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Published: Sat, 03 Dec 2016 02:13:49 EST

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Hainan Airlines Wins Four Awards at 2016 WTA Ceremony

Sat, 03 Dec 2016 00:52:00 EST

(image) MALE, Maldives, Dec. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The award ceremony of 2016 World Travel Awards (WTA) was held at the Sun Siyam Iru Fushi, a five-star resort on Noonu Atoll in the Maldives, on December 2 local time, where Hainan Airlines received four awards: World's Leading Airline --...

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NASA Administrator Statement on ESA's Commitment to Space Station

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:25:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from NASA Administrator Charles Bolden on ESA's (European Space Agency's) decision to continue its operations aboard the International Space Station: "I'm excited all the International Space Station...

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Leidos Holdings, Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:15:00 EST

(image) RESTON, Va., Dec. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: LDOS) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.32 per outstanding share of common stock.  The cash dividend is payable on December 30, 2016 to stockholders of record...

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NASA Sets Coverage for Briefings, Launch of Small Satellite Constellation

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:00:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The launch of NASA's Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) spacecraft is scheduled for 8:24 a.m. EST Monday, Dec. 12. News briefings, live launch commentary, photo opportunities and other media events will be held at nearby...

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Veterans Explore Glass Artistry with Wounded Warrior Project

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:14:00 EST

(image) COLUMBIA, S.C., Dec. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A group of injured veterans learned all about the art of glassblowing during a recent Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) program event in Columbia, South Carolina. During the workshop, warriors experienced what is possible when exposed...

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Year In Review: Military and Veterans Affairs Supports Pennsylvania's Service Members, Veterans, Families

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:52:00 EST

(image) ANNVILLE, Pa., Dec. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With Pennsylvania having the third largest National Guard and the fourth largest veteran population in the country, the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA) today highlighted a variety of accomplishments...

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NASA Announces Early Stage Innovation Space Technology Research Grants

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 11:47:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2016 NASA has selected 13 university-led proposals for the study of innovative, early stage technologies that address high priority needs of America's space program. The Early Stage Innovations (ESI) grants from NASA's Space Technology Research Grants Program are...

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Boeing, AerCap Celebrate Delivery of Air France's First 787

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:43:00 EST

(image) PARIS, Dec. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and AerCap, a global leader in aircraft leasing, celebrated the delivery of the first 787 for Air France. The airplane, a 787-9, signifies the delivery of AerCap's 50th Dreamliner and will be deployed on Air France's Paris to Cairo...

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Industrial Goods Stocks on Investors' Radar -- Textron, Northrop Grumman, L-3 Communications, and Belden

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 07:20:00 EST

NEW YORK, December 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, major US indices were mixed as the NASDAQ Composite ended the trading session down 1.36%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.36% higher; and the S&P 500 closed down 0.35%. US markets nonetheless were still in bears'...

TASER to Participate at Imperial Capital 13th Annual Security Investor Conference

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 07:00:00 EST

(image) SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- TASER International (NASDAQ: TASR), today announced that members of the TASER management team will participate at the following investor conference: Imperial Capital 13th Annual Security Investor Conference in New...

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Europe: telescopic sights market

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 22:26:00 EST

(image) NEW YORK, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- This report presents a strategic analysis of the telescopic sights market in Europe and a forecast for its development in the medium term. It provides a comprehensive overview of the market, its dynamics, structure, characteristics, main players,...

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Embraer S.A.: Material Fact

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 18:57:00 EST

(image) SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Embraer S.A. (NYSE: ERJ; BM&F BOVESPA: EMBR3) announces that it has revised its initial projection of certification and entry into service of the E175 E2 jet from 2020 to 2021. This rescheduling is based on the following two...

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles Announce 'Bigs in Blue' Partnership With Los Angeles Police Department

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 18:31:00 EST

(image) LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Los Angeles (BBBSLA) President and CEO Tiffany Siart today announced a partnership with the Los Angeles Police Department, part of a national mentorship program titled Bigs in Blue. The program pairs law...

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Russian Resupply Ship Experiences Anomaly; International Space Station Crew is Fine

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:21:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Russian space agency Roscosmos has confirmed a Progress cargo resupply spacecraft bound for the International Space Station has been lost. The spacecraft launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan Thursday on a Soyuz rocket,...

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NASA Scientist to Discuss 'Revisiting Apollo 17 Landing with the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter' at Library of Congress Lecture

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:57:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The public is invited to a free talk called "Revisiting the Apollo 17 Landing with LRO (Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter)" with NASA Research Scientist Noah Petro in the Pickford Theater, third floor, Madison Building, Library of Congress,...

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NASA Invites Media to Talk with Cast of Hidden Figures at Kennedy Space Center

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:58:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media are invited to NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida to participate in a news conference at 3 p.m. EST Monday, Dec. 12, with cast members from the 20th Century Fox motion picture Hidden Figures. The film is based on the book...

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TASER Filing Invalidity Challenges to Digital Ally's Patents in U.S.P.T.O.

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:35:00 EST

(image) SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- TASER International (NASDAQ: TASR), the global leader in Smart Weapons and digital evidence management solutions for body-worn cameras, today announced it is challenging the validity of Digital Ally patents in the U.S. Patent and Trademark...

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$95-Million Contract Awarded for New Lab at NASA Langley

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:53:00 EST

(image) HAMPTON, Va., Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A contract to build a laboratory at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, has been awarded to W.M. Jordan Co. in Newport News by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). The $95.6-million agreement is for...

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Sentera Honored With Startup Award of 2016 by Minnesota High Tech Association

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:40:00 EST

(image) MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Minnesota High Tech Association (MHTA) recently recognized Sentera as the 2016 Tekne Startup Award recipient. The MHTA Tekne Awards honor companies and individuals who play a significant role in developing new technologies that positively...

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Lockheed Martin Advances Modernization of Current GPS Ground Control System for U.S. Air Force

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 10:07:00 EST

(image) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has completed a major upgrade to modernize the current ground control system of the U.S. Air Force's Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite constellation. The Commercial Off-the-Shelf...

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