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2014-09-30 16:31:45

SEATTLE, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ground Labs, a leader in sensitive data discovery software, has issued a warning to businesses globally on the importance of understanding their sensitive data handling practices. After publishing guidance concerning the recent Bash bug dubbed "Shellshock", Ground Labs expects large scale threats to continue evolving which enable hackers to easily steal any type of personal sensitive data. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140827/140351...

2014-09-23 23:05:44

Ohio probation office finds that 97 percent of petty theft offenders did not re-offend after completing NASP’s offense-specific shoplifter education program. SALT LAKE CITY (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Turning Point Justice (TPJ), provider of cloud technology that helps victims and communities fight petty crimes and improve offender accountability, today announced that its shoplifting education and student management partner, the National Association for Shoplifting Prevention (NASP),...

2014-09-17 08:36:56

ID360 to provide prevention and identity recovery services to union members and their families ROCHELLE PARK, N.J., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Labor Alliance of Health Care Coalitions has selected ID360 as a partner and service provider for its union members. ID360 provides prevention and identity recovery services to union members and their families. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140916/146552 The partnership will give union members resources to...

2014-09-17 08:24:27

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report finds that inmates who are taught communication and conflict-resolution skills believe these skills will improve the quality of their relationships, decrease their likelihood of re-offending, and increase their chances of finding employment post-release. Unshackled Potential: The Impact of Relationship Education on Incarcerated Populations is the most recent publication by Healthy Relationships California (HRC), the nation's...

2014-09-11 20:21:07

NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The due diligence related to anti-corruption compliance is a crucial aspect of any merger and acquisition (M&A) transaction, but it takes on added complexity in deals involving cross-border acquisitions. Buyers and sellers must navigate differences in legal requirements; business practices and cultural norms to gain a clear assessment of their compliance risks related to their own anti-corruption laws as well as the target company's...

2014-09-11 08:25:22

NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC welcomes adoption by the Greek Parliament of a new law to combat and penalize acts of racism and Holocaust denial. "This legislation is an important step for strengthening Greek society, as the nation confronts extremists who promote hate and untruths, which can be accompanied by intimidation and the threat of violence," said AJC Executive Director David Harris. The bill, an initiative of Prime Minister Samaras to update a 1979...

2014-09-10 12:32:38

"I enjoy catering to mature gentlemen. My body is a gentleman's playground." - ad appearing on backpage.com confirmed to be selling a child for sex, as cited in NCMEC's amicus brief ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sexually explicit language advertising the sale of children for sex is a common business practice for backpage.com. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children filed an amicus brief urging the Washington State Supreme Court to allow...

2014-09-03 23:01:28

Farar & Lewis LLP Announce New Complimentary Consultation Towards Petit Larceny Crimes in Los Angeles (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Farar & Lewis LLP, the premier Los Angeles criminal defense law firm, is pleased to announce it's new complimentary consultation towards petit larceny crimes in Los Angeles. In Los Angeles, petty theft is punishable by a fine of up to $1,000. The term of imprisonment can last for up to six months. In some cases, a person can be fined and imprisoned...

2014-08-28 12:26:58

DETROIT, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities (CECANF) held a public meeting today in Plymouth, Michigan, just outside of Detroit, to hear from local, state, and federal stakeholders on issues related to identifying, preventing, and reducing child abuse fatalities. CECANF was established by Public Law 112-275 (112th Congress), the Protect Our Kids Act of 2012, to develop a national strategy and recommendations for reducing fatalities...

2014-08-27 08:22:39

LONG BEACH, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PM Environmental, Inc. continues to expand in California. Its newest office, located at 4401 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 220, Long Beach, California, will serve as the base for the company to meet the needs of its clients as well as the growing Commercial Real Estate market in Southern California. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140826/139760 Senior Consultant, Charles Young, will spearhead the new expansion and brings over...


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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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Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'