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2014-07-24 08:32:31

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DST Systems, Inc. (NYSE: DST) reported consolidated net income of $137.8 million ($3.34 per diluted share) for the second quarter 2014 compared to $78.5 million ($1.77 per diluted share) for the second quarter 2013. Consolidated net income for the six months ended June 30, 2014 was $238.2 million ($5.70 per diluted share) compared to $171.7 million ($3.81 per diluted share) for the six months ended June 30, 2013. Taking into account certain...

2014-07-23 23:19:43

Quote Seal, a leading cost quotes provider has welcomed emerging small businesses to leverage on its quotes services for an exciting and remarkable prospect of saving up to 47% on business telephone systems in the coming months. London, UK (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Quote Seal, a leading cost quotes provider has welcomed emerging small businesses to leverage on its quotes services for an exciting and remarkable prospect of saving up to 47% on business telephone systems in the coming months....

2014-07-23 23:11:45

uk-topseos.com has named Cresconnect as the fourth best search engine marketing service in the UK for July 2014. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 uk-topseos.com has reported the rankings of the 30 best SEO agencies in the UK for July 2014. Cresconnect has been named the fourth best agency due to their strong performance during the uk-topseos.com in-depth evaluation process. The ratings are released each month to assist buyers of search marketing services in selecting reputable agencies. These firms...

2014-07-23 23:08:41

Recently, LunaDress has unveiled its collection of short summer beach wedding dresses for the UK market. Additionally, these outfits are now offered with huge discounts, from 20 to 70 percent off. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Throughout the month of July, LunaDress, a well-known wedding dress manufacturer and retailer, has announced plenty of new items. Also, it is hosting a couple of promotions on its website. Recently, the company has unveiled its collection of short summer beach wedding...

2014-07-23 23:05:27

Researchmoz.us announces addition of new report "Digital Media: Global Industry Guide" to its database. Albany, NY (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Global Digital Media industry guide provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2009-13, and forecast to 2018). The guide also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. To Browse a Full Report with...

2014-07-23 23:00:34

The Lords Witnesses seek to prove that the bible is written in a symbolic and numeric and cryptic code by predicting the future correctly from that code. They now feel that they are really close to completing the jigsaw and so would urge anyone interested to consider their latest decoding results. London, England (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The Lords Witnesses are a research based Christian church rather than an evangelism based church. They spend the majority of their time trying to understand...

2014-07-23 12:30:49

BISHOPS STORTFORD, England, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dotmatics [http://www.dotmatics.com ], a leading provider of informatics solutions to the pharma, biotech, chemical, agrochemical and academic industries, has released the agenda for their annual User Group Meeting. The impressive speaker line-up includes leading scientists from Galderma, Basilea Pharmaceutica, Pulmocide, Redx Pharma, MRC Technology and The Institute of Cancer Research among others. Registration is now...

2014-07-23 12:21:48

THE HAGUE, the Netherlands, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Investigation effort in full swing, black boxes currently being read out The Dutch Safety Board took over formal responsibility for the air crash investigation from Ukraine yesterday evening. The two black boxes have since arrived in the United Kingdom, where they are currently being read out and analysed by a team of international specialists. The on-site investigation in Ukraine is currently in full swing....

2014-07-23 08:30:14

JENA, Germany, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Occlutech, a leading European developer of minimally invasive implants for therapy in structural heart disease, today announced that it has successfully obtained a ruling by the U.K. Patents Court in the High Court of Justice in London, that invalidates AGA/St Jude's patent -EP0957773B1 in the UK. This decision is similar in effect to a decision obtained by the Opposition Division of the European Patent Office, (EPO), in...

2014-07-23 08:20:50

KNARESBOROUGH, England, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPSS Group claims to have now developed the world's toughest Cell Extraction Vest, aiming to effectively protect corrections officers tasked with responding to riots, cell extractions, mass searches or major disturbances. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140722/697632-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140722/697632-b ) Robert Kaiser, CEO of PPSS Group states: "PPSS Cell...

Latest United Kingdom Reference Libraries

British White Cattle
2014-07-12 11:57:42

The British White is a breed of cattle with a confirmed history during the 1600s but may have originated before that. Its exact origin is unknown but herds of the British White were found in Britain and Ireland dating back centuries. Original herds were kept in the Park of Whalley Abbey in the Forest of Bowland near Clitheroe. During the 1800s most of the cattle were transported to Norfolk and sold in small lots, mainly to nobility. In the early 1900s, only around 130 registered British...

2014-06-23 07:27:45

The Ancona is a breed of domestic chicken that was developed in Italy, although the modern type was mostly developed in the United Kingdom during the nineteenth century. The breed was first introduced into England in 1851 and into the United States in 1888, although it was not until 1898 that the single comb type of the Ancona would be accepted into the American Poultry Association. Today, this breed is most popular in Britain and the United States, but efforts are being made to increase its...

Beast of Bodmin
2013-09-08 07:30:22

The Beast of Bodmin is considered to be a phantom cat that lives in Cornwall, United Kingdom. The beast was blamed for several slain and mutilated livestock in the area. It was theorized that these large cats may have been imported to private collectors who escaped captivity. Because it is illegal to import or own these animals, details of their escape would not be reported. In 1995 an investigation into legitimacy of these large cats turned up no evidence of their existence. The...

Emerald Damselfly, Lestes sponsa
2013-08-14 12:03:12

The emerald damselfly (Lestes sponsa), also known as the common spreadwing, is a species of damselfly that can be found in Europe and Asia, in a large range that extends from France to the Pacific Ocean. It prefers to reside near slow moving moors, pools, and ponds. It is the only common species from its genus, Lestes, in Great Britain and is thought to occur in areas of North Africa. The emerald damselfly has an average abdomen length of up to 1.2 inches, with a wingspan of between .7 and...

Northern February Red, Brachyptera putata
2013-07-10 14:46:19

The northern February red (Brachyptera putata) is a species of stonefly that is thought to be native to Scotland, but was once be found in Wales, England, and can still be found in Ukraine. It once preferred a habitat along the River Usk, which runs through Wye and Wales, England and it is known to prefer cold waters. Males are known for being poor fliers, because they have shorter wings than those of females. The northern February red is thought to be extinct in Wales and England, due to...

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Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'