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2010-09-03 13:02:00


2010-08-03 12:21:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- MajescoMastek, the U.S.

2010-07-28 18:53:00

WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement today after the House passed H.R.

2010-07-20 07:10:00

FAIRFIELD, N.J., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A mural of the Italian flag, which covered part of the front of MTV's "Jersey Shore" beach house at Seaside Heights and was used to unfortunately symbolize the show which stereotyped Italian Americans, has been removed, UNICO National President Andre' DiMino announced. The mural of the Italian flag was painted over the garage door of the shore house, with a centered overlay of an outline of the State of New Jersey.

2010-06-24 17:30:00

LAS VEGAS, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Kiwanis International and UNICEF have joined forces to save the lives of babies and their mothers by eliminating maternal/neonatal tetanus (MNT), a disease that kills an estimated 60,000 newborns and 30,000 mothers each year.

2010-06-24 07:15:00

FAIRFIELD, N.J., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- UNICO National President Andre' DiMino today reported he is "cautiously optimistic" about the potential lack of derogatory Italian American references and imagery in the upcoming second season of MTV's "Jersey Shore." However, DiMino warned that UNICO's Anti-Bias Committee would focus its efforts on several copycat "reality" TV shows which disparage Italian Americans. "While encouraged by recent discussions with MTV executives and after viewing the...

2010-06-14 10:45:00

Mojave Desert Memorial, Nation's Only WWI Memorial, Missing Since May 9 PLANO, Texas, June 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), The American Legion, Military Order of the Purple Heart, and Liberty Institute just sent a letter to President Obama asking him to help put the Mojave Desert Veterans Memorial back in its rightful place following its vandalism and theft on May 9.

2010-05-15 10:00:00

29th Annual Memorial Service Honors Officers' Sacrifice WASHINGTON, May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Fraternal Order of Police and its Auxiliary will gather on the West Front of the U.S.

2010-05-14 11:13:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), joined by Wounded Warrior veterans including a member of his own staff, today keynoted the national launch of the innovative AMVETS Warrior Transition Workshops. The workshops were developed by combat veterans for combat veterans to assist in their transition from military to civilian life.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.