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Rainforest Communities Send Message to the World: Save Yasuni National Park From Devastation by Oil Industry (Popularity: )
Indigenous communities from Yasuni National Park, home to some of the most biodiverse rainforest on the planet, have sent a message to the world pleading to save the park from devastation by the oil industry. Lead by Ecuador's Vice President Lenin Moreno Garces, nearly 100 people spelt the words "Live Yasuni" as a helicopter carrying photographers hovered overhead. The images will be sent to the Live Earth world feed. The ...

FDA Releases Guidance on Federal Menu Labeling Requirements (Popularity: )
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today released two documents that outline steps to help chain restaurants comply with new federal nutrition labeling requirements. "One of the most important things we can do when it comes to the nation's health is to provide simple basic information to the American people so they can make choices that are best for them and their family," said FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, M.D. "The ...

British Council Conference Addresses Women's Rights in Middle East and North Africa (Popularity: )
STEYNING, England, November 23, 2011 -- Influencers and decision-makers from across the Middle East and North Africa will discuss the unprecedented opportunity to improve women's rights in the region at a 4-day conference organised by the British Council. The event will take place at Wiston House in Sussex from 24 - 27 November.With national constitutions being drafted or revised across the region following the Arab Spring, the conference will look ...

Monday's Forum to Put Clinton, Obama Trade Policies in National Spotlight (Popularity: )
Scott Paul, Executive Director of the Alliance for American Manufacturing, issued the following statement in advance of the organization's presidential candidate forum on Monday in Pittsburgh: "Our forum will be an opportunity for Senator Obama and Senator Clinton to tell us what they would do to strengthen the economy, create jobs, and revitalize manufacturing in communities all over Pennsylvania. American workers have very compelling reasons to be concerned about the ...

National Political Study: Social Networks Supercharge Political Campaigns (Popularity: )
Results of a new national study among 1,581 Americans revealed that voters are becoming more interested in getting involved with campaigns, and those that are most engaged are much more likely to vote. Three out-of-five of Americans who consider themselves somewhat politically active are members of a social network, and 70% reported that they expect to vote in November. Four out-of-five potential voters expect candidates to have a website, half ...

Toys"R"Us® to Hire 45,000 Seasonal Employees Nationwide This Christmas to Meet Shoppers' Needs (Popularity: )
Toys"R"Us® today announced plans to hire approximately 45,000 seasonal employees to staff its Toys"R"Us and Toys"R"Us Express pop-up stores in the U.S. this holiday season, essentially doubling its domestic workforce. This number is greater than the total workforce the company hired during each of the last three holiday shopping seasons due to the addition of 600 new Toys"R"Us Express stores. In previous holiday seasons, the company has hired approximately 35,000 ...

National Coalition of Individuals with Mental Health Conditions Calls for Reasonable Response to Arizona Tragedy (Popularity: )
The National Coalition for Mental Health Recovery (NCMHR), http://www.ncmhr.org, an organization of statewide networks of persons in recovery from mental health conditions as well as individual members, joins the nation in grieving the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and other Arizonans. "We especially understand the impact of violence because, contrary to popular belief, research has shown we are no more violent than the general population and in fact are 11 ...

All Pro West: New Trailer Superstore is Committed to Being the One-Stop Trailer Source with the Largest Selection of Trailers in Central Pennsylvania (Popularity: )
All Pro West’s new 14,000 square foot facility, located in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, features a 6 Bay Service Center with 2 drive troughs, an extensive parts department, and a custom accessory installation department, giving All Pro West the capacity to inspect, repair or customize your trailer just the way you want it.With numerous options available to personalize and tailor your machine to your exact needs.Owners, Jake & Sherry Wagner began All ...

National Survey Reveals Trepidation in Ukraine Towards Current Political Affairs (Popularity: )
Public opinion regarding Ukraine's political situation is tepid at best, finds a survey by the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES). This 18th survey conducted in Ukraine by the world's premiere election-assistance and democracy promotion NGO reveals that six months after President Yanukovych's election, 44 percent of Ukrainians feel the country is on the path toward instability while 21 percent say that it is on the path toward stability, and ...

Saudi Arabia Emphasizes Limited Time Left for Peaceful Two-State Solution (Popularity: )
The official statement of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at the General Debate of the Sixty-Fifth Session of the United Nations was distributed on September 25. The statement, issued by Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al-Faisal called for continued humanitarian aid to Pakistan following the devastating floods. In addition, it spoke to a number of security issues, including Saudi Arabia's aggressive counterterrorism program and the need for a nuclear-free Middle ...