International News Archive - April 29, 2010
In a world-first move to reduce smoking-related deaths, government sources said that Australia would force tobacco companies to adopt plain packaging, removing all color and branding logos within two years.
Word of the Day
- The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
- An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
- Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.