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March 2017

Family Fights to Stop Hewlett Packard and Insurer From Cutting Off Healthcare that Saves Father’s Life, According to Federal Lawsuit by Jonathan Davidson Law Firm

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RIVERSIDE, Calif., March 30, 2017 /360WiseNews/ — According to a lawsuit filed in the federal District Court in the Northern District of California in San Jose, the experience of one patient, Jonathan Davidson, puts a spotlight on the large companies Hewlett Packard Enterprise and United HealthCare seeking to manipulate healthcare payment systems by cutting off a patient’s life-saving care, as alleged in the lawsuit in which Mr. Davidson’s Jonathan Davidson Law Firm is representing him. Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HP) plans a merger this week with another giant computer services company, Computer Sciences Corporation, which has repeatedly been charged with systematically engaging in false or fraudulent practices in its business with Medicaid, the British National Health Service and others. In the merger, 120,000 or so HP employees are set to be “spun off” into a newly created HP-CSC merger company called “DXC Technology,” with their prior HP sponsored health plan replaced by a “private exchange model” adopted for its “lower cost structure” for HP.

According to Jonathan Davidson, his case exemplifies the abuses that victimize millions of ill patients, including employees and others with company or group medical coverage, and also the public and taxpayers through inflated medical and health insurance costs. Keep Reading

Online Auction For Luxury Coronado, CA Waterfront Estate Begins April 24

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Interluxe and Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Have Partnered to Sell One-Of-A-Kind Estate

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 29, 2017 /360WiseNews/ — Offering luxury properties through online auction has proven to be successful for both buyer and seller.  Interluxe continues to represent the highest level of real estate in the country and this property is no exception. Interluxe, in partnership with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, California Properties, is auctioning an estate in Coronado, CA with over 160 ft. of waterfront footage and one of the largest boat slips in the Cays.  Previews begin on Thurs., April 20 and the online auction begins on Mon., April 24 at 9 a.m. EST.

Interluxe, the leading online luxury real estate marketplace, is a resource for agents, buyers and sellers.  As more and more home buyers become aware of the benefits of considering our services, they truly understand the benefit we bring to everyone.  Through an intensive marketing campaign, Interluxe is able to assist the agents by reaching buyers nationally and internationally, that might not have been aware of the property.  In addition, all buyers are offered a completely transparent bidding process, something a typical real estate transaction cannot offer.  The benefit to the seller is having a home show in a very short amount of time to only qualified bidders and a fast and easy closing process.

“Having worked in the luxury real estate auction business for over 18 years, my experience provided the benefit of seeing the market readiness for an online model,” said Stacy Kirk, director of client development for Interluxe.  “Consumers are looking for the best resource to provide them with the exact product they are searching for, all while taking the shortest amount of time.  Interluxe does just that while working with real estate agents to achieve our common goal for the seller, reach as many qualified buyers as possible and provide a streamlined and transparent process to buy the home of your dreams.”

As soon as you enter the property you are greeted by a floating glass main staircase that centers the open floorplan, that includes five en-suite bedrooms, many with gas fireplaces and balconies and an 875 square-foot master bedroom with a separate lounge area separated by an exposed fireplace.  A 4,700-bottle wine cellar, an exercise room with sauna and steam room, and a roof top deck to watch the waterfront sunsets, are just a few of many luxuries included in this private home.  In addition to the 160 feet of water frontage, a wrap-around pool with swim up bar and secluded spa only add to the outdoor experience of the home. Keep Reading

Vector to Conduct Upcoming Flight Test This Summer in Camden County, Georgia

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Agreement with Spaceport Camden supports flight test of the Vector-R to further develop technology, launch vehicle design

TUCSON, Ariz., March 29, 2017 /360WiseNews/ — Vector, a micro satellite space launch company comprised of new-space and enterprise software industry veterans from SpaceX, Virgin Galactic, McDonnell Douglas, Sea Launch and VMware, today announced an agreement with Spaceport Camden to conduct a sub-orbital flight test of Vector’s full-scale launch vehicle, the Vector-R, as early as this summer. This near-term flight test in Camden County, Georgia, is part of a series of incremental launches which will enable Vector to validate technology, mature launch vehicle design and operations, and evaluate candidate launch sites for the future.

“Building on years of research, Vector is continuing to work towards the next technical milestone in our development plan,” said John Garvey, co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Vector. “Spaceport Camden’s support of Vector’s flight test will not only validate the engineering and technology behind our mission, but also propel Vector closer to an orbital capacity.”

