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2013-08-27 23:27:02

H.E. Kelebone Maope, Ambassador and Permanent Representative for the Kingdom of Lesotho to the UN christen the Spirit of Malabo that will help bring the UN Slave Memorial into fruition. New York City, NY (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 With scenic East River as a backdrop and The United Nations International School (UNIS) as its nearest neighbor, the Skyport Marina located on 23rd Street and the Franklin D. Roosevelt East River Drive played host for the christening of the Spirit of Malabo on...

2013-08-15 23:02:13

Steven Rinehart, representing the respondent in a UDRP domain name dispute, defeats Nintendo in trademark infringement case involving Wii marks. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Nintendo of America, manufacturer of the well-known Wii U gaming console, was defeated in its bid to seize the domain name wiiu.com before the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva, with website attorney Steven Rinehart representing the respondent in the UDRP case. The decision*...

2013-08-13 23:00:11

"As an organization our fundamental principles and Global Code of Ethics for Tourism support the right to be free from 'discrimination',” Stated Mr. Leslie. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) August 14, 2013 In an open letter to its members and member countries, Edwin W. Leslie, President & CEO of Leslie Hospitality Consulting has asked the United Nations World Tourism Council Members to put forth a referendum at its upcoming August 24, 2013 meeting in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe...

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Earth Day
2012-04-23 12:12:49

Earth Day is a day early each year on which events are held to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth’s natural environment. It is now coordinated worldwide through the Earth Day Network, founded by Dennis Hayes, and is celebrated in more than 175 countries every year. The United Nations designated April 22 as International Mother Earth Day in 2009, and will continue to be held each year on April 22 through at least 2015. The name and concept of Earth Day was allegedly...

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Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.