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MCLEAN, Va. - Monday, August 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hilton Worldwide (NYSE:HLT) today announced that William Margaritis will become the company’s executive vice president of Corporate Affairs starting in late August, based in the company’s global headquarters in McLean, VA. Margaritis previously served for 15 years as senior vice president of Global Communications and Investor Relations at FedEx Corporation.

At Hilton, Margaritis will oversee internal and external communications, government relations and corporate responsibility globally. He will report to Christopher J. Nassetta, president and CEO of Hilton Worldwide and will serve as a member of the company’s Executive Committee.

"After an extensive and thoughtful search, Bill stood out as a highly respected and seasoned leader with a proven track record and the right combination of experience,” said Nassetta. "As we continue to gain momentum and accelera ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Monday, August 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior expressed his profound condolences and heartily sympathy to the family of martyr First Corporal Juma Jawhar Juma Al Hammadi, who was martyred while performing his national duty as part of the UAE forces in ‘Operation Restoring Hope’, to support the legitimate government in Yemen.

His Highness Sheikh Saif visited the martyr’s home in the Al Sabkha area in Sharjah on Monday to offer his condolences and sympathy to family of the martyr. His Highness prayed for God Almighty to bestow his mercy upon the deceased and to rest him in eternal peace; and to provide patience and solace for the family as they bear such a loss.

His Highness Sheikh Saif also offered his heartfelt condolences on the death of Ahmed Saad Al Menhali and four members of his family, who died in a traffic accident ... Read more »

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LONDON - Monday, August 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The GSMA has published a new report finding that terrestrial digital television broadcasting in the Arab States does not need an exclusive allocation of the UHF spectrum band (470-694MHz). The report “Terrestrial Broadcasting and Spectrum Use in the Arab States”, developed by Plum Consulting, highlights how a significant amount of the UHF band could also be used for mobile broadband, unlocking significant socio-economic benefits throughout the region. The report calls on Arab Spectrum Management Group (ASMG) countries to agree on a co-primary allocation for broadcast and mobile in the UHF spectrum band at the International Telecommunication Union’s (ITU) World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-15) in November 2015.

“Spectrum is a scarce resource and regulatory authorities in the Arab States are looking to maximise flexibility so that their networks are ready to meet consumers&r ... Read more »

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RIO DE JANEIRO - Tuesday, August 11th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- With the countdown now to one year until the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Panasonic Brazil (PANABRAS) has announced that Panasonic Corporation and PANABRAS have signed an agreement to be the official technology partner for Rio de Janeiro’s Sugarloaf Mountain. As part of the agreement, Panasonic is providing projectors, televisions, LED screens, digital signage systems and other equipment to be permanently installed at the world-famous attraction. “We’re going to update the audio and visual solutions of this Rio de Janeiro landmark,” says Michikazu Matsushita, president of PANABRAS, which will be holding various events at the location during the Olympic Games.

Additionally, Panasonic will be sponsoring a number of Brazilian athletes. Receiving the brand’s support will be swimmer Felipe França; beach volleyball duo Juliana Silva and Maria Elisa Antonelli; and Daniel Dia ... Read more »

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates - Monday, August 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

The Al Ain Police Directorate has recently arrested two men of Asian nationality for robbing apartments and singles housing in Al Ain.

Colonel Mohammed Suhail Al Rashidi, Director of Al Ain Police Directorate, stated that the Al Ain Police had recently received several reports regarding late-night robberies and the theft of valuables and money from various apartments and singles housing locations in Al Ain.

According to Col. Al Rashidi, an investigations team was formed in order to identify and capture the culprits responsible for the burglaries. “The efforts of the team led to the identification and whereabouts of the suspects in record time,” he said. “After acquiring the legal permits, the team then raided the home of the suspected thieves, arrested the suspects, and confiscated the stolen goods.” The suspects were questioned prior to being handed over to publi ... Read more »

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STAMFORD, Conn. - Monday, August 10th 2015 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- WWE is joining forces with Hollywood celebrities and professional athletes through a global online auction on Charitybuzz.com, featuring unique, once-in-a-lifetime experiences in support of “Answer The Call,” the New York Police and Fire Widows’ and Children’s Benefit Fund.

Fans can now visit www.Charitybuzz.com/WWE through Tuesday, August 25 at 12 noon ET to bid on exclusive experiences with WWE Superstar John Cena®, Hockey Hall of Famer Mark Messier, WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon, WWE Hall of Famer Stone Cold Steve Austin, talk show hosts Michael Strahan and Kelly Ripa and many more. WWE’s support of “Answer The Call” is part of WWE’s community outreach initiatives in celebration of SummerSlam®, which takes place on Sunday, August 23 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY.

“We are thrilled to have WWE’s suppo ... Read more »

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