This past Friday, the Camden County Board of Commissioners and County Administrator Steve Howard welcomed Vector to the future site of Spaceport Camden to conduct an initial set of ground operations on its full-scale Mechanical Engineering Unit (MEU) of the Vector-R rocket and the associated Transporter-Erector-Launcher (TEL). The visit was an opportunity to showcase the Vector-R launch system and concept of operations (CONOPS) to key members of the spaceport community, stimulate discussions regarding future launch operations and familiarize Vector personnel with Spaceport Camden.

“Vector is an ideal partner for Spaceport Camden,” said County Administrator and Spaceport Camden Project Lead, Steve Howard. “The small satellite market is already a $2.2 billion sector of the space economy and expected to grow to $5.3 billion over the next 5 years. Vector is a leader in this emerging market and we hope Camden County will be the home of not only Vector, but dozens of small satellite manufacturers, technology support providers, and sub-component suppliers.”

About Vector
Founded by the original SpaceX founding team, Vector is a disruptive company that connects space startups and innovators with affordable and reliable launch services, enabling platforms and vehicles to access space at a price never before possible. For more information, visit http://www.vectorspacesystems.com/. Keep Reading

Heritage Financial Announces Earnings Release Date and Conference Call

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OLYMPIA, Wash., March 29, 2017 /360WiseNews/ — Heritage Financial Corporation  (“Company” or “Heritage”) (Nasdaq: HFWA) anticipates issuing its first quarter 2017 earnings release on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 before the market opens.  The Company has scheduled a telephone conference call to discuss the first quarter 2017 earnings on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific time (1:00 p.m. Eastern time).

To access the conference call, call the numbers listed below:

The conference call will be recorded and will be available approximately two hours after the live conference call for replay twenty-four hours a day ending May 10, 2017.  Questions regarding the conference call may be directed to Kaylene Lahn at 360-943-1500. Keep Reading

Connor Slocombe From Eagle River, AK Wins The 2017 National Odor-Eaters® Rotten Sneaker Contest®

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NEW YORK, March 28, 2017 /360WiseNews/ — This year seven participants from across the country worked hard to stink up their shoes for a chance to win the national title at the Odor-Eaters Rotten Sneaker Contest held at Ripley’s Believe It Or Not! Times Square.  The regional winners admitted to wearing no socks, stepping in slop of all sources, and even claimed it was just their “sweet girly essence”, but only one pair of sneakers out-stunk them all and they belonged to 12-year old, Connor, from Eagle River, AK.

Experience the interactive Multimedia News Release here: https://www.multivu.com/players/English/8030451-odor-eaters-rotten-sneaker-contest-2017/

For more than 40 years, the Odor-Eaters Rotten Sneaker contest has celebrated kids’ active lives – that is, the truly offensive-smelling footwear resulting from so many of the things kids like to do! Today, kids from all over the U.S. look forward to showing off their foul-smelling sneakers for a chance to win a trip to New York for the national competition. This event is the ultimate test – the worst of the worst – and each year demonstrates how smelly kid’s sneakers can get while they’re doing what they enjoy.  This year’s contestants had to work hard to win over the judges because our veteran panel knows what it takes to win this competition.  Our professional judges include NASA “Master Sniffer” George Aldrich, Chemical Specialist for NASA space missions, and Rachel Herz, Ph.D., an expert and author on the psychology of smell. Our newest judges, Greg Mocker from WPIX 11 and Buck Wolf from the Huffington Post were up for the task as they joined the other experts this year.

This year Connor was the grand prize winner of $2,500, out-stinking other contestants including Shannon Winckler (Wheaton, IL), Kailyn Casiano (Rutland, VT), Nora Sheirbon (Denver, CO), Vito Mendez (White Sands, NM), Braylon Guy (Aurora, Colorado), and Stone Lowe (Bristol, CT). The champion confessed that his sneakers got dirty and smelly because he steps into a lot of animal poop on his aunt’s farm.  He also loves fishing and camping which gets him into a lot of stinky situations. Keep Reading

Alaska Airlines’ California growth continues, adding six new nonstop routes from San Diego

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Alaska is the fastest-growing airline in San Diego with 40 daily departures to 28 destinations

Update: Previous version of news release issued contained an incorrect start date for San Diego-Omaha route.

SAN DIEGO, March 15, 2017 /360WiseNews/ — Alaska Airlines today announced increased investment in Southern California by adding service to six new destinations from San Diego International Airport. New nonstop service includes daily flights to Albuquerque, New Mexico; Austin, Texas; Kansas City, Missouri; Minneapolis/St. Paul; Omaha, Nebraska; and St. Louis. By late August, Alaska will fly 40 daily departures to 28 destinations from San Diego, including the most nonstop flights to Mexico and Hawaii.

