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2010-08-30 09:42:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- mimomonitors.com, the leading online retailer of the Mimo and iMo family of USB-based mini-monitors, announces its 2010 Back-to-School Sale, reducing prices on two models preferred by students the world over: the iMo Pivot and the iMo Touch. Also, with the purchase of any 7" monitor (including our popular Mobile Slider models), the buyer will receive absolutely FREE a customized Mimo carrying case (a $29.99 value). The bestselling iMo Pivot is the...

2010-05-24 14:43:00

Footage Includes Burning Rig Sinking, Early Firefighting Action, U.S. Coast Guard Rescue Efforts and Emotional Eyewitness Testimony Immediately Following Explosion Gulf Oil Spill Premieres Thursday, May 27, at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on National Geographic Channel WASHINGTON, May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On April 20, 2010, a Mayday call went out reporting an explosion aboard the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig. That first fateful call triggered an emergency response to save the rig from the...

2008-07-28 18:00:41

By SEAN PATRICK NORRIS Staff Writer Officials at Baltimore Washington Medical Center are still trying to sort out why a heavy summer storm flooded their emergency room Wednesday night, just days after renovations were completed. A thunderstorm that swept through the county Wednesday night dropped several inches of rain on the area, partially flooding the new Emergency Department. Power also was knocked out, and hospital officials temporarily had to turn away ambulances. Allison...

2006-07-16 11:20:11

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Manhattan doctor suspected of blowing up his townhouse last week in an apparent suicide bid connected to a nasty divorce has died of injuries suffered in the blast, hospital officials said on Sunday. Dr. Nicholas Bartha, who was alone in the four-story townhouse on East 62nd Street when the explosion leveled it on Monday, was rescued from the rubble but had been in hospital with severe burns and had been on a respirator, so he was never questioned by police....

2006-02-23 09:18:05

By Richard Balmforth MOSCOW (Reuters) - A covered market in Moscow collapsed on Thursday, possibly under the weight of snow on its roof, killing at least 40 people and trapping others in the rubble, emergency services said. "People trapped are calling out. They are knocking. The trouble is: time is going by," Emergencies Minister Sergei Shoigu said at the scene, where rescue workers tried to locate survivors as another bitter winter's night loomed. The building in Bauman district in...

2006-02-23 09:05:38

By Richard Balmforth MOSCOW (Reuters) - The roof of a covered market in Moscow collapsed on Thursday, possibly under the weight of snow, killing at least 35 people and trapping others in the rubble, emergency services said. The roof of the market in Bauman district in eastern Moscow caved in at 5:45 a.m. (0245 GMT) after an overnight snowfall in the city which is experiencing one of its coldest winters in a generation. Viktor Beltsov, spokesman for the Emergency Ministry, was...

2006-02-23 08:57:06

By Richard Balmforth MOSCOW (Reuters) - The roof of a covered market in Moscow collapsed on Thursday, possibly under the weight of snow, killing at least 35 people and trapping others in the rubble, emergency services said. The roof of the market in Bauman district in eastern Moscow caved in at 5:45 a.m. (0245 GMT) after an overnight snowfall in the city which is experiencing one of its coldest winters in a generation. Viktor Beltsov, spokesman for the Emergency Ministry, was...

2006-02-23 05:20:35

By Richard Balmforth MOSCOW (Reuters) - The roof of a covered market in Moscow collapsed on Thursday, possibly under the weight of snow, killing at least 27 people and trapping others in the rubble, emergency services said. The roof of the market in Bauman district in eastern Moscow caved in at 5:45 a.m. (0245 GMT) after an overnight snowfall in the city which is experiencing one of its coldest winters in a generation. Viktor Beltsov, spokesman for the Emergency Ministry, was...

2006-02-23 03:09:33

By Richard Balmforth MOSCOW (Reuters) - A covered market in Moscow collapsed on Thursday, apparently under the weight of snow on its roof, killing at least 13 people and trapping others in the rubble, emergency services said. The roof of the market in Bauman district in eastern Moscow caved in at 5:45 a.m. (0245 GMT) after an overnight snowfall in the city which is experiencing one of its coldest winters in a generation. Quoting emergency officials at the scene, Interfax news...


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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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