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UN Climate Change Summit: Obama Touts US Efforts, Challenges China To Reduce Emissions

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Speaking at the 2014 UN Climate Change Summit on Tuesday, US President Barack Obama challenged China to do more to help reduce carbon emissions and protect the environment. In comments...

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2014-09-29 12:27:21

The Largest Latino gala in the county will welcome President Barack Obama. BROOKLYN, N.Y., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- HITN-TV, the first Latino non-commercial Spanish-language Media Company in the US, will present the 37th Annual Public Policy Conference and Awards Gala of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute. The gala, which is the largest Latino gala in the county, will welcome President Barack Obama as keynote speaker....

2014-09-28 04:20:51

FORT LEE, N.J., Sept. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is written by Patrick R. Romain, editor in chief of The Weekly Leaf: The execution of U.S. foreign policy that has relied on the use of force and support provided to selected factions, whether in the volatile Middle East or in other hot spots, has been an abject failure. An astronomical cost has been paid with American and foreign lives and currency. The war against the Islamic State will be no different. Photo -...

2014-09-18 12:27:26

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Young people would vote equally for Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, overwhelmingly think alcohol is more destructive to society than marijuana, and a large majority believe that a relationship with God is important, according to an exclusive new poll conducted for Rare. The Rare.us Under-40 is a new breed of poll that seeks to provide comprehensive information about the preferences of younger Americans. A total 556 respondents were...

2014-09-09 12:24:55

Pegasus Legal Funding LLC, Ready to Provide Assistance to Those Adversely Affected NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- President Barack Obama is putting his foot down when it comes to the compliance of federal contractors and labor laws. In July, Obama signed an executive order to have the General Services Administration create a centralized website as a means to gather the information that will be used to identify those who could be considered the worst offenders when it comes...

2014-08-25 12:25:02

Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton are the presidents Americans would most want to have as a high school teacher; Barack Obama the one Americans would never want to have NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As President Obama continues to deal with a number of crises, criticism over his vacation and his job ratings also continue to drift downward. This month, almost one-third of Americans (32%) give the President positive ratings for the overall job he is doing, while almost seven in ten (68%)...

2014-08-06 23:00:55

Camfed and the MasterCard Foundation Publish “When You Educate a Girl, Everything Changes”, Collection of Stories Charting the Journeys and Aspirations of Scholars in Ghana Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 06, 2014 Camfed (Campaign for Female Education), an international nonprofit organization that invests in the education of girls in rural Africa, announced that today, Founder and President Ann Cotton joined an esteemed panel of experts in Washington, D.C. to address the expansion of...

2014-08-05 08:21:06

Glenn Bolduc joins President Barack Obama, African leaders, and leading U.S. and African CEOs in an event focused on strengthening commercial and business ties between the U.S. and Africa WILMINGTON, Mass., Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, today announced its CEO Glenn D. Bolduc has been invited to attend the U.S.-Africa Business Forum on Tuesday,...

2014-07-28 23:08:58

CW4K was among those invited to The White House to help First Lady Michelle Obama and Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) in welcoming seven new organizations as they join the group's DrinkUP effort, which encourages people across the country to drink more water, more often. Sussex, Wisconsin (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 CW4K was among those invited to The White House to help First Lady Michelle Obama and Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) in welcoming seven new organizations as...

2014-07-24 23:07:56

Tuesday at the White House, in a report released with President Obama and Vice-President Biden, Apploi’s tool providing jobseekers with real-time data on local employer needs, and how and where they can up-skill to reach their career goals, including exciting new features, was highlighted. At the event the President signed the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and was given the report, which he committed his cabinet to supporting. (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Tuesday at the White House,...

2014-07-24 12:26:22

President Obama's job ratings and direction of country both down this month NEW YORK, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Normally, summer is a quiet time in Washington, D.C. Congress comes back to finish off a few things before heading out for summer recess and even the President gets to take a little time off with his family. This summer, however, is anything but quiet. In addition to the various crises the White House has to handle, they also have to deal with an unhappy nation. Just...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'