QUETTA, Pakistan/JAKARTA (Reuters) - Christmas church services and other celebrations are being held this weekend under the gaze of armed guards and security cameras in many countries after Islamic State gunmen attacked a Methodist church in Pakistan as a Sunday service began.


FDA declines to approve Agile's contraceptive patch

Dec 22 (Reuters) - Agile Therapeutics Inc said on Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve the company's contraceptive patch, citing deficiencies related to its adhesion test methods.

Tina Brown mocks embattled chef Mario Batali with recipe suggestion

After celebrity chef Mario Batali, facing sexual misconduct allegations, posted an online apology followed by a baking method for cinnamon rolls, veteran magazine editor Tina Brown decided to suggest another recipe.

Sexual Harassment

Sexual Harassment Training Doesn’t Work. But Some Things Do.

Traditional methods can backfire, but ideas like teaching bystanders to intervene and promoting more women have proved effective.


BRIEF-Methode Electronics Reports Q2 Earnings Per Share $0.64



Birth Control Pills Still Linked to Breast Cancer, Study Finds

Women using birth control pills and I.U.D.s that release hormones face a higher risk than those using methods without hormones, scientists in Denmark reported.


Exclusive: U.S. health regulator Verma eyes new methods for drug pricing

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government is considering setting new payment methods aimed at curbing costs for Medicare and Medicaid coverage of breakthrough medical treatments with very high prices, particularly novel gene-based therapies for cancer and other diseases, a top health official said on Thursday.

11-year old inspired by Flint crisis and invents lead detector

Gitanjali Rao, a seventh grader from Colorado, has been awarded the title of "America's top young scientist" for designing a compact device to detect lead in drinking water, which she believes can be faster and cheaper than other current methods.


Amazon discounts other sellers' products as retail competition stiffens

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Inc is cutting prices of products from third-party sellers on its website, moving beyond its more typical method of discounts on items it sells directly.

Let Anderson Cooper explain

Anderson Cooper shows how to vote using your email, Facebook and Messenger. You can vote 10 times a day, per method, every day through Tuesday, December 12.


Cosmic-ray imaging finds hidden structure in Egypt's Great Pyramid

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists using an imaging method based on cosmic rays have detected a large and enigmatic internal structure in the last of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still standing, the massive Great Pyramid of Giza on the outskirts of Cairo.


U.S. to halt controversial animal-killing methods in California

(Reuters) - In a deal hailed by activists as a first, a federal judge on Wednesday approved an agreement between conservationists and the U.S. government halting controversial methods such as aerial gunning to kill "nuisance animals" in Northern California.


BRIEF-Air Canada partners with Adyen to expand local payment methods

* Air Canada expands acceptance of alternative payments for international transactions to support global growth strategy


Personal Health: Trying the Feldenkrais Method for Chronic Pain

Therapists show patients how their posture and behavior contribute to their pain and physical limitations.

Congressional baseball shooter fired at least 70 rounds, cased area for months

The shooting at a congressional baseball practice in June and the methods of the gunman behind it are described in the starkest detail yet in a report released Friday by Virginia officials.

3 share Nobel Prize in chemistry for new methods of visualizing biomolecules

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2017 has been awarded to three scientists for pioneering work on new methods of visualising biomolecules like the Zika virus.


CORRECTED-Nikkei extends 2-year highs on upbeat global outlook, Japan Display rallies

TOKYO, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average rose to two-year highs on Wednesday, supported by an upbeat outlook for the global economy, while Japan Display rallied on a report that it had developed methods to mass-produce OLED panels at a low cost.


BRIEF-Pacific Insight receives securityholder approval for Methode Electronics deal

* Pacific Insight receives securityholder approval of acquisition by Methode Electronics, Inc


Quest to offer cholesterol testing without fasting requirement

(Reuters) - Quest Diagnostics Inc said on Thursday it will begin using a more precise method of calculating levels of "bad" LDL cholesterol that no longer requires fasting prior to blood draw, a development likely to delight patients who previously had to refrain from eating for up to 12 hours before testing.

Tests (Medical)

Traces of Crime: How New York’s DNA Techniques Became Tainted

The city’s medical examiner has been a pioneer in analyzing complex DNA samples. But two methods were recently discontinued, raising questions about thousands of cases.

