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2013-09-16 23:01:36

Second Annual Festival Will Showcase Films That Focus on Gripping Human Stories of Addiction and Recovery; Events Include Panel Discussion with Lawrence Block, New York Times Writer David Carr, Author William C. Moyers, and Malachy McCourt; Plus Pat Dixon’s Comedy Intervention, Featuring New York’s Funniest New York, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2013 For the second year in a row, the REEL Recovery Film Festival is coming to New York City, offering its unique line-up of films that showcase...

2009-09-02 08:30:00

KENOSHA, Wis., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- How often do men think of sex? The infamous Kinsey studies show 54 percent of men think about sex every day, several times a day(1). Another fantasy is ready to move ahead of sex - fantasy football. The challenge. "If you play fantasy football or have a spouse or friend that plays, you know first-hand that men will think more about fantasy football than sex this year, especially in September. Millions of American men are researching players, poring...

2008-09-13 09:00:16

Text of report in English by state-run North Korean news agency KCNA [Headline as provided by source.] Pyongyang, September 13 (KCNA) - The 11th Pyongyang International Film Festival will be held here from September 17 to 26 amid the expectation and concern of the world people and progressive movie persons. To be screened during the festival will be films contributed by at least 70 organizations from more than 40 countries and international organizations. The festival will involve a...

2008-09-06 12:00:12

Actress Swoosie Kurtz 64 Actor-comedian Jeff Foxworthy 50 Country singer Mark Chesnutt 45 Actress Rosie Perez 44 Macy Gray 38 (c) 2008 Deseret News (Salt Lake City). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2006-09-02 00:30:24

LONDON (Reuters) - Fourteen men have been arrested in anti-terrorism raids in south and east London, the Press Association quoted police as saying on Saturday. Reuters is checking the report.

2006-08-28 07:11:29

By Bob Tourtellotte LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A funny thing has happened on the way to movie theaters this fall: Hollywood, it seems, has been listening to fans looking for original features after years of boring sequels, prequels and remakes. Among the nearly 150 new films slated for release from September through December, there are the usual Oscar hopefuls and high-concept stories with big-name stars but very few big-budget franchises the likes of the "Harry Potter" and "Lord of...

2006-08-09 15:59:43

By Michelle Nichols NEW YORK (Reuters) - Director Oliver Stone's film on the September 11 World Trade Center attack opened to tears and torment in the United States on Wednesday, reviving memories ahead of the fifth anniversary. "World Trade Center" sparked debate about whether Americans are ready for a film focusing on the Twin Towers attack, where 2,749 people died, but moviegoers at an early New York screening commended it. "It was touching, (Stone) did a good job," said makeup...

2006-05-27 03:00:30

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has set a preliminary trial date for a New York Times researcher accused of leaking state secrets, who has been held since September 2004 without appearing before a judge, his lawyer said on Saturday. Researcher Zhao Yan's case was dropped in March, raising hopes at the time of his imminent release, but in mid-May authorities revived it again. "The trial is set to begin on June 8," Zhao's layer, Mo Shaoping, told Reuters by telephone, but added that this was...


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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Autumnal Equinox -- In astronomy, is the equinox at the beginning of autumn in the northern hemisphere: the moment when the sun appears to cross the celestial equator, heading southward. The equinox occurs around September 22-24, varying slightly each year according to the 400 year cycle of leap years in the Gregorian Calendar. In the southern hemisphere, the equinox occurs at the same moment, but at the beginning of spring. There are two conventions for dealing with this: either the...

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Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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