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uh rest

  • n  the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
  • n  the state of inactivity following an interruption
    the negotiations were in arrest
  • v  take into custody
  • v  hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of
  • v  attract and fix
  • v  cause to stop

  • Analysis: Harith al-Dari was in danger of drifting into obscurity until the Iraqi government ordered his arrest.
  • The arrest, coming only three days before the anniversary of Falcone's murder, was a boost for Italy's sagging international image and a major blow to the Corleone clan, which has .
  • On their second arrest, users without violent past convictions get another round of treatment, and a maximum 12 months in jail.
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  • Malaysian Police Arrest Suspected Operator of Movie Piracy Site
    During the arrest at the suspect's home, officers discovered a secret compartment that could only be accessed through a wardrobe, leading to a room containing sophisticated computer equipment. read more        
    June 14, 2013 - The Hollywood Reporter
  • Arrest made after two break-ins in Wellesley
    The "Find My iPhone" feature on one victim's phone led to the arrest of a Connecticut man in connection with two car break-ins Thursday morning.  
    June 13, 2013 - Wellesley Townsman
  • Arrest made in BB gun dog abuse case
    WALDOBORO, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - Police in Waldoboro say they have made an arrest in the dog abuse case.
    June 13, 2013 - WCSH 6 Portland

  • Barack Obama in Indian Express
    We are now in contact with the Libyan government, and want to make sure that if in fact this transfer has taken place, that he's not welcomed back in some way, but instead should be under house arrest,Obama said in an interview as Megrahi...
  • David Miliband in Voice of America
    The United Kingdom is deeply concerned at the arrest and, in some cases, continued detention of some of our hard-working locally engaged staff in Tehran,Miliband said. "This is harassment and intimidation of a kind which is quite...
  • Nouri al-Maliki in FOXNews
    The government of Iraq is an elected one and sovereign. When it gives a visa, it is responsible for the visa,al-Maliki told The Associated Press in an interview Sunday in New York. "We consider the arrest ...... of this individual who...

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