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International News Archive - January 14, 2013

Air Pollution In Beijing Reaches Record Highs

Chinese government officials warned that residents of Beijing should remain indoors on Sunday as the city’s notoriously poor quality air reached levels that far exceeded those deemed safe by health experts.

Word of the Day
drawcansir
  • A blustering, bullying fellow; a pot-valiant braggart; a bully.
This word is named for Draw-Can-Sir, a character in George Villiers' 17th century play The Rehearsal.
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