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2014-09-08 12:29:59

Commission Alleges That AbbVie Inc. and Besins Healthcare Inc. Filed Sham Lawsuits; AbbVie and Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. Entered Anticompetitive Agreement to Delay Generic Entry WASHINGTON, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In its latest action to ensure competition in the nation's healthcare markets, the Federal Trade Commission has filed a complaint in federal district court charging several major pharmaceutical companies with illegally blocking American consumers' access to...

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2014-09-05 07:39:09

John Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google has agreed to refund 19 million dollars’ worth of in-app purchases made by children without their parents’ knowledge. The refunds will settle a Federal Trade Commission (FTC) complaint similar to those against Apple and Amazon earlier this year. Google has offered in-app purchases to Android users since 2011, but are deemed not to have been vigilant enough in ensuring that children could not make purchases on their...

2014-09-04 12:28:05

FTC Order Requires Google to Change its Mobile App Billing Practices to Ensure Consumers' Consent is Obtained Before Charges Levied WASHINGTON, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Google Inc. has agreed to settle a Federal Trade Commission complaint alleging that it unfairly billed consumers for millions of dollars in unauthorized charges incurred by children using mobile apps downloaded from the Google Play app store for use on Android mobile devices. Under the terms of the...

2014-09-04 12:22:43

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- West Virginia educators are reminded to apply for FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) education grants for the 2014-2015 school year by September 19, 2014. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Classroom Grants of up to $500 will be awarded for creative, individual classroom projects for grades prekindergarten through 12. The grants are available to educators and youth group leaders located in communities served by...

2014-09-04 12:22:42

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania educators are reminded to apply for FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) education grants for the 2014-2015 school year by September 19, 2014. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Classroom Grants of up to $500 will be awarded for creative, individual classroom projects for grades prekindergarten through 12. The grants are available to educators and youth group leaders located in communities served by FirstEnergy's...

2014-09-04 12:22:40

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio educators are reminded to apply for FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) education grants for the 2014-2015 school year by September 19, 2014. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Classroom Grants of up to $500 will be awarded for creative, individual classroom projects for grades prekindergarten through 12. The grants are available to educators and youth group leaders located in communities served by FirstEnergy's 10...

2014-09-04 12:22:39

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Jersey educators are reminded to apply for FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) education grants for the 2014-2015 school year by September 19, 2014. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Classroom Grants of up to $500 will be awarded for creative, individual classroom projects for grades prekindergarten through 12. The grants are available to educators and youth group leaders located in communities served by FirstEnergy's...

2014-09-04 12:22:38

AKRON, Ohio, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Maryland educators are reminded to apply for FirstEnergy Corp.'s (NYSE: FE) education grants for the 2014-2015 school year by September 19, 2014. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Classroom Grants of up to $500 will be awarded for creative, individual classroom projects for grades prekindergarten through 12. The grants are available to educators and youth group leaders located in communities served by FirstEnergy's 10...

2014-09-03 12:23:04

READING, Pa., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Power Company (Penn Power) is offering low-income customers an opportunity to make their homes efficient and save money on their electric bills by enrolling in the WARM energy conservation program. The WARM program is available to both homeowners and renters and includes an in-home energy evaluation, a specialized energy savings plan, and energy-saving items installed in a customer's home. In addition, depending on their electrical...

2014-09-02 16:22:18

CALGARY, Sept. 2, 2014 /CNW/ - FirstEnergy Capital ("FirstEnergy") announces today that the company has concluded its partnership with Societe Generale under which the two companies jointly marketed energy focused financial services in Canada since November 2005. "Societe Generale has been a valued partner for the past nine years and it has been a pleasure working with them." said John Chambers, Chief Executive Officer of FirstEnergy. "As a global banking partner, Societe Generale...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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