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2014-09-17 23:03:54

The Lords Witnesses are predicting a nuclear terrorist attack from the Hudson on Manhattan and from the Thames on Dartford, East of London, on September18/19/20, which is 2014Elul21/22 according to the ancient Biblical Lunar Calendar London, England (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Their President, Gordon Ritchie, explains the new calculations as follows… “Each time we get this wrong we learn something new and we manage to put the jigsaw back together in a better way than before. This is...

2014-09-17 12:25:23

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz's new e-book, published this Monday, September 15, is creating an international stir. Terror Tunnels: The Case for Israel's Just War Against Hamas (Gatestone Institute with Rosetta Books) received immediate high praise from Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: "The recent operation in Gaza demonstrated once again the lengths to which Hamas terrorists will go to murder innocent Israeli civilians. Not...

2014-09-16 08:22:29

BRUSSELS, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the key functions of the European Defence Agency is that of improving European military capabilities. Whilst each government runs its own armed forces, there are many instances where European nations collaborate on deployments - peace keeping, humanitarian and combat missions. In these situations, it is vital that the best and most useful equipment is ready and available where and when it is needed and also that the...

2014-09-16 08:22:14

Voting Open for Fans to Help Determine the Final Eight to Perform in Atlanta in January 2015 TORRANCE, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Honda Battle of the Bands is set to make a triumphant return to Atlanta January 24, 2015, when eight of the most prestigious marching bands from America's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) will take the Georgia Dome by storm with their incredible musical talent and electrifying showmanship....

2014-09-15 08:21:31

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FAUN Trackway USA, the leading manufacturer of portable roadways and runways, will be showcasing its Heavy Ground Mobility System (HGMS) demonstration unit 'Rhiannon' at Modern Day Marine military equipment and technology exhibition in Quantico, Virginia from 23-25 September. The team will have two booths at the event, with one located in the outdoor area where 'Rhiannon' will be displayed. FAUN will also be showcasing its range of solutions...

2014-09-15 04:20:11

TALON will provide increased precision in the battlespace TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Under a $117 million contract awarded to Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), Raytheon Missile Systems has begun production of the TALON Laser Guided Rocket. In 2013, the Armed Forces General Headquarters of the United Arab Emirates awarded Tawazun a contract to procure the TALON Laser Guided Rocket. "Full rate production of the TALON LGR is a significant milestone for Raytheon and the...

2014-09-12 23:04:01

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is paying a state visit to the White House this month; Tamils for Obama urges the president to include Tamil matters in their discussions and to consult the wise and well informed Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Jayalalithaa. New Delhi, India (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 "Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is coming to the US to call on you this month," began the letter that Tamils for Obama wrote to the president this week. "Modi will...

2014-09-12 12:24:07

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the heels of President Obama's announcement that the United States' war on terror is far from over, with new air strikes against ISIS in Iraq, and limited troops being deployed to support the Iraqi and Kurdish forces, the National Geographic Channel today releases a clip from its new documentary, American War Generals, in which retired Gen. Colin Powell reflects on the U.S. military's role in creating a democracy in Iraq and...

2014-09-12 12:23:46

WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At the Eastern States Exposition, Connecticut State Police and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) will work cooperatively to encourage firearm owners to securely store their firearms when not in use to help prevent accidents, misuse and theft. Through NSSF's Project ChildSafe program, state police will distribute free gun locks, safety literature and child safety pledges, while supplies last. "Our goal is...

2014-09-11 20:20:22

WASHINGTON, Sept.11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, following a meeting chaired by Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal and held in Jeddah, ministers from the Gulf Cooperation Council, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and the U.S. Secretary of State issued a communique reaffirming their commitment to combat terrorism. In addition to hailing the formation of the new, inclusive Iraqi government, participants strengthened their resolve in supporting that government's...


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Sri Lankan Elephant, Elephas maximus maximus
2014-04-11 10:52:49

The Sri Lankan elephant (Elephas maximus maximus) is a subspecies of the Asian elephant that can be found in Sri Lanka. This species resides in lowland dry zone habitats in eastern, southeastern, and northern areas of Sri Lanka. It reaches an average height between 6.6 and 11 feet at the shoulders and weight between 4,400 and 12,000 pounds. It is darker in color than the other two subspecies of the Asian elephant and has more depigmentation its belly, face, ears, and trunk. Only seven percent...

Sri Lanka cinnamon, Cinnamomum verum
2014-02-09 09:22:38

Cinnamomum verum is an evergreen tree species. The plant may also be commonly referred to as True cinnamon, Ceylon cinnamon, or Sri Lanka cinnamon. C. verum belongs to the Lauraceae family. This small tree is popular because its inner bark is used to make the common spice cinnamon.  A large majority of plants grow in Sri Lanka; however it is cultivated for commercial purposes in other regions. C. verum trees can grow anywhere between 32 and 50 feet tall. Its leaves are longer than they...

EE-9 Cascavel
2014-02-05 12:39:46

Engenheiros Especializados S/A (Engesa) was a manufacturer of military trucks, armored fighting vehicles and civilian sport-utility vehicles located in Brazil from 1963 to 1993. In 1963, Engesa began as a private company installing all-wheel-drive systems in existing commercial trucks, rebuilt, adapted and updated armored vehicles and tanks from World War II which the Brazilian Army owned. The headquarters for Engesa started in Avenida Liberdade, Sao Paulo but moved to Avenida Das...

William Clark
2013-10-28 14:11:26

William Clark was an American explorer, territorial governor, soldier, and Indian agent who lived between August 1, 1770 and September 1, 1838. He is best known for his exploration of the territory between the Louisiana Purchase and the Pacific Ocean, which he conducted alongside Meriwether Lewis between 1803 and 1806. William Clark, born in 1770 in Caroline County, Virginia, was the ninth child born to John and Ann Rogers Clark. His family was known in the area as common planters with a...

Sri Lanka cat snake, Boiga ceylonensis
2013-10-14 14:36:42

The Sri Lanka cat snake (Boiga ceylonensis) can be found in Sri Lanka and throughout the mountain ranges along the Western side of India, the Western Ghats. A member of the Colubridae family, this species is mildly venomous and bites rarely cause any issues other than some local swelling. The species has a fairly aggressive disposition and is known to strike out and bite when in danger or feels threatened. Typically, a Sri Lanka cat snake measures approximately 4 feet long. You can expect...

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