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2008-09-06 09:00:11

Mickey Rourke's new film role as a lonely has-been wrestler took the Venice Film Festival by storm yesterday. Those behind The Wrestler received a standing ovation from some reporters during the US film's press conference, as parallels were drawn with Rourke's own troubled past.

2005-07-28 19:01:43

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A 13-year-old boy who killed a 15-year-old with a baseball bat after being teased about losing a game was sentenced on Thursday to a California juvenile facility until he turns 25.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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