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Presidential Candidate Imperato, Reform Party Frontrunner, Calls on the American …

West Palm Beach, FL – February 27, 2007 – After yesterday\'s \"breakthrough\" oil revenue distribution deal reached by the Iraqi Cabinet, US Presidential Candidate Daniel Imperato called on the people to remember his stance on Iraqi oil , and the repayment of American taxpayers. \"Once again I call on the American people to recognize the request that I have been making for over one year. I

Presidential Hardliner Imperato Asks America about Looks and Pocketbooks

West Palm Beach – February 26, 2007 – Today 2008 Presidential Candidate Daniel Imperato pointed out the barrage of media coverage for Democrat and Republican Presidential Candidates, but not for Independents. \"Its time that the American people stand up and demand that Washington reforms ballot access guidelines, to enable an independent president to place himself on the ballot to run for the White House. It

1st E Debate Center Opens for US Presidentials

25 February 2007..San Francisco/NYC...With all the excitement around using the Internet and video streaming for presidential aspirants, HarmonyNet Media Group is pleased to announce a single site, The E Debates Center, where you will be able to see the YouTube positioned videos from all the candidates. The E Debate Center is a collaboration between and HarmonyNet Media Group, and includes a poll for those that wish to express their

Thompson & Knight Announces Commitment to “Community of Respect”

First Houston Law Firm to Join the ADL’s Diversity Program HOUSTON - Thompson & Knight is the first Houston law firm to join the “Community of Respect” program of the Anti-Defamation League. The program provides tools and resources to help Houston-area organizations fight prejudice, bigotry and discrimination, and engender respect and appreciation for diversity. By formally committing to the program, Thompson & Knight has agreed to demonstrate the value

Le Procureur de la CPI s'apprête à présenter des éléments de preuve concernant l …

( EMAILWIRE.COM, February 22, 2007 ) Mardi 27 février, Luis Moreno-Ocampo, Procureur, présentera des éléments de preuve relatifs à des personnes nommées, aux crimes de guerre et aux crimes contre l’humanité commis au Darfour. Le Procureur soumettra ses éléments de preuve aux juges de la CPI, puis tiendra une conférence de presse. Le déroulement de l’événement médiatique sera le suivant : 14h00 – Conférence de presse, salle de

On the outcomes of the social and economic development of Uzbekistan in 2006 and …

Recently the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan held the session dedicated on the outcomes of the social and economic development of the republic in 2006 and most important priorities of deepening the economic reforms in 2007. The President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov spoke at the session. The participants of the session noted that in 2006 the country ensured the sustainable growth rates of economy. Thus,

Main measures on the improvement of childrens life and the implementation of «Th …

Immediately upon receiving the Declaration and «The world fit for children» Plan of Actions, adopted in 2002 during a special session of the UN General Assembly on children, Uzbekistan has conducted following activity: a) the documents were thoroughly studied on national and sub-national levels including districts and mahallahs to work out concrete proposals on ensuring the implementation of Declaration’s as well as the Plan Actions provisions; b) with the aim of fulfilling the country’s

New York University Radio WNYU to Feature 2008 Presidential Candidate Daniel Imp …

New York, NY – February 21, 2007 – Today, the leader of the Independent Movement in America, 2008 Presidential Candidate Daniel Imperato, announced that he will be a featured guest on New York University Radio WNYU 89.1, on Thursday at 7:30 pm. WNYU is doing a special feature on third party and independent candidates for the US presidency. The show will be hosted by Kristen

Thompson & Knight Chief Diversity Officer Recognized as Influential Leader

TEXAS (February 21, 2007) – Thompson & Knight LLP is proud to announce Chief Diversity Officer and Partner Pauline E. Higgins has been selected as one of the “Influential African American Leaders in Texas” by Minority Business News Texas. This feature showcases the talent, vision, and dedication that prevail in the African American community. “I am truly honored to be recognized by MBN Texas for my leadership,” says

Thompson & Knight Names New Partners

TEXAS – Thompson & Knight LLP is proud to announce the Firm has elected six lawyers to partner status. “Thompson & Knight distinguishes itself by the impact our lawyers have on clients and on the communities we serve. The partnership was impressed with the professional and personal quality of each of these candidates,” says Pete Riley, the Firm’s Managing Partner. “These attorneys embody characteristics that have defined

Thompson & Knight Elects 2007 Management Committee

TEXAS – Thompson & Knight LLP is proud to announce the Firm has elected twelve lawyers to serve on the Firm’s Management Committee for 2007. Peter J. Riley was elected to his seventh term as the Firm’s Managing Partner. The other members of the committee are: Rhett G. Campbell serves as the Houston Office Managing Partner and Practice Leader of the Firm’s Corporate Reorganization and Creditors’ Rights Practice Group.