Essati, Abdelbaki (d 2017)

How a Shadowy Imam Evaded Scrutiny and Forged the Barcelona Cell

Abdelbaki Essati, believed to be the recruiter behind the attacks in Spain, had deep links with Islamic extremists and seems to have learned their methods well.


Using unproven methods to tackle cancer could be deadly

(Reuters Health) - People who decide to tackle their cancer using only unconventional methods are likely to die sooner than patients who opt for conventional treatments, according to a new study.

Most moms aren't putting babies to sleep safely, study says

Despite a 23-year campaign urging that babies be put to bed on their backs, only 43.7% of US mothers report that they both intend to use this method and actually do so all the time, according to a new study.


‘Hamilton’ Tries New Sales Method to Battle Bots and Scalpers

The show is the third on Broadway to declare that it will use Verified Fan, the Ticketmaster technology that scrutinizes potential ticket buyers.

United States International Relations

News Analysis: Trump Threats Are Wild Card in Showdown With North Korea

Many in Washington and capitals across the Pacific are wondering whether President Trump’s fusillade of apocalyptic threats was more method or madness.


Mexico's ruling PRI weighs loosening party rules to open presidential field

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - The head of Mexico's ruling Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI) said on Monday that the PRI's method for choosing its presidential candidate needs a shakeup, ahead of a key gathering this week when PRI members will decide on changing the rules.

Jackson, Samuel L

Cover Story: The Samuel L. Jackson Method

He builds downtime into a schedule of near-constant work. Call his agent if you have a problem with that.


Brazil's Itaú revises loan-loss provision guidance, methodology

SAO PAULO, July 31 (Reuters) - Itaú Unibanco Holding SA , Brazil's largest non-government bank, announced on Monday the following operating estimates for this year: * Itaú maintained a projection for consolidated loan book growth this year between zero and 4 percent, first issued in February. The number compares with a contraction of 11 percent in 2016. * Itaú revised guidance for interest income growth to minus 4.2 percent to minus 0.8 percent from February's target between minus 4 percent and


Is This Dog Dangerous? Shelters Struggle With Live-or-Die Tests

A standard method for evaluating shelter dogs’ behavior — the results often meant the difference between adoption and euthanasia — is under scrutiny.

Capital Punishment

Ohio Carries Out Its First Execution Since 2014

The execution of Ronald Phillips was the first in Ohio since the state changed its methods after an inmate took an unusually long time to die in 2014.


Iraq’s Hardball Tactics to Root Out ISIS

Some of the methods Iraqi authorities are using to weed out ISIS supporters among Sunni civilians in newly liberated Mosul have heightened concerns over human rights abuses.


Abortion rights groups sue Texas to block procedure ban

(Reuters) - Abortion rights groups filed a lawsuit on Thursday seeking to block a Texas law that bans the most common method of second-trimester abortion which critics argue erodes women's rights.


BRIEF-Aethlon Medical ‍announces grant of U.S. patent

* Aethlon Medical Inc - ‍announces grant of a U.S. Patent protecting methods of capturing MHC antigen associated exosomes​ Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

McConnell's 'master tactician' label has been damaged

The looming defeat of the Senate health care bill marks a dramatic low point in the otherwise lofty political career of Mitch McConnell, the chamber's majority leader who is often described as a disciplined "master tactician" of the Senate accustomed to methodically building legislative victories for Republicans.


UPDATE 1-Qualcomm loses appeal against EU threat of daily fine

BRUSSELS, July 17 (Reuters) - U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm faces the threat of a daily fine of 580,000 euros ($665,000) for failing to provide EU antitrust regulators with information after losing an appeal against the penalty in a European Union court on Monday. Qualcomm, which was charged by the European Commission for using anti-competitive methods to squeeze out British phone software maker Icera, last month asked the Luxembourg-based General Court to suspend the order.


Qualcomm loses appeal against EU threat of daily fine

BRUSSELS, July 17 (Reuters) - U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm faces the threat of a daily fine of 580,000 euros ($665,000) for failing to provide EU antitrust regulators with information after losing an appeal against the penalty in an EU court on Monday. Qualcomm, which was charged by the European Commission of using anti-competitive methods to squeeze out British phone software maker Icera, last month asked the Luxembourg-based General Court to suspend the order.

