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2014-04-15 08:38:15

Agreement with Carahsoft enables Shavlik to meet government's growing demand for more advanced patch management solutions MINNEAPOLIS, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Shavlik, a recognized leader in agentless patch management, and Carahsoft, the trusted government IT solutions provider, announced today that they have entered into a government-focused distribution agreement. The companies will work together to address demand for Shavlik's solutions for patch and IT management within...

2014-04-15 08:30:49

Continued dialogue needed to make a tangible difference OTTAWA, April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, reaffirmed her commitment to tackle the growing problem of prescription drug abuse head on. The Government of Canada will continue to work with groups like the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse, different levels of government, doctors, pharmacists, First Nations representatives, law enforcement and addictions specialists to help combat...

2014-04-15 08:29:39

-- Forum Will Bring Together Influential Industry Executives Examining Leadership Strategies for the New Global Healthcare Environment -- NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Vanguard Group for Leadership, an advisory group focused on fostering high-performance leadership, announced today the inaugural Vanguard Forum for Healthcare Leaders ('The Forum'), an invitation-only gathering of senior healthcare industry executives examining management strategies and learnings across an...

2014-04-15 08:27:23

April issue also features a set of essays on South Asia, two articles on Zimbabwe, and an essay on Freedom House's latest report on the state of "Freedom in the World." WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "In severely divided societies with ethnically based parties, ordinary majority rule usually results in ethnic domination," writes Donald L. Horowitz in "Ethnic Power Sharing: Three Big Problems." Although power-sharing institutions can ameliorate this problem,...

2014-04-15 04:20:07

BAKU, Azerbaijan, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As the crisis in Crimea continues, Azerbaijan has warned the international community against judging the territorial crisis in Nagorno-Karabakh and surrounding regions by the same criteria as Ukraine's. Vice-president of EuroNest Parliamentary Assembly and member of the Azerbaijani delegation to PACE Elkhan Suleymanov said Ukraine and Azerbaijan do have one key legal point in common: They have both suffered...

2014-04-14 23:10:38

Uniformed Services Health Professional Placement (USHPP) offers permanent job placement services specifically designed for the military practitioner. A new website offers job candidate announcements, candidate resources and much more. Lampe, MO (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Uniformed Services Health Professional Placement (USHPP) offers permanent job placement and transition services specifically designed for the military practitioner who has decided to leave the uniformed service and begin...

2014-04-14 23:04:47

New white paper tells contractors they must change. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) April 14, 2014 Aronson LLC, one of the leaders in providing accounting, auditing, tax, and consulting services to federal government contractors, today released a new white paper with a straightforward message for companies doing business with Washington: You have to “rethink everything” you are doing given the enormous changes that are taking place in the government contracting marketplace. “Federal...

2014-04-14 12:30:28

OAKLAND, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To help Americans see how their federal taxes are being spent, the Independent Institute today is launching the free mobile MyGovCost App based on the Government Cost Calculator website at MyGovCost.org. Available in the Apple App Store for the iPhone and iPad, MyGovCost personalizes how any American taxpayer's taxes are spent by the U.S. government in 2014 and over his/her lifetime. "MyGovCost provides custom-made calculations that...

2014-04-14 00:21:46

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO ASSIGNED SEATING Profile America -- Monday, April 14th.( )The distribution of political representation under the Constitution was authorized on this date in 1792. Based on the results of the 1790 Census, the House of Representatives was to be apportioned according to population, coming as near to...

2014-04-13 20:20:17

ST. LOUIS, April 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) called the shootings earlier today at two Jewish community centers near Kansas City, which left three people dead, "an unspeakable and heinous act of violence" and called on the public not to draw any conclusions until authorities have released the results of the investigation. While authorities have not yet determined whether the incidents were a hate crime, ADL remains in close contact with...


Latest Politics Reference Libraries

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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