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2014-03-27 08:28:46

BRUSSELS, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Union has been challenged to admit Romania and Bulgaria to the Schengen Area or risk aiding Russia's territorial ambitions by allowing "gaps to appear in the defenses of Europe." The warning comes from Romanian Liberal MEP Norica Nicolai, who stressed it is time to "show unity in the face of Russia" instead of sending a message of "an East-West divide within the European Union." The latter, she said,...

2012-02-22 14:53:20

University of Nevada, Reno economics researcher calculates increase in income Just what does it mean to get a green card? To some applicants, about $1,000 each month. A recent study by a Universityof Nevada, Reno economist and a graduate student found that employer-sponsored workers in the United States on temporary visas who acquire their green cards and become permanent residents increase their annual incomes by about $11,860. They studied data from The New Immigrant Survey, a...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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