news·​wire | \ ˈnüz-ˌwī(-ə)r How to pronounce newswire (audio) , ˈnyüz-\

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The internet and newswires were awash with pictures and videos of citizens sitting on the ground being bludgeoned with batons and whipped by police officers. Evan Mawarire, Time, "Violence in Zimbabwe Is Escalating. But We Won't Stop Fighting for Our Freedoms," 23 Aug. 2019 On Tuesday, Russian newswire Interfax and the Washington Post and CNN, citing other local Russian news outlets, reported that residents in Nyonoksa were being temporarily evacuated. Ryan W. Miller, USA TODAY, "Town reportedly evacuated following Russian rocket explosion: Here's what we know now," 13 Aug. 2019 When this latest study hit the newswire, dozens of concerned Nutrition Diva listeners reached out to me for comment. Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel, Scientific American, "Should You Eat Fewer Eggs?," 29 July 2019 The newswires show her looking incredibly chic and put-together. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "Why I Love the New Kate Moss So Much Better Than the ’90s Waif," 25 Jan. 2019 One of the Russian traders, Andrey Sarafanov, also participated in the hack of the newswire systems that began in 2010, the SEC complaint says. Dave Michaels, WSJ, "Overseas Traders Face Charges for Hacking SEC’s Public Filings Site," 15 Jan. 2019 His specialized media approach — including manipulable online data feeds, a global newswire, and extensive magazine and broadcast outlets — have turned the business of business news upside down. Polina Marinova, Fortune, "18 Biographies of the Most Successful People in Business," 22 June 2018 Williams said at a Purple Purse event, according to the newswire. Breanna Edwards, The Root, "Serena Williams: Young Boys, Men Should Be Included in Conversation on Stopping Domestic Violence," 21 June 2018 On June 19th officials in the CAR’s foreign ministry told AFP, a newswire, that the diplomatic passport was a fake, possibly from a batch of passports stolen in 2014. The Economist, "Boris Becker, African diplomat," 21 June 2018

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1972, in the meaning defined above

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