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2010-12-20 10:45:00

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- James M. Golubieski, president of Foundation Venture Capital Group, LLC, (FVCG) a New Jersey Health Foundation affiliate, announced that Snowdon Inc., a company in which FVCG has invested, was awarded a new three-year contract by the Department of Defense (DoD) Program, Transformational Medical Technologies (TMT). Under this new Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) contract, Snowdon may receive up to $8.2 million to support...

2010-12-08 14:14:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Navigen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that it has been awarded a new four year contract from the Department of Defense Program, Transformational Medical Technologies (TMT) for the development of Navigen's protein therapeutic, Slit2N, for the treatment of viral hemorrhagic fevers (resulting from exposure to agents such as Ebola or Marburg virus) and anthrax infection. Navigen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. may receive up to $21.5 million in...

2010-11-15 12:00:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Chemical Materials Agency (CMA) announces the disposal of the last mustard agent-filled ton container in the chemical weapons stockpile of the Pine Bluff Arsenal, Ark. Disposal was completed safely the evening of Friday, Nov. 12, marking the end of chemical weapons storage at the Arsenal after nearly seven decades. Pine Bluff Chemical Activity (PBCA) provided the safe and secure maintenance, storage and...

2010-11-10 08:00:00

BURLINGAME, Calif., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ARES Corporation, the leading provider of intelligent security optimization tools and services for defense installations, maritime ports, critical national infrastructure, and homeland defense, today announced that Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) has selected ARES Corporation's security optimization tools and services to support the DTRA Operations Enterprise, Nuclear Support Directorate. (Logo:...

2010-11-08 09:17:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The bold new book, Mass Deception, by criminologist Scott Bonn, incriminates the Bush administration for its use of propaganda to demonize Arabs/Muslims after 9/11 and for creating a moral panic in the U.S. that manufactured public support for the Iraq war. Dr. Bonn argues that former president Bush and his administration committed war crimes in Iraq. MASS DECEPTION offers a compelling examination of the G.W. Bush administration, its lies and...

2010-10-29 07:10:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The FBI will join forces with other national security agencies and experts from 30 countries, November 3-5 at Convergence 2010 to boost counter-terrorism capabilities and examine new security technology. An innovation in mobile forensics laboratories, developed by GERMFREE, will be premiered at the event. GERMFREE'S units were deployed to provide rapid threat assessment at the 2010 Winter Olympics and most recent G8 and G20 Summits. Convergence...

2010-10-19 05:07:00

MASS DECEPTION: Moral Panic and the U.S. War on Iraq by Scott A. Bonn NEW YORK, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the release of G.W. Bush's memoirs "Decision Points," now is the time to discuss the former president's decisions that led to the Iraq war. Dr. Bonn's factual account, MASS DECEPTION, verifies that Iraq's leader, Saddam Hussein, had no links to the 9/11 attacks, and Iraq did not possess the weapons of mass destruction claimed by President Bush prior to the invasion....

2010-10-14 14:01:55

People who believe false rumors about the proposed Islamic cultural center and mosque near Ground Zero in New York City not only are more likely to oppose that project "“ they are more likely to oppose building of a mosque in their own neighborhood. Researchers surveyed 750 Americans and asked them if they believed any of four rumors associated with the New York City mosque, all of which have been refuted. One of the rumors, for example, falsely says that that the proposed center is...

2010-08-11 12:45:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC), the premier national resource for chemical and biological defense, announced that the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC) recently honored ECBC employees Jim Genovese and Shawn Funk for their contributions in transferring technology to the private sector over the past year. Genovese, a chemist within the Center's Engineering Directorate, was recognized for...

2010-06-25 09:58:00

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Joseph D. Wienand was officially appointed technical director of the U. S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC), the premier national resource for chemical and biological defense, June 20. He served as acting technical director after serving as the organization's Director of Program Integration since May. As technical director, Wienand is responsible for more than 1,800 Department of the Army civilians, soldiers and on-site...


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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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