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2014-01-30 08:27:06

Harness racing driver Anthony Coletta nearly killed in Nov. 17, 2013 incident PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attorneys from Saltz, Mongeluzzi, Barrett, & Bendesky, P.C., representing critically injured harness racing driver Anthony Coletta, are seeking a court order to force the owners of Harrah's Philadelphia Casino & Racetrack to permit a forensic investigation of the controversial track surface which has been linked to the horrific November 17, 2013...

2013-08-13 23:19:49

US Equity Advantage (USEA), a leading provider of biweekly and custom consumer loan acceleration services to the automotive industry, announced today that Vaden Automotive Group reports that their customers average $3,000 improved equity position when using USEA’s rapid loan payoff solution AutoPayPlus™. And, Vaden’s entire AutoPayPlus™ customer base will be in a better equity position of $13.5 million over the next two and a half years. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 US...

2010-09-08 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) today announced that Michael Barrett, Chief Information Security Officer at PayPal, has joined the organization's board of directors. NCSA is a nonprofit, public-private partnership focused on cybersecurity awareness and education to help a digital citizenry stay safe and secure in an increasingly connected world. It works across government, private, nonprofit and academic organizations toward that...

2009-09-02 04:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A lawsuit filed yesterday in Los Angeles County Superior Court alleges a complicated scheme by former employees to embezzle millions of dollars from Mantra Films, the Joe Francis-owned company that produces the Girls Gone Wild videos. The lawsuit presents compelling evidence uncovered by investigators that the tax indictment against Francis rose entirely out of efforts by a former accountant hoping to cover his theft of millions from Francis'...

2009-06-25 05:45:00

CyberDefender Continues To Build Experienced Management Team To Meet Growth Needs LOS ANGELES, June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a continuing effort to further bolster its management team as growth has accelerated, CyberDefender Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CYDE), an award-winning provider of PC security, Antispyware/ Antivirus Software, PC Optimization, PC Support, and Identity Theft Prevention solutions, announced today two new key management hires. Mr. Raffi Simonian, an...

2008-10-06 08:15:00

By Elise Ackerman San Jose Mercury News SAN JOSE, Calif. - The hacker who infiltrated Sarah Palin's e- mail account last month might have intended to embarrass the Republican vice presidential candidate, but the prank also exposed one of the Internet industry's most uncomfortable secrets: It is remarkably easy for someone to break into your online e-mail account. In a post on an online community bulletin board, the hacker, who called himself "Rubico," described how he broke into Palin's...

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2007-03-25 12:05:00

Patients rely on their physicians to recognize signs of trouble, yet for common heart murmurs, that ability is only fair at best. Fortunately, the solution is simple: listening repeatedly. In fact, intensive repetition "” listening at least 400 times to each heart sound "” significantly improved the stethoscope abilities of doctors, according to a study presented today at the American College of Cardiology's annual meeting. After demonstrating last year that medical students...

2006-06-30 22:30:32

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Juan Uribe homered and drove in five runs while Jon Garland pitched six strong innings as the Chicago White Sox beat the struggling Chicago Cubs 6-2 in interleague play Friday between the cross-town rivals at Wrigley Field. Uribe had a two-run single to key a three-run White Sox first inning and added an RBI double in the third and a two-run homer in the eighth in the opener of a three-game series between Chicago's two teams. "He was the reason we pretty much...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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