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any of several human or animal diseases characterized by dark urine resulting from rapid breakdown of red blood cells

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Daylight confirmed the impression which I had felt the night before, of there being too many trees at Blackwater.
After a walk of more than half a mile, I should think, among the firs, the path took a sharp turn--the trees abruptly ceased to appear on either side of me, and I found myself standing suddenly on the margin of a vast open space, and looking down at the Blackwater lake from which the house takes its name.
Catherick's visit to Blackwater Park, and that event might lead in its turn, to something more.
If that was the case, why should she be anxious to have her visit at Blackwater Park kept a secret from him?
I wish my first day at Blackwater Park had not been associated with death, though it is only the death of a stray animal.
In a relevant development on Wednesday, the Yemeni army and popular forces killed over a dozen Blackwater militias in an attack on a military base in the province of Ta'iz.
The act will go down in history as yet another example of the high-handed disposition and ruptured credibility of the US government, given that Blackwater was under contract with the State Department.
The Times, citing an internal State Department memorandum, said the threat came just weeks before Blackwater guards shot and killed 17 civilians on September 16, 2007 in Baghdad's Nisour Square, AFP reported.
In the book, Scahill contends that Blackwater exists as a mercenary force, and argues that Blackwater's rise is a consequence of the demobilisation of the US military following the Cold War and its overextension in Iraq and Afghanistan.
News of the debate comes just after it was revealed Blackwater could be facing prosecution after it failed to remove waste from the site despite an Environment Agency enforcement notice being served A spokeswoman said: "The Environment Agency intends to take the strongest action it can for this breach of notice and the sanctions against Blackwater could involve prosecution and permit revocation.
Readers of all ages, especially the adventuresome type, are invited to enter the Blackwater Novels and return to an earlier time when children might explore a hidden grave, sleep in a tree-house, listen to the critters in the swamp, catch a fish, go to sleep by the embers of a camp fire, or blow up a toilet with a cherry bomb.
The Blackwater River is a well marked channel leading all the way to the Gulf, so it removes the navigation intimidation that new anglers can sometimes encounter when traversing the Ten Thousand Islands.
private security guard company Blackwater [previously known as Xe Services LLC and renamed into Academi in 2012].
Now, after years of facing civil lawsuits connected with a 2007 shooting by Blackwater guards in Iraq that left 17 civilians dead, the company is facing yet another legal challenge from a disgruntled sporting goods chain that shares its name.