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Disney and Lucasfilm Celebrate Iconic Heroes from a Galaxy Far, Far Away….with Star Wars Forces of Destiny

2017-04-13

GLENDALE, Calif.–()–Disney and Lucasfilm today announced Star Wars Forces of Destiny, a new initiative celebrating the inspiring stories of iconic heroes from across the Star Wars universe. An original series of animated shorts (each 2-3 minutes in length) will explore exciting, all new adventures of key characters including Rey, Jyn Erso, Sabine Wren, Princess Leia, Ahsoka Tano and others, ahead of books and a TV special later in the year. The stories will also be supported by a line of toys from Hasbro, including new ‘Adventure Figures’ – a fusion between traditional dolls and action figures, creating a whole new way to play Star Wars. “Star Wars Forces of Destiny is for anyone who has been inspired by Leia’s heroism, Rey’s courage, or Ahsoka’s tenacity,” said Kathleen Kennedy, President of Lucasfilm. “We’re thrilled that so many of the original actors are reprising their roles in these shorts which capture the small moments and everyday decisions...

Disney and Lucasfilm Celebrate Iconic Heroes from a Galaxy Far, Far Away….with Star Wars Forces of Destiny

2017-04-13

GLENDALE, Calif.–()–Disney and Lucasfilm today announced Star Wars Forces of Destiny, a new initiative celebrating the inspiring stories of iconic heroes from across the Star Wars universe. An original series of animated shorts (each 2-3 minutes in length) will explore exciting, all new adventures of key characters including Rey, Jyn Erso, Sabine Wren, Princess Leia, Ahsoka Tano and others, ahead of books and a TV special later in the year. The stories will also be supported by a line of toys from Hasbro, including new ‘Adventure Figures’ – a fusion between traditional dolls and action figures, creating a whole new way to play Star Wars. “Star Wars Forces of Destiny is for anyone who has been inspired by Leia’s heroism, Rey’s courage, or Ahsoka’s tenacity,” said Kathleen Kennedy, President of Lucasfilm. “We’re thrilled that so many of the original actors are reprising their roles in these shorts which capture the small moments and everyday decisions...

Jostens delivers Chicago Cubs World Championship Ring

2017-04-13

CHICAGO, April 12, 2017 — Jostens, the leading provider of high-end custom jewelry for professional sports teams, today delivered the 2016 Chicago Cubs World Championship Ring at Wrigley Field, ushering in a new era for Cubs baseball. The ring commemorates the Cubs’ historic 2016 season and celebrates the team’s outstanding World Series victory. (PRNewsfoto/Jostens)… The rings were presented to the players by 20 fans, serving as honorary “Championship Ring Bearers,” who were selected from more than 1,500 video nominations by family members, co-workers and friends in the offseason. “Jostens is truly honored to partner with the Chicago Cubs as the official jeweler and designer of this historic ring,” said Chris Poitras, Jostens Division Vice President, College & Sports. “We felt that we had a responsibility, not only to the Cubs organization, but to Cubs fans around the world, to create a once-in-a-lifetime ring. This iconic...

Completion of Placing of New Shares Under General Mandate

2017-04-13

HONG KONG, CHINA and CALGARY, ALBERTA– – April 13, 2017) – The Board of Directors (the “Board“) of Sunshine Oilsands Ltd. (the “Corporation” or “Sunshine“) (HKSE:2012) is pleased to announce the following: The Board is pleased to announce that all conditions of the Placing Agreement have been fulfilled and the Completion took place on April 13, 2017. An aggregate of 140,874,000 Relevant Shares were allotted and issued to Creditor A at the Issue Price of HK$0.241 per Relevant Share pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Debt Settlement Agreement. Reference is made to the announcement of the Corporation dated April 5, 2017 (the “Announcement”) in relation to the issuance of new Shares under the General Mandate for settlement of indebtedness. Unless otherwise specified,...

ChemChina Announces End of Public Tender Offers for Syngenta on May 4, 2017

2017-04-13

BASEL, Switzerland–()–ChemChina announced today that the tender offers to purchase all publicly held Syngenta shares and ADSs will end on 4 May, 2017… In accordance with the framework for extensions set by the Swiss Takeover Board, ChemChina made use of the last possibility to extend the Swiss Offer provided by that framework. Accordingly, the Swiss Offer will end on May 4, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. CEST, and the U.S. Offer will end on May 4, 2017 at 10:00 am, New York City time. Accordingly, shareholders willing to tender their shares or ADSs into the offers and thereby contribute to the satisfaction of the minimum acceptance rate condition are asked to tender their shares or ADSs by 4 May, 2017 or an earlier deadline set by their custodian bank. The Board of Directors of Syngenta has unanimously recommended the offer to shareholders. The ChemChina-Syngenta transaction respects the interests of all stakeholders and will ensure continued choice and ongoing innovation...

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