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@ProfOsinbajo @MBuhari @NGRPresident The lack of Money in circulation,Now coupled with the Continuous Assault n Killings by Uniformed men 'll make this Country implode!!!It's Unbearable!
Indeed, if double-digit premium increases continue, Massachusetts' fledgling insurance program will indeed "implode."
I always think that communities that are inward-looking implode while those that are outward-looking explode."
In this mock trial, Anita Moneypenny and her fellow shareholders have filed a class-action suit against Implode Corporation CEO Richard Rich for breach of fiduciary duties in his handling of the company's finances.
It takes instinct and luck to ferret out the good parts, but the risk of staging something so logistically huge is that it might implode under its own weight.
Farther south, the Philippines and Indonesia have become breeding grounds for Islamic militant groups, while Indonesia has threatened to implode into chaos.
Now, they plan to implode - rather than explode - the drab 1960s Inland Revenue building a week on Sunday.
"Saving the utilities is the focus, rather than letting them implode," says Kelly.
Their mock heroic pilgrimage also features an "Acolyte of Satan pitching another mediocre Christmas special." While this incredible journey takes place, Kurytnik's film itself appears as if it is about to implode, as its images and sounds are riven with the "rain" and grain of a battered old print.
Whether speculative bubbles sometimes go too far and implode, as bubbles do, or are simply reactions of efficient markets to fundamentals (albeit in some cases, to governments changing the rules), seems to me to rest on one's view of the evidence to some extent, but also on prior beliefs.
The light causes the shell to implode and trigger fusion reactions.
On Thursday, the Gua Musang MP said the conflict between Anwar and Azmin Ali will implode, depending of the number of supporters both have should they choose to go head to head.
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3 (ANI): The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Mike Mullen, has expressed concern that Pakistan may implode with nuclear weapons in near future, and also "use" them.
The explosive devices implode, binding two cables together, said Mike Roan (left) of the BPA.