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2006-04-30 00:01:55

By Chawadee Nualkhair VIENTIANE (Reuters) - Communist Laos held elections for its National Assembly on Sunday that officials hope will usher in a nationwide push to lift one of Asia's poorest nations out of poverty.

2005-11-08 19:15:49

By Eileen Nimm HAYWARD, Wisconsin (Reuters) - A Hmong immigrant convicted of killing six hunters was sentenced on Tuesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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