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2014-04-29 16:21:22

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) is glad to see the Obama Administration proposing reauthorization for a multi-year surface transportation bill and engaging in the vitally important conversation about the future of America's serious need for greatly improved infrastructure. Rick Patek, AEM Chair and Group President, Aggregate and Mining, Astec Industries Inc., made this statement: "Overall, we are glad to see...

2014-04-28 12:22:22

ARLINGTON, Va., April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, trucking industry leaders called on the Obama administration to focus on the real challenges, and real solutions, to the nation's infrastructure funding woes. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100129/ATALOGO "We expect that in the coming days Secretary Foxx and the Obama administration will present their transportation reauthorization plan to Congress," said ATA President and CEO Bill Graves. "While this proposal...

2014-04-17 23:02:47

Applauding their efforts to “expand energy choices for Americans,” the Obama Administration today presented its Champions of Change Award to 10 solar organizations. Following the announcement, Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), released the following statement. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Applauding their efforts to “expand energy choices for Americans,” the Obama Administration today presented its Champions of Change Award...

2014-04-07 12:34:09

- New jobs data underscores impact of cuts on home health professionals, most of whom are women - WASHINGTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to the March jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), jobs in the home health sector continue to be impacted by recently-imposed Medicare home health cuts. Since implementation of the cuts began on January 1, the nation's home health community has witnessed a significant decline in job growth. With women...

2014-04-02 16:35:29

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), which focuses on constitutional law, said today an effort by the Obama Administration to transfer control of the Internet from U.S. hands to a "multinational" body is extremely dangerous which would put the online liberty of Americans at great risk. The Commerce Department has signaled that it wants to give up American control over the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and...

NSA Overhaul Proposed By White House And Congress
2014-03-26 06:37:17

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online President Obama and members of Congress proposed on Tuesday plans to end the National Security Agency's (NSA) bulk collection and storage of Americans’ telephone records, although both proposals would still allow the Obama administration to access this information when needed. Speaking at a nuclear summit in The Hague, the president said his plan would address the “core concerns” about the government storing such vast...

2014-03-19 08:23:53

PORTLAND, Ore., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Green Building Initiative (GBI) Vice President for National Affairs Erin Shaffer participated in an event at the U.S. Department of Agriculture headquarters on Tuesday, March 18(th), designed to highlight the Obama Administration's commitment to promoting building construction projects that use green materials, while also supporting jobs in rural communities. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140319/PH85963-a) (Photo:...

2014-03-11 23:00:31

The Obama administration this week announced it would scrap much of a proposed plan to limit the types of antidepressants and other drugs seniors can get through Medicare Part D. The following statements from health care policy experts at The Heartland Institute – a Chicago-based free-market think tank – may be used for attribution. (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 The Obama administration this week announced it would scrap much of a proposed plan to limit the types of antidepressants and other...

2014-03-05 16:26:10

Benefits, Not Guilt & Blame, Are Motivators WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama needs to improve his plea for youth to sign up for health care before the March 31 deadline under the Affordable Care Act, say former White House spokesman Robert Weiner and policy analyst Emily Kopp in the Palm Beach Post today. The piece is entitled, "Obama Needs New Health Law Plea for Youth; Guilt and shame fail as motivators for kids." "Kids will sign up for health insurance...

2014-03-05 12:26:29

Commission Calls on the Obama Administration to Let the FDA Act and Ban Menthol Flavoring in Cigarettes WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Citizens' Commission to Protect the Truth, a group of all living former U.S. Secretaries of Health, Education, and Welfare; U.S. Secretaries of Health and Human Services; U.S. Surgeons General; and Directors of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from every administration, Republican and Democrat, since that of...


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  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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