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2014-09-16 12:31:34

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report confirming what the Family Research Council (FRC) has been saying all along: The Affordable Care Act (ACA), commonly known as Obamacare, subsidizes elective abortion with taxpayer funds and lacks transparency in its abortion coverage. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080930/FRCLOGO Over the past several months, FRC has been examining abortion coverage on the...

2014-09-16 12:21:03

MONONA, Wis., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phoenix Nuclear Labs (PNL) announced today that retired Army Lt. Gen. William Phillips has joined its seven-member board of directors. Phillips recently retired after nearly 38 years of service and currently resides in Alexandria, Va. Over the course of his career, Phillips served as an aviator, an acquisition commander in Iraq and Afghanistan, and as the highest-ranking military acquisition officer in the Army. "I'm excited and...

2014-09-16 08:40:25

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 800,000 Americans have officially told the Federal Communications Commission they do not want the Internet regulated by Washington bureaucrats. American Commitment, a national advocacy organization, led an effort to have Americans opposed to new Internet regulations voice their opposition by filing public comments with the FCC. American Commitment plans to collect one million signatures, which will be delivered to the FCC,...

2014-09-16 08:27:06

Engaged Students Become Engaged Alumni and Donors PLAINWELL, Mich., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universities can create more engaged student leaders - who become active alumni - when they adopt a "F.U.N." mentality that fosters Friendship, Unique opportunities and Next-level team building, according to original research conducted by Mike Fritz, who has delivered more than 1,500 paid talks to colleges and has a master's degree in leadership. Photo -...

2014-09-16 04:21:01

U.S. adults more split on gay and bisexual candidates, those of Hindu or Mormon faith, and those unwilling to discuss their sexuality or religious views NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's all about the issues, right? Not necessarily, according to a new Harris Poll. When asked to describe their likelihood to consider voting for a presidential candidate fitting a varied series of backgrounds, there are clearly certain characteristics which are deterrents to strong percentages of...

2014-09-16 04:20:50

LONDON, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unique view of $750+ billion of research ensures standardized decision analytics for research funding organizations are a reality ÜberResearch [http://www.uberresearch.com ], a leading software developer for research funding organizations, today launched Dimensions, a cloud based business intelligence application coupled with a global database of funded research projects. It allows funding...

2014-09-15 23:03:26

National Military Family Association & UnitedHealth Group Work Together to Create Effective Solutions Alexandria, Virginia (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 The National Military Family Association (NMFA), a nonprofit that works to strengthen and protect military families, and UnitedHealth Group, a diversified health and well-being company, announced today that they are hosting an event on September 16th titled “Growing Our Own – Meeting the Behavioral Health Needs of Military...

2014-09-15 23:01:32

Octo Consulting Group, a leading provider of technology and management consulting services to the federal government, today announced it is opening two new offices in Alexandria, Virginia and Atlanta, Georgia to better serve existing and future federal government clients. The catalyst for this expansion is credited to the strong growth momentum of the company’s federal business in the core areas of management consulting, agile software development, data visualization, and data...

2014-09-15 16:26:09

LONDON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About Social GamingSocial gaming refers to the activity of playing games on social media platforms, networking sites, or within social media applications as a form of social interaction. Social games have features such as the ability to play with connected friends and chat with other players, which has led to an increase in the popularity of social gaming. The popularity of social media sites in the APAC region has contributed to the growth of...

2014-09-15 16:24:33

New Grant Awards and Advertising to Support Renewal and Enrollment in 2015 SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on high enrollment in 2014, Covered California launched its community outreach campaign for 2015 on Monday, including new grants to community groups and a comprehensive advertising campaign aimed at attracting new consumers and encouraging them to enroll in the state's health benefit exchange. "Today we are sharing stories about real people whose...


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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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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