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Slate
The Possibility That Trump Is in Putin’s Pocket Is Scarier Than Any Crimes Mueller Might Uncoverin problematic activities known to Russia—related or unrelated to the election
Slate / Posted 26 minutes ago
in problematic activities known to Russia—related or unrelated to the election itself—which Russia now holds as a sword of Damocles over them. Either way, it strongly suggests that Russia could have leverage over those who are now in charge of... Read more
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Sidney Sun Telegraph
Kim Jong Unquest for nukes.” Mr. Kim knows though that if he deploys his missiles, it “wil
Sidney Sun Telegraph / Posted 23 hours ago
quest for nukes.” Mr. Kim knows though that if he deploys his missiles, it “will invite his destruction.” The sword of Damocles hangs over Mr. Kim. As usual, the news in Korea, and everywhere else, is a mix of bad and good. Christmas... Read more
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The Courier
'You'd probably call it grooming': former Ballarat teacher admits sex with studentMORE In addressing the hearing, Mr Currie did not deny the relationship took p
The Courier / Posted yesterday
MORE In addressing the hearing, Mr Currie did not deny the relationship took place, describing it as like a sword of Damocles that had been hanging over his head for his whole career. "I've never denied having a relationship with [the... Read more
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The Courier
'You'd probably call it grooming': former Ballarat teacher admits sex with studentaddressing the hearing, Mr Currie did not deny the relationship took place, des
The Courier / Posted yesterday
addressing the hearing, Mr Currie did not deny the relationship took place, describing it as like a sword of Damocles that had been hanging over his head for his whole career. "I've never denied having a relationship with [the... Read more
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Canberra Times
'You'd probably call it grooming': Teacher regrets relationship, wants to keep workingaddressing the hearing, Mr Currie did not deny the relationship took place, des
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
addressing the hearing, Mr Currie did not deny the relationship took place, describing it as like a sword of Damocles that had been hanging over his head for his whole career. "I've never denied having a relationship with [the... Read more
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The Age
'You'd probably call it grooming': Teacher regrets relationship, wants to keep workingaddressing the hearing, Mr Currie did not deny the relationship took place, des
The Age / Posted yesterday
addressing the hearing, Mr Currie did not deny the relationship took place, describing it as like a sword of Damocles that had been hanging over his head for his whole career. "I've never denied having a relationship with [the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'You'd probably call it grooming': Teacher regrets relationship, wants to keep workingaddressing the hearing, Mr Currie did not deny the relationship took place, des
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
addressing the hearing, Mr Currie did not deny the relationship took place, describing it as like a sword of Damocles that had been hanging over his head for his whole career. "I've never denied having a relationship with [the... Read more
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Seattle Weekly
The Beginning and the End of Washington’s Wild MMJ Markettax revenue. And don’t forget the feds, whose potential raids hung over the hea
Seattle Weekly / Posted 2 days ago
tax revenue. And don’t forget the feds, whose potential raids hung over the heads of state leaders like the sword of Damocles. In short, once Washington had a well-defined, heavily regulated recreational-marijuana market, it was only a matter... Read more
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walesonline
Wednesday, December 13, 2017CardiffChinese power just keeps on growing Once again the threat of a nuclear
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
CardiffChinese power just keeps on growing Once again the threat of a nuclear war hangs like the Sword of Damocles over our heads as an unpredictable Trump and a paranoid Kim Jong-un beat the war drums and hurl insults at one... Read more
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Zero Hedge
HSBC Shares Surge As US DoJ Removes "Sword Of Damocles" On Money Launderingsanctions breaches five years ago. The move by the DoJ lifts the threat of crim
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 days ago
sanctions breaches five years ago. The move by the DoJ lifts the threat of criminal prosecution that had been a “sword of Damocles” hanging over London-headquartered HSBC, as its new management team looks to put its misconduct-plagued past behind... Read more
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HITC Sport
Liverpool are doomed, Calvert-Lewin is class: 3 Things Learned, Liverpool 1-1 EvertonJordan Henderson, but Mohamed Salah. With Coutinho's future in doubt as Barcel
HITC Sport / Posted 5 days ago
