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ray ding

  • v  search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on
  • v  enter someone else's territory and take spoils
  • v  take over (a company) by buying a controlling interest of its stock
  • v  search for something needed or desired
  • s  characterized by plundering or pillaging or marauding
    a raiding party

  • First stop on the itinerary of Commissioner MacCormick's raiding party was a cell-block largely tenanted by narcotic addicts who whimpered in their blankets, begged their .
  • The second quarter is a vision of Hell, as a raiding party for the nearby Mayan empire torches the town, rapes the women and drags the men to the Mayan capital as featured .
  • Unfortunately, since the river tribes that knew the secret were all wiped out by European raiding parties 500 years ago, the scientist must start from scratch.
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  • Cuomo Releases Public Financing Extension Bill
    With just days to go in the legislative session, Governor Andrew Cuomo has released his long-awaited bill to extend public financing of political campaigns to statewide races. Cuomo's public campaign finance model for statewide races is based on the New York City system, and would be financed in part by a check off on state income taxes, and raiding the state's abandoned property fund. The ...
    June 12, 2013 - WNYC New York Public Radio
  • Yemen says detains local al Qaeda leader, two soldiers die in raid
    ADEN (Reuters) - Yemeni troops detained a local al Qaeda leader in a raid on his hideout in eastern Yemen on Monday, only days after a military operation to foil plans to set up an Islamist state in the area, state news agency Saba said. Saba quoted a military source as saying that two soldiers were killed by gunmen who fired on the raiding force as it approached the farm where Omar Ashour was ...
    June 10, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Editorial: Road repair plan heading in wrong direction
    LAST MONTH, Treasurer Curtis Loftis’ office suggested that credit-rating agencies would look askance at a road-repair plan that simply raided the general fund, since state revenues still haven’t recovered to pre-recession levels. The office suggested that a proposal by the Senate Finance Committee would raise fewer concerns because in addition to raiding general funds, it also raised taxes and ...
    June 10, 2013 - The State

  • Barack Obama in Forbes
    We've got to get the job done there and that requires us to have enough troops so that we're not just air-raiding villages and killing civilians, which is causing enormous problems there,Obama said.
  • Khaled Mashaal in Reuters UK
    If you commit a foolish act by raiding Gaza, who knows, we may have a second or a third or a fourth Shalit,Meshaal said.
  • Ben Bradshaw in Reuters UK
    I think if it was about the things the cardinal referred to, creating babies for spare parts or raiding dead people's tissue then there would be justification for a free vote,Bradshaw told the BBC Radio 4's "Any Questions" on Friday. "But...

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