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2014-10-14 06:28:49

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online French telecom operator Iliad announced on Monday that it had abandoned its bid to purchase T-Mobile US, becoming the third bidder in three years to withdraw from negotiations after the latter firm’s parent company declined to consider a new and improved offer. “The Iliad Group announces that it puts an end to its project of acquiring T-Mobile US, following exchanges with Deutsche Telekom and selected board members of T-Mobile US...

2014-09-24 08:33:35

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 9421 of Sacramento sent a letter in response to Congresswoman Doris Matsui's net neutrality forum this week. In its letter, the CWA's Executive Vice President and Legislative-Political Director, Robert Longer, expressed concern over organizations calling for new rules and urged policymakers about the threat of reclassifying the Internet as a Title II public utility:...

2014-07-01 15:17:15

Science China Press Li Haijun and fellow researchers at Minzu University of China, in Beijing, conducted a series of geometric morphometric analyses of the contours of the side face and variations in the Tu and Zang (Tibetan) ethnic minorities from Qinghai Province, in northwestern China. Their study, entitled "Morphometric analysis of the Chinese facial profile: Contours of the side face and variations in the Tu and Zang ethnic minorities", was published (in Chinese) in the Chinese...

2014-05-23 16:20:38

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world's largest Flight Attendant union, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), was joined today by the European Transport Workers' Federation (ETF) as well as the International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) in calling on the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) to deny an application for a foreign air carrier permit submitted by Norwegian Air International (NAI)....

2014-04-09 16:27:35

NEW YORK, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- T-Systems appointed Paul Warrenfelt as the new Managing Director of T-Systems in North America effective April 15, 2014. He will assume responsibility for leading T-Systems' North America's business in its next phase of development. Warrenfelt will retain his current responsibilities as Senior Vice President Sales Americas Region. The Managing Director of T-Systems North America position was previously held by Heike Auerbach, who left the...

2014-03-20 16:29:29

DALLAS, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today announced that employees represented by the Communications Workers of America have voted to ratify a four-year contract with AT&T Mobility. The contract covers more than 11,500 AT&T Mobility employees in CWA District 3 - the Southeast Region, which includes Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and St. Croix, USVI. The contract covers wages, pension,...

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  • 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).