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2011-01-19 05:55:00

An internal U.S. government investigation has determined that the mass leak of documents to the Wikileaks website caused limited damage to U.S. interests abroad, despite the Obama administration's public statements to the contrary. A congressional official said the administration felt compelled to say publicly that the revelations had seriously damaged American interests in order to bolster legal efforts to shut down the Wikileaks website and bring charges against the leakers. "I think they...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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