- Malaysian International Furniture Fair 2015 Opens In Kuala Lumpur
March 02 2015 8:16 PM ET
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Southeast Asia's biggest furniture fair opened Tuesday with 508 international suppliers from 15 countries packing the show floors of the 21st Malaysian International Furniture Fair (MIFF) to kick off the buying season in Asia.
Organised by UBM Malaysia, the annual five-day event at the Putra World Trade Centre and Matrade Exhibition and Convention Centre has drawn 10% new exhibitors and strong pre-registration of first time buyers from all over the world.
- Cure SMA Announces $315,000 Grant to California Institute of Biomedical Research
March 02 2015 8:04 PM ET
ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cure SMA recently announced a new $315,000 drug discovery grant to the California Institute of Biomedical Research (CALIBR). This funding is an extension of a spinal muscular atrophy research partnership that began in 2012, with a $700,000 Cure SMA grant to Dr. Peter G. Schultz and his team for their drug discovery program, "Optimization of Small Molecules that Increase SMN2 Levels for the Treatment of Spinal Muscular Atrophy."
- National Press Club Statement on Update On Legal Representation For Jason Rezaian
March 02 2015 7:35 PM ET
WASHINGTON, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recently the National Press Club received the following statement from the family of Jason Rezaian, The Washington Post Tehran Bureau Chief currently being held in prison in Iran.
STATEMENT FROM FAMILY OF JASON REZAIAN, WASHINGTON POST REPORTER
Update on legal representation for Jason Rezaian and Yeganeh Salehi
March 1, 2015
- Hannon Armstrong to Present at Upcoming UBS Utilities and Natural Gas Conference, Morgan Stanley MLP/Diversified Natural Gas, Utilities & Clean Tech Conference and 27th Annual ROTH Capital Conference
March 02 2015 7:33 PM ET
ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital, Inc. ("Hannon Armstrong" or the "Company") (NYSE: HASI), a leading provider of debt and equity financing to the energy efficiency and renewable energy markets, today announced that management will be attending the upcoming investor conferences:
UBS Utilities and Natural Gas Conference
Date: Wednesday, March 4, 2015
InterContinental Boston – Boston, MA
- EMC zBoost for VMAX Redefines Mainframe Performance Because Microseconds Matter
March 02 2015 7:33 PM ET
HOPKINTON, Mass., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The adage that time is money is more than just a saying. Whether you're using your credit card at rush hour, changing a flight minutes before take-off or buying a stock at the market's opening bell, mere fractions of a second can make a significant financial difference – microseconds can equal millions.
- Milberg LLP Names New Chief Discovery Officer
March 02 2015 7:31 PM ET
NEW YORK, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Milberg LLP is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul H. McVoy to the Firm's newly established position of Chief Discovery Officer. Prior to this appointment, Mr. McVoy served as the Firm's Director of Litigation Support.
- Prime Healthcare Continues Growth with Completed Acquisitions of Dallas Regional Medical Center in Texas and Riverview Regional Medical Center in Alabama
March 02 2015 7:30 PM ET
ONTARIO, Calif., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Healthcare announced today that it has completed its acquisition of two hospitals from subsidiaries of Community Health Systems: Dallas Regional Medical Center in Mesquite, Texas and Riverview Regional Medical Center in Gadsden, Alabama, as well as related outpatient services.
- Robbins Arroyo LLP Is Investigating the Officers and Directors of Genworth Financial, Inc. (GNW) on Behalf of Shareholders
March 02 2015 7:29 PM ET
SAN DIEGO and RICHMOND, Va., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Shareholder rights law firm Robbins Arroyo LLP is investigating whether certain officers and directors of Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE: GNW) breached their fiduciary duties to shareholders. Genworth provides insurance, investment, and financial solutions in the United States and internationally.
- Two Sutter Health Medical Centers Named as '100 Top Hospitals' in Nation
March 02 2015 7:17 PM ET
SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Truven Health Analytics™ today named Sutter Health hospitals—Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento (SMCS) and Sutter Tracy Community Hospital (STCH)—as two of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals.
The Truven Health 100 Top Hospitals® study identifies hospitals and leadership teams that provide the highest level of value to their communities, based on a national balanced scorecard. Truven, a leading provider of data-driven analytics and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare, has conducted this study annually since 1993.
