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2014-09-24 20:22:28

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Postseason awards typically honor achievements on the field, but in 2011, Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc., a subsidiary of Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH), established the Rawlings Heart of Gold(TM) Award to honor the altruistic, off-the-field efforts of the game's greatest ambassadors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140924/148283 While the recent dark shadow cast over the entire sports industry may portray athletes in a...

2014-09-22 08:34:42

Online proctoring, streamlined registration, new security protocols highlight enhancements benefiting test-takers as Pearson VUE becomes sole delivery partner in 2015. REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its new testing and certification partnership with Pearson VUE, Microsoft Corp. is harnessing the cloud to make its highly valued certification exams more accessible than ever. In addition to Pearson VUE's extensive network of authorized test centers in training...

2014-09-04 08:35:54

LONDON, September 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TES Global today announces the appointment of Rob Grimshaw as its new Chief Operating Officer (COO). Rob will start with TES Global in early November, joining from FT.com [http://ft.com ], the online branch of the Financial Times, where he is currently Managing Director. Rob has been responsible for the highly acclaimed and hugely impressive digital strategy which gained the Financial Times global recognition for its digital...

2014-08-27 08:24:12

MIAMI, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH) today announced that the Company will be presenting at the Barclays Back-to-School Consumer Conference to be held at the InterContinental in Boston, MA on Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 12:45 pm Eastern Daylight Time. The presentation will also be webcast live and can be accessed at www.jarden.com. A webcast replay will remain available for 30 days. About Jarden Corporation Jarden Corporation is a leading...

2014-08-11 12:32:13

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearson, the world's leading learning company, is issuing badges for the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification program via its badge platform, Acclaim. Badges will now be available to candidates who earn ACA certification for the Adobe Creative Cloud or Creative Suite 6. Acclaim's approach to applying the Mozilla Foundation's open badge standard is to partner with academic institutions and high-stakes credentialing...

2014-06-24 12:25:22

Competitive landscape, regulatory uncertainty emerge as principal challenges going forward NEW YORK, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid heightened competition and regulatory uncertainty, the private equity industry is exhibiting growing confidence and appetite for investment. A study jointly released today by global valuation and corporation finance advisor, Duff & Phelps [http://www.duffandphelps.com ], and international law firm, Shearman & Sterling LLP...

2014-06-02 12:26:04

Agreement to deliver Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) exams underscores Pearson VUE's leadership in serving the IT industry BLOOMINGTON, Minn., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pearson VUE announced today that beginning September 4, 2014, the company has been added by Microsoft as an exam delivery provider for the Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) Program. Pearson VUE will deliver all MCP exams in addition to the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Technology...

2014-05-29 12:32:20

WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20030904/USCSCLOGO Recall Summary Name of Product: Holmes Ceramic Heaters Hazard: The ceramic heaters can overheat, posing a fire hazard to consumers. Remedy: Refund Consumer Contact: Sunbeam Products at (800) 834-0056 anytime, or online at...

2014-05-29 12:30:27

Senate Bill 745 Requires Replacement of Battery-Operated Alarms with 10-Year, Sealed Models, Does Not Alter Requirements for Hard-wired Alarms AURORA, Ill., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Older California residences are about to get a much-needed safety upgrade as a new law outlining smoke alarm requirements takes effect throughout the state. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140528/91988 Beginning July 1, 2014, California Senate Bill 745 requires that all solely battery-operated...

2014-05-19 12:29:04

It joins the NRG Quantum Plus(TM) as one of the "Best Available" football helmets in the market; All Rawlings adult-size helmets receive at least 4-Star score in Virginia Tech Helmet Ratings(TM) ST. LOUIS, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rawlings NRG Tachyon(TM) football helmet, the newest adult-size football helmet from Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc., a subsidiary of Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH), was rated as 5 Stars, the "Best Available" rating in the 2014 Virginia Tech...


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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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