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2014-10-27 16:24:44

Special rule establishes permitting requirements for the importation of sport-hunted lion trophies WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the petition submitted by Born Free USA, Humane Society International (HSI), The Humane Society of the United States, the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), and other animal protection groups, today the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) proposed listing African lions as threatened under the U.S. Endangered...

2014-10-25 12:20:54

WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In what has by now become an irrational routine so thoroughly entrenched in U.S. policy, the white House has once again renewed the completely inexcusable unilateral sanctions that the U.S. has imposed against Sudan since 1997. There is no question that this is an unproductive "leverage" that the U.S. government is sorely misusing and intends to keep using for the foreseeable future. Thus the renewal was not a surprise in the least....

2014-10-23 12:21:08

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics C4 Systems recently received the Defense Mobile Classified Capability (DMCC) contract from the National Security Agency (NSA). As part of the contract, General Dynamics will deliver up to 1,000 Samsung KNOX(TM)-enabled Galaxy S(®) 4 smartphones provisioned with added GD Protected® software for the U.S. government. With these new smartphones, authorized government personnel will be able to make secure phone calls and...

2014-10-22 23:07:56

Interactive App Connects U.S. Government Students Across the Country Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Student Governmental Affairs Program (SGAP), the nonprofit arm of National Write Your Congressman, is launching a revolutionary, interactive app for U.S. government students this fall. The app will be the first of its kind and supplement SGAP’s monthly, nonpartisan newsletter that is distributed to classrooms in all 50 states. The app enables SGAP students to connect with other...

2014-10-13 08:21:59

BRV-O Successfully Transitions into U.S. Government Limited User Testing Highlighting Reliability, Survivability, Transportability and Affordability WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AM General will proudly exhibit its proven Blast Resistant Vehicle - Off road (BRV-O) Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) candidate, at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Defense Exhibition, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington D.C., Oct. 13-15, Booth 7415/ Upper...

2014-10-07 23:07:13

Charleston-based software company to deliver software configuration, operations, and management of SAP enterprise resource planning (ERP) software Charleston, SC (PRWEB) October 07, 2014 SPARC, LLC announced today it has been selected by SPAWAR as a prime contractor for the Navy ERP Technical Operations Support Services contract. SPARC will deliver software configuration, operations, and management of SAP enterprise resource planning (ERP) technology. “This is a critical program that...

2014-10-01 23:05:12

Young Law Group announces court decision in a qui tam lawsuit alleging payments to doctors for sham speaker programs against Novartis on the day of the first public release by the Government of payment data from pharmaceutical companies to doctors under the Physician Payments Sunshine Act. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 On September 30, 2014, U.S. District Court Judge Paul G. Gardephe denied Novartis’ Motion to Dismiss the U.S. Government’s allegations that the company's...

2014-09-25 16:20:29

BRV-O Successfully Moves into U.S. Government Limited User Testing Phase SOUTH BEND, Ind., Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AM General proudly exhibited its proven Blast Resistant Vehicle - Off road (BRV-O(TM)) Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) candidate, at the 2014 Modern Day Marine Expo, Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Va., earlier this week. Since announcing delivery of 22 BRV-Os ahead of schedule for the Engineering, Manufacturing and Development (EMD) phase of the JLTV program...

2014-09-19 08:20:39

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KeyPoint Government Solutions, the largest provider of security-clearance background investigations and screening services to the U.S. Government, has launched a nationwide recruiting initiative, the company today announced. In the last three months, KeyPoint, which operates in all 50 states and U.S. territories and protectorates, has doubled the size of its national workforce of security-clearance investigative professionals. However,...

2014-09-17 00:20:10

DENVER, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Government's CLIO satellite, designed and built by Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT], was successfully launched today from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Lift-off occurred at 6:10 p.m. MDT aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V launch vehicle. Initial contact with the satellite was confirmed at 9:08 p.m. MDT. The CLIO system is based on innovative commercial technology, and includes Lockheed Martin's A2100 satellite bus. The A2100 bus...


Word of the Day
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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