5 Top Losers Of The Day: ECOR, GRTS, AVRO…

The following are some of the pharma/biotech stocks that posted the biggest percentage decline today. 1. electroCore Inc. (ECOR) electroCore is a commercial-stage bioelectronic medicine company. Lost 19.19% to close Tuesday’s (Jan.8) trading at $5.89. News: No news The Company’s marketed product is GammaCore, which was given clearance in the U.S. for the acute treatment of pain associated with episodic […]

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He allegedly thought he stole a $10K lotto ticket from his roommate. It was actually worth $10 million, police say

A man allegedly stole his roommate’s winning scratch-off lottery ticket, and when he tried to cash in, he learned it wasn’t actually worth $10,000 but rather $10 million, police say. Adul Saosongyang, 35, was arrested Monday on charges of grand theft after police in Vacaville, California, and lottery officials began investigating the case, the Vacaville Police Department said on Facebook Tuesday. Saosongyang’s roommate […]

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Seven Ways Wine Will Change in 2019

The wine world can change faster than you’d think. Upended by turbulent politics, 2018 was beset with trade wars, ongoing Brexit instability, and more climate-change-driven chaotic weather events. All this made some wine regions winners, others losers, while investors scored big time: Fine vino outperformed stocks and bonds, according to Liv-Ex. This year promises similar contrasts, surprises, and the continuation […]

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California mudslides shut down Pacific Coast Highway, ensnare motorists including rapper Soulja Boy

A potent winter storm that hammered the West Coast over the weekend triggered mudslides in Southern California in areas scorched by wildfires, trapping drivers and shutting down a major thoroughfare.   On Sunday, crews towed away cars and worked to clear lanes of mud and debris along the Pacific Coast Highway that had been closed in both directions Saturday night. A portion of the road in Malibu wouldn’t reopen […]

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Mudslides trap California drivers including rapper Soulja Boy, close major highway

Mudslides shut down major California highway flooding shut down both sides of the Pacific Coast Highway. A winter storm that brought heavy rain to Southern California wildfire burn areas unleashed flooding and mudslides on Saturday, trapping motorists, including rapper Soulja Boy, on a major highway. The California Department of Transportation District 7 said on Twitter that the Pacific Coast Highway […]

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California woman arrested for allegedly biting jogger

Authorities have arrested a woman they say bit a jogger who pepper-sprayed her dog at a San Francisco Bay Area park. Nineteen-year-old Alma Cadwalader of Oakland was arrested Friday by police with the East Bay Regional Park District. Continue Reading Below Authorities say Cadwalader's dog tried to attack the jogger Thursday on a trail in Anthony Chabot Regional Park in […]

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Insurers sue California utility over wildfire damages

Several insurance companies have filed lawsuits blaming Pacific Gas & Electric Co. for a deadly California wildfire that destroyed 14,000 homes and triggered billions of dollars in insurance claims. The lawsuits filed by Allstate, State Farm, USAA and their subsidiaries come on top of several other cases filed by victims of the Camp Fire, which devastated the towns of Paradise, […]

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California Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom will put wineries, hotels in blind trust

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, addresses an election night crowd after he defeated Republican John Cox to become the 40th governor of California Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Associated Press) California Gov.-elect Gavin Newsom will place his collection of wineries, hotels, restaurants and other holdings into a blind trust, he announced Thursday. Newsom, who takes office Jan. […]

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PG&E Accused by Regulators of Falsifying Pipeline Safety Records

PG&E Corp., already under scrutiny for a deadly California wildfire last month, now faces potential penalties for allegedly breaking natural gas pipeline safety rules and falsifying records, state regulators said. The California Public Utilities Commission said Friday that the state’s biggest utility owner systematically violated rules to prevent construction crews from accidentally damaging pipelines during excavations. PG&E also allegedly falsified […]

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