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2009-10-01 09:35:00

Sassou-Nguesso: 'Our Forests Have International Usefulness, Climate Change Biggest Challenge Humanity Ever Confronted' WASHINGTON, Oct.

2009-08-21 09:45:50

In a study published in the most recent issue of the journal Sociological Inquiry, sociologists from four major research institutions focus on one of the most curious aspects of the 2004 presidential election: the strength and resilience of the belief among many Americans that Saddam Hussein was linked to the terrorist attacks of 9/11.

2009-08-20 17:04:00

WICHITA, Kan., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- In honor of Pope Benedict XVI's declaration of the "Year of the Priest," Fireside Catholic Publishing will be giving away a free trip to Rome for a U.S.

2009-06-29 09:00:00

US President Barack Obama announced his resistance to a clause in the clean energy bill that would fine countries that ignore limits on global warming pollution.

2009-06-29 07:25:00

CAPE MAY, N.J., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The Queen Victoria(R) Bed and Breakfast was just awarded the "Traveler's Choice Award for Romance" by iLoveInns.com. This is the first year for this new annual award.

2009-06-29 07:04:18

Global markets started the week split Monday with Asian indexes pointed down and European indexes climbing in midday trading. After a week in which the Dow Jones industrial average slid for the second consecutive week, the Nikkei average in Japan dropped 0.95 percent, while the Hang Seng index in Hong Kong fell 0.39 percent.

2009-06-11 16:45:00

If you're going to miss the last day of school for a real-time civics lesson, it probably doesn't hurt to have an excuse written by the US president.

2009-05-12 07:45:00

Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin urged Japanese business leaders in Tokyo Tuesday to invest more in Russia's energy resource development.

2009-04-16 07:17:00

The Duck Stops Here! SAN RAFAEL, Calif., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- CelebriDucks, the original creator of the first-ever celebrity rubber ducks of the greatest icons of film, music, athletics and history, have now officially entered the political arena with their limited first-edition Barack Obama rubber duck.

2009-04-02 05:45:45

Asian and European markets surged Thursday as world leaders began a final day of negotiating in London on global regulations and stimulus measures. In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng index jumped 7.4 percent and closed at 14,521, boosted by a 15.3 percent rise in HSBC Holdings.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.