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Kin

A unit of weight in Japan equivalent to 600 grams.
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Police announced that McArthur would be charged with the murder of both Esen and Kinsman, and that more charges may follow.
Asher and Kinsman applied the Leonid model to simulate meteoroid-sized particles attributed to Comet Halley's passages from as early as 1404 BC in order to identify years when meteor outbursts might have been seen on Earth.
McArthur was arrested on January 18 and charged with two counts of murder in connection with the disappearances of Kinsman and Selim Esen, two men last seen in the "Gay Village" district of Toronto.
evidently innocent inquiries after the dwelling place of his kinsman,
Concerning "My Kinsman's" rebellious activity, Hoffman points out that "although dated vaguely around 1730, [the story] is clearly a 'type' of the American Revolution" (118).
Members of the Meqdad clan, one of Lebanon's powerful Shi'ite families, said the kidnapping was retaliation for the capture of kinsman Hassan al-Meqdad by the rebel Free Syrian Army in Damascus two days ago.
NNA - 13/7/2012 - Reuters - Two U.S tourists were held hostage in the Sinai Peninsula on Friday by Bedouin tribesmen seeking the release of an imprisoned kinsman, security sources said.
A former regular customer recalled in an interview with authors Gary Kinsman and Patrizia Gentile that "we always knew that when you saw someone with a newspaper held up in front of their face ...
In this book, Kinsman (Sociology, Laurentian University) and Gentile (Women's and Gender Studies, Carleton University) argue that the real reason for violating the civil rights and freedoms of thousands of gay and lesbian Canadians was not to protect "national security." Instead, the anti-gay witch hunts were aimed at regulating sexual practices and at convincing Canadians that "deviants" were a threat to society.
The publication's gift package includes a private tour of the Glenfiddich Distillery in Dufftown, Scotland, conducted by the malt master Biran Kinsman. It will end with the lucky ones taking back home a cask of a personal vintage and a rare bottle of Glenfiddich 50 Year Old.
Peek-a-Boo: "Bagpuss;" Scottish Fold cat; Kinsman, Ohio