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2014-04-02 08:26:58

KIEV, Ukraine, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to reliable sources close to the Ukrainian Government, an order from the new defence Minister General-Colonel Mykhailo Koval will pre-release about 700 officer cadets at the National Defence University of Ukraine in order to bolster troop numbers on the front line with Russia, to take effect within the next 24 hours. "The cadets will receive officers' epaulettes and this move isn't without...

2014-04-02 08:26:36

BEIJING, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Digital TV Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STV) ("China Digital TV" or the "Company"), the leading provider of conditional access ("CA") systems and comprehensive services to China's expanding digital television market, today declared a special cash dividend of US$0.50 per share on the Company's ordinary shares, par value US$0.0005 per share. Each of the Company's American depositary shares represents one ordinary share. Shareholders of record...

2014-04-02 08:21:31

- Renowned British actor Tom Hiddleston stars in new film, "The Art of Villainy" extending Jaguar's "British Villains" campaign for the 2015 F-TYPE Coupe MAHWAH, N.J., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jaguar North America announced the continuation of its "British Villains" marketing campaign today with new online creative featuring Tom Hiddleston. The renowned British actor stars in a two-minute film, "The Art of Villainy," that debuted on YouTube today, as well as on the campaign's dedicated...

2014-04-01 23:27:20

Jigsaw Academy, a Bangalore-based, world-renowned Online Analytics training institute, shares an analysis of the data derived from Twitter on the general Indian voter sentiments over the last 30 days. Bangalore, India (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 Come the 2014 Indian Elections, the race to the top is more evident on social media than other medium. Campaigning and interacting with potential voters seems to be a trend that most political parties are taking onto on social networking sites, such as...

2014-04-02 00:22:24

WASHINGTON, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO FIRST FEDERAL BUILDING Profile America -- Wednesday, April 2nd. Critics of federal spending initiatives often allude with some disdain to the government's ability to create money. It's pure coincidence, though, that the first federal building commissioned under the country's new constitution was...

2014-04-01 23:01:29

US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) is releasing highly regarded data showing the increase of federal contracts in Illinois. Currently after reviewing the federal marketplace for available solicitations, US Federal Contractor Registration has found 356 contracting opportunities in Illinois. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) is releasing highly regarded data showing the increase of federal contracts in Illinois. Currently after...

2014-04-01 20:21:46

WASHINGTON, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Concord Coalition today welcomed the budget proposal from House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan but expressed concern that it does not represent a realistic blueprint for making progress on a fiscal sustainability plan. "It is the statutory duty of the House and Senate Budget Committees to produce a budget," said Robert L. Bixby, Concord's executive director. "Chairman Ryan thus deserves credit for following 'regular...

2014-04-01 20:21:28

KYIV, Ukraine, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Sunday, the Central Electoral Committee of Ukraine registered Valeriy Konovalyuk as a candidate in the special presidential election coming up on 25 May 2014. The new candidate promulgated his program, according to which he intends to unite all political forces in Ukraine and expand the powers of local governments in the country's constituent regions. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140401/NY94737 Valeriy Konovalyuk said that...

2014-04-01 16:25:35

Aspen Dental Practices to Make Donation to Oral Cancer Foundation for Advance Screenings During Oral Cancer Awareness Month in April SYRACUSE, N.Y., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, oral cancer kills more people in the U.S. than other more widely known forms of cancer, including skin, lymphatic, thyroid, and cervical cancers. According to the 2013 Annual Report to the Nation on the Status of Cancer, HPV-positive oral cancer, in particular, is rising at an alarming rate and...

2014-04-01 16:20:32

Buick SUV has more capability than Toyota Highlander at base trim SAN ANTONIO, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Finding a full-size crossover SUV with the necessary power to accelerate to comfortably to highway speeds just got easier with the 2014 Buick Enclave. This large crossover, available at Cavender Buick GMC West, is ready to serve its new owner right out of the box. The Cavender Buick GMC West research department is always looking for ways to show the intrinsic value of...


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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...

Goggomobil
2014-01-29 10:15:05

The Goggomobil is a micro-car line manufactured after World War II by Hans Glas GmbH -- from 1955 to 1969. There were three models produced. A T sedan, a TS coupe and a TL van. The Goggomobil initially used a two-cylinder, two-cycle, air-cooled 13.6 hp 245 cc engine with a top speed of 47 mph. Later, available engines were a 14.8 hp, 293 cc which could reach a top speed of 53 mph, and a 18.5 hp 392 cc. The engine was located behind the rear wheels and connected to an electric per-selective...

William Clark
2013-10-28 14:11:26

William Clark was an American explorer, territorial governor, soldier, and Indian agent who lived between August 1, 1770 and September 1, 1838. He is best known for his exploration of the territory between the Louisiana Purchase and the Pacific Ocean, which he conducted alongside Meriwether Lewis between 1803 and 1806. William Clark, born in 1770 in Caroline County, Virginia, was the ninth child born to John and Ann Rogers Clark. His family was known in the area as common planters with a...

Alexis Ohanian
2013-08-04 07:45:49

Born on April 24, 1983, Alexis Ohanian is an American internet entrepreneur, activist and investor based in Brooklyn, New York. He is best known for co-founding the social news website Reddit, helping launch travel search website Hipmunk, and starting social enterprise Breadpig. Ohanian attended the University of Virginia in 2005 and went on to start Reddit.com with co-founder Steve Huffman. Reddit was later acquired by another company, but Ohanian, stays closely connected by being on its...

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