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2014-07-25 12:25:17

WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE:CVS) will be holding a conference call on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. (EDT) with analysts and investors to discuss its second quarter 2014 financial results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090226/NE75914LOGO An audio webcast of the conference call will be broadcast simultaneously through the Investor Relations portion of the CVS Caremark website for all interested parties. To access the...

2014-07-25 12:22:18

LIMA, Peru, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Compania de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. ("Buenaventura") (NYSE: BVN; Lima Stock Exchange: BUE.LM), Peru's largest publicly traded, precious metals mining company announced today that it will host its Second Quarter 2014 earnings conference call & audio webcast on Thursday, July 31, 2014 @ 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time / 10:00 a.m. Lima Time. To participate, please dial: 1-800-311-9401 (U.S. participants)1-334-323-7224 (outside of the U.S.)...

2014-07-25 08:26:13

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacyclics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PCYC) today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) issued a positive opinion recommending the granting of full marketing approval for IMBRUVICA(®) (ibrutinib) in the European Union. IMBRUVICA is being jointly developed and commercialized in the United States by Pharmacyclics and Janssen Biotech, Inc. In Europe, once approved,...

2014-07-25 08:25:24

- Reports Second-Quarter Adjusted EPS of $0.82, Above Previous Guidance Range of $0.75 to $0.77 (Reports GAAP EPS of $0.68) NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN, INTO OR FROM ANY JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF THE RELEVANT LAWS OR REGULATIONS OF SUCH JURISDICTION AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30,...

2014-07-25 08:24:22

SAN FRANCISCO and SEATTLE, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Flipps, the easiest way to discover and project amazing entertainment onto your TV using only a smartphone, today announces a partnership with Rhapsody International, which operates under Rhapsody in the US and Napster internationally. Rhapsody International is the premier streaming music service providing its 1.7M subscribers with ad-free access to more than 32 million songs. Flipps users can now stage dive into original video...

2014-07-25 08:24:14

80-year old Japanese brand taps San Diego agency for U.S. cross-channel creative SAN DIEGO, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yakult U.S.A. Inc., a subsidiary of Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd., the world leader in probiotic beverages, has awarded digital agency Piston responsibility for a new integrated campaign--including TV, online video, in-store, social and digital creative, as well as digital media buying--in an effort to expand its brand presence and awareness in the U.S. market and to...

2014-07-25 00:21:44

AT&T Digital Life Expands Availability, Giving More Consumers the Ability to Manage their Homes Remotely MICHIGAN CITY, Ind., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today announced beginning Friday, July 25 it will expand Digital Life to cover Michigan City and La Porte. Other nearby areas with new availability include Rolling Prairie, Westville and Union Mills. AT&T Digital Life ® makes customers' lives easier by simplifying the management of their home. Digital Life offers security,...

2014-07-24 23:11:09

The release of a report on the state of the Department of Veterans Affairs healthcare system from the office of a prominent US Senator paints a bleak picture of care and services available to veterans. The report, citing everything from long wait times to allegations of incompetence, prompted LawyersandSettlements.com to reach out to noted VA benefits attorney Shanin Specter for his unique perspective on the VA healthcare system and VA medical malpractice lawsuits. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB)...

2014-07-24 23:11:01

http://www.datasite.com -- Merrill DataSite in partnership with PitchBook presents the 3Q 2014 Private Equity Breakdown report which provides a review of all U.S private equity investment, exits and fundraising activity in the second quarter of 2014. New York, US (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 Get the report here: http://bit.ly/1jUjiUC. Merrill DataSite in partnership with PitchBook presents the 3Q 2014 Private Equity Breakdown report which provides a review of all U.S private equity investment,...

2014-07-24 23:09:29

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "The US Farm Tire Market Report: 2014 Edition" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The US farm tire market has two segments, replacement (RT) and original equipment (OE) farm tires, and is further categorized into radial and bias types. The replacement segment accounts for the maximum share of the total US farm tire market. Although most of the farm tires are bias ply but the trend is changing towards the usage of radial...


Latest United States Reference Libraries

Brangus Cattle
2014-07-12 11:06:20

The Brangus is a breed of beef cattle that originated in 1912 in the United States. It was developed by crossing the Angus cattle and Brahman cattle by the Brangus organization that was formed in 1949. The early development of the Brangus was achieved by the USDA at their Experiment Station in Jeanerette, Louisiana. The intent of the Brangus was to have a desirable beef cattle with the natural ability to thrive in adverse conditions from the Brahman. During the 1930s experimental breeding...

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...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
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