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2006-12-31 09:00:00

By HAROLD HECKLE MADRID, Spain - A 67-year-old woman has given birth to twin sons in the northern city of Barcelona, a hospital official said. The woman, whose identity has not been revealed, gave birth Friday by Caesarian section, according to an official at Sant Pau hospital who spoke on condition of anonymity because of hospital policy. The mother and twins all were doing well though the newborns were both in incubators, the official said. Originally from the southern region of...

2005-08-25 09:09:48

By Marius Zaharia BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romania's top anti-discrimination body said on Thursday it had issued a stern warning to ultra-nationalist party leader Corneliu Vadim Tudor for anti-gay comments on TV. A candidate in last year's presidential election, flamboyant Vadim Tudor, known for his rhetoric against ethnic minorities, recently focused on Romania's homosexual community. "Homosexuals are an aberration of nature," he told private OTV television in late May. "They...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin