Any device or element which converts an input signal into an output signal of a different form. Examples include the microphone, phonographic pickup, loudspeaker, barometer, photoelectric cell, automobile horn, doorbell, and underwater sound transducer. (McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
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Permanent roads having a line of rails fixed to ties and laid to gage, usually on a leveled or graded ballasted roadbed and providing a track for freight cars, passenger cars, and other rolling stock. Cars are designed to be drawn by locomotives or sometimes propelled by self-contained motors. (From Webster's 3d) The concept includes the organizational and administrative aspects of railroads as well.
Accidental injuries caused by brief high-voltage electrical discharges during thunderstorms. Cardiopulmonary arrest, coma and other neurologic symptoms, myocardial necrosis, and dermal burns are common. Prompt treatment of the acute sequelae, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation, is indicated for survival.
The maintenance of certain aspects of the environment within a defined space to facilitate the function of that space; aspects controlled include air temperature and motion, radiant heat level, moisture, and concentration of pollutants such as dust, microorganisms, and gases. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
A device, activated electronically or by expired pulmonary air, which simulates laryngeal activity and enables a laryngectomized person to speak. Examples of the pneumatic mechanical device are the Tokyo and Van Hunen artificial larynges. Electronic devices include the Western Electric electrolarynx, Tait oral vibrator, Cooper-Rand electrolarynx and the Ticchioni pipe.
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List of Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha characters
ViVid Strike!. Fuuka Reventon (フーカ・レヴェントン, Fūka Reventon). Voiced by: Inori Minase. A childhood best friend of Rinne from ... After Arf strikes out at Precia, Fate finally starts to question her mother's motives; however she still refuses to join Nanoha ... Late in the series, after Arf finally strikes out at Precia, she then returns to Earth and is found by the dog-loving Arisa. ...
History of the Labour Party (UK)
General strike. The new Conservative government led by Stanley Baldwin took decisive control of the general strike of ... Ramsay MacDonald continued with his policy of opposing strike action, including the general strike, arguing that the best way ... Martin Pugh, "The General Strike." History Today 56#5 (2006): 40+. *^ Laura Beers, Your Britain: Media and the Making of the ... 23,000 damages for a strike. The judgment effectively made strikes illegal since employers could recoup the cost of lost ...
Glossary of English-language idioms derived from baseball
strike. As in "strike out", "three strikes, you're out", "a strike against you", "he was born with two strikes against ... When a person has "gotten three strikes" and "struck out", they have failed completely. The three strikes laws refer to more ... three strikes law. See Strike.. took the collar. From the phrase for failing to get any hits, it can be used to ... strike out swinging. To fail while giving it your best effort.. strike out looking. To fail by being passive, ...
2007-2008 writers' strike. Late Show went off air for eight weeks in 2007 during the months of November and December ... an Al-Qaeda leader who was killed in a drone strike in Pakistan in June 2011. In his show on August 22, Letterman joked ... which signified solidarity with the strike. His beard was shaved off during the show on January 7, 2008. ... while the union continued its strike against production companies, networks, and studios with whom it had not yet reached ...
2019 India-Pakistan border skirmishes
BBC (10 April 2019), Balakot air strike: Pakistan shows off disputed site on eve of India election, archived from the original ... Maria Abi-Habib; Austin Ramzy (25 February 2019), Indian Jets Strike in Pakistan in Revenge for Kashmir Attack, archived from ... "Air strike on Pakistan sparks celebrations in India, seen boosting Modi support Archived 6 March 2019 at the Wayback Machine," ... "Viewpoint: India strikes in Pakistan a major escalation". BBC News. 26 February 2019. Archived from the original on 27 February ...
Strike. Initially, a special plating deposit called a strike or flash may be used to form a very thin (typically less ... A strike uses a high current density and a bath with a low ion concentration. The process is slow, so more efficient plating ... The striking method is also used in combination with the plating of different metals. If it is desirable to plate one type of ... One example of this situation is the poor adhesion of electrolytic nickel on zinc alloys, in which case a copper strike is used ...
Striking. The third common method of sound production in stringed instruments is to strike the string. The piano and ... Third bridge is a plucking method where the player frets a string and strikes the side opposite the bridge. The technique is ... Even though the piano strikes the strings, the use of felt hammers means that the sound that is produced can nevertheless be ... Violin family string instrument players are occasionally instructed to strike the string with the stick of the bow, a technique ...
Rationing in the United Kingdom
The general strike. The government made preparations to ration food in 1925, in advance of an expected general strike, and ... Frequent strikes by some workers (most critically dock workers) made things worse. A common ration book fraud was the ration ... Mid-1947: A transport and dock strike, which among other effects caused much loss of imported meat left to rot on the docks, ... but convoys of lorries under military escort took the heart out of the strike, so that the measures did not have to be ...
2012-15 unrest in Romania
... the company was shaken by two major strikes. On 16 January 2013, thousands of employees triggered a spontaneous strike, 138 ... A larger strike took place on 23 April 2014, when, for two hours, rail traffic was paralyzed in major train stations in the ... Protests and strikes were launched by teachers and students throughout the year, centered mainly on Ponta's poor policies ... On 21 May, over 2,000 students in Covasna County went on Japanese strike, inasmuch as the Ministry of Education hasn't settled ...
