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Earthquake In British Columbia Leads To Tsunami Warnings
2012-10-28 07:07:05

A magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck the Canadian province of British Columbia late Saturday night, leading to short-lived tsunami warnings and mass evacuations as far away as Hawaii, according to various media reports.

2010-11-10 11:20:00

CALGARY AB and MINNEAPOLIS, MN, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - On November 11th, all Canadian Pacific trains in Canada and the United States will safely halt at 11AM local time, observe two minutes of respect in silence and then sound a long train whistle in tribute.

2009-04-02 07:00:00

World's Largest Broadcast News Operation Partners with 1Cast for First multi-platform Video Product LAS VEGAS, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- CTIA -- 1Cast, the revolutionary broadcast platform that delivers up-to-the-minute news video to the web and to subscribers' Smartphones, today launched a multi-platform partnership with BBC World News to distribute the global broadcaster's daily news content to consumers. The BBC is the world's largest broadcast news operation, producing 120 hours of output...

2008-08-12 00:00:20

KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Ushering in a new era in the distribution and consumption of news content, 1Cast today announced that it has secured an initial round of funding which was led by Eagle River Holdings, LLC.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.