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2014-06-30 16:29:46

BOSTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Constitutional Court of Turkey ruled unanimously on June 18 that 237 suspects convicted of being involved in the alleged planning of a Turkish military coup called "Sledgehammer" had their rights violated concerning "digital data and defendant testimony." The Constitutional Court's ruling resulted in a lower court ordering the release, pending retrial, of 236 suspects (Navy Colonel Murat Ozenalp died on May 1 after suffering a cerebral...

2014-06-02 16:20:50

INDIANAPOLIS, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The leader of the nation's largest veterans service organization raised some concerns about the circumstances surrounding the recent release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl by the Taliban. "First, to Sgt. Bergdahl, I say, 'welcome home,'" American Legion National Commander Daniel M. Dellinger said today. "Your family has waited far too long to see you and we are happy that your five- year nightmare has ended. To the administration, I...

2014-05-30 12:26:04

WASHINGTON, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Legion National Commander Daniel M. Dellinger issued the following statement regarding today's resignation of Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki: "It is not the solution, yet it is a beginning. The solution is not complete with Shinseki's resignation. Too many veterans have waited far too long to receive the benefits that they have earned. Wait times are increasing even for fully developed claims. But...

2014-05-28 23:03:53

Zito Media realizing a better user experience across the board with bandwidth management. Alpharetta, Georgia (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 ZCorum, a leading provider of managed broadband services and diagnostics for broadband service providers, announced that Zito Media is now successfully utilizing Bandwidth Commander, ZCorum's advanced bandwidth management tool for DOCSIS networks. Bandwidth Commander manages bandwidth usage in a “net-neutral” way by fairly enforcing usage limits based...

2014-05-21 08:31:27

HURON, S.D., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Energy recently reported a rise in copper theft, which cost victims over $1 billion in 2013. In response to this growing threat, AgSense has introduced improved theft monitoring on all its 2014 Field Commander products. This allows producers to monitor and control pivot systems while also providing theft protection all from one unit. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140520/89742 Photo -...

2014-05-20 12:21:32

WASHINGTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will broadcast prelaunch activities for the next three crew members flying to the International Space Station, followed by extensive live coverage of their launch and docking to the orbital laboratory Wednesday, May 28. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Expedition 40/41 Flight Engineer Reid Wiseman of NASA, Soyuz Commander Max Suraev of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and Flight...

2014-05-19 23:09:42

World T.E.A.M. Sports contributor and Navy Commander Barbara Dittrich is seeking retired American veterans who sustained physical, mental or emotional injuries while in active-duty service to Iraq and Afghanistan to take part in an important online medical survey. Silver Spring, Maryland (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Retired American veterans who sustained physical, mental or emotional injuries while in active-duty service to Iraq and Afghanistan are invited to take part in an important online...

2014-05-13 12:21:43

Media Advisory INDIANAPOLIS, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Deeply concerned about reports of fraudulent patient waiting lists, unacceptable wait times, denial of medical services, and a lack of accountability at Veterans Affairs Medical Centers across the country, American Legion National Commander Daniel Dellinger and The American Legion System Worth Saving Task Force have also found cases where patient satisfaction was high and VA was meeting the needs of its population...

ISS Astronauts Wrap Up Expedition 39, Prepare For Return To Earth
2014-05-13 09:43:10

[ Watch the Video: Expedition 39/40 Change of Command Ceremony ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online After nearly six months aboard the International Space Station, three Expedition 39 astronauts wrap up their mission and prepare to return home to Earth. The crew, Commander Koichi Wakata, Flight Engineer Rick Mastracchio and Soyuz commander Mikhail Tyurin, performed the official ‘Change of Command’ ceremony before this evening’s departure. The Expedition 39...

2014-03-18 12:21:14

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will broadcast prelaunch activities for the next three crew members flying to the International Space Station, followed by extensive live coverage of their launch and docking to the orbital laboratory Tuesday, March 25. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Expedition 39/40 Flight Engineer Steven Swanson of NASA and Soyuz Commander Alexander Skvortsov and Flight Engineer Oleg Artemyev of the...


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2012-05-12 09:24:19

Discovery launched from Kennedy Space Center on February 3, 1995 at 12:22 AM EST and landed at Kennedy on February 11 at 6:50 AM EST. The shuttle orbited 129 times at an altitude of 213 nautical miles at an inclination of 51.6 degrees and travelled 3 million miles. The mission lasted 8 days, 6 hours, 28 minutes, and 15 seconds. The first shuttle flight of 1995 included several historical achievements: The second flight of Russian cosmonaut on shuttle, the first approach and fly-around by...

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2012-01-17 16:01:20

Timothy Creamer is a NASA astronaut as well as a Colonel in the United States Army. He was born Timothy "TJ" Creamer on November 15, 1959 in Fort Huachuca, Arizona, but he was raised in Maryland. He graduated from Bishop McNamara High School in Forestville, Maryland in 1978, and then went on to earn his Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Loyola College in 1982. He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army through the ROTC program. In August 1983, after attending the...

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2011-01-04 21:27:35

Valery Bykovsky was a Soviet cosmonaut who flew three manned space mission space flights: Vostok 5, Soyuz 22, and Soyuz 31. He was born Valery Fyodorovich Bykovsky on August 2, 1934 in Pavlovsky Posad in Moscow. In 1951, he graduated from middle school and entered Kachinsk's Myasnikov High Aviation School. After graduation in 1955, he served with the Soviet Air Force. In 1960, Bykovsky was accepted into the Soviet cosmonaut unit and then underwent the full space preparation course and...

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2006-02-23 14:02:07

The Whiskered Auklet (Aethia pygmaea) is a small seabird of the auk family. It has a more restricted range than other members of its genus, Aethia, living only around the Aleutian Islands and on some islands off Siberia (like Commander Islands). It also breeds on these islands. It is one of the smallest auks, only the closely related Least Auklet being smaller. Its name is derived from the long white feathers on its face that are distinguishing feature of its breeding plumage. The...

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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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