Foot strike. One variable in gait is foot strike - how the foot contacts the ground, specifically which part of the foot ... a rearfoot strike (heel strike) has the initial center of pressure in the rear third of the shoe (rear 1/3 of shoe length); ... Typically, barefoot walking features heel or midfoot strike, while barefoot running features midfoot or forefoot strike. ... a b c Modern Running Shoes & Heel Striking, Daniel Lieberman, Harvard University. ...
Glass coloring and color marking
... so-called striking glasses such as "gold ruby" or red "selenium ruby"), 3) by colored inclusions (as in milk glass and ...
Aircraft strikes. Canada geese have been implicated in a number of bird strikes by aircraft. Their large size and ... In 1995, a U.S. Air Force E-3 Sentry aircraft at Elmendorf AFB, Alaska, struck a flock of Canada geese on takeoff, losing power ... "Center for Wildlife and Aviation - Strike Reporting by Year". wildlifecenter.pr.erau.edu. Retrieved February 26, 2019.. ... The FAA has reported 1,772 known civil aircraft strikes within the United States between 1990-2018. The total cost of these ...
... strike. Main article: Lightning strike. Objects struck by lightning experience heat and magnetic forces of ... Even though roughly 90 percent of people struck by lightning survive, humans or animals struck by lightning may suffer ... Since various factors alter the probability of strikes at any given location, repeat lightning strikes have a very low ... a strike can occur and as the storm is so far away, the strike is referred to as a bolt from the blue. These flashes ...
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Pullman Strike. Striking American Railway Union (ARU) members confront Illinois National Guard troops in Chicago during ... Lindsey, Almont (1964). The Pullman strike: the story of a unique experiment and of a great labor. University of Chicago Press ... The presence of the army was enough to break the strike. Overall, 30 strikers were killed in the strike, 13 of them in Chicago ... After workers at the Pullman Palace Car Company organized a wildcat strike over pay cuts in the summer of 1894, Debs signed ...
The Panama Canal strike plan called for four aircraft-carrying submarines (I-400, I-401, I-13 and I-14) to sail eastward across ... Panama Canal strike. Following an inspection of Rabaul in August 1943, Captain Chikao Yamamoto and Commander Yasuo ... I-400: Japan's Secret Aircraft-Carrying Strike Submarine. Hikoki Publications, 2006. ISBN 978-1-902109-45-9 ...
United States invasion of Afghanistan
Continued air strikes. The Green Berets of ODA 595 split into two elements, Alpha and Bravo. Alpha rode on horseback with ... Initial air strikes. On October 7, 2001, the US officially launched military operations in Afghanistan. Airstrikes were ... The strikes initially focused on Kabul, Jalalabad and Kandahar. Within a few days, most Taliban training sites were severely ... Objective Wolverine, Raptor and Operation Relentless Strike. On November 13, the 75th Ranger Regiment carried out its ...
Public service strikes. Since 25 May 2012, Rousseff's government faced a number of strikes by public employees, ... Rousseff was inflexible, and the strike left millions of students without classes for months. According ... This led to strikes and other worker actions at several hydroelectric projects. In the spring of 2012, 17,000 workers at the ... The attorney who prosecuted the organization called her "Joan of Arc of subversion", saying that she led strikes and advised[ ...
United States Army Central
Operation Desert Strike. In September 1996, it was alleged that Iraq violated United Nations sanctions by deploying ... It had V Corps as its main striking force, with only two complete divisions and an airborne brigade under that command. There ... Third Army, commanded by Lieutenant General John J. Yeosock, was the main striking force in Operation Desert Storm. Its units ... In response to Hussein's refusal to withdraw his forces, the U.S. launched cruise missile strikes against selected military ...
1987 NFL season
The NFLPA Strike. A 24-day players' strike was called after Week 2. The games that were scheduled for the third week of ... Approximately 15% of the NFLPA's players chose to cross picket lines to play during the strike; prominent players who did so ... To date, the 1987 NFLPA strike was the last major interruption to an NFL regular season. ... players were on strike from weeks four to six. The season ended with Super Bowl XXII, with the Washington Redskins defeating ...
Lawrence was the scene of the infamous Bread and Roses Strike, also known as the Lawrence Textile Strike, one of the more ... The Bread and Roses Strike of 1912. Main article: 1912 Lawrence textile strike ... "Encyclopedia of Strikes in American History. Routledge. ISBN 978-1-317-45707-7.. ... 1912 Lawrence textile strike, Massachusetts National Guardsmen with fixed bayonets surround a parade of strikers. ...
... elbow strikes and headbutt. Any part of the body may be used to strike and be struck. It is also known as Bando kickboxing. ... Backfist usually from the front hand, reverse-back fist and spinning back-fist both usually from the back hand - are strikes to ... Knee and elbow strikes. The knee and elbow techniques in Japanese kickboxing, indicative of its Muay Thai heritage, are ... Roundhouse kick or circle kick - Striking with the front of the foot or the shin to the head or the body in a chopping motion. ...
