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2010-02-19 16:28:00

MIAMI, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jeffrey H. Sloman, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Anthony V. Mangione, Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Office of Investigations, John V.

2009-04-06 17:25:00

Ten Other Defendants Indicted In the Illegal Export Conspiracy WASHINGTON, April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An Iranian national has been arrested and charged, along with ten other defendants, with participating in a conspiracy to export U.S.-made military aircraft parts to Iran, the Justice Department announced today. The arrest and indictment were announced by R.


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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