Alaska is quickly establishing itself as the go-to airline for people on the West Coast. Today’s news comes on the heels of Alaska’s announcement last week adding 13 nonstop routes from the Bay Area – the single largest announcement in company history.

“Alaska Airlines has grown more than any other carrier in San Diego over the last five years, with the addition of 18 nonstop destinations and nearly twice as many departing seats,” said John Kirby, vice president of capacity planning at Alaska Airlines. “We want to thank Airport Authority President and CEO Thella Bowens and her terrific team for their partnership. Without Thella’s strong leadership and support over the years, our growth wouldn’t have been possible.”

The new flights build on previously announced routes, which include daily nonstop flights between San Diego and Baltimore starting today, three-times-daily service between San Diego and Sacramento starting tomorrow, and daily service between San Diego and Mexico City. Flight schedules for Mexico City will be announced in the coming months, pending government approval.

From San Diego, guests can make convenient connections to Tokyo and London, served by partner carriers Japan Airlines and British Airways, while enjoying the benefits of Alaska’s award-winning customer service and loyalty program. Keep Reading

All-New Zero-Emissions-Capable London Taxi Tested to Extremes in Arctic Circle

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COVENTRY, England, March 6, 2017 /360WiseNews/ — New pictures from London Taxi Company (LTC) demonstrate part of the extreme testing programme the all-new electric black cab is undergoing.

Under way now in the lower reaches of the Arctic Circle, the regime to check the vehicle performance in even the harshest conditions will only get more stringent over the coming weeks, with the taxi set to be cooled down in giant fridges to -49°C.

These checks seek to guarantee that the vehicle will always start, perform and enjoy class-leading electric battery powered range in the harshest of temperatures. The new range extended electric taxi will also undergo similar endurance testing in extreme heat environments before it is deemed ready for sale.

Quality Director Wolfram Liedtke explains: “Our new taxi is being developed with two key engineering principles – quality and endurance, to meet the needs of the demanding taxi duty cycle.  We soon commit the product to series production at our all-new manufacturing facility in Ansty, near Coventry.  It will be, without doubt, the highest quality and resilient product in London Taxi’s 98 year history.”

The testing programme also serves to check the quality of driver and passenger experience in extreme conditions. This means checking that cab heating and ventilation continue to perform to the highest standards – no matter how bitter or oppressive the temperature outside.

Driving experience is also checked – with the impact of grip, drivability and visibility tested to extremes.  LTC engineers can then make adjustments to ensure that passengers and drivers have the best and most comfortable experience, regardless of the conditions outside.

Steve McNamara, General Secretary at the Licensed Taxi Drivers Association, says: “This new clean, modern, 21st century vehicle will ensure that the world’s best cab drivers now have the best tool for the job.”

London Taxi Company CEO, Chris Gubbey, says: “Given these extremes of testing – we are demonstrating that our vehicle will be a taxi for London and the world over, capable and at home in any city.”

LTC is due to open its new facility on the 22nd March 2017 thanks to a £300 million-pound investment from parent company Geely.

http://london-taxis.co.uk

To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/all-new-zero-emissions-capable-london-taxi-tested-to-extremes-in-arctic-circle-300418590.html

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Global Exhibition Industry (By Value, By Rented Space, By Country): Grew at a CAGR of 3.5% in the Period 2011-2015 – Research and Markets

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DUBLIN, Mar 02, 2017 /360WiseNews/ —

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Global Exhibition Industry (By Value, By Rented Space, By Country): Trends, Opportunities and Forecasts (2016-2021)” report to their offering.

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The global exhibition industry grew at a CAGR of 3.5% in the period 2011-2015. The report suggests that the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.07% by 2021.

A comprehensive research report created through extensive primary research (inputs from industry experts, companies, stakeholders) and secondary research, the report presents the analysis of the global Exhibition Industry market on the basis of value and by rented space for the regions (USA, Europe, APAC, ROW) and for Countries (USA, UK, Germany, France, China, India, Hong Kong, Brazil).

The exhibition market is driven by surging expansion in the developing economies. The market is gaining momentum with the increased government initiatives to boost the domestic industries. Moreover the developed regions with a high percentage of participants have been the primary drivers for exhibitions; this will present the market with huge growth opportunity and potential in near future.