Space Shuttle Columbia disaster
The investigation focused on the foam strike from the very beginning. Incidents of debris strikes from ice and foam causing ... Debris strike during launch. Columbia lifting off on its final mission. The light-colored triangle visible at the base of ... They used a compressed air gun to fire a foam block of similar size and mass to that which struck Columbia, at the same ... At the time of the foam strike, the orbiter was at an altitude of about 65,600 feet (20.0 km; 12.42 mi), traveling at Mach 2.46 ...
MythBusters (2003 season)
7 Episode 6 - "Lightning Strikes/Tongue Piercings" *7.1 Lightning Strikes Tongue Piercing ... Lightning Strikes Tongue Piercing. Myth statement Status Notes Metal body piercings attract lightning. Busted The ... Is a person with a tongue piercing more likely to get struck by lightning?. Can a cannon be built out of a tree?. Can the ... Episode 6 - "Lightning Strikes/Tongue Piercings". *Original air date: November 11, 2003 ...
Who Controls the Internet?
Part Two: Government Strikes Back. No longer an international phenomenon, the Internet has become quite different for its ...
Ali Abdullah Ahmed
Hunger strike and forced feeding. At its height more than 100 detainees participated in this hunger strike in 2005. The ... The Washington Post reported that Ahmed continued his hunger strike from late 2005 to May 2006. ... A widespread hunger strike that began in late May 2005 or early June 2005 came to a negotiated end on July 28, 2005. Detainees ... The detainees resumed the hunger strike on August 8, 2005. Initially the DOD reported that none of the three dead men had ...
2011-13 Chilean student protests
A national student strike was organised for 28 June. The strike was marked with a march in Santiago which was attended by ... The Workers' United Center of Chile organized a nationwide two-day strike on August 24 and 25. During the strike, four ... October 18 and 19 strikes. This section is empty. You can help by adding to it. (October 2011) ... "BBC News - Chile strike: Clashes mar anti-government protest". BBC. August 26, 2011. Retrieved October 17, 2011.. ...
Canadair CF-104 Starfighter
AFCENT Tactical Weapons Meet (strike era). *1964: (first participation) Best team went to the 2 Canadians taking part.[16 ... 32 struck the ground flying at low level in poor weather conditions. Of the 37 fatalities 4 were clearly attributable to ... Although basically similar to the F-104G, the CF-104 was optimized for the nuclear strike/reconnaissance role, fitted with R- ... Originally designed as a supersonic interceptor aircraft, it was used primarily for low-level strike and reconnaissance by the ...
Player to be named later
Dave Winfield and the 1994 strike. Dave Winfield, a Baseball Hall of Famer, near the end of his career, was included in a ... However, the strike was taking place at the time of the trade, and the season was eventually cancelled with no further games ... PTBNL trade complicated by the 1994 strike.. While a member of the Minnesota Twins, Winfield was traded on August 31, 1994 to ...
History of the Walloon Movement
1960-1980: From strikes to constitutional reforms. This section is empty. You can help by adding to it. (July 2010) ...
Syphilis Strikes Back
Bird strike - Wikipedia
Bug strikes. Flying insect strikes, like bird strikes, have been encountered by pilots since aircraft were invented. ... A bird strike-sometimes called birdstrike, bird ingestion (for an engine), bird hit, or bird aircraft strike hazard (BASH)-is a ... "Bird Strike Committee Proceedings 1999 Bird Strike Committee-USA/Canada, Vancouver, BC.. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to Bird strike.. *A photo gallery of the bird strike consequence between aircraft and birds ...
Stricken - Wikipedia
Stricken may refer to: "Stricken" (song), a 2005 song by Disturbed Stricken (2010 film), a 2010 American film directed by ... Matthew Sconce Stricken (2009 film), a 2009 Dutch drama film "Stricken", when a warships name is removed from a countrys Navy ... List This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Stricken. If an internal link led you here, you may wish ...
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Strike Zone Water Polo
The summer of 2017 marks the twelfth year for Strike Zone. Strike Zone has been an extremely successful way for boys and girls ... Strike Zone Water Polo is the premier water polo camp in the St. Louis area. Their mission is to take water polo out into the ... Strike Zone provides a unique opportunity for boys and girls to learn and perfect the sport of water polo in a small group ... Strike Zone Water Polo was formed by two local water polo coaches, Corey Miller and Miguel Figueras. ...
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Strikes | Encyclopedia.com
A strike is an organized collective work stoppage undertaken by employees to pressure their employer or employers into meeting ... Strikes Dictionary of American History COPYRIGHT 2003 The Gale Group Inc.. STRIKES. STRIKES. A strike is an organized ... A one-day engineering strike in 1953 was the first national strike since a 1933 strike in cotton textiles. Thereafter strike ... STRIKES. STRIKES. Collective work stoppages, or "strikes" (a modern term), have been part of the industrial landscape since the ...
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Putilov strike of 1917 - Wikipedia
The Putilov strike of 1917 is the name given to the strike led by the workers of the Putilov Mill (presently the Leningrad ... The Strike. On February 18, 1917, workers at the Putilov Mill in Petrograd demanded higher wages because of the rising ... There were several strikes involving the workers of the Putilov Mill over the years with the first one taking place in 1905, ... The strikes eventually began to ease on March 3 when twelve former members of the Duma formed the Provisional Government led by ...
