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2008-09-29 00:00:17

Britain's spy chiefs have turned to social networking website Facebook to reach "a large and wide variety of people" in their latest drive to recruit secret agents for MI6. (c) 2008 Daily Record; Glasgow (UK). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-13 06:00:17

Text of report by South African newspaper Mail & Guardian on 12 September [Report by Stefaans Brummer and Nic Dawes: "SA, Russia in R1bn Cold War"] Cancellation of military satellite deal could result in a huge lawsuit in The Hague, write Stefaans Brummer and Nic Dawes The secret is out: Defence Minister Dosiuoa Lekota cancelled the purchase of a military spy satellite from Russia, putting relations between the two countries under strain and potentially creating a R1- billion liability for...

2008-08-29 09:00:43

'TRAITOR" is a movie that has a lot on its mind. Set among the terrorists who may be waiting out there for us, it is unnervingly schizophrenic. It often seems important and just as often seems a standard thriller.

2008-08-04 15:00:41

By Tim Doran, Detroit Free Press Aug.

2008-08-02 06:00:00

By Harriet Johnson Brackey, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Aug. 2--Before she was Dawn Summers on Buffy the Vampire Slayer or Georgina Sparks on Gossip Girl, Michelle Trachtenberg was Harriet M. Welsch in Harriet the Spy.

2008-07-31 09:00:04

By Pamela Hess Associated Press WASHINGTON -- President Bush approved an order Wednesday that rewrites the rules governing spying by U.S. intelligence agencies, both in the United States and abroad, and strengthens the authority of the national intelligence director, according to a U.S.

2008-07-30 09:01:28

Novadaq(R) Technologies Inc. (TSX: NDQ), a leading developer of real-time imaging and image guidance systems for use in the operating room, today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2008.

2008-07-10 09:00:56

By Maureen Ryan, Chicago Tribune Jul. 10--Last summer, two new cable dramas went head to head at 9 p.m. Thursdays. One was AMC's low-rated but critically adored "Mad Men," which won rave reviews and is seemingly everywhere in the media as its July 27 Season 2 premiere approaches.

2008-06-18 15:00:25

By SANDY COHEN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The shoe phone on TV's "Get Smart" wasn't just a sneaky spy gadget; it was a technological marvel: a wireless, portable telephone that could be used anywhere though it did require a dime to make a call.

2008-02-28 17:29:32

This story was updated at 3:34 p.m. EST. The planned Friday launch of a new U.S. spy satellite has been delayed by space debris from last week's destruction of its disabled predecessor, the mission's launch provider said Wednesday. Initially slated for a Feb.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.