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2011-10-25 15:19:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While Michael Bloomberg has been running around blaming gun laws in other states for his city's crime problems, eight New York City police officers were allegedly involved in a gun smuggling operation "right under his nose," the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today. Reuters reported that eight officers have been charged in connection with the case. All were working in Brooklyn, and according to the...

2011-10-24 17:15:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A spike in crime over the past few weeks while New York City policemen and women have been diverted to deal with the on-going Occupy Wall Street protest proves that Mayor Michael Bloomberg's anti-gun policies are working against law-abiding citizens who cannot protect themselves from crimes of opportunity, the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today. The New York Post reported over the weekend that the...

2011-10-05 07:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the third year running, the Carnegie Council declared September to be Sustainability Month. The online activities kicked off with three forums on different aspects of sustainability. These discussions feature a wide range of contributors, from philosopher Ronald Sandler, to writer and advocate on population issues Laurie Mazur, to author and activist Bill McKibben. Online resources also include a special profile of leader New York...

2011-09-20 10:54:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's call for more gun control laws while advocating the closure of prisons in a Sunday speech proves he is "drinking too much of Michael Bloomberg's Kool-Aid," the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms said today. Gov. Cuomo made his comments during a Harlem breakfast prior to the African-American Day parade, according to the New York Daily News. He reportedly said closing some prisons...

2011-09-16 14:16:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Friday warning that there could be riots in the streets if something isn't done quickly to produce jobs and get the economy moving leaves an important question: How do people defend themselves under the city's current restrictive gun laws? The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today called on Bloomberg to answer that question. CCRKBA Chairman Alan Gottlieb noted that the...

2011-09-13 09:08:00

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud today announced Alarab will be the name of his new international news channel scheduled to be launched in 2012. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110913/PH67273 ) The well-known Saudi journalist, Mr. Jamal Ahmad Khashoggi, will be managing this new 24-hour channel which will target Arabic-speaking viewers across the Arab world and beyond. Alarab will focus editorially on...

2011-09-07 08:52:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 7, 2011, /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jay Sekulow, Chief Counsel of the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), said today the organization has heard from more than 35,000 Americans who are urging New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to reverse his decision banning prayer and religious leaders from participating in the 10th anniversary remembrance at Ground Zero. "The decision by the Mayor to prohibit prayer at this most solemn occasion is offensive to millions of...

2011-09-01 09:51:00

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, PrecisionIR Group and Bloomberg Markets magazine launch Bloomberg Markets Spotlight - an integrated media platform connecting institutional and retail investors with today's leading companies. Combining the unsurpassed reach of Bloomberg Markets among institutional investors with PrecisionIR's multi-media investor outreach efforts, Bloomberg Markets Spotlight is an investor relations showcase for public companies, providing an innovative...

2011-07-14 10:53:00

DETROIT, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Michigan Media, a network of ethnic and minority media throughout the state, will host a conference focused on the role of immigration in the revitalization of Michigan's economy on Monday, July 18, at Wayne State University. "Our campus is not only a center of intellectual inquiry and debate; we also have the most diverse student body in Michigan and play a key role in economic development," said WSU President Allan Gilmour. "This is...

2011-07-14 08:00:00

-- Azure Dynamics sells 10 Transit Connect Electric vans to New York City in support of Mayor Bloomberg's 'PlaNYC' agenda to create a greener New York City -- NYC launches educational program to encourage city residents to consider EV vehicles -- Syosset Ford, in Huntington, New York managed the transaction OAK PARK, MI, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Azure Dynamics Corporation (TSX: AZD)(OTC: AZDDF) ("Azure" or...