Student Strike. | The New Yorker
... story about physical and political turmoil arising from the battle for school control since the end of the teachers strike. In ... Outside the district there has been widespread opposition to the return of educators who supported the strike, but the most ... story about physical and political turmoil arising from the battle for school control since the end of the teachers strike. In ...
Strike out reaction - LA Times
... relief pitcher Koji Uehara reacts to striking out Rays' Evan Longoria for the game ending out, which gave the 8-7 win to ... Game action between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Baltimore Orioles .Orioles relief pitcher Koji Uehara reacts to striking out ... Game action between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Baltimore Orioles .Orioles relief pitcher Koji Uehara reacts to striking out ... Game action between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Baltimore Orioles .Orioles relief pitcher Koji Uehara reacts to striking out ...
San Francisco rail workers strike
With the BART transit system on strike, people line up along the Embarcadero near the Ferry Building to catch a ferry to ... started the work week Monday facing gridlocked roadways and long lines for buses and ferries as a major transit strike entered ... Bay Area are running again Tuesday after a tentative deal capped six months of contentious labor negotiations and two strikes ...
South Africa gold mine strike
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Earthquake Strikes Eastern Indonesia
US Geological Survey says the 7.3 magnitude quake struck late Sunday, 130 kilometers northwest of Ternate island in eastern ... The U.S. Geological Survey says the 7.3 magnitude quake struck Sunday night, about 165 kilometers east of the North Sulawesi ... A strong earthquake has struck under the sea in eastern Indonesia, off of Sulawesi Island. ...
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fast-food worker strike
Union organizers say that fast food workers will strike in more than 150 cities on Thursday. Workers want a $15 minimum wage ... The suits allege that McDonalds has forced employees to work off the clock, not paid them overtime and struck hours off their ... Nancy Salgado, a 27 year old single mother of a 3 year old boy and an 8 year old girl, plans to strike. ... Nancy Salgado, a cashier at a Chicago McDonalds, plans to strike this Thursday. Union organizers say workers are prepared to ...
Infinium Strike on Steam
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DMVA - The Copper Strikes
... copper miners went on strike in 1913. Things turned ugly and Houghtons sheriff called for Michigan National Guard assistance. ... The Copper Strikes. The Copper Strikes. The following account of the most extensive state duty ever performed by the Michigan ... "The strike of the employees of the mining companies of the Upper Peninsula came on without warning, and the Michigan National ... "The first definite news of the strike came to the Lower Peninsula in the morning of July 24th, 1913. About 10 oclock in the ...
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Lightning Strike Survivor Stories
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About 6,000 California nurses staged a strike at several hospitals Thursday, protesting what they called an erosion of quality ... 4,000 more strike at nine San Francisco Bay area hospitals. *Hospital officials say they are disappointed the strikes occur ... We were disappointed that they chose to do a strike over the holidays," Gregorian said. "Were looking forward to having our ... Meanwhile, in the San Francisco Bay area, about 4,000 nurses were striking at nine facilities that are part of the Sutter ...
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- Standing by their resolution, these craftsmen waged what was probably the new nation's first labor strike, successfully procuring a $6-per-week minimum wage for skilled printers citywide. (encyclopedia.com)
- In 1835, several unions simultaneously staged a walkout in one of the nation's first "general strikes. (encyclopedia.com)
- Officials say a 7.1-magnitude tremor rocked the stricken nation's northeastern coast-the same region hit by the March 11 disaster , which has left 15,000 people still missing. (thedailybeast.com)
- Estimates from management and retailers are that the strike was costing the nation's economy up to $1 billion a day. (cnn.com)
- PARIS (Reuters) - French commuters dusted off old bikes and aired their walking shoes on Tuesday in anticipation of a transport strike that is set to last for days and could become the biggest the country has seen in more than 10 years. (reuters.com)
- The Los Angeles nurses are to remain on strike through Friday, while the remaining protesters return to work that day, said union spokesman Leighton Woodhouse. (ibtimes.com)
- Thousands of protesters took part in anti-government demonstrations in Colombia's capital Bogota and other cities Wednesday during the country's third general strike in two weeks. (japantimes.co.jp)
- The major roadblock is believed to be the operators' demand for greater stability in production, which has been curtailed by rampant wildcat strikes, coupled with the union's demand for a limited right to strike over local grievances. (washingtonpost.com)
- In an "economic strike," workers seek to obtain higher wages, reduced working hours, or more extensive benefits. (encyclopedia.com)
- In Commonwealth v. Pullis (1806), shoemakers associated with Philadelphia's Society of Journeymen Cordwainers were convicted of criminal conspiracy after striking for higher wages. (encyclopedia.com)
- The operatives at the Feary Shoe Factory here, numbering 325 men, struck work at noon to-day because the manufacturing company declined to accede to their demands for an advance of 10 per cent, on their old wages. (nytimes.com)
- People shout slogans in Tunis yesterday during a nationwide strike against the government's refusal to raise wages. (gulf-times.com)
- Terrier-Stricken is a 1952 Warner Bros. Merrie Melodies cartoon short, written by Michael Maltese and directed by Chuck Jones. (wikipedia.org)
- Striking nurses rally Thursday near a hospital in Long Beach, California. (cnn.com)
