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2011-04-27 05:17:00

LONDON, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MINDS International, the global association of digital news agencies, has expanded its reach with the addition of four news agencies to its network. At a recent General Meeting in London, MINDS announced its newest members as Australian Associated Press (AAP), Danish Ritzaus Bureau, Swedish Tidningarnas Telegrambyra (TT) and the South Korean Yonhap News Agency. In addition, MINDS has also announced the appointment of Clive Marshall, CEO of the...

2006-01-10 08:14:19

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - An explosion at a shopping center in the central Dutch city of Utrecht has injured several people, news agency ANP reported on Tuesday. ANP said police could not immediately say how many people were injured, nor give any other details.

2005-10-14 07:06:26

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Gunshots were heard in The Hague on Friday during anti-terror raids by security officials, Dutch media reported. News agency ANP said it was not clear who fired the shots. At least one of seven arrests by security officials on Friday was made in The Hague, the seat of the Dutch government, ANP said.


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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