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  • NEW YORK---- Recent acquisitions in Europe by funds affiliated with Lone Star and Brookfield Asset Management may portend REIT and REOC privatizations going global, according to Fitch Ratings. A material wave of public-to-private transactions for listed real estate companies could be generated by capital that is plentiful, inexpensive and less discerning...

  • NEW YORK, July 30, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Global Net Lease, Inc., announced today it has signed definitive agreements to acquire 12 net lease properties through five separate transactions for a total purchase price of approximately $88.5 million. Additionally, GNL has expanded its presence at its owned facility in Pleasanton, TX, net leased to National Oilwell Varco,...

  • WARREN, N.J., July 30, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- The Chubb Group of Insurance Companies has created an insurance product to help protect professional services firms, media organizations and technology companies from errors and omissions, media liability and cyber exposures. "As new technologies and growth opportunities prompt companies to expand their product and...

  • WASHINGTON, July 30, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- As the United States and Cuba move toward normal relations for the first time in more than 54 years, a remarkable documentary film profiles a unique collection of people who are pushing the boundaries and "Reinventing Cuba." Correspondent Gerry Hadden- a long time Cuba watcher- takes viewers on a personal journey.

  • FISHERS, Ind., July 30, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Jarden Home Brands, manufacturers of the iconic Ball ® brand canning jar, is proud to announce its collaboration with No Kid Hungry ®, which is ending childhood hunger in this nation by ensuring all children get the healthy food they need, every day. On Saturday, August 1, Jarden Home Brands will launch the Ball Mason Jar...

  • Selected as the first company to appear on the August 4, 2015 premier of CNBC's " West Texas Investors Club," SpeedETab's Co-Founder Adam Garfield will pitch his mobile application that is modernizing the way customers order and pay for food and drinks at their favorite hangouts. "West Texas Investors Club" is an eight-episode, unscripted series set in West Texas...

  • WASHINGTON, July 30, 2015/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Today the National League of Cities and Next Century Cities, in partnership with Google Fiber, announced a new program to celebrate city-led efforts to bridge the digital divide. Winners will be announced November 6 at NLC's Congress of Cities and Exposition in Nashville, Tenn. NLC and NCC will host a free...

  • WASHINGTON, July 30, 2015-- Pharmacy customers of CVS Health Corporation filed a class action lawsuit today in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California alleging that CVS employed a fraudulent scheme to overcharge millions of customers across the country for generic prescription drugs. Attorneys from Hausfeld and Stein...

  • CHICAGO& NEW YORK---- Copper mining companies in Latin America are well positioned within the global cost curve to withstand a period of lower copper prices that are currently around $2.40/ lb, according to Fitch Ratings. Copper prices declined from around $3.10/ lb on average during 2014. The price decline represents a relatively modest copper surplus of around...

  • Helen Hobbs of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, examined newly identified genes and molecules involved in cholesterol metabolism that could lead to new therapies that reduce the risk of heart disease. Marty Makary of Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, author of the New York Times bestseller Unaccountable, discussed how...

  • ATLANTA, July 30, 2015/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- In the United States, one out of every five adults has a disability, according to a new study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The researchers found that the highest percentages of people with disabilities are generally in Southern states, for example Alabama, Mississippi, and Tennessee.

  • PURCHASE, N.Y.---- MBIA Inc. today announced that Keith D. Curry was elected to the Company’ s Board of Directors in accordance with the board’ s power under MBIA Inc.’ s by-laws to fill interim vacancies. “We’ re very pleased to welcome Keith to our board,” said MBIA board member and Compensation and Governance Committee Chair David A. Coulter.“ His long career and extensive...

  • WASHINGTON, July 30, 2015/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2015/Stork-Craft-Recalls-Crib-Mattresses/. Description: This recall involves Stork Craft foam crib and crib/toddler mattresses with model numbers 06710-100 and 06710-200 and a date of manufacture between August 2014 and January 2015. Sold at: Walmart stores...

  • DALLAS, July 30, 2015/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Texas entrepreneur, Sam Wyly, recently received approval from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas to publish his book project, The Immigrant Spirit: How Newcomers Enrich America, through non-profit fundraising in order to educate and inform people about an important part of America's...

  • VANCOUVER, Washington, July 30, 2015/ PRNewswire/--. According to a new market report, "Global Wi-Fi Market by Business, Product, Service, Vertical, Region- Global Forecast to 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, The Wi-Fi Market size is expected to grow from USD 14.8 Billion in 2015 to USD 33.6 Billion by 2020, at an estimated CAGR of 17.8% from 2015 to 2020..

  • "Foes of the Clean Power Plan have admitted they hope to' gum up the works' for the EPA with their barrage of litigation. "EPA has an excellent track record in court, and the Clean Power Plan should be sustained against expected attacks. Tomas Carbonell, EDF's Director of Regulatory Policy, said, " EPA has a long history of creating regulations that are firmly rooted in...

  • NORWALK, Conn., July 30, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- UBM Medica today announced the journal redesign of Contemporary OB/GYN– offering readers a more modern look to complement the journal's widely respected, peer-reviewed content. For more than 40 years, Contemporary OB/GYN has served as a go-to print, digital, and mobile resource for clinicians seeking expert advice on...

  • TOKYO---- NetJapan, Inc., publisher of backup, recovery, and virtualization software solutions, has announced the release of ImageCenter LE, a new management utility that provides local and remote management of ActiveImage Protector and vmGuardian backup image files. ImageCenter software and support are available in Europe, Asia/Pacific and North America.

  • In the face of the overall declines, Morgan Stanley made the largest revenue share gain during the quarter due to strong underwriting and equity capital markets performance. However, JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs and Citi retained their lead as first, second and third largest in terms of share of revenue. "Overall, revenues during the second quarter were bolstered by...

  • FORT COLLINS, Colo.---- In-Situ ® Inc. announced today that their industry-leading iOS™ smartphone technology for water quality monitoring is now available on Android™ operating systems. The new VuSitu™ Mobile App expands the functionality of the popular iSitu ® Mobile App to Android users. iSitu was the industry’ s first smartphone application for...