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PenFed, DC Habitat for Humanity and DC Leaders Dedicate New Homes

PenFed Credit Union President and CEO James Schenck and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Kevyn Myers recently joined Washington, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser, Habitat for Humanity of Washington, DC (DC Habitat) CEO Susanne Slater and a host of Washington area leaders for the dedication of 11 homes in the District’s Ivy City neighborhood.… More PenFed, DC Habitat for Humanity and DC Leaders Dedicate New Homes

Pedestrian Protection: MESSRING Develops New Test System

A research project from MESSRING, the leading manufacturer of crash test systems and components and the TH Ingolstadt university, is setting new benchmarks in active safety testing. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150907/264182 ) The project named TargETS (Target Development for Testing of Integrated Safety Systems) comprises two components: a pedestrian dummy and an innovative motion system (6D Target… More Pedestrian Protection: MESSRING Develops New Test System

Save the Children Appeals for Help in Assisting Refugee Children in Europe

With more people around the world forced out of their homes than any time since World War II, Save the Children has launched a Child Refugee Crisis Appeal aimed at helping support and protect homeless children and their families fleeing conflict, wars and persecution in the Middle East and Africa in unprecedented numbers. Hundreds of… More Save the Children Appeals for Help in Assisting Refugee Children in Europe

UN urges all States to sign, ratify Nuclear Test Ban as ‘critical step on road to nuclear-free world’

For the fifth International Day against Nuclear Tests, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed voluntary moratoria on testing imposed by nuclear-armed states but stressed that these cannot substitute for a legally-binding treaty. “The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT) is essential for the elimination of nuclear weapons,” Mr. Ban said in a message. “It is a… More UN urges all States to sign, ratify Nuclear Test Ban as ‘critical step on road to nuclear-free world’