briefs briefs  /b ˈrifs/


  • (n) short tight-fitting underpants (trade name Jockey shorts)


  • Many historians dismiss his thinking, but Barton's advocacy organization, WallBuilders, and his relentless stream of publications, court amicus briefs and books like The Myth of .


  1. Sports briefs: Legal issues building for Aaron Hernandez

    Sports briefs: Legal issues building for Aaron Hernandez Published Jun 20, 2013 08:39PM MDT NFL • New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez always seemed to be around trouble, even when he played for the Florida Gators. Hernandez has not been ruled out as a suspect in the execution-style murder of a semi-pro football player, law enforcement sources told ABC News on Thursday. When Hernandez ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  2. Business news briefs

    Business news briefs staff And News Services Published Jun 20, 2013 06:08PM MDT Japan bank fined in laundering case Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi-UFJ will pay $250 million to the state of New York for laundering billions of dollars in transactions that violated sanctions against countries, including Iran. State regulators said the bank agreed to the fine for handling transactions totaling $100 ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  3. Local briefs

    Local Sports Briefs: There’s still time to register for Friday’s Pacific Coast Wrestling Clinic.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Ventura County Star

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  1. "By focusing on areas of agreement, I hope these issue briefs will narrow the divide and spur further discussion of reforms," Paulson said in a statement accompanying the Treasury report.
    on Sep 24, 2007 By: Henry Paulson Source: FOXNews

  2. "That constitutional question has attracted ardent briefs from dozens of interested parties, but the importance of the question does not justify our rushing to decide it," Roberts wrote.
    on Jun 22, 2009 By: John Roberts Source:

  3. "It would be great to see the final of the Olympics just be basically people and their talent, like Popov when he was just swimming in his briefs," said Schoeman, the world 50-metre butterfly champion. "That is true testament to an...
    on Mar 24, 2007 By: Roland Schoeman Source: 940 News

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