News from Operative A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Sep 01, 2015, 11:34 ET
Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and oversees the sales, marketing, parts and customer service support of Mazda vehicles in the United States and Mexico through nearly 700 dealers. Operations in Mexico are managed by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City. For more information on Mazda vehicles, including photography and B-roll, please visit the online Mazda media center at www.mazdausamedia.com.

Mazda Reports August Sales; Posts Record MX-5 Month

Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported August U.S. sales of 29,938 vehicles, representing a decrease of 4.4 percent versus last...

Aug 26, 2015, 00:01 ET
The 2016 Mazda CX-5 Earned The IIHS's Top Crash Prevention Rating.

Mazda CX-5 and Mazda6 Earn Superior Ratings from IIHS

The 2016 Mazda CX-5 and Mazda6 each received a "Superior" rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in its latest evaluation of...

Aug 25, 2015, 08:00 ET

ESG Ranks Among ENR's Top 200 Environmental Firms in the Nation

 ESG Operations, Inc. was recently recognized as one of the Top 200 Environmental Firms in the country by Engineering News-Record (ENR). ESG is...

Aug 18, 2015, 09:30 ET

UT's Heath Naquin Joins NCOIC Advisory Council

 The Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium today announced that Heath Naquin of the University of Texas at Austin has become a member...

Aug 13, 2015, 14:04 ET
Basketball is helping young women playing in the Livno Girls Basketball Club in Bosnia and Herzegovina and their families move past the legacy of war that engulfed the entire region in the 1990s. Sterling Global Operations (SGO), an international stability operations company, is a Club sponsor. The Club competes throughout the region and in other European countries.

Young women using basketball to help overcome divisions and forge new way of life in wake of 1990s Balkan war

More than 100 young women playing in a Bosnia and Herzegovina basketball club are overcoming the ethnic divisions and conflict that plunged the...

Aug 03, 2015, 14:45 ET
Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and oversees the sales, marketing, parts and customer service support of Mazda vehicles in the United States and Mexico through nearly 700 dealers. Operations in Mexico are managed by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City. For more information on Mazda vehicles, including photography and B-roll, please visit the online Mazda media center at www.mazdausamedia.com.

Mazda Reports July Sales

 Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported U.S. sales for July 2015 of 27,157 vehicles, representing a 7.1-percent decrease versus...

Jul 29, 2015, 14:58 ET

Bridgestone Retail Operations Partners with Boys & Girls Clubs of America in "Driving Great Futures" for America's Youth

 Bridgestone Retail Operations (BSRO) and Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) today announced the launch of their new partnership,...

Jul 24, 2015, 09:15 ET
Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and oversees the sales, marketing, parts and customer service support of Mazda vehicles in the United States and Mexico through nearly 700 dealers. Operations in Mexico are managed by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City. For more information on Mazda vehicles, including photography and B-roll, please visit the online Mazda media center at www.mazdausamedia.com.

Mazda Donates MX-5 Launch Edition to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®

 Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today announced that the exclusive 2016 MX-5 Launch Edition donated by Mazda Drive for Good® to...

Jul 23, 2015, 10:00 ET
Refreshed 2016 Mazda6 Took Top Segment Honors in J.D. Power APEAL Awards

Mazda6, CX-5 Earn Best-In-Segment Accolades in J.D. Power APEAL Survey

Both the current-generation midsize Mazda6 sedan and compact CX-5 crossover have won praise throughout the automotive industry for their style,...

Jul 16, 2015, 10:00 ET
2016 Mazda CX-3 Subcompact Crossover Priced From $19,960

All-New 2016 Mazda CX-3 Subcompact Crossover MSRP[1] to start from $19,960

 New vehicle segments don't come around often. So when Mazda had the opportunity to create its very own subcompact crossover to tackle the...

Jul 08, 2015, 10:45 ET

The Co-operators and The Natural Step Canada collaborate to develop young sustainability leaders

GUELPH, ON, July 8, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, The Co-operators and The Natural Step Canada announced a new partnership agreement to jointly deliver...

Jul 08, 2015, 09:00 ET

Minions Invade McDonald's Of Southern California Happy Meals With Proceeds Supporting Families With Critically-Ill Children

 Starting today, McDonald's is bringing the special mischievous fun of the Minions to kids and families across the Southland. In partnership...

Jul 08, 2015, 08:20 ET

Tripwire Operations Group Adds Tactical Disruptors to Their Services For Bomb Squads

In April, thieves stole over $5000 worth of dynamite from a construction site in Louisville, KY. That's roughly 300 pounds of...

Jul 01, 2015, 10:51 ET
Mazda North American Operations is headquartered in Irvine, Calif., and oversees the sales, marketing, parts and customer service support of Mazda vehicles in the United States and Mexico through nearly 700 dealers. Operations in Mexico are managed by Mazda Motor de Mexico in Mexico City. For more information on Mazda vehicles, including photography and B-roll, please visit the online Mazda media center at www.mazdausamedia.com.

Mazda Reports Best June Since 2002

 Mazda North American Operations (MNAO) today reported June U.S. sales of 27,223 vehicles, representing an increase of 3.9 percent versus last...

Jun 29, 2015, 08:15 ET

Announcing a New Version that Includes Pest and Pathogen Reporting and Soil Survey Sampling

 Operation and Agriculture Supply Information System, LLC (OASIS) will release a new version of the OASIS Standard Edition on August 15th....

Jun 25, 2015, 13:23 ET
Dea, a Sterling Global Operations' working dog who served in Afghanistan, is now happily retired with a family found for her by SGO. After a dog's service is completed, a careful vetting process finds caring homes for its dogs, which served in mine detection, search and rescue, and in other important roles.

Sterling Global Operations finds happy retirement homes for its mine-detection and search-and-rescue dogs

 Sterling Global Operations (SGO) trains dogs to do vital jobs – most recently in Iraq and Afghanistan – to protect American troops...

Jun 22, 2015, 20:42 ET

Bisherige Rekorde des 2015 Lanzhou International Marathon sowohl bei Männern als auch Frauen gebrochen

Der 2015 „Lanzhou Bank Cup" Lanzhou International Marathon begann am 13. Juni um 07.30 Uhr. Der bereits im fünften Jahr in Folge...

Jun 22, 2015, 16:54 ET

Jack Wilkinson elected President of Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada at the 2015 AGM

SASKATOON, June 22, 2015 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada (CMC) elected Jack Wilkinson President and Chair of CMC...

Jun 18, 2015, 19:30 ET

Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada presents three Awards at the Annual Co-operative Congress

OTTAWA, June 18, 2015 /CNW/ - Co-operatives and Mutuals Canada held their first annual awards ceremony to recognize co‑operators and...

Jun 18, 2015, 16:28 ET

An American Tragedy in Charleston, South Carolina

The unspeakable tragedy at Charleston's Emanuel AME Church is already being used by some in the "agititation/propaganda" business to further divide...