In terms of region, APAC has the fastest growth rate of Exhibition Market and holds more growth opportunities accompanied with growth potential in Hong Kong, China and Indian Market. Keep Reading

MSI Acquires Williams & Williams

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Committed to Growing Auction and CWCOT

HURST, Texas, March 1, 2017 /360WiseNews/ — Mortgage Specialists International, LLC (MSI) announced today that it has acquired a majority interest in Oklahoma-based Williams, Williams & McKissick – including its subsidiaries Williams & Williams Auctioneers and AuctionNetwork.com.

MSI, a national property management company, secured the real estate auction firm in order to complement its growing suite of services that includes property inspection, preservation and REO asset management.  “After a thorough assessment, MSI determined that this acquisition would be a benefit to both existing and potential clients,” said Jim Shivers, Chief Executive Officer of the 34-year-old company. “We’ve expanded our services now to include auction sales for all types of real estate – commercial, residential, luxury, farms & ranches, specialty government and bank-owned.”

MSI manages countless assets nationwide as well as Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and Guam, and is headquartered in Texas, with operational sites in Florida and Iowa.  Steve Stallard, President of MSI, said the Williams & Williams operations will remain in Tulsa, Oklahoma where the company performs live and online auctions daily throughout the country, including CWCOT (Claims Without Conveyance of Title) auctions.  “As a brand built on providing solutions for all real estate needs, having a brokerage network and auction disposition strategy with interactive bidding allows us to provide even more customized services for our clients,” Stallard said. Keep Reading

Global Breast Cancer Therapeutics Market Analysis 2016-2022: Company Profiling Covering the Financials, Recent Activities and Future Strategies – Research and Markets

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DUBLIN, Mar 01, 2017 /360WiseNews/ —

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Global Breast Cancer Therapeutics Market Analysis 2016 – Forecast to 2022” report to their offering.

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The market overview offers in depth analysis at the regional and country level, for instance North America (U.S., Canada and Mexico), Europe (Germany, France, Italy, U.K. and Spain), Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea and Rest of APAC) and Rest of the World (Middle East, Africa and Latin America).

Annual estimations and forecasts are provided from the year 2013 to 2022 for each given segment and sub segments. Market data derived from the authenticated and reliable sources is subjected to validation from the industry experts. The report also analyzes the market by discussing market dynamics such as drivers, constraints, opportunities, threats, challenges and other market trends.

Competitive landscaping provides the recent activities performed by the active players in the market. Activities such as product launch, agreements, joint ventures, partnerships, acquisitions and mergers, and other activities.

This report provides:

– Market Sizing estimations and forecasts for 6 years across the given market segments
– Identifying market dynamics (Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, Threats, Challenges and Opportunities, )
– Strategic recommendations in key business segments based on the market estimations
– Regional and country level market analysis
– Competitive landscaping of major market players
– Company profiling covering the financials, recent activities and the future strategies

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction
1.1 Scope of the Report
1.2 Report Description
1.3 Research Methodology
1.4 Research Sources
1.4.1 Secondary Research
1.4.2 Primary Research
1.4.3 Assumptions
1.5 List of Abbreviations

2 Executive Summary

3 Market Analysis
3.1 Market Segmentation
3.2 Market Size Estimation
3.3 Market Drivers
3.4 Market Constraints

4 Porters Five Force Analysis
4.1 Bargaining power of suppliers
4.2 Bargaining power of buyers
4.3 Threat of substitutes
4.4 Threat of new entrants
4.5 Competitive rivalry

5 Breast Cancer Therapeutics Market by Clinical Study
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Phase I
5.3 Phase II
5.4 Phase III Drugs

6 Breast Cancer Therapeutics Market by Drug Class
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Mitotic Inhibitors
6.2.1 Ixempra (Ixabepilone)
6.2.2 Halaven (Eribulin)
6.2.3 Taxotere (Docetaxel)
6.3 Anti-metabolites
6.3.1 Gemzar (Gemcitabine)
6.4 Hormone Receptor
6.4.1 Zoladex
6.4.2 Faslodex
6.4.3 Fareston
6.5 Aromatase Inhibitors
6.5.1 Femara (Leterozole)
6.5.2 Arimidex (Anastrozole)
6.5.3 Aromasin (Exemestane)
6.5.4 Ibrance (Palbociclib)
6.5.5 Afinitor (Everolimus)
6.6 HER2 Inhibitors
6.6.1 Kadcyla (Ado-trastuzumab emtansine)
6.6.2 Tykerb (Lapatinib)
6.6.3 Perjeta (Pertuzumab)
6.6.4 Herceptin (Trastuzumab) Keep Reading

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