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International News Archive - February 26, 2009

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Bank of England Gov Mervyn King said the size of Britain's debt had limited the size of the economic stimulus the government could provide.

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Actor William Shatner, possibly following the footsteps of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Ronald Reagan, said he might consider running for Canadian prime minister.

Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.