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Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c.
Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. Purchase of Own Shares
DUBLIN, Ireland, May 26, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. ("AIB") (NYSE:AIB) announces that on 23 May 2003, it purchased 350,000 of its ordinary shares, at an average price of Euro13.45571, to be held as treasury shares.
Chitwood & Harley
Chitwood & Harley LLP Files Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Regeneron Pharmaceuticals on Behalf of Purchasers of Securities Between March 28, 2000 and March 30, 2003 -- REGN
ATLANTA, May 23, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Chitwood & Harley, LLP announces that it has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, on behalf of all purchasers of the publically traded securities of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Regeneron" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:REGN) between March 28, 2000 and March 30, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period"). The suit is brought against Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, and certain of its officers and directors. A copy of the complaint is available on our website, www.classlaw.com by clicking on Regeneron, or will be emailed upon request. If you have questions concerning this matter or your rights, please call us or email Jennifer Morris at email@example.com.
To The Point, Inc.
ToThePoint Analysis on the State of Al Qaeda
BETHESDA, Md., May 23, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- "Recent actions by Al Qaeda terrorists are evidence that they are becoming increasingly confused and desperate," says Dr. Jack Wheeler, editor of ToThePointNews.com, an online geopolitical intelligence service.
Pomerantz Grossman Hufford Dahlstrom & Gross LLP
The Pomerantz Firm Charges eUniverse With Securities Fraud -- EUNI
NEW YORK, May 23, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pomerantz Haudek Block Grossman & Gross LLP (www.pomerantzlaw.com) has filed a class action in the United States District Court for the Central District of California, case number 03-3573, against eUniverse, Inc. ("eUniverse" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:EUNI) and two of the Company's top officers on behalf of investors who purchased the common stock of eUniverse during the period between July 31, 2002 and May 5, 2003, inclusive (the AClass Period@).
Crew Gold Corporation
Metorex Ltd. Reports Financial Results for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2003
VANCOUVER, Canada, May 23, 2003, Crew Development Corporation ("Crew") (TSE:CRU) (OSE:CRU) (Frankfurt:KNC) (Other OTC:CRWVF): South African mining company Metorex Ltd., where Crew Development Corporation is a 21% shareholder, incurred a loss of ZAR 11.3 million (CAD 2 million) for the quarter ended March 31, 2003. This performance was driven by a 24% decrease in gross revenue to ZAR 172 million from the previous quarter. The acquisition of ETC will significantly increase the Metorex' turnover in the future. Metorex' ZAR denominated commodity prices declined from the previous quarter, mainly as a result of the strengthening of the ZAR/USD exchange rate by 13% to an average of 8.38 for the quarter from 9.67 the previous quarter.
Crew Gold Corporation
Crew Development Corporation: Acquisition of ETC Gold Mines Approved
VANCOUVER, Canada, May 23, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Crew Development Corporation ("Crew") (TSE:CRU) (OSE:CRU) (Frankfurt:KNC) (OTC BB:CRWVF): Crew Development Corp. (Crew) is pleased to announce that the purchase of ETC by the consortium of Crew, Metorex and MCI is concluded by the approval by the Metorex Extraordinary General Meeting held on May 21st 2003. Crew holds a 20% equity stake in ETC (to be renamed Barberton Mines Ltd.), where Metorex will act as operator for the consortium and take over operations on June 15th 2003. The ZAR 255 million acquisition is funded in part by a ZAR 105 million syndicated bank loan, and the remaining ZAR 150 million is funded through preference shares where Crew's participation is ZAR 30 million.
Telkonet Updates Significant Progress on SmallCapVoice Interview
SAN DIEGO, May 23, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Telkonet, Inc. (OTCBB:TLKO), The Leader in Commercial Powerline Communications, announced today that Ronald W. Pickett, President of Telkonet, has been recently featured in an interview by SmallCapVoice.com to update significant progress since the initial interview dated March 6, 2003. The interview covers all of the latest news for Telkonet, Inc., and features the updated information in regards to the recently announced strategic alliance agreement with Choice Hotels International (NYSE:CHH). The updated Web cast is online at http://126.96.36.199/tlko/tlko_5_21_03.html. (Both of Telkonet's Webcast can be found at http://188.8.131.52/tlko/tlko.html).