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2005-12-22 12:13:00

By Chris Reese and Claudia Parsons NEW YORK (Reuters) - Leaders of striking bus and subway workers in New York agreed on Thursday to a return to work after talks at which the union and transit authorities undertook to go back to the bargaining table, mediators said.

2005-12-22 11:21:31

NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York state mediators said on Thursday transit workers union leaders had agreed to direct their striking members to return to work and both union and transit authorities would resume negotiations on a contract.

Word of the Day
  • 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'.