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2011-03-11 14:32:00

BREA, Calif., March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Suzuki Motor Corporation today announced there is currently no reported harm to Suzuki's personnel, headquarters or manufacturing plants located in the Shizuoka Prefecture region.

2006-04-30 00:26:28

TOKYO (Reuters) - A moderate earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.4 jolted central Japan on Sunday, but the Meteorological Agency said there was no risk of a tsunami and national media said there were no immediate reports of damage.


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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