Latest September Stories

2005-08-16 05:12:27

MADRID (Reuters) - Seventeen Spanish troops were killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan on Tuesday, Spanish newspaper El Mundo reported on its Web site. Spanish radio also said there had been a crash and there did not appear to be survivors, citing defense sources.

2005-07-29 13:45:45

LONDON (Reuters) - British police believe all four men suspected of carrying out failed attacks on London's transport system on July 21 are in custody after arrests in Britain and Italy, a police source said on Friday. "My belief is we have all four people we are seeking in custody," the source told Reuters.

2005-07-05 12:48:06

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two elite U.S. special forces troopswho went missing in Afghanistan last week have been found dead,a senior U.S. defense official said on Tuesday. The confirmation came after one member of a team of fourmissing Navy SEALS was rescued over the weekend and a militarysearch for the fourth man continued in northeasternAfghanistan. "I'm sorry to say that we have recovered two bodies," thedefense official, who asked not to be identified, told Reuters. A senior Afghan army...

Latest September Reference Libraries

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
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).