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2013-05-08 12:21:38

WASHINGTON, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Stimson Center presents: (Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130228/DC68405LOGO) WHEN: Wednesday, May 15, 1:30 to 3 p.m. WHERE: The Stimson Center 1111 19th Street, NW, 12th Floor Washington, D.C. WHO: Brian Michael Jenkins, one of the world's top authorities on terrorism. He is a senior adviser to the president of the RAND Corporation and director of the Mineta Transportation Institute's Transportation Safety and Security...

2013-05-02 16:23:27

MagneGas Corporation adds leadership from Metal Cutting, Oil & Gas and Military Industries, Founder to Focus on Science TAMPA, Fla., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), the manufacturer of a technology that converts liquid waste into a hydrogen-based metal working fuel and natural gas alternative, announced today it is making several changes to its management team and Board of Directors to better position itself for...

2013-03-18 12:20:15

Actor Gary Sinise, The Gary Sinise Foundation, and Margery Kraus, CEO of APCO Worldwide, will also be recognized for their public service and philanthropy. Colbert I. King is the Emcee. WASHINGTON, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many current and former Members of Congress can point to bipartisan efforts that have strengthened American democracy over the years. While there have been many examples of cooperation from both sides of the aisle, Senators Richard Lugar and Sam Nunn...

2013-03-13 12:23:30

SAN ANTONIO, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Argyle Security, Inc. (dba ISI Security) (OTC Pink Sheets: ARGL.PK) ("ISI Security" or the "Company"), a service and solutions provider in the physical electronic security industry, announced today that, effective March 12, 2013, Mr. Ray Gilley has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Sam Youngblood, outgoing President and CEO, will continue working with the Company in a consultancy role and remain a Director on...

2013-03-06 08:21:06

"Pace of Work Doesn't Now Match the Urgency of the Threat...Consequences of Inaction are Potentially Catastrophic" WASHINGTON, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, George Shultz, Bill Perry, Henry Kissinger and Sam Nunn called for urgent attention on the nuclear threat and outlined key areas for President Obama and world leaders to address. With the 4th anniversary of President Obama's Prague speech fast approaching in April, this non-partisan call appeared in a new op-ed in...

2013-02-07 16:28:17

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn., Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new company has been formed to aid school districts, colleges, retail and corporate facilities to enhance their security precautions against armed intruders. Building Security Specialists offers a variety of services that can reduce the threat and enhance the response by organizations in case of an emergency. "We all witnessed the heartbreak of recent shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School and at malls and movie theaters, and I am...

2013-02-07 08:28:40

PASADENA, Calif., Feb. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Immunotech Laboratories, Inc. (PINKSHEETS : IMMB ) Immunotech Laboratories, Inc., today announced the appointment of Mr. Valentin Dimitrov to the company Board of Directors as Chief Financial Advisor effective immediately. Mr. Dimitrov (48) has an impressive professional history in the International Pharmaceutical World along with an impressive background in the formation and management of International Corporations, including the founding...

2013-01-28 12:28:28

MENLO PARK, Calif., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, announced today that Dave Habiger has become a Senior Advisor to the firm and its portfolio companies. Mr. Habiger most recently served as CEO of the NDS Group, a leading provider of technology solutions for the digital pay-TV industry. "Dave Habiger brings invaluable experience as both an entrepreneur and chief executive and will provide our firm and its portfolio companies with...

2012-11-14 12:23:33

Gary Sinise and the Gary Sinise Foundation, and Margery Kraus CEO of APCO Worldwide, will also be recognized for their dedication to public service and philanthropy WASHINGTON, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many current and former Members of Congress can proudly point to bipartisan efforts that have strengthened our nation over the years. While there have been many examples of cooperation from both sides of the aisle, Senators Richard Lugar and Sam Nunn exemplify...

2012-10-16 15:20:54

New Interactive Resource from the Nuclear Threat Initiative Asks, Can We Really Count on Luck to Keep Us Safe? WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fifty years ago, the United States and the Soviet Union spent two weeks on the brink of nuclear war during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Today, the threat of a nuclear crisis remains more dangerous and complicated than ever. The Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) today launched a new interactive resource about the 1962 crisis and...


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A cactus (plural, cacti or cactuses) is a type of succulent plant belonging to the dicotyledonous flowering plant family, Cactaceae. The Cactaceae has (depending upon the authority) between 24 and 220 genera, with around 90 genera being the most widely accepted count, and with anywhere from 1,500 to 1,800 species. Cacti are recognized natives of the Americas, mostly in desert areas. Some are also rainforest epiphytes, growing on tree branches where, despite the high rainfall, water drains off...

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