FDA proposal would allow gay men in monogamous relationships to donate blood

FDA proposal would allow gay men in monogamous relationships to donate blood

A nurse fills test tubes with blood to be tested during an American Red Cross bloodmobile in Fullerton, CA on Thursday, January 20, 2022. Paul Bersebach | Medianews Group | Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration on Friday proposed new guidelines that would no longer require gay and bisexual men in monogamous relationships to abstain from sex before donating blood. The FDA had imposed a lifetime ban on men who have sex with men donating blood during the AIDS crisis in the 1980s. The agency had eased the ban…

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Intel stock tumbles after brutal results

Intel stock tumbles after brutal results

Pat Gelsinger, CEO, of Intel Corporation, testifies during the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing on semiconductors titled Developing Next Generation Technology for Innovation, in Russell Senate Office Building on Wednesday, March 23, 2022. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images Intel shares continued to slide Friday, falling as much as 10% after the company reported dismal quarterly and full-year results. The chipmaker’s tepid quarterly numbers, with a 32% year-over-year revenue decline and a net loss of $664 million for the fourth quarter of 2022, took both analysts…

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The DOJ’s antitrust case against Google is ambitious but risky

The DOJ’s antitrust case against Google is ambitious but risky

CEO of Alphabet and Google Sundar Pichai in Warsaw, Poland on March 29, 2022. Mateusz Wlodarczyk | Nurphoto | Getty Images The Department of Justice’s latest challenge to Google’s tech empire is an ambitious swing at the company with the potential to rearrange the digital advertising market. But alongside the possibility of great reward comes significant risk in seeking to push the boundaries of antitrust law. “DOJ is going big or going home here,” said Daniel Francis, who teaches antitrust at NYU School of Law and previously worked as deputy…

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Rent prices have dropped the most in these 5 U.S. metros. Why it’s cheaper to rent than buy in many markets

Rent prices have dropped the most in these 5 U.S. metros. Why it’s cheaper to rent than buy in many markets

Colorful cafe bars at the iconic Beale Street music and entertainment district of downtown Memphis, Tennessee. benedek | iStock | Getty Images Despite broad hikes in rental prices, competition is easing in some U.S. markets as inventory grows, according to a new report from national real estate brokerage HouseCanary. At the end of 2022, the median U.S. rent was $2,305, which was nearly 5% higher than a year earlier. But median rents ended 2022 almost 6% lower compared to the start of the year, the report shows.    Although rent prices…

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The outgoing CEO of a giant autos firm had a message for his successor: Don’t be like me

The outgoing CEO of a giant autos firm had a message for his successor: Don’t be like me

After Akio Toyoda, CEO and President of Toyota, announced he was stepping down on Thursday, he shared his advice to his successor and his business philosophy. Photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno | Gamma-rapho | Getty Images After Akio Toyoda, the CEO and President of Toyota, announced he was stepping down on Thursday, he shared his advice to his successor and broke down his business philosophy. “Rather than try to be like me, I want you to value your individuality,” he said he’d once told the incoming chief Koji Sato ahead of…

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Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Intel, Chevron, American Express, Silvergate and more

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: Intel, Chevron, American Express, Silvergate and more

Intel said April 5, 2022 that it has suspended all business operations in Russia. Paco Freire/Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Intel — The chipmaker suffered a 9% loss in its shares in early morning trading after its latest financial results missed analysts’ estimates and showed significant declines in the company’s sales, profit and gross margin. The company also forecasted a loss for the current quarter. Advanced Micro Devices — Chip stocks such as Advanced Micro Devices fell as a group following Intel’s results.…

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Telangana Budget May See Rs 30,000 Allocation For Housing For Poor

Telangana Budget May See Rs 30,000 Allocation For Housing For Poor

The forthcoming budget of the Telangana state is likely to allocate a sum of Rs 30,000 crore for a housing scheme for the poor. Apart from this, allocations will also be made for several flagship schemes.  According to official information, the Telangana chief minister K Chandrashekar Rao is keen to launch this scheme for providing 2 BHK houses to the poor. Sources say that the decision came after the Samagra Kutumb Survey (Comprehensive Family Survey), where it was found that nearly 27 lakh poor households in the state do not…

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ED Attaches 32 Properties Worth Rs 70 Cr In Fraudulent TDS Refund Case

ED Attaches 32 Properties Worth Rs 70 Cr In Fraudulent TDS Refund Case

The Directorate of Enforcement (ED) has attached 32 properties, both movable and immovable, in Maharashtra and Karnataka totalling Rs 70 crore, under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering, 2002 (PMLA). The attachment of assets was related to a case of fraudulent issuance of TDS refund of about Rs 263 crore from the Income Tax Department by Senior Tax Assistant Tanaji Mandal Adhikari and others, the ED said on Friday. The attached assets include land, flats, and luxury cars held in the name of Bhushan Anant Patil, Rajesh Shetty,…

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Sec 144 imposed At DU, Huge Security Ahead Of NSUI Screening BBC Documentary

Sec 144 imposed At DU, Huge Security Ahead Of NSUI Screening BBC Documentary

Delhi Police on Friday imposed Section 144 (banning large gatherings) at the Faculty of the Arts at Delhi University in wake of a call by NSUI-KSU for the screening of a BBC documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. A large number of security personnel have also been deployed outside the Faculty of Arts. The BBC documentary has created a fresh row in the country after the government, earlier this month, denounced it and described it as a “propaganda piece” that is designed to push a discredited narrative. The government also…

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Union Budget 23-24: Enhancing medical education requires wise spread of budgetary allocation, Health News, ET HealthWorld

Union Budget 23-24: Enhancing medical education requires wise spread of budgetary allocation, Health News, ET HealthWorld

By Harika Palabatla Hyderabad: Medical education, medical technology, and medical research are important components of the healthcare industry to provide quality health services in the country. To enhance the quality of medical education and universal healthcare (UHC), a wise spread of budgetary allocation is needed in the sector. Last year, the central government allocated Rs 75,000 crore to human resource development (HRD) for medical education and the healthcare industry, to expand the efforts towards bridging the shortage of healthcare professionals in the country. However, as the Union Budget 2023-2024 approaches,…

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