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United Therapeutics Announces Submission Of Pre-Market Approval Application For Implantable Drug Infusion System To Deliver Remodulin

 United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ: UTHR) announced today that Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT) has submitted a pre-market approval...

Dec 23, 2014, 15:20 ET
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Country Crock® Sets Out to Show That So Much Good Happens When We Bake

During this holiday season when cooking and baking are at an all-time high, Country Crock® Spread is setting out to raise awareness of how the...

Dec 22, 2014, 10:45 ET
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United Airlines Announces New Summer Flights Between Chicago and Rome

United Airlines will launch new nonstop flights between its Chicago hub at O'Hare International Airport and Rome on May 16, 2015, subject to...

Dec 19, 2014, 17:00 ET
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United Technologies Recommends Shareholders Reject TRC Capital "Mini-Tender" Offer

 United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) received notice of an unsolicited mini-tender offer by TRC Capital Corporation to purchase up to 1...

Dec 19, 2014, 13:20 ET

EU Newsbrief: Ambassador O'Sullivan Highlights EU-U.S. Global Leadership as 2015 Priority

 In his holiday message, Ambassador David O'Sullivan, Head of the European Union Delegation to the U.S., says that since his recent arrival, he...

Dec 19, 2014, 09:00 ET

United Shore Embraces Holiday Season by Sharing Smiles and Gifts with Adopted Local Families

 United Shore spread cheer with 42 local families this holiday season, in support of Share A Smile's "Holiday Smiles" program. More than 1,100...

Dec 18, 2014, 16:45 ET

United Security Bancshares Declares Stock Dividend

  Dennis R. Woods, President and Chief Executive Officer of United Security Bancshares ( (Nasdaq: UBFO),...

Dec 18, 2014, 14:10 ET
Children enjoy a winter wonderland at San Francisco International Airport on Dec. 6, 2014.

United Airlines Flies Kids in Need to Unbelievable Holiday Destination

 United Airlines flew more than 800 deserving children on Fantasy Flights to the "North Pole" this month. The kids boarded aircraft bound for...

Dec 18, 2014, 11:07 ET
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5 Ways the United Airlines Mobile App is Your Best Holiday Travel Companion

 With the height of the holiday travel season just days away, United Airlines encourages customers to make its industry-leading mobile app...

Dec 18, 2014, 09:00 ET
An Au Bon Pain Veggie & Hummus Wrap has more calories and sodium than a McDonald's Big Mac

UNITE HERE launches "No Bon Pain," a consumer education campaign

Today, UNITE HERE launched a campaign that compares the nutrition data for Au Bon Pain's products with Au Bon Pain's brand promise that it provides...

Dec 17, 2014, 14:45 ET
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USW Applauds Release of Gross After Five Years in Cuban Prison

The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today from USW International President Leo W. Gerard in response to the release of...

Dec 17, 2014, 12:44 ET
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Ohio Steelworkers Win Congressional Funding to Continue Piketon D&D Project

The United Steelworkers (USW) today applauded the successful efforts of USW Local 689 to secure $78 million in fiscal year 2015 congressional...

Dec 17, 2014, 11:30 ET

United Stationers Announces Sale Of MBS Dev

United Stationers Inc. (NASDAQ: USTR) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, United Stationers Supply Co., sold MBS Dev, a subsidiary...

Dec 17, 2014, 11:07 ET

Civil Rights Panel to Release Report on the Solitary Confinement of Youth in New York

What: Press Conference of the New York Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. When: Thursday, December 18, 2014 12:00 p.m....

Dec 17, 2014, 06:00 ET

United Therapeutics Corporation Announces Executive Promotions and CEO Compensation Change

 United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ: UTHR) announced today two senior executive promotions as well as changes to Martine Rothblatt, Ph.D's...

Dec 16, 2014, 08:30 ET

People's United Financial Schedules Conference Call To Review Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2014 Results

 People's United Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: PBCT) announced today it will host a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter and full year 2014...

Dec 15, 2014, 13:00 ET
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State Controller John Chiang Says Daughters of Charity Sale to Prime Healthcare Would Erode Patient Care, be Detrimental to Communities, Announces SEIU-UHW

California Controller John Chiang has joined the unprecedented opposition to the controversial sale of Daughters of Charity Health System to Prime...

Dec 15, 2014, 10:15 ET
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United Increases Service to China this Summer

 United Airlines today announced it will operate additional flights to Shanghai and Chengdu, China, from the airline's premier trans-Pacific...

Dec 15, 2014, 05:00 ET

Infineon and UMC Announce Manufacturing Agreement for Automotive Applications

The semiconductor manufacturer Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) and United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303),...

Dec 13, 2014, 00:59 ET

United Launch Alliance Atlas V Rocket Successfully Launches Payload for the National Reconnaissance Office

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) lifted off from Space Launch...