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2014-10-30 23:15:26

AMR International, a management consultancy specializing in growth strategy and commercial due diligence, has promoted Gil Ozir to Director and Matthew Vellacott to Associate Director, both members of AMR’s New York office. New York (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 AMR International, a management consultancy specializing in growth strategy and commercial due diligence, has promoted Gil Ozir to Director and Matthew Vellacott to Associate Director, both members of AMR’s New York office. Gil has...

2014-10-30 12:27:17

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pam Bondi, Florida's Attorney General, received the Champion for Child Safety Award from the Monique Burr Foundation for Children, Inc. at the Florida School Counselor Association Convention in Orlando on Oct. 24. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141030/155572 Lynn Layton, executive director, Monique Burr Foundation for Children, presented the award on behalf of the Foundation. "Pam Bondi has been a true advocate for the Monique...

2014-10-27 23:12:18

John F. Nolan exposes rogue US government agents, their practices in ‘The Twelfth Protocol’ OAKDALE, N.Y. (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 After Hurricane Sandy left not just destructed homes but also severed bodies as casualties, author John F. Nolan was inspired to set his latest thriller in the backdrop of a town that became a victim to the ruthless storm. “The Twelfth Protocol” (published by Xlibris) examines the kind of interrogation techniques modern US military uses to make...

2014-10-23 08:31:17

MONTGOMERY, Ala., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, thousands of girls across America will celebrate their "sweet 16." But for orphan girls in Europe's poorest nation, Moldova, there's nothing sweet about that milestone. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141022/153857 The June after their 16th birthday, orphans in that country "age out" of state-run institutions. They leave with $30, a bus ticket back to the village from which they came... and a target on their back....

2014-10-22 16:28:06

M. Greg Mullanax has jury award in his client's favor in a case of wrongful termination by Children's Hospital Central California. FRESNO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Law Office of M. Greg Mullanax has announced a sweeping victory for their client in a recent jury trial regarding a private citizen's right to privacy in a case filed against the Children's Hospital Central California. The case has far-reaching implications for all workers improperly subjected to...

2014-10-20 04:20:12

AMSTERDAM, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Constellium N.V. (NYSE and NYSE Euronext: CSTM) ("Constellium") today announced the expiration and final results of its previously announced solicitation (the "Consent Solicitation") of consents to certain proposed amendments (the "Proposed Amendments") to the indentures (the "Indentures") governing Wise Metals Group LLC (the "Company") and Wise Alloys Finance Corporation's ("Wise Finance", and, together with the Company, the "Opco Note...

2014-10-14 08:20:33

DES PLAINES, Ill., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a new report from the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB), analysis of thefts of 2013 model year vehicles provides good news for consumers who are upgrading from their older models in favor of a new set of wheels. According to data from the National Crime Information Center (NCIC), thefts of 2013 models through June of this year totaled 34,610. That represents under 5 percent of the nearly 724,000 total thefts for all...

2014-10-08 16:24:18

ATLANTA, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee State Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights (Committee or SAC) has released its report on ex-felon voting rights. In its report to the Commission, the Tennessee SAC finds that since 1981 there have been several amendments to the Tennessee disenfranchisement statute that have had the effect of expanding the scope of ex-felon disenfranchisement in the state. The Tennessee SAC finds that the...

2014-10-08 16:24:13

ATLANTA, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Florida State Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights (Committee or SAC) has released its report on ex-felon voting rights. In its report to the Commission, the Florida SAC independently estimates that the total number of persons in the state disenfranchised from voting ranges from 600,000 to 1.2 million persons, or about 3 to 6 percent of the voting population. Dr. Elena Flom, Chair of the Florida SAC,...

2014-10-07 08:37:33

Jared McBride, the fellowship's debut recipient, was selected by a panel of USC researchers and professors for the originality of his proposal and its potential to advance genocide research. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Margee and Douglas Greenberg have provided a gift to fund an endowed fellowship program at USC Shoah Foundation's Center for Advanced Genocide Research, the newly announced research and scholarship unit of the Institute housed on the campus...


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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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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