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  • 1 Royal veto of the appointment of bishops — A proposed Royal veto of the appointment of bishops was a contentious topic in the politics of the United Kingdom, in the period 1808 to 1829. According to the proposal, any restoration of the full episcopal hierarchy of the Catholic Church, in… …

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  • 2 assignation — n. 1. Designation. See assignment, 2. 2. Appointment (to meet). 3. Guilty appointment, illicit appointment, appointment for criminal converse, clandestine appointment …

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  • 3 Rod Blagojevich corruption charges — Not to be confused with Rod Blagojevich controversies. Blagojevich corruption scandal Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich …

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  • 4 United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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  • 5 Law, Crime, and Law Enforcement — ▪ 2006 Introduction Trials of former heads of state, U.S. Supreme Court rulings on eminent domain and the death penalty, and high profile cases against former executives of large corporations were leading legal and criminal issues in 2005.… …

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  • 6 Francisco Villacruz, Jr. — Francisco Villacruz, Jr. (born June 8, 1943) is a Filipino justice. His most notable case was the Plunder trial of former president Joseph Estrada. He is currently being considered for appointment to the Philippine Supreme Court by President… …

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  • 7 religion — religionless, adj. /ri lij euhn/, n. 1. a set of beliefs concerning the cause, nature, and purpose of the universe, esp. when considered as the creation of a superhuman agency or agencies, usually involving devotional and ritual observances, and… …

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  • 8 Calendar of 1996 — ▪ 1997 JANUARY JANUARY 1       King Fahd cedes power       Still experiencing the effects of a stroke suffered in November 1995, Saudi Arabia s King Fahd, who also held the post of prime minister, ceded temporary power to Crown Prince Abdullah,… …

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  • 9 Magistrates of England and Wales — This article is part of the series: Courts of England and Wales Law of England and Wales …

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  • 10 Italy — /it l ee/, n. a republic in S Europe, comprising a peninsula S of the Alps, and Sicily, Sardinia, Elba, and other smaller islands: a kingdom 1870 1946. 57,534,088; 116,294 sq. mi. (301,200 sq. km). Cap.: Rome. Italian, Italia. * * * Italy… …

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  • 11 japan — japanner, n. /jeuh pan /, n., adj., v., japanned, japanning. n. 1. any of various hard, durable, black varnishes, originally from Japan, for coating wood, metal, or other surfaces. 2. work varnished and figured in the Japanese manner. 3. Japans,… …

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  • 12 Japan — /jeuh pan /, n. 1. a constitutional monarchy on a chain of islands off the E coast of Asia: main islands, Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku. 125,716,637; 141,529 sq. mi. (366,560 sq. km). Cap.: Tokyo. Japanese, Nihon, Nippon. 2. Sea of, the… …

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  • 13 Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina — This article refers to the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina, a domestic court which includes international judges and prosecutors and a section for war crimes; it should not be confused with the separate International Criminal Tribunal for the… …

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  • 14 Calendar of 1994 — ▪ 1995 JANUARY JANUARY 1       Mexican peasants revolt in Chiapas. A group of uniformed Mexican peasants, calling themselves the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN), caught the government completely off guard when they attacked and captured …

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  • 15 Teresita de Castro — Infobox Philippine Supreme Court Associate Justice small name=Teresita Leonardo de Castro order= term start= December 3, 2007 term end= predecessor= Cancio Garcia successor= appointer=Gloria Macapagal Arroyo date of birth= Birth date and… …

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  • 16 Sacco and Vanzetti — This article is about the individuals Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti. For 1971 film, see Sacco e Vanzetti. For 2004 docu drama, see The Diary of Sacco and Vanzetti. For 2006 documentary film, see Sacco and Vanzetti (film). Bartolomeo… …

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  • 17 GSIS-Meralco bribery case — Infobox name = Infobox/doc title = Re: Letter of Presiding Justice Conrado M. Vasquez, Jr. on CA G.R. SP NO. 103692 [Antonio Rosete, et al. v. Securities and Exchange Commission, et al.] caption = Supreme Court of the Philippines headerstyle =… …

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  • 18 United Kingdom — a kingdom in NW Europe, consisting of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: formerly comprising Great Britain and Ireland 1801 1922. 58,610,182; 94,242 sq. mi. (244,100 sq. km). Cap.: London. Abbr.: U.K. Official name, United Kingdom of Great… …

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  • 19 Vic Toews — Infobox CanadianMP honorific prefix = The Honourable name = Victor Toews honorific suffix = PC, MP office1 = Member of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba for Rossmere term start1 = 1995 term end1 = 1999 predecessor1 = Harry Schellenberg… …

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  • 20 South Africa — Republic of, a country in S Africa; member of the Commonwealth of Nations until 1961. 42,327,458; 472,000 sq. mi. (1,222,480 sq. km). Capitals: Pretoria and Cape Town. Formerly, Union of South Africa. * * * South Africa Introduction South Africa… …

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