Thompson & Knight Recognized for Diversity Efforts

Dallas (February 19, 2007) – Thompson & Knight LLP is proud to announce the Firm has been selected as one of Multicultural Law’s 2007 Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity. The rankings are based on statistics compiled from diversity surveys submitted by more than 200 law firms. “Thompson & Knight has taken crucial steps toward reaching our goal of becoming the diversity, inclusion, and accountability model for

United Victims Group Calls on Legislature for an Impeachment Investigation of Ok …

Oklahoma Criminal Court of Appeals judges, Charles Chapel, Charles Johnson and David Lewis may have violated their Oath of Office when ruling on Fears v. State, Case No. F-2004-1279, January 26, 2007. United Victims group seeks support from the Oklahoma Legislature to launch an impeachment investigation. Sallisaw, OK, February 15, 2007 -- Daniel Hawke Fears was convicted in September 23, 2004 for the killing of two women, Patsy Wells and

Imperato for President Recognizes Bush/Afghan for Finally Pointing out the Poppy

West Palm Beach, FL – February 15, 2007 – One year after Daniel Imperato\'s first remarks regarding the subject, US President George W. Bush officially acknowledged the presence of the opium poppy as the key to the Taliban resurgence in Afghanistan. Bush stated that \"the United States and our allies will help President Karzai reverse the increase in poppy cultivation that is aiding the Taliban… The Taliban uses drug money

McKool Smith Adds Two Attorneys in Austin Office

AUSTIN – McKool Smith, P.C., one of the nation’s largest trial firms, is announcing the addition of two attorneys in the firm’s Austin office, including noted intellectual property litigator Pierre J. Hubert. Mr. Hubert, who previously was a partner in the Austin office of Dewey Ballantine, joins McKool Smith as a principal. He is joined by former Dewey Ballantine associate Craig N. Tolliver. “We are very glad to welcome Pierre and

Media project "Stories of Faith" flanked by "Civilisations Matter", a new academ …

Berlin, 15.02.07 (sof) Wolfram R. Bauer and Carola Klessen, initiators and producers of the Irish media project “Stories of Faith”, have initiated the \"Civilisations Matter - Academy for Intercultural Dialogue\". The Academy will promote understanding between various ways of thinking. The future foundation will be based in Germany and acquire a location near Berlin as a meeting place. The initiators are forming this foundation because they are conscious of

Presidential Candidate to Address Reform Party State Meeting to 'Revive Reform' …

Tampa, FL – February 14, 2007 – Today, the leading independent presidential candidate, Daniel Imperato, announced that he will be addressing the Reform Party State Meeting this Saturday February 17 in Tampa, Florida. The Reform Party, which last fielded Ralph Nader (2004) and Pat Buchanan (2000) as presidential candidates, is still feeling the financial effects of the two candidates that failed to help build the party and gather any major support.

Imperato Concludes Northeast Swing

Philadelphia, PA – February 14, 2007 - After making stops in Boston, New York, and Philadelphia, 2008 Presidential Candidate, Daniel Imperato concluded the northeast portion of his national tour. During his stops, Imperato met with many supporters, and spread his message about reviving America. In addition, Imperato took the time to comment on many issues that have surfaced during the past week. These include, President Bush\'s attempt to

Orden Bonaria Knights 2008 Presidential Candidate

New York, NY – February 13, 2007 – Today 2008 Presidential Candidate Daniel Imperato announced that he has been knighted by the Orden Bonaria. Orden Bonaria is an internationally recognized humanitarian organization that is officially recognized by the United Nations and many other countries around the world. Famous honorary members of the Orden Bonaria include the former President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela, and former United States

Imperato Calls it again: The North Korea Squeeze Play is on

New York – February 13, 2007 – In what has been the most revealing 7 days in Daniel Imperato\'s presidential run, it appears as though the 2008 Presidential Candidate has once again foreshadowed a major global policy decision: the UN-North Korea Disarmament deal. Going back to an October 2006 press release, (See \"Daniel Imperato, 2008 Independent Presidential Candidate, Speaks out on UN Secretary General-Designate Ban Ki-Moon and North Korea\"

