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2006-02-15 04:57:52

LONDON (Reuters) - An 1842 watercolor by JMW Turner could well set a saleroom record when it goes under the hammer in June, auctioneers Christie's said on Wednesday.

2005-08-25 07:01:58

By Pilar Wolfsteller LUCERNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - Helicopters ferried food to an Alpine resort on Thursday and plucked people from roofs in the capital Berne as flood-ravaged Switzerland braced for more rain.


Word of the Day
palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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