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2014-04-15 08:27:23

April issue also features a set of essays on South Asia, two articles on Zimbabwe, and an essay on Freedom House's latest report on the state of "Freedom in the World." WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "In severely divided societies with ethnically based parties, ordinary majority rule usually results in ethnic domination," writes Donald L. Horowitz in "Ethnic Power Sharing: Three Big Problems." Although power-sharing institutions can ameliorate this problem,...

2014-04-02 23:28:10

Emerald extends agreement with Eisenhower as their exclusive linen and laundry services provider. San Diego, California (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Emerald Textiles, Southern California’s environmentally responsible commercial healthcare laundry, is pleased to announce that Eisenhower Medical Center has signed a multi-year contract extension with Emerald to continue serving as their exclusive linen and laundry services provider. “We are pleased about the work we’ve done with Eisenhower...

2014-04-02 16:30:34

Mandela Family Members Princess Zaziwe Dlamini-Manaway and Princess Zamaswazi Dlamini To Attend SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mandela family will be honored with the "True Grit" Humanitarian Award at the 29(th) annual Odyssey Ball on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at the Four Seasons Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Anton J. Bilchik, MD, PhD, FACS, Professor of Surgery and Chief of Medicine at the John Wayne Cancer Institute (JWCI) at Providence Saint John's Health...

2014-03-25 23:24:15

March 24, 2014, My Positive Perspective airs episode to honor the life of human rights activist Nelson Mandela. My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein was joined on the episode by returning guest Thomas Wilson. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 On March 24, 2014, My Positive Perspective aired an episode that discussed and remembered the life of Nelson Mandela. My Positive Perspective host Jason Deierlein was joined on the episode by Thomas Wilson. Wilson has appeared previously...

2014-03-07 16:21:03

DOVER, Del., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) ("Chesapeake") announced today that Mark Eisenhower has joined the Company as Vice President of Strategic Planning and Development. In his new role, Mr. Eisenhower will play a critical leadership role in the development of the Company's strategic plan. Specifically, working on converting strategic growth goals into specific business opportunities. In collaboration with other leaders, he will be...

2014-02-19 16:20:36

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a response to syndicated columnist Ruth Marcus's piece "Bipartisan caving on military pension cuts" published by The Washington Post on February 11. The Washington Post has declined to publish National Commander Dellinger's response. Editor: As National Commander of the nation's largest veterans' service organization, I was dumbfounded by Ruth Marcus's characterization of military retirement benefits as...

2014-02-12 23:30:38

NDIA’s prestigious 2014 Eisenhower Award will be presented on April 11, 2014 at a black-tie event at the Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner in McLean, Virginia to award-winning actor/humanitarian Gary Sinise (Forrest Gump, CSI: New York) for his continued support of America’s service men and women. Arlington, VA (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 The National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) is pleased to announce it will be presenting the prestigious 2014 Dwight D. Eisenhower Award to...

Russia's Love Of Vodka Drives Premature Death Rates In Men
2014-01-31 09:53:16

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Vodka has long been a part of Russian culture and that culture needs to change if the country wants to save the lives of thousands of its people. According to a new study published in The Lancet, vodka is a major cause of the high risk of premature death in Russian adults  – with a quarter of all Russian men dying before reaching 55. "Russian death rates have fluctuated wildly over the last 30 years as alcohol restrictions and...

2014-01-20 23:21:44

CU Students will start first day of spring semester celebrating Martin Luther King Day. Grand Rapids, MI (PRWEB) January 20, 2014 Bishop P.A. Brooks, founder of New St. Paul Tabernacle Church of God in Christ in Detroit, where he has served for over 54 Years will speak during a chapel service Jan. 20, 2014 at 10 a.m. Bishop Brooks serves as the Second Assistant Presiding Bishop for the Church of God in Christ, the largest African-American Pentecostal Denomination with an estimated 6.5...

2013-12-23 16:22:04

Evening to Include Concert and Musical Tribute to Nelson Mandela featuring Steven Van Zandt and Nile Rodgers & CHIC NEW YORK, Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- We Are Family Foundation® (WAFF), a not-for-profit organization founded by musician/songwriter/producer Nile Rodgers, has announced its 2014 Celebration Gala, presented by Girard-Perregaux, at Manhattan Center's Hammerstein Ballroom (311 w. 34th Street) on Tuesday, January 21, 2014. The evening begins with a reception at 6:30pm...


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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Yakov Borisovich Zel'dovich (March 8, 1914 "“ December 2, 1987) was a productive Soviet physicist. He was instrumental in the advancement of Soviet nuclear and thermonuclear weapons, and also was an invaluable assistance in the fields of adsorption and catalysis, shock waves, nuclear physics, particle physics, astrophysics, physical cosmology, and general relativity. In 1914, he was born into a Jewish family in Minsk, now called Belarus. Four months after his birth, he and his family...

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