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2011-06-21 13:05:00

WASHINGTON, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A House of Representatives amendment that supports bringing home the remains of U.S.

2011-04-05 20:15:00

TRIPOLI, Libya, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- (WPIX) -- WPIX Diplomatic efforts to end the bloody stalemate in Libya have taken a surprise turn with the involvement of former U.S. Rep.

2011-03-22 17:19:00

LOS ANGELES, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following weeks of strikes from government forces and the allied coalition's enforcement of a no-fly zone, the crisis in Libya continues to escalate and endanger civilians throughout the country.


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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