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2008-11-07 15:00:13

Film star Michelle Monaghan has given birth to a baby girl in Los Angeles, her representative confirmed Friday. Monaghan's movie credits include "Eagle Eye,""Made of Honor,""Mission Impossible III" and "Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang." Her daughter Willow Katherine White was born Wednesday, "Entertainment Tonight" reported. "The proud parents are overcome with joy," Monaghan's publicist told "ET." Willow is the first child for Monaghan and her husband, graphic artist Peter White. The couple has...

2008-10-08 18:00:21

Dominic Monaghan and Freddy Rodriguez have signed on to headline Swiss writer-director Barthelemy Grossmann's futuristic horror thriller "Fortuna." Monaghan has starred in the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy and the TV series "Lost," while Rodriguez was a former ensemble player on "Six Feet Under" who has since been seen in the movies "Grindhouse,""Lady in the Water" and "Bottle Shock." The Hollywood Reporter said "Fortuna" is set in 2100 and focuses on an Earth where "a collapsed economy and...

2008-09-26 18:00:36

By MATT SOERGEL Eagle Eye contains nuggets of a tolerably paranoid story, but they're smothered by hyperactivity, implausibility and a chicken- out ending that's an example of Hollywood cowardice of the worst kind. It has distractions enough to keep you mildly entertained, the requisite plot twists and topical issues and big action scenes. But it never once makes you believe it, even by the rather flexible standards of the megaplex thriller. You may be a sucker for innocent-...

2008-07-03 09:00:58

By Brian Hutton With the price of gold surging in the present economic uncertainties, the exploration company says the deposits could be worth as much as pound(s)570m (pound(s)450m). Conroy Diamonds and Gold, the company behind the discovery, has issued a formal announcement to the London Stock Exchange that the area outside Clontibret, Co Monaghan, close to the Irish border, has more than one million ounces of gold. Company chairman Professor Richard Conroy said: "There has never been...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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