Two Lynn Tillotson & Pinker Partners Among America’s Top Plaintiffs’ Attorneys …

DALLAS – Lawdragon, a quarterly print and online publication serving the legal community, has named Eric Pinker and John “Trey” Cox III of Lynn Tillotson & Pinker, L.L.P., as two of the 500 Leading Plaintiffs’ Lawyers in America. This marks the second Lawdragon honor for Mr. Cox, who previously earned a selection to Lawdragon’s 500 New Stars in American Law. To complete the list of top plaintiffs’ attorneys, Lawdragon staff interviewed thousands

Probe into UN activities confirms need for parliamentary body

Berlin. The Germany-based Committee for a Democratic UN (KDUN) has reiterated its call for the creation of a parliamentary body at the United Nations. The Committee was reacting to UN-Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s order for a system wide external inquiry into all the activities done around the globe by the UN funds and programmes. “The pending probe into UN activities once again confirms the need for a standing independent body able

German Publisher Teams with American Research to support Wild Wasser Efforts for …

San Francisco, CA...11 February 2007...Sophia Sirius Publishing, of Wuerzburg, in association with HarmonyNet Media Group of San Francisco, is pleased to announce that the 1st Edition of the book nook gift collection, including the \"Social Networks Temperature Report\" are now available. This special report series, is intended to assist online E Campaigners with techniques and know how on how online social communities can assist with the support of non-profits, charities,

Secretary General of World Religions for Peace and UN Consultant becomes Advisor …

Dublin, 09 February 2007 (sof) William F. Vendley, Secretary General of Religions for Peace (WCRP, New York) has been appointed a member of the Stories of Faith Advisory Board. Patron of the Stories of Faith media project is the Dalai Lama. This project “is a vivid and effective way to bring the messages of peace and understanding to a greater audience”, said Vendley. The project, which was initiated by

Presidential Candidate Imperato on Syria, Al-Assad, Cease-Fire in Iraq

Number one Independent Presidential Candidate Speaks Again West Palm Beach, FL – February 7, 2007 – Today, 2008 Presidential Candidate, Daniel Imperato called on the American people and the people of the Middle East to give credit where credit is due. Recently, Syria's President, Bashar Al-Assad, told ABC's Good Morning America that he and Syria could help mediate in Iraq with support from the US and other

School Teacher's Family in 18-Wheeler Crash Files Lawsuit Against Big Rig Driver …

McKINNEY, Texas – Attorneys for the family of a Collin County school teacher have filed a lawsuit over the October 2006 automobile crash that claimed the woman’s life. Witnesses say the collision occurred after the driver of an 18-wheeler ran a red light, striking the teacher’s car. Cynthia Carter, 33, of McKinney, died on Oct. 18, 2006, when her Ford Focus was struck by an 18-wheeler at the intersection of

CA Primary Will Move National Elections Early in 2008

San Diego, CA...February 6, 2007...The California legislature is considering, and the inclination is that this will happen with no resistance, to shift the 57 EV(Electoral Votes) from the primaries in 2008, to a much sooner position in the primary calendar. This report, from recent research, shows how the impact of many of the \'unlikely or undecided\' voters MAY have a major impact on campaign strategies, and also on expenditures in

A journey to the misery of the new Europe: Bulgaria

Frank Abbas, streetworker in the ghettoes of Varna in Bulgaria asks me to come to him. An hour from Bucharest there is the border village Giurgiu. The border reminds of the old fortifications between the former countries. Now it is Europe, but nevertheless you have to to drive peculiar detours to reach the Bulgarian border. Collection of 6 Euros for use of the bridge - they accept Euros only. I

New Georgia Divorce and Family Law Blog

Marietta family law attorney Stephen M. Worrall has launched his new Georgia Family Law Blog. The Blog features news and thoughts on Family Law Issues in Georgia, including divorce, alimony, child support, child custody, visitation, property division, adoption and more. February 5, 2007 Marietta, Georgia Weblogs, or blogs, have become more and more commonplace, and blogs on legal topics provide useful information to consumers of legal services. Marietta, Georgia, divorce and family law

