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burke

to murder in such a way as to leave no marks on the body, usually by suffocation.
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Francis likewise has not added or subtracted any American members to the Congregation for Bishops, which means that the same prelates who had a voice in nominations under Pope Benedict XVI--Cardinals Raymond Burke, William Levada and Justin Rigali--are still at the table.
Groomsmen were Trenton Gregory Winford and Steven Ford Winford, brothers of the groom; Stephen Jennings Mills ll; brother of the bride; and Daniel Eley Perry, Brandon Davis Ingram, Joseph Matthew Ingram, Robert Thaddeus Burke, William Wright Busching Robert Michael Cannon, Charles William Lavender III, and Aaron Marshall Graham.
Hannah Arendt, Edmund Burke, William Shakespeare, and William Butler Yeats all take curtain calls--and that's in the first five pages.