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Was The Real Discovery Of The Expanding Universe Lost In Translation?
2011-11-10 08:55:02

The greatest astronomical discovery of the 20th century may have been credited to the wrong person. But it turns out to have been nobody's fault except for that of the actual original discoverer himself.

2009-01-26 08:04:14

Dutch finance firm ING said it lost $1.3 billion in 2008 and would cut jobs and seek government help to unload some toxic mortgage assets. The financial group said it would cut 7,000 jobs and replace its Chief Executive Officer Michel Tilmant.

2006-08-02 07:20:00

By Emma Davis BRUSSELS (Reuters) - When the bodie

2006-06-29 08:56:29

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Two missing Belgian girls found dead on Wednesday had been sexually assaulted and strangled, Belgian media reported, in a crime that has revived painful memories of child killer Marc Dutroux.

2006-06-28 12:31:27

By Jan Vermeylen LIEGE, Belgium (Reuters) - Belgian police found the bodies of two missing girls on Wednesday, reviving painful memories of the Marc Dutroux paedophile killings a decade ago.

2006-06-28 10:57:04

By Emma Davis BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgian police found the bodies of two missing girls on Wednesday, reviving painful memories of the Marc Dutroux paedophile killings a decade ago.

2006-06-28 09:57:12

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgian police have found the body of one of two girls who went missing earlier this month, the lawyer for the family said on Wednesday.

2006-04-23 11:27:12

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - More than 80,000 people marched in silence through Brussels on Sunday in memory of a teenager stabbed to death by two suspects of North African origin in Belgium's biggest protest in 10 years, police said.

2006-02-16 18:16:00

By Sue Pleming WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will push the U.N. Security Council to give details on Syria's cooperation with a U.N. inquiry into the killing of Lebanon's former premier, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Thursday.

2006-01-11 03:02:02

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A Belgian prosecutor with the International Criminal Court is expected to be named on Wednesday as head of the U.N. investigation into the death of a former Lebanese prime minister, U.N. officials said.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.