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Merck (NYSE:MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, applauds the government of Ecuador on being the second country in the world to receive World Health Organization (WHO) verification of the elimination of river blindness (onchocerciasis) using MECTIZAN ® (ivermectin). Ecuador worked in partnership with the MECTIZAN Donation Program and The Carter Center-sponsored Onchocerciasis Elimination Program for the Americas, as well as the Pan American Health Organization, the Regional Office for the Americas of the World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), to eliminate onchocerciasis – one of the leading causes of preventable blindness worldwide.
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2014/10/3
Former United States Securities and Exchange Commission attorney Willie Briscoe and the securities litigation firm of Powers Taylor LLP are investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Apco Oil & Gas International Inc. (“Apco”) (NasdaqCM: APAGF) concerning the acquisition by Pluspetrol Resources Corporation.
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2014/10/3
By Shira Ovide In a glimpse of the financial stakes in the smartphone-patent wars, Microsoft Corp.
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2014/10/3
By Carla Mozee, MarketWatch LONDON (MarketWatch) -- European stocks finished higher Friday, but the positive move came in the backdrop of the markets suffering their biggest weekly fall in about two months.
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2014/10/03
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Colorado Technical University (CTU) announced today that Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse magazines, recognized the university as a Top Military Friendly School® for a sixth consecutive year.
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2014/10/3
The Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on sellers of so-called essential oils who are claiming on social media sites that their products prevent or cure Ebola.
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Joe’s Jeans Inc. (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: JOEZ) announced today that it plans to hold a conference call on Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time with the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, Marc Crossman, and its Chief Financial Officer, Hamish Sandhu, to discuss financial results for the third quarter ended August 31, 2014.
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2014/10/3
Strategic Partners Fund Solutions (“Strategic Partners”), Blackstone’s (NYSE:BX) dedicated secondary and fund solutions platform, today announced the final closing on its hard cap of $4.4 billion for Strategic Partners Fund VI, L.P. (“SP VI”), its sixth secondary fund.
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Among the companies with shares expected to actively trade in Friday's session are General Motors Co.
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2014/10/3
BCE announces successful completion of Bell Aliant common share tender offer, transaction on track to close on or about October 31 Canada NewsWire This news release contains forward-looking statements.
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Cowen Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:COWN) (“Cowen” or the “Company”) announced today that it has priced its public offering of $55 million of 8.25% senior notes due 2021 (the “Notes”). In connection with the offering, the Company has granted the underwriters an option for 30 days to purchase up to an additional $8.25 million in aggregate principal amount of the Notes.
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Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Multimedia Games Holding, Inc. (“Multimedia” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: MGAM) relating to the proposed acquisition by Global Cash Access Holdings, Inc. (“Global Cash”). Click here to learn more about the investigation http://brodsky-smith.com/815-mgam-multimedia-games-holding-company-inc.html , or call: 877-534-2590.
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2014/10/3
Google announced today a groundbreaking collaboration with Paramount Pictures for a first-ever multi-platform pact for Christopher Nolan's highly anticipated film INTERSTELLAR .
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WPX Energy (NYSE:WPX) announced today that it expects to receive approximately $294 million for its international interests subject to the successful consummation of the definitive merger agreement entered into between privately held Pluspetrol Resources Corporation and Apco Oil and Gas International (NASDAQ:APAGF). WPX’s international interests include a 69 percent controlling equity interest in Apco Oil and Gas International and additional non-material assets in wholly-owned Northwest Argentina and a 5 percent interest in Apco Argentina.
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2014/10/3
By Chelsey Dulaney Medtronic Inc. said Friday it plans to use $16 billion in external debt to finance its $43 billion takeover of Irish rival Covidien PLC, rather than using cash from foreign units as previously planned.
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2014/10/3
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Industry Peers Honor the Company as a Leader in Operations, Social Responsibility and Customer Loyalty Program; Communications Distinctions; MGM's Richard Sturm is Named a "Casino Entertainment Legend" LAS VEGAS , Oct.
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2014/10/3
Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. discloses total voting rights Canada NewsWire TORONTO , Oct.
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By Sue Chang, MarketWatch SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Among the companies whose shares are expected to see active trade in Monday's session are Container Store Group Inc. and Helen of Troy Corp.
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