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Rupert Murdoch Joins Twitter, Praises Santorum
2012-01-03 05:31:59

Media Mogul Rupert Murdoch began the new year by creating a Twitter account, posting under the handle @rupertmurdoch, spokeswoman Daisy Dunlop at News International confirmed on Monday. The 80-year-old chairman and CEO of News Corporation caused quite a stir on the micro-blogging website, posting a series of tweets about issues ranging from his family holiday in the Caribbean to the number of holidays taken by British workers. Most members of Twitter, a site typically associated with...

2009-01-13 10:21:00

CHICAGO, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago Tribune will publish a tabloid-size edition of its newspaper beginning Monday. The commuter edition will be available Monday through Friday at newsstands, retail outlets, newspaper boxes and train and bus stations throughout Chicagoland. Content for the "on the go" edition will be the same as broadsheet editions of the Chicago Tribune. "Many news consumers have asked for a more convenient version of the paper that contains all of the...


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.'