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Inc (NASDAQ: YHOO) is said to be working with Goldman Sachs (NYSE: GS) to thwart any takeover approaches.
Senator Richard Gordon said automating the May 2010 presidential elections would thwart any plans by what he described as "cheating scholars" to manipulate the results of the elections.
One drawback to the word thwart is that it is very much a journalists' phrase, one of those things that are never said by normal people but appear in newspapers quite a lot (other examples of this are "boffin", a word nobody outside newspapers ever uses to describe people in universities, and "slam", something no-one ever really does when criticising something).
Animal studies have also indicated that histone-deacetylase inhibitors might thwart the brain-cell loss characteristic of Huntington's disease (SN: 2/15/03,p.
Prisoners held at the US military detention centre at Guantanamo Bay have provided valuable intelligence about al Qaida and helped thwart terrorist attacks, theFBI said.
But had the Bush Administration known on September 1 or September 10 (as it should have, if the intelligence agencies weren't squabbling and snoring) that bin Laden and Mohammed Atta were about to attack, the President would have been justified under international law to thwart such action by use of force.
The aviation security bill passed by Congress in November of last year authorized Undersecretary of Transportation for Security John Magaw to decide if commercial aircraft should carry guns to help thwart terrorist hijackings.
And the South Americans, much like modern American drug companies, worked hard to thwart the Europeans' incursion into their lucrative market.
One food-processing technique already in place can help thwart in tentional contamination of meat, poultry, and fruits and vegetables.
But officials in India say tight security will thwart the mass-suicide bid of the Forum for the Awakening of Women.
To limit the benefit such that it cannot offset AMT would thwart this intent.