Enlightened People's Party Hosts First E Debate Online

San Francisco, CA...3 February 2007...HarmonyNet Media Group, is pleased to announce that it\'s online APolitical Client, \'The Enlightened People\'s Party\' is hosting the first focused community E Debate, among three of the self professed Progressive candidates for President of the United States. This innovate focused polling and debate format, where the community will decide who the winner might be, is a joint production of three online media companies. For participation,

Daniel Imperato to Appear on the Chuck Harder Radio Show Today at 2pm

Philadelphia, PA – February 2, 2007 – Today, leading Independent Presidential Candidate Daniel Imperato will be appearing on “For the People”, Chuck Harder’s Radio show. The show will be broadcast nationally over the Talkstar Network which encompasses over 100 radio stations across the country, as well as stations in Canada and the Caribbean. Mr. Harder wants to see JOB'S COME BACK to America. Chuck says, "We

Eighteen T&K Attorneys Listed in 2007 Chambers USA Directory

Texas - The international law firm of Thompson & Knight congratulates the eighteen attorneys who are included in the 2007 Chambers USA “Leaders in their Field” legal directory. Chambers USA exclusively lists attorneys who are strongly recommended from in-depth interviews with peers and clients. Rankings in the U.S. directory are assessed on specific criteria, including technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness, diligence, and commitment.

Leading Presidential Candidate Arrives in Philadelphia and Appeals to Labor and …

Philadelphia, PA – February 2, 2007– Today, Presidential Candidate Daniel J. Imperato arrived today in Philadelphia as part of his national campaign tour. Imperato will be meeting with area business leaders, local media, and local citizens to rally support for his White House campaign. \"The people of Philadelphia are hard working people, who believe in the American economy and American jobs. My job is to help bring back some

Leading Independent Presidential Candidate Visits Washington D.C.

Washington DC - January 31, 2007 –Independent Presidential Candidate, Daniel J. Imperato will visit the City of Washington D.C. this week, as part of his national campaign. During his visit, Imperato will meet with the local media, businesses, and political leaders to discuss the issues that are affecting Americans. Imperato has several media interviews where he will introduce some of his proposals and reforms for a better administration.

Promise you nothing but the truth and always the truth

Sunday Word Good Morning, I am back in your newspaper. Now my engagement for the new newspaper has been delayed and I am glad to be present in \"ZIARUL de Sibiu\" every Friday again. Some of my readers did actually miss me. I admit that it does me good, when you speak to me in the street and tell me that you welcome my clear words. So please continue to

The Law of the Republic of Uzbekistan

"On guaranties of activities of the non-state non-profit organizations" The law was adopted by the Legislative Chamber of Oliy Majlis on October 11, 2006 and approved by the Senate on December 1, 2006. Chapter 1. General provisions Article 1. The aim of the Law The present Law is aimed at regulating relations in the area of provision of guaranties for the activities of non-state non-profit organizations, ensuring protection of their rights and legal

Republicans Abroad Germany - Chairman Eric Staal elaborates U.S. foreign policy …

In appearances on the German national television talk show PHOENIX Runde on Wednesday evening as well as in an interview with Radio Netherlands on Thursday afternoon, Eric Staal elaborated a Republican point of view on the current political debate over Iraq strategy to a very interested European audience. Regarding the positions of U.S. Senators Joeseph Biden (D) and Chuck Hagel (R), who have criticized the decision of the U.S. Administration

Presidential Candidate Imperato Meets with Pastor Chuck Smith of Calvary Chapel …

Santa Ana, CA – January 25, 2007 – Today 2008 Independent Presidential Candidate Daniel Imperato’s camp announced that he has met with globally renowned Christian Pastor Chuck Smith. During their meeting the two exchanged the idea on Imperato’s upcoming 2008 presidential run as well as Christianity and its presence in the United States and the world. Pastor Smith stressed that it was important that America bring morals back to the White

Weitz & Luxenberg Responds to Report Calling Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Crisis …

January 24, 2007, New York, NY—The belief that the United States is in the throes of a medical malpractice lawsuit crisis can be blamed on just a tiny group of negligent doctors, says a new watchdog report. According to “The Great Medical Malpractice Hoax,” released by Ralph Nader’s Public Citizen group, just 5.9 percent of doctors have been responsible for 57.8 percent of all medical malpractice payments, as of research

Mark Lanier Recognized Among America’s Top Plaintiff’s Lawyers

HOUSTON - W. Mark Lanier, founder of The Lanier Law Firm with offices in Houston and New York, has earned a spot among the Lawdragon 500 Leading Plaintiffs’ Lawyers in America. This marks the second time Mr. Lanier has been honored by the publication, which selected him as one of the 500 Leading Lawyers in America last year. Lawdragon is a quarterly print and online publication dedicated to the legal profession.

