International News Archive - August 27, 2009
Japan's jobless rate rose to a record high 5.7 percent in July despite recent signs of economic recovery, the government said Friday.
Word of the Day
- An evil spirit; a devil.
- A nightmare.
- In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'