- About 6,000 California nurses staged a one-day strike at several hospitals Thursday, protesting what they called an "erosion of quality of care and cuts to patient protections," National Nurses United said. (cnn.com)
- In Long Beach, about 2,000 nurses staged a one-day strike at Long Beach Memorial Medical Center and Miller Children's Hospital, but nurses were later told that they will be locked out of their jobs for four days because replacements had to be hired in a five-day block, nurses told CNN. (cnn.com)
- Officials with Memorial Care Health System, which owns both Long Beach facilities, said that more than 30% of the 2,000 nurses decided not to participate in the strike. (cnn.com)
- Meanwhile, in the San Francisco Bay area, about 4,000 nurses were striking at nine facilities that are part of the Sutter Health corporation, the union said. (cnn.com)
- I understand some nurses at this same health center have died as a result of the disease, and many more nurses are on strike as a result. (npr.org)
- Ambulance personnel belonging to the Psychiatric Nurses Association have warned that they are prepared to escalate their strike action in a dispute over union representation rights. (rte.ie)
- The Kaiser strike - which will involve about 17,000 nurses represented by the California Nurses Association-National Nurses United - is in sympathy with 1,500 mental health and optometry employees at Kaiser facilities in Northern California represented by the National Union of Healthcare Workers. (commondreams.org)
- Registered nurses at Children's Hospital Oakland and Sutter Health centers are also holding a one-day walkout Thursday, but the strike is over their ongoing contract disputes at those facilities. (commondreams.org)
- While the Kaiser strike will last just one day, officials at Sutter and Children's hospitals said they signed five-day contracts with companies that provide replacement nurses. (commondreams.org)
- The 700 nurses at Children's Hospital represented by the nurses' union last held a five-day strike in early May. (commondreams.org)
- The nurses at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco are not striking because the union said the parties are not in active negotiations. (commondreams.org)
- Some 2,500 nurses and other medical workers walked off the job at Kaiser Permanente facilities in southern California on Wednesday in a three-day planned strike protesting benefit cuts sought by the nonprofit healthcare giant. (ibtimes.com)
- The bulk of the picketing took place outside Kaiser's Los Angeles Medical Center in Hollywood, the organization's leading in-patient hospital in the region, where over 1,100 registered nurses went on strike. (ibtimes.com)
- On Thursday, about 17,000 Kaiser nurses represented by the California Nurses Association in northern California plan to stage a 24-hour sympathy strike as southern California workers walk picket lines for a second day, union officials said. (ibtimes.com)
- The union gave two weeks advance notice of its strike plans, and Kaiser has temporarily filled the positions of striking nurses with managers from across its hospital system and with nurses from outside registries. (ibtimes.com)
- MORRISVILLE - With the strike at Copley Hospital settled and unionized nurses here claiming victory, nurses at other hospitals could be emboldened to form their own unions, observers say. (angelfire.com)
- A compromise was struck that will allow the hospital to replace some specialized positions with cross-trained ones, and guarantee more hours per week to nurses who agree to work in more than one area. (angelfire.com)
- The nurses will begin returning to work this week, but the impact of the strike could be felt much further into the future, according to Michael Gurdon, a professor in the school of business administration at the University of Vermont. (angelfire.com)
- A strong earthquake has struck under the sea in eastern Indonesia, off of Sulawesi Island. (voanews.com)
- People crowd at Sendai railway station in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 after trains were halted following a strong earthquake struck off the coast of northeastern Japan. (yahoo.com)
- Tsunami evacuees watch TV news flashing a tsunami warning at their shelter Takata Junior High School that stands on a higher ground in Rikuzentakata in Iwate Prefecture, Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 after a strong earthquake struck off the coast of northeastern Japan. (yahoo.com)
- Children cuddle each other while their mother makes a phone call as they are stranded at Sendai railway station in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 after trains were halted following a strong earthquake that struck off the coast of northeastern Japan. (yahoo.com)
- Firefighters in a fire fighting vehicle call for residents to evacuate from coastal areas in Rikuzentakata in Iwate Prefecture, Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 after a tsunami warning has been issued following a strong earthquake struck off the coast of northeastern Japan. (yahoo.com)
- High school girls and other customers react at a donut parlor in Iwaki, Fukushima Prefecture, Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 as a strong earthquake strikes off the coast of northeastern Japan. (yahoo.com)
- At the time the strike broke there were twenty mines in operation in the district, including a total of seventy-four shafts and approximately 14,640 employees. (michigan.gov)
- Germany's EVG railway workers' union will start strikes on Monday that will hit local, regional and long-distance trains nationwide after wage talks with rail operator Deutsche Bahn broke down, two union sources said on Sunday. (japantimes.co.jp)
- Striking letter carriers broke into a Montreal postal station last week, overturned mail racks, smashed chairs, trampled on letters and packages and beat up temporary employes brought in to replace them. (washingtonpost.com)
- The next day, on International Women's Day, women joined the strikes and protests, demanding equal rights as well as others strikers protesting the rationing of bread. (wikipedia.org)
- With the strike unresolved in early December, the government sent in army troops who massacred hundreds and perhaps thousands of strikers who were peacefully gathering for a march in the town of Ciénaga. (encyclopedia.com)