White House launches preemptive strike on CBO

The White House is calling the Congressional Budget Office's methodology for estimating the impact of Republican health care legislation "fundamentally flawed" ahead of an upcoming release of a new assessment of the Senate bill.

Cooking and Cookbooks

How to Feed Your Summer Crowd Without Going Crazy

This season can be the worst, with kids home from school and friends dropping in. But here are methods for dealing with the madness.


BRIEF-Fitch says new GSE tools will improve U.S. mortgage underwriting

* Fitch says new methods of managing and verifying data are helping Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac change U.S. mortgage underwriting process


Blood test by Britain's Angle detects ovarian cancer in study

LONDON (Reuters) - British liquid biopsy company Angle said its Parsortix blood test had beaten current methods in identifying ovarian cancer, a breakthough that could help women receive the best possible outcome from surgery.


BRIEF-Methode Electronics Q4 earnings per share $0.62

* Methode Electronics Inc reports fiscal 2017 sales and earnings

Deaths (Obituaries)

Frédérick Leboyer, Who Saw Childbirth Through Baby’s Eyes, Dies at 98

Mr. Leboyer, a French physician, advocated natural birth methods that focused on easing suffering for the baby.

Charleston, SC, Shooting (2015)

After Tragedy, Healing a Charleston Church

On June 17, 2015, nine people were shot and killed inside Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C. In this 360° video, stand with the congregation during a Sunday service.

Books and Literature

Help Desk: I’m Dying Up Here: Books on How to Grieve and How to Die

Our columnist examines new books that offer methods for dealing with death and dying — plus a poignant memoir that will show you how to live.

Texts grew darker preceding death

Michelle Carter's text messages became increasingly dark in the days preceding her boyfriend's suicide, including talk of the most effective methods and her apparent doubt and frustration about whether he was up to the task.

Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates

Critic's Notebook: In Comey’s Testimony, a Reboot of Classic TV Hearings Past

James B. Comey, the nation’s former top lawman, methodically detailed a story of being awkwardly courted and pressured by a chief executive he could not trust.


U.S. spy agencies probe another flank in Russian hacking

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Russian hacking of the 2016 U.S. election included sophisticated targeting of state officials responsible for voter rolls and voting procedures, according to a top secret U.S. intelligence document that was leaked and published this week, revealing another potential method of attempted interference in the vote.


NBA: LeBron says stopping Warriors' Durant will be tough

(Reuters) - The Cleveland Cavaliers methodically planned for the Golden State Warriors' high-octane attack but after suffering a crushing loss in Game One of the NBA Finals LeBron James said simulating their offense is impossible.

Teachers and School Employees

Grading the Teachers: The Little-Known Statistician Who Taught Us to Measure Teachers

William Sanders’s data-driven method of evaluating the effectiveness of teachers was a once-revolutionary idea that has gained wide acceptance.

Robert Mueller gets to work

By choosing Robert S. Mueller III for the job of special counsel, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein tapped a veteran of the law -- a seasoned prosecutor, former FBI director and private lawyer -- who will methodically peel back the layers of the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign.


No figures set for Brexit bill, EU doesn't want a 'no deal' option: Barnier

STRASBOURG (Reuters) - There is no figure for a financial settlement between Britain and the European Union yet, because it can only be established once both sides agree on a common methodology of calculations and taking into account the date of exit, the EU's Brexit chief negotiator said on Wednesday.


Holmes, Stanley lead Players after 54 holes, Garcia four back

(Reuters) - Americans J.B. Holmes and Kyle Stanley used contrasting methods to end up in the same place, tied for the lead after the third round at the Players Championship in Florida on Saturday.

What these 2 governors are doing in the fight

Lawmakers across the country are trying various methods to combat the staggering opioid epidemic, and two states' governors are taking matters into their own hands to fight the escalating crisis.

Ministers (Protestant)

Methodist High Court Rejects First Openly Gay Bishop’s Consecration

The church’s highest court has ruled that the consecration of its first openly gay bishop violated church law, compounding a bitter rift over homosexuality.


New York City’s Subway System Violates Local and Federal Laws, Disability Groups Say

Two lawsuits contend that more than 75 percent of the city’s subway stations do not have elevators, lifts or other methods that make them accessible for people who are unable to use stairs.