Jordan Henderson, but Mohamed Salah. With Coutinho's future in doubt as Barcelona hover over Liverpool like a Sword of Damocles, and Jordan Henderson's lack of quality being rapidly exposed by his ever-improving team-mates, the Reds need... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Stockman: Why The Deep State Is At War With Trumpthe US and the Russians possess enough nuclear firepower to destroy all life on
Zero Hedge / Posted 8 days ago
the US and the Russians possess enough nuclear firepower to destroy all life on earth several times over. This sword of Damocles is hanging over us by a thread, just as it loomed large during the last cold war with Moscow. It’s a machinery of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Presidential Advisor Mutsvangwa Hits Back At Tsvangiraito the peril of disloyalty to Morgan Tsvangirai," said Cde Mutsvangwa. Only a p
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
to the peril of disloyalty to Morgan Tsvangirai," said Cde Mutsvangwa. Only a public disowning of this menacing sword of Damocles by MT himself would have helped the process of inclusivity forward." Cde Mutsvangwa said a golden opportunity... Read more
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Irish Examiner
DUP spit in soup of well-choreographed mealJean Claude Juncker to discuss the deal, her phone began to buzz. Arlene Foste
Irish Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
Jean Claude Juncker to discuss the deal, her phone began to buzz. Arlene Foster, the DUP leader whose 10 MPs hang like Damocles’ sword over Ms May’s government, wanted to talk. She had found a fly in her soup. As Ms May’s welcome hot dinner... Read more
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FOX News
Alan Dershowitz: Why did Flynn lie and why did Mueller charge him with lying?experience has taught them that you can't "buy" a witness; you can only "rent”
FOX News / Posted 11 days ago
experience has taught them that you can't "buy" a witness; you can only "rent” them for as long as you have the sword of Damocles hanging over them. So, despite the banner headlines calling the Flynn guilty plea a "thunderclap," I think it may... Read more
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FOX News
Alan Dershowitz: Why did Flynn lie and why did Mueller charge him with lying?experience has taught them that you can't "buy" a witness; you can only "rent”
FOX News / Posted 11 days ago
experience has taught them that you can't "buy" a witness; you can only "rent” them for as long as you have the sword of Damocles hanging over them. So, despite the banner headlines calling the Flynn guilty plea a "thunderclap," I think it may... Read more
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BBC News
Renting in retirement: Is it feasible?the upper hand a lot of the time. If someone wants you out with a month's notic
BBC News / Posted 12 days ago
the upper hand a lot of the time. If someone wants you out with a month's notice, you're done. So there is that sword of Damocles hanging over you all the time," he says. Yet since Friday 1 December, those taking out tenancies in Scotland have... Read more
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The Hill
Why did Flynn lie and why did Mueller charge him with lying?experience has taught them that you can’t “buy” a witness; you can only “rent “
The Hill / Posted 13 days ago
experience has taught them that you can’t “buy” a witness; you can only “rent “ them for as long as you have the sword of Damocles hanging over them. So, despite the banner headlines calling the Flynn guilty plea a “thunderclap,” I think it may... Read more
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Ekklesia
The disability employment gap - warm words and cold heartssay with the assessment process is that it feels from our clients’ point of vie
Ekklesia / Posted 14 days ago
say with the assessment process is that it feels from our clients’ point of view – they describe it as having a Sword of Damocles hanging over their head constantly, because if it’s not one assessment it’s another assessment. ESA and then PIP,... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
The Insider's Guide To Shopping At JB Hi-Fifind that it’s a mostly positive experience, though many comment on the imposin
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 18 days ago
find that it’s a mostly positive experience, though many comment on the imposing sales budgets as something like a Sword of Damocles. This works to the consumer’s advantage because salespeople are looking to get you a deal that both helps them meet... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Suspended sentence for Ulverston assistant manager who stole £16,000 from companysubmissions, Recorder John Corless suspended a 12-month jail term for two years
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 19 days ago
submissions, Recorder John Corless suspended a 12-month jail term for two years, telling Wilcox this would be a "sword of Damocles that hangs over you". In addition, Wilcox must complete 300 hours' unpaid work and was made subject to a... Read more
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Boston Herald
Curtatone encouraged by judge’s ruling on sanctuary citiesstates, that neither the federal government nor any president can hold federal
Boston Herald / Posted 19 days ago
