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2014-08-19 23:10:18

Interviews with 422 Incarcerated Burglars Shed Light on Coveted Possessions Irving, Texas (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 Studies show that burglars typically spend no more than one minute breaking into a home and fewer than 10 minutes inside. Although they work quickly, burglars have a keen eye for valuable possessions. The FBI reports that each home burglary victim suffers an average of $2,188 in property loss. To find out which items are most likely to be among a burglar’s loot, the...

2014-08-19 20:21:50

PANAMA CITY, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AES Panama, S.A. (the "Company") announced today that it has received the requisite consents from the holders of a majority in principal outstanding amount of its 6.35% Senior Notes due 2016 ("Notes") as of 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on August 19, 2014, pursuant to the Company's previously announced consent solicitation ("Consent Solicitation") dated August 5, 2014. As a result of receiving the requisite consents, the Company will...

2014-08-18 08:20:47

A 50-50 Split between Domestic and Import DES PLAINES, Ill., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released its annual Hot Wheels report which identifies the 10 most stolen vehicles in the United States. The report examines vehicle theft data submitted by law enforcement to the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and determines the vehicle make, model and model year most reported stolen in 2013. To view the multimedia assets associated...

2014-08-12 23:06:29

After Eden film partners with budding country music star to inspire hope and action in ending human trafficking. Atlanta, Ga. (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 The 8 DAYS movement, dedicated to ending human trafficking, will host events in eight major US cities as fundraisers, political rallies, screenings and concerts that benefit local sex trafficking organizations. This unconventional and unique approach to filmmaking pours ticket sales directly into local sex trafficking organizations. These...

2014-08-05 12:23:05

PANAMA CITY, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AES Panama, S.A. (the "Company") announced today that it has commenced a solicitation (the "Solicitation") of consents (the "Consents") upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in a Notice of Consent Solicitation (as it may be amended or supplemented from time to time, the "Notice"), dated as of August 5, 2014, to a proposed waiver (the "Proposed Waiver") of a provision of the Indenture, dated as of December 13, 2006 (as amended...

2014-08-04 23:06:04

Ncontracts will begin the second series of cbanc vendor management webinars on September 3rd. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 cbanc, the leading online educational network for financial professionals, selected Ncontracts to host a recent series of vendor management webinars for banking and credit union professionals. Vendor management is a hot topic for financial institutions, which face growing compliance scrutiny and costs. The three part series included Financial Institutions...

2014-07-31 23:22:08

Corsis was named the U.S. Systems & IT Due Diligence Provider of the Year by Acquisition International Magazine for the Second Year in a Row. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Corsis (http://www.corsis.com), a leading IT services and IT Due Diligence firm dedicated to mitigating IT risk and building confidence in your company’s technology operations, today announced that it has been named “U.S. Systems & IT Due Diligence Provider of the Year” by Acquisition International...

2014-07-30 20:22:19

Semi-Annual World Assessment and Rankings MIAMI, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hazelwood Street Consultants, LLC, a global specialist in resolving kidnap-for-ransom and extortion cases for members of Lloyd's of London, multi-national corporations and private families, has released its Semi-Annual Kidnap for Ransom and Extortion Assessment of 229 countries - HIGHLIGHTING THE 24 MOST DANGEROUS COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD FOR Kidnapping for Ransom and Extortion. Photo -...

2014-07-22 08:26:43

The free online programs focus on the commemorations of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the 30th anniversary of the Cambodian Genocide and the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide LOS ANGELES, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world will commemorate several important events during the 2014-15 school year that will provide teachers an opportunity to explore these milestones in ways that will impact and engage students....

2014-07-16 23:13:54

Firmex launches new due diligence resource site, aimed at providing comprehensive information and best practices for performing due diligence. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 In a recent report by Deloitte, which surveyed 2,500 executives from US companies and private equity firms, 55 percent of corporations and 51 percent of PE firms cited insufficient due diligence as a source of risk when pursuing a deal. As leading virtual data room provider, Firmex is committed to improving...


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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
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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