Macron targeted by hackers, cyber firm says

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's campaign was targeted in recent weeks by hackers using methods similar to the hacks in the United States targeting the Democratic National Committee last year, according to a new report by cybersecurity researchers.

Sexual Harassment

Anonymous Harassment Hotlines Are Hard to Find and Harder to Trust

Fox News employees say they were unaware of a method to report misbehavior. Experts say companies often create hotlines to limit legal liability.


Ohio investigates Visa's debit card transactions

(Reuters) - Visa Inc said on Friday it was being investigated on rules related to acceptance of its debit cards, cardholder verification methods and routing of debit transactions.

Baldwin's daughter is not a fan of your praise for her dad

On "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," Alec Baldwin talks about the method behind his Donald Trump impression and his daughter's reaction to praise from fans on the street.

North Korea's new warning

North Korea warned Monday it would respond to "reckless acts of aggression" by the United States, with "whatever methods the US wants to take," as a US aircraft carrier strike group headed toward the Korean Peninsula.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Economic Scene: To Curb Global Warming, Science Fiction May Become Fact

Geoengineering, providing methods to offset climate change by applying scientific fixes rather than changing old habits, may have found its moment.

Intel sources: Terrorists using stolen screening systems to test explosives

US intelligence and law enforcement agencies believe that ISIS and other terrorist organizations have developed innovative ways to plant explosives in electronic devices that FBI testing shows can evade some commonly used airport security screening methods, CNN has learned.

FBI: Laptop bombs may be able to get past security

CNN has learned that US intelligence and law enforcement agencies believe terrorist organizations have developed bombs that FBI testing shows can evade some commonly used airport security screening methods. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.

Researchers shake up the dinosaur family tree

Researchers may have discovered a new way to classify dinosaurs, shaking up the 130-year-old method of dividing them up based on the shape of their hips.


Erdogan setting back integration in Germany by years: Schaeuble

BERLIN (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, who has accused Chancellor Angela Merkel of "applying Nazi methods" against Turks in Germany, is setting back integration in Germany by years, veteran Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said.

Trump defends wild claims: 'I'm president, and you're not'

President Donald Trump defended some of the most controversial claims of his young political career in a wide-ranging interview with Time magazine published Thursday, in which he offered a simple and absolute defense of his method:


BRIEF-Cellectar Biosciences gets patent Grant for PET Imaging PDC

* Cellectar Biosciences - United States patent and trademark office has granted a method of use patent for CLR 124, company's cancer imaging agent Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

NCAA Basketball Championships (Men)

A Comeback, a Controversial Call and Some Crackle at the N.C.A.A.s

U.S.C., in yet another comeback from double digits down, upset sixth-seeded Southern Methodist, while Arkansas beat Seton Hall thanks to a key foul call.


Mexico to redo open season energy auction hit by 'problems'

MEXICO CITY, March 15 (Reuters) - Mexico has postponed an auction of part of state oil company Pemex's excess capacity for transport and fuel storage due to "methodological problems", the Energy Regulatory Commission (CRE) and Pemex said in a joint statement late on Wednesday.


Air Methods to be bought by American Securities in $2.5 bln deal

March 14 (Reuters) - Air Methods Corp said on Tuesday it would be acquired by affiliates of private equity firm American Securities LLC in a deal valuing the U.S. medical helicopter company at $2.5 billion, including debt.


French foie gras bill will swell with bird flu overhaul

PARIS (Reuters) - The foie gras industry, hit by a bird flu crisis for the second year running, needs to change production methods to protect its poultry flocks, a producers group said on Thursday, warning that will raise the price of the delicacy.


BRIEF-Redhill Biopharma says U.S. District court granted Concordia unit treble damages

* Redhill Biopharma - U.S. District court granted Concordia unit treble damages related to false claims made by Method Pharmaceuticals, LLC, principal owner


BRIEF-Concordia International grant of treble damages further vindicates marketing rights of Donnatal Branm

* U.S. District court has granted company treble damages related to false claims made by Method Pharmaceuticals, llc, its principal owner


BRIEF-Methode Electronics Q3 earnings per share $0.63

* Company revised fiscal 2017 guidance for income from operations in range of $115 to $120 million


Exclusive: Trump calls Chinese 'grand champions' of currency manipulation

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump declared China the "grand champions" of currency manipulation on Thursday, just hours after his new Treasury secretary pledged a more methodical approach to analyzing Beijing's foreign exchange practices.

