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2013-10-30 23:32:21

A government relations and intellectual property enforcement organization, BSA | The Software

2013-10-10 23:28:50

Brian Beckcom and his law firm represent approximately half the crew of the Maersk Alabama crewmembers, who claim the Somali pirate hijacking should have been prevented. Houston,

Multiple Greenpeace Activists Face Piracy Charges In Russia
2013-10-03 07:41:01

A demonstration last month against Arctic oil drilling has turned into an international incident this week. Russia has started charging 30 Greenpeace activists from 18 countries with piracy, a charge that could bring long prison terms for a protest in a region the Kremlin sees as a key to future prosperity.

2013-09-17 23:31:19

Yes, it's true, and can't be arrrgued: it's time to talk like a pirate.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.