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Time Warner Confirms That It Rejected Foxs June Takeover

Time Warner Confirms That It Rejected Fox’s June Takeover Attempt

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Time Warner rejected an $80 billion takeover attempt by 21st Century Fox in June, but rumors persist that the Rupert Murdoch-owned conglomerate could return with a higher offer, various...

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2014-07-22 20:23:45

Quebec based start-up Belkado.com launched its bilingual gift website to Canadian and US based customers just last month MONTREAL, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The sleek and hip site is looking to fill a gap in the gift market by catering to a growing niche of consumers who typically have it all already and who tend to look for stylish specialty products to go with their unique life styles. Cool products include a wake-up light that wakes you up naturally and in a good mood,...

2014-07-22 20:22:05

Half of Americans agree that digital drives how they make food-related decisions KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Is technology our new dining and cooking companion? According to a new white paper by Sullivan Higdon & Sink (SHS) FoodThink titled, "Feeding a Digital World," one-third of Americans reported that technology is changing their eating habits. Key insights from the white paper, detailed in this infographic, outline how digital is influencing consumers' decisions...

2014-07-22 16:25:20

PITTSBURGH, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GNC Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: "GNC"), a leading global specialty retailer of health and wellness products, has scheduled a conference call and webcast to report its second quarter 2014 financial results on Tuesday, July 29 at 9:00 am Eastern Time. During the call, discussions may include material developments that occur subsequent to the distribution of this press release but before the scheduled earnings call....

2014-07-22 16:22:15

HOUSTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 18 cents per common share payable on August 18, 2014 to the shareholders of record at the close of business on August 4, 2014. Noble Energy is a leading independent energy company engaged in worldwide oil and gas exploration and production. The Company has core operations onshore in the U.S., primarily in the DJ Basin and...

2014-07-22 16:22:13

Billionaire Icahn Still Prefers Fines to Medical Coverage for Locked-Out Steelworkers CANTON, Ohio, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that despite recent management changes at PSC Metals, a subsidiary of billionaire investor Carl Icahn's Icahn Enterprises (NASDAQ: IEP), the company still refuses to negotiate in good faith with the union or comply with the employer mandate provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)....

2014-07-22 12:30:50

QVC and Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Promote National Awareness During the "QVC Presents Super Saturday LIVE" Broadcast WEST CHESTER, Pa., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shop for a cure with designer bargains galore. QVC and Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF) are joining forces once again for "QVC Presents Super Saturday LIVE," an annual "designer charity sale" scheduled to be broadcast live from the Hamptons on Saturday, July 26 at 2 PM (ET). During the two-hour shopping...

2014-07-22 12:26:08

NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ketchum, one of the world leaders in communications and public relations, today appointed Diana Garza Ciarlante as director of its growing Atlanta office. Ciarlante assumes the role immediately and will report into Hilary Hanson McKean, partner and managing director, Global Practices, and managing director of the Atlanta, Dallas and Toronto offices. As head of the Atlanta office - well-known for its award-winning expertise in consumer...

2014-07-22 12:24:02

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of American Electric Power Co. (NYSE: AEP) today declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of 50 cents a share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable Sept. 10, 2014, to shareholders of record as of Aug. 8, 2014, and is the company's 417th consecutive quarterly common stock cash dividend. AEP has paid a cash dividend on its common stock every quarter since July 1910. American Electric Power is one...

2014-07-22 12:24:00

ST. LOUIS, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alabama Public Service Commission (APSC) today unanimously voted to approve the acquisition of Alabama Gas Corporation (Alagasco) by The Laclede Group, Inc. (NYSE: LG), from Energen Corporation (NYSE: EGN). Laclede and Energen jointly filed a request for approval with the APSC on April 14. The APSC held a public hearing on the matter which concluded on July 1. "We look forward to serving Alagasco customers by continuing to provide them...

2014-07-22 12:23:57

DUBLIN, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Forging Industry 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Forging is a process in which metals are shaped into desired designs by applying compressive forces. This technique is very robust amid several metal shaping techniques because of the strength acquired by the metal during forging. Some metals are processed hot while others are processed...


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2014-02-25 08:47:20

Cartercar is a vehicle manufacturer, founded by Byron J. Carter in 1905, Jackson, Michigan. The company moved to Detroit in 1906, then to Pontiac, Michigan from 1907 to 1915. Originally, Carter started his own company named the Motorcar Company in 1905 after leaving the Jackson Automobile Company. At the end of the year, he moved to Detroit due to financing. The company was renamed the Cartercar Company in 1907 when it relocated to Pontiac, Michigan and merged with the Pontiac High...

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2010-10-11 19:48:16

The slinky consists of a helical spring that stretches and can bounce up and down. The spring can travel down stairs as it stretches and re-forms itself with the aid of gravity and momentum. Invented by Richard James in 1940's the slinky was demonstrated at Gimbels department store in 1945. The store sold its entire inventory of 400 units in ninety minutes. James Industries was formed to manufacture the slinky. It was until 1998 that the James family cashed in by selling the company to...

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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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