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2010-10-07 10:04:00

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Teresa Lubbers, the Commissioner of Higher Education for the State of Indiana, will deliver opening remarks at Hear Indiana's Hear Here Fishers 2010. The organization's 28th Annual Conference, presented by Peyton Manning Children's Hospital at St.

2006-08-25 16:34:10

By Frank Jack Daniel SAN BLAS, Mexico (Reuters) - Three Mexican men who spent months lost and drifting across the Pacific Ocean in a flimsy fishing boat arrived home on Friday to a heroes' welcome.

2006-08-16 18:20:00

By Gunther Hamm SAN BLAS, Mexico (Reuters) - Three Mexican fishermen have been rescued after drifting for about nine months across thousands of miles of the Pacific Ocean in a small boat, an ordeal they survived by eating raw birds and fish and drinking rain water.

2006-08-16 11:21:27

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Three Mexican shark fishermen survived nine months at sea in a small boat by eating raw birds and fish and drinking rain water as they drifted thousands of miles (kilometers) across the Pacific Ocean.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.