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2014-09-11 16:26:31

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the addition of three leaders from the worlds of international trade, diplomacy, and public affairs, Albright Stonebridge Group (ASG) continues to expand its capabilities as a premier global commercial diplomacy and strategic advisory firm. "My fellow Chairs, Samuel R. Berger and Carlos M. Gutierrez, and I are delighted to welcome Mara Burr, Johnnie Carson, and Muni Jensen to the firm. They bring a wealth of talent and...

2014-08-15 12:26:27

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bread for the World is pleased to host Fouzia Dahir from northern Kenya, who is participating in the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, the new flagship program of President Obama's Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). Obama launched YALI in 2010 to support young African leaders as they spur growth and prosperity, strengthen democratic governance, and enhance peace and security across Africa. "With...

2014-06-05 23:02:13

New Report Shows H-1b Visa Denials Slowed Atlanta’s Tech Sector Growth, Depressed Wage And Job Growth For U.S.-Born Workers Following Great Recession (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) today issued a call for legislative action to be taken in light of a new report from The Partnership for a New American Economy. The report details how existing H-1B visa lottery caps disproportionately hurt U.S.-born tech workers in the Atlanta metropolitan area by slowing...

2014-03-11 16:20:13

WASHINGTON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by The OSS Society: The White House recently announced that it will present the Medal of Honor on March 18, 2014, to 24 Army veterans from World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War, whose Distinguished Service Crosses are being upgraded to Medals to Honor to rectify past discrimination. We believe Office of Strategic Services (OSS) veteran Fred Mayer should have been included among these...

2014-02-10 23:25:06

IVLP Itinerary to Focus on Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Three Cities Washington (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Follow updates and see photos from their visit in real time at #InnotourUSA. With an economic crisis nipping at their heels, many young Europeans are realizing the importance of boosting innovation to create solutions to the challenges they face and encourage future growth. Cultural Vistas is delighted to welcome eight young professionals from seven European countries – most...

2014-01-14 16:23:50

WASHINGTON, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last night, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty officially confirmed that Hudson Institute Senior Fellow David Satter has been expelled from the Russian Federation as an "undesirable," and barred from further travel or work in Russian territory for a period of five years. Satter had been residing in Moscow while researching a book on post-Soviet history and serving as an advisor to Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. Hudson Institute...

2013-06-11 23:04:42

Provision would apply to U.S. Educated and Trained Immigrant Workers La Jolla, CA (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 CHI-California Healthcare Institute this week submitted a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, expressing support of provisions included in comprehensive immigration reform legislation that would allow employers greater access to U.S.“educated and trained immigrant scientists and engineers. CHI is a non-profit public policy...

Word of the Day
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.