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2010-01-19 12:09:00

DETROIT, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Press Conference to Announce Continuation of Courageous Persuaders Program in Michigan; Partnership with What: Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land Detroit Auto Dealers Association (DADA) President Bill Perkins, the Honorable Terri Lynn Land, Michigan Who: Secretary of State When: Thursday, January 21, 2010, 10:30 am...

2009-12-10 14:01:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Trilogy International Partners, based in Bellevue, WA, last night was presented the Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE) by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Said Clinton of ComCEL, Trilogy's subsidiary in Haiti, "For over 10 years, ComCEL has offered affordable, high quality wireless cellular service in Haiti. But ComCEL does more than provide access to communications. It helps provide access to opportunity." Upon receiving the award,...

2009-12-09 15:30:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Trilogy International Partners of Bellevue, WA, today was presented the Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE) at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Trilogy was chosen for its extensive corporate responsibility programs offered by its wireless telecommunications subsidiary, Voila, and its transparency in its business practices. Trilogy and Voila were recognized for their positive impact on the Haitian economy over...

2009-11-12 10:08:00

NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PSEG is celebrating the power of volunteerism today by recognizing exemplary employee volunteers and rewarding the nonprofit organizations they support. The energy company will award 17 New Jersey nonprofits a total of $34,000 in recognition of the work of employees who donate their time and energy to philanthropic organizations throughout the Garden State. The employees were formally recognized today by PSEG Chairman Ralph Izzo and...

2009-08-04 06:45:00

VANCOUVER, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- "U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's trip beginning today through August 11th in Africa is part of an Obama White House energy resources strategy to offset China's growing economic clout on the African continent," said Patrick Morris, President and CEO of Gold Star Resources Corp. (TSX-V; GXX; OTC Bulletin Board: GXXFF), a Canadian-based company focused on the strategic acquisition of highly prospective oil and gas projects in West Africa. "China...

2009-06-17 21:55:00

WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A U.S. Congressional letter to Secretary of State Clinton regarding the Lao-Hmong refugee crisis in Thailand and Laos was sent today by 31 Members of Congress, as more cosigned the letter prior to transmittal.   "First, we ask you to directly urge the Prime Minister of Thailand and senior Thai military officials to halt the forced repatriation of the Hmong at Huay Nam Khao ... there are currently about 5,000 Hmong refugees... who claim to...

2009-05-14 09:15:00

CARY, N.C., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- In its efforts to provide instant 24x7 access to its data and services, the Missouri Secretary of State recently implemented its online Fictitious Renewal application. Fictitious Name registrations, also referred to as "Doing Business As" (DBA) filings, are most commonly used in Missouri and across the country to allow individuals and business entities to conduct business under another name. Fictitious Name renewals extend the duration of the original...

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2009-04-23 12:30:00

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, testifying in Congress on Wednesday, defended the right to abortion worldwide and gave ardent approval of the Obama administration's decision to finance family planning overseas. Demonstrating her passionate views and strong rhetoric, Clinton held her ground against Republican lawmaker, Christopher Smith, who represented strong opposition to abortion. Smith inquired as to whether President Barack Obama's team was seeking to influence African and South...

2009-02-23 16:08:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Justice Department announced today the resolution of the lawsuit filed by the United States against the state of Vermont to enforce the reporting requirements of the Uniformed Overseas Citizen Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA). UOCAVA is designed to ensure that members of the uniformed services and overseas citizens may effectively participate in federal elections. The state of Vermont and the Vermont Secretary of State, Deborah L. Markowitz,...

2009-02-18 17:46:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading experts, including a former FBI director, an Army general who investigated detainee abuse at Abu Ghraib, and a former Under Secretary of State, today called upon President Obama to appoint a non-partisan commission to fully investigate and examine the detention, treatment, and transfer of detainees following the September 11th terrorist attacks. The commission's proposed mandate would allow it to identify detainee policy failures and...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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