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International News Archive - March 02, 2009

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A national survey of Canadian consumers indicates 72 percent of respondents said they believe the current recession will turn for the better in a year's time.

Signs of unrest are growing in Ukraine, as the economy edges closer collapse, various observers said. Protesters have camped out in Kiev, the nation's capital.

Word of the Day
swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.