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2014-08-12 08:21:46

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced that Brian Colan has been named vice president, controller and chief accounting officer effective Aug. 18, 2014. Colan replaces Christopher Gregoire, who has held the position since March 2010 and will lead the financial responsibilities for Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training as vice president, Finance and Business Operations. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140402/PH96591LOGO In...

2014-08-11 23:07:06

Simpolfy, a new non-partisan political technology startup, aims to tell you what representatives and bills you support, and allow you to easily contact your representative through the website. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Just accepted into the Fledge incubator program, Simpolfy has reached over $10,000 in its $50,000 crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo: http://igg.me/at/simpolfy/. Using a questionnaire, Simpolfy determines a user’s political profile. Legislation is broken down...

2014-08-11 23:05:24

Shortage of workers in Electricity sector represents major opportunity for women. Ottawa, Ontario (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 Electricity Human Resources Canada (EHRC), today announced its Bridging the Gap project, a public / private initiative that aims at increasing the representation of women as skilled workers in the electricity and renewable energy sector, in Ontario and nationally. EHRC will be the central point of contact to provide women with information on career training, mentoring...

2014-08-11 20:24:58

STONY BROOK, N.Y., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Softheon, Inc., a proven leader in health insurance marketplace integration and business operation, announced today that Health Republic Insurance Company (HRIC) has chosen the Marketplace Connector Cloud (MC2) as their software platform that will integrate and transition its comprehensive plan offerings for individuals and SHOP plans, both on and off Exchange, to the Federally Facilitated Marketplace (FFM). HRIC is a non-profit...

2014-08-11 16:20:50

Restyled, affordable sedan now available at Avondale Nissan AVONDALE, Ariz., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In the search for a viable commuter car, the decision often dials down to sacrificing sophistication to save a buck. In the process, a spine-rattling ride and forgettable design make many buyers wonder how much a mile-per-gallon is really worth. However, one vehicle has long changed the conversation in this regard, and it's now available for...

2014-08-11 12:28:14

AARP Illinois Survey Also Reveals Voters Worried About Income not Keeping Up with Cost of Living, Healthcare, Taxes, and Many Feeling They Will Need to Postpone Retirement SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With less than three months before the election Illinois voters ages 50 and older are very anxious about the economy; they believe their incomes are not keeping up with the increasing costs of living, health care costs, or taxes, and are increasingly worried about...

2014-08-11 12:24:23

On-Going Trend Gives Top 5% Nearly Half-Trillion Dollars In Added Annual Income In 2012 NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jobs gained during the economic recovery from the Great Recession pay an average 23% less than the jobs lost during the recession according to a new report released today by The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) under the leadership of President Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson. The annual wage in sectors where jobs were lost during the downturn was...

2014-08-11 12:23:21

LONDON, August 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE:RDS.A) (NYSE:RDS.B) announces that on 11 August, 2014 it purchased for cancellation 595,091 "A" Shares at a price of 2384.66 pence per share. Following the cancellation of these shares, the remaining number of "A" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 3,946,731,869 and the remaining number of "B" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 2,440,410,614. Enquiries Shell Media...

2014-08-11 12:21:38

TERRACE, BC, Aug. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - Hawkair is excited to announce Karolina Bulvova has been selected to its Women in Leadership Executive Development Program. "Karolina is an impressive individual with an intense passion for the industry and for helping others" said Jay Dilley President of Hawkair. "With her unique approach to developing others through analytical frameworks Karolina will be enriching the areas she supports." Karolina's program flight plan includes sharing...

2014-08-11 12:21:06

Honda creates perfect vehicle for moms and dads on the go EDMONTON, Alberta, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- For those families in need of more space during the daily commute, and possibly more features to keep the back seat passengers occupied, an Edmonton dealership is offering a vehicle that is predicted to meet all of their needs. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140808/134841 Alberta Honda is gearing up to offer the 2015 Honda Odyssey within its inventory and...


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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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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