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2014-10-01 08:27:56

New Senior Vice President & 2 Vice Presidents Also Announced WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leland Kruvant has been named President of Creative Associates International, the global development company with major projects in education, economic growth, governance and conflict mitigation that has worked in 85 countries, it was announced today. (www.CreativeAssociatesInternational.com) http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131009/PH95053LOGO He replaces co-founder Charito...

2014-10-01 08:26:40

56% of likely voters say they, a family member, or a close friend has a disability WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rsvp for call at 1:30pm TODAY and to receive the dial-in information and caption link http://respectabilityusa.com/events-2/ NEW Bi-partisan poll of key battleground states presented by top pollsters, Democratic pollster Stan Greenberg PhD of Quinlan Rosner Research and Republican Pollster Whit Ayes, PhD of Northstar Opinion. Click here to download...

2014-10-01 08:22:48

Jaguar Orland Park has the XK in stock TINLEY PARK, Ill., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With the newest Jaguar coupe released, the F-Type, it seems as though the whirlwind has moved on from the previously famous coupe, the XK. But with the release of the F-Type, consumers can appreciate the XK as the clear starting point for the succeeding coupe. The engine, the racing technology, and the always present sporting-luxury interior are all present from the XK to the F-Type coupe....

2014-10-01 08:22:41

MONTVALE, N.J., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercedes-Benz just announced pricing on its most exclusive model, the S-Class Coupe. Launching in mid-October, the S-Class Coupe will start at a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $119,500 for the S550 4MATIC Coupe and $160,900 for the S63 AMG 4MATIC Coupe. The rear-wheel drive V12-powered S65 AMG Coupe launches in December and is priced at $230,900. All prices exclude $925 destination & delivery fee....

2014-10-01 08:21:23

Communicates ease of absentee voting, reminds voters deadlines vary by state WASHINGTON, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Nov. 4 midterm election nears, the Department of Defense (DoD) announced today that it is taking steps to ensure absentee voting is even easier for service members, their families and overseas citizens via FVAP.gov - the DoD's Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) Website - and the release of a new campaign aimed to ease first-time voters into the absentee...

2014-10-01 04:21:22

Majorities feel it's a crucial governing body, but many are unfamiliar with how justices are confirmed NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- October has arrived once again, and with it comes the impending return of the U.S. Supreme Court, which begins its new term next Monday. In anticipation of this, The Harris Poll asked Americans to deliberate on the nation's highest court, and found that despite two-thirds of Americans (68%) feeling it's a crucial governing body for the success of the...

2014-09-30 23:25:44

Patricia Jones, an owner of Jones Lumber Company and Jones Contractors, was named Statesman of the Year for Congressional District 7. Congressman Marsha Blackburn nominated Jones for the award. Henderson, Tenn. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 A Henderson woman has received an award from the Tennessee Republican Party. Patricia Jones, an owner of Jones Lumber Company and Jones Contractors, was named Statesman of the Year for Congressional District 7. Congressman Marsha Blackburn nominated Jones...

2014-09-30 23:20:38

The reach of MilitaryConnection.com aids Team Fisher House in raising funds for the Fisher House Foundation. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 The Fisher House Foundation depends on the generosity of its volunteers to support their fundraising efforts. Fisher House Foundation’s comfort homes, located at major military bases and VA medical centers, enable family members to be close to a loved one during hospitalization. Team Fisher House is the fundraising community of the Fisher House...

2014-09-30 23:18:33

Teeth replacement and restoration expert Dr. Saj Jivraj of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute in Oxnard and Thousand Oaks, Calif., is in the southern India city of Bangalore today and tomorrow to provide training on full mouth rehabilitation. The trainings are part of an ongoing educational effort that includes worldwide online education. Oxnard, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Teeth replacement and restoration expert Dr. Saj Jivraj of the Anacapa Dental Art Institute in Oxnard and Thousand...

2014-09-30 23:12:08

Tamils for Obama wrote a letter to India's PM Modi explaining why they felt that CM Jayalalithaa of Tamil Nadu might be the victim of a malicious prosecution, and why they hoped Modi's government would review the case. Chennai, India (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 "Jayalalithaa is probably the best and most popular politician in India," said the press spokesman for Tamils for Obama. "We love her, and we are worried that her recent *conviction for corruption may have had...


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
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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