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2014-09-17 23:07:49

S2Verify, a background screening company, has received accreditation by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners’ (NAPBS®) Background Screening Credentialing Council (BSCC). Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS®) Background Screening Credentialing Council (BSCC) announced today that S2Verify has successfully demonstrated compliance with the Background Screening Agency Accreditation...

2014-09-17 16:20:36

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is seeking applications from U.S. graduate students for the agency's Space Technology Research Fellowships. The research grants, worth as much as $74,000 per year, will coincide with the start of the 2015 fall academic term. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Applications will be accepted from students pursuing or planning to pursue master's or doctorate degrees in relevant space technology disciplines at...

2014-09-17 12:25:23

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz's new e-book, published this Monday, September 15, is creating an international stir. Terror Tunnels: The Case for Israel's Just War Against Hamas (Gatestone Institute with Rosetta Books) received immediate high praise from Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: "The recent operation in Gaza demonstrated once again the lengths to which Hamas terrorists will go to murder innocent Israeli civilians. Not...

2014-09-17 12:23:53

PARIS, September 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grand Prize Winner Barcelona Aims to Create Digital and Community 'Trust Network' for Each of its At-Risk Elderly Residents Athens, Greece; Kirklees in Yorkshire, UK; Stockholm, Sweden; and Warsaw, Poland Also Win Funds for Innovative Solutions to Pressing Urban Challenges Bloomberg Philanthropies today announced the winners in its 2014 Mayors Challenge, an ideas competition...

2014-09-16 23:10:51

World’s largest contactless pay-as-you-go scheme for travel now in full operation LONDON (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Effective today, millions of customers are set for easier and more convenient journeys as Transport for London (TfL) introduces contactless bankcard payments across all its services – including Tube, tram, DLR, London Overground and National Rail services currently accepting Oyster. While extremely straightforward for the customer who simply has to touch their preferred...

2014-09-16 23:06:57

Companies Offer Pro Bono Assistance to the Department of Veterans Affairs to Address its Scheduling Needs HERNDON, Va. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC) announced today that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has accepted the organization’s pro bono offer to examine and propose improvements to the scheduling processes and systems at VA medical facilities. This effort stems from revelations of falsified scheduling records and severe treatment...

2014-09-16 20:21:55

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) today announced three key strategic actions that support its transformation: -- the decision by U. S. Steel to not proceed with an expansion at its iron ore pellet operations in Keewatin, Minn.; -- the decision by U. S. Steel to forgo further development and construction of the carbon alloy facilities at Gary Works in Gary, Ind.; and -- the unanimous decision by the...

2014-09-16 16:23:04

OWENSBORO, Ky., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southern Star Central Corp. (the "Company") announced today that it has filed a Form 15 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and, as a result, immediately suspended its obligations to file with the SEC periodic and current reports under Section 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, relating to the Company's Form S-4 registration statement filed with the SEC in 2006 (the "Registration Statement"). On...

2014-09-16 12:36:07

BELLEVUE, Wash., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Intellectual Ventures(TM) (IV) announced today that Vivint(TM), a leading provider of smart home technology, has fortified its intellectual property (IP) strategy by entering into a long-term partnership with IV, becoming a customer of IV's IP for Defense program, and acquiring select patents from IV. Under this agreement, Vivint was granted rights to IV's extensive patent portfolio and obtained more than 20 patents in areas of interest...

2014-09-16 12:29:58

Supporting the Panel's commitment to seek input from public and stakeholders OTTAWA, Sept. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - The Advisory Panel on Healthcare Innovation, created by Minister Ambrose and chaired by Dr. David Naylor, today launched a Canada-wide consultation on healthcare, with the goal of engaging healthcare leaders, experts and the public in the conversation. The consultation includes an online questionnaire to seek the views of Canadians, as well as a request for written submissions from...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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