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2011-07-26 14:25:00

NEW YORK, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nobel Peace Prize winner and human rights campaigner, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, is to attend to One Young World 2011. Despite announcing his international retirement from public life in October last year, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu will play a central role at the Opening Ceremony of One Young World 2011 Summit and Chair the Plenary Session on Interfaith Dialogue.

2011-06-27 07:44:00

Who: Ralph Nader; Center for Study of Responsive Law When: June 27, 2011 at 11:30 a.m. What: Mandatory voting debate Where: 1530 P St NW, Washington DC 20005 - Carnegie Institution of Science WASHINGTON, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Monday, June 27, Ralph Nader and the Center for Study of Responsive Law will host a public debate on the pros and cons of mandatory voting. Norman Ornstein will be arguing for mandatory voting.

2011-04-14 12:03:00

SafeMinds demands long-overdue independent review of vaccine/autism research for data manipulation and conflicts of interest.

2011-02-08 15:44:00

Proposed Bill Will Cut Off Federal Funding, Lift Up Hispanic Women WASHINGTON, Feb.

2011-01-28 09:15:00

Five men were arrested by authorities in the UK on Thursday in connection with the 'distributed denial of service' (DDoS) attacks launched by a group claiming to act in defense of the controversial file sharing website Wikileaks.

2010-12-11 00:00:37

NYC Free Film Screenings and Filmmaker VIP Reception December 9-December 12, 2010 "All Are Welcome" New York, NY (PRWEB) December 10, 2010 The 7th Annual Artivist Film Festival will take place in New York City beginning Thursday December 9th with a showing of the highly charged, already sold out film "Madonna of the Mills" and will conclude on Sunday December 12th with the film, "Deep Green" which focuses on how we can realistically stop global warming.

2010-11-04 00:00:39

Americans Vote Yes For Conservation Despite tough economy, people want to fund land and water protection Arlington, VA (Vocus) November 3, 2010 In an election where many Americans expressed their desire for change, they also maintained their long-standing support for conservation by voting to dedicate hundreds of millions of dollars a year for conservation in states such as Iowa, Oregon, Maine, Rhode Island and Texas. Americans passed 28 of 35 state and local conservation funding measures...

2010-11-02 05:08:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The NYC Coalition for Accountability Now (NYC CAN) is launching a television ad campaign on Election Day in New York City calling for an investigation into the destruction of World Trade Center Building 7, the third building to collapse on 9/11.

2010-09-09 05:00:00

Founder Richard Gage, AIA, with host, former Senator Mike Gravel (D-AK) Present Findings at 2pm on September 9, 2010 at National Press Club, Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, Sept.

2010-08-24 09:00:00

Carole Brite brings decade of commitment to Planned Parenthood, 25 years of financial and management experience to new role CHICAGO, Aug.

Word of the Day
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.