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2014-03-10 16:21:50

Mineta Transportation Institute security experts Brian Michael Jenkins and Bruce R. Butterworth examine the facts. SAN JOSE, Calif., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --At 9:00 pm on March 1, 2014, six men and two women, dressed in black and wielding knives, arrived at the Kunming train station, one of the largest in southwest China, and began slashing people at random. Before authorities could stop them, the assailants had killed 29 people and wounded another 143. It was the...

2014-02-10 08:33:37

WASHINGTON , Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), the global trade association of the payments technology industry, today announced the next step in its continued expansion of government relations activities with the hiring of seasoned financial industry and government affairs professional Scott Talbott as the association's new Senior Vice President of Government Affairs. In this position, Mr. Talbott will be responsible for...

2014-01-02 16:20:44

WASHINGTON, Jan. 2, 2014 The American Islamic Congress D.C. Center is proud to host an event with Matthew Levitt, who will discuss his latest book, "Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon's Party of God." (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140102/DC39528) Hezbollah, Lebanon's "Party of God," is a multifaceted organization: it is a powerful political party in Lebanon, a Shia Islam religious and social movement, Lebanon's largest militia, a close ally of Iran, and a...

2013-10-16 12:26:42

Record-Setting Event Features Address from Former Congressman Bart Stupak WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), the trade association of the global electronic payments industry, has kicked off this year's annual Strategic Leadership Forum (SLF) in Scottsdale, Arizona. Today's event, the largest in ETA history, will include the launch of ETA's new political engagement program, The Voice of Payments(TM), as well as the newly formed...

2013-09-09 08:33:49

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), the trade association of the global electronic payments industry, today announced the next step in its continued expansion of government relations activities with the hiring of seasoned Hill veteran Jaime Graham as the association's new Senior Government Affairs Manager. "Jaime brings extensive experience in grassroots and legislative affairs to our growing ETA team," said Jason Oxman, CEO of...

2013-08-22 08:23:47

Huff uses fast-paced thriller to educate readers on Islam religion MAITLAND, Fla., Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Within the pages of Rod Huff's new book, Deadly Beliefs - A Thriller ($22.99, paperback, 9781625099716; $9.99, e-book, 9781625099723) readers will experience "a chilling thriller of epic proportions" that predicts future headlines. The author warns of a secret plot by al-Qaeda to destroy western civilization and create total Islamic world domination by unleashing...

2013-07-17 12:24:36

NEW YORK, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC remembers the Israeli and Bulgarian victims of the Hezbollah terrorist bombing in Burgas, Bulgaria. On the morning of July 18, 2012, a bus carrying Israeli tourists who had just arrived at the Burgas airport, was deliberately targeted. Five Israelis and the Bulgarian bus driver perished, and another 32 people, including an 11-year-old child, were wounded. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) "Remembering...

2013-05-12 20:20:20

NEW YORK, May 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC called the Newseum's decision to honor two employees of Hamas a shocking assault on the memory of journalists who have died in conflict situations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO ) The non-profit museum in Washington, D.C., will commemorate Hussam Salama and Mahmoud al-Kumi, two cameramen who worked for Al-Aqsa TV in Hamas-ruled Gaza, at a Monday ceremony. They, together with 82 genuine journalists, will be...

2013-05-02 16:33:15

Floor Space for 2014 Annual Meeting and Expo in Las Vegas Already 80% Sold WASHINGTON, May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) today closed its 2013 Annual Meeting & Expo at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. This year, the industry's largest trade show welcomed a record number of exhibitors across 150,000 square feet of floor space, the largest in ETA's history. The Annual Meeting featured numerous experts and panelists to...

2013-04-16 12:29:10

Panel will examine small merchant issues and opportunities in rapidly evolving payments landscape WASHINGTON, April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), the trade association of the global electronic payments industry, today announced the experts and Louisiana small business owners who will form the Small Business Panel at the 2013 ETA Annual Meeting and Expo in New Orleans. Small businesses are a driving force behind payments innovation, and the...