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rahy fuhl

  • n  a shoulder firearm with a long barrel and a rifled bore
    he lifted the rifle to his shoulder and fired
  • v  steal goods; take as spoils
  • v  go through in search of something; search through someone's belongings in an unauthorized way
    Who rifled through my desk drawers?

  • Murmurs of discontent have been reverberating since 2001, when a disgruntled citizen opened fire with his army rifle inside the chamber of a regional parliament, killing 14 and .
  • The weapons of modern navies and air forces are largely the products of the most modern technology, but on the ground the basic infantry weapon, the rifle, has barely changed in .
  • Without infantry, armies cannot win wars; without rifles, infantry cannot fight.
News & Articles

  • Rifle-area wildfire under control
    A wildfire ignited by lightning south of Rifle Thursday evening appears to be under control, the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office said this morning in a news release.
    June 14, 2013 - The Daily Sentinel
  • Rifle area fire expected to be contained Friday evening
    Cpl. Darren Alstatt of the Garfield County Sheriff's Office took this photograph when the Beaver Creek fire south of Rifle was in its early stages Wednesday night. Fire officials expect the blaze to be fully contained by 6 p.m. Friday.
    June 14, 2013 - The Aspen Times
  • Rifle area fire mostly contained; new blaze erupts north of town
    Cpl. Darren Alstatt of the Garfield County Sheriff's Office took this photograph when the Beaver Creek fire south of Rifle was in its early stages Wednesday night. Fire officials expect the blaze to be fully contained by 6 p.m. Friday.
    June 14, 2013 - The Aspen Times
Quotes

  • Alan Jackson in News24
    She heard something, turned and suddenly Spector was holding a large shotgun, or rifle, using both hands,Jackson wrote in the court document. "He placed the gun against her forehead. Spector, who was drunk, made some sort of joke and then...
  • Vladimir Putin in International Herald Tribune
    The Kalashnikov rifle is a symbol of the creative genius of our people,President Vladimir Putin said in a statement read to Kalashnikov at the ceremony in the Central Russian Army Museum.
  • Charlie Crist in NorthEscambia.com
    This is a rifle shot,Crist said of the narrow legislative call.

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