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Rafael, Lockheed Martin, Thales and Northrop Grumman meet in Prague to discuss A …

SMi reports (19.08.2016, London, UK): Leading defence vendors join the expert industry speaker line-up at the Air Missile Defence Technology conference this Autumn. SMi has confirmed new sponsor speakers for Air Missile Defence Technology 2016, which takes place on the 24th and 25th of October 2016 in Prague, Czech Republic. The new industry experts set to present at the conference include • Colonel (Ret'd) Gil Shalev, Business Development & Marketing Manager, Rafael •

FedRAMP Authorizes First Cloud Provider for Voice and Collaboration

collab9 is First and Only Cloud Provider Offering Federal, State, and Local Agencies a UCaaS Solution that Meets Stringent Federal Security Standards LOS ANGELES, CA – August 18, 2016 – collab9 today announced it is the first and only FedRAMPSM Authorized Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) provider in the world. With the cloud first mandate trickling through the U.S. government, Federal, State, and Local agencies now have a flexible, reliable,

Spohrer & Dodd Trial Attorneys Win Judgment for Child vs. Federal Government

Jacksonville, Fla., August 17, 2016 - Spohrer & Dodd trial attorneys, Jay Howanitz and Bob Spohrer, received a federal court order awarding a Georgia family $6.15 million dollars in a case against the federal government. The attorneys filed the medical negligence complaint against the United States of America under the Federal Tort Claims Act, a federal statute allowing private parties to sue the United States for torts committed by persons

Christensen Law Announces Distracted Driving Scholarship Winner

Christensen Law announces the winner of its first-ever Distracted Driving Awareness Scholarship. After receiving close to 20 entries for this year's scholarship, Joshua Hardin, 22, of Searcy, Arkansas, has been named this year’s recipient. The scholarship kicked off in May as the Southfield law firm's commitment to helping students who are in need of financial assistance to pay for college, while raising awareness of the tragic impact of distracted driving.

Gardere Earns Highest Firm Score on Austin Law Firm Diversity Report Card

AUSTIN – Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is pleased to announce that the Firm has received the highest composite score of all reporting firms in the 2015 Law Firm Diversity Report Card, issued by the Austin Minority Bar Associations and the Travis County Women Lawyers Association. For the third consecutive year, the Firm also earned an “A” grade for its exceptional diversity recruitment, hiring and retention efforts. “Diversity in the workplace, generally,

How will Brexit Impact American Economy?

The United Kingdom's surprise decision to leave the European Union (known as Brexit) has led to uncertainty and confusion in international financial and manufacturing sectors. How can American companies take advantage of new trade opportunities arising from Brexit while protecting their interests from potential economic downsides? What's at Stake for American Economy Now That the UK Will be Leaving the European Union? Let's take a look at the impacts that Brexit will

Scientist can predict what cities or countries are at risk for police violence

Public Health Scientist Benedict Emesowum has figured it out. He says that being able to predict where police violence occurs can help the government intervene before any incident that captures media attention occurs. His book titled "Police Violence: Understanding its Basic History, Causal Origins, health Consequences, and Prevention Strategies" was published on in July 13, 2016 and is now available on major retailer websites like and Barnes& Noble.

India Seated International arbitrations have become faster than Singapore

Infraline Energy organised Law- Assemble India Summit, (India’s first Legal Conference for the Energy Industry) on 27th and 28th of July 2016 in Hotel Shangri-La New Delhi. Mr S Ravi Shankar, International & Domestic Arbitration lawyer and Senior Partner of Law Senate law Firm was invited to Chair the event. While delivering his welcome address he highlighted the efforts of the Government in getting Foreign investment in the Energy Sector

Heather Brooke Quick, Esq. Recognized as Florida Legal Elite

Jacksonville, Fla., July 27, 2016 - Heather Brooke Quick. Esq., founder and CEO of The Quick Law Group in Jacksonville, FL, was recently recognized in the 2016 edition of Florida Trend’s Florida Legal Elite™. Quick, whose law firm offers family and marital law services specifically for women, was recognized in the Marital and Family Law category. Actively practicing Florida attorneys were asked to name the attorneys that they hold

Impact of Drug Trafficking on the Adoption of SALW is expected to Rise SALW Mark …

Small arms are designed particularly for individual usage whereas light weapons are designed to be used by a group of two or three persons. With rise in terrorism, governments across nations are focusing on equipping their defense forces with small arms and light weapons. In fact, government support is one of the key factors augmenting the growth of the global small arms and light weapons market. Information for the Market of

