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Higher Gun Ownership Rates Linked To Increase In Non-Stranger Homicide, BU Study Finds

Michael Siegel, Boston University Medical Center A new study led by a Boston University School of Public Health researcher has found that states with higher estimated rates of gun ownership experience a higher incidence of non-stranger firearms...

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2014-10-01 08:37:53

Company launches blog to help customers stay informed and safe online MONROE, La., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CenturyLink, Inc. (NYSE: CTL) is helping customers stay safer online, amidst industry-wide cyberthreat increases, by launching an Internet security blog during National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). Customers can now take advantage of CenturyLink's security blog (www.centurylink.com/securityblog), which will provide consumers with tips to help them protect their privacy...

2014-10-01 08:37:39

LONDON, October 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaspersky Lab has signed an agreement with INTERPOL and a memorandum of understanding with Europol to extend the scope of co-operation between the company and the law enforcement agencies in their joint fight against cybercrime. Kaspersky Lab has taken its anti-cybercrime co-operation with both INTERPOL and Europol to a new level with the signing of key co-operation documents with the two international law enforcement bodies. On...

2014-09-30 23:24:40

The reputable organization, which improves the lives of vulnerable children by funding and elevating the most effective changemakers for children worldwide, has just begun fundraising efforts to save young children from forced prostitution. Donations will directly support the Rescue Foundation, which has rescued over 4,000 children from the horrors of brothels in India. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 World of Children Award has announced a new campaign to rescue children from the horrors of...

2014-09-30 23:11:37

In Conjunction with National Cyber Security Awareness Month, ThreatMetrix Announces the Network’s Growth, Exemplifying this Year’s Theme of Shared Responsibility San Jose, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 ThreatMetrix®, the fastest-growing provider of context-based security and advanced fraud prevention solutions, today announced the growth of the ThreatMetrix® Global Trust Intelligence Network (The Network), which has recently surpassed 850 million monthly transactions....

2014-09-30 23:02:58

Inmate communications leader, Telmate announced the appointment of former Florida U.S. Representative, Kendrick Meek, to the company’s Advisory Board. WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Inmate communications leader, Telmate announced the appointment of former Florida U.S. Representative, Kendrick Meek, to the company’s Advisory Board. “I am honored to contribute my efforts to help Telmate increase the amount and forms of communication between inmates and their friends,...

2014-09-30 04:21:35

LONDON, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new infographic [http://www.marymonson.co.uk/uk-vs-usa-legal-system ] compares justice and legal rights of citizens in both nations - and the answers are not what you'd think.... Regarded by some across the pond as perhaps a little snooty, but ultimately civilized and progressive, Brits may have once been justified in feeling a little superior to their American counterparts. At the turn of the millennium the UK boasted a...

2014-09-29 23:14:01

In the Seattle-Tacoma region, local biohazard cleanup firm refuses to financially “bleed” individuals involved in grisly and emotionally draining biohazard situations by providing guaranteed estimates and guaranteed service for its blood removal/cleaning, decomposition cleanup and hoarding cleanup services. Renton, Wa (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Blood and Biohazard Cleaners (BBC), located in Renton and servicing the Seattle-Tacoma area, is taking a stand against a common situation that...

2014-09-29 23:07:00

Prevendra's "Senior Online Safety" brings online safety & security resources to the 45+ audience with the daily provision of posts in both English and Spanish and with the release of the English & Spanish editions of the ebook, “Senior Online Safety.” Woodinville, Washington (PRWEB) September 29, 2014 Prevendra today announced their activities during National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) via their Senior Online Safety portal targeted at the English- and...

2014-09-26 23:04:48

Fitness boot camp members are eager to use fitness events to raise funds for Hudson Valley needy. New Windsor, NY (PRWEB) September 26, 2014 As a company, Fit Body Boot Camp partners with non-profit groups all over the country to help those in need, from victims of domestic abuse to children who don’t have enough to eat. The international fitness boot camp also encourages individual locations to strive to help those in their own communities. The boot camps have become as well known for...

2014-09-25 23:08:56

Precautions can help homeowners improve their chances of finding possessions Irving, Texas (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 The most recent Uniform Crime Report published by the FBI revealed that in 2012 there were nearly 1.4 million home burglaries in the U.S. and each household suffered an average of $2,188 in property loss. Whether that property is made up of the top six most stolen items or objects with sentimental value, coping with the loss of your belongings after a burglary can be...


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Wendigo
2014-02-10 16:19:19

The Wendigo is a legendary demonic creature or spirit from the Algonquian people of the Atlantic coast, and the Great Lakes region of the United States and Canada. It is said the Wendigo could either posses humans or be a human that has been transformed into a creature. One of its traits is that of cannibalism. The Algonquian people believed that the eating of human flesh would put the person at risk of becoming a Wendigo. There is a modern medical term known as Wendigo Psychosis, which...

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2009-04-28 16:36:07

Chicago police sergeant, Louis R. Vitullo, focused his career in the city's crime lab and eventually because chief microanalyst. He created an organized method by which to collect and analyze evidence in sexual assault cases. The tools necessary to follow this process are all contained together in a standardized kit, originally called a Vitullo kit. Today, they are more commonly referred to as SAEK or rape kits. Louis Vitullo died on January 3, 2006 at Good Shepherd Hospital in...

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Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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