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2014-09-15 08:25:17

NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hynes Keller & Hernandez, LLC is investigating potential claims involving World Acceptance Corp., PTC, Inc. and AbbVie Inc., as detailed below. World Acceptance Corp. ("WRLD") Hynes Keller & Hernandez, LLC is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors at WRLD (NASDAQGS: WRLD) concerning possible breaches of fiduciary duty related to the Company's alleged issuance of false and misleading statements about its business...

2014-09-11 08:29:52

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NN, Inc. (Nasdaq: NNBR) today announced two senior vice president appointments: -- J.R. Widders named Senior Vice President of Corporate Integration and Transformation -- Warren Veltman named Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Company's newly formed Autocam Precision Components Group Richard Holder, President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "In conjunction with advancing our business plan to...

2014-09-08 12:29:13

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CCA Industries, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CAW), announced today the following events: -- On September 5, 2014, the Company entered into an agreement for a $5,000,000 working capital facility and a $1,000,000 term loan provided by Capital Preservation Solutions, LLC. The facility has an interest rate of 6% and matures in fifteen months. In addition Capital Preservation Solutions, LLC received warrants to...

2014-09-08 08:37:13

The Company provides update on current and prospective installations as a direct result of DirectView's recent strategic partnership agreements NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DirectView Holdings, Inc. (OTC: DIRV), a company focused on ownership and management of leading video and security technology companies, today announced that it has completed two security installations in the Denver, Colorado area and expects to begin work on a third in September pending permit...

2014-09-04 12:26:19

NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and communications firm, today announced that Rowan Benecke has joined the company as Global Technology Practice Chair, effective October 6. Benecke will be responsible for expanding the firm's Technology Practice globally and building on its reputation as a leader in this dynamic sector. Benecke has more than 20 years of experience developing strategic communications campaigns for consumer...

2014-09-02 16:24:41

CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FoodMinds, a food and nutrition consulting and communications agency, is on track for its third year of double-digit growth according to current projections. The agency is exceeding budget expectations with existing and new clients as it enters the last four months of 2014, and is also growing its team. FoodMinds is adding new communications, science, and public affairs experts, as well as promoting several of its current team members, to meet...

2014-09-02 12:31:17

by David Murillo, Executive Director, California Professional Association of Specialty Contractors SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The recently released Economic Roundtable Report, "Sinking Underground," confirms that the underground economy in California's construction industry continues to grow and thrive. It further validates this economy's costly impact on families, communities and governments by substantially underpaying and underreporting employees' wages and...

2014-08-27 16:21:09

Could Be Liable for Hundreds of Millions of Dollars in Drivers' Operating Expenses and Wages OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal ruled that a class of 2,300 individuals working for FedEx Ground was misclassified as independent contractors instead of employees. As a result, FedEx may owe its workforce of drivers hundreds of millions of dollars for illegally shifting to them the costs of such things as the FedEx branded trucks,...

2014-08-27 12:21:06

WASHINGTON, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Command Consulting Group (Command) announced today that John Halinski, who retired last Friday as Deputy Administrator at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), has joined the firm as a Senior Advisor, bringing both his knowledge and expertise on international aviation security, intelligence, and counterterrorism to the leading security and business advisory group. Halinski has served in senior leadership positions over...

2014-08-21 08:26:09

Larry Whiteside Jr. to provide insight on the CISO role and guidance on today's top security concerns TENAFLY, N.J., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- securitycurrent.com, a security news and information site by IT security professionals for IT security professionals, today announced that the Lower Colorado River Authority's (LCRA) Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Larry Whiteside Jr. joined its team of leading industry experts. Mr. Whiteside will leverage his deep domain...


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omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.