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2006-02-15 18:01:10

By Steve Keating TURIN (Reuters) - Jordan Leopold's third period goal allowed the United States to escape with 3-3 tie against unfancied Latvia in their Olympic men's ice hockey tournament opener on Wednesday. With a roster of players plucked mostly from European leagues and anchored by former NHL goalie Arturs Irbe, Latvia was given little chance against the 2002 Salt Lake City silver medallists. But the tiny Baltic nation gave the U.S. all they could handle and more with some...

2006-01-26 14:46:13

By Evelyn Leopold DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Secretary-General Kofi Annan told world business leaders Wednesday the United Nations during his tenure had initiated a "new mindset" on human rights, law, the nature of war and the role of corporations. In his swan song to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Annan said his legacy after 10 years in office, which ends in December, was reaching out beyond governments to businesses, celebrities and non-profit groups to promote the United...

2006-01-26 14:40:07

By Evelyn Leopold DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Secretary-General Kofi Annan told world business leaders on Thursday the United Nations during his tenure had initiated a "new mindset" on human rights, law, the nature of war and the role of corporations. In his swan song to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Annan said his legacy after 10 years in office, which ends in December, was reaching out beyond governments to businesses, celebrities and non-profit groups to promote the United...

2006-01-26 12:46:59

By Evelyn Leopold DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Secretary-General Kofi Annan told world business leaders on Wednesday the United Nations had initiated a "new mindset" on human rights, law, the nature of war and the role of corporations. In his swan song to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Annan said his legacy after 10 years in office was reaching out beyond governments to businesses, celebrities and non-profit groups to promote the United Nations' work. Annan, who leaves office...


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bellycheer
  • Good cheer; viands.
  • To revel; to feast.
The word 'bellycheer' may come from 'belle cheer', "good cheer".
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