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International News Archive - May 09, 2012

Rave Drug Believed To Have Killed Dolphins

The grisly deaths of two dolphins at a Swiss theme park is shrouded in mystery and accusations as investigators attempt to determine what exactly killed Shadow and Chelmers, two of the park’s biggest aquatic attractions.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • 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.
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