AXS ticketing and legendary concert promoter JAM Productions (JAM) today announced a long-term agreement
Dzekyid, a 54-year-old barley farmer, presents himself as a role model for his neighbours and for the success of China's efforts to tie economic development to social control in Tibet. As a member of China's ruling Communist Party, Dzekyid is an atheist. Government officials in both Beijing and Tibet vetted the reporters from media organisations who were invited to join the trip.
WYOMISSING, Pa., Oct. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. (the "Company" or “GLPI") (NASDAQ: GLPI), today announced that it has priced its previously announced underwritten public offering to sell 8,000,000 shares of common stock at a public offering price of $36.25 per share. The Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,200,000 shares of common stock at the public offering price, less the underwriting discount. The offering is expected to close on November 3, 2020, subject to customary closing conditions. The estimated net proceeds from the offering are expected to be approximately $278.9 million (or approximately $320.8 million if the underwriters exercise their option to purchase additional shares in full). The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to partially finance the previously announced acquisitions of certain real property assets from Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc. and Caesars Entertainment, Inc. (collectively, the “Twin River/Caesars Acquisitions”) and for working capital and general corporate purposes. The offering is not conditioned upon the successful completion of the Twin River/Caesars Acquisitions and there is no assurance that the Twin River/Caesars Acquisitions will be consummated on the anticipated schedule or at all. Pending such uses, the Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to repay borrowings under the senior credit facility or invest in interest-bearing accounts and short-term, interest-bearing securities.Wells Fargo Securities, BofA Securities, Barclays and Mizuho Securities are serving as representatives of the underwriters and joint book-running managers for the offering. Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, J.P. Morgan, Citizens Capital Markets, Inc., Fifth Third Securities, Inc., Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated, Truist Securities, Inc. and Credit Agricole Securities (USA) Inc. are also serving as joint book-running managers for the offering. Scotia Capital (USA) Inc., Capital One Securities, Inc., KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc., Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc., Raymond James & Associates, Inc., SMBC Nikko Securities America, Inc., Union Gaming Securities LLC and Bancroft Capital, LLC are serving as co-managers for the offering. The offering will be made under the Company's effective shelf registration statement previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). When available, a copy of the final prospectus supplement and prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained from Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, 500 West 33rd Street, New York, NY 10001, Attention: Equity Syndicate Department (fax no: (212) 214-5918), BofA Securities NC1-004-03-43, 200 North College Street, 3rd floor, Charlotte NC 28255-0001, Attn: Prospectus Department, Email: email@example.com, Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, Barclaysprospectus@broadridge.com, (888) 603-5847 or Mizuho Securities USA LLC, 1271 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020, Attn: Equity Capital Markets Desk or by visiting the EDGAR database on the SEC’s web site at www.sec.gov.This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. About Gaming and Leisure PropertiesGLPI is engaged in the business of acquiring, financing, and owning real estate property to be leased to gaming operators in triple-net lease arrangements, pursuant to which the tenant is responsible for all facility maintenance, insurance required in connection with the leased properties and the business conducted on the leased properties, taxes levied on or with respect to the leased properties and all utilities and other services necessary or appropriate for the leased properties and the business conducted on the leased properties. GLPI elected to be taxed as a real estate investment trust (“REIT”) for U.S. federal income tax purposes commencing with the 2014 taxable year and was the first gaming-focused REIT in North America.Forward-Looking StatementsThis press release includes “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, including our expectations regarding our ability to complete the offering and apply the net proceeds as indicated, as well as our ability to complete the Twin River/Caesars Acquisitions and related transactions and the accretive impact of such transactions. Forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as “expects”, “believes”, “estimates”, “intends”, “may”, “will”, “should” or “anticipates” or the negative or other variation of these or similar words, or by discussions of future events, strategies or risks and uncertainties. Such forward looking statements are inherently subject to