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Washington [USA], September 26 ( ANI ): The White House on Monday (local time) defended US President Donald Trump's escalating rhetoric with the National Football League (NFL) over players taking a knee during the national anthem before their Sunday games to protest the perceived social injustices.
Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal defended the
2 : to act or speak in favor of when others are opposed <She defended her teacher against the class's complaints.
1 mandatory contender -- Williams -- provided the winner next defended the title against Williams.
If the ball is passed from the wing back to the point, the original "Basket-Man"--X1 (who has defended the "Wing-Pass," the first pass) would then also defend the "Reversal Pass.
It was a complete failure to recognise that you can only have a justice system if people are properly defended.
Speaking to the December 19 Denver Post, Kieserman defended the Coast Guard's recently enacted policy of deploying cutters off Latin America and arresting foreign nationals trying to leave their own countries.
Not only has Pryor loudly defended Judge Roy Moore's installation of a gigantic granite Ten Commandments monument within the Alabama Supreme Court building, he has also raised the ire of reproductive rights groups by referring to the Supreme Court's landmark Roe v.
It began, "What was once seen as an act of desperation--the killing of one's own child--is now fiercely defended as a good decision and promoted as a right.
Ortec International (Nasdaq:ORTC), New York, has successfully defended an opposition filed with the European Patent Office by Advanced Tissue Sciences, Inc.
Carlyle defended slavery on the grounds that blacks weren't fully human and that slavery could make them more so.