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International News Archive - January 22, 2007

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By STEPHANIE LEVITZ NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. (CP) - The Crown says it can prove that Robert Pickton murdered six women, butchered their remains and disposed of them.

Excerpt from report by Russian Mayak radio on 22 January [Presenter] The Polish authorities have confirmed reports that they have received a formal proposal from the USA to set up missile defence bases on their territory.

Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.