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2006-04-21 02:49:47

By Jonathan Cohen NEW YORK (Billboard) - In a first, Ben Harper will serve as the musical guest for an entire week's worth of "Last Call With Carson Daly." Harper will tape his performances next week in Los Angeles; they will air May 2-5 on NBC. A limited amount of tickets for the tapings can be secured via Harper's Web site (http://www.benharper.com). Meanwhile, the singer/songwriter has tacked on an 11-date October tour of France to his previously announced itinerary, which began...

2006-04-19 14:50:00

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Unless Canada's new government moves quickly to tackle global warming the country's economy and quality of life will increasingly suffer in decades to come, 90 top environmental experts told Prime Minister Stephen Harper in an open letter. Harper, whose Conservatives won the January 23 election, is openly unenthusiastic about the Kyoto accord on climate change and says there is no way Canada can meet its targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions. "We...

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2006-04-19 14:50:00

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Unless Canada's new government moves quickly to tackle global warming the country's economy and quality of life will increasingly suffer in decades to come, 90 top environmental experts told Prime Minister Stephen Harper in an open letter. Harper, whose Conservatives won the January 23 election, is openly unenthusiastic about the Kyoto accord on climate change and says there is no way Canada can meet its targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions. "We...

2006-04-19 10:40:00

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA -- Unless Canada's new government moves quickly to tackle global warming the country's economy and quality of life will increasingly suffer in decades to come, 90 top environmental experts told Prime Minister Stephen Harper in an open letter. Harper, whose Conservatives won the January 23 election, is openly unenthusiastic about the Kyoto accord on climate change and says there is no way Canada can meet its targets for cutting greenhouse gas emissions. "We urge you...

2006-02-07 11:32:42

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Any hopes new Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper might have had for a media honeymoon ended abruptly on Tuesday, when newspapers condemned two of his cabinet choices as "deplorable" and "political expediency." The cabinet, unveiled on Monday, included a political ally of Harper's who did not even run for Parliament, and a former Liberal minister who switched sides to join the Conservatives. In the run-up to the January 23 national election,...

2006-01-27 07:41:42

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister-designate Stephen Harper was briefly taken to hospital late on Thursday night after suffering an asthma attack, his spokesman said on Friday. William Stairs told Reuters that Harper had been in hospital for less than an hour before being released and returning home. Harper, 46, is due to be sworn in as prime minister on February 6.

2006-01-25 11:41:01

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush called Canada's Prime Minister-elect Stephen Harper on Wednesday to congratulate the Conservative leader over his win in a campaign which included calls for improving strained ties with Washington. Bush looks forward to working with Harper and the two leaders had a "very good conversation," White House spokesman Scott McClellan said. Harper beat Liberal Prime Minister Paul Martin in Monday's election. During the campaign Martin said...

2005-06-14 23:19:59

Previous studies have demonstrated that the brains of alcoholics are smaller, lighter and "shrunken" when compared to nonalcoholic brains. Symposium speakers at the October 2004 Congress for the International Society for Biomedical Research on Alcoholism in Mannheim, Germany reviewed what is known about the causes, consequences and clinical implications of alcohol-related brain shrinkage. Proceedings are published in the June issue of Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research. "The...


Latest Harper Reference Libraries

2012-06-14 09:30:26

Symbol: SPTE4 Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:GA, NC, SC Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class...

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2012-06-14 10:20:25

Symbol: SCGE2 Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N CAN    N Synonyms:   SCATG Scirpus atrovirens Willd. var. georgianus (Harper) Fernald Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AR, DC, DE, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MN, MO, NY, OH, PA, TX, WI, WV Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom  ...

2012-06-14 11:22:20

Symbol: RHSO Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Annual Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Native Status: L48    N Distribution: RhynchosporasolitariaHarper distribution:USA(GA) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Liliopsida –...

2012-06-14 11:38:53

Symbol: RAAE Group: Dicot Family: Ranunculaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   RAACA Ranunculus acriformis A. Gray var. aestivalis L.D. Benson   RAACA4 Ranunculus acris L. var. aestivalis (L.D. Benson) S.L. Welsh Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:UT Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom  ...

2012-06-15 04:43:57

Symbol: LYPR3 Group: Lycopod Family: Lycopodiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Subshrub Forb/herb Native Status: L48    N Synonyms:   LYALP Lycopodium alopecuroides L. var. pinnatum (Chapm.) Lloyd & Underw. ex C.A. Brown & Correll   LYINP Lycopodium inundatum L. var. pinnatum Chapm.   LYPR2 Lycopodium prostratum Harper Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:AL, AR, FL, GA, LA, MS...

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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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