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2006-04-20 15:35:39

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York has upheld a ruling that Dan Brown did not copy elements of another writer's work in his bestseller, "The Da Vinci Code," his publisher said on Thursday. It was another legal victory for Brown after a high-profile case in London this month where a British court rejected charges he plagiarized another book, "The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail," by Michael Baigent and Richard Leigh. In the New York case, author Lewis...

2006-04-20 10:32:12

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York has upheld a ruling that Dan Brown did not copy elements of another writer's work in his bestseller, "The Da Vinci Code," his publisher said on Thursday. It was another legal victory for Brown after a high-profile case in London this month where a British court rejected charges he plagiarized another book, "The Holy Blood and the Holy Grail," by Michael Baigent and Richard Leigh. In the New York case, author Lewis...

2006-04-15 01:42:39

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Michael Redd had 23 points as the Milwaukee Bucks kept their playoff hopes on track with a 97-80 rout on Friday of the distracted New York Knicks, who were without coach Larry Brown on the bench. While the Bucks were firmly focused on positioning themselves for a playoff run, the Knicks thoughts were on Brown, who left Thursday's game against the Cleveland Cavaliers on a stretcher after complaining of stomach problems. The 65-year-old Knicks coach was...

2005-10-20 07:17:17

By Joanne Morrison WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A New Year's resolution a few years ago drove U.S. government litigator Warren Brown to trade the courtroom for the kitchen, reinventing his career and grabbing attention across the United States as the guy who can really bake cakes. After less than two years into his legal career and armed with credit cards, a $125,000 small business loan and no formal culinary training, Brown, 35, founded his bakery, CakeLove, in a trendy part of the U.S....

2005-10-20 07:30:02

By Joanne Morrison WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A New Year's resolution a few years ago drove U.S. government litigator Warren Brown to trade the courtroom for the kitchen, reinventing his career and grabbing attention across the United States as the guy who can really bake cakes. After less than two years into his legal career and armed with credit cards, a $125,000 small business loan and no formal culinary training, Brown, 35, founded his bakery, CakeLove, in a trendy part of the U.S....

2005-09-09 02:44:45

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top U.S. disaster official Michael Brown, under fire over the federal response to Hurricane Katrina, cited prior emergency-management experience in an official biography but his duties were "more like an intern," Time magazine reported. Brown's biography on the Federal Emergency Management Agency Web site says he had once served as an "assistant city manager with emergency services oversight," and a White House news release in 2001 said Brown had worked for the...


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2008-07-14 17:05:35

The Brown-breasted Bulbul (Pycnonotus xanthorrhous), is a species of songbird in the Pycnonotidae family. It is found in China, Hong Kong, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. Photo Copyright and Credit

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2006-12-12 14:00:13

The Brown-throated Three-toed Sloth, Bradypus variegatus, is a species of sloth from Central and South America. It is the most widespread and common species of the group. It is found in many different kinds of environments, including evergreen and dry forests. Also, in highly unsettled natural areas. It is a solitary, nocturnal and daily animal, feeding on leaves of many species of trees. The female of the species is known to emit a loud shrill, during the mating season to attract...

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2006-11-06 13:02:43

The Brown-headed Cowbird, Molothrus ater, is a small bird of the Icteridae family. They are residents to open and semi-open country across most of North America. They are permanent residents in the southern parts of their range. Northern birds migrate to the southern United States and Mexico. At one time, the Brown-headed Cowbird followed the bison herds across the prairies. Their numbers expanded with the clearing of forested areas and the introduction of new grazing animals by settlers...

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2004-10-19 04:45:40

Brown Dwarf -- Brown dwarfs are a special type of low-mass star (approximately 13-70 Jupiter masses) that do not have nuclear fusion occurring in their cores during their time on the main sequence. Early in their development most brown dwarf stars do have lithium fusion in their cores, and a lack of lithium is a test for low-mass objects that are suspected of being brown dwarfs. Many brown dwarfs continue to glow in the red and infrared after their lithium is exhausted. This glow is...

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