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Nautical a seat lying across a boat and occupied by an oarsman
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The third chukker was also evenly poised with both the sides thwarting two goals each to make it 5-3.
Unit 8200 soldiers were also responsible for thwarting a recent Iranian hacking attack against private and public organizations in Israel.
'The prime minister would like to thank the premier intelligence agency for their hard work and congratulate them on their success on thwarting extremist terrorism and putting us one step closer to a safe and secure Pakistan,' the statement said.
Summary: Finance Minister Ali Hasan Khalil announced Thursday that rubber stamps and official forms carrying forged signatures of officials in the ministry's tax collection department had been seized, thwarting schemes to embezzle public funds.
In order to increase knowledge and facilitate research in this area, the aim of the current study was to translate the Psychological Need Thwarting Scale (PNTS; Bartholomew, Ntoumanis, Ryan, & Thorgersen-Ntoumani, 2011) into Spanish and provide support for its use in an educational setting.
The military source told SANA that the Syrian Armed Forces pushed forward with operations against the insurgents' organizations in various areas in Homs, targeting their gatherings and thwarting their infiltration attempts with the result of numbers of rebels getting killed.
"Aside from ensuring the accuracy of daily time records and thwarting attempts of time theft, the new timekeeping system also promotes fast and efficient payroll calculations," Binay said.
The most intense of these trajectories --disillusionment--is further examined using a typology constructed around two contextual factors involved in most changes of an academic major: the perceived source or nature of the thwarting of expectations, and the perceived availability of salient alternative courses of action.
"We will not compromise in that area and I will put whatever resources are necessary into thwarting the dissidents."
That's tremendous progress in thwarting those who seek to destroy our global community.
The FBI,in its weekly bulletin to 18,000 state and local law enforcement agencies, said prisoners ''provided information that has led to the thwarting'' of an unspecified plot against an oil tanker in the Straits of Hormuz, the busy entrance to the Persian Gulf.
Landau, however, contends that CEM15's natural role probably has nothing to do with thwarting viruses.