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2014-07-16 12:28:14

NEW YORK, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alzheimer's disease affects approximately 5.2 million people in the United States alone, and it is the nation's sixth leading cause of death. A cure for this insidious killer has so far proven elusive, but that could soon change as a result of a breakthrough at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology that sheds light on a key mechanism in the accumulation of protein plaques in the tissue of Alzheimer's disease patients. The...

2014-07-16 08:20:43

Conference Call Scheduled at 9am ET AZOUR, Israel, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (NASDAQ: ITRN , TASE: ITRN), announced that it will be releasing its second quarter 2014 results on Monday, August 11, 2014. The Company will also be hosting a conference that day at 9am Eastern Time. On the call, management will review and discuss the results, and will be available to answer investor questions. To participate, call one of the...

2014-05-15 08:21:37

AZOUR, Israel, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (NASDAQ: ITRN) announced that the Board of Directors approved the distribution of a cash dividend in the amount of NIS 0.66 per share or $0.19 per share, totaling approximately NIS 13.8 million or US$4.0 million. The dividend will be paid to shareholders of record as of June 18, 2014. The Company will pay the dividend out on July 3, 2014. In its decision to approve the distribution of the cash...

2014-05-05 08:25:12

Distinguished speakers include Izhar Shay, Zohar Levkovitz and Yaacov Ben-Yaacov with an audience of over 170 entrepreneurs TEL AVIV, Israel, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- YourStartApp (http://www.yourstartapp.com), a consulting company that aims to cultivate entrepreneurism to advance the Israeli high-tech industry, and LogoUI (http://logoui.co.il) today held "Between Valleys" at Google's Tel Aviv campus featuring a panel of serial entrepreneurs and Angel investors as part of...

2014-04-30 08:21:34

AZOUR, Israel, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (NASDAQ: ITRN)(the "Company") announces today that at its extraordinary general meeting of shareholders, held earlier today (the "Meeting"), the Company's shareholders elected Mr. Gidon Kotler as an external director of the Company for a three-year term. This resolution was approved, as required under Israeli law, by the affirmative vote of the holders of a majority of the voting power...

2014-04-30 04:20:37

Conference Call Scheduled at 9am ET AZOUR, Israel, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (NASDAQ: ITRN) (TASE: ITRN), announced that it will be releasing its first quarter 2014 results on Thursday, May 15, 2014. The Company will also be hosting a conference that day at 9am Eastern Time. On the call, management will review and discuss the results, and will be available to answer investor questions. To participate, call one of the following...

2014-04-24 16:29:32

- John R. Miller Retires - EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambrex Corporation (NYSE: CBM, "Cambrex") announced today that the Board of Directors has elected Shlomo Yanai as its new Non-Executive Chairman of the Board effective immediately following the retirement of John R. Miller. Mr. Miller has served as Non-Executive Chairman since 2008 and has been a member of the Cambrex Board of Directors since 1998. His retirement is effective April 24, 2014. "I would...

2014-02-19 08:20:23

AZOUR, Israel, February 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (NASDAQ: ITRN) announced that the Board of Directors approved the distribution of a cash dividend in the amount of NIS 1.30 per share or $0.38 per share, totaling approximately NIS 27.3 million or US$8.0 million. The dividend will be paid to shareholders of record as of March 26, 2014. The Company will pay the dividend out on April 10, 2014. In its decision to approve the distribution of...

2014-02-11 08:20:34

AZOUR, Israel, February 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (NASDAQ: ITRN)(the "Company") announces today that, due to the untimely passing of Dr. Orna Ophir (see our immediate report in this regard, dated January 13, 2014), the Nasdaq Stock Market has notified the Company that it is not in compliance with Nasdaq's audit committee requirements, which mandate an audit committee of three board members (as set forth in Listing Rule5605(c)(2)); and that,...

2014-01-30 08:20:50

Conference Call Scheduled at 9am ET AZOUR, Israel, January 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ituran Location and Control Ltd. (NASDAQ: ITRN , TASE: ITRN), announced that it will be releasing its fourth quarter 2013 results on Wednesday, February 19, 2014. The Company will also be hosting a conference that day at 9am Eastern Time. On the call, management will review and discuss the results, and will be available to answer investor questions. To participate, call one of the...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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