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2011-08-02 07:03:00

Some cards have hidden fees that cost consumers minutes WASHINGTON, Aug 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When it comes to prepaid telephone cards, every minute counts. That's why the federal government is always taking steps to ensure that the companies that sell them provide the minutes promised and clearly disclose any hidden fees that might decrease the number of minutes available for calls. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently took legal action against Millennium Telecard...

2010-06-21 14:00:00

Early Hominid Skeleton Confirms Human-Like Walking is Ancient CLEVELAND, June 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Meet "Lucy's" great-grandfather. Scientists from The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Kent State University, Case Western Reserve University, Addis Ababa University and Berkeley Geochronology Center were part of an international team that discovered and analyzed a 3.6 million-year-old partial skeleton found in Ethiopia. The early hominid is 400,000 years older than the famous...


Word of the Day
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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