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2014-02-03 12:26:32

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two years after releasing his successful first album ELEVATION, up-and-coming pianist/composer Alejandro Santoyo releases his second major musical work, with stunning and beautiful music to welcome a New Year, 2014. It features orchestral and choral grandeur, along with passionate solo piano pieces, which will take listeners into a "NEW WORLD" of sounds and emotions, unlike anything they've heard before. (Photo:...

2011-04-13 15:00:00

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced that its New Zealand subsidiary has received an extension of its contract to provide Foodstuffs (Wellington) Cooperative Society Limited, New Zealand's biggest grocery distributor, with IT services for store point-of-sale (POS) and related systems. Through these services Unisys supports an IT infrastructure that enables Foodstuffs to efficiently manage its operations and enhance customer...

2005-11-21 08:15:54

By Rina Chandran MUMBAI (Reuters) - Get ready for Bangalore Nouveau. Best known for its teas and spices, India now aims to place its wines on supermarket shelves in Europe and the United States. Rising incomes and easier regulations mean a chicken tikka is now more likely to be washed down with a glass of local red, prompting a rush of local entrepreneurs and foreign firms to tap both the domestic market and global interest in New World wines. India's wine market is estimated at 5...


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North America
2013-02-18 15:40:12

North America is a continent completely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost completely within the Western Hemisphere. It’s also considered a northern subcontinent of the Americas. It’s bordered to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the west and south by the Pacific Ocean, to the southeast by South America and the Caribbean Sea, and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. This continent covers an area of approximately 9,540,000 sq miles, about 4.8 percent of the plants surface or about...

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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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