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2011-05-19 04:00:00

WASHINGTON, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Persistent Sentinel LLC (persistentsentinel.com) provides enhanced security and surveillance software products that automatically detect and analyze threats and protect assets. Built with intelligent agent technology, its software is designed to rapidly integrate all types of sensor and camera hardware, and other security products to include legacy systems and new advanced, leading-edge devices. Acting as an intelligent system of systems, the...

2009-06-11 16:30:00

Dallas Regional Chamber hosts Former U.S. Secretary of State James A. Baker, III and Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts Susan Combs DALLAS, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- With new energy legislation rapidly making its way through Congress, the Dallas Regional Chamber will hold an Energy Forum on June 18, 2009 to provide information on how such proposals could impact chamber members, North Texas businesses and all energy consumers. The event will feature James A. Baker, III, the nation's 61st...

2009-05-07 15:29:00

WASHINGTON, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Though there is still confusion in some areas over how to comply with the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act, a growing number of public pool operators are finding compliance is not as difficult - or expensive - as previously believed. An Ohio newspaper reported Thursday that the Village of West Jefferson recently installed safety drain covers to comply with the federal Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act. Parks and Recreation...

2008-07-08 15:00:02

Former U.S. Secretaries of State Warren Christopher and James Baker announced a bipartisan plan Tuesday to revise the War Powers Resolution of 1973. Writing in the New York Times, Christopher and Baker called the 1973 resolution ineffective at best and unconstitutional at worst. They said that presidents have simply ignored the resolution, which was intended to limit their power to send U.S. troops into battle without consulting Congress. Baker and Christopher suggested an alternative...

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2008-02-26 15:25:00

A novel technique for vaccinating against a variety of infectious diseases "“ using an oil-based emulsion placed in the nose, rather than needles "“ has proved able to produce a strong immune response against smallpox and HIV in two new studies.The results build on previous success in animal studies with a nasal nanoemulsion vaccine for influenza, reported by University of Michigan researchers in 2003.Nanoemulsion vaccines developed at the Michigan Nanotechnology Institute for...

2006-09-01 10:58:08

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Former U.S. Secretary of State James Baker, who heads an independent panel charged with taking a fresh look at U.S. policy in Iraq, met the most senior Sunni leaders in the Iraqi coalition government on Friday. Baker held talks in Baghdad with Vice President Tareq al-Hashemi and Deputy Prime Minister Salam al-Zobaie, both members of the Sunni minority who form the backbone of the insurgency fighting to oust U.S. forces from Iraq. Zobaie has been meeting Sunni...

2006-09-01 09:13:35

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Former U.S. Secretary of State James Baker, who heads an independent panel charged with taking a fresh look at U.S. policy in Iraq, met one of the most senior Sunni leaders in the Iraqi coalition government on Friday. Baker held talks with Deputy Prime Minister Salam al-Zobaie in his offices in the Green Zone government compound in Baghdad. Zobaie has been meeting Sunni tribal leaders as part of the government's efforts to defuse a bloody Sunni insurgency. The...

2006-05-02 14:29:40

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - His voice trembling with emotion, former U.S. Secretary of State James Baker on Tuesday described the drowning death of his 7-year-old granddaughter in a hot tub, as he joined calls for legislation to make swimming pools safer. "Four years ago, our hearts were broken. That's when our 7-year-old lost her life in an accident that need not have happened," said Baker, fighting to maintain his composure at an event held on the National Mall in front of the Capitol....


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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