- Almost 30 Countries Suffer from Weaker Health Systems Than Ebola-Hit West Africa, Putting Millions at Risk - Save the Children
March 02 2015 7:01 PM ET
FAIRFIELD, Conn., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Health systems throughout the developing world need to be strengthened to prevent another Ebola-style outbreak, or worse, warns Save the Children in its new report "A Wake Up Call: Lessons from Ebola for the World's Health Systems."
The report ranks the world's poorest countries on the state of their public health systems, finding that 28 have weaker defenses in place than Sierra Leone, where, alongside Liberia and Guinea, the current Ebola crisis has already claimed more than 9,500 lives.
- Ryan & Maniskas, LLP Announces Investigation of Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc.
March 02 2015 7:00 PM ET
WAYNE, Pa., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan & Maniskas, LLP has commenced an investigation into potential securities law violations by certain officers of Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. ("Lumber Liquidators" or the "Company") (NYSE: LL).
- Highly Regarded Tax Practitioner Edgar Klee Joins Haynes and Boone, SC in Mexico City
March 02 2015 7:00 PM ET
MEXICO CITY, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Haynes and Boone, SC is proud to announce the arrival of noted tax lawyer Edgar Klee as a new partner in the firm's Mexico City office.
Klee focuses on offering sophisticated corporate tax advice on international taxation, tax counseling for individuals, legal structuring for acquisition of high value assets (vessels/platforms related to the oil and gas industry), customs and foreign trade, and general tax litigation.
- U.S. Conference Of Mayors President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and USCM CEO & Executive Director Tom Cochran Issue Joint Statement On Death Of Former Salt Lake City Mayor Deedee Corradini
March 02 2015 6:56 PM ET
WASHINGTON, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Conference of Mayors today issued the following statement on the death of former Salt Lake City (UT) Mayor Deedee Corradini:
"It is with great sadness that we learned the news of the passing of Deedee Corradini, who served as the 32nd Mayor of Salt Lake City from 1992 to 2000.
- SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces Investigation of The Board of Directors of Square 1 Financial, Inc . -SQBK
March 02 2015 6:53 PM ET
BALA CYNWYD, Pa., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Law office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Square 1 Financial, Inc. ("Square 1" or "the Company") (Nasdaq-SQBK-News) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of state law in connection with the sale of the Company to PacWest Bancorp. ("PacWest").
- Silver Wheaton Acquires Additional Gold Stream From Vale's Salobo Mine
March 02 2015 6:52 PM ET
VANCOUVER, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
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- Federal Judge Denies Stay Request In Gun Transfer Case
March 02 2015 6:30 PM ET
BELLEVUE, Wash., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A federal court in Texas has denied a government motion for a 60-day stay in a case involving interstate handgun transfers in which the judge applied strict scrutiny to determine whether a ban on such transfers meets constitutional muster.
- Mass Demonstration to Declare: Netanyahu Doesn't Speak on Behalf of World Jewry
March 02 2015 6:22 PM ET
NEW YORK, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coinciding with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to the US and speech before Congress, pretending to be an "emissary of… the entire Jewish people," the Central Rabbinical Congress of the USA and Canada scheduled a Mass Demonstration to declare that this is incorrect: Netanyahu doesn't speak on behalf of world Jewry.
- Cal/OSHA Announces Safety Awareness Campaign for Roofers
March 02 2015 6:14 PM ET
OAKLAND, Calif., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cal/OSHA today launched a safety awareness campaign for roofers, where the workplace incidence of serious injuries and fatalities is higher compared to other industries.
"Roofing operations are inherently risky and worker safety is paramount. Employers must have strong safety programs in place that include appropriate equipment and training to prevent injuries on the job," said Christine Baker, Director of the Department of Industrial Relations, which oversees Cal/OSHA.
- Consumer Watchdog Urges Tough State Oversight of Gas Supply as California Drivers Face a One Buck a Month Price Spike
March 02 2015 6:10 PM ET
SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog said today that prices per regular gallon of gas in California were up an unprecedented 96 cents in the last month, nearly triple the 38-cent increase per gallon nationwide.
"This is all pure profit for the oil companies," said Consumer Advocate Liza Tucker. "The Senate has called hearings into this, and it is high time that the CEOs of these companies be subpoenaed to answer for this type of price gouging."
- Got Nutrition?
March 02 2015 6:09 PM ET
SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 80% of the United States' population fails to meet the daily recommended intake for dairy products, according to the Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). In fact, an age-related decline in dairy intake appears to begin in adolescence with almost 90% of adolescent girls and 70% of adolescent boys missing out on the recommended three cups of milk per day requirement.