Homeland Security Market: Cyber Security Figures as a Priority in Recent Times

The global homeland security market is mainly driven by the efforts taken by governments across nations to restrict the increasing terrorist threats and cross-border insurgency. Project Cytoon undertaken by South Africa, the Sisfron Program undertaken by Brazil, and the TECS Mod Program undertaken by the U.S. are some of the government initiatives aimed at enhancing homeland security. The global homeland security market was worth US$245.72 bn in 2013. Expanding at


(Mansfield, La.) – Stonewall attorney Amy Burford McCartney officially entered the race today for 42nd Judicial District Court judge. McCartney qualified for the seat by seeking the nomination from 606 registered voters in DeSoto Parish. For the first time in over 40 years, a candidate for political office has succeeded in this procedure, which required visiting with citizens throughout the parish for the last three months. “It was an

WomenCount Crowdfunds for ‘SixPack’ Slate of Women Candidates Who Will Flip Sena …

WomenCount, a new peer-to-peer crowdfunding platform for Democratic women candidates, launched a campaign this week to drive low-dollar donations collectively to the six women candidates who will determine the outcome of control of the Senate. Democrats need to flip five seats to retake a majority in the Senate in November. Of the nine Senate seats that are being targeted as potential takeover opportunities, a record six have women nominees vying


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 13, 2016 HISTORIAN PREDICTS REDSHIRT FASCISM, SECOND CIVIL WAR. Human rights activist predicts Trump’s election would be even worse than the worst predictions. Washington, DC, July 13, 2016 – A dystopian novel by historian Al Carroll predicts the most likely outcome of Donald Trump’s election would be years of repression, economic depression, the destruction of American democracy, disastrous wars overseas, and millions of minorities expelled

Global leaders and youth advocates launch new partnership and fund to end violen …

NEW YORK, 12 July 2016 – Today at the United Nations children joined world leaders to launch a new partnership and fund to make ending violence a public priority and a collective responsibility. End Violence Against Children - The GlobalPartnership brings together governments, foundations, the UN, civil society, the academia, the private sector and young people in driving action toward achieving the new global target to end abuse, exploitation, trafficking and all

Trevett Cristo Welcomes Emily R. Fusco as Associate Attorney

Rochester, NY, July 11, 2016 - Trevett Cristo Salzer & Andolina, P.C., a 90-year old Rochester, NY-based law firm with expertise across a broad range of commercial and personal practice areas, welcomes Emily R. Fusco to the firm as an Associate. Emily’s areas of focus are criminal law and family and matrimonial law. She gained comprehensive experience as an Assistant Public Defender, specifically defending a wide range of criminal actions

2nd International Arbitration Summit- Shanghai

Wolter Kluwer Hong Kong, the most popular publisher, is organizing “2nd International Arbitration Summit” in Shanghai on 20th of July in Hotel Marriot, City Center, Shanghai. Mr S Ravi Shankar International Arbitration lawyer and Senior Partner of Law Senate law firm ( New Delhi & Mumbai) to present a session on “ Effective handling of International Arbitrations with Parties from India under the 2015 amended Arbitration Act”. In addition to

Does Corruption Prevail Within The Vanuatu Government?

Hard on the heels of a recent government scandal (9 October 2015), when 14 members of the Vanuatu Parliament, were sentenced to between three and four years’ jail for the crimes of corruption and bribery of officials; an even bigger scandal now threatens to reveal more corrupt business practises by ministers and senior officials, this time involving sums in excess of $2 million USD. VRS, originator and exclusive Distributor of the

National Sandwich Generation Month Honors Parents Who Care for Aging Parents

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE National Sandwich Generation Month Honors Parents Who Care for Aging Parents July marks National Sandwich Generation Month in the United States. The observance celebrates a generation of people sandwiched between caring for their young children and aging parents at the same time. Approximately 1 in 8 Americans between ages 40-60 face the daily challenges and struggles of being a ‘Sandwich Generation Kid’. Newport Beach attorney,

Anna And The Queen

Anna and Sanu Gurung’s dream day at the Royal Garden Party on Tuesday, was made even better when the couple were singled out for a chat with Her Majesty The Queen. The pair, who founded Perthshire charity Bring Back The Smile To Nepal following last year’s earthquake, were invited to the Queen’s Garden Party at Holyrood Palace this week. The once in a lifetime experience, however, was elevated to dream status

