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2014-10-29 23:10:38

Private Jet Services (PJS) has hired Sue Hazard, former Director of White House Travel and Special Assistant to President Clinton, as Managing Director, Government Services at PJS. Hazard will focus on growing the company’s presence in the Washington DC area, specifically in government and political services. Seabrook, NH, (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Private Jet Services (PJS), a worldwide private aviation consulting firm, announces a new addition to its management team. Sue Hazard, former...

2014-10-29 23:02:00

San Marcos dentist, Jeffrey Allred has been recently certified with Allergan to provide dental Botox injections to patients with dental problems. San Marcos, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Jeffrey Allred DDS at Allred Dental in San Marcos, CA is now providing therapeutic Botox injections. Botox till recently was known to be used mainly for cosmetic purposes, but now it is used in dentistry as well. “Innovative uses have been found for Botox in the dentistry field. Research has shown...

2014-10-29 16:22:03

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- (MACP) -- Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs Salaheddine Mezouar announced today that Morocco will provide direct military, operational and intelligence support to the United Arab Emirates to assist in its fight against terrorism as part of a bilateral military cooperation agreement between the two countries. "Morocco will give its active support to the United Arab Emirates in their fight against terrorism and for the...

2014-10-29 16:21:50

Highlighting specs and features of 2015 Chevy Colorado, Silverado 2500HD, and GMC Sierra 1500 EDMONTON, Alberta, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- With the winter months fast approaching, the people at Drive Wheaton decided they would spend the month of October offering information solely on utility vehicles better able to handle the inclement road conditions. That includes an in-depth look at some of the most popular trucks on the Don Wheaton Chevy Buick GMC Cadillac lot. They...

2014-10-29 16:20:36

2015 Honda CR-V named Motor Trend SUV of the Year EDMONTON, Alberta, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Honda's new 2015 CR-V model has just been named the 2015 Motor Trend SUV of the Year. Honda's popular compact SUV had to beat out 18 other models to win this highly coveted award. The CR-V is always one of the best selling name plates in Edmonton every year. Staff at the local dealership Alberta Honda claim that the new 2015 Honda CR-V has been generating a lot of increased...

2014-10-29 12:33:45

Right Wing Text Spammer is Back with New Super PAC WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A right wing telemarketer with a history of scaring voters with misleading spam text messages in the 11th hour is back. A new report from the Center for Public Integrity warns that Gabriel Joseph, the man behind the controversial ccAdvertising, has formed a new super PAC known as The Survey Group PAC. This may mean a new round of illegal and anonymous political spam text messages will...

2014-10-29 12:27:33

Association's Voters Guides Cut Through Political Chatter, Give Voters Critical Information SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With less than a week to go before Election Day, financial security is the top concern for Illinois voters ages 50 and older. As Illinoisans ponder their votes for Congress, governor, state legislature and other elected offices, they can access AARP's Voter Guides and find reliable information on where candidates stand on Financial and...

2014-10-29 12:22:22

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), the lead Democrat on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies, which oversees funding for NASA, released the following statement on Tuesday's failed launch of an unmanned commercial rocket that was headed for the International Space Station: "I join with the space community in expressing my disappointment at the failed launch of the Orbital Sciences...

2014-10-29 08:34:20

Obamacare premium increases accompanied by elimination of rate-ups and application rejections as well as subsidies for some consumers SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HealthPocket examined the average health insurance premiums in the first year of Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) and compared them to the averages found in the pre-reform market it replaced. Premiums in the pre-reform and Obamacare individual health insurance markets were examined for...

2014-10-29 08:33:11

Health Plan Members Comprise Majority of Board of Directors NEW YORK, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/-- Health Republic Insurance of New York (Health Republic) announced today the results of its inaugural Member Director election to its Board. This marks the first time in New York State history that health insurance members voted for fellow members to represent them on a Board of Directors. In January 2015, the newly elected "Member Directors" will make up a majority of the board, holding nine of...


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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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