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Crucell Announces First Quarter 2004 Results
LEIDEN, Netherlands, April 14, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dutch biotechnology company Crucell N.V. (Euronext:CRXL) (Nasdaq:CRXL) today announced its financial results for the first quarter of 2004. Crucell's revenues for the first quarter were EUR 4.0 million (US$ 4.9 million) compared to EUR 2.1 million (US$ 2.6 million) for the same quarter in 2003. The increase relates primarily to revenues recognized from an agreement with Aventis Pasteur for the co-development of a new generation of influenza vaccines, as well as to additional licensing and other revenues. The Company reported a net loss for the quarter of EUR 7.0 million (US$ 8.5 million) compared to EUR 3.6 million (US$ 4.4 million) in the same quarter last year. The increase is primarily due to non-cash expenses related to long-term incentive plans. Cash and cash equivalents increased by EUR 1.0 million (US$ 1.2 million) to EUR 88.2 million (US$ 107.4 million) during the quarter.
Tele2 -- Notice of Annual General Meeting
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 14, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tele2 AB hereby invites shareholders of Tele2 AB to the Annual General Meeting of shareholders on Wednesday 12 May 2004 at 1.30 p.m. CET at Brasserie by the Sea, Tullhus 2, Skeppsbron, Stockholm.
Presentations For Proha Capital Markets Day
HELSINKI, Finland, April 14, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Today on April 14, 2004 Proha Plc is having a capital markets day beginning at 12.30 for investors, analysts and media. Topics discussed include software market developments, Proha Group's software products and customer cases as well as progress of the Group's organizational restructuring.
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Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against NovaStar Financial, Inc. -- NFI
BALTIMORE, April 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. today announced that a securities class action was commenced on behalf of shareholders who purchased, converted, exchanged or otherwise acquired the common stock of NovaStar Financial, Inc. ("NovaStar") (NYSE:NFI) common stock during the period between October 29, 2003 and April 8, 2004, inclusive (the "Class Period").
24-Hour Summer Supersale Starting April 14th!
BOTHELL, Wash., April 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Go-today.com is holding a ONE-DAY only sale starting Wednesday, April 14th at 4:00pm PDT through Thursday, April 15th at 4:00pm PDT. Prices have been slashed to only $499 on go-today.com's summer supersale specials to London, Paris and Brussels. Experience the romance and charm of Paris, enjoy the historic beauty of Brussels or indulge yourself in a trip to the royal city of London. Take advantage of this spectacular sale price and book your reservation during the designated 24-hour sale period!
Port of Houston Authority
PHA Delivers Expanded College Internship Program
HOUSTON, April 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Due to overwhelming response, the Port of Houston Authority (PHA) has expanded its college internship program. The program is open to students who are permanent residents of Harris County, Texas and currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate degree programs at accredited colleges and universities.
Schiffrin Barroway Topaz & Kessler, LLP
The Law Firm of Schiffrin & Barroway, LLP Announces That American Express Company Clients Have Twenty Days Remaining to File Lead Plaintiff Motion -- AXP
BALA CYNWYD, Pa., April 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- American Express clients have twenty (20) days to move for lead plaintiff in a securities fraud class action recently brought on behalf of clients of American Express Financial Advisors, Inc. ("AEFA") who purchased mutual funds in the American Express family of mutual funds, which are managed by the American Express Company (NYSE:AXP) ("AEC") between March 10, 1999 and February 9, 2004 (the "Class Period") seeking to pursue remedies under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the "Exchange Act"), the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 (the "Investment Advisers Act") and common law. If you are a member of the class described above, and you wish to be a lead plaintiff in the case, you must move to serve as lead plaintiff by filing a motion in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York by May 3, 2004.
Nortel Networks Investors Have Until Monday May 17, 2004 to Seek Appointment as Lead Plaintiff -- NT
NEW YORK, April 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- According to Pomerantz Haudek Block Grossman & Gross LLP (www.pomerantzlaw.com), which has filed a class action lawsuit against Nortel Networks, Inc. ("Nortel" or the "Company") (NYSE:NT) and three of the Company's senior officers, on behalf of all persons or entities who purchased the securities of Nortel during the period April 24, 2003 and March 10, 2004 (the "Class Period"), investors have until Monday May 17, 2004 to seek appointment by the Court as one of the lead plaintiffs in this action.
Economics Center of the University of Cincinnati Publishes Internet Lottery Study
CINCINNATI, April 13, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Games, Inc. (OTCBB:GMSI) today announced the Economics Center for Research and Economics at the University of Cincinnati, author of many well-regarded local and regional economic studies over the past 15 years, has published an independently researched study quantifying the additional $1.2 Billion in incremental lottery revenues that can be generated for Ohio education over the next 5 years by enabling Lottery Online. The study is available at: http://www.gamesinc.net/questionnaire/EconCenter-OhioLotteryReport.pdf