“Stand Your Ground” hearing set for Pasco theatre shooting case

TAMPA-FL (July 5, 2016) A hearing has been set nearly three years after a movie theatre shooting that resulted in the death of Chad Oulsen by Curtis Reeves Jr. It was announced that the hearing will occur in February 2017 in the murder trial that will determine whether Reeves acted in self-defense, or will be convicted of second-degree murder. An argument that began over a cellphone in a movie theatre in

ASDF HQ Announced New Office Bearers for South India Region

In NutShell : ASDF Headquarters has now announced the new set of Office Bearers South India Region which will be headed by Uma Narsariya Dulhare from 2015 to 2020. Officially announced by the ASDF International President and directed by Office of the International Secretary. In Detail Association of Scientists, Developers and Faculties incepted in 2010 has now landed in South India (SI) region with full fledge from January 2015. The Governing Council under

Former Directors File Lawsuit Seeking New Elections at Islamic Center of Riversi …

(Riverside, CA, June 29, 2016) – Two former directors of the Islamic Center of Riverside yesterday filed a class action lawsuit seeking new elections. The complaint, filed on behalf of all the mosque’s members, alleges that at least 234 of the members were unlawfully removed from the center’s membership list before elections in May. It also alleges that the elections breached a prior settlement agreement, as they were not independently

Federal Lawsuit Alleges King Intelligence & Security Services Violated Federal L …

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Lichter Law Firm has filed a collective action lawsuit in federal court against King Intelligence and Security Services, Inc., a private security firm, alleging that 50-plus current and former employees were not paid properly for overtime. The suit also alleges that King executives Kaola King and Larry Weems were directly involved in the violations. King, based in Oakland Park, provides security at schools, malls, businesses and construction

Brexit may have economic disadvantages for Great Britain, said Didier Kussu

I understand that the Brits were very frustrated with the unilateral decision of the European Central Bank to require that clearing houses handling euro-denominated transactions be located in the Euro zone, for the sake of having total control and supervision over the system’s stability, as well as this crucial part of the European financial system. For many Brexiters, sovereignty seems to be the most important factor for the Brexit, which I

Tampa attorney Medisa Memic joins the law firm of McIntyre Thanasides

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TAMPA-FL (June 16, 2016) – Ms. Medisa Memic is the newest attorney at the law offices of McIntyre Thanasides Bringgold Elliott Grimaldi & Guito, P.A., who will be bringing her expertise in the fields of personal injury to the firm. Ms. Memic first joined the Sarasota office of McIntyre Thanasides as a law clerk in 2014 while she attended the Stetson University College of Law. In 2015, she

Local man & van business forecasts the UK will ‘remain’ based on a major Brexit …

Frustrated with the fear mongering and media bias for the Brexit referendum, Monty Alexander, founder of online UK comparison service ‘Compare the Man and Van’ (CMV), decided to find out how his 42,000 customers will vote this Thursday. The results clearly indicate the UK will remain. On Monday this week, Monty Alexander, business entrepreneur and founder of one of the largest UK comparison ‘man & van’ businesses, launched a CMV Brexit


TRIAL ATTORNEY Anchorage Attorney Stephen Merrill in his five years of practice in Alaska has proven to be one of the better trial lawyers in the State. 1. A criminal court acquittal on one felony charge and two misdemeanor charges. ANCHORAGE SUPERIOR COURT 2. Business Law Trial with a 4k pretrial offer and a 22k verdict for the client plaintiff. ANCHORAGE DISTRICT COURT 3. Business Law Trial with a 14k pretrial offer and

Professional legal advice convenience goes Online!

Yes, It’s a bitter fact you might need a lawyer for legal advice or to represent you in court of law. This unpleasant situation as agonising as it might be gets enhanced to a more agonising situation when it comes to finding the correct professional help. Traditionally we all ask friends and family for legal reference. To keep private matters discrete, we search the web. But does it give the

THE LOBBY donates to the Pulse Victims Fund

Pledging 50% of the royalties from the sale of THE LOBBY to Pulse Victims Fund I am an author and a member of the LGBT community. I am deeply saddened by the events that took place June 12 at the Pulse Nightclub in Orland Florida. Remember not only were members of the gay and lesbian community effected by this senselessness, the Latin community, Orlando and our feeling of ease were all

