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2014-04-24 08:22:58

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has been awarded a low-rate initial production contract from the U.S. Navy to deliver FlightPro((TM)) Gen III mission computers in support of AH-1Z and UH-1Y Marine Corps helicopters. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=24940. Under the $10.6 million...

2014-04-24 08:21:09

HOUSTON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Group 1 Automotive, Inc. (NYSE: GPI), an international, Fortune 500 automotive retailer, today reported 2014 first quarter net income of $31.3 million and diluted earnings per common share of $1.19 for the period ended March 31, 2014. Net income increased 7.1 percent from the comparable, adjusted prior-year period. On a GAAP basis, net income increased 41.5 percent over the first quarter 2013. GAAP results for first quarter 2013 included $7.1 million...

2014-04-24 08:20:40

- EPS from continuing operations of $1.87; Adjusted EPS(1) of $1.43 WALTHAM, Mass., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced first quarter 2014 EPS from continuing operations of $1.87 compared to $1.49 in the first quarter 2013. First quarter 2014 Adjusted EPS(1) was $1.43 per diluted share compared to $1.56 per diluted share in the first quarter 2013. The first quarter 2014 Adjusted EPS(1) excluded the previously announced $0.25 favorable tax...

2014-04-24 04:22:07

Eliminating credit card, SIM card counterfeiting and fraud, with new self-authenticating microchips and cards ALEXANDRIA, Va. and GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DE SONNEVILLE INTERNATIONAL LTD. ("De Sonneville", or the "Company"), announced today it has filed two U.S patent applications that are the solution to end the systemic U.S. credit card fraud epidemic. According to Forbes and a 2009 Lexis Nexis study - The True Cost of Fraud, the United States...

2014-04-24 04:20:22

Only half of Americans feel TSA screening makes air travel safer; Two-thirds concerned lessening security procedures for some passengers through TSA's Pre-Check could result in missing potential threats NEW YORK, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- They have access to our documentation and belongings - albeit briefly. They both embody and carry out the safeguards put in place to protect travelers from the threats among us. "They" are the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and its most...

2014-04-23 23:15:03

Recently, members of BikerKiss.com, an online dating community specially designed for bikers, voted for the best motorcycle roads in the US. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Now that the spring is in the air, a lot of motorcycle enthusiasts are planning to go on a road trip. But as to what kind of roads to choose, different bikers hold different opinions. For new bikers, this is even harder to decide. Recently, an online dating community that's specially designed for bikers,...

2014-04-23 23:12:53

Shi DeRu’s Zen US tour lecture series (9th lecture) with the theme “Universal Quantum Conscious Communication through the Eyes of Albert Einstein & Max Planck,” is open to the Atlanta area community on the morning of April 26th--World Tai Chi Day in Norcross, GA. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Shaolin Institute (http://www.shaolin-world.net) hosts Shi DeRu’s 9th Zen (Chan in Chinese Mandarin) lecture of his current US tour lecture series, with the theme “Universal...

2014-04-23 23:11:52

OMICS Group’s 2nd International Conference on Dental and Oral Health was organized with a focus on meeting the future problems of the dentistry and was a great success where eminent keynote speakers from various reputed institutions made their presence and addressed the gathering. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 Impressed by the recent success of the OMICS Group’s 2nd International Conference on Dental and Oral Health during April 21 to 23 at Crown Plaza, Dubai, UAE, OMICS...

2014-04-23 23:09:30

Launches Field Service Organization for US and Canada Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 In December of 2013, Eastman Park Micrographics (EPM) announced the expansion of its service business with the acquisition of Imaging 411. Continuing with the next step in the integration of the organizations, EPM announces the establishment of its own field service organization for customers in the US and Canada. “The acquisition provided the groundwork for EPM’s own service capabilities to...

2014-04-23 23:08:54

This month, STEM Jobs® launches a free assessment tool on http://www.STEMJobs.com that matches high school students with exciting education and career paths in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 This month, STEM Jobs® launches a free assessment tool on STEMJobs.com that matches high school students with exciting education and career paths in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). “When we spoke to students...


Latest United States Reference Libraries

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...

Pisgah National Forest
2014-01-20 10:02:04

Pisgah National Forest is located in the Appalachian Mountains of western North Carolina. It’s administered by the United States Forest Service, part of the United States Department of Agriculture. The forest is entirely contained within the boundaries of North Carolina. It is managed together with the other 3 North Carolina National Forests, Nantahala, Croatan, and Uwharrie, from common headquarters that are located in Asheville, North Carolina. The local ranger district offices can be...

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