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  • Hence, if Rae uses the word “vacation,” she is often referring to her five-day absence during winter almost two years ago.

    Curse of the Spellmans

  • At the lowest crew levels, the IMO convention mandates what is known as Basic Safety Training, which is described as a five-day course of firefighting, survival, safety and responsibility, and first aid.

    Reuters: Top News

  • In Europe, shares managed to break a five-day losing streak, helped by strength in the financial sector, though trading on London markets was halted over a systems glitch.

  • At a Wednesday night membership class—day three in the five-day series—Pastor Hammond discusses church doctrine, which includes “baptism by the Holy Spirit” as evidenced by “speaking in tongues.”

    American Grace

  • The pro teams organized a protest at the first race of the five-day Mallorca Challenge in early February in an effort to demonstrate their opposition to the ban in what was one of the first top-level European events of the year.

    Omloop radio protest averted, riders, teams promise to carry protest to other races

  • The 116km circuit course around Palma de Mallorca opens the five-day Mallorca Challenge, the traditional opener to the Spanish racing calendar.

    Euro racing this week: Bessèges, Etruschi and Spain’s season opener

  • "I declare open the 4th United Nations conference on the least developed countries," said Turkish President Abdullah Gul as he opened the five-day meeting.

    Turkey Hosts UN Summit on World's Least Developing Nations

  • One thing I do like about the idea of five-day delivery is that six-day delivery seemed like an odd form of established Christianity.

    Matthew Yglesias » By Request: Five Days of Mail

  • There was a cage with a tiny, tiny five-day old squirrel monkey in it with a cruel chain around its waist cutting into its body.

    Jay Weston: Do Monkeys Make Good Pets?

  • The unions are also demanding improved pension schemes for bank staff and a five-day working week with defined working hours for bank officers.

    India Bank Employees to Strike

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