Gardere Partner Michelle Schulz Named Co-Chair of Firm’s International Practice …

DALLAS/HOUSTON – Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is pleased to announce that Partner Michelle Schulz has been named co-chair of the Firm’s international practice, effective immediately. She will lead the group alongside co-chair and Partner Charles E. Meacham in Houston. Since joining Gardere in December 2013, Ms. Schulz has served as co-chair of the Firm’s international trade group and has been instrumental in its success. She will continue in that role in

The Father's Day Gift Your Dad Won't Tell You He Wants

The Father's Day Gift Your Dad Won't Tell You He Wants For many aging dads, the perfect Father’s Day gift can’t be found in a catalog or a store. Attorney Darlynn Morgan reveals what dad secretly wants this year but is likely too embarrassed or ashamed to ask for. When it comes to Father’s Day, there is one gift that most older dads want but they are afraid, and even ashamed, to

CityWatch Mobile App: A Two-Way Communication Tool for Law Enforcement and The C …

Knowing that citizens want to help keep their neighborhoods safe from crime and terrorism, WhizFish developed the CityWatch® Mobile App that lets the community instantly report problems, suspicious activity, or suspect identification directly to law enforcement. And, it allows law enforcement to engage citizens with important safety messages and alerts sent right to their phones. The CityWatch® Mobile App is customized and offers the following top features: ​ Geo-targeted Alerts & Messages Report An

Anna's Abseil Ropes In Thew Funds For Nepal

Anna Gurung, founder of the Perthshire charity Bring Back The Smile To Nepal, may still be celebrating an invitation to The Queen’s Royal Garden Party, but she still found time to undertake a fundraising 165ft abseil from the Forth Rail Bridge on Sunday. The abseil, from the iconic rail bridge in Edinburgh, saw Anna take the 165ft leap to the rocks below. “It was actually more terrifying than the parachute jump

New Hire: Attorney Peter Hobson

TAMPA-FL (June 10, 2016) Peter J. Hobson is the newest attorney at the law offices of McIntyre Thanasides Bringgold Elliott Grimaldi & Guito, P.A., who will be bringing more than 30 years of experience to the firm. Mr. Hobson was called to the bar in the state of Pennsylvania Bar in 1981 and then Florida in 1983. His legal practice includes trial law, family law, commercial litigation, criminal defense, sports

AEA International Lawyers Network Congress 2016 in Cyprus

AEA International Lawyers network is an international network of lawyers from all over the world. Every year AEA has its annual conference in any of the countries of the members. This year the said Annual conference was held in Cyprus on 27th May at Capo Bay Hotel at Protaras, Cyprus. The Congress was attended by more than 150 lawyers’ / law firms from 60 countries including China, Algeria, Israel, India,

The Prem Rawat Foundation and the Tutu Foundation UK Partner on Forum Exploring …

London, U.K. – The Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRF) and the Tutu Foundation U.K. will host a forum on June 15 at the British Film Institute with government and NGO leaders to explore topics such as peace education, reconciliation, alternatives to violence, prison reform and breaking the cycle of crime. The forum will include the U.K. premiere of Inside Peace, a multi-award-winning documentary film that chronicles how the Peace Education Program

Australia – An Innovative Agenda?

Australia’s government tightens foreign investment laws for housing and land and introduces a National Innovation and Science Agenda to encourage innovation in business and schools. The second half of 2015 saw significant changes to Australia’s foreign investment framework come into effect, along with the government making an innovation statement which committed $1 billion over the next four years to foster and develop new ideas and new businesses in Australia. To near

Senator Aaron Bean named recipient of the Champions for Business award

Jacksonville, Fla., June 6, 2016 – Senator Aaron Bean was one of ten legislators chosen to receive the 2016 Champions for Business Award from the Associated Industries of Florida. Each year, AIF recognizes lawmakers whose extraordinary efforts provide model leadership on key legislation for the success of Florida’s business community. “At AIF, we proudly honor those elected officials who defend Florida’s competitive climate and continually strive to keep the

Gold Law Firm, LLC, the National Vaccine Injury Law Firm, files Vaccine Petition …

Gold law Firm, LLC, the national vaccine injury law firm that handles vaccine injury claims exclusively, recently filed a vaccine petition for a 92-year old woman who had a severe reaction to the Influenza Vaccine resulting in an exacerbation of her Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP), an acquired immune-mediated inflammatory disorder of the peripheral nervous system, which led to her death. The case, filed in the Court of Federal Claims in Washington, D.C.,

