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2014-07-08 16:26:38

New company offers precision-engineered, nonwoven polyester materials for applications in filtration, manufacturing, and retail CONOVER, N.C., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Polyester Fibers LLC, a leading North American manufacturer of nonwoven polyester materials, today announced that it has completed a management-led buyout from its parent company, Empire Investment Holdings. The buyout was funded by Polyester Fibers' management team and financing was provided by JPMorgan Chase, a...

2014-07-08 16:25:17

-- Ribbon-cutting celebration marks the opening of a new computer lab to promote financial literacy and self-sufficiency for domestic violence survivors NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Urban Resource Institute (URI) and BBVA celebrated the opening today of a new computer lab at one of URI's busiest domestic violence shelters, with the global financial services firm supporting URI's pioneering effort to eradicate economic abuse, which affects 98 percent of domestic...

2014-07-08 16:22:44

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Energy - Permian Basin, LLC (AEPB), an affiliate of American Energy Partners, LP (AELP), announced today that it intends to offer $1.4 billion of senior unsecured notes (Notes), in three series due in 2019, 2020, and 2021, in an unregistered offering to institutional investors. The net proceeds from the offering of each series of Notes will be used as part of the financing for the proposed acquisition by AEPB of the Permian Basin...

2014-07-08 16:22:43

TSX:SLW NYSE:SLW VANCOUVER, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Silver Wheaton Corp. (TSX:SLW) (NYSE:SLW) will release 2014 second quarter results on Wednesday, August 13, 2014, after market close. A conference call will be held Thursday, August 14, 2014, starting at 11:00 am (Eastern Time) to discuss these results. To participate in the live call please use one of the following methods: Dial toll free from 888-231-8191 Canada or the US: Dial from...

2014-07-08 16:21:07

Twelve Dealerships Recognized by Automotive News As Among the Best in the United States BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Penske Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:PAG), an international transportation services company, announced today that twelve of its dealerships have been named by Automotive News as among the Best Dealerships to Work For in the United States. The award winning dealerships are: -- Audi of Willoughby, Willoughby, Ohio - www.audiwilloughby.com --...

2014-07-08 16:20:59

Second Flight Added Between Los Angeles and Kahului from Nov. 20 to Jan. 12 HONOLULU, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern California travelers who are looking to escape the cold during the holidays have another reason to visit Hawai'i this winter. Hawaiian Airlines today announced it has added more flights between Los Angeles and Maui and O'ahu for the November 2014 to January 2015 period, offering an expanded schedule with more flexibility for holiday travel this year....

2014-07-08 16:20:49

Branch at MCAS Miramar Earns Honor for Credit Union VIENNA, Va., July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Navy Federal Credit Union announced today that it earned the Best Credit Union Award from Military Saves for the second year in a row. The credit union's branch located at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar received the honor for Navy Federal, actively promoting responsible savings practices to members of the U.S. armed forces and their families....

2014-07-08 16:20:29

Technology Enables Largest Auto Glass Specialist to Test "On My Way" Text Alert Prior to Mobile Appointment COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Safelite AutoGlass(®), the largest provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement services in the U.S., has been recognized for its customized technology that supports its mobile appointments: Mobile Resource Manager (MRM). Pegasystems, (NASDAQ: PEGA), the software company powering the digital enterprise with Better Business...

US Experts On Iraq Being Targeted By Chinese Hackers
2014-07-08 13:11:28

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Chinese hackers, believed to be associated with the Chinese government in Beijing, have reportedly changed their targets and have begun to breach computers belonging to experts in Iraq. These hackers, who were identified earlier this year by CrowdStrike as "Deep Panda" and its sister unit "Putter Panda" and working for the People's Liberation Army 3rd Department 12th Bureau Unit 61486, had been targeting US experts on Asian geopolitical...

2014-07-08 12:33:26

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert M. Lippincott was named Chief Executive Officer of TEACH-NOW, the rapidly growing, Washington, DC based online teacher preparation and certification program. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140708/125272 TEACH-NOW provides an approved program to prepare teachers for licensure using a custom-designed online platform. Directly addressing the growing need for fully certified and effective teachers, TEACH-NOW provides a highly collaborative,...


Latest United States Reference Libraries

Nez Perce Horse
2014-06-19 13:22:49

The Nez Perce is a breed of horse of the Nez Perce tribe of Idaho, United States. In 1995, the Nez Perce Horse Registry was formed to re-establish the selective breeding of the Appaloosa that was destroyed in the 1800s. The program is based in Lapwai, Idaho and crosses the Appaloosa and a Central Asian breed, the Akhai-Teke. The Akhai-Teke is an ancient breed originating near Afghanistan. The have metallic coats and posses great endurance. Mixed with the Appaloosa horse, the Nez Perce...

Ford Motor Company's Glass House
2014-04-13 07:51:53

The Ford Motor Company is an American automobile manufacturer with its  headquarters located in Dearborn, Michigan. It was founded by Henry Ford at 39 years old and incorporated on June 16, 1903. It is described by Forbes as "the most important industrial company in the history of the United States." Ford would go on to become one of the world's largest and most profitable companies and is one of the largest family-controlled companies in the world. Henry Ford made an attempt at an...

Belgian Horse
2014-04-02 12:49:10

The Belgian horse, known by other names including the Belgian Heavy Horse and the Brabançon, is a breed of draft horse that was developed in Belgium, in the Brabant region. It is thought to be a descendant of war horses known as destriers, although this cannot be proven. This breed was developed using a horse known as the Brabant, which was basically the same horse until the 1940’s, when it was bred to have a heavier build. The Belgian developed further in the United States, where it was...

Flower of a tulip tree, Liriodendron tulipfera
2014-02-14 15:44:22

Liriodendron tulipifera is a large tree from the Magnoliaceae family. It is commonly referred to as the Tulip tree, American tulip tree, Tulip poplar, Fiddle-tree and Yellow poplar. L. tulipifera is one of the largest indigenous trees in the eastern United States. It has been known to reach heights of 190 feet. Its trunk can reach up to 10 feet in diameter. Ordinarily its height reaches around 70 to 100 feet. The bark is furrowed and brown. The wood is light yellow to brown. The sapwood is...

Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest
2014-01-20 14:44:05

Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest is a United States national forest that is located in the states of Wyoming and Colorado. This forest, which holds 2,222,313 acres, is a combination of lands from Routt National Forest, Medicine Bow National Forest, and Thunder Basin National Grassland, which were grouped together for management purposes in 1995. Despite the grouping of these areas, the forest is divided into three sections that represent each former region. The Medicine Bow National...

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'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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