states, that neither the federal government nor any president can hold federal monies over your head as a sword of a Damocles in order to bring you to your knees to do something. I mean, it’s against the Constitution, that’s what the judge... Read more
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Canberra Times
ACT victims advocate urges tougher consequences for suspended sentence breachesto re-sentence the offender. Mr Hinchey cited research noting a suspended sent
Canberra Times / Posted 23 days ago
to re-sentence the offender. Mr Hinchey cited research noting a suspended sentence was often referred to as the "Sword of Damocles", with the threat of a prison sentence being activated should an offender fail to meet his or her obligations under... Read more
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The Age
ACT victims advocate urges tougher consequences for suspended sentence breachesto re-sentence the offender. Mr Hinchey cited research noting a suspended sent
The Age / Posted 23 days ago
to re-sentence the offender. Mr Hinchey cited research noting a suspended sentence was often referred to as the "Sword of Damocles", with the threat of a prison sentence being activated should an offender fail to meet his or her obligations under... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
ACT victims advocate urges tougher consequences for suspended sentence breachesto re-sentence the offender. Mr Hinchey cited research noting a suspended sent
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 23 days ago
to re-sentence the offender. Mr Hinchey cited research noting a suspended sentence was often referred to as the "Sword of Damocles", with the threat of a prison sentence being activated should an offender fail to meet his or her obligations under... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Suspended sentencing in Canberra 'a farce', Victims of Crime Commissioner saysand so they're very hard things to swallow for a victim of crime," he said. "I
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 24 days ago
and so they're very hard things to swallow for a victim of crime," he said. "I read somewhere that it's not a Sword of Damocles at all, it's more like a butter knife." In another example, Mr Hinchey said a man who pleaded guilty to several... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Analysts flee Wall Street with gallows humor as research changes loomdynamic has created a morbid atmosphere in research divisions, where analysts s
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 28 days ago
dynamic has created a morbid atmosphere in research divisions, where analysts said it feels like the "Sword of Damocles" is hanging over their heads. On earnings calls in October, analysts asked bank chief executives how the research... Read more
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NFL.com
Case Keenum, McCaffrey set to move up Madden chartsBridgewater this week. Well, I'm kidding. Sort of. The looming specter of Bridg
NFL.com / Posted 29 days ago
Bridgewater this week. Well, I'm kidding. Sort of. The looming specter of Bridgewater hangs over him like the Sword of Damocles, but he's rolling right now. » I was trying to think of a member of the Carolina Panthers to throw in here, but why... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Official decision on Walton Drake Park inquiry will be next yearwe receive the decision from the Secretary of State. “We’ve already had this d
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 29 days ago
we receive the decision from the Secretary of State. “We’ve already had this development hanging over us like the sword of Damocles for four years. “After a hugely expensive inquiry, Bonnar Allan has come nowhere near establishing very special... Read more
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The Register
Augmented reality: Like it or not, only Apple's ready for the data-vomit gush- followed that up with another modest innovation - a “head mounted three dimen
The Register / Posted 1 months ago
- followed that up with another modest innovation - a “head mounted three dimensional display.” Known as the Sword of Damocles because of the way the mechanical tracking apparatus hung down from the ceiling over the user's head, Sutherland's... Read more
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The Manila Times
Fake news: ‘PH has huge restrictions on foreign investments’who grossly misreads the Constitution—he retreated to the argument that the Con
The Manila Times / Posted 1 months ago
who grossly misreads the Constitution—he retreated to the argument that the Constitution’s Article XII’s Section 10 was a “Damocles sword” that discourages foreign investments. This blogger’s imagination has gone wild. This section specifies:... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Judicial Sovereignty - Victoire Ingabire and the African Courtnatural resources, it remains poor. The criminal ghost of our colonial past ha
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
natural resources, it remains poor. The criminal ghost of our colonial past hangs over the continent like the sword of Damocles. The European Union, the dictatorships empowered by the West, the Western NGOs, and the foreign resource extraction... Read more

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