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2014-08-13 23:02:38

The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) is set to expire at the end of 2014 and is currently under debate in Congress Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 13, 2014

2014-08-06 23:05:13

SAE International is proudly recognizing Dr. Mehdi Ahmadian with the honor of delivering the L.

2014-08-05 23:09:40

Congress members offered inspiring words to 75 Americans before they departed for Germany on the year-long Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX) fellowship program,

2014-08-01 04:21:56

Roy S. Herbst M.D., Ph.D. honored at the 15th International Lung Cancer Congress SAN CARLOS, Calif., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bonnie J.

2014-07-31 23:19:04

The Ninth Annual Capitol Hill Modeling and Simulation Expo, held on July 10, 2014, was the most successful event of its kind to-date, bringing together industry, government and academic thought

smartphone unlocking legal
2014-07-30 06:32:44

Smartphone customers living in the US will soon be able to legally unlock their devices for use on other mobile carriers, as the House of Representatives has approved a bill to allow decriminalization of the practice.

2014-07-29 16:29:41

Concerns rising about dangerous chemicals being used to ward off disease WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As concerns rise over the heavy spraying of unhealthy

2014-07-29 04:21:45

More than half of Republicans and Democrats give Congress a rating of poor NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the past few months the air in Washington, D.C.

2014-07-28 23:00:15

A leading proposal to temporarily fix the looming insolvency of the Social Security disability trust fund by reallocating payroll taxes has virtually no support among seniors, according to a new


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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