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2014-07-15 16:21:45

TERRACE, BC, July 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Hawkair is pleased to announce the selection of Taryn Acheson into the Women in Leadership Executive Development Program. "Taryn has been the architect of our safety system and has shown great resolve through its tremendous progress over the years" said Jay Dilley President of Hawkair. "We're very excited to have Taryn broaden her horizons and embrace her unique leadership style by sharing her knowledge and insights" The Women in Leadership...

2014-07-15 12:33:18

HONG KONG, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Doogee, one of the most respected cell phone suppliers to the online retailer DX.com, is proud to announce the pre-sale of its long awaited DG310. Doogee fans can pre-order it now. The partnership between DX and Doogee means that fans will have easy access to the newest Doogee phone at prices lower than ever. http://www.prnasia.com/sa/2010/12/28/20101228895113.jpg The Doogee DG310 is the newest in the Voyager series and improves upon its...

2014-07-15 08:33:39

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2014 (WPC), Layered Tech, a leading global provider of secure and compliant hosting services, will launch a new federal cloud platform that will deliver unparalleled flexibility and security for federal agencies and government clients that require cloud computing services. The conference is in Washington, D.C. and runs July 13 - 17. Layered Tech Government Solutions, formerly New World Apps,...

2014-07-15 08:32:38

Govini Founder to Co-Chair Committee's Proactive Disclosure Subcommittee as Part of Open Government Initiative SAN FRANCISCO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Government transparency expert Eric Gillespie, founder and CEO of Govini, has been appointed to the newly formed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee and will chair the subcommittee on proactive disclosure. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140714/126896 Intended to propose ways to improve and modernize...

2014-07-15 04:22:28

GRIFFITH, Ind., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A "Seniors Advocate" Democrat from Indiana launched the new website www.ObamacareHurtsSeniors.com. Woodrow Wilcox is a former elected Democratic Party precinct committeeman and a former elected delegate to the state convention of Indiana Democrats. But, also, he has helped senior citizens with Medicare related medical bill disputes for over a decade. He has seen how the Obamacare law has harmed senior citizens and he wants...

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...


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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Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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