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2011-08-11 04:00:00

FALL RIVER, Mass., Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- President Franklin Roosevelt called it "a date which will live in infamy." It is arguably the pivotal episode in the trajectory of World War II. But with the passage of time and passing of the war's veterans, the memory of what happened at Pearl Harbor and how it changed the course of world events may be fading. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110811/NE49832) As the country marks the 70th anniversary of the Pearl Harbor...

2010-02-05 20:16:00

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Pictures announced breaking news about two of its upcoming event films based on popular Hasbro brands, Stretch Armstrong and Battleship. The announcements were made today by Universal Pictures Chairman Adam Fogelson and Co-Chairman Donna Langley. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060316/LATH064LOGO) Taylor Lautner (the Twilight saga) will play the title character in the upcoming 3-D superhero adventure Stretch...

2010-01-30 19:25:00

PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii, Jan. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaii Governor Linda Lingle and Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard commander Capt. Gregory R. Thomas today joined the Battleship Missouri Memorial in saluting its volunteers and supporters as the historic ship fully reopened to visitation following a multimillion-dollar drydocking project. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100130/LA46832-a ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100130/LA46832-b ) An ukulele band from the Big...

2005-12-19 21:36:51

By Julian Ryall TOKYO (Hollywood Reporter) - Six decades after being sunk by American warplanes, the Imperial Japanese Navy battleship Yamato has just re-created her final journey on cinema screens across Japan. And while the producer's target of 10 million viewers for "Yamato: The Last Battle" is ambitious, an even harder task might be in convincing audiences across the rest of Asia that it is not a work of at least implicit nationalism. "I want this to be more than just a...


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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