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PEABODY, Mass., July 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Meridian Interstate Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq:EBSB) , the holding company for East Boston Savings Bank, announced today that Meridian Bancorp, Inc., a newly formed corporation ("New Meridian") that is the proposed successor holding company for East Boston Savings Bank, has completed the syndicated community offering portion of the stock offering it is conducting in connection with the Company's previously announced plans to become a fully public company.
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Synacor Cloud ID Authentication Solutions Deliver TV Everywhere Abandonment Rates between 0-20%, Dramatically Besting Industry Standard BUFFALO, N.Y., July 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Synacor Inc. (Nasdaq:SYNC) , the leading provider of next-gen startpages, homescreens, award-winning TV Everywhere solutions and cloud-based Identity Management (IDM) services, across multiple devices for cable, satellite, telecom and consumer electronics companies in the U.S. and abroad, today announced World Cup 2014 delivered record-breaking authentication success—above Sochi, March's NCAA Men's Basketball tournament and any other prior TV Everywhere major event.
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LAS VEGAS , July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global casino gaming entertainment leader IGT (NYSE: IGT) once again raises the bar on systems innovation with an agreement to install its Advantage 9.1 System Suite along with sbX Media Manager at Northern Quest Resort & Casino.
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SHANGHAI, China, July 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- China Lodging Group, Limited (Nasdaq:HTHT) ("China Lodging Group" or the "Company"), a leading and fast-growing multi-brand hotel group in China, today announced that it is scheduled to release unaudited financial results for second quarter ended June 30, 2014 after the US market closes on August 11, 2014.
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Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:SGYP) today announced that it has reached the halfway mark for total enrollment in the first pivotal phase 3 trial of plecanatide in patients with chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC). The trial is currently being conducted at 180 sites and has randomized approximately 675 CIC patients.
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BEIJING , July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd.
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Starpharma Holdings Ltd (ASX:SPL) (OTCQX:SPHRY) today announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) agreement on the design and planned analyses of the phase 3 clinical studies of the VivaGel ® bacterial vaginosis (BV) product for the prevention of recurrent BV.
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SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Achaogen, Inc. (Nasdaq:AKAO) , a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel antibacterials to treat multi-drug resistant (MDR) gram-negative infections, today announced the appointment of Ian Friedland, M.D. as its Chief Medical Officer.
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Positions MGCD as a global leader in Cardiorespiratory diagnostic products SAINT PAUL, Minn., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MGC Diagnostics Corporation (NASDAQ: MGCD) , a leading global medical technologies company, today announced that it has completed a stock purchase agreement to acquire Medisoft SA, a Sorinnes, Belgium headquartered, privately held manufacturer of market-leading cardiorespiratory diagnostic products.
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ROCHESTER, N.Y. and LONDON , July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VirtualScopics, Inc. (NASDAQ: VSCP) and IXICO plc (AIM: IXI) jointly announced today the formation of a Scientific Advisory Board that will benefit both companies.
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. , July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW --
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F-35, F/A-18E/F, F-16 activities have begun LONDON , July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) , the U.S. Navy, and the U.S. Air Force have begun Small Diameter Bomb II (SDB II) integration activities on the F-35, F/A-18E/F, and F-16 aircrafts.
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LONDON , July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded an $80,768,012 firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Lot 7 Miniature Air Launched Decoy Jammer (MALD-J) missile (200 each) to include: data, mission planning, process verification program, and operational flight software.
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Enhanced missile will counter swarming boat threat LONDON , July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully completed the latest guided flight test of its SeaGriffin™ missile.
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One-quarter (25 percent) of UK consumers would consider using a pure digital bank – a bank with no branches or call centres that is only accessible via laptops and mobile devices, according to the latest survey of UK current account customers conducted by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Customers aged 25 to 34 are most keen on the idea of a pure digital, branchless bank; 33 percent would consider using one, while the youngest group of bank customers – those aged 18 to 24 – are the least receptive, with only 22 percent saying they would consider it.
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BEIJING , July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Limited ("Changyou" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: CYOU) , a leading online game developer and operator in China , will report its second quarter 2014 unaudited financial results on Monday, July 28, 2014 , before U.S. market hours.
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BEIJING , July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inc. (NASDAQ: SOHU) , China's leading online media, search, gaming, community and mobile service group, will report its second quarter 2014 unaudited financial results on Monday, July 28, 2014 , before U.S. market hours.
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Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL) today announced positive top-line results from coBRIM, the phase 3 pivotal trial evaluating cobimetinib, a specific MEK inhibitor discovered by Exelixis, in combination with vemurafenib in previously untreated patients with unresectable locally advanced or metastatic melanoma harboring the BRAF V600 mutation.
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NASSAU, Bahamas, July 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The major shareholders of Ultrapetrol (Bahamas) Limited (Nasdaq:ULTR) ("Ultrapetrol" or the "Company"), an industrial transportation company serving marine transportation needs in three markets (River Business, Offshore Supply Business and Ocean Business), entered into a share purchase agreement with respect to the sale of shares of Ultrapetrol and of certain affiliates of the major shareholders between such shareholders.
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SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE:GY) company, announced today that its dual AJ26 main engine system once again successfully boosted Orbital Sciences Corporation's (NYSE:ORB) Antares rocket and Cygnus spacecraft on the second operational Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) mission, carrying the Cygnus cargo logistics spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS). Liftoff occurred at 12:52 p.m. EDT from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
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BOSTON , July 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Block & Leviton LLP ( ), a Boston -based law firm representing investors nationwide, has commenced an investigation into possible breaches of fiduciary duty by the Board of Directors of URS Corporation ("URS" or the "Company") (NYSE: URS) concerning the proposed merger of the Company with AECOM Technology Corporation ("ACM") in a cash and stock transaction.
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Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE:ORB), one of the world’s leading space technology companies, today announced it successfully launched its Antares™ medium-class rocket carrying a Cygnus™ cargo logistics spacecraft, beginning the company’s second operational cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS). Cygnus will deliver vital equipment, supplies and scientific experiments to the ISS as part of its $1.9 billion Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract with NASA.
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Whiting Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: WLL) (“Whiting”) and Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp.
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SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- HSN Inc. (HCI) Chief Executive Mindy Grossman has turned down a chance become CEO at J.C. Penney Co Inc. (JCP), The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday, citing unnamed people familiar with the situation.
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