high sea


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the open seas of the world outside the territorial waters of any nation

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A definition of felonies on the high seas is evidently requisite.
1st, to all those which arise out of the laws of the United States, passed in pursuance of their just and constitutional powers of legislation; 2d, to all those which concern the execution of the provisions expressly contained in the articles of Union; 3d, to all those in which the United States are a party; 4th, to all those which involve the PEACE of the CONFEDERACY, whether they relate to the intercourse between the United States and foreign nations, or to that between the States themselves; 5th, to all those which originate on the high seas, and are of admiralty or maritime jurisdiction; and, lastly, to all those in which the State tribunals cannot be supposed to be impartial and unbiased.
Dismounting from his horse, and using him as a breastwork, he levelled his gun across his back, and, thus prepared for defence like a wary cruiser upon the high seas, he permitted himself to be approached within speaking distance.
You barn-yard tramps go hoggin' the road on the high seas with no blame consideration fer your neighbours, an' your eyes in your coffee-cups instid o' in your silly heads.
Yet Rattray's visit left its own mark on my mind; and long after he was gone I lay puzzling over the connection between a young Lancastrian, of good name, of ancient property, of great personal charm, and a crime of unparalleled atrocity committed in cold blood on the high seas.
We stripped them of what we wanted and left them to wander the high seas naked of adventure.
But you must understand that, in pursuing you over the high seas of the Pacific, the Abraham Lincoln believed itself to be chasing some powerful sea-monster, of which it was necessary to rid the ocean at any price.
The right of the grim-visaged pirate upon the high seas is exactly the same.
Snow is expected to fall on areas higher than 800 meters above sea level with active and southwesterly winds and high sea waves.
Our country's high sea fishery staples of tuna and mackerel pike belong to healthy resource categories," the statement says.
MY WEEK Punting high Sea The Stars, Sea The Stars and just for good measure Sea The Stars Punting low Making a total horlicks of Punchestown Derby watch Did Sea The Stars travel too well to be a 1m4f horse?
Therefore, fishing on the high seas continues to attract the attention of international organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and the general public, all of which have a growing interest in management of high sea resources and a general concern for overfishing.
A man died and four others were injured when a ship caught fire in the high sea, four nautical miles off Sharjah territorial waters.
Action against smugglers on the high sea won't solve this crisis alone, but it will send a message that people cannot profit from this evil trade with impunity.
As at press time, NITEL was able to localize the fault at about 12km from the SAT-3 Cable station inside the high sea and has already deployed the cable repair ship for immediate service restoration.
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