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International News Archive - November 09, 2010

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According to recent news reports, Japanese prosecutors seized user records from Google on Tuesday for an investigation into the leak of a video on YouTube showing a tense maritime incident that sparked controversy with China.

Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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