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Randgold Resources: Randgold seeks to extend Tongon’s life

JERSEY, CHANNEL ISLANDS–(Marketwired – Apr 23, 2017) – Randgold Resources (LSE: RRS) (NASDAQ: GOLD) RANDGOLD RESOURCES LIMITED Incorporated in Jersey, Channel Islands Reg. No. 62686 LSE Trading Symbol: RRS NASDAQ Trading Symbol: GOLD RANDGOLD SEEKS TO EXTEND TONGON’S LIFE WHILE BUILDING IVORIAN PORTFOLIO Tongon, Côte d’Ivoire, 23 April 2017 - A continuing review of its Nielle permit, …

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WesternZagros Announces Deferral of Draw Date on Debt Facility

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – April 23, 2017) – NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES WesternZagros Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:WZR) (“WesternZagros” or the “Company”) announces that the Company has entered into a letter agreement (the “Amending Agreement”) with its major shareholder, Crest Energy International, LLC (“Crest”), to further extend the …

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PCCW Global Delivers Immersive 360-Degree, VR Sports Experience With Harmonic

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, today announced that its Electra™ VS video system was used by PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service provider, to deliver immersive 360-degree, virtual reality (VR) experiences live during the 2017 …

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CORRECTION – Siniora Food Industries: Siniora Food Industries Company’s General Assembly Ratifies Dividend Distribution of 28.22% of Paid-Up Capital; 6% as Cash Dividends Amounting to JOD1,080,000 and 22.22% as Four Million Bonus Shares

Siniora Food Industries Company held its general assembly on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, in Amman, Jordan. The general assembly, which was chaired by Siniora Chairman Tarek Aggad, ratified dividend distribution of 28.22% of the company’s paid-up capital; 6% as cash dividends amounting to JOD1,080,000, and 22.22% as four million bonus shares, thus increasing Siniora’s paid-up …

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Slate Retail REIT Announces the Purchase of Eustis Village in Florida

TORONTO, ON–(Marketwired – April 22, 2017) – Slate Retail REIT (TSX: SRT.U) (TSX: SRT.UN) (the “REIT”), an owner and operator of U.S. grocery-anchored real estate, announced today that it has entered into a binding agreement to acquire Eustis Village (the “Property”) for U.S. $23 million ($147 per square foot). The Property is 97% occupied, is …

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/R E P E A T — Media Alert/Photo-Op: Runners Taking over Parc Jean Drapeau for Banque Scotia 21K de Montréal Running Festival/

Participants expected to raise $1 million in fundraising for the Scotiabank Charity Challenge MONTREAL, QC, April 20, 2017 /CNW/ – Spring temperatures are upon us and the sunny weather expected over the weekend will shine over thousands of runners set to take part in the Banque Scotia 21K de Montréal Running Festival. The running event, spanning …

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ForexMart Announces Contract Extension with Las Palmas Football Club

LIMASSOL, Cyprus, April 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — ForexMart company is pleased to announce the contract extension with “Las Palmas”. As the official sponsor of this football team, ForexMart is doing its utmost to make this business interaction more useful and interesting, not only for partners, but also for clients. So, ForexMart and “Las Palmas” launched …

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AFSI INVESTOR ALERT: Lundin Law PC Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. and Reminds Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm

LOS ANGELES, April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Lundin Law PC , a shareholder rights firm, announces a class action lawsuit against AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (“AmTrust” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: AFSI) concerning possible violations of federal securities laws between May 10, 2016 and February 24, 2017 inclusive (the “Class Period”). Investors who purchased or otherwise acquired …

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Taku Increases Financing to $1,000,000

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – April 21, 2017) – Taku Gold Corp. (CSE:TAK)(CSE:TAK.CN) (“Taku” or the “Company”) announces its intention to undertake a non- brokered private placement to raise $1,000,000 through the distribution of 10,000,000 units (“Units”) at $0.10 per Unit. Each Unit will consist of one common share and one common share purchase warrant; each …

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CELADON SHAREHOLDER ALERT BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: KAHN SWICK & FOTI, LLC REMINDS INVESTORS WITH LOSSES IN EXCESS OF $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against Celadon Group Inc. – (CGI)

NEW ORLEANS, LA–(Marketwired – April 21, 2017) – Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”) and KSF partner, the former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors that they have until June 19, 2017 to file lead plaintiff applications in a securities class action lawsuit against Celadon Group Inc. (NYSE: CGI), if they …

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World Masters Games 2017 Kicks Off in Auckland, New Zealand

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, April 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The largest multiple-sport event in the world has officially kicked off in Auckland with an unforgettable light show during the World Masters Games 2017 (WMG2017) Opening Ceremony at Eden Park last night. For the full multimedia release, click here: http://www.prnasia.com/mnr/wmg2017.shtml         Auckland pulled out …

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Parkland Announces $500 Million Senior Note Offering

Offering proceeds will be used to fund a portion of Parkland’s purchase of all of the shares of Chevron Canada R&M ULC (All financial figures are approximate and in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted) NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES CALGARY, Alberta–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Parkland Fuel Corporation (“Parkland”) (TSX:PKI), …

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Block & Leviton LLP Announces The Filing Of A Class Action Against Ocwen Financial Corporation (OCN) And Encourages Shareholders To Contact The Firm

BOSTON, April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Block & Leviton LLP (www.blockesq.com), a national securities litigation firm representing investors nationwide announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Ocwen Financial Corporation (“Ocwen” or the “Company”) (NYSE: OCN) and certain of its officers and directors alleging violations of the federal securities laws, and encourages shareholders …

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Niskayuna Celebrates Earth Day with Ceremony Highlighting Infrastructure Improvements at Wastewater Treatment Plant

NISKAYUNA, NY–(Marketwired – April 21, 2017) – Niskayuna Town Supervisor Joe Landry was joined by state, county and town officials, and representatives from Energy Systems Group (ESG) and their design and construction team to commemorate upgrades underway at the Niskayuna Wastewater Treatment Plant. The new systems will improve treatment during storms and wet weather, ensuring …

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