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2005-12-14 12:59:41

RICHMOND, British Columbia (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin escalated the war of words with the United States on Wednesday, telling Washington not to dictate to him what topics he could raise in the run-up to the January 23 election. U.S.

2005-12-13 14:33:10

OTTAWA (Reuters) - The United States made an unprecedented foray into Canada's election campaign on Tuesday, warning politicians not to bash Washington in their bid to win voter support on January 23. "Canada never has to tear the United States down to build itself up," U.S.

2005-09-07 18:00:59

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (Reuters) - Negotiation not retaliation is the only way to settle the softwood lumber dispute between Canada and the United States, the U.S. ambassador to Canada said on Wednesday as Ottawa spurned calls for renewed talks in the long-running spat.

2005-08-26 13:39:50

By Adrienne Spring WINNIPEG (Reuters) - The United States and Canada engaged in verbal sparring over their softwood lumber trade dispute on Friday but both sides appeared to recognize the difficulty of tit-for-tat retaliation. U.S.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.