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2005-09-22 12:21:08

LONDON (Reuters) - British supermodel Kate Moss broke her silence on Thursday over newspaper allegations she had snorted cocaine, apologizing to friends, family and business associates for her behavior. But her statement made no specific reference to reports last week in the Mirror tabloid featuring grainy pictures that apparently showed the 31-year-old taking large quantities of cocaine. "I take full responsibility for my actions," she said in a statement released by her modeling...

2005-09-21 12:55:54

By Michael Holden LONDON (Reuters) - British police will investigate newspaper reports that supermodel Kate Moss took illegal drugs, London's Scotland Yard said on Wednesday, as a second fashion house parted ways with the 31-year-old over the scandal. The police inquiry comes after the Daily Mirror newspaper printed pictures of the London-born model that the British tabloid said showed her snorting cocaine. In another setback for one of the world's most famous fashion figures,...

2005-09-21 01:58:46

LONDON (Reuters) - British police are to investigate newspaper reports that supermodel Kate Moss took illegal drugs, London's Scotland Yard said on Wednesday. "Assistant Commissioner Tarique Ghaffur has reviewed the matter and had asked officers from the specialist crime directive to look at reports as highlighted in a national newspaper," a Scotland Yard spokeswoman said. The inquiry comes after the Daily Mirror newspaper printed pictures of the 31-year-old model that the British...

2005-09-20 07:49:21

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Fashion giant Hennes and Mauritz has canceled an advertising campaign using British supermodel Kate Moss following allegations she took illegal drugs, the Swedish-based company said on Tuesday. The company had previously said it would still use Moss in the campaign after meeting her to discuss the publication of photos in the Daily Mirror which the British tabloid said showed her snorting cocaine. Moss has previously denied taking hard drugs. On Tuesday her...

2005-09-17 10:08:41

LONDON (Reuters) - Fashion retailer H&M said it would use British supermodel Kate Moss in an upcoming advertising campaign after hearing her explanation and regret following accusations she took illegal drugs. A spokeswoman for Hennes & Mauritz told Reuters on Saturday company representatives had met with Moss following the publication of pictures on Thursday in the Daily Mirror, which the British tabloid said showed her snorting cocaine. The model has not commented on the...

2005-07-27 07:40:32

LONDON (Reuters) - British supermodel Kate Moss won substantial libel damages on Wednesday over a Sunday newspaper's claims that she had collapsed in a cocaine-fueled coma. Moss's lawyer Gerald Tyrrell told London's High Court that the model had accepted a public apology and a substantial but undisclosed sum from the Sunday Mirror over its report from January 23 this year. The paper's article, headlined "Kate in Cocaine Coma" and tagged a "showbiz exclusive," had made a number of serious...

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2005-01-27 07:06:17

Ohio State -- Experiments on moss grown aboard two space shuttle Columbia missions showed that the plants didn't behave as scientists expected them to in the near-absence of gravity. The common roof moss (Ceratodon purpureus) grew in striking, clockwise spirals, according to Fred Sack, the study's lead investigator and a professor of plant cellular and molecular biology at Ohio State University. He and his colleagues noted this even in moss cultures grown aboard the second of the two space...


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Reindeer Moss, Cladonia rangiferina
2005-06-02 10:18:18

Reindeer moss is a moss belonging to the family Cladoniaceae. It grows in both temperate and cold climate areas. It has had great economical importance, since it is the main fodder for reindeers. It can also be used in the making of aquavit and is sometimes used as decoration in glass windows. Reindeer moss is actually another name for reindeer lichen. This lichen is found in the Alpine tundra and can survive in the cold. Image Caption: Reindeer Moss photographed in White Oak Mountain,...

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Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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