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2014-07-03 23:08:35

World Vitiligo Day 2014 promises to be the biggest yet, with a vast array of awareness and support events spanning the globe. Sponsored by the New York based Vitiligo Research Foundation, this years festivities will be based in Chandigarh, India. New York City, Now York (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 World Vitiligo Day day was Inaugurated in 2011 as a grassroots advocacy project to bring the plight of the approximately 100 million sufferers worldwide into the spotlight. As perhaps the world most...

2010-08-29 20:05:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to illness and under doctor's orders, Jackson Browne will not be able to perform his show in Buffalo, NY at the Shea Performing Arts Center scheduled for tomorrow night, August 30, 2010. Efforts are being made to reschedule, and at his time, his tour will resume on September 1, 2010. Refunds available at point of purchase. SOURCE Jackson Browne

2009-08-24 16:06:21

Lethal levels of the anesthesia propofol were found during an autopsy of U.S. singer Michael Jackson's body, court papers said. Jackson died June 25 of cardiac arrest at the age of 50. The official cause of his death has not been released as the circumstances remain under investigation. The Los Angeles Times said a search warrant affidavit unsealed Monday in Houston quoted Jackson's personal doctor, Conrad Murray, as telling detectives with the Los Angeles Police Department he had been...

2009-08-18 12:55:45

Pop star Michael Jackson will be interred in the Great Mausoleum, an area of Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Los Angeles closed to the public, TMZ reported. Jackson died of cardiac arrest June 25 at the age of 50. The circumstances of his death are still being studied and the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday the results of the probe are not expected to be released for at least a few more weeks while investigators determine whether there are grounds for criminal prosecution. TMZ said the place...

2009-07-28 08:44:17

Michael Jackson's personal physician told police in Los Angeles he gave Jackson Propofol the day the singer died, law enforcement sources told TMZ. Jackson died at age 50 on June 25 after suffering cardiac arrest. The exact cause of his death is still being determined. Police reportedly have interviewed Conrad Murray, Jackson's private doctor, and searched his offices during the course of their investigation into the recording artist's death. TMZ cited unnamed law enforcement sources as...

2009-07-27 19:36:06

Michael Jackson's personal physician administered a strong drug investigators think killed the U.S. pop star, a source told CNN Monday. Dr. Conrad Murray, a doctor hired by the company that was producing a series of Jackson concerts, was at the Los Angeles home where Jackson was staying when he died June 25. Citing a source close to the Jackson family that it said had knowledge of the investigation, CNN reported authorities Murray administered the drug to Jackson before the singer died. Law...

2009-07-24 11:00:15

Michael Jackson's file was viewed hundreds of times by Los Angeles County coroner's staff without authorization, officials told the Los Angeles Times. The recording artist and entertainer died June 25 at the age of 50. The cause of his death is still under investigation. The Times quoted coroner's officials as saying weaknesses in the department's computer system have been detected. Because of the flaws, Jackson's death certificate was improperly viewed, and possibly copied, and other private...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'