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2011-04-23 00:00:30

“This WTO report is a stark wake up call for anyone who cares about the future of our oceans and our fishing communities,” said WWF Senior Fellow David Schorr.

2011-03-31 09:30:00

CHICAGO, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A World Trade Organization final case ruling published today confirms the massive market advantage Airbus has enjoyed from billions in illegal government subsidies provided to fund the company's commercial airplane product line since its inception more than 40 years ago.

2011-03-31 00:38:00

Brussels and Washington Should Think Twice Before Acting JAKARTA, Indonesia, March 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the European Union considers trade measures to limit paper imports from China, the motives behind this effort are now clear - a global campaign against forest industries in Asia - cloaked with Green rhetoric to save the forests - to shore up uncompetitive pulp and paper producers in Europe and the U.S.

2011-03-23 13:30:46

A new trade agreement between India and Europe would block access to life saving drugs for billions of people living in developing countries.

2011-03-04 07:00:00

OMAHA, Neb., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Data Support Systems, Inc. (DSS) today announced June 6th 2011 as the General Availability date for its latest solution TRIPS Dispute(TM).

2011-01-31 11:20:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today released the following statement, responding to public reports that the WTO panel deciding European Union claims of U.S.

2010-12-22 16:16:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the United States Senate ratified the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) with Russia by a vote of 71-26.

2010-12-13 14:36:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Leo W. Gerard, President of the United Steelworkers (USW) issued the following statement today, applauding an announcement by Ambassador Ron Kirk, U.S.

2010-10-30 00:00:04

New Film on Codex Alimentarius Outlines Vital Role of the National Health Federation In this 10-minute video, filmmaker Kevin P.


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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