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2014-07-22 08:22:43

BALTIMORE, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has appointed Tameika N. Hollis, vice president, Engineering, Manufacturing and Logistics (EM&L) for the Advanced Concepts and Technologies Division (AC&TD) in its Electronic Systems sector, effective immediately. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20121024/LA98563LOGO A photo accompanying this release is available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=26607 In...

2014-07-22 08:22:14

Analysis also shows that California and Florida account for 23 percent of all convertible vehicle registrations SCHAUMBURG, Ill., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the spirit of the summer season, Experian Automotive released findings from an analysis looking at trends on the ultimate summertime vehicle, the convertible. The analysis shows that during the first quarter of 2014, convertible car buyers tended to have a higher education and were more affluent than the average new car buyer. In Q1...

2014-07-22 08:21:57

HALIFAX, July 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Chorus Aviation Inc. ("Chorus") (TSX: CHR.B CHR.A) today announced a July dividend of $0.0375 per Class A and Class B share payable on or after August 18, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 31, 2014. These dividends qualify as eligible dividends in Canada and qualifying dividends in the United States. About Chorus Headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Chorus was incorporated on September 27, 2010 and is a...

2014-07-22 08:21:16

BEIJING, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Autohome Inc. (NYSE: ATHM) ("Autohome" or the "Company"), the leading online destination for automobile consumers in China, today announced that it will report its financial results for the second quarter of 2014 before the U.S. market opens on August 7, 2014. Autohome's management team will host an earnings conference call at 8:00 AM on Thursday, August 7, 2014, U.S. Eastern Time (8:00 PM on Thursday, August 7, 2014, Beijing Time). Dial-in...

2014-07-22 08:20:47

Net Income Rises 30.3 Percent for the Quarter on Consolidated Revenue of $2 Billion MILWAUKEE, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harley-Davidson, Inc. (NYSE: HOG) second-quarter 2014 diluted earnings per share of $1.62 grew 33.9 percent on higher motorcycle shipments and continued improvement in operating efficiencies, compared to the year-ago period. Second-quarter net income was $354.2 million on consolidated revenue of $2.00 billion, compared to net income of $271.7 million in the...

2014-07-21 23:04:56

With the holidays five months away, now is the time to take action and avoid holiday debt. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The 2014 holiday season is a short five months away, yet many are financially unprepared to begin shopping. In recent years, Americans spent an average of $800 on holiday-related expenses. That’s more than a week’s wages for many workers, and in spite of the fact that the December holidays are an annual event, people routinely neglect planning for them and...

2014-07-21 23:04:35

Further improvements in consumer disposable income, consumer confidence and health awareness are expected to benefit industry operators over the next five years. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Indoor Sports Facilities Management industry in its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The Indoor Sports Facilities Management industry escaped the recession relatively unscathed compared with other industries in...

2014-07-21 23:01:17

SIGVARIS North America recently held events in the United States and Canada to celebrate SIGVARIS’ 150 year heritage as a private, family-owned company. Peachtree City, GA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 SIGVARIS, a family-owned Swiss company and leading manufacturer of medical and sports compression garments and stockings, is celebrating its 150th Anniversary this year. SIGVARIS’ North America headquarters is located in Peachtree City Georgia, and the company recently held an event at the...

2014-07-21 23:01:01

OMICS Group takes pleasure in inviting the scientific community across the globe to attend the International Summit on Past and Present Research systems of Green Chemistry during August 25-27, 2014 at Philadelphia, USA with a motto to advance the research in this field worldwide. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Green Chemistry-2014 will address sustainable developments in the area of Physical Chemistry, organic chemistry, while laying emphasis on novel methodologies in physical and...

2014-07-21 23:00:56

Adobe Sponsors Competition and Kiva Serves as Client for 32 Student Competitors from 17 Countries Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 Certiport, a Pearson VUE business, the leading test delivery solution provider for the global workforce and academic markets, today announces the 2014 Adobe® Certified Associate (ACA) U.S. National Champions. The winners will travel to Anaheim, California to compete in the ACA World Championship from July 27 – 30, 2014. Students entered the...


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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