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2012-06-07 10:23:46

WASHINGTON, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Malaria No More Policy Center today announced the recipients of annual awards for distinguished service in the fight against malaria. The three separate awards, which this year are being received by Senators Chris Coons (D-DE) and Roger Wicker (R-MS), Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-01-NE) and the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), were presented this morning at the Fourth Annual Malaria Champions Breakfast in Washington,...

2012-06-05 06:26:43

-- Despite Shahin's Failing Health, U.S. Officials Remain Silent in Publicly Calling for U.A.E. to Grant Shahin's Immediate and Reasonable Bail and to Hold a Fair and Open Trial -- WASHINGTON, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. legal counsel to Zack Shahin issued the following statement as Zack enters the fourth week of his hunger strike protesting the U.S. government's inaction in publicly calling for the United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.) to grant Zack's immediate and reasonable...

2012-05-29 06:24:47

RESTON, Va., May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Solutions and Technologies, Inc., a fast-growing provider of management and IT consulting services to the U.S. Government, has been awarded a contract with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center (NITAAC) to provide information technology (IT) services to federal agencies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101201/PH09491LOGO ) Chief...

2012-05-21 06:25:25

RESTON, Va., May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Solutions and Technologies, Inc., a fast-growing provider of consulting services to the U.S. Government, has been awarded a contract with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA) to provide Technical Assistance and Training services to the agency. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101201/PH09491LOGO) The multiple-award, Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity...

2012-05-21 06:24:35

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. legal counsel to Zack Shahin, a U.S. citizen who has been imprisoned in Dubai for over 1,500 days without bail, trial, or conviction, issued the following statement on day 7 of Shahin's hunger strike in protest of the U.S. government's timidity in dealing with U.A.E.'s due process violations of Shahin: "With Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng safely in New York, the United States has once again demonstrated that even the possibility of...

2012-05-14 06:23:22

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After having recently spent day 1,500 incarcerated in a Dubai prison --without bail, trial, or conviction -- Zack Shahin, an American citizen, is the latest jailed foreigner to declare a hunger strike in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Unlike the other, non-American strikers who are protesting their sentences following various convictions, Shahin has never been convicted of any crime. Instead, he is protesting the...

2012-05-10 10:24:23

WASHINGTON, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Allegations by the State Department lawyer on lack of access to, and suspicion of existence of weapons and ammunition at Camp Ashraf are absurd and insult the professionalism and integrity of U.S. troops who served at Camp Ashraf, senior U.S. military commanders say in a statement, a copy of which was provided to the U.S. Committee for Camp Ashraf Residents (USCCAR). Camp Ashraf is a temporary home for members of the main Iranian opposition...

2012-05-04 02:20:23

HERNDON, Va., May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY), a leading source of geospatial information and insight, today announced that it is proposing to acquire DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120504/NY01061LOGO) The combined company would create the world's largest fleet of high resolution commercial imagery satellites. The new company would be well-positioned to meet the evolving needs of the U.S. government and other customers...

2012-05-02 06:21:25

Agency Recognizes RPS Technology as Critical to U.S. Bio-Preparedness SARASOTA, Fla., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rapid Pathogen Screening, Inc. (RPS®) - an emerging developer of point-of-care diagnostic tests - announced a contract award by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Chemical and Biological Defense Division, to develop and manufacture a rapid, point-of-care diagnostic test to advance U.S. government efforts to aid in diagnosis in the unfortunate...

2012-04-30 10:27:59

SHORT HILLS, N.J., April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Stone & Magnanini LLP and Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, in conjunction with the U.S. Government, today announced a $190 million federal-portion only settlement of a False Claims Act whistleblower case against McKesson Corporation ("McKesson"). The whistleblower and the Government had accused McKesson of committing fraud against federal and state healthcare programs, including Medicare and Medicaid, by reporting inflated pricing...