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2014-09-26 16:22:47

NEW YORK, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC called Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas's address to the UN General Assembly a rhetorical cocktail of hatred, deceit and distortion. Once again, as in his previous UN speeches, Abbas undermined prospects for advancing peace. "President Abbas today offered no fresh ideas, indeed no hope for peace," said AJC Executive Director David Harris. "Recycling well-worn and false accusations against Israel, ignoring the damage...

2014-09-25 16:20:32

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The PA Taxi Association and the Taxi Workers Alliance of Pennsylvania issued the following statement following a recommended decision by two Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission Administrative Law Judges to deny the petition by Rasier-PA LLC to launch ride-sharing services across much of the Commonwealth. "Our members are pleased that the Commission's ALJs are focused on public safety," said Ronald Blount, President of the Taxi Workers...

2014-09-25 12:20:54

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SAP National Security Services (SAP NS2(TM)) today announced the formation of a leadership Advisory Board composed of some of America's most sought-after experts in national security and technology. Members of the Advisory Board will play a key role in helping the software company and its customers grapple with today's most pressing national security threats by leveraging the capabilities of SAP NS2's solution offerings. Photo -...

2014-09-25 08:32:29

Acquisition would further strengthen Blackhawk's leadership position in prepaid solutions for the global incentives and rewards marketplace PLEASANTON, Calif., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackhawk Network, a leading prepaid and payments network announced today a definitive agreement under which Blackhawk will acquire all outstanding shares of Parago, Inc. for approximately $290 million. Parago is a leader in providing global incentive and engagement solutions that drive customer...

2014-09-24 20:23:19

Largest VA employees union committed to working with Secretary McDonald to deliver exceptional care to veterans WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald today delivered an impassioned presentation at the AFGE National VA Council labor-management meeting in Washington, D.C., laying out a clear vision focused on providing timely, quality, and innovative care to our nation's heroes. In doing so, McDonald stressed the...

2014-09-24 12:26:08

Government of Canada partners with BOKS, Reebok Canada Fitness Foundation, and the Canadian Football League to get kids more physically active TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, Minister Ambrose, joined by Mark Cohon, CFL Commissioner, Michael Rossi, President, adidas Group Canada and Katherine Tulle, Founder and Executive Director, Build Our Kids' Success (BOKS) announced that BOKS, a before-school physical activity program will be made available for the first time in Canada. BOKS is...

2014-09-24 08:28:48

New Effort Seeks Immediate, Significant Funding Increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ACT for NIH: Advancing Cures Today announced a national, non-partisan effort to seek an immediate, significant funding increase for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to enhance life-saving medical research for patients around the world. ACT for NIH brings together patients, scientists, advocates, and lawmakers on both sides of the aisle to...

2014-09-24 08:22:42

NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, President of Indonesia, has been nominated to be the next Chair of the Council of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI). President Yudhoyono accepted the nomination at the GGGI Leaders' Gathering, which was held on the occasion of the United Nations Climate Summit 2014 in New York. The Gathering was attended by a number of high-level officials, including heads of state, such as President Park Geun-hye of Korea....

opening of climate change summit
2014-09-24 07:27:37

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While US President Barack Obama and Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio attracted much of the press coverage for the 2014 UN Climate Change Summit on Tuesday, behind the scenes more than 120 world leaders met together to debate policy and commit resources to solving the growing issue. According to The Guardian, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon opened the event by calling climate change the “defining issue of our age” and said that...

Climate Cahnge Joint conclusions
2014-09-24 07:10:49

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Speaking at the 2014 UN Climate Change Summit on Tuesday, US President Barack Obama challenged China to do more to help reduce carbon emissions and protect the environment. In comments made during the one-day meeting hosted by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in New York, the President said that China – which is the most populous nation on Earth and also experienced the quickest increase in carbon pollution levels – had to join...


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