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Kirby McInerney LLP
Kirby McInerney & Squire LLP Commences Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of AOL Time Warner Investors -- AOL
NEW YORK, July 31, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Please take notice that the law firm of Kirby McInerney & Squire, LLP has commenced a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of all persons: (i) who purchased, converted, exchanged or otherwise acquired the common stock of America Online, Inc. ("AOL") between July 19, 1999 and January 10, 2001; or (ii) all persons who purchased, converted, exchanged or otherwise acquired the common stock of AOL Time Warner (NYSE:AOL) between January 11, 2001 and July 17, 2002. The action seeks to recover losses suffered by such investors.
Gastar Exploration Ltd.
Gastar Exploration Ltd. Announces a Normal Course Issuer Bid
MT. PLEASANT, Mich., July 31, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Gastar Exploration Ltd. (the "Corporation") (TSE:YGA) announces that on July 31, 2002 it will commence a normal course issuer bid (the "Bid"). The Corporation intends to acquire up to 4,913,163 (approximately 5%) of its issued and outstanding common shares, being the maximum number of shares it is permitted to acquire pursuant to a normal course issued bid under applicable securities legislation. The Corporation currently has 98,263,261 common shares issued and outstanding. The Bid will expire on the earlier of July 30, 2003 or the date upon which the Corporation acquires the maximum number of common shares subject to the Bid.
Wolf Popper LLP
Wolf Popper LLP Updates Securities Fraud Class Action Against Omnicom Group Inc. -- OMC
NEW YORK, JULY 31, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- On June 13, 2002, Wolf Popper LLP filed a securities fraud class action complaint against Omnicom Group Inc. ("Omnicom") (NYSE:OMC) and certain of its senior officers on behalf of all persons who purchased Omnicom common stock on the open market during the period April 25, 2000 through June 11, 2002, inclusive (the "Class Period"). Events subsequent to the filing of that complaint have significantly substantiated the complaint's initial allegations.
Medical Solutions plc: Trading Update and Notification of Interim Results
LEEDS, U. K., July 31, 2002 (PRIMEZONE) -- Medical Solutions plc, the specialist healthcare company, will be announcing interim results for the 6 months to June 30, 2002 on Thursday, September 12, 2002. There will be a presentation to analysts at 10:30 a.m. on that day at College Hill, 5th Floor, 78 Cannon Street, London EC4N 6HH.