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2014-07-28 20:20:27

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A bipartisan bill to rename Philadelphia's iconic 30th Street Station in honor of former U.S. Representative William (Bill) H. Gray III passed the House of Representatives on a voice vote today. Introduced in June by Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA), with the support of the full Pennsylvania delegation, the legislation honors the late Philadelphia Congressman for his outstanding public service career, including his leadership on...

2014-07-28 16:26:28

The measure would seek to correct longstanding systemic problems within the department WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The country's largest wartime veterans organization welcomed the introduction of a bill in Congress that would fix longstanding, widespread problems within the Department of Veterans Affairs, which have impaired its ability to deliver timely health care and benefits to America's veterans. At a news conference today, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Rep....

2014-07-28 12:24:08

LONDON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE: RDS.A)(NYSE: RDS.B) announces that on 28 July, 2014 it purchased for cancellation 430,000 "A" Shares at a price of 2397.70 pence per share. Following the cancellation of these shares, the remaining number of "A" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 3,949,069,312 and the remaining number of "B" Shares of Royal Dutch Shell plc will be 2,440,410,614. Enquiries Shell Media...

2014-07-28 12:22:34

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- FlyersRights.org, the largest US based airline passenger organization, in light of the shoot down of the MH 17 flight over eastern Ukraine, has called on all airlines to provide passengers on international flights with detailed route maps on their web sites, so passengers can decide whether to take such flights for themselves. Paul Hudson, the group's president and longtime member of the FAA and TSA advisory committees on aviation...

2014-07-28 12:21:46

Award Will Be Accepted by General Frank J. Grass, Chief of the National Guard Bureau, on Thursday, November 13, 2014 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Center WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Men and Women of The National Guard have been selected to receive the 2014 American Patriot Award, presented annually by the National Defense University Foundation (NDU Foundation). This year's American Patriot Award, which annually recognizes leaders who have...

2014-07-28 12:21:31

Refined features complement brawny performance on latest edition of powerful truck HUMBLE, Texas, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Unlike with most other vehicle segments, customers shopping for a heavy-duty pickup generally take a more even-handed approach to choosing between competing vehicles. Performance, after all, is the most telling characteristic for any heavy-duty work truck; all other frills rank as a distant second. However, one heavy-duty truck has managed to stock...

2014-07-28 12:21:19

Restyled crossover SUV coming soon to Robbins Nissan HUMBLE, Texas, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Thirteen years ago, the introduction of the Nissan Murano planted the early seeds of what has become one of America's favorite vehicle classes, the crossover SUV segment. Now, for the new model year, the elder statesman of the class receives a full redesign, bringing full-circle a trend toward sophisticated versatility that it helped to pioneer. The 2015 Nissan Murano, long the...

2014-07-28 08:26:18

Pyramyd Air, the world's largest Internet airgun retailer, has announced its Christmas in July Sale. The sale will run from July 25 through July 31, 2014 to include fantastic deals on airgun and airsoft products and accessories. SOLON, Ohio, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Christmas in July has become very popular throughout the years. It's not only an excuse to have a sale, but customers don't have to wait another 153 days to score some great deals. All the benefits of...

2014-07-28 08:22:51

New Nissan Model Research page can be found on dealer's website AVONDALE, Ariz., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As an increasing amount of shoppers perform a greater amount of his or her research online, there has been a greater need for pertinent information regarding the latest available models. However, it can often be difficult to separate the valuable information from the "noise," so to speak. Fortunately, one Phoenix-area auto dealer is now featuring an updated webpage...

2014-07-28 08:22:34

Sleek crossover SUV now available at Honda of Bartlesville BARTLESVILLE, Okla., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In what has become an increasingly competitive vehicle segment, it has long seemed as though two models have risen to the top of the crossover SUV hill. But how do they compete against one another? That's the question being asked by Tulsa-area dealership Honda of Bartlesville, who now offers automotive shoppers a detailed comparison between its 2014 Honda CR-V and the...


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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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