killing


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the crime of murdering someone

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March 4: Militants attacked a military roadblock in Mohmand in northwest Pakistan killing a soldier.
forces may have been responsible for the deliberate killing of eleven innocent Iraqis.
Unlike myself, working from the comfort of the United States and doing my research online, Salihee was on the ground in Iraq compiling primary data in the form of damning evidence about extra-judicial killings.
BEFORE READING: Tell students that Islam explicitly prohibits suicide and the killing of innocent civilians.
This study begins with John Skelton's elegy, Phyllyp Sparowe, and in doing so, Kezar establishes "that the killing poem need not shed blood to produce a body" (15).
At the time, the concept of genocide did not even exist; the Turkish government's persecution and killing of Armenians was called "race murder" by the U.
Nov 29: Suicide bomber blows himself up on bus in Hadera, killing three Israelis.
Unlike most antibacterial treatments, which lose microbe-repelling power as their active components leach out, the new surface coating has an enduring, built-in chemistry for killing bacteria on contact, says team member Kim Lewis, a microbiologist at Tufts University in Medford, Mass.
In some cases, it is true, officers had little, if any, choice as to their movement into the killing zone.
I try to make those who carry deadly force keenly aware of the magnitude of killing.
The purpose of the plan is to keep the wolves, feared predators of fairy tale fame, from killing caribou and other big-game animals.
But it isn't criminals who are killing most of the 20,000 to 22,000 people who die from handguns each year.
However, there is now an alternative for killing those unwelcome visitors, that is also safe to use around children and pets, while fast and effective in killing mice.
The killing of the tiger sparked criticism from many who said the animal should have been tranquilized or lured into captivity.
Muhammad, also bright and by all accounts personable, took off on his killing spree from a Tacoma shelter after a series of failed small business ventures.