Governor questions ICE raid methods

In a interview with CNN's Jim Sciutto, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe questions some of the methods used during Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids in his state.


UPDATE 1-Voce nominates its founder, three others to Air Methods board

Feb 15 (Reuters) - Activist hedge fund Voce Capital Management LLC nominated on Wednesday four candidates, including its founder and managing partner, for election to Air Methods Corp's board, as part of efforts to turnaround the medical helicopter company.


Voce nominates four candidates for Air Methods board

Feb 15 (Reuters) - Activist hedge fund Voce Capital Management LLC on Wednesday nominated four candidates for election to Air Methods Corp's board, as it stepped up efforts to turnaround the medical helicopter company.


BRIEF-Voce Capital nominates four Air Methods directors

* Voce Capital says director nominations follow Voce's letter to board of Air Methods last month

Flowers and Plants

Trilobites: How to Keep the Bloom on That Valentine Rose

Just like hangover cures, there are many theories about the best method for keeping cut flowers fresh. Here’s what you need to know.

Flowers and Plants

Trilobites: How to Keep the Bloom on That Mother’s Day Rose

Just like hangover cures, there are many theories about the best method for keeping cut flowers fresh. Here’s what you need to know.


Amnesty accuses Tunisia security forces of abuses in war with militants

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisian security forces are using methods in their war against Islamist militants that are associated with overthrown leader Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, including torture, arbitrary arrests and detentions, Amnesty International said on Monday.


Sex education for teen boys linked to higher dual contraceptive use

(Reuters Health) - Young men who receive sex education before age 18 are more likely to use more than one type of contraceptive method during sex, such as a condom in addition to their female partner’s hormonal birth control, according to a small U.S. study.


CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Medical helicopter company Air Methods exploring sale - WSJ

Feb 1 (Reuters) - U.S. medical helicopter company Air Methods Corp is exploring a sale, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.


After 16 attempts, a cheaper method for carbon capture at work in India

MUMBAI, Feb 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As students at the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology in Kharagpur in eastern India, Aniruddha Sharma and Prateek Bumb had one obsession: finding a cheaper, more efficient way to capture carbon emissions to combat climate change.


UPDATE 1-Medical helicopter company Air Methods exploring sale - WSJ

Feb 1 (Reuters) - U.S. medical helicopter company Air Methods Corp is exploring a sale, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.


Medical helicopter company Air Methods exploring sale: WSJ

(Reuters) - U.S. medical helicopter company Air Methods Corp is exploring a potential sale, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter.


Medical helicopter company Air Methods exploring sale - WSJ

Feb 1 (Reuters) - U.S. medical helicopter company Air Methods Corp is exploring a potential sale, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter.


BRIEF-Medical helicopter company Air Methods exploring sale- WSJ, citing sources

* Medical helicopter company air methods exploring a sale- WSJ, citing sources Source text :

DeVos, Elizabeth (1958- )

Questions Raised About Brain Centers Backed by Betsy DeVos

A review of Neurocore’s claims and interviews with medical experts suggest its conclusions are unproven and its methods questionable.

Former President George H.W. Bush released from hospital

Former President George H.W. Bush was discharged Monday from Houston Methodist Hospital, his spokesperson Jim McGrath said in a statement.


Activist investor Voce threatens proxy war at Air Methods

Jan 30 (Reuters) - Activist hedge fund Voce Capital Management LLC on Monday threatened it would start a proxy war at Air Methods Corp, saying the U.S. medical helicopter company needed an urgent change of directors and strategy.


BRIEF-Voce Capital sends letter to Air Methods Corporation

* Should Air Methods' board continue to refuse to work with us, we shall seek to elect new independent directors at 2017 annual meeting


BRIEF-SensoDetect: cooperation deepens with Dr Afzal Ghazala

* Said on Friday SensoDetect together with London-based Dr Afzal Ghazala discussed and now also submitted an application for a study on a new method to reduce auditory hallucinations with sound in psychotic illnesses to Vinnova

Forensic Science

Family DNA Searches Seen as Crime-Solving Tool, and Intrusion on Rights

An unsolved Queens killing has led to calls for widening DNA searches to include relatives of possible suspects. But the method, a frontier in forensic science, has critics.