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2014-07-15 04:21:28

BERLIN, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Website wall.visitBerlin.com provides current information The German capital is expecting a large number of visitors to descend on the city to mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. "Guests want to experience first-hand how Berlin and its people have taken advantage of the historic opportunity given to them a quarter century ago," says Burkhard Kieker, CEO of visitBerlin. (Photo:...

2014-07-15 04:20:25

Program moves one step closer to full operational capability LONDON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The USS John Paul Jones (DDG 53) used a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-6 to destroy a supersonic high altitude target drone (AQM-37). The test moves the program one step closer to full operational capability. Deployed for the first time in December 2013, SM-6 provides the U.S. Navy extended range protection against fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles and...

2014-07-15 04:20:23

LONDON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During the first-ever SM-6 flight tests from a destroyer class ship equipped with Aegis Baseline 9, a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-6 destroyed a cruise missile target (BQM-74) at near the missile's maximum range. The USS John Paul Jones achieved the milestone while executing a series of three SM-6 flight tests designed to test the missile against subsonic, low altitude target drones (BQM-74) in over-the-horizon test scenarios. All three...

2014-07-14 23:09:14

Crystal Dental has announced that it will open a new office location in Sacramento, California. This location will offer the same general and cosmetic dentistry services as their other three locations for men, women and children. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Crystal Dental has recently announced that it will open a new office in Sacramento. The announcement has been made via LAD Solutions in in order to increase awareness about the office. In addition, the announcement has been...

2014-07-14 16:24:28

Unanimous vote to support health insurance rate regulation measure OAKLAND, Calif., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This weekend at their Executive Board meeting, the California Democratic Party voted by unanimous consent to endorse Proposition 45 (the Insurance Rate Public Justification and Accountability Act). Proposition 45 requires health insurers to justify and get approval for health insurance rate increases before they go into effect. This endorsement of...

2014-07-14 16:24:00

Minnesota Mission of Mercy Creates Massive Dental Clinic MINNEAPOLIS, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Dental Association and the Minnesota Dental Foundation are bringing the Minnesota Mission of Mercy to southern Minnesota on Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26 to provide free dental care to children and adults who face barriers to accessing dental care. The Verizon Wireless Center in Mankato was chosen as the site to accommodate the massive dental clinic...

2014-07-14 12:29:41

Commission to provide industry recommendations to government on how convergence can improve efficiency, services and capabilities WASHINGTON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The TechAmerica Foundation is launching a Technology Convergence Commission to bring technology leaders together to make recommendations to the U.S. Administration on the convergence of social, mobile, analytics and cloud (SMAC) technologies and their ability to improve government efficiency, services...

2014-07-14 12:26:51

Dr. Lisa M. Chatman, DDS, and Team to Offer Full-Service Dental Care, Personalized Treatment Plans SYRACUSE, N.Y., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new Aspen Dental office is opening in Valdosta, GA on Thursday, July 24. Located at 1609 Norman Dr., the conveniently located practice will provide dental services that range from dentures and preventive care to general dentistry and restoration. Dr. Lisa Chatman, lead dentist at the Valdosta office, received her Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)...

2014-07-14 12:24:46

WASHINGTON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is a schedule of upcoming luncheons at the National Press Club. Luncheon tickets are open to the public except where noted as "members and guests only." Credentialed press may cover Luncheons and Newsmakers. Events listed are subject to last-minute changes. Space may be reserved at any NPC Luncheon by calling 202-662-7501. To save time and avoid waiting in line, tickets can be paid for in advance by using a credit card or...

2014-07-14 12:23:26

LONDON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE: RDS.A) (NYSE: RDS.B) announces that on 14 July, 2014 it purchased for cancellation 122,578 "A" Shares at a price of 2396.73 pence per share. Following the cancellation of these shares, the remaining number of "A" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 3,950,802,671 and the remaining number of "B" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 2,440,410,614. Enquiries Shell Media...


Latest Politics Reference Libraries

Tori horse
2014-07-03 13:16:45

The Tori is a breed of horse that originated in Estonia. The first breed type was developed between 1890 to 1950 by crossing native mares with European stallions. The Tori’s quality slowly deteriorated from inbreeding depression found in the 1930s. The Tori was then crossed with Breton Post-Horse stallions to alleviate the inbreeding depression. As a result a larger type of Tori was developed and became widespread. Further crossbreeding was introduced with Hanoverian, Holstein and...

Dutch Heavy Draft
2014-06-13 15:06:40

The Dutch Heavy Draft is a fairly new species of horse from the Netherlands. After World War I they were developed for heavy draft and farm work by cross-breeding a Brabant, Zeeland-type Dutch mare and a Belgian Ardennes. Since 1925, the only horse allowed to be registered into the stud book is from registered parents. Other names for the breed are Dutch Draft, Dutch Draught or Nederland Trekpaard. It is a relatively tall horse that stands about 64 inches high. Its coat is normally...

The History Of Drone Technology
2014-05-26 09:05:12

Drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), are pilotless and non-crewed aircraft that are capable of flight either by remote control or through the use of on-board computers. Other names for these types of aircraft are remotely piloted vehicle (RPV), remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), and remotely operated aircraft (ROA). Drones are commonly used by the military, but are also being implemented in search and rescue operations and being utilized in other civil applications, such as...

Young Kerry Bog Pony
2014-04-17 12:16:10

The Kerry Bog Pony originated in Ireland, possibly a descendent of the Irish Hobby Horse, originally inhabiting the peat bogs of County Kerry, southwest Ireland. Although the exact origin of the Kerry Bog Pony is unknown, images from a 1617 book show similarities to the Irish Hobby as well as the Kerry Bog of today. The pony was initially used for transporting peat and kelp from the bog over a variety of terrain. Some were used to pull carts and others were for harness. When they were not...

EE-9 Cascavel
2014-02-05 12:39:46

Engenheiros Especializados S/A (Engesa) was a manufacturer of military trucks, armored fighting vehicles and civilian sport-utility vehicles located in Brazil from 1963 to 1993. In 1963, Engesa began as a private company installing all-wheel-drive systems in existing commercial trucks, rebuilt, adapted and updated armored vehicles and tanks from World War II which the Brazilian Army owned. The headquarters for Engesa started in Avenida Liberdade, Sao Paulo but moved to Avenida Das...

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