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2006-04-26 14:02:06

By Bob Tourtellotte LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - It is a mission that, for now, seems not so impossible in Hollywood. The summer movie season swings into action on May 5 when "Mission: Impossible III" starring Tom Cruise lands in theaters with one goal: revitalize the box office after a dismal 2005 season in which attendance and ticket sales fell dramatically. The season, which lasts roughly four months starting the first weekend in May, earns movie studios as much as 40 percent of...

2006-04-26 09:55:00

PARIS -- Will Tom Cruise stay or will he go? The Hollywood actor has kept reporters guessing, announcing on Monday he would cut short a European promotion tour for his new film to spend time with his newborn baby only to say hours later he would continue his trip to London and Paris. But Cruise left dozens of camera teams, reporters and photographers waiting in vain for him at Paris' Ritz hotel on Wednesday, where he was supposed to give a press conference to promote his latest blockbuster...

2006-04-25 20:50:38

LONDON (Reuters) - Tom Cruise put off seeing his newborn daughter to attend the British premiere of his new action film, "Mission: Impossible III," on Tuesday. The Hollywood actor had been due to return to the United States to see his bride-to-be Katie Holmes and baby Suri, but decided instead to stay in Europe for a publicity tour. Wearing a black suit and shirt and dark glasses, he made one of his customary extended walkabouts in London's Leicester Square. He posed for pictures,...

2006-04-25 18:03:05

LONDON (Reuters) - Tom Cruise put off seeing his newborn daughter to attend the British premiere of his new action film, "Mission: Impossible III," on Tuesday. The Hollywood actor had been due to return to the United States to see his bride-to-be Katie Holmes and baby Suri, but decided instead to stay in Europe for a publicity tour. Wearing a black suit and shirt and dark glasses, he made one of his customary extended walkabouts in London's Leicester Square. He posed for pictures,...

2006-04-24 10:37:53

By Phil Stewart ROME (Reuters) - Tom Cruise was in Rome to promote his latest film on Monday, but his main mission was to rush back home to his bride-to-be, actress Katie Holmes, and their baby daughter and resume diaper duties. The 43-year-old actor told a news conference in Rome ahead of the world premiere of "Mission: Impossible III" that he would cut short a European promotional tour that also includes Paris, where he and Holmes were engaged 10 months ago. "It was everything...

2006-04-24 09:45:51

By Phil Stewart ROME (Reuters) - Tom Cruise was in Rome to promote his latest blockbuster on Monday, but his main mission was to rush back home to his bride-to-be Katie Holmes and baby daughter and resume diaper duties. The 43-year-old told a news conference in Rome ahead of the world premiere of "Mission: Impossible III" that he would cut short his European promotional tour, which also takes in Paris where he and Holmes were engaged 10 months ago. "It was everything that we wanted...

2006-04-24 08:21:54

ROME (Reuters) - Movie star Tom Cruise was in Rome to promote his latest blockbuster on Monday, but his main mission was to rush back home to his bride-to-be Katie Holmes and baby daughter and resume diaper duties. The 43-year-old told a news conference in Rome ahead of the world premiere of "Mission: Impossible III" that he would cut short the European promotional tour, which was also to have taken in Paris where he and Holmes were engaged 10 months ago. "It was everything that we...

2006-04-22 22:26:11

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - It may have been a silent birth but that did not stop actor Tom Cruise from talking about how happy he and fianc©e Katie Holmes were over the arrival of their daughter Suri earlier this week. Cruise told ABC News on Friday night that Suri was beautiful and that the birth was all the couple had hoped. "It was everything that we wanted it to be. It was spiritual. It was powerful. It was indescribable. What words can you use? It's still something that I'm...

2006-04-19 02:46:40

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Ten months after her whirlwind engagement to movie star Tom Cruise, actress Katie Holmes gave birth on Tuesday to the couple's first child, a girl they named Suri, their spokesman said. Mother and daughter, who weighed in at 7 pounds, 7 ounces (3.4 kg) and measured 20 inches at birth, were both "doing well," Cruise's publicist, Paul Bloch, said in a statement. The name Suri has its origins in Hebrew, meaning "princess," or Persian, meaning...

2006-04-18 19:35:00

By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Ten months after her whirlwind engagement to movie star Tom Cruise, actress Katie Holmes gave birth on Tuesday to the couple's first child, a girl they named Suri, their spokesman said. Mother and daughter, who weighed in at 7 pounds, 7 ounces (3.4 kg) and measured 20 inches at birth, were both "doing well," Cruise's publicist, Paul Bloch, said in a statement. The name Suri has its origins in Hebrew, meaning "princess," or Persian, meaning "red rose,"...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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