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2008-08-31 12:05:00

The BBC isn't commenting about reports that one of the British broadcaster's top executives may be heading up a division in the United States.

2008-08-22 18:00:00

By Aled Blake GIFT wrap and Christmas cracker firm International Greetings has reported bottom-line losses of pounds 12m in the past year.

2008-08-19 15:00:00

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 19, 2008) - Victoria Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:VIT) ("Victoria") and Gateway Gold Corp.

2008-08-13 06:00:00

By Jefferson Graham The Apple Store and AT&T stores soon won't be the only places you can stand in line to buy an iPhone: Best Buy, the nation's largest electronics retailer, is joining the fray. Best Buy is the first outsider retailer to win the plum iPhone prize; it will begin sales on Sept.

2008-08-07 21:00:00


2008-08-06 09:30:00

Scientists are advancing slowly toward one of the most audacious goals humans have ever set for themselves: creating artificial life.

2008-07-16 09:00:00

A startled bear - perhaps hungry for a plasma TV - broke into a Circuit City store in Colorado Springs this morning.

2008-07-13 09:00:00

By Dennis Huspeni, The Gazette, Colorado Springs, Colo. Jul. 13--Thirty-five teenage girls recently returned to the Pikes Peak region changed.

2008-07-08 18:00:00

Half Price Books, the nation's largest new and used bookstore chain, has released a compilation CD of 15 original tracks recorded by employee talent from across the country.

2008-07-08 18:00:00

By Luis Perez and Marc Beja, Newsday, Melville, N.Y. Jul.

Word of the Day
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.