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First Equity Group
OTC Briefing.com Issues New Trade Alert for Credence Systems Corporation
BOCA RATON, Fla., Dec. 8, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- OTC Briefing.com issues New Trade Alert for Credence Systems Corporation (Nasdaq:CMOS). According to M. D'Alonzo at First Equity Group Inc., recent news flow from the company has been very positive. "The company announced the appointment of Lavi Lev as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Lev succeeds Dave Ranhoff who has stepped down."
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Buckeyes, Gators and Delta: A Winning Combination for 2007 BCS Championship Game
PHOENIX, Dec. 8, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Whether you wear the scarlet and gray of Ohio State or the orange and blue of Florida, Buckeyes and Gators fans will have one thing in common next month -- convenient nonstop service between their hometowns and Phoenix aboard Delta Air Lines. In response to overwhelming requests by customers in the two communities, Delta will add special nonstop flights from Columbus, Ohio, and Gainesville, Fla. to Phoenix for fans to cheer on their teams at the Bowl Championship Series national championship football game in Glendale, Ariz.
TOUSA Provides Update On Recent Events Concerning the Transeastern Joint Venture
HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Dec. 8, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- TOUSA (NYSE:TOA) announced today that Deutsche Bank, in its capacity as administrative agent for the holders of the senior and mezzanine debt of the Transeastern Joint Venture, has filed suit against Technical Olympic USA, Inc. and TOUSA Homes, L.P. (collectively, "TOUSA") in the Supreme Court of New York. Deutsche Bank seeks repayment from TOUSA for the Joint Venture's debt obligations.
Hannover Re Launches Subsidiary for Sharia-Compliant Reinsurance
HANNOVER, Germany, Dec. 8, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Hannover Re has established Hannover ReTakaful B.S.C.(c) in Manama, Bahrain, a wholly-owned subsidiary for the underwriting of worldwide reinsurance in conformity with Islamic law (so-called retakaful business). The company had already received an appropriate licence in September from the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) - formerly the Bahrain Monetary Agency.
Harsco Reaffirms Global Growth Prospects At Annual Analysts Conference
HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 8, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Addressing the investment community today in New York City, Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Derek C. Hathaway today reaffirmed the Company's increasing confidence in its growth prospects, saying that Harsco's expanding worldwide operating balance and concentrated industrial services focus are facilitating predictability and consistency to the Company's improving results.
Huntington Beach Conference and Visitors Bureau
Holiday Shopping Surf City USA-Style
HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Dec. 8, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The free-spirited Surf City USA(r) lifestyle works its magic on everything in Huntington Beach, right down to the shopping. Visit the vibrant beach city for a weekend, and you're certain to return rejuvenated. When was the last time you could claim that about your holiday buying spree?
TASER International, Inc.
28th Product Liability Lawsuit Dismissed Against TASER International
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 8, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- TASER International, Inc. (Nasdaq:TASR), a market leader in advanced electronic control devices announced that the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana entered an order dismissing with prejudice the in-custody death product liability lawsuit filed by the daughters of Patrick Fleming, Plaintiffs, against TASER International, Inc. Plaintiffs voluntary filed motions to dismiss TASER International from this lawsuit after it became clear that TASER International was not going to settle this lawsuit, had extensive medical and scientific evidence to establish that the TASER device was not a cause of this death, and was prepared to aggressively defend this litigation through trial. This is the twenty-eighth wrongful death or injury lawsuit that has been dismissed or judgment entered in favor of TASER International. TASER has not lost any product liability lawsuit.