- Police and strikers have been injured in scuffles in Calgary, Toronto and St. John's, Newfoundland, as the strikers attempted, sometimes successfully, to block mail trucks and the vanloads of replacement workers hired since the strikes started last Tuesday. (washingtonpost.com)
- Independent truckers in Brazil started an indefinite strike on Monday, blocking traffic in a few states in the agricultural powerhouse as they asked for President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment, according to federal highway police. (voanews.com)
- Portugal's fuel-tanker drivers voted on Sunday to call off an indefinite strike, with their union agreeing to negotiate with employers in government-brokered talks due on Tuesday. (japantimes.co.jp)
- The summer of 2017 marks the twelfth year for Strike Zone. (google.com)
- Millions of French commuters suffered a second day of travel chaos on Wednesday as striking rail workers locked horns with President Emmanuel Macron's government in a dispute over reforming the state-owned SNCF railways. (japantimes.co.jp)
- The first definite news of the strike came to the Lower Peninsula in the morning of July 24th, 1913. (michigan.gov)
- Trains in the San Francisco Bay Area are running again Tuesday after a tentative deal capped six months of contentious labor negotiations and two strikes that upended hundreds of thousands of daily commutes. (yahoo.com)
- Faculty at Pennsylvania state universities went on strike Wednesday morning, disrupting classes midsemester after contract negotiations hit an impasse. (chicagotribune.com)
- Four unions representing metalworkers at Mulhouse and Peugeot's plant in nearby Sochaux went on strike Sept. 5 to force the company into negotiations over a pay plan to take effect Oct. 1. (nytimes.com)
- SOUNDBITE: Mechtild Middek, Verdi Union representative, saying (English): "The ball is in Amazon's court: they could signal that they want to take up wage negotiations and then we would obviously end the strike. (reuters.com)
- The striking employees are represented by the National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW), which began negotiations about 18 months ago on its first labor contract with Kaiser facilities in Los Angeles, San Diego and other locations. (ibtimes.com)
- Lightning Strike and Electric Shock Survivors, International, (LSESSI) is a support group for survivors of lightning and electrical injury, their friends and families. (weather.gov)
- But the odds of being struck by lightning in a given year are only around 1 in 500,000. (cdc.gov)
- Lightning strikes often occur in the afternoon. (cdc.gov)
- Lightning most often strikes people who work outside or engage in outdoor recreational activities. (cdc.gov)
- More than a third of lightning strike deaths occur on farms. (cdc.gov)
- Construction and material handling such as loading and unloading are two of the most common work-related activities where lightning strikes occur. (cdc.gov)
- The majority of work-related lightning strikes occur in Florida and Texas, two states where seasonal lightning deaths and injuries are high. (cdc.gov)
- It's not unusual for the Plymouth, Mass., Fire Department to get a call about a lightning strike. (go.com)
- Everyone knows that a direct lightning strike can result in serious injury, even death. (go.com)
- But the catastrophic consequences of an indirect lightning strike are not as well known. (go.com)
- Indirect lightning is defined as lightning that strikes one place but "induces consequences remotely" said Richard Kithil of the National Lighting Safety Institute, a Denver-based group. (go.com)
- Random, unpredictable and arbitrary" are the hallmarks of a lightning strike, according to Kithil, who has spent years educating the public on the dangers of lightning strikes. (go.com)
- Kithil said statistics show that lightning is the number two storm killer in the United States, right behind floods, and it's 2,000 times more likely that indirect lightning will cause some "mischief" rather than a direct strike, Kithil said. (go.com)
- A relatively common occurrence is when lightning strikes a power line, gets into the electrical system and a body becomes part of the electrical current path as the current runs through the house along a telephone line or a computer wire. (go.com)
- And, while most people survive, the physical consequences of an indirect lightning strike can be devastating. (go.com)
- Dr. Robert Riviello, a surgeon in Boston's Brigham and Women's trauma, burn and critical care unit, said he has seen a handful of patients over the years who have been victims of indirect lightning strikes and they often have cardiac and neurological issues. (go.com)
- Lightning strikes most often between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. (go.com)
- Some of the Sutter centers affected by the strike include Alta Bates Summit Medical Center in Oakland and Berkeley, Mills-Peninsula centers in San Mateo and Burlingame, Sutter Solano Medical Center in Vallejo and Sutter Delta in Antioch. (commondreams.org)
- Over those centuries, modern Europe and North America, the two centers of the Industrial Revolution, experienced nothing like the Thera eruption of the Minoan era - or, for that matter, anything akin to the double whammy of the 9.0 earthquake and 50-foot-high tsunami that struck Japan on March 11th. (truthout.org)
- The non-binding arbitration was required by state law because of the union's eight-day strike in January. (philly.com)
- The United Mine Workers called a nationwide coal strike for 12:01 a.m. today amid new predictions that the country can do without the union's labors for most of the winter. (washingtonpost.com)
- Miller has said privately that a strike could last three months or more, although an immediate cutoff of health benefits and planned reduction in pensions - ordered because the near-bankruptcy of the union's benefit funds - raises doubts about the union's ability to withstand a long walkout. (washingtonpost.com)
- In his statement, Miller took a hard line about the union's bargaining demands: "I serve notice right now that the longer this strike lasts, the less likely it will be that we will reduce these demands. (washingtonpost.com)
