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Republicans Introduce Softer Cybersecurity Bill, Retailers Reject Both Versions
2012-03-02 13:59:48

Eight top republican senators introduced a bill on Thursday that they say is intended to beef-up the cybersecurity of critical infrastructure using a variety of strategies, from more draconian penalties for cyber-crimes to enhancing channels of communication between government security agencies and private-sector businesses. The proposed legislation would also mandate that federal contractors report potential cyber-threats to regulators and security agencies. Spearheaded by...

2010-05-17 10:13:00

WASHINGTON, May 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the House Armed Services Committee begins consideration of H.R. 5136, the FY 2011 Defense Authorization Act, Pratt & Whitney has unveiled a new series of web videos highlighting the bipartisan opposition to the wasteful alternate engine for the Joint Strike Fighter. The web videos are available online at http://www.youtube.com/f135engine The first video in the series highlights the bipartisan opposition to the alternate engine during...

2010-02-16 13:34:00

Prominent Georgia Physicians Join AMA To Call on Congress to Preserve Health Care Choices for Seniors, Military Families WASHINGTON, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Making a plea to Senators Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson, two prominent Georgia physicians who head national physician organizations joined with American Medical Association (AMA) President J. James Rohack, M.D. to call for Senate action this month to stop a 21 percent Medicare cut that will hurt seniors and military...

2009-12-07 12:33:00

Senators Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) AND Johnny Isakson (R-GA) Join as Co-Sponsors ATLANTA, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Lung Cancer Alliance-Georgia (LCA-GA) acknowledged Senators Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) and Johnny Isakson (R-GA) for their leadership and support in establishing the first ever multi-agency, comprehensive program targeted at lung cancer. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081016/LCALOGO) Entitled Lung Cancer Mortality Reduction Act of 2009, S.332...

2008-12-01 08:44:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an exclusive interview with Velvet Revolution ("VR"), a DC based non-profit dedicated to a clean and accountable government, a former Diebold vote machine contractor who was in charge of preparing the 2002 election between Saxby Chambliss and Max Cleland has stated that the software patches placed on the voting machines in the weeks prior to the election could have rigged the election in favor of Republican Chambliss. The contractor, Chris...

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2008-11-14 06:00:00

By Larry Copeland SMYRNA, Ga. -- Campaigning for the first time since his Election Day defeat, Sen. John McCain stumped here Thursday for a Republican senator facing a Dec. 2 runoff that could help Democrats move closer to a filibuster-proof 60-seat majority. "I didn't think I would be back on the campaign trail quite this early," McCain told more than 1,500 supporters of Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga. "But there's a lot at stake here. I'm asking you to go back one more time." The Arizona...


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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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