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2014-08-21 16:21:59

TORONTO, Aug. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Asia Bio-Chem Group Corp. (TSX: ABC) ("Asia Bio-Chem" or the "Company") announces its financial results for the three-month period ending June 30, 2014. Highlights -- During the second quarter, lower starch prices caused a negative gross margin of 14.5% compared with a negative gross margin of 0.2% during the same period in 2013. -- The Company continues to manage its capacity utilization in reaction to market conditions....

2014-08-21 16:20:47

RESTON, Va., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Serco Inc., a provider of professional, technology, and management services to the Federal government, announced today that the U.S. Navy has awarded the Company a Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services (CANES) indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract. The contract has a ceiling value of $2.5 billion over an eight-year period of performance. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140521/90107 Serco will...

2014-08-21 16:20:43

Statistics Available for Manufacturing of Light Truck and Utility Vehicles and Heavy Duty Trucks WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The total value of shipments for the automobile manufacturing industry (NAICS 336111) was $108.8 billion in 2012, up 28.4 percent from $84.7 billion in 2007, according to the latest 2012 Economic Census statistics released today by the U.S. Census Bureau. The number of employees increased 5.6 percent, from 65,436 in 2007 to 69,078 in 2012....

2014-08-21 12:34:49

Tens of billions of phone calls driven by mobile devices contribute to demand for Invoca's call intelligence technology SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Invoca, the leading provider of cloud-based inbound call marketing automation, announced today it has been named to Inc. Magazine's 33rd annual 500 list, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies, placing 376th overall and 32nd in the Software category. The widespread adoption of mobile phones...

2014-08-21 12:33:07

The Bluetooth-enabled, leather wallet by StreetSmart is crowdfunding on Kickstarter to raise $35,000 for development and production BOSTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- SmartWallet, currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter, is a wallet that artfully synthesizes high fashion and wearable technology. Each genuine leather wallet is constructed from hand-picked materials and packs a powerful technological punch. StreetSmart wallets include a Bluetooth LE locator, USB sync cable,...

2014-08-21 12:30:20

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Highmark Foundation has awarded schools in Western Pennsylvania with $311,950 in "Creating a Healthy School Environment" grants for innovative, healthy programs that begin in September when local students head back to schools. View the full list of school grantees on the Highmark Foundation website, www.highmarkfoundation.org. Ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 each, 55 grants were awarded to Western Pennsylvania schools serving students in...

2014-08-21 12:30:13

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- GlobalGiving, a US-based nonprofit, has launched an Ebola Epidemic Relief Fund to enable individual donors, foundations, and companies to donate to locally-driven Ebola relief efforts in West Africa. As international aid workers continue to leave the affected countries for their own safety, these local organizations will play a critical role in containing the outbreak. The Fund supports projects from nearly a dozen nonprofits that have been...

2014-08-21 12:27:33

Reduce, Kuhn Rikon, Peugeot, CDN and Kyocera have the products to make your tailgate a success HOUSTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tailgating is a culinary trend like no other, linked to sports and casual outdoor fun. Four out of five tailgaters are male, according to the Tailgating Institute, and they want the right tools for the job. Here are innovative products (http://tinyurl.com/q8bk3w6) for the party in the parking lot. -- Reduce Fire & Ice Wave Tumbler offers the...

2014-08-21 12:27:27

From August 21 - August 23, Golfsmith Will Host $15,000 in Giveaways, Instructional Clinics and Demo Events with TaylorMade and Callaway MIAMI, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Golfsmith International, the world's largest specialty golf retailer which caters to those who would do anything for golf, continues to expand its presence in South Florida with a 20,500 square-foot newly relocated Golfsmith superstore location in Palm Beach Gardens within the popular mall destination, Downtown at the...

2014-08-21 12:26:13

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2014 Sinquefield Cup will be the highest-rated tournament in the history of chess, bringing six of the world's top-nine Grandmasters together at the Chess Club and Scholastic Center of Saint Louis (CCSCSL). Last year, the inaugural super-tournament thrilled spectators as the strongest chess competition ever held on U.S. soil. For its 2014 encore, beginning August 27 to September 7, the tournament will be the strongest ever held on earth,...


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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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Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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