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2012-08-20 06:24:58

Chapter Mr. Sharma Writes Focuses on his Work in Procurement WASHINGTON, Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Censeo Consulting Group, a leader in operations and supply chain consulting, announced today that CEO Raj Sharma, President of the FAIR institute, has written a chapter titled Rethinking Government Purchasing and Supply Chains in a nationally published the book titled Governing to Win: Enhancing National Competitiveness Through New Policy and Operating Approaches. The...

2012-08-07 10:27:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced a major expansion of U.S. government investment in Malawi on Sunday, during a visit to the Lumbadzi Milk Bulking Group (MBG). Lumbadzi MBG is one of 23 dairy producer groups that Land O'Lakes International Development assisted throughout the course of its recently completed Malawi Dairy Development Alliance (MDDA), a 5-year public-private alliance made possible by the American People through the...

2012-08-07 10:26:25

BALTIMORE, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States District Court for the District of Maryland dismissed United States of America v. Kernan Hospital, finding that the U.S. Government Failed in its allegations of fraud. Ray Shepard of Smith, Gildea & Schmidt, LLC, attorney for the Defendant, noted the rarity of the decision. "It is not typical that a case brought by the U.S. Government is dismissed entirely in U.S. District Court," he said. "The dismissal of this...

2012-08-02 10:30:18

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ: MTSC), a leading global supplier of high performance test systems and position sensors, today announced financial results for its fiscal 2012 third quarter ended June 30, 2012. "MTS delivered very strong overall performance in the quarter despite significant currency headwinds - double-digit gains in revenue and improved gross margins, both at or very near record levels. While diluted...

2012-08-02 02:22:18

PINE BROOK, N.J., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Elusys Therapeutics, Inc. (Elusys), a biopharmaceutical company developing countermeasures for biodefense, announced today that it has been awarded additional funding from the U.S. Government, valued at $50.2 million, for the advanced development of ETI-204 (Anthim), an investigational agent for the treatment of anthrax infection following a biowarfare attack. Anthrax is a life-threatening infectious disease caused by the bacterium...

2012-07-30 06:22:14

WASHINGTON, July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- 1000+(TM) Stain Remover, World's Most Versatile Cleaning Solution(TM) is heading to a U.S. government facility for the first time through official channels. The manufacturer, Winning Brands Corporation www.WinningBrands.com, (USOTC: WNBD.PK) is processing its first order through the General Services Administration (GSA) for the U.S. Coast Guard, for use in facilities maintenance. The order follows a period of evaluation by the customer under real...

2012-07-24 14:20:31

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Weatherford International Ltd. (NYSE and SIX: WFT) today reported preliminary second quarter 2012 earnings before income taxes of $205 million, or $276 million after excluding pre-tax losses of $71 million. The excluded items were: A $100 million charge representing management's best estimate of a potential settlement with the U.S. government related to its investigation of alleged improper sales in certain sanctioned...

2012-07-23 23:01:53

In response to a call from the White House for the private sector to join forces in the fight against the growing problem of illegal online pharmacies, the Center for Safe Internet Pharmacies (CSIP), along side of U.S. government officials from the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, announced the roll out of an extensive campaign to help stop illegal online pharmacies. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 23, 2012 Today, in response to a call from the White House for...

2012-07-23 06:26:39

President Obama & Secretary Clinton Must Ensure Unified Government-Wide Action in Final Act WASHINGTON, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today at the 19(th) International AIDS Conference, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced that the U.S. Government will develop an AIDS-Free Generation Blueprint by World AIDS Day, December 1, 2012. Sixty-five advocacy and implementing organizations joined together to call on President Obama to reinvigorate an effective...

2012-07-13 02:22:05

WASHINGTON, July 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. citizen Zack Shahin was released today on bail, after spending four years, three months, and 19 days imprisoned in Dubai awaiting trial. Following a seven-week hunger strike and thanks in part to the U.S. government publicly urging the U.A.E. government to grant bail, Shahin was released on bond after meeting bail conditions including posting a $1.4 million (Dh $5 million) guarantee and surrendering his passport as surety. Zack...