risks, uncertainties and assumptions about GLPI and its subsidiaries, including risks related to the following: GLPI’s ability to successfully consummate the offering and the Twin River/Caesars Acquisitions and related transactions, including the ability of the parties to satisfy various closing conditions, receipt of required regulatory approvals, or other delays or impediments to completing the proposed transactions; GLPI’s ability to receive, or delays in obtaining, the regulatory approvals required to own and/or operate its properties, or other delays or impediments to completing acquisitions or projects; GLPI’s ability to maintain its status as a REIT; GLPI’s ability to access capital through debt and equity markets in amounts and at rates and costs acceptable to it; the impact of GLPI’s substantial indebtedness on its future operations; changes in the U.S. tax law and other state, federal or local laws, whether or not specific to REITs or to the gaming or lodging industries; and other factors described in GLPI’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2019, Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and Current Reports on Form 8-K, each as filed with the SEC. All subsequent written and oral forward-looking statements attributable to GLPI or persons acting on GLPI’s behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by the cautionary statements included in this press release. GLPI undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements contained or incorporated by reference herein, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law. In light of these risks, uncertainties and assumptions, the forward-looking events discussed in this press release may not occur as presented or at all.Contact Investor Relations — Gaming and Leisure Properties, Inc. Matthew Demchyk T: (610) 401-2900Joseph Jaffoni, Richard Land, James Leahy T: (212) 835-8500
RTI responses by NIC reveal there is no list of data recipients, no audit and no anonymisation of data taking place.
KKR Launches Renewable Energy Platform Virescent Infrastructure in India
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Delta MEC, a unit of the Air Line Pilots Association, said the agreement - which still needs approval from Delta's nearly 13,000 pilots - will cut monthly minimum guaranteed hours by 5%. In September, Delta reached a tentative agreement with the negotiating committee of its pilots' union to reduce the number of furloughs by 220, bringing the new total number of job reductions to 1,721. The airline industry has been hit hard by the coronavirus outbreak as travel has been restricted amid the pandemic, with Delta and other airlines focusing on cutting costs, boosting liquidity and restoring customer confidence.
Early referendum results show 65.2% voted "yes" to enforcing a law allowing assisted dying.
Trying to hold an Adelaide 500 next year would have been a "major risk" for South Australia, according to state tourism boss Rodney Harrex.
In an exclusive interview, Serum Institute of India CEO Adar Poonawalla said the Covid-19 vaccine would be made available to people at an affordable rate and batted for its inclusion in the Universal Immunisation Programme.
NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RTW Investments, LP (“RTW”) announced that on October 27, 2020, RTW and Milestone Pharmaceuticals Inc. (“Milestone”) entered into a Securities Purchase Agreement regarding the purchase of 952,380 pre-funded common share purchase warrants (the “Warrants”) at a price of $5.24 per Warrant. The Warrants are exercisable to acquire common shares of Milestone (the “Shares”) at an exercise price of $0.01 per Share. RTW previously owned 6,655,131 pre-funded common share purchase warrants. Together with the Warrants acquired on October 27, 2020, RTW owns an aggregate of 7,607,511 warrants to acquire Shares. Neither tranche of warrants are exercisable upon 60 days’ notice or less and RTW therefore does not have beneficial ownership or control or direction over the Shares underlying the warrants.Prior to and following the acquisition of the Warrants, and as reported by RTW on its Form 4 filed with the SEC, RTW has beneficial ownership or control or direction over 4,315,102 Shares, representing 17.47% of the issued and outstanding Shares.RTW acquired beneficial ownership or control or direction over the Warrants of Milestone for investment purposes. RTW may further purchase, hold, vote, trade, dispose or otherwise deal in securities of Milestone in such manner as they deem advisable to benefit from changes in market prices of the Shares or other changes in the business strategy or prospects of Milestone.RTW is located at 40 10th Avenue, Floor 7, New York, New York, 10014. For further information, please contact RTW’s principal office at (646) 343-9298. Milestone’s head office is located at 1111 Dr. Frederik-Philips Boulevard, Suite 420, Montreal, Quebec H4M 2X6.
Washington [US], October 30 (ANI): A new study published in the journal Psychological Science found that people who feel enthusiastic and cheerful -- what psychologists call "positive affect" -- are less likely to experience memory decline as they age. This result adds to a growing body of research on positive affect's role in healthy ageing.
