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2009-05-08 07:30:00

Management to Embark on Series of Nationwide Investor Meetings TUCSON, Ariz., May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Providence Service Corporation (Nasdaq: PRSC) today announced that, in connection with management's upcoming meetings with investors across the country, it has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission its Spring 2009 Investor Presentation. Stockholders may obtain a copy of the investor presentation for free at the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov and the Company's...

2008-10-23 09:00:13

Chinese political activist Hu Jia won the European Parliament's Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, the parliament announced Thursday. "By awarding the Sakharov Prize to Hu Jia, the European Parliament firmly and resolutely acknowledges the daily struggle for freedom of all Chinese human rights defenders," European Parliament President Hans-Gert Pottering said in a news release issued from Strasbourg, France. Hu, a prominent human rights activist and Chinese dissident, has spoken out on...

2008-07-24 06:00:29

The Chinese police have arrested a prominent Internet dissident, Du Daobin, for violating his probation terms, Reuters reported from Beijing, citing an e-mailed statement from Reporters Without Borders. Du, from Hebei Province, was given a suspended sentence for subversion in 2004 after having been detained for posting online essays in support of a fellow dissident, Liu Di. He was released into house arrest, the group said, but was arrested this week and accused of posting articles on...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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