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2014-07-29 04:21:45

More than half of Republicans and Democrats give Congress a rating of poor NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past few months the air in Washington, D.C. has continued to grow heavy and oppressive, and this has had nothing to do with the weather. The partisan fighting is contentious and the intra-party fighting is not far behind in intensity. Americans are definitely taking notice of this, and the force of their displeasure is evident in how they feel about Congress,...

2014-07-28 23:05:55

Northridge dentist, Dr. Ariz, is currently offering new patients a $100 coupon to use toward dental treatments. Northridge, CA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Top Northridge dentist, Dr. Farshid Ariz, is now offering a $100 coupon for new patients. Finding a new dentist can be an intimidating experience. Many people struggle with dental anxiety or dental issues that have gone untreated and worry about how they will connect with a new dental care provider. Dr. Ariz specializes in patients with...

2014-07-28 23:02:54

Gravis Marketing conducted polls in Montana, Kentucky, and Florida. The polls were conducted with Human Events on the upcoming election. Winter Springs, Florida (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 New Montana Results Democratic US Senator John Walsh is losing ground in the Montana Senate race according to results from the latest Gravis Marketing/Human Events poll in Montana. Forty-five percent of the respondents to the survey said they would vote for Republican Representative Steve Daines while only...

2014-07-28 23:01:28

Dr. Stewart Shofner of Shofner Vision Center created Operation Military June to raise funds and increase public awareness for local not-for-profits that supports the US Military and their families. Dr. Shofner will donate nearly $5,000 to local not-for-profit organizations in support of their efforts. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Shofner Vision Center recently wrapped up another successful Operation Military June. Renowned LASIK and Cataract Surgeon, Dr. Stewart Shofner created...

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...


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
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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