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2014-09-12 12:25:19

Partnership with Brain Canada boosts innovative research to advance knowledge on neurological and mental illnesses. TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, along with Inez Jabalpurwala, President and CEO of Brain Canada, today announced 32 projects being funded under the Canada Brain Research Fund. The projects announced today will accelerate innovative research that will fundamentally change our understanding of nervous system...

2014-09-12 12:24:17

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC today assigned preliminary ratings to six classes of single-family rental pass-through certificates from Progress Residential 2014-SFR1 Trust (Progress 2014-SFR1), a single-family rental securitization. The preliminary ratings are based on information known to Morningstar as of Sept. 12, 2014. PRELIMINARY RATINGS (AS OF SEPT. 12, 2014) ----------------------------------------- Class...

2014-09-12 12:24:16

Adopt a School Celebrates Sixth Anniversary: Challenges Schools Across Canada to Engage their Communities for a Chance to Win an Additional $10,000 TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2014 /CNW/ - The Indigo Love of Reading Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of its Adopt a School program, celebrating its sixth anniversary this year. From Sept. 14 to Oct. 4 Indigo, Chapters and Coles locations across Canada will invite Canadians to make donations in-stores as well as online at...

2014-09-12 12:24:03

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC today assigned preliminary ratings for the commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) transaction Morgan Stanley Bank of America Merrill Lynch Trust 2014-C18, Commercial Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2014-C18, Class 300 Certificates (MSBAM 2014-C18, Class 300 Certificates). The preliminary ratings are based on information known to Morningstar as of Sept. 12, 2014. PRELIMINARY RATINGS (AS OF SEPT....

2014-09-12 12:20:36

GROTON, Conn., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded a $234 million contract to General Dynamics Electric Boat to provide planning yard work, engineering and technical support for nuclear submarines. The contract has a total potential value of $1.5 billion over five years if all options are exercised. Electric Boat is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140428/81320 Under the terms of this award, Electric...

2014-09-12 08:28:55

Furthering its commitment to the San Francisco Unified School District's innovation agenda, the Salesforce.com Foundation donates $5 million and salesforce.com employees to volunteer 5,000 hours during the 2014-2015 school year SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor Edwin M. Lee, Superintendent Richard A. Carranza and salesforce.com Chairman and CEO Marc Benioff today announced the expansion of the Mayor's Middle Grades Leadership Initiative for the San Francisco Unified School...

2014-09-12 08:28:35

Exclusive for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Unlimited Data, Talk and Text for only $50 per month OVERLAND PARK, Kan., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sprint is proud to offer iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the biggest advancements in iPhone history, beginning on Friday, Sept. 19. Demonstrating the best value in wireless Sprint will offer the Sprint Simply Unlimited Plan exclusively for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, giving new and existing customers unlimited data, talk and text while on the...

2014-09-12 08:28:14

Pre-Orders Now Available Online att.com/iPhone DALLAS, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T¹ today announced it will offer iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the biggest advancements in iPhone history, beginning on Friday, September 19 in AT&T retail stores. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be available for $0 down on AT&T Next. Customers can get up to $300 in trade in value when trading in an iPhone.( 2) Pre-orders for both models are now avaliable at att.com/iPhone. iPhone 6 and iPhone...

2014-09-12 08:27:50

BEIJING, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ku6 Media Co., Ltd. ("Ku6 Media" or the "Company," NASDAQ: KUTV), a leading Internet video company focused on User Generated Content ("UGC") in China, today announced unaudited financial results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2014 ended June 30, 2014. Second Quarter 2014 Highlights(1) -- The Company generated substantially all of its revenues from online advertising, primarily through an advertising agency agreement with...

2014-09-12 08:27:06

Largest Gift in University History Set to Transform Computer Science Education COLLEGE PARK, Md., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland announced today a gift of $31 million from Oculus co-founder and CEO and UMD alumnus Brendan Iribe - the largest gift in the university's history. The majority of the gift, $30 million, will help fund construction of the Brendan Iribe Center for Computer Science and Innovation, a new computer science building designed...


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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...

Larry Page
2013-09-17 12:57:55

Lawrence "Larry" Page, born March 26, 1973 is an American computer scientist and Internet entrepreneur who is the co-founder of Google, alongside Sergey Brin. As of 2013, Page's personal wealth is estimated to be $23 billion (US), ranking him #20 on the Forbes 400 list of the 400 richest Americans. Page is the inventor of PageRank, the foundation of Google's search ranking algorithm, and he and Brin own approximately 16 percent of Google's stock. Page was born in East Lansing, Michigan....

2012-06-18 02:47:19

Symbol: ECFR Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Annual Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    I CAN    I Synonyms:   ECCRE2 Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) P. Beauv. ssp. edulis Hitchc.   ECCRF Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) P. Beauv. var. frumentacea (Roxb.) W. Wight   PAFR4 Panicum frumentaceum Roxb., non Salisb. Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, CA, DC, IL, KY, MO, NV,...

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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'