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Entertainment News Archive - July 22, 2010

ST. PAUL, Minn., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Securian Financial Group has joined a small group of financial services product providers that use social media.

ZURICH, July 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Interview with Mike Mack World-leading agri business Syngenta has blamed pricing pressure and destocking for a drop in revenues and net income as it released its financial results for the first half of 2010. The company, based in Basel, Switzerland, has however pointed to strong volume growth in Q2 and a rich pipeline of new products as it sounded a confident note for the future. CEO Mike Mack predicted that full year operating income would be in line with that of 2009 and added: "A lot of that de-stocking is now hopefully behind us but, nevertheless, underneath that the overall demand for our products remains very strong, particular in the second quarter.

TAIPEI, July 22 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Kokusai Kogyo Co., Ltd. (President: Osamu Nakahara; hereafter, KKC) and Ubitus, Inc.

SANTA MONICA, Calif. and WASHINGTON, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Reach Messaging Holdings Inc.

NEW YORK, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a fantasy everyone has - if money was no object, think of the one place you would want to go on vacation. Some might choose a historic location, for others, a far-away beach getaway or maybe a romantic second honeymoon.

BERLIN, July 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- After successfully introducing The ICONIST with the launch of the iPad in Germany, the WELT Group is now releasing an international, English edition of the lifestyle magazine.

PHILADELPHIA, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Children and young adults with disabilities between the ages of 4 and 21 can register at www.UnitedSpinal.org/kss for the 6th annual Kids Sports Spectacular at Wachovia Center in Philadelphia, PA, to be held on Saturday, August 7th from 10 AM to 3 PM.

Report Points to Challenges Across the Pipeline that Impact America's Ability to Compete WASHINGTON, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States is facing an alarming education deficit that threatens our global competitiveness and economic future.

GLENDALE, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Butterfinger® today unveiled the limited edition Butterfinger Defense League graphic novel - an online, interactive comic book series starring pop culture TV icons Erik Estrada, Lou Ferrigno and Charisma Carpenter.

LONDON, July 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Asprey is pleased to announce Angelina Jolie wore the 'Asprey Protector Black Diamond Bangle' at the premiere of her new film, 'Salt' in Los Angeles. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100722/400679 ) The Asprey Protector Collection is a collaboration between Asprey, Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt and was created to benefit the Education Partnership For Children of Conflict (EPCC).

Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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