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WATCH, police. To watch is, properly speaking, to stand sentry and attend guard during the night time: certain officers called watchmen are appointed in most of the United States, whose duty it is to arrest all persons who are violating the law, or breaking the peace. (q.v.) Vide 1 Bl. Com. 356; 1 Chit. Cr. Law, 14, 20.

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ET, a trader sold 2,233 Weight Watchers put options with a $20 strike price expiring on Friday at the bid price of $1.
In a statement, Remulla clarified that people from their camp who were questioned by the members of the Criminal Investigation and Detection Group were volunteer poll watchers. "I had just come from a major political rally in Zapote 5, in Bacoor City, when I learned that operatives identifying themselves as members of the CIDG accosted people associated with my campaign,"Remulla said in his statement posted on his Facebook page.
In a meeting of All Punjab Watchers Association held at Qadirabad Barrage under the chairmanship of Altaf Hussain, the speakers strongly regretted that all the provinces of the country had been awarded scale No 7 but the watchers of Punjab were still given pay scale No 1 which was unfair.
The clerk's office will offer training on the rights and limitations of poll watchers at 9:30 a.m.
The poll watchers, who were armed with photos of the houses in Barangay 97, peppered voters with questions such as 'What is your address?' and 'What's the color of your gate?'
She was also on the cover of Weight Watchers' January magazine.
Sales of air purifiers in the country are expected to reach around 2 million to 2.5 million units this year, with some expecting the figure to reach as high as 3 million units, industry watchers said.
Hazel Robinson is leader of five Weight Watchers groups in Stockton and Ingleby Barwick.
(Reuters) - Media mogul Oprah Winfrey sold a portion of her holdings in Weight Watchers International Inc, the former talk show host's production company Harpo Inc said on Tuesday.
Participating in a Weight Watchers program for one year helps keep more weight off than taking part in a three-month program or using self-help materials, according to a study published May 3,2017 in The Lancet.
NEW ORLEANS -- Overweight and obese patients with inadequately controlled type 2 diabetes have a new evidence-based treatment option in the form of the standard commercial Weight Watchers program enhanced by telephone and email consultations with a certified diabetes educator.
"Help Me Stop Crooked Hillary From Rigging This Election!" pleads a volunteer sign-up form for poll watchers on the real estate mogul's website.