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2008-07-31 15:00:41

By MATTHEW McCREARY Ennio Morricone - the maestro behind such well-known theme tunes as The Good, The Bad and The Ugly and The Mission - is set to open this year's Ulster Bank Belfast Festival at Queen's with a special concert at the Waterfront Hall on October 17. Such has been the demand for tickets that the show sold out within just one week. But there is good news for those who have not been able to get their hands on tickets for the show as festival organisers have now added a...

2008-06-24 02:29:54

By Zap2It, Chicago Jun. 23--NBC News is turning to one of its elder statesmen to host "Meet the Press" this election season. Former "Nightly News" anchor Tom Brokaw will take over as moderator of the show starting Sunday (June 29). For now, the job runs through the presidential election in November; the network will presumably use that time to search for a permanent replacement for Tim Russert, who died June 13. "A lot has been said in recent days about what 'Meet the Press' means to...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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