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The speaker effortlessly delivers earth-shaking, powerful, stereo sound.
Not Blige: This is a singer with an immensely regal presence, her rich voice beautiful and Earth-shaking as thunder.
led alliance against IS insurgents, would deliver a "strong, earth-shaking and decisive" response, a government spokesman said.
What was it like to live in Iraq before the earth-shaking events of the end of the twentieth century?
The Texas Railroad Commission on Tuesday made an earth-shaking announcement: It will hire a seismologist.
Potentially earth-shaking research suggests that male pandas, famous for their struggles in "shaping up", are much more attentive to females when exposed to the smell of a rival, the Independent reported.
Here's another earth-shaking complaint stemming from disposal wells in the Fayetteville Shale.
However, the profound transformation taken place and earth-shaking progress made in the past 63 years gives us much pride and satisfaction, and will definitely go down in the annals of Chinese history.
The earth-shaking dinosaur power of Led Zeppelin propels Days Are Forgotten, while I Hear Voices invokes ice-cold Kraftwerk discord, and there's menace and sleaze aplenty on the absinthe-inspired La Fe Verte.
There's a bizarre Ronald Reagan soundbite, the soothing synthpop ramps up on Dreams Don't Turn To Dust and even includes rapper Shawn Chrystopher on Alligator Sky, but overall it is pleasant but not earth-shaking.
The earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan in March made up the second Earth-shaking disaster of 2011.
PLAINS: Former President Jimmy Carter, who brokered a peace accord between Israel and Egypt in 1978, on Sunday called the political unrest and rioting in Egypt earth-shaking and said that President Hosni Mubarak probably will have to step down.
This National Geographic production is a no-holds-barred account, beginning with an inside view of the earth-shaking moment an armoured patrol is hit.
Summary: South Africa heaped praise on Nelson Mandela Thursday as the nation celebrated the 20th anniversary of his release from prison, an earth-shaking event which hastened the demise of apartheid.
ROUND THREE The furious four-headed Slayer beast unfoots Adams with the earth-shaking thrash riffage of Chemical Warfare as Jeff Hanneman, Kerry King and Dave Lombardo form a circle of pain around the terrified soloist.