- With the BART transit system on strike, people line up along the Embarcadero near the Ferry Building to catch a ferry to Oakland, Calif., during the afternoon commute Monday, Oct. 21, 2013, in San Francisco. (yahoo.com)
- Stricken may refer to: "Stricken" (song), a 2005 song by Disturbed Stricken (2010 film), a 2010 American film directed by Matthew Sconce Stricken (2009 film), a 2009 Dutch drama film "Stricken", when a warship's name is removed from a country's Navy List This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title Stricken. (wikipedia.org)
- In the 1980s, several strikes were defeated when employers hired permanent replacement workers. (encyclopedia.com)
- There were several strikes involving the workers of the Putilov Mill over the years with the first one taking place in 1905, yet this particular strike in 1917 is considered the catalyst which sparked the February Revolution . (wikipedia.org)
- Mental health workers at Kaiser said they're striking over proposed cuts to their health and retirement benefits, and what they described as exceptionally long wait times for patients to receive individual psychiatric care. (commondreams.org)
- That would help cut the public sector wage bill to 12.5% of gross domestic product in 2020 from 15.5% now - one of the world's highest levels according to the IMF, which struck a $2.8bn loan deal with Tunisia in December 2016. (gulf-times.com)
- These convictions apparently did not chill further labor strikes in Philadelphia. (encyclopedia.com)
- In an "organizing strike," union workers seek an employer's recognition of the union as the representative of the workers. (encyclopedia.com)
- Historically, many of the earliest (1850-1900) and most violent strikes in the United States were "organizing strikes," waged primarily to obtain union recognition. (encyclopedia.com)
- Update: 6:30 p.m. Saturday: IATSE union and Kimmel Center leaders have agreed to a deal that puts the strike of Kimmel workers on the back burner for at least a week. (philly.com)
- We know it's a strike because Kimmel Center president Anne Ewers says it's one, and the union representing stagehands, ushers, box office and wardrobe staff says it is. (philly.com)
- Both sides described last week's negotiating session as unproductive, and the next session, scheduled for June 12, will be canceled if the union is on strike, board President Ritchie Webb has said. (philly.com)
- Miller accused the Bituminous Coal Operators Association, the industry's bargaining arm, of "trying to break this union" and said the strike will bring "hardships and human tragedy. (washingtonpost.com)
- Striking workers halted production today at the Peugeot S.A. auto plant as management and union members appeared to harden their positions in the two-week pay dispute. (nytimes.com)
- He said that after next week's strike the union will review its strategy, and plan how to escalate its industrial action. (rte.ie)
- The 800 clerks represented by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union had been on strike against the Los Angeles/Long Beach Harbor Employers Association, which represents management for the shipping lines and cargo terminals. (cnn.com)
- Rail, bus and air traffic stopped yesterday in Tunisia and street protests drew thousands as the huge UGTT union staged a one-day nationwide strike to challenge the government's refusal to raise the salaries of 670,000 public servants. (gulf-times.com)
- German pilots working for Ryanair have overwhelmingly voted to strike as they push for collective labor agreements at Europe's largest low-cost carrier, their union said on Monday, adding to Ryanair's recent strike woes. (japantimes.co.jp)
- Three teaching unions joined members of the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) union in striking. (bbc.co.uk)
- The U.S. Geological Survey says the 7.3 magnitude quake struck Sunday night, about 165 kilometers east of the North Sulawesi provincial capital, Minado. (voanews.com)
- The epicenter of the quake-a powerful aftershock of the March 11 tremor-was about 41 miles off the coast of Sendai, which absorbed much of the destruction of the first strike. (thedailybeast.com)
- The quake struck about 16 miles from the coast of Miyagi prefecture, but was smaller than the 9.0-magnitude tremor that caused the massive tsunami. (thedailybeast.com)
- The prospect of such massive protests has prompted some commentators to draw parallels with the biggest transport strike in recent memory - a crippling walkout of 1995 that forced the government to scrap plans to reform the special regimes. (reuters.com)
- Syphilis Strikes Back is a campaign devoted exclusively to promoting the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of syphilis. (cdc.gov)
- The Syphilis Strikes Back campaign aims to raise awareness about syphilis, help healthcare providers protect their patients, and empower people to take charge of their health. (cdc.gov)
- I had so much fun playing Infinium Strike that I don't think I could go back and play any other tower defense game. (steampowered.com)
- An unlikely alliance between two crack special agents fuels the breakneck action and heart-pounding suspense of Season 1 of 'Strike Back'--the first-ever scripted prime-time drama series from Cinemax. (apple.com)
- Quantitative genetics strikes back! (scienceblogs.com)
- STRIKE AT THE HEART Colonel John Harris, U.S. Army Special Forces, goes back in time to retrieve his lost men. (authorhouse.com)
- A strike is an organized collective work stoppage undertaken by employees to pressure their employer or employers into meeting their demands. (encyclopedia.com)
- Strikes are called only when the demands or claims of labor remain unresolved in the collective bargaining process and in grievance procedures. (encyclopedia.com)
- When the company refused to meet these demands, the workers went on strike in November 1928. (encyclopedia.com)
- The February strike included specific demands such as controlling rising diesel costs and implementing minimum freight rates, concerns organizers still do not believe have been met. (voanews.com)
