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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...

2014-07-10 12:23:16

TONAWANDA, N.Y., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unifrax I LLC (the "Issuer") and Unifrax Holding Co. (the "Co-Issuer" and together with the Issuer, the "Issuers") announced today the commencement of a solicitation of consents (the "Consent Solicitation") to amend (the "Proposed Amendments") the indenture governing their 7.50% Senior Notes due 2019 (the "Notes"). The Consent Solicitation is being made in accordance with the terms and subject to the conditions stated in a Consent...

2014-07-10 08:22:24

HOUSTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PetroLogistics LP (NYSE: PDH) (the "Company") today announced that it and PetroLogistics Finance Corp. ("Finance Corp." and together with the Company, the "Issuers") have extended the expiration time of the previously announced solicitation of consents (the "Consent Solicitation") from holders of the Issuers' outstanding 6.25% Senior Notes due 2020 (the "Notes") to approve amendments (the "Proposed Amendments") to the indenture relating to the...

2014-07-09 12:23:12

MEXICO CITY, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comision Federal de Electricidad ("CFE") announced today the successful completion of its previously announced consent solicitations for debt securities with an aggregate principal amount outstanding of U.S. $3 billion (the "Consent Solicitations"). Consents were obtained from holders of the requisite aggregate principal amount of each series of the outstanding debt securities for which consents were solicited pursuant to CFE's Consent...

2014-07-07 12:32:02

STANFORD, Calif., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Center for Internet and Society (CIS) at Stanford Law School launched a new online educational resource initiative called the "World Intermediary Liability Map," or "WILMap". The WILMap will educate the public about evolving Internet regulation affecting freedom of expression and user rights worldwide. The WILMap is spearheaded by Giancarlo Frosio, the Intermediary Liability Fellow at CIS. "Legal liability regimes that put...

2014-07-02 20:20:49

HOUSTON, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PetroLogistics LP (NYSE: PDH) (the "Company") today announced that it and PetroLogistics Finance Corp. ("Finance Corp." and together with the Company, the "Issuers") have extended the expiration time of the previously announced solicitation of consents (the "Consent Solicitation") from holders of the Issuers' outstanding 6.25% Senior Notes due 2020 (the "Notes") to approve amendments (the "Proposed Amendments") to the indenture relating to the...

2014-07-01 08:25:53

CEO Discusses ISP Liability for Subscriber Infringements SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rightscorp (OTCQB: RIHT), the leading provider of monetization services for artists and holders of copyrighted Intellectual Property (IP), announced today that its CEO Christopher Sabec delivered a key presentation at the 5(th) Annual Anti-Piracy & Content Protection Summit at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Los Angeles on June 24, 2014. Mr. Sabec presented on the legal...

2014-06-30 16:29:46

BOSTON, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Constitutional Court of Turkey ruled unanimously on June 18 that 237 suspects convicted of being involved in the alleged planning of a Turkish military coup called "Sledgehammer" had their rights violated concerning "digital data and defendant testimony." The Constitutional Court's ruling resulted in a lower court ordering the release, pending retrial, of 236 suspects (Navy Colonel Murat Ozenalp died on May 1 after suffering a cerebral...

2014-06-28 23:03:35

Digital Mountain, Inc., a leading global provider of Universal Discovery Management solutions, including electronic discovery, computer forensics, cyber security and a next-generation Web-based platform, FileQuest®, announced the expansion of its offerings into managed services. Los Altos, CA (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 Digital Mountain’s expanded services augment an organization’s internal litigation support, electronic discovery, computer forensics and data security teams. Incident...


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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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sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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