Student applicants to the University of California can't submit their standardized test scores with their admissions as the system works to phase out the exam requirements, a state appeals court ruled Thursday. UC regents voted in May to drop the SAT and ACT test scores as admission requirements but permitted individual campuses to allow optional, voluntary submissions for 2021 and 2022. A judge issued an injunction in August, which led to an appeal.
Shandong University celebrates its 119th anniversary ImageSHANDONG, China, Oct. 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On October 15, Shandong University held its 119th anniversary commemoration and mobilization meeting for celebrating the 120th anniversary. On the same day, the No.1 announcement of the 120th anniversary of the University was issued, together with the logo and topic. A series of celebration activities will be held for the anniversary. Shandong University is one of the initiating universities that started modern Chinese higher education. Its predecessor can be traced to the Shandong Imperial College (Shandong Daxue Tang) established in 1901, the second state-run national university in China next to the Imperial University of Peking (1898). Moreover, it was the first university established and run in accordance with a university statute. Since its founding 119 years ago, it has cultivated more than 600,000 outstanding talents for all sectors of society in China.Guo Xinli, Secretary of the CPC Shandong University Committee, ritually presented the flag to the team of volunteers for celebration of the 120th anniversary.Fan Liming, President of Shandong University, extended her greetings and best wishes to all teachers, students, medical staff and alumni at home and abroad. She said that since its founding, Shandong University has always been adhering to the "pursuit of practicality and innovation" and has made brilliant achievements; it has also stuck to the principle of "taking root in China" and has made significant contributions to local construction; and it also insists on "cultivating talents for the world" and has achieved fruitful educational results. Particularly, in recent years, various undertakings of the University have shown fruitful, rapid progress, and remarkable achievements have been made in the construction of SDU into a world-class fine university, and firm steps have been taken in its historic transformation "from a large university to a strong one".Fan expressed her hope that the 120th anniversary of the university will be celebrated in a humanistic, open and academic manner. She also expects that SDUers will remember the university’s history, defending the integrity, embark on a new journey of innovation, and make great efforts to strengthen the university and rejuvenate the country.Some overseas alumni sent their best wishes to SDU through video clips, wishing it a better future for their alma mater.SDU will be celebrating its 120th anniversary from January 2020 to December 2021, and various festive events will be held from October 1 through 20, 2021. Celebration activities include a large gathering for its 120th anniversary, music concerts, high-level academic seminars and press release of new research achievements, world-class university presidents' forum, etc. Among the activities for alumni's returning trip around their alma mater, the construction of "SDU alumni Industrial Park" is placed on the agenda.The management board of SDU, of SDU Alumni Association and its education foundation jointly launched a fund-raising campaign on October 15. The Funds collected will be used for aiding students' growth, teachers' career development and construction of academic disciplines.Contact: Xie Tingting +86 15063349812 firstname.lastname@example.org A photo accompanying this announcement is available at https://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/439e9f35-4d13-4c99-943f-117942941225
Maradona guided Napoli to their first-ever Serie A title in 1986-87 and also their second in 1989-90. He was in the form of his life at Napoli and guided them to several major honours and made Napoli the champions of Italy. It was also around this time that Maradona captained Argentina to a FIFA World Cup title.
This year, Sharad Purnima will be celebrated on Friday, 30 October.
This year, Sharad Purnima will be celebrated on Friday, 30 October.
Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) and Rajasthan Royals (RR) take on each other in the match 50 of the Indian Premier League 2020. KXIP vs RR clash will be played at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi on October 20, 2020 (Friday). This mouthwatering clash provides another opportunity for fans of Dream11 Fantasy game.
The film is so popular it has broken a box office record held by animated classic Spirited Away.
Japan's industrial output rose for the fourth straight month in September as the world's third-largest economy continued to shake off the drag from the COVID-19 crisis largely thanks to improving external demand. Official data released on Friday showed factory output surged 4.0% in September from the previous month, mainly due to strength in car and production machinery manufacturing. "Overseas economies and especially China are picking up, and Japan's exports are growing," said Hiroshi Miyazaki, senior economist at Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities.