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  • Save the Children is concerned that the death toll is likely to continue rising, as the day progresses and information from some of the affected districts become available. Nights are cold, "says Roger Hodgson, Deputy Country Director for Save the Children in Nepal. Access to clean water is a recurrent problem in many parts of Nepal, even in normal time, "adds Hodgson.

  • PORT WASHINGTON, N.Y., April 26, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Created to help promote the education and careers of young scientists, the 2015 WAC Lighting Invitational Science Fair is scheduled for Sunday, April 26, from 9 AM- 2 PM at Schreiber High School in Port Washington. Participating students have gone on to pursue advanced studies at leading educational institutions:...

  • CHARLESTON, W.Va., April 26, 2015/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Several West Virginia taxpayers are taking steps to require the state to follow state purchasing laws in the Medicaid managed care program. One of those steps is that they have filed for an injunction in Kanawha County Circuit Court to stop the use of no-bid contracts to implement expansion of Medicaid...

  • TEL-AVIV, Israel, April 26, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Ellomay Capital Ltd., an emerging operator in the renewable energy and energy infrastructure sector, today reported that it provided a notice of exercise of its option to acquire an additional 9% of the share capital of U. Dori Energy Infrastructures Ltd., which currently holds 18.75% of Dorad Energy Ltd..

  • SHENZHEN, China, April 26, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- On the morning of April 23, 2015, the TCL Tower in High-tech Industrial Park of Shenzhen, China welcomed a new tenant, the flagship store of Harman International in Shenzhen, which was officially opened in the TCL Tower with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. TCL Corporation's Chairman Li Dongsheng and Harman International's...

  • Under the patronage oh HH Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, member of the supreme council, Ruler of Ras Al khaimah, a group of 25 senior members of the Ras Al Khaimah government authorities and corporations participated in the Building Better Boards tailored workshop delivered by the GCC Board Directors Institute in RAK on 21-22 April, 2015. Board directors from...

  • Mediclinic Middle East today announces plans to construct a new general hospital, similar in scope to its existing Mediclinic City Hospital, in a strategic location on Umm Suqeim Road between the junctions of Al Khail Road and Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road. Since entering the UAE in 2008, Mediclinic Middle East has constantly sought opportunities to expand...

  • SANTA BARBARA, Calif., April 26, 2015/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- As the massive damage, tragic loss of life, and widespread injuries from today's magnitude 7.8 earthquake in Nepal comes into focus, Direct Relief has made an initial cash commitment of $50,000 for the immediate deployment of emergency medical response personnel and essential health commodities.

  • U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for April 26 Sunday, 26 Apr 2015 | 12:01 AM ET

    WASHINGTON, April 26, 2015/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:. You can find more facts about America's people, places and economy, from the American Community Survey, at www.census.gov.. Profile America is produced by the Center for New Media and Promotions of the U.S. Census Bureau.

  • ROGERS, Ark., April 25, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Livingston Lures pro Andy Morgan of Dayton, Tennessee, caught a five-bass limit weighing 10 pounds, 9 ounces Saturday to retain the lead on day three of the Walmart FLW Tour at Beaver Lake presented by Rayovac. Link to photo of pro leader Andy Morgan. "Today was extraordinarily tough," said Morgan, whose numerous career accolades...

  • Junior Sweet Potato & Beef Medley Food Notification Saturday, 25 Apr 2015 | 8:00 PM ET

    TORONTO---- Out of an abundance of caution, Heinz is voluntarily expanding its recent withdrawal of one item to include one additional variety of infant food sold in jars in Canada. There have been no confirmed reports of illness related to either product.. Heinz Canada is taking immediate action to ensure that any affected product is removed from store shelves.

  • IRVINE, Calif., April 25, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- CommerceWest Bank and United Cerebral Palsy of Orange County came together for the Life Without Limits Gala. Ivo A. Tjan, Chairman and CEO of CommerceWest Bank stated, "United Cerebral Palsy is a family-focused non-profit that helps improve the lives of our local community." CommerceWest Bank is a California based...

  • PULLMAN, Wash.---- Twenty-eight student-led business plan teams from across the globe gathered at Washington State University’ s Carson College of Business this weekend to compete in the 13 th annual WSU Business Plan Competition. WSU teams from the Pullman campus, international teams from China, Switzerland and Tanzania and Washington high school students...

  • LOS ANGELES, April 25, 2015/ PRNewswire/-- Even amidst massive international expansion, EagleRider-- the world's pioneer and leading provider of motorcycle experiences-- continues relentless market domination in the United States with a new dealership opening in Chicago O'Hare beautifully located 9 minutes from the airport and 12 minutes away from the great...

  • Mercy Corps Prepares Emergency Response in Nepal Saturday, 25 Apr 2015 | 4:30 PM ET

    PORTLAND, Ore., April 25, 2015/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- The global humanitarian organization Mercy Corps is preparing an emergency response in Nepal following Saturday's massive earthquake. Donations are needed to fund lifesaving aid and recovery efforts, and Mercy Corps is accepting donations to its Nepal Earthquake Response Fund online at...

  • NEW YORK, April 25, 2015/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- AJC mourns the death of Wladyslaw Bartoszewski, a member of the Polish resistance movement and survivor of Auschwitz, who decades later served twice as Poland's foreign minister. "Bartoszewski was a Polish hero, defending his nation against Nazi invaders, helping re-establish a democratic country after four...

  • In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, Onica C. and son Daniel C., age 6, of New York City attend an exclusive event at the Nintendo World store in New York on April 25, 2015, to play and learn about Puzzle& Dragons Z+ Puzzle& Dragons Super Mario Bros. In this photo provided by Nintendo of America, Onica C. and son Daniel C., age 6, of New York City attend an exclusive event...

  • ATLANTA, April 25, 2015/ PRNewswire/- The Atlanta community was revitalized today thanks to a new playground built at Kittredge Park. In less than eight hours, more than 200 volunteers from Foresters TM, NEXT Steps Youth Entrepreneur Program, DeKalb County Parks and Recreation, Friends of Kittredge Park, and non-profit KaBOOM! We believe that an investment in a...

  • BOSTON---- Following the worst earthquake to strike Nepal in almost a century Global Rescue, a worldwide provider of integrated medical, security, intelligence, travel risk management and crisis response services to enterprises, governments and individuals, is actively engaged on the ground conducting rescue operations for clients and members impacted by...

  • KATHMANDU, Nepal, April 25, 2015/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/-- International child rights and humanitarian development organization Plan International is in place in Nepal and set to launch a humanitarian response to the massive earthquake that has caused widespread devastation.. Plan has an extensive presence in Nepal, with field offices in areas severely...