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2011-04-13 18:02:00

NEW YORK, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight disabled Queens residents filed a class action lawsuit today charging systematic bias against low-income disabled individuals seeking Social Security Disability benefits in Queens. The suit against the U.S. Social Security Administration seeks the disqualification of five Administrative Law Judges (ALJs) at the Queens Office of Disability Assistance & Review (ODAR) because of their persistent denial of claims based on glaring and...

2008-08-12 00:00:34

For the three months ended June 30, 2008, ALJ (Pink Sheets: ALJJ) posted net income of $2,737,155 as compared to net income of $1,596,967 for the three months ended June 30, 2007. ALJ is the parent company of KES Acquisition Company dba Kentucky Electric Steel, the owner and operator of a steel mini-mill near Ashland, Kentucky producing both merchant bar quality flats (MBQ Bar Flats), and special bar quality steel flats (SBQ Bar Flats)....

2008-07-03 12:00:43

For the nine months ended June 30, 2008, ALJ (Pink Sheets:ALJJ) posted revenue of $133.4 million as compared to revenue of $111.3 million for the nine months ended June 30, 2007. For the quarter ended June 30, 2008, the revenue was $51.1 million as compared to revenue of $37.5 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2007. ALJ is the parent company of KES Acquisition Company dba Kentucky Electric Steel, the owner and operator of a steel mini-mill near Ashland, Kentucky. In a separate...

2006-07-26 00:23:58

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's unpopular president Roh Moo-hyun faced another likely setback to his leadership on Wednesday as voting started in parliamentary by-elections that were expected to be swept by the main opposition. Pre-election polling indicated the conservative Grand National Party would win three or all four of the seats up for grabs. Roh's left-of-centre Uri Party was expected to be shut out, and the liberal Democratic Party had a shot in one race....

2006-07-06 08:35:03

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Bush spoke by telephone on Thursday with Chinese President Hu Jintao and Russian President Vladimir Putin, a U.S. official said. The topic was not immediately announced but was likely to have included ways to respond to North Korea's missile tests. Bush spoke by telephone on Wednesday with Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi and South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun and stressed the need for a unified response in the United Nations to North...

2006-07-06 08:24:48

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Bush spoke by telephone on Thursday with Chinese President Hu Jintao and Russian President Vladimir Putin, a U.S. official said. The topic was not immediately announced but was likely to have included ways to respond to North Korea's missile tests. Bush spoke by telephone on Wednesday with Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi and South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun and stressed the need for a unified response in the United Nations to North...

2006-07-02 00:10:19

By Yoo Choonsik SEOUL (Reuters) - A veteran presidential aide with international experience is set to become South Korea's finance minister in a cabinet reshuffle on Monday, according to local media reports, citing sources at the presidential office. Kwon O-kyu, 54, has served as a policy secretary to three of the nine presidents in the country's modern history, including current President Roh Moo-hyun. News of Finance Minister Han Duck-soo's resignation came after financial markets...

2006-06-04 21:41:25

SEOUL (Reuters) - The approval rating for South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun has fallen to a new low of 20.2 percent following a stinging defeat for his left-of-centre party in local elections, a poll published on Monday showed. Roh's ruling Uri Party won only one of the 16 major races for provincial governors and city mayors in the May 31 election, while the opposition Grand National Party (GNP) had a sweeping victory in the polls. According to the poll by Gallup Korea published in...

2006-05-31 20:44:43

By Jon Herskovitz SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's main conservative party scored a landslide victory in local elections, official results showed on Thursday, dealing a blow to President Roh Moo-hyun and a key aide tipped as a possible successor. The drubbing for Roh's liberal Uri Party means Roh will likely will have little power to push forward his agenda to implement new tax policy, corporate reform and rules on foreign investment for the little under two years he has left in his...

2006-05-31 11:52:43

By Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's opposition won a crushing victory over President Roh Moo-hyun's ruling party in local elections on Wednesday, according to the official election commission and television exit polls. Riding a wave of sympathy for its leader who was slashed in the face during the campaign and public disenchantment over the ruling party, the opposition Grand National Party (GNP) won 11 of 16 major races to pick mayors and provincial governors. The ruling Uri...


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glogg
  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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