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Entertainment News Archive - December 22, 2009

PHOENIX, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Easynews, the world's original web-based Usenet site, has partnered with Father Christmas himself to give new subscribers a free month of gigabytes if they sign up by Christmas Eve.

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent return of Aminatou Haidar to Western Sahara in southern Morocco has sparked both national and international debate as to the future of the disputed region.

Martin Garbus and Bernard Grimm Join Defense Team Legal checkmate dealt to CAIR yesterday in federal court WASHINGTON, Dec.

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The year 2009 was a turbulent one for the global economy. However, the mobile industry has weathered the storm remarkably well, as MEF's quarterly Business Confidence Index (BCI) has shown.

NEW YORK, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Policy Innovations" is the Carnegie Council's online magazine for a fairer globalization. Its most popular articles of 2009 point to key themes: ethics and economics, foreign policy fault lines, and "low-hanging fruit" for clean energy and climate.

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BNA Books, a division of specialized news and information publisher BNA, announced today the publication of the 2009 Supplement to International Labor and Employment Laws, Volume II, Third Edition.

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- World renowned Tenor Anthony Kearns brought Irish holiday cheer to Washington, D.C. on Thurs., Dec. 17, 2009 at a special solo performance for members of Congress, media, and V.I.P. guests.

Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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