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2011-05-23 07:00:00

BALTIMORE, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI), the "Company" or "Sinclair," announced today that it has acquired the "Ring of Honor" wrestling (ROH) franchise. Ring of Honor is the third largest wrestling promotion in the country. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100119/PH39783LOGO ) "We are very excited about this acquisition," commented Steve Marks, COO of Sinclair's Television Group. "Television and professional wrestling have a long...

2011-05-21 16:00:00

BALTIMORE, May 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI), the "Company" or "Sinclair," announced today that it has acquired the "Ring of Honor" wrestling (ROH) franchise. Ring of Honor is the third largest wrestling promotion in the country. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100119/PH39783LOGO ) "We are very excited about this acquisition," commented Steve Marks, COO of Sinclair's Television Group. "Television and professional wrestling have a long...

2006-07-06 08:35:03

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Bush spoke by telephone on Thursday with Chinese President Hu Jintao and Russian President Vladimir Putin, a U.S. official said. The topic was not immediately announced but was likely to have included ways to respond to North Korea's missile tests. Bush spoke by telephone on Wednesday with Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi and South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun and stressed the need for a unified response in the United Nations to North...

2006-07-06 08:24:48

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Bush spoke by telephone on Thursday with Chinese President Hu Jintao and Russian President Vladimir Putin, a U.S. official said. The topic was not immediately announced but was likely to have included ways to respond to North Korea's missile tests. Bush spoke by telephone on Wednesday with Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi and South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun and stressed the need for a unified response in the United Nations to North...

2006-06-04 21:41:25

SEOUL (Reuters) - The approval rating for South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun has fallen to a new low of 20.2 percent following a stinging defeat for his left-of-centre party in local elections, a poll published on Monday showed. Roh's ruling Uri Party won only one of the 16 major races for provincial governors and city mayors in the May 31 election, while the opposition Grand National Party (GNP) had a sweeping victory in the polls. According to the poll by Gallup Korea published in...

2006-03-15 05:06:04

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean Prime Minister Lee Hae-chan officially left office on Wednesday for playing golf while a railway strike was causing transport chaos, ending a run as one of the country's most powerful premiers. President Roh Moo-hyun accepted his resignation on Tuesday amid calls for Lee's dismissal for failing to attend to the rail strike that began on March 1. He played golf instead on that day, a national holiday, with a group of businessmen, including one who had...

2006-03-13 22:58:46

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean Prime Minister Lee Hae-chan offered on Tuesday to resign for playing golf with business executives while a national railway strike was causing transport chaos, media reports said. Several newspapers and politicians have called on Lee to resign for failing to attend to the strike and instead play golf with a group that included a businessman who had been convicted of financial crimes and another under investigation for price fixing. Lee, a five-term...

2006-01-24 22:30:01

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea wants to begin discussions for a permanent peace treaty to replace an armistice with North Korea, President Roh Moo-hyun said on Wednesday. Roh agreed with U.S. President George W. Bush in November that peace treaty talks should take place in parallel with ongoing negotiations to dismantle North Korea's nuclear weapons programs. "We will resolutely prepare for negotiations with related countries for the establishment of a peace regime on the Korean...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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