clevis clevis

Definition(s):

  • (n) a coupler shaped like the letter U with holes through each end so a bolt or pin can pass through the holes to complete the coupling; used to attach a drawbar to a plow or wagon or trailer etc.

News

  1. FBI tracked radical American cleric al-Awlaki to controversial Pentagon luncheon, documents show

    The FBI’s elite surveillance unit tracked the radical American cleric Anwar al-Awlaki to the Pentagon entrance for his controversial luncheon speech to senior Defense Department officials on February 5, 2002, according to newly declassified documents obtained through a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit.
    on September 13, 2013     Source: Fox News

  2. Former CIA member asks for pardon in Italian kidnapping

    WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- A former U.S. CIA station chief in Italy has reached out to the Italian president seeking to be pardoned for his role in the kidnapping of a Muslim cleric.
    on September 13, 2013     Source: UPI

  3. Ex-CIA official seeks pardon in Italy over rendition

    By Steve Scherer ROME (Reuters) - Former CIA Milan station chief Robert Seldon Lady has asked Italy's president to pardon him for kidnapping an Egyptian Muslim cleric under the U.S. "extraordinary rendition" program for which he was sentenced to nine years in prison. Lady was among 23 Americans convicted for snatching Hassan Mustafa Osama Nasr from a street in Milan in 2003 and whisking him away ...
    on September 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

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