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2008-08-29 12:00:58

By Dusty Saunders Sam's No. 3 regularly offers traditional hearty breakfast fare like bacon, eggs and pancakes. But this week's menu also contains a saucy side dish designed for customers - and TV viewers - who have hearty political appetites. Morning Joe, MSNBC's rising- in-popularity early-weekday talk show, has been broadcasting live from the popular diner at 15th and Curtis streets. Obviously, Sam's No. 3 is not a soundproof TV studio. Joe Scarborough and co-hosts Mika Brzezinski...

2005-07-21 18:02:53

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A study of meteorites chipped off the surface of Mars suggests the planet has been frozen for 4 billion years and probably never had the warm wet conditions that could have given rise to life, two researchers said on Thursday. Their study of two meteorites that fell to Earth suggests they were never in warm conditions. The report, published in the journal Science, contradicts theories the now-frozen planet may once have been warm enough for life to have arisen....

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2005-07-21 17:43:15

PASADENA, Calif. -- The current mean temperature on the equator of Mars is a blustery 69 degrees below zero Fahrenheit. Scientists have long thought that the Red Planet was once temperate enough for water to have existed on the surface, and for life to possibly have evolved. But a new study by Caltech and MIT scientists gives this idea the cold shoulder. In the July 22 issue of the journal Science, Caltech graduate student David Shuster and MIT assistant professor Benjamin Weiss (formerly a...


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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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