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AT&T DIRECTV to Launch First 4K High Dynamic Range (HDR) Live Broadcasts in U.S. With Full Slate of Sports, Music and Events

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 14, 2017 -- Imagine the reflection of freshly groomed ice as your favorite hockey players skate out for the first time. Now imagine the bright lights of the basketball arena as they light up the court like a Broadway stage. And think of the glistening sweat of your favorite musician as they perform in front of thousands of fans… Imagination becomes reality from the comfort of your couch as AT&T* DIRECTV becomes the first U.S. pay-TV provider to broadcast LIVE...

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LongFin Corp. (Nasdaq: LFIN) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, Dec. 14, 2017 --What: LongFin Corp. (Nasdaq:LFIN), a leading global FinTech company, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of its recent IPO on December 13, 2017.In honor of the occasion, Venkat Meenavalli, Chairman & CEO will ring the closing bell. Where:Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast StudioWhen:Friday, December 15, 2017 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET LongFin Corp. Contact:Dragon Gate Investment Partners...

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CSX Corporation Announces Date for Fourth-Quarter Earnings Release and Earnings Call

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec. 14, 2017 -- CSX Corporation (Nasdaq:CSX) will release fourth-quarter financial and operating results after the market close on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. This will be followed by a conference call and live webcast hosted by the company’s management team at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time.Those interested in participating via teleconference may dial 1-888-327-6279 (1-888-EARN-CSX) and ask for the CSX earnings call. Callers outside the U.S. dial 1-773-756-0199. Participants should...

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Curio Collection by Hilton Debuts in Riviera Maya

PLAYA DEL CARMEN, Mexico & MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Experience both the colors and culture of Playa Del Carmen while enjoying exceptional service and innovative gastronomy at The Fives Downtown Hotel & Residences, Curio Collection by Hilton. Marking the first Curio Collection property in the country and Hilton’s first hotel in Playa del Carmen, the boutique hotel features 93 contemporary guest rooms, a rooftop infinity pool overlooking the Caribbean Sea and four dining outlets, including...

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Scott+Scott, Attorneys at Law, LLP Alerts Investors to the Filing of a Securities Class Action Against Qudian, Inc. (QD)

NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2017 -- Scott+Scott, Attorneys at Law, LLP ("Scott+Scott"), a national securities and consumer rights litigation firm, is notifying investors that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Qudian, Inc. (NYSE: QD) ("Qudian" or the "Company") and other defendants, related to alleged violations of federal securities laws.  If you purchased Qudian American Depository Shares ("ADS") in or traceable to the Company's initial public offering ("IPO"), held on or about...

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Franklin Templeton Expands Multi-Asset Solutions Business with Senior Hires

SAN MATEO, Calif., Dec. 14, 2017 -- Franklin Templeton Investments today announced the appointment of two senior hires to its Franklin Templeton Multi-Asset Solutions group. Gene Podkaminer will join as head of multi-asset research strategies and, as announced earlier this month, Wylie Tollette will rejoin Franklin Templeton as head of client investment solutions. Both will step into newly created roles that report to Ed Perks, EVP/CIO, Franklin Templeton Multi-Asset Solutions. Podkaminer and Tollette...

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Stabilisation measures taken and end of stabilisation period

Company announcementNo. 16/2017NOT FOR RELEASE OR DISTRIBUTION OR PUBLICATION IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA, CANADA OR JAPANThis announcement does not constitute an offering circular and nothing herein contains an offering of securities.Stabilisation measures taken and end of stabilisation periodWith reference to the company announcement no. 7/2017 dated November 16, 2017 regarding the beginning of the stabilisation period following the initial...

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El Pollo Loco Announces the Grand Opening of New Restaurant in Sacramento, CA

COSTA MESA, Calif., Dec. 14, 2017 -- El Pollo Loco (LOCO), the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken chain, opened its newest restaurant in Sacramento, CA today. The new El Pollo Loco, located at 8244 Delta Shores Circle, is the eighth restaurant to open in Sacramento."We are excited to continue expanding in the Sacramento area and offer another conveniently located destination for individuals and families to enjoy our handcrafted dishes,” said Steve Sather, Chief Executive Officer at El Pollo...

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EDF Renewable Energy and Kimberly-Clark Announce Commercial Operation at Rock Falls Wind Project

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) announced today that the 154 megawatt (MW) Rock Falls Wind Project (Project) has begun commercial operation. Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) signed an agreement earlier this year with EDF RE for 120 MW of generation which marks Kimberly-Clark’s first utility scale use of renewable energy. Rock Falls Wind Project, located in Kay and Grant Counties in northern Oklahoma, consists of wind turbines and various components manufactured...

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Hollywood Star Walton Goggins Partners with Top Tech CEOs to Launch Villiger to Make Parenting Easier in the Digital Age

    LOS ANGELES, CA, December 14, 2017 -- Celebrity dad Walton Goggins has flown over 200,000 miles in the last year filming scenes for Marvel's upcoming Ant-Man and The Wasp as well as the new Tomb Raider movie, both due in 2018. The challenge to find trusted, reliable support for his six-year-old son was nearly impossible. He found himself constantly texting and calling friends to get recommendations on sitters, tutors, and music teachers, as he figured everyone else must...

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Alaska Airlines and Sabre renew distribution and technology partnership

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Dec. 14, 2017 -- Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), the leading technology provider to the global travel industry, has renewed its distribution agreement with Alaska Airlines to continue providing full content through the Sabre Travel Network global distribution system (GDS). This five-year deal also includes the expansion and integration of Sabre's leading technology portfolio at the airline, extending Alaska's passenger services system – SabreSonic Customer Sales...

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S&P Global Reveals New Integrated Operating Model to Power the Markets of the Future

NEW YORK, Dec. 14, 2017 -- Seeing a global economy full of opportunity, S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI) announced today that it will launch a new, integrated operating model effective January 1, 2018. This innovative approach will result in a stronger, customer-oriented firm designed to deliver and execute with agility, authority and accountability in a way that is aligned with the new strategy. "The changes announced today will further differentiate us in the global marketplace and empower...

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Besi Shares To Be Included in STOXX Europe 600 Index

DUIVEN, the Netherlands, Dec. 14, 2017 -- BE Semiconductor Industries N.V. (the “Company" or "Besi") (Euronext Amsterdam:BESI) (OTC markets:BESIY) (Nasdaq International Designation), a leading manufacturer of assembly equipment for the semiconductor industry, today announced that it will be included in the STOXX Europe 600 Index effective at the start of trading on December 18, 2017. STOXX Ltd. announced this change following its annual review, based on Besi’s free-float adjusted market capitalization...

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Liberty Tax Poll Shows That Many Mistakenly Believe That Tax Reform Will Affect Their 2017 Taxes

Virginia Beach, Va., Dec. 14, 2017 -- Liberty Tax, Inc. (NASDAQ:TAX)Tax reform would not take effect until 2018, if bills being reconciled by the House and Senate become law. But, in a Liberty Tax poll of more than 1,000 people, about 78 percent said they are at least slightly concerned about how tax reform will affect their 2017 taxes, which are due to be filed by April 17, 2018. Nearly 50 percent think tax reform will increase their 2017 taxes or decrease their tax refund.“These survey results...

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