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STREAM. A current of water. The right to a water course is not a right in the fluid itself so much as a right in the current of the stream. 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1612. See River; Water Course.

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Interpol is urging the international community to conduct a coordinated effort against the stream of foreign fighters joining extremists in the Middle East, Associate Press (AP) reports.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Interpol is urging the international community to conduct a coordinated effort against the stream of foreign fighters joining extremists in the Middle East, reports said.
The popular Newcastle club with its unique spirit and shabby charm was also the cluttered home where Keith lived and breathed jazz, standing - in the words of his god-daughter Abi Lewis - "like an island against the stream of modern culture".
Director Abi Lewis told how the film will portray a man "who stands like an island against the stream of modern culture".
SWIMMING AGAINST the stream, Lucio Magri joined the Communist Party of Italy (PCI) in 1956 and rose quite rapidly through the ranks until the expulsion of his Il Manifesto group in 1970 sent him into the revolutionary left for more than a decade (an evidently painful interlude about which he says little more than that he allowed himself to be deluded by extremism).
Aircel, on the other hand, has been going against the stream.