- If we had a list of demands, the government is always open to dialogue, but this is a strike with a sole purpose of wearing down the government,' Rousseff's spokesman, Edinho Silva, said. (voanews.com)
- Adding to their ranks were more than 1,300 striking healthcare employees at other Kaiser facilities, including mental health therapists, audiologists, dietitians, social workers and speech pathologists. (ibtimes.com)
- Three cancer-stricken Nebraska farmers and an agronomist are suing Monsanto, alleging that the company misled consumers about the safety of Roundup, the most widely used herbicide around the globe. (foxnews.com)
- 17 December 2013 , Capiz , Philippines / Rome - One month after Typhoon Haiyan struck a devastating blow to the Philippines, farmers who lost essential crops and supplies are receiving the first wave of emergency seeds, restoring hope for a productive planting season and much-needed food for the coming year. (fao.org)
- Officials from the hospitals affected by the strikes said they will continue to provide care by hiring replacement workers and rescheduling elective procedures. (commondreams.org)
- The letter carriers, who have adopted the tactic of rotating strikes partly because they do not have a strike fund, appeared to win one round over the weekend when postal management officials, clearly concerned about the fisticuffs and sabotage, called for a federal mediator and agreed to end the experiment of hiring replacement workers to help deliver the 25 million pieces of mail handled each day nationally. (washingtonpost.com)
- Brazil's main trucking unions are not participating in the strike. (voanews.com)
- A Kimmel administrator said the box office personnel would join the strike at noon, but they didn't. (philly.com)
- Although the possibility of striking enhances the bargaining power of unions, strikes are a tool of last resort for workers. (encyclopedia.com)
- By direction of the Governor, every company commander was telegraphed orders to keep in touch with the telegraph office in view of the possibility of call to strike duty. (michigan.gov)
- Another term for a strike stream, which parallels the structural grain, is a longitudinal stream. (britannica.com)
- South African Airways (SAA) has canceled flights scheduled for Friday and Saturday because of a pending strike by a majority of employees over a wage dispute and the state-run carrier's plans to cut jobs. (japantimes.co.jp)
- Asked about the possible options for escalation, including 24- hour stoppages or an all-out strike, Mr Hughes said they were not ruling anything out. (rte.ie)
- From 1960 to 1980, strikes by government employees gave rise to legislation and executive orders that continue to govern public sector strikes. (encyclopedia.com)
- Strikes are only causing inconvenience to the public. (hindustantimes.com)
- A plume of smoke rises in a sky after an air strike in Tripoli on May 27, when Group of Eight countries increased public pressure on Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi to step down. (rferl.org)
- France reeled under a crippling public transport strike for a 10th day Saturday aimed at forcing the government to scrap a pension revamp, as fears grew of travel mayhem during Christmas. (japantimes.co.jp)
- Ranks-and-file miners, he said, are "ready to take on this strike and stick it out until we win it. (washingtonpost.com)
- A strike differs from a lockout, which is a cessation of work that occurs when an employer precludes employees from taking up their work posts. (encyclopedia.com)
- Frustrated bay area commuters started the work week Monday facing gridlocked roadways and long lines for buses and ferries as a major transit strike entered its fourth day, increasing pressure on negotiators to reach a deal that resumes train service. (yahoo.com)
- The suits allege that McDonald's has forced employees to work off the clock, not paid them overtime and struck hours off their time cards. (cnn.com)
- A WGA strike could have a fast and severe effect on post-production houses, especially those that get the bulk of their work from television. (variety.com)
- If (a strike) happened tomorrow, we've got about another month's work to air, shows that are in the can. (variety.com)
- I'm scheduled to work on Friday and I'm not on strike on Friday. (commondreams.org)
- Tens of thousands of truckers, railroad, warehouse and other support workers were also temporarily out of work because the strike has stopped the flow of goods they normally handle. (cnn.com)
- The 74 members of the hospital's Local 5109 who chose to strike had already won higher pay, but held out against the hospital's insistence that they work in areas other than their specialty and resistance to guaranteed amounts of work each week. (angelfire.com)
- Strike Zone has been an extremely successful way for boys and girls in the St. Louis area to learn the sport of water polo. (google.com)
- The Governor, by telegraph, directed General Abbey to offer the services of the Governor as mediator in settling the strike, but this offer was refused. (michigan.gov)
- Featuring state of the art graphics, all new sounds, and introducing physics, Counter-Strike: Source is a must-have for every action gamer. (steampowered.com)
- Indiana University of Pennsylvania students walk the picket lines with their teachers during a strike by the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University and Faculties (APSCUF) on their campus in Indiana, Pa. (chicagotribune.com)
- State rail operator SNCF said it expected only 90 out of 700 high-speed intercity services to run during the strike, while one-tenth the normal number of buses and metro trains were due to be running in Paris on Wednesday. (reuters.com)
- He hastened, therefore, to let the old chief know his poverty-stricken state, and how little there was to be expected from him. (thefreedictionary.com)
- During the twentieth century, most strikes were organized through labor unions. (encyclopedia.com)
- Grievance strikes" erupt when employers have failed to meet contract terms, or when employers and unions do not agree on the interpretation of a contract. (encyclopedia.com)
- this was a strike where the unions were sending a message,' he said. (angelfire.com)
- Civil servants, job centre staff and UK Border Agency employees also staged strikes over pension changes. (bbc.co.uk)