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PARIS/LONDON: Independent centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron appeared to cement his position as favorite for the French presidency Thursday as the dust settled on a rancorous final televised debate with far-right rival Marine Le Pen.
The defeat brings closure to a rancorous six-week campaign in which the party of French Canadian sovereignty pinned its strategy for victory on divisive legislation, dubbed the "Charter of Values," that would have banned government workers from wearing "overt" religious garb like kippot and hijabsa clear sign to many of Quebec's roughly 90,000 Jews that their security in the province was at risk.
If anyone seeks evidence of that hostility, one need look no further than the repeated and rancorous efforts of Dianne Williamson to revile the Catholic faith.
She deplored the fact that terrorists, who are living among peace-loving Bahrainis, have embarked on violence and terrorism to such an extreme and despicable extent, pushed by their rancorous mindset.
What should be a unifying national tribute turns into a nit-picking and rancorous row, non-wearers demonised.
Crimes perpetuated against Palestinians by rancorous settlers often go unchecked which highlights the second-class treatment, inadequate protection and discrimination towards the residents of East al-Quds.
The result comes after an often rancorous election, in which Zeman was attacked for his ties with Russia, while burly populist Zeman responded by associating his rival with unpopular spending cuts and austerity measures.
London, Nov 27( ANI ): Two West Ham United supporters were arrested and cautioned for making Nazi-style salutes following Sunday's rancorous game against Tottenham Hotspurs at White Hart Lane.
It took a series of often rancorous debates this session to reach agreement on how to finance public education for 2012-2013.
A rancorous impasse appeared to have been reached when the BTC said it would provide police support in a bid to ensure the Derby card goes ahead.
To engage presidents more directly in what is becoming an increasingly rancorous discussion of higher education's current priorities, the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education convened a set of presidential soundings and exchanges in the spring and summer of 2010 with funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Lumina Foundation for Education.
After over a year of rancorous debate, the House of Representatives votes 219-212 in a late-night Sunday session to approve legislation passed by the Senate on Christmas Eve.