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TelePlus Enterprises, Inc.
TelePlus Reports 52 Percent Increase in Handset Sales for the Month of April
MONTREAL, May 5, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- TelePlus Enterprises, Inc. (OTCBB:TLPE) (http://www.teleplus.ca), a vertically integrated provider of wireless and landline communications products and services across North America today announced that its subsidiary TelePlus Retail Services, Inc. ("TelePlus Retail") reported an increase of 52% in wireless handset sales for the month of April this year compared to the same month a year ago. Total number of wireless handset sales for April reached 2,848 compared to 1,877 handsets for the same period last year.
Antisoma Reviews Portfolio: Drops AS1405 to Accelerate AS1411
LONDON, May 5, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Cancer drug developer Antisoma (LSE:ASM) today announces that it plans to expand and accelerate trials of its aptamer drug AS1411, following an internal review of its portfolio. Additional investment will be supported by transferring resources from the brain cancer drug AS1405, trials of which will be suspended immediately. Antisoma's Board believes that this shift will maximise overall returns on investment in the pipeline. As AS1405 remains an attractive niche opportunity, it will be made available for out-licensing to other parties interested in pursuing its development.
Emerson Poynter LLP
Emerson Poynter LLP Announces That it Has Initiated an Investigation into American International Group, Inc. Retirement Plans -- AIG
LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Emerson Poynter LLP (www.emersonpoynter.com), a national law firm with offices in Houston, Little Rock, and Seattle, announced today that it has launched an investigation against American International Group, Inc. ("AIG" or the "Company") (NYSE:AIG) for violations of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 ("ERISA"). The investigation focuses on investments in Company stock by the AIG Incentive Savings Plan, the American General Agents' and Managers' Thrift Plan, the American General Employees' Thrift and Incentive Plan (which was merged into the AIG Incentive Savings Plan), and the CommoLoCo Thrift Plan (the"Plans") from December 1, 1998 through the present (the "Class Period").