International News Archive - May 02, 2012
Agricultural researchers in the UK made a plea to environmental protesters on Tuesday in an attempt to dissuade them from carrying out threats to destroy experimental genetically modified (GM) wheat.
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.