International News Archive - April 29, 2009


In an attempt to crack down on digital piracy, lawmakers in France are set to deliberate Wednesday on an updated version of a controversial bill that would shut off Internet accounts of illegal downloaders.

Word of the Day
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.