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2009-06-02 10:14:00

IFES appoints William "Bill" Sweeney WASHINGTON, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world's leading election-assistance non-governmental organization, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems, announced today the appointment of former EDS Vice-President William "Bill" Sweeney as its new President and CEO.

2009-01-21 07:00:00

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Vocollect, Inc., provider of the most widely used voice systems for improving supply chain performance, today announced that it has appointed co-founder Larry Sweeney to the Board of Directors for Vocollect Japan, Inc.

2006-01-18 19:50:18

By Peter Szekely WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AFL-CIO President John Sweeney predicted on Wednesday that the divided American labor movement will get Congress to pass a bill in the next three years that makes it easier for workers to form unions.

2006-01-02 20:59:53

By Ray Bennett LONDON (Hollywood Reporter) - Ray Winstone brings Sweeney Todd, the mythical demon barber of Fleet Street made famous in Stephen Sondheim's 1979 Broadway musical, vividly and scarily to life in a memorable new BBC horror film.

Word of the Day
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.