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2014-05-19 23:02:57

Personal Trainer, Carolyn Grashof, offers outdoor personal training classes near King of Prussia PA. Kimberton, PA (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 Fitbody Personal Training near King of Prussia PA announces outdoor training classes. Get ready for a fun way to take your Thursday night workout away from the gym and prepare to energize your body with a challenging outdoor workout from FitBody Personal Training LLC. Personal trainer near King of Prussia PA, Carolyn Grashof is taking her boot camp...

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2014-05-19 12:00:28

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that cyber-spying charges had been filed against five officers of the Chinese military. The DOJ accused them of stealing trade secrets from six US companies. This is the first such case where an indictment for economic espionage has been brought against foreign government officials. The officers were identified as Wang Dong, Sun Kailiang, Wen Xinyu, Huang Zhenyu, and Gu...

2014-05-15 23:07:41

Steve Garritano hired as VP of Engineering at fast-growing cybersecurity firm. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 PhishLabs, the leading provider of cybercrime protection and intelligence services that fight back against online threats, announces the hire of Steve Garritano as VP of Engineering. In this role, Mr. Garritano is responsible for the research and development of PhishLabs’ cybercrime protection and intelligence technology. Prior to joining PhishLabs, Mr. Garritano served as...

2014-05-15 23:05:46

Here are the best credit cards to prevent identity theft. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Today, CreditCardChaser.com, an expert authority on credit cards and credit, announced the best credit cards to prevent identity theft. Identity theft is a very real problem that can result in damages to a consumer’s finances, credit history, and reputation. Luckily, many credit card issuers have programs in place to help consumers that have fallen victim to identity theft. These programs ensure...

2014-05-15 08:22:15

New Infographic Highlights Important Theft Trends CANTON, Mass., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN) announced today that law enforcement officials recovered more than $121 million in stolen vehicles equipped with the LoJack® Stolen Vehicle Recovery System in 2013. Released May 15, LoJack's fifth annual Vehicle Theft Recovery Report and infographic reviews auto theft trends over the past year specific to vehicles equipped with the LoJack® Stolen Vehicle Recovery...

2014-05-13 23:03:50

Men who have been incarcerated and released are more than twice as likely to die prematurely as those who have not been imprisoned, according to a new study published by Georgia State University criminologist William Alex Pridemore. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Men who have been incarcerated and released are more than twice as likely to die prematurely as those who have not been imprisoned, according to a new study published by Georgia State University criminologist William Alex...

2014-05-13 16:26:05

Award Presented At Sixth Annual WIRED BizCon Recognizes Thorn's Work Driving Technology Innovation to Fight Child Sexual Exploitation NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MDC Partners Inc. (NASDAQ: MDCA; TSX: MDZ.A) announced today that it has presented Thorn: Digital Defenders of Children with the 2014 MDC Partners Humanitarian Award recognizing groundbreaking, entrepreneurial innovation in support of humanitarian efforts. The $20,000 award, in its fourth year, was presented...

2014-05-12 23:00:50

Governor Rick Scott signed four sex predator bills into law. Child sex abuse lawyer Michael Steinger says the laws are an important step forward but more can be done. (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 Four new bills were signed into state law last week to crack down on child sexual predators. Michael Steinger, a child sex abuse attorney and founder of Steinger, Iscoe & Greene, says the laws close loopholes and toughen penalties—but do little to help victims themselves. The new laws were driven...

2014-05-12 08:39:27

AMITYVILLE, N.Y., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Just one week after New Year's Day 2013 as the entire country looked forward to a fresh start, a school shooting occurred in Fort Myers, FL leaving one young man dead. Three days later, another school shooting in Taft, CA and five days later two more in St. Louis, Missouri and Hazard, Kentucky. Following that, more than 30 shootings occurred in schools across the country leaving 26 students dead and another 35 wounded. Enter 2014, another fresh...

2014-05-08 12:26:00

WASHINGTON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released PREA Data Collection Activities, 2014, which fulfills the requirement under the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (P.L. 108-79) for the Attorney General to submit to Congress, not later than June 30 of each year, a report on the activities of BJS for the preceding calendar year. During 2013 and the first four months of 2014, BJS issued four reports: 1....


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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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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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