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BURBANK, Calif. & LONDON - Saturday, September 14th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

Rowling to Make Screenwriting Debut on "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” the First in a New Film Series

Partnership Spans All Areas of Warner Bros.’ Harry Potter Businesses, Including Theme Parks, Digital Initiatives, Games and Visitor Attractions

Plus Studio to Serve as Global International TV Distributor of J.K. Rowling’s Upcoming Adaptation of her Book "The Casual Vacancy” for the BBC

(BUSINESS WIRE) Warner Bros. Entertainment today announced an expanded creative partnership with world-renowned, best-selling author J.K. Rowling. At the center of the partnership is a new film series from Rowling’s world of witches and wizards, inspired by Harry Potter’s Hogwarts textbook "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” and the adventures of the book’s fictitious author, Newt Scamander. The announcement was made by Kevin Tsujihara, Chief Executive Officer, Warner Bros. Entertainmen ... Read more »
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Aguilera Uses Powerful Voice to Help Nearly 1 Billion Hungry Worldwide

LOUISVILLE, Ky - Saturday, September 14th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM), parent company of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, announced today the launch of its annual World Hunger Relief effort featuring multi-Grammy Award winner and international superstar Christina Aguilera in a new public service announcement.

According to the United Nations, there are nearly 1 billion people around the world who are hungry. Yum! Brands’ World Hunger Relief effort is the world’s largest private sector hunger relief initiative, spanning more than 130 countries and territories, over 39,000 KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell restaurants and nearly 1.5 million employees. The initiative began in 2007 in an effort to raise awareness, volunteerism and funds for the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and other hunger relief agencies.

The new PSA includes footage from Aguilera’s ... Read more »
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DENVER - Saturday, September 14th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE: NEM) has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) for the seventh consecutive year. The 2013 DJSI World – Dow Jones' premier sustainability index – includes 333 global companies identified as leaders in the areas of sustainable economic, environmental and social performance. In 2007, Newmont became the first gold company included in the DJSI World and also has been included on the DJSI North America Index every year since 2006.

"We are proud to be recognized as leaders in the areas of sustainable development and responsible resource management, particularly in light of growing expectations for better industry engagement and performance in these areas. Collaborating with stakeholders to mitigate risk and increase the shared value we create through our mining and refining operations is central to our business strategy, and something we never st ... Read more »
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ME NewsWire / Business Wire

DULUTH, Ga. - Friday, September 13th 2013

-- AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE:AGCO), a worldwide manufacturer and

distributor of agricultural equipment and infrastructure, announced today that it has

appointed Roger Batkin as Vice President, General Counsel, effective immediately. Mr.

Batkin joined the Company in 2000.

"I am pleased to announce Roger’s appointment as our General Counsel,” said Martin

Richenhagen, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of AGCO Corporation. "Roger

has gained significant Company and Industry experience during his time with AGCO and will

be of tremendous value as we work to deliver quality products to our customers and

improved growth, profitability, and value for our shareholders. I have great respect for

Roger's legal counsel and confidence that his responsive approach will serve our company


Mr. Batkin has b ... Read more »
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ME NewsWire / BusinessWire

TOKYO - Friday, September 13th 2013

G‐cluster Global Corporation (GCG) announced today that NTT Plala Inc. (NTT Plala) and NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com) have invested in GCG through a private placement of shares. Additionally, GCG entered into a business alliance agreement with NTT Plala, NTT Com, and Broadmedia Corporation (BM) concerning the parties’ cooperation on cloud gaming services.

Through this capital and business alliance, GCG, NTT Plala, NTT Com and BM will work together to enhance G‐cluster technology* and services to benefit the business of all stakeholders.

"We are very pleased to get support from NTT Group in the form of an investment in addition to a great business partnership. The investment further reinforces the message that our gaming platform is very well aligned with the interests of leading telecom operators,” said Erik Piehl, President and Representative Director of GCG.

”Through our invest ... Read more »
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MCLEAN, Va - Thursday, September 12th 2013 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hilton Worldwide today announced that it has filed a registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of its common stock. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the proposed offering have not yet been determined.

Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Goldman, Sachs & Co., BofA Merrill Lynch, and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC are acting as the joint book-running managers for the offering.

When available, copies of the preliminary prospectus related to the offering may be obtained from: Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Attention: Prospectus Group, 60 Wall Street, New York, New York 10005, via telephone: 1-800-503-4611 or via email:; Goldman, Sachs & Co., Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, New York 10282, via telephone: 1-866-471-2526 or via email: ... Read more »
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