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2014-06-18 20:22:28

MADISON, Wis., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With beef in short supply and prices rising drastically, the beef industry is starting to get a little help ... from the dairy industry, according to Richard Williams, ABS Global general manager for North America. "Quality beef crossbreds from dairy cows offer benefits throughout the supply chain, from dairy farmers, to beef cattle feeders, meat processors, retailers and consumers," said Williams, while speaking at the 67th Reciprocal...

2013-08-01 23:21:20

ABS North America Richard Williams brings a team of managers from across the United States to the UnleashWD innovation summit every year. The summit provides ABS with innovation strategies, and it inspires attendees to experiment with new ideas. Chicago, Il (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Why would a successful distribution company go against tradition? For Richard Williams, general manager of ABS North America, hiding behind tradition means an unwillingness to try something new, and it today’s...

Astronauts Could Lose Sight During Long Space Trips
2011-09-22 08:26:52

  NASA is looking into a possible eye condition that could blind astronauts if they were to undertake a multiyear mission to the Red Planet, reports the Los Angeles Times (LA Times). The space agency discovered that some astronauts who have been living aboard the International Space Station for many months at a time have developed the vision problem, concerning them that future missions to Mars and beyond could blind their astronauts. Research by the American Academy of...

2008-07-10 15:00:13

By SARAH HOWDEN Addressing the problem of a digestive issue shouldn't be seen as taboo IT IS one of the nation's biggest killers and accounts for one in eight deaths in the UK, the same number of all hospital admissions and one in four main operations. Yet, it remains a taboo subject to talk about, let alone seek treatment. Discussing illness can be embarrassing at the best of times, but when the condition involves bowel habits, many people simply resort to humour or avoidance - even...

2008-07-05 12:00:03

By Howard Fendrich Associated Press WIMBLEDON, England -- Venus and Serena Williams have a busy schedule today. First they'll be on opposite sides of the Centre Court net, each trying to beat the other for the Wimbledon singles title -- their seventh all-in-the-family final at a Grand Slam tournament but first since 2003. Then they'll pair up to play side-by-side in the women's doubles final, a berth they earned by winning in the semifinals Friday. "This is what we've been aiming for,"...

2008-07-05 09:00:02

By Stuart Bathgate IT CAN be stated politely or bluntly, hinted at or blurted out. You can say: "It must be terribly hard for sisters to give their all against each other." You can call it "a family decision" and decline to say what you really mean by that phrase, or you can simply assert what so many people seem to believe, that matches between Venus and Serena Williams are fixed. Like other allegations of match-rigging, the problem for the sisters is that they can never dispel the...

2008-07-04 06:00:22

By Michelle Kaufman, The Miami Herald Jul. 4--WIMBLEDON, England -- Like many tennis-loving Americans, Venus and Serena Williams will wake up Saturday morning and enjoy Breakfast at Wimbledon. The difference is, when they are done with their eggs and toast, they will walk onto the sport's most revered Centre Court for the third all-Williams Wimbledon final in the past seven years. It has become a July 4 weekend tradition to have at least one Williams in the final, and the club's...

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2007-05-01 13:10:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- How do you get rid of the body of a dead astronaut on a three-year mission to Mars and back? When should the plug be pulled on a critically ill astronaut who is using up precious oxygen and endangering the rest of the crew? Should NASA employ DNA testing to weed out astronauts who might get a disease on a long flight? With NASA planning to land on Mars 30 years from now, and with the recent discovery of the most "Earth-like" planet ever seen outside the solar system,...

2006-08-15 18:33:56

TRENTON, New Jersey (Reuters) - The New Jersey attorney general resigned on Tuesday amid accusations she helped her boyfriend avoid a traffic ticket after he was stopped by police while driving without a license. Zulima Farber, the top law officer in the state, quit after she was charged with ethics violations by Special Prosecutor Richard Williams. A report by Williams found Farber helped her boyfriend when he was stopped by police in May. Her boyfriend was then allowed to drive...

2006-04-06 13:01:05

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A suspected gang member was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Thursday for the 2003 drive-by shooting death of the half-sister of tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams. Edward Maxfield, 25, who prosecutors say was a member of the Southside Crips gang in Los Angeles, fired about 11 bullets from an assault rifle to protect a drug house before midnight in September 2003. One of the bullets struck the head of Yetunde Price, the 31-year-old half-sister of the...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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