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2014-09-29 16:24:21

Family Research Council and Liberty Institute Release "Undeniable: Survey of Religious Hostility to Religion in America 2014 Edition," Documenting More Than 1,600 Alarming Attacks on Religious Faith WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Liberty Institute and the Family Research Council released Undeniable: The Survey of Hostility to Religion in America 2014 Edition during the Values Voter Summit (VVS), Sept. 26-28. Despite 1,600 incidents documented this year--25...

2014-09-29 12:27:19

-Insights Gleaned from Nearly a Decade in Congress Will Enhance Strategic Value for Integrated Communications Firm - WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In continuation of LEVICK's rapid expansion of its public affairs capabilities, LEVICK announced today the hiring of former Congressman Connie Mack IV (R-Florida), who will assume the role of Executive Vice President for the firm. Mack served 4 terms in the United States House of Representatives and served as Chairman of the...

2014-09-29 08:28:01

Tweet It: @SherylCrow and @metheridge revisit their breast cancer journeys in the latest issue of @AARPMag. Read more here www.aarp.org/magazine WASHINGTON, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Friends since 1988, Sheryl Crow and Melissa Etheridge have endured their share of hardships--bad breakups, depression and for Etheridge, the anxiety around coming out sexually. But they fought their toughest battle when, within two years of each other, Crow and Etheridge each received a breast cancer...

2014-09-27 23:00:33

Libertarian momentum builds after the Board of Elections victory on Friday. The BOE approved Fifth District State Senate Libertarian candidate Gigi Bowman to appear on the ballot in a setback to objections filed by Republican incumbent Marcellino. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) September 27, 2014 The Libertarian Party's Governor Candidate, Michael McDermott, will join the Manhattan and Brooklyn Libertarian Party at their booth at the 40th Annual ATLANTIC ANTIC STREET FAIR this Sunday,...

2014-09-26 23:06:14

Incumbent Marcellino filed suit alleging fraudulent signatures Mineloa, New York (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 The continuing legal battle for the New York State Senate's Fifth District returns to court this morning, with a hearing at 9:30AM in the Nassau County Supreme Court. The matter is Index Number 8640/14 in the Supreme Court of the State of New York. At issue is whether or not Georgina "Gigi" Bowman will appear on the ballot this November 4th. The New York State Board...

2014-09-25 23:12:51

Keynote Speech by Former National Security Advisor Bruce Reidel: "Radicalization of Youth and Growth of Extremism." Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004. Wednesday, October 8, 2014 8:30am to...

2014-09-25 23:03:17

Low-Cost Loans Will Empower Families in the Developing World to Build New Futures San Diego CA (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 PCI (Project Concern International) and CEMEX announced a new partnership at the 2014 CGI Annual Meeting to transform urban slums in the developing world into resilient neighborhoods. The Urban Upgrading through Public Private Partnerships (UUPPP) program will involve public-private partnerships at the community level in pilot countries with low-cost loans to poor and...

2014-09-25 23:00:51

Drug and device firms that violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) risk untold fines and hassles and even criminal charges. In 90 minutes, top international Washington lawyers Michael Burke and Ed Cadigan of Arnall Golden Gregory LLP reveal lies and misconceptions that can ensnare drug and device firms, leading to noncompliance with FCPA. Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 FCPA Compliance Roadmap for Drug and Device Companies: Lies, Misconceptions and Traps that Cost...

2014-09-25 20:22:26

MarketOptimizer.org adds new report "Australia Knee & Hip Reconstruction Market Outlook to 2020" to its store. The objective is to provide information that represents the most up-to-date data of the industry possible. DALLAS, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Australia Knee Reconstruction Market Outlook to 2020 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140925/148356 "Australia Knee Reconstruction Market Outlook to 2020 , provides key market data on the Australia Knee Reconstruction...

2014-09-25 16:25:04

John Bolton PAC contributes to U.S. Senate candidate Mike McFadden, Rep. John Kline (MN-2), Stewart Mills (MN-8), & state Sen. Torrey Westrom (MN-7) WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ambassador John Bolton endorses four Minnesota Republican candidates for elected office and makes a PAC contribution to each campaign. The candidates include U.S. Senate contender Mike McFadden, Rep. John Kline (MN-2), Stewart Mills (MN-8), and state Sen. Torrey Westrom (MN-7). In the effort to...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'