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2011-03-10 11:00:00

NEW YORK, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lend Lease, through its business formerly known as Bovis Lend Lease, today announced that 7-Eleven, Inc. has named the Multi-Site Group its construction service provider of their new construction portfolio across the United States and Canada.

2010-09-23 09:00:00

Center has reconnected 1,600 families separated by Second World War WASHINGTON, Sept.

2010-06-01 16:39:00

HONOLULU, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Arizona Memorial Museum Association (AMMA) made its own history today as the 31-year old non-profit organization officially changed its name to PACIFIC HISTORIC PARKS (PHP) http://pacifichistoricparks.org/ at the four National Parks it provides interpretive, educational and visitor activity support for.

2010-03-31 06:45:00

MONUMENT, Colo., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- In the closing days of WWII, the Soviet Union attacked and occupied Japanese-controlled northern China, then called Manchuria.

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2009-09-07 21:20:00

Three watercolor paintings believed to have been rendered by German dictator Adolf Hitler were sold for a total of more than $60,000 at an auction in Nuremberg.

2009-07-13 09:35:00

WASHINGTON, July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stripped naked, lined up at the edge of a ditch and gunned down. Village by village, family by family, bullet by bullet.

2009-03-06 13:00:00

SHENZHEN, China, March 6 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Jingwei International Limited (OTC Bulletin Board: JNGW; "Jingwei"), one of the leading providers of data mining and customer relationship marketing services in China, today issued a profit warning for the fourth quarter of 2008. Due to rapid deterioration in economic condition at the end of 2008, Jingwei's consolidated net profit for the quarter ended December 31, 2008 is expected to show a decline as compared to that for the...

2009-01-08 10:47:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, January 6th, the Japanese Prime Minister acknowledged to members of Japan's Parliament that his family-owned coal mine used Allied Prisoner of War slave labor during World War II.


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'.