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2014-10-22 12:20:38

Fuel efficiency and spirited performance continue to define compact sedan RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As automakers have reaffirmed their commitment to offering upscale features in compact packages, it's been apparent that the small family sedan is undergoing something of a renaissance. For a clear indication of this innovation in practice, one needs look no further than the 2015 Chevy Cruze, which arrives at Sir Walter Chevrolet with compelling powertrain...

2014-10-22 08:27:02

Diwali, a festival of lights falls a week before Halloween, this year. On this uncommon occurrence, users at 123Greetings.com are enjoying sending cheerful and petrifying wishes simultaneously. NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diwali is an Indian festival of lights celebrated with lighting of oil lamps, decorating houses and offering prayers on a new moon night. The festival is believed to mark the triumph of good over evil. While most Indian Americans are celebrating this...

2014-10-22 08:21:49

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Working with the Army, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is providing operational support for a Persistent Threat Detection System (PTDS) aerostat system that is being evaluated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Customs and Border Protection (CBP) along the Southern border of the United States. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110419/PH85737LOGO-b Currently protecting coalition forces overseas, the U.S. Army uses PTDS to help...

2014-10-22 08:21:46

Strathmore Ford staff sees increase in interest of new models STRATHMORE, Alberta, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A Calgary-area dealership is preparing for an influx of drivers interested in its 2015 vehicle inventory by creating a number of informative Web pages on its website. These pages are aimed to help consumers make more informed decisions as to which vehicles will best suit their lifestyle and their budget. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141020/153111...

2014-10-22 08:21:45

New SUV models arrive at Calgary-area Jeep dealership AIRDRIE, Alberta, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Designed with an innate sense of Jeep-brand adventure, Grand Cherokee is recognized as the most awarded nameplate in SUV history. Over the course of that history, the popular vehicle has served Alberta drivers with sophistication and rugged capability. Back again for 2015, new Jeep Grand Cherokee models are available now at Airdrie Dodge. Photo -...

2014-10-21 23:11:13

Michael McDermott has caught a tidal wave of voter support and seems headed into the November Election with enough momentum for an upset. Candidate McDermott's vision focuses on Jobs and Taxes while opposition candidates offer a mixed message with familiar themes of hope and change. New York City, NY (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Michael McDermott has caught a tidal wave of voter support and seems headed into the November Election with enough momentum for an upset. Candidate...

2014-10-21 23:01:37

New Report from Global Justice Center & World Organisation Against Torture: US Abortion Restrictions of Foreign Aid Perpetuate Torture and Cruel, Inhuman and Degrading Treatment New York, NY & Geneva, Switzerland (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 Today marks the 20th anniversary of U.S. ratification of the United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT). Yet to this day, the U.S. repeatedly fails to meet its commitments under...

2014-10-21 16:28:23

Home health leaders support the advancement of program integrity measures to strengthen Medicare over arbitrary, across-the-board payment cuts WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare - a leading coalition of home health providers dedicated to improving the integrity, quality, and efficiency of home healthcare for our nation's seniors - today called for greater support for fraud prevention programs within the Medicare program in...

2014-10-21 12:31:58

TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Obama's appointment of Ron Klain to coordinate the government's attempt to combat Ebola signifies that the government's main concern is to manage pre-election public perceptions, states the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons. Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs, called Klain "a brilliant strategist," who is "known for his ability to manage...

2014-10-21 12:21:42

PARIS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) media briefings at the Euronaval 2014 International Naval Defense and Maritime Exhibition and Conference will cover topics ranging from maritime surveillance systems to the company's progress on the Littoral Combat Ship, and many other products and systems. The Euronaval show will run from Monday, Oct. 27, through Friday, Oct. 31, in Paris, France. Program experts will provide updates on products and capabilities...


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
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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