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2009-10-28 06:45:00

LEXINGTON, Ky., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- From within the dark, dank tombs to the regal heights of Egyptian splendor, armchair explorers can prepare for an epic journey into kingdoms unknown. Lee WinterThorne invites all who dare enter an otherworldly adventure to escape into her new book, "King Ruma and the Well of Souls: Book 1" (published by AuthorHouse). From the first chapter, WinterThorne's novel weaves the ancient threads of Egyptian history and lore into a legendary tale of good...

2008-07-25 21:00:17

By Dusan Stojanovic BELGRADE, Serbia - The real Dragan Dabic has emerged - and the 66- year-old construction worker was shocked Thursday to discover his identity had apparently been stolen by one of the world's most notorious war crimes suspects. Radovan Karadzic assumed Dabic's identity as a cover during the autocratic rule of his mentor Slobodan Milosevic, officials said Thursday, promising to track down anyone who helped the Bosnian Serb warlord stay on the run from genocide charges...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'