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2014-09-10 16:20:36

ATLANTA, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) announces the first meeting of the National Military Leadership Council, which seeks to strengthen support for military youth and families, on Friday, Sept. 12 7-9:40 a.m. at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The Council builds upon BGCA's long-standing partnership with the U.S. Armed Forces and commitment to military youth and their families, served by 480 BGCA-Affiliated Youth...

2014-09-10 08:26:38

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Country Rebel Clothing Co. is a country clothing and entertainment brand that not only dares to be original and defy all the rules, but is also offering the hottest threads when it comes to affordable country music clothing. This exciting new clothing company is now showcasing all their country apparel at their new online shop CountryRebel.com, where fans can select from a wide range of original country rebel t-shirts. Besides offering...

2014-09-10 04:20:59

ProQuest provides counterpoint to "official" history with works penned by troops ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2014 marks the centenary of the First World War. To commemorate it, information powerhouse ProQuest has created a free online gallery of 100-year-old magazines written and illustrated -- mostly unofficially and anonymously - by troops serving on the War's fronts, including trenches around the world. Poems, essays, jokes, cartoons and observations are...

2014-09-09 12:29:19

MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SRI International, an independent nonprofit research institute, and Nobelpharma, a Japanese pharmaceutical company, have entered into a licensing agreement to test SR16234, an SRI drug candidate that may be effective in treating endometriosis. SR16234 is a member of a class of drugs known as selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs) that regulate the effects of the hormone estrogen. "This important collaboration is addressing a...

2014-09-09 12:26:30

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Country Rebel Clothing Co. is a brand new clothing and entertainment brand focused on giving country fan boys and girls the latest in fashionable modern country clothing. When visiting their online store at CountryRebel.com, country fans will not only find many great deals on original country fashion, but a highly accessible and easy way to search and play country music online. With the combination of innovative country clothing pieces...

2014-09-09 12:21:37

I.I.I. Has Experts and Resources for Reporters Doing Stories on Terrorism Insurance NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The year-end expiration of the federal Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act (TRIPRA), and its uncertain future, is creating capacity and pricing issues for terrorism insurance buyers, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). "The 13-year anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attack--coming just ahead of TRIPRA's...

2014-09-09 08:20:29

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "...Sounds like something out of a movie. But this is real. This happened," Vice President Joe Biden said of the Special Operations Forces and secret mission profiled by war reporter Alex Quade and narrated by actor Gary Sinise. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140908/144126 Now, for the first time, you can see the film festival favorite, and journalism award-winning stories by war reporter Alex Quade, ahead of the 9/11...

2014-09-08 23:07:12

One man’s struggle with a haunting past and hidden personality CHICAGO (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 “In each of us, two natures are at war – the good and the evil. All our lives the fight goes on between them, and one of them must conquer,” Robert Louis Stevenson wrote in “Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.” Alastair Davie’s new book, “A Sixth Sense,” takes a look at split personalities and the consequences one person faces in a personal battle of good and evil....

2014-09-08 12:21:08

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PharmAthene, Inc. (NYSE MKT: PIP), a biodefense company developing medical countermeasures against biological and chemical threats, announced today that Eric I. Richman, President and Chief Executive Officer will present at the following investment conferences. Event: Rodman & Renshaw 16(th) Annual Global Investment Conference Date: Tuesday, September 9, 2014 Place: New York Palace Hotel, New York, NY Time: 11:40 a.m. EDT; Kennedy...

2014-09-06 16:20:08

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Country Rebel Clothing Co. is now offering fans a refreshing new website that has a lot to offer in the way of great country music videos and displaying their wide array of country-spirited clothing catered to "inspiring the rebel bad a** from within" at their online store. Holding true to what country music all about, the website is more than committed to helping fans of the country genre find the true meaning of the country culture of...


Latest War Conflict Reference Libraries

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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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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