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Aug 15, 2017, 15:50 ET OSINT (Open-Source Intelligence) Capabilities are Becoming a Necessity for Security & Defense Organizations

OSINT (Open Source Intelligence) is becoming a necessity. According to a recent report by Homeland Security Research Corp. (HSRC), OSINT Market...


Aug 15, 2017, 14:46 ET BRIO Recalls Baby Rattles Due to Choking Hazard

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/BRIO Recall Summary Name of Product: BRIO soft hammer rattles Hazard: The wooden rings on the hammer rattles...


Aug 15, 2017, 12:55 ET Laura Ashley Girl's Dresses Recalled by Pastourelle Due to Choking Hazard

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Laura-Ashley-Girls-Dresses Recall Summary Name of Product: Girl's dresses Hazard: The flower petals can...


Aug 15, 2017, 11:40 ET Dan Post Boot Company Recalls Safety Boots and Shoes Due to Injury Hazard

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Dan-Post-Boot-Company-Recalls-Safety-Boots-and-Shoes Recall Summary Name of Product: Safety boots and...


Aug 15, 2017, 11:00 ET City of Huntsville partners with Southern Linc to deliver mission critical LTE wireless data services

Southern Company subsidiary Southern Linc has entered into a partnership with the City of Huntsville and Madison County Alabama's 911 dispatch...


Aug 15, 2017, 10:53 ET Seguridad de los Fidget Spinners

Blog e imágenes: https://onsafety.cpsc.gov/es/ Los fidget spinners se han hecho sumamente populares entre las personas de todas las edades,...


Aug 15, 2017, 10:00 ET Pennsylvania State Police to Participate in National 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' Impaired Driving Crackdown

The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) will join in the U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA)...


Aug 15, 2017, 09:00 ET Winter Is Coming: Buckle Me Baby Coats Puts The Brakes On Parents "No Coat in the Car Seat" Dilemma

Car seats are one of the ultimate necessary evils for parents and kids alike. After putting children into their car seat - moms, dads,...


Aug 15, 2017, 09:00 ET UL Warns of Potentially Hazardous Communications Cable

The following is a notification from UL that the communications cable identified below may pose a fire hazard. The communications cable does not...


Aug 15, 2017, 07:02 ET Gallaher Announces Latest Promotions and New Hires

Gallaher, the region's leading life safety and asset protection solutions provider, announced today the hiring of 18 new employees and nine...


Aug 15, 2017, 06:18 ET Motor Vehicle Deaths Drop Slightly in First Half of 2017, But Remain 8 Percent Higher Than at The Same Time Two Years Ago

Preliminary estimates from the National Safety Council indicate motor vehicle deaths in the first six months of 2017 are 1 percent lower than they...


Aug 15, 2017, 03:11 ET Promotur Turismo de Canarias: Kanarieöarna bestrider rapporter om att stränder har stängts av på grund av naturlig förekomst av mikroalger

- Sporadisk förekomst av algblomning vid ett begränsat antal stränder på Kanarieöarna är ett naturfenomen som orsakas av ett antal...


Aug 14, 2017, 20:49 ET Amneal Pharmaceuticals Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Lorazepam Oral Concentrate, USP 2mg/mL, Due to Misprinted Dosing Droppers Supplied with the Product

Amneal Pharmaceuticals LLC is voluntarily recalling 13 lots of Lorazepam Oral Concentrate, USP 2mg/mL, to the Consumer level due to a defect in the...


Aug 14, 2017, 17:42 ET Arizona to Transform Communications for Public Safety

The State of Arizona is opting into FirstNet. With this decision, FirstNet and AT&T* will deliver a specialized wireless broadband network to...


Aug 14, 2017, 16:30 ET Stout Street Hospitality Notifies Guests of Third-Party Security Incident

Stout Street Hospitality reported today that its third-party hotel reservation system, The Sabre Hospitality Solutions SynXis, was the victim of a...


Aug 14, 2017, 14:34 ET Victims of Mexican Papaya Outbreak Increase to 141 with More Cases Still Possible

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is reporting that, as of August 11, 141 people have been infected with strains of Salmonella traced back to...


Aug 14, 2017, 14:00 ET How to Watch the Great Solar Eclipse of 2017, Brought to You by Capstone Vision

A total eclipse of the sun is a rare event, last seen in the United States in 1979. This phenomenon will happen on August 21, 2017 and will be...


Aug 14, 2017, 13:26 ET Promotur Turismo de Canarias: le Isole Canarie smentiscono le notizie di chiusure delle spiagge dovute alla presenza naturale della microalga

- La sporadica comparizione di fioriture di microalghe su un ristretto numero di spiagge delle Canarie è un fenomeno naturale causato da...


Aug 14, 2017, 12:30 ET Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International Taps IBM Watson Capabilities to Evaluate and Report on Emergency Calls

The Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International and IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced today that APCO International's new...


Aug 14, 2017, 11:14 ET Wolf Administration To Distribute Free Potassium Iodide August 24 for Pennsylvanians Near the State's Five Nuclear Power Plants

As part of its annual distribution to replace expired potassium iodide, or KI tablets, the Department of Health will offer free tablets on...


Aug 14, 2017, 09:00 ET Atlas Roofing Achieves Industry-First NFPA Fire Test Compliance for New Criteria

Atlas Roofing Corporation is the first polyiso manufacturer to successfully pass the new, more stringent NFPA 285 Fire Test criteria – a test that...


Aug 14, 2017, 09:00 ET Digi International Introduces Patented Data Logger As Part of Its SafeTemps Solution for Transporting Perishable Goods

Always-on, Smart Device-friendly Data Logger Dramatically Simplifies Use While Improving Data Capture for Supply Chain Digi International®,...


Aug 14, 2017, 08:27 ET Les Îles Canaries démentent la fermeture des plages à cause de la présence naturelle de microalgues

- L'apparition sporadique sur certaines plages des îles de ce phénomène naturel n'est liée à aucun type de contamination, sinon à des...


Aug 14, 2017, 07:00 ET EFJohnson Demonstrates Latest Public Safety Communication Innovations at APCO 2017

EF Johnson Technologies, Inc., P25 specialist for JVCKENWOOD Corporation, will introduce its latest innovations in public safety technology...


Aug 12, 2017, 21:18 ET Litehouse Inc. Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Egg In Product

Litehouse Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of its OPA by Litehouse Ranch because it may contain undeclared eggs. The Food and Drug...