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First, absolving people of their debts sets an unhealthy precedent.
The attorney for Rehman Malik also filed a plea for absolving him (Rehman Malik) of presence in court during the proceedings, because he had deep concerns for a possible attempt on his life by Taliban elements, who had categorically threatened him of being exterminated.
And going by Clyde's performance against Celtic, that's exactly what I did although I wasn't alone in thinking that Broadwood W Idol last summer was just Graham Roberts absolving himself of the responsibility of building a side himself.
Further, CSUN and FEMA officials have filed sworn affidavits in the litigation absolving DMJM from any such allegations,'' Groswirth said.
Michael Jackson imprisoned a child and his family at his ranch and forced them to make a video absolving him of sex claims after a television documentary linked the pop star to an obsession with young boys, a prosecutor said.