President of Uzbekistan to visit Singapore

President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov will pay a state visit to Singapore during 24-26 January 2006 on the invitation of this country’s President Sellapan Ramanathan. At the meetings that are going to take place during the visit, the sides will consider expansion of Uzbek-Singapore cooperation and important international problems of mutual interest. A number of bilateral documents are expected to be signed during the visit, aimed at deepening the two nations’ cooperation

Obama isn't Lincoln, Lindbergh Was, says Lincoln Author

Richard Salva, author of a book on the reincarnation of Abraham Lincoln, counters comparisons of presidential candidate Barack Obama with the Civil War president. His book, Soul Journey from Lincoln to Lindbergh, provides evidence through nearly 500 astonishing connections that Lincoln was reborn as Charles Lindbergh. San Jose, CA January 18, 2007 — One American author takes particular and unusual exception to the many comparisons of Senator Barack Obama with

There's a New Sheriff in Town

Noble, Oklahoma – January 14, 2007 - There’s a new sheriff in town…the average citizen. While the majority of law enforcement officials are worthy of our trust and respect, there are some that take advantage of their position by harassing citizens and issuing unmerited tickets. Enter The goal of this website is to call attention to the growing plight of unfair treatment by the police. The site

Social Networks May Swing Next Four Major US Elections

San Francisco/New York..January 14, 2007..HarmonyNet Media Group, an online research and media development consultancy, announced today that an innovative research project, 4 years in the making, is available in executive briefing format. Compiled from extensive research on the importance of Social Networks in the online world, this report draws some startling conclusions about the impact that a campaign\'s management or strategist may derive. Focused on the elusive 18 to 30

Company Pays $1.2 Million in Truck Crash Case

FORT WORTH – A Cleburne resident who was critically injured in a June 2004 collision with an 18-wheeler has reached a $1.2 million settlement with the driver and owners of the tractor-trailer rig. Lidio Ortiz, 54, suffered severe back and head injuries, two bone fractures and multiple lacerations when his car was struck by the 18-wheeler driven by William Donald Golaz, an employee of JM Oil Field Services of

Thompson & Knight Expands Government Litigation Practice in Dallas with Municipa …

The international law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP has announced that Frank Waite has joined the Firm as Of Counsel in the Dallas office. Waite has more than 20 years of experience representing municipal governments on matters involving constitutional, employment, and tort claims. Waite comes to Thompson & Knight after several years of governmental and corporate legal experience with the City of Arlington, Motel 6, City of

Former Assistant United States Attorney Rejoins Thompson & Knight's Trial Practi …

The international law firm of Thompson & Knight LLP has announced that Jason Davis has rejoined the Firm as a Trial Partner in the Austin office. Davis returns after running his own private practice in San Antonio and serving as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Western and Southern Districts of Texas. Davis now specializes in representing individuals and businesses in civil and criminal government investigations, white collar criminal

2008 Presidential Candidate Continues US Tour in Boston

Boston, MA – January 7, 2007 – After stops in Detroit and Cleveland, 2008 White House Contender Daniel Imperato continued his US Tour in his hometown of Boston. \"I always enjoy coming home to Boston. It is the place where I grew up with my family and the place that I call home in my heart.\" Imperato also wanted Americans to remember the history of Boston.

Independent Presidential Candidate, Daniel Imperato Visits with Supporters in De …

Detroit, MI – January 5, 2006 – Today 2008 Presidential Candidate, Daniel Imperato began rallying his Midwestern base with stops in Detroit in the morning and Cleveland in the late afternoon. During his visit to the region, Imperato will meet with key supporters, business leaders, and campaign organizers from Michigan and Ohio. Imperato will also be appearing on WJIM\'s \"The BIG Show\" from Lansing, Michigan Hosted by

New Year Congratulation to the People of Uzbekistan

Dear fellow countrymen, friends! It gives me a profound pleasure to congratulate all of you from the bottom of my heart on the forthcoming New Year 2007. Each of us in these exciting moments on the eve of the New Year involuntarily recalls all that we have experienced – our concerns, joys and unforgettable events in our life in the outgoing year. I am convinced that the outgoing year 2006

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