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2009-10-02 16:04:04

Joe Halderman, a producer for TV's 48 Hours, pleaded innocent Friday in a New York court to charges he tried to blackmail talk show host David Letterman. Letterman told the audience at Thursday's taping of CBS's Late Show with David Letterman that he testified before a grand jury in Manhattan that a man had demanded $2 million from him for keeping silent about sexual relationships Letterman engaged in with female members of his staff. Letterman, who this year married his longtime girlfriend...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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