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2009-05-23 23:01:39

Robert F. Furchgott, whose research earned him a share of a Nobel Prize and helped lead to the anti-impotency drug Viagra, has died, a daughter said. Susan Furchgott said her father died Tuesday in Seattle, The Ledger in Lakeland, Fla., reported Saturday.

2009-02-19 15:38:00

Julianne Hough, Toby Keith, Reba McEntire, Kellie Pickler, LeAnn Rimes, George Strait, Montgomery Gentry, Rascal Flatts & More Participate In 'The Week Vegas Goes Country' ENCINO, Calif., Feb.

2006-08-30 08:55:32

By Karin Strohecker VIENNA (Reuters) - A colleague of the man who held Natascha Kampusch captive for eight years in a cell under his garage said on Wednesday he met the Austrian woman during her ordeal and she had looked happy.

2006-08-28 07:19:59

By Alexandra Zawadil VIENNA (Reuters) - An Austrian girl traumatized by an eight-year kidnap ordeal said in her first public statement on Monday that she had refused her captor's demand to call him "master," yet mourned his suicide after her escape.

2006-08-26 18:08:47

By Mark Heinrich VIENNA (Reuters) - An Austrian girl held captive in a windowless cell for eight years before escaping said she had "sexual contact" with her kidnapper, police said on Saturday.

2006-08-26 14:57:50

By Mark Heinrich VIENNA (Reuters) - An Austrian girl held captive for eight years before she escaped told investigators she had "sexual contact" with her kidnapper, police said on Saturday.

2006-08-25 21:26:23

By Angelika Gruber STRASSHOF, Austria (Reuters) - Wolfgang Priklopil built the underground prison where he held Natascha Kampush captive a long time before he abducted the 10-year-old, a neighbor recalled on Friday.

2006-08-25 13:44:07

By Alexandra Zawadil VIENNA (Reuters) - Austrian police said on Friday they were searching for possible accomplices of a kidnapper who held a young girl in a tiny room under his garage for eight years until her dramatic escape this week.


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bawbee
  • A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
  • (in plural) Money; cash.
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