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2010-01-21 12:04:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's condemnation of cyber attacks and censorship is an important endorsement of a free global Internet, but just as important to ensuring the Internet's contribution to democracy and economic growth is a commitment to consumer privacy, Consumer Watchdog said today. "Too many online companies ignore a consumer's right to control information gathered about their behavior on the Internet," said John M. Simpson, a...

2010-01-08 16:48:00

Health and Development Groups Applaud Clinton Speech; Call for Action WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A broad coalition of organizations representing millions of Americans applauded today's statement by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that the United States unequivocally supports the worldwide consensus that achieving universal access to reproductive health is critical for individual health, family well-being, broader economic development and a healthy planet. In a speech...

2009-12-17 13:59:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Oxfam America President Raymond C. Offenheiser made the following statement in reaction to today's announcement by Secretary Hillary Clinton that the US is prepared to work with other developed countries to mobilize $100 billion a year by 2020 to address the climate change needs of developing countries: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080221/DC14723LOGO ) "Secretary Clinton's announcement could be one of the missing keys that...

2009-12-14 13:08:00

Says Administration Should Appoint Commission To Probe Post-9-11 Counterterrorism Policies WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Amnesty International USA Executive Director Larry Cox issued the following statement in response to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's address today at Georgetown University outlining the Obama administration's human rights agenda for the 21st century: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081014/AILOGO) "Secretary Clinton rightly...

2009-12-10 14:01:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trilogy International Partners, based in Bellevue, WA, last night was presented the Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE) by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Said Clinton of ComCEL, Trilogy's subsidiary in Haiti, "For over 10 years, ComCEL has offered affordable, high quality wireless cellular service in Haiti. But ComCEL does more than provide access to communications. It helps provide access to opportunity." Upon receiving the award,...

2009-11-18 15:49:00

WORLD EXPO PLANNING SHIFTS INTO HIGH GEAR PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Secretary of State Hillary Clinton emphasized the importance of participating in the U.S.A. Pavilion in Shanghai during a visit to the construction site. Energized by Secretary Clinton's visit and show of support, American executives are embarking on an effort to raise awareness around the country of the role that the U.S.A. Pavilion will play in next year's World Expo and the benefits it will...

2009-11-06 16:04:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by the Drummond Company: When faced with the threat of a lawsuit from Drummond Company for issuing false and misleading statements, the United Steelworkers (USW) has released a revised statement and has sent a letter to United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton revising the false allegations the Union made in a September 17, 2009 letter to Secretary Clinton and in a September 18, 2009 press release. The...

2009-11-02 11:00:00

TWO DECADES AFTER BERLIN: EXPERTS SAY A "NEW WALL" DIVIDES FORMERLY COMMUNIST STATES FROM EACH OTHER - AND WESTERN-LIKE PROGRESS New Geography of NATO/EU Membership Replaces Iron Curtain In Terms of Defining Key Differences; Former Ambassador to Romania, Network Correspondent Are Authors of New Book: "Dracula is Dead: How Romanians Survived Communism, Ended it, and Emerged Since 1989 as the New Italy" WASHINGTON, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the approach next Monday (November...

2009-08-13 08:30:00

VANCOUVER, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- "African oil and gas exploration companies need to listen to U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's call to spread the wealth in African nations where there is a definite need for improved medical, educational, and nutritional necessities," said Patrick Morris, spokesman of the Gold Star Resources Humanitarian Society (www.goldstarresources.com) based in Vancouver, British Columbia. "Oil and gas revenues need to be a blessing instead of a...

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2009-08-07 14:10:00

A Kenyan man said he is offering 40 goats and 20 cows for the hand in marriage of Chelsea Clinton, Bill and Hillary Clinton's only daughter. Godwin Kipkemoi Chepkurgor, 39, first made the offer when then-President Bill Clinton visited Africa in 2000. He said he is renewing his offer of livestock to trade for marriage to Chelsea Clinton, CNN reported Friday. Chepkurgor said he reiterated his offer after Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was questioned about the proposal at a Nairobi town hall...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'