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2014-07-28 00:20:17

KINSHASA, Democratic Republic Of The Congo, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- President Joseph Kabila furthered his commitment to eradicating the systemic problem of sexual violence and the recruitment of children into armed groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) by nominating Jeanine Mabunda Lioko as his special representative. Sexual violence and the recruitment of children into armed groups have plagued the DRC, particularly the war-torn east, for the past decade....

2014-07-27 12:20:15

OTTAWA, July 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today issued the following statement to recognize the anniversary of the signing of the Korean Armistice Agreement and Korean War Veterans Day. "Today, we take time to reflect on the bravery and sacrifice of more than 26,000 Canadians who served during the Korean War. More than 60 years ago, these young men and women left their homes and families--put their entire lives on hold--to travel...

2014-07-26 23:01:36

MarketOptimizer.org adds “BRIC Sinuscopes Market Outlook to 2020” to its store. Inquire before buying at http://www.marketoptimizer.org/contacts/inquire-before-buying?rname=9084. Dallas,Texas (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 “BRIC Sinuscopes Market Outlook to 2020,″ provides key market data on the BRIC Sinuscopes market. The report provides value, in millions of US dollars, volume (in units) and average prices (in US dollars) within market segments – Rigid Non-Video Sinuscopes. The report...

2014-07-25 23:09:08

Residents in close proximity to Orange Park, FL ready to take advantage of leading dental practice headed by Dr. Michael A. Sherman. Fleming Island, Florida (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Park Avenue Dental, a leading Florida-based dental practice headed by Dr. Michael A. Sherman, a top graduate of the University of Detroit School of Dentistry, has announced the extension of its services to the Fleming Island community. Being in such close proximity to Orange Park, where Park Avenue Dental’s...

2014-07-25 23:05:37

Home Care Assistance – Halton/Peel Region (http://www.GreaterTorontoHomeCare.ca), the area’s leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care, is weighing in on the recent announcement that the federal government will be supporting senior-led projects in Alberta through their New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP). Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Home Care Assistance – Halton/Peel Region (http://www.GreaterTorontoHomeCare.ca), the area’s leading provider of non-medical,...

2014-07-25 23:05:22

US-Mattress sleep poll reveals interesting findings about political affiliation and its impact on the probability of a good night’s sleep. Brighton, MI (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 In an election year that is plagued by a climate of political uncertainty, it’s no surprise that Americans may not be sleeping well, and political affiliation could have something to do with it, according to a new poll conducted by US-Mattress. The US Mattress Survey, which asked more than 200 consumers from...

2014-07-25 23:00:14

Dental Perfection is Now Taking Pre-Registrations for the New Practice, Which is in the HollyBrook Medical Centre Staffordshire, UK (PRWEB) July 26, 2014 Dental Perfection, a Derby cosmetic dentist that specializes in a variety of dental services including general dentistry, clear braces and much more, has just announced a new practice opening in September this year in Derby. The new practice, which is scheduled to open in mid-September, is at the HollyBrook Medical Centre in Littleover,...

2014-07-25 16:24:20

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Escalating violence in Israel has many travelers turning to travel insurance to learn their options. Squaremouth, America's fastest growing travel insurance comparison site, explains that while travel insurance policies may not cover the events in Israel, there is a solution for travelers. In order for the events in Israel to be covered by travel insurance, they must fall under one of the policy's covered reasons. Most travel...

2014-07-25 12:24:46

Part of the Government's comprehensive approach to tackle prescription drug abuse OTTAWA, July 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, today issued a national Call for Proposals to improve the prescribing practices for prescription drugs that have a high risk of abuse or addiction. Health Canada will devote $3.6 million to support the development of evidence-based practices for appropriate prescribing of the most commonly abused classes of...

2014-07-25 12:21:08

Large crossover SUV now available at Honda of Bartlesville BARTLESVILLE, Okla., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Offering drivers a versatile, eight-seat interior cabin along with a confident and capable performance profile, the latest edition of Honda's large crossover SUV proves once again that sophistication can also be affordable. Now available in the Tulsa area for the new model year, the 2015 Honda Pilot brings with it an assortment of excellent features and amenities,...


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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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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