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2014-09-16 20:21:55

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) today announced three key strategic actions that support its transformation: -- the decision by U. S. Steel to not proceed with an expansion at its iron ore pellet operations in Keewatin, Minn.; -- the decision by U. S. Steel to forgo further development and construction of the carbon alloy facilities at Gary Works in Gary, Ind.; and -- the unanimous decision by the...

2014-09-16 16:23:04

OWENSBORO, Ky., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Star Central Corp. (the "Company") announced today that it has filed a Form 15 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and, as a result, immediately suspended its obligations to file with the SEC periodic and current reports under Section 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, relating to the Company's Form S-4 registration statement filed with the SEC in 2006 (the "Registration Statement"). On...

2014-09-16 12:36:07

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intellectual Ventures(TM) (IV) announced today that Vivint(TM), a leading provider of smart home technology, has fortified its intellectual property (IP) strategy by entering into a long-term partnership with IV, becoming a customer of IV's IP for Defense program, and acquiring select patents from IV. Under this agreement, Vivint was granted rights to IV's extensive patent portfolio and obtained more than 20 patents in areas of interest...

2014-09-16 12:29:58

Supporting the Panel's commitment to seek input from public and stakeholders OTTAWA, Sept. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Advisory Panel on Healthcare Innovation, created by Minister Ambrose and chaired by Dr. David Naylor, today launched a Canada-wide consultation on healthcare, with the goal of engaging healthcare leaders, experts and the public in the conversation. The consultation includes an online questionnaire to seek the views of Canadians, as well as a request for written submissions from...

2014-09-16 08:40:25

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 800,000 Americans have officially told the Federal Communications Commission they do not want the Internet regulated by Washington bureaucrats. American Commitment, a national advocacy organization, led an effort to have Americans opposed to new Internet regulations voice their opposition by filing public comments with the FCC. American Commitment plans to collect one million signatures, which will be delivered to the FCC,...

2014-09-16 08:33:08

DALLAS, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) today announced that Halyard Health, Inc., its wholly owned subsidiary, is beginning the process of raising external financing in preparation for the spin-off of Halyard Health at the end of October 2014. The external financing is expected to consist of a senior secured term loan B of approximately $390 million and approximately $250 million of senior unsecured notes. As part of the external financing,...

2014-09-16 08:22:29

BRUSSELS, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the key functions of the European Defence Agency is that of improving European military capabilities. Whilst each government runs its own armed forces, there are many instances where European nations collaborate on deployments - peace keeping, humanitarian and combat missions. In these situations, it is vital that the best and most useful equipment is ready and available where and when it is needed and also that the...

2014-09-16 04:21:58

LONDON, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SafeCharge [http://safecharge.com ] (AIM: SCH), a leader in advanced payment technologies, today announces that its wholly owned operating subsidiary, SafeCharge Limited, has been authorised as an Electronic Money Institution (EMI). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140512/686268 ) The authorisation will allow SafeCharge Limited to issue electronic money in accordance with the European Union E-money directive...

2014-09-16 04:20:50

LONDON, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unique view of $750+ billion of research ensures standardized decision analytics for research funding organizations are a reality ÜberResearch [http://www.uberresearch.com ], a leading software developer for research funding organizations, today launched Dimensions, a cloud based business intelligence application coupled with a global database of funded research projects. It allows funding...

2014-09-16 00:20:40

-- A Leading Event for Sustainable Design, Construction and Built Environment KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hosted by the Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB Malaysia), Ecobuild Southeast Asia 2014 will open its doors from 17 -- 19 September 2014 at Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo - http://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20140915/8521405277-a Photo - http://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20140915/8521405277-b Logo -...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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