• Only this week, a flurry of American businessmen turned up in Havana to nose about for opportunities in case which is unlikely the United States should soon decide to end its trade embargo on Cuba.


  • Illumina, located further south in San Diego, hopes to have a commercial version of the optical nose ready about a year later.

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  • "Traditionally, when you went to Wal-Mart, the exercise was to hold your nose for about 45 seconds while you ran around and got what you needed, " Husson says.

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  • The poles are about nose height to give the skier more contact time with the snow surface and more power.

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  • When you read how serious it was, I mean striking a girl and breaking her nose and messing about like that, we didn't realise the severity of what was happening here.

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  • And he thumbs his nose north: Asked about renewing a U.S. military base lease, he advised reporters that one for Ecuador in Miami might give Americans a similar taste of foreign boots.

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  • After that, the study subjects were quarantined for six days and given cold-virus-containing nose drops at a dose about 125 times the amount that it takes to infect cells in a laboratory.

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  • Grayson talks about hiring a "nose" to sniff the new notes.

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  • The court was told Milly had been called "big nose" and other names and was sensitive about her nostrils.

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  • Which is good news if you're paranoid about swapping germs with all the other nose-pickers passing through security.


  • For many years parking meters held no fear for Cruzians because a clown, wearing rainbow-striped pants, a wig and a big red nose would drop coins, gratis, into meters about to expire.

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  • Nixon is shown before television cameras just before he was to go on the air and tell the nation he was resigning, and he made an uncomfortable joke to journalists about the cameras catching him picking his nose.

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  • For example, one actor inquired about surgery to reduce the size of his nose (rhinoplasty).

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  • Serious about snacks, they're apt to nose into your pockets if you're slow to produce them.

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  • Anyway, now he has been issued a subpoena by the justice department to tell what he knows about the massive doping scheme run seemingly right under his nose.

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  • Prices of RNF shares moved higher by about 50% from August to February, but have nose dived since then as the higher price of natural gas has begun to finally take its toll.

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  • Calls tweeted included a woman who was bleeding from the nose after an assault in the street in Littlehampton and a report about a brother and sister assaulting each other in St Leonards.

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  • "The Fed can't wink, scratch its nose, wiggle its ears or do anything that would signal they are about to change policy from what they are doing now, " says Brian Bethune, an economics professor at Gordon College in Wenham, Mass.

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  • "It's wonderful not to have to think about glasses and the inconvenience of trying to balance them on my nose, " he said.

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  • But with his own plane in a near-vertical, nose-down dive, the pilot and his crew had little time to think about the fate of the Chinese pilot.

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  • For a recent example of volatility in China itself, just look at Baidu, which suffered a nose-bleeding 42% plunge its shares during one stretch last year on worries about new competition.

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  • Many parents don't think twice about straightening their kids' crooked teeth but stop short of fixing a crooked nose, and yet, in just the past seven years, plastic surgery performed on teens has doubled.

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  • It was quite an enjoyable bump, but outside of that one moment, and the first season of "Friends" (which I actually got a kick out of until I developed a powerful urge to swat David Schwimmer across the nose with a rolled-up newspaper), I haven't thought too much about Jennifer Aniston.

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  • The incubation period is usually about two weeks, and early symptoms are a raised temperature, cough, runny nose, and red and watery eyes.

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  • There was something different about the face of this man, a big forehead, gray hair, a flat nose, a few missing teeth, and small desperate eyes.

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  • You may or may not give a hoot about clothes, but it's hard not to celebrate the values of monumental, nose-to-the-sewing-machine hard work that stand behind the flamboyance.

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  • About half the rockets suffer some kind of catastrophic failure in the air, usually when a nose cone fails to separate properly or the parachute doesn't deploy.

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  • About 43 percent of the volunteers had signs of infection plus cold symptoms, such as a stuffy nose, cough, and sore throat.

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  • That is why, rather than reacting to each thing in front of their nose in a random fashion, CEOs derive a single abstract strategy from an analysis of all the information available about the company, the market, the suppliers, and the competitive and economic environments, organized toward a single purpose: Maximization of long-term shareholder wealth.

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  • Questions abound about I'll Have Another (12-1), who beat Creative Cause only by a nose in the Santa Anita Derby.

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