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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for April 26: The Son Also Rises

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 00:01:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: THE SON ALSO RISES Profile America — Wednesday, April 26th. The first baby of European parentage born on the shores of the future United States came...

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CFTC Adds 71 Names to Its List of Foreign Entities that Illegally Solicit U.S. Residents to Trade Binary Options and Forex

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:01:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission's (CFTC) ongoing efforts to help protect Americans from fraud, today the CFTC added 71 new names to the RED List.  These 71 new additions bring the total number of foreign entitie...

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SBA's Top Resource Partners to be Honored at National Small Business Week

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 16:54:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration is recognizing the 2017 National Small Business Week resource partner awardees for their achievements in advancing small business growth and development.  A Denver Women's Business Center, a Boston...

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Newseum Finds "Alternate Understanding" of the First Amendment Among Young Adults

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 14:01:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a new white paper published today, Newseum President and CEO Jeffrey Herbst argues that young adults have developed an "alternate understanding" of the First Amendment, with more students believing that it should not protect...

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First 100 Days: Trump Acts, Congress Missing in Action, Says FAIR

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 13:53:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As America's leading advocacy and watchdog group promoting immigration reforms that serve the broad national interest, the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) notes that the 100th day of the Trump administration is an...

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NATSO Foundation Partners With DHS Blue Campaign to Fight Human Trafficking

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:26:00 EDT

(image) ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The NATSO Foundation today announced a new partnership between the NATSO Foundation and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Blue Campaign to combat human trafficking. This partnership marks the latest chapter in the...

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FDA takes action against 14 companies for selling illegal cancer treatments

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:46:00 EDT

(image) SILVER SPRING, Md., April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today posted warning letters addressed to 14 U.S.-based companies illegally selling more than 65 products that fraudulently claim to prevent, diagnose, treat or cure cancer. The products...

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Americans and Africans Tackle Critical Challenges Together through Reciprocal Exchange Component of Young African Leaders Initiative

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:00:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of State and IREX are pleased to announce their support of more than 50 Reciprocal Exchange projects in 2017 as part of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. More than 50 Americans will travel...

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American-Made: Companies Created from Federally Funded University Research Fuel U.S. Innovation and Job Creation

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:00:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Congress determines the funding levels for the federal science agencies for fiscal years 2017 and 2018, a new report highlights one of the many ways investments in basic scientific research benefits the overall economy: the...

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Wounded Warriors Forge New Friendships During Soldier Ride in Washington

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 02:45:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Army veteran James Myers first connected with Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) three years ago in Hawaii, meeting the president of the United States was not something he expected to happen as a result. James recently joined 53 other...

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SBA announces Relaunch of Small Business Technology Coalition

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 21:24:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Small Business Technology Coalition, the go-to resource for entrepreneurs seeking to leverage technology, relaunched today with new partners and a greater emphasis on training users to make their businesses more effective and...

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U.S. Lumber Industry Applauds Commerce Department Finding of Massive Canadian Subsidies

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 20:09:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Commerce today announced a preliminary determination in response to a petition filed in November 2016 by the Committee Overseeing Action for Lumber International Trade Investigations or Negotiations...

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The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Two Statements: Expresses Concern with Immigrants' Access to Justice, and Urges DOJ to Work with Police Departments on Constitutional Policing

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:48:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, by majority vote, has issued two statements: expressing concern that enforcing immigration detainers in courthouses diminishes access to justice for all persons, and urging the U.S. Department of...

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SBA Administrator to Kick Off National SBIR Conference

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:31:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Small Business  Administrator Linda McMahon will kick off the 2017 National SBIR Conference on May 16 at the Gaylord Hotel and Conference Center in Washington, D.C.  In her keynote address, Administrator McMahon will high...

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New York City Investment Firm Named Small Business Investment Company of the Year

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:36:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Deerpath Capital Management, LP of New York City, has been named the 2017 Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Deerpath, along with other national winners and finalists for...

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Dispatches from the Front Lines: CDC's Disease Detective Conference

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:30:00 EDT

(image) ATLANTA, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will hold its 66th Annual Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) Conference April 24–27, 2017, in Atlanta. The event showcases recent groundbreaking and often life-saving...

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IRLI Files Brief in 2nd Federal Appeals Court Defending President Trump's National Security Executive Order

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 13:26:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Immigration Reform Law Institute (IRLI) has filed a friend-of-the-court brief in an appeal of a federal lawsuit challenging President Trump's March 6th Executive Order (EO) temporarily freezing the issuance of visas to certain...

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NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson Talks STEM Education with President Trump

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:23:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, currently living and working aboard the International Space Station, broke the record Monday for cumulative time spent in space by a U.S. astronaut – an occasion that was celebrated with a phone call from P...

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No Labels Calls On Congress To Heed Call Of Bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus To Keep Government Open With A "Clean" CR

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:42:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Congress on the brink of another government shutdown, the co-chairs of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus this morning released a joint statement calling for the passage of a "clean" continuing budget resolution, free of the...

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AFPM Requests Federal Court to Uphold EPA's RFS Waiver Authority

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:03:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, April 24, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) participated in oral arguments today in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in the case Americans for Clean Energy et al. v. EPA et al. (case number 16-1005)....

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