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18 U.S. States Lack Basic Protections for Children

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18 U.S. States Lack Basic Protections for Children

Iowa is now the only state in the U.S. that fails to require four minimum emergency planning standards at schools and child care centers, placing it last among 18 states missing basic protections for children, according to Save the Children’s 2015 National Disaster Report Card. “If we were passing out report cards to states for [...]

U.S. Airstrike Kills Senior Al-Qaida Leader

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U.S. Airstrike Kills Senior Al-Qaida Leader

The U.S. Defense Department confirmed that a senior al-Qaida leader was killed earlier this month by a U.S. airstrike in Afghanistan, Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said in a statement issued Friday. “We have confirmed that Abu Khalil al-Sudani, a high-ranking al-Qaida operational commander, was killed by a U.S. airstrike in Bermal district, Paktika province, [...]

Lockheed Martin Gets $1.5 Billion Missile Interceptor Deal

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Lockheed Martin Gets $1.5 Billion Missile Interceptor Deal

United States and allied military forces are set to upgrade key missile defense capabilities under a new $1.5 billion contract for production and delivery of Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missiles and PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (PAC-3 MSE) missiles. The contract includes PAC-3 and PAC-3 MSE interceptor deliveries for the U.S. Army, and Foreign Military Sales [...]

TCL Campaign for Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

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TCL Campaign for Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

Leading TV brand TCL announced Wednesday a marketing partnership with Paramount Pictures in support of the July 31 theatrical release of the upcoming film “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation,” produced by and starring Tom Cruise and directed by Christopher McQuarrie. A global TCL marketing campaign will include digital, print, television and outdoor assets. TCL also [...]

Nestlé Opens R&D Center to Address Food Demands

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Nestlé Opens R&D Center to Address Food Demands

Nestlé opened Wednesday its new Nestlé Research & Development (R&D) Center in Solon, Ohio. This marked the completion of a $50 million, two-year project to establish the global center dedicated to transforming the way the world enjoys frozen and chilled foods. Nestlé R&D Solon is a 144,000 square foot facility and is one of 12 [...]

Meet the Top 25 Women in the Mid-Market

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Meet the Top 25 Women in the Mid-Market

The inaugural list of the 2015 Most Influential Women of the Mid-Market has been announced by CEO Connection, a membership organization exclusively for mid-market CEOs. This list recognizes the top 25 women in the U.S. based on their ability to influence change, innovation, and standards for excellence in companies with annual sales between $100 million [...]

Ford Luxurious Truck – the Ford F-150 Limited

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Ford Luxurious Truck – the Ford F-150 Limited

Ford, a leading truck seller in America, says it has introduced its most advanced and luxurious truck ever – the Ford F-150 Limited. “The F-150 Limited sets a new bar for what discerning customers should expect in a high-end truck,” said Raj Nair, Ford group vice president, Global Product Development. “We’re adding segment-exclusive technology, and [...]

President Bush Speaks for Americans with Disabilities

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President Bush Speaks for Americans with Disabilities

In anticipation of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on July 26, the National Organization on Disability (NOD) is releasing a new video featuring an interview with President George H.W. Bush, who signed the ADA into law in July 1990. For 25 years, the ADA has removed barriers and empowered people, [...]

Ash Carter to Discuss Fight Against ISIS in Jordan

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Ash Carter to Discuss Fight Against ISIS in Jordan

Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook has announced that the U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter embarks on a trip to three Middle Eastern nations. Beginning July 19, Cook said in a statement, Carter travels to Israel, and then to Saudi Arabia and Jordan. “He will work with Israel to further explore ongoing efforts to identify solutions [...]

RNC Releases Netroots Nation Briefing Book: “Unprincipled”

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RNC Releases Netroots Nation Briefing Book: “Unprincipled”

The Republican National Committee (RNC) released Thursday a briefing book entitled “Unprincipled,” ahead of the start of the Netroots Nation convention in Phoenix, Arizona. According to RNC, the book highlights Hillary Clinton’s notable absence from the event and outlines the many reasons why the majority of Americans, including the Left, find her to be dishonest [...]

NASA TV to Show Space Station Crew Launch

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NASA TV to Show Space Station Crew Launch

The next three crew members bound for the International Space Station are set to launch Wednesday, July 22. NASA Television will provide coverage of the launch and the crew’s arrival at the orbiting laboratory less than six hours later. Kjell Lindgren of NASA, Oleg Kononenko of the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), and Kimiya Yui [...]

Hurricane Katrina: U.S. Children Still at Risk

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Hurricane Katrina: U.S. Children Still at Risk

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina exposed the widespread neglect of children in U.S. emergency planning, most recommendations of the national commission created to address those gaps remain unfulfilled, a new Save the Children report shows. Nearly four in five of the recommendations issued by the National Commission on Children and Disasters in its 2010 final [...]

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