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International News Archive - February 04, 2011

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A senior official said Friday that Iran should investigate claims that the Stuxnet computer virus has caused major harm to its first nuclear power station.

Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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