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The American Passion -- New Book Reveals What Happened When Jesus Returned
NEW YORK, Dec. 11, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- In the late twentieth century, Jesus came to America. What did he say? What did he do? Why was there a cover-up of his activities? At long last, the hidden documents have been released and are revealed by Jarvis R. Ami in his new explosive and inspirational book, THE AMERICAN PASSION.
Acura Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Notice of Allowance for Issuance of Patent for Deterring Abuse of Opioid Containing Dosage Forms
PALATINE, Ill., Dec. 11, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB:ACUR), today announced receipt from the United States Patent and Trademark Office of a Notice of Allowance for a non-provisional patent application titled "Methods and Compositions for Deterring Abuse of Opioid Containing Dosage Forms." A U.S. patent relating to this Notice of Allowance will be granted after the Company pays the required fees. The patent claims in the Notice of Allowance are directed to pharmaceutical compositions intended to reduce or discourage the three most common routes of prescription opioid analgesic product misuse and abuse (the Company's "Aversion(r) Technology") including; (i) intravenous injection of dissolved tablets or capsules; (ii) snorting of crushed tablets or capsules and; (iii) intentionally swallowing excess quantities of tablets or capsules. The opioid analgesics in the allowed patent claims include oxycodone, hydrocodone, hydromorphone, morphine, codeine, tramadol, propoxyphene and many others. At present, the Company retains ownership of all intellectual property and commercial rights to its Aversion(r) Technology.
Industrial Enterprises of America, Inc.
Industrial Enterprises of America Announces Share Repurchase Program
NEW YORK, Dec. 11, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Industrial Enterprises of America, Inc. (OTCBB:IEAM) a specialty automotive aftermarket supplier, today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $10 million of its common stock and equity-related securities, including convertible debentures and warrants, over the next nine months. The Company plans to utilize existing cash reserves and ongoing free cash flow to finance the share repurchases.
Delta Air Lines, Inc.
Delta Rounds Out Year of International Expansion in New York With Nonstop Flights to Africa
NEW YORK, Dec. 11, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Delta Air Lines - New York City's leading international airline - is rounding out a successful year of international expansion from its New York-JFK hub with the introduction of the city's only nonstop flights to Africa to be operated by a major U.S. carrier. With tonight's addition of nonstop flights to Accra, Ghana, Delta will serve 34 international destinations from JFK, including 14 new international routes added in 2006.