outrageous act

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What the Productivity Commission inquiry and the federal government is considering, which could deliver cuts to penalty rates, is an outrageous act to punish high-skilled nursing and midwifery staff by removing their incentive to work and contribute to society.
aIn light of this outrageous act of vandalism, a note of protest was sent at once to the Bulgarian Foreign Ministry demanding taking measures to prevent incidents of this kind in the future, bringing those guilty of the act to justice and restoring the respectable look of the monument,a the ministry continued in the statement, as cited by Ria Novosti.
Had it occurred in the field of cricket, tennis, horseracing or virtually any other sport it would be condemned as the most outrageous act in the sport's history.
Nock told 7DAYS last week he was seeking suggestions from UAECeresidents as to what outrageous act he should undertake.
ISLAMABAD -- Press Council of Pakistan (PCP) has vehemently condemned recent attack on residence of Daily Express bureau chief Peshawar Jamshed and life threats to renowned journalist Imtiaz Alam, terming it a blatant and outrageous act against freedom of expression that shows total disbelief in the free functioning of the press.
The suggestion that the United States had a hand in perpetrating this outrageous act, and played any role at all in inciting this or any kind of violence, is preposterous.
ambassador said the suggestion that the United States had a hand in perpetrating this outrageous act, and played any role at all in inciting this or any kind of violence, is preposterous.
The use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime, a claim which the evidence thus far seems to support, is an outrageous act, and the culprits must be punished, as Kerry stated.
Reiterating the OIC's strong and unwavering position against all forms of terror including hatred, violence and intolerance based on religion and faith, the OIC spokesman said in a statement that: "The brutal and barbaric killing in Woolwich last night was a criminal and outrageous act by the individuals involved who clearly acted on their own", adding that this criminal act should in no way be construed or connected to Islam as the Islamic faith preaches peace and rejects terror and killing of innocent people.
The most outrageous act was Hal Cruttenden, BBC DJ Shaun Keaveny and presenter Mark Dolan.
IRISH PM Enda Kenny has condemned the fatal shooting of a detective during a botched robbery as "an outrageous act of coldblooded violence".
Worse still the government committed the outrageous act of folly at the end of the Foot and Mouth outbreak to restock farms all over England and Wales with untested cattle from bTB areas with the result that areas such as North Wales, previously free of bTB, became a badly infected area