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2008-10-03 12:00:12

Text of report by independent German Spiegel Online website on 1 October [Interview with German Environment Minister Sigmar Gabriel by Dietmar Hawranek and Christian Schwaegerl; place and date not given: "They Shouldn't Act As if their Primary Concern Were Climate Protection"] Last week the Environment Committee of the European Parliament agreed to support a sharp measure: Beginning in 2012, and not in 2015, as originally envisioned, average CO2 emissions from new cars will be capped at...

2008-09-08 12:00:30

DENVER, COLORADO--(Marketwire - Sept. 8, 2008) - Gabriel Resources Ltd. (TSX:GBU) - Speaking today at the Denver Gold Show Conference, Gabriel CEO Alan R. Hill and CFO Richard Young will provide an update on the status of the Company's Rosia Montana Gold Project in Romania and the Company's preparations to advance the project. In Denver, Mr. Hill will tell the conference that the Company has "our building blocks in place: We have a project that meets or exceeds all Romanian and EU laws -...

2008-07-20 12:00:30

By Christian Piatt, The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo. Jul. 20--A stone tablet, 3 feet high with more than 80 lines of handwritten text, describes what some believe is a messiah who suffers, dies and rises again after three days. The relic, called "Gabriel's Revelation," portrays an apocalyptic scene as supposedly recounted by the angel Gabriel himself. Did I mention that archaeologists have dated its creation to several decades before Jesus was even born? The tablet was recovered from...

2005-10-25 07:26:53

By Steve James NEW YORK (Reuters) - He was a progressive rock star in the '70s, an MTV video icon in the '80s and a world music guru for the new millennium. He's also a record producer, songwriter, political activist and musical talent scout. A kind of multi-media artist-rebel -- with many causes. Now Peter Gabriel has a new title -- director of really big sporting extravaganzas. The world soccer body FIFA has tapped the English musician to organize the opening ceremony for next...

2005-06-27 16:49:39

By Mike Collett-White LONDON (Reuters) - He is fully behind Bob Geldof and hisLive 8 poverty awareness concerts, but musician Peter Gabrielbelieves African acts have been sidelined in the rush to securethe biggest names in rock. Former Genesis star Gabriel is holding a concert on July 2for African artists to coincide with the eight main gigs Geldofhas lined up across the globe to pressure world leaders intodoing more to alleviate poverty, especially in Africa. Geldof has had to answer...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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