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2012-03-02 08:00:00

Train Chartering is inviting early-adopter travel agents worldwide to join Open Access Rail for beta testing. Open Access Rail is an innovative new rail booking system that makes booking luxury, tourist and special train journeys simpler than ever before. Chippenham, WIltshire UK (PRWEB) March 02, 2012 Train Chartering is inviting early-adopter travel agents worldwide to join Open Access Rail for beta testing. Open Access Rail is an innovative new booking system that makes booking luxury,...

Komen Foundation Restores Funding to Planned Parenthood
2012-02-04 05:08:56

Three days after their decision to pull funding from Planned Parenthood became public knowledge, the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation has promised to once again fund breast cancer screenings at the organization, various media outlets reported on Friday. According to David Morgan and Anna Yukhananov of Reuters, Komen, which is the "world's largest breast cancer charity" had found itself "thrust the group into America's deeply politicized debate over abortion rights" after it withdrew...


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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