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2009-03-31 13:35:16

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has threatened to walk out of the Group of 20 summit in London if the meeting produces no sustainable regulatory changes. The G20 meeting of industrialized nations begins Thursday and to hold Sarkozy to his seat would require something better than false success with language that sounds good but contains no commitments, Sarkozy's advisers told The Times of London Tuesday. Sarkozy, who has called for creation of an international financial regulator, said last...

Word of the Day
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'