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the subject of a dispute

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ACTUALLY ALI M Scarlett O'Brian's obsession with the movies is a bone of contention with her frugal fianc David.
But Iolo is worried about his father and learns exactly what the bone of contention is between him and Macs.
AaThe region's economic and administrative court of the region of Catalonia has ruled in favour of Sonatrach Gas Comercializadora (SGC) in the bone of contention relating to the payment of a tax on Algerian LNG (liquefied natural gas) imports, between SGC and the General Directorate of Customs of Barcelona (Spain), a source close to the case told APS on Tuesday.
The bone of contention now relates to a protective order agreed upon by both sides on May 5.
STUDENTS AND EDUCATORS may agree on the importance of 21st century technologies in preparing youth for the future, but how well they are used in schools is a bone of contention among the groups, according to the recently released Annual Speak Up survey, the largest annual survey of K12 students, teachers, parents and administrators.
I have been a bus driver for 37 years and this has always been a bone of contention.
The WTO patent provisions on health have been a bone of contention between rich and developing countries that have been hit hard by HIV/AIDS.
This annual disclosure of commercial rent rolls is a serious bone of contention with many in the real estate industry as such information is considered by some to be in the nature of "trade secrets".
This Act is more commonly used in stalking and other forms of personal harassment cases and the main bone of contention was whether this Act could make employers liable for harassment claims, or whether the employee could only sue the harasser.
The first is the question of the full and direct inclusion of the gentiles, which, as we know well from Acts 15 and Galatians, was the first major bone of contention in the "Jesus movement" (a term used advisedly, to stress that Christianity was, in fact, a group or sect within Judaism until at least A.
Another change in the regulations relates to the use of tires, the bone of contention at Indianapolis.
Which brings up a bone of contention at the press conference that the assorted journalists would not let go of: The swimsuit competition is sexist.
The main bone of contention is who will cover England's opener against Paraguay on June 10.
One more example of innovation must suffice: the famous Filioque added to the Creed by the Western Church and still a bone of contention between Catholics and Orthodox.
As far as we are concerned 90 per cent of the document is OK, but our bone of contention for the future is clear," said Githii.