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2014-09-19 12:24:17

- Taking Army STEM Training to the Concert Production Stage in Tour Ops: the Tech Behind Rock on the Road - LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE: LYV) and the U.S. Army announced a dynamic web series, Tour Ops: the Tech Behind Rock on the Road, featuring two U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers working onsite with OneRepublic on tour. The series consist of six total episodes, three spotlighting U.S. Army Capt. Andrew Freinberg and three featuring U.S....

2014-09-19 12:23:39

NEW YORK, Sept.19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC voiced profound disappointment regarding the Metropolitan Opera commitment to proceed with Death of Klinghoffer. The Met premier of this controversial opera is scheduled for October 20, 2014. The Met, apparently sensitive to mounting criticism of an opera that glorifies and romanticizes terrorism, has already canceled the simulcast broadcast of Klinghoffer. That action, however, has not alleviated serious concerns in New York...

2014-09-18 23:00:19

Canadian PM Stephen Harper boycotted the Commonwealth leaders meeting in Colombo, Sri Lanka last year, which led to a number of good things. Tamils for Obama hopes for more good things (specifically, support for a referendum on independence in northeastern Sri Lanka) from the Canadian leader. Ottawa, Canada (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Tamils for Obama wrote a letter to Canadian PM Stephen Harper in early September praising him for his leadership at the Commonwealth leaders meeting last...

2014-09-18 20:20:20

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia in Washington, D.C. issued the following fact sheet today: Fact Sheet: Condemning Extremism and Combating Terrorism Public Statements by Senior Saudi Officials and Religious Scholars As the birthplace of Islam and the home of the Two Holy Mosques, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia rejects extremists and terrorists who aim to subvert the Islamic faith. Saudi officials and religious scholars have long been vocal...

2014-09-18 08:20:49

Additional components maximize deployed system readiness TEWKSBURY, Mass., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) will soon have greater agility and capability in its fleet of AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radars. Raytheon has begun construction of two major sub-components of the AN/TPY-2 under a $53 million contract announced by the Department of Defense on Sept 2. The units Raytheon is building will enable the MDA to rotate sub-components out of the field to...

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...


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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