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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....

2014-09-23 20:21:01

WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Speaking at the UN Climate Summit in New York City today, European Commission President José Manuel Barroso said that the European Union will aim to cut domestic greenhouse gas emissions 40 percent by 2030, and set a renewables target of at least 27 percent and energy savings of 30 percent. "I am confident that EU leaders will seal this deal at their summit in October." President Barroso noted that "these targets are milestones...

2014-09-23 16:30:27

AT&T Aspire contribution is part of more than $12.5M Distributed Across U.S. HAYWARD, Calif., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The California State University, East Bay Foundation will receive $276,548.61 from AT&T to expand the Hayward Promise Neighborhood initiative. The program, which serves over 10,000 residents and over 3,000 students in the Jackson Triangle neighborhood, was one of the first five communities in the country selected to pilot the U.S. Department of Education's...

2014-09-23 16:28:52

ELKHART, Ind., Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 22, 2014, Skyline Corporation held its Annual Meeting of Shareholders at which the following matters were submitted to a vote of the security holders: 1. Election of Directors for a One Year Term Election of Directors Nominee Votes For Votes Withheld Shares Not Voted ------- --------- --------------...

2014-09-23 16:27:28

SEATTLE, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Brian Seppi, MD was elected president of the Washington State Medical Association at the association's annual meeting in Seattle, Saturday, September 20, held at the Hilton Seattle Airport Hotel. The WSMA represents physicians, residents, medical students and physician assistants throughout Washington state. Dr. Seppi is an internal medicine physician in Spokane. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140923/147949 "Our state is...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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