Chambers USA 2016 Recognizes 23 Gardere Attorneys and 9 Practice Areas

AUSTIN/DALLAS/HOUSTON – Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is proud to announce that the Firm has once again maintained strong standings in the annual Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, with nine practice groups and 23 individual attorneys recognized among the best in Texas and the nation. “We are thankful to our clients and peers for providing Chambers USA with the positive input that helped us achieve our recognition,” says Gardere

Local San Diego Homeless Charity Helping Bags Expands into Los Angeles

Helping Bags is an established charity for the homeless in San Diego founded August of 2014 by Evan Pickens and has been 99% self-funded. Helping Bags has handed out hundreds of free bags to the homeless every single month. As we've continued our mission and staying true to our cause we've learned a lot about many different types of people and how they got into the situation they've found themselves

The murder of Jason Westcott by Tampa Police Department

On May 27, 2014, Jason Westcott was gunned-down by members of the Tampa Police Department while they were executing a search warrant for marijuana based solely on the information from a confidential informant that was never properly vetted or supervised during previous alleged marijuana purchases. This confidential informant, Ronnie Coolge, was a paid informant for the Tampa Police Department with a very checkered history of violent crimes and severe drug

Criminal Case against William Earl Harrision dismissed for second time

Case against William Earl Harrison dismissed for second time PHELPS COUNTY, Mo. / May 19, 2016 -- William Earl Harrison is focused on putting his life back together after being falsely accused of murder for the second time. On Wednesday, May 18, the state dismissed its case against Harrison in the 1992 death of Jerry Wayne King. King’s body was found July 8, 1992, near the entrance to the Gourd Creek Cave,

Celebrating The 50 Years of Founder’s Journey

Celebration of our 50 years anniversary. The celebration will include a brief presentation about ISKCON’s 50 year journey, cultural programs, and free delicious vegetarian feast for everyone. Naperville, IL, USA, May 24, 2016 -- Fifty years ago, on August 13, 1965, a lone elderly pilgrim and teacher, Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami boarded the cargo ship in Calcutta, India for the one month sea voyage to New York City. While it was

The Law Office of Michael D. Waks Announces Essay Contest For Students Living Wi …

Attorney Michael D. Waks is offering a $1,000 award to the winner of the Michael D. Waks Essay Contest. High school seniors and college students attending a 2-year or 4-year accredited university or college, in California, living with a disability, are invited to participate. ”As a Long Beach personal injury attorney for over 30 years, I have represented young clients living with disabilities caused by auto accidents. I have


TRENCH & ASSOCIATES CAUTIONS WHEN MAKING WILLS • Trench & Associates (T&A), established Dubai legal consultants, urges non-Muslim expatriates to exercise caution when making Wills • Multiple unlicensed service providers in the UAE continue to mislead Clients resulting in costly and lengthy appeals • The only legal and viable route for non-Muslim expatriates is that of a DIFC Will May 17 2016, Dubai UAE: Trench & Associates (T&A), established Dubai legal consultants are urging expatriates to

$5M Asbestos Verdict Awarded to Millworker

Jury finds Asbestos Equipment Supplier Responsible for Salem, Oreg. Man’s Mesothelioma. OREGON – A Portland jury has awarded a $5 million asbestos verdict to Charles Eastridge and his wife, the plaintiffs in a mesothelioma lawsuit against gasket supplier Mar-Dustrial. Mr. Eastridge was diagnosed with mesothelioma last year. The jury determined that his cancer was caused by exposure to asbestos contained in products sold by the defendant. For over thirty years, Charles

Christensen Law Offers Distracted Driving Awareness Scholarship

Christensen Law, specializing in helping victims of automobile and truck accidents, has seen first hand the devastating effects of a distracted driving accident. The firm has represented clients who have suffered severe injuries that could have easily been avoided had the driver not looked down at their phone while driving. In an effort to reduce distracted driving accidents, Christensen Law is offering a $2,500 scholarship to one student to raise

State University of Uzbek language and literature to be established in Uzbekista …

The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov on 13 May, 2016, signed a Decree "On establishment of the Tashkent State University of Uzbek language and literature named after Alisher Navoi”. According to the document, the native language and literature are the embodiment of national consciousness, the basis of cultural and spiritual development of any nation. The Uzbek language has an ancient and rich history, and its formation, as evidenced by

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