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Special Report: How Delaware kept America safe for corporate secrecy

  • undue: He opposed past efforts to deal with the problem, he said, because they would have placed undue burdens on individual states.
  • pare: They issued a bill in 2008 that would pare back secrecy laws in Delaware and other states by forcing them to collect information about the true owners of companies, thereby making the facts more accessible to law enforcement.
  • lax: Bullock told them Delaware would not tighten requirements because companies would flee to other states with lax laws, according to the agents.
  • defraud: Lobbyist Jack Abramoff laundered money defrauded from clients through a Delaware shell company run by a lifeguard out of a beach house.
  • simplify: It discussed, among other things, IRS changes that could simplify collecting ownership details.

Fists not football: Brain injuries seen in domestic assaults

  • sparse: Research linking domestic violence with suicide is sparse, although several small studies have suggested that suicide attempts are much more common among battered women than among those who have not experienced partner abuse.
  • troublesome: Some wait years, when troublesome symptoms persist or emerge, and then, many victims and doctors don't connect the problems with domestic abuse, said researcher Jacquelyn Campbell, a professor at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing.
  • nausea: She said she went to the emergency room with a black eye, broken chee kbone, nausea and dizziness, and still has difficulty concentrating.

Racism and talk of religious war: Trump staff's online posts

  • superimpose: Before being tapped as statewide director of coalitions, Craig Bachler of Bradenton, Florida, posted jokes in 2015 about Mexican accents superimposed over pictures of an overweight man wearing a sombrero.
  • fixate: Some posts fixated on stories of black-on-white violence with claims that news about such crimes was being suppressed.
  • hoax: Delgado also shared a discredited, hoax photo of the State Department's Kerry with Jane Fonda, and commented: " I say hang them!
  • deplore: During her time with the campaign, Delgado deplored the appointment of a Muslim-American judge in New York.
  • theocracy: In 2011, he drew local press coverage for writing to the head of the nonprofit Council on American-Islamic Relations, an advocacy group for Muslims in the U.S., saying he was wise to its plans to establish a totalitarian theocracy in the United states.

Army's handling of Bergdahl case highlights upcoming hearing

  • impermissible: The defense argues the chain of events shows" impermissible meddling" by McCain and says either the charges should be thrown out, or Bergdahl should face no punishment if convicted.
  • disqualify: In their motion to disqualify Abrams, they argue for a reset in the case that would allow another commander to decide whether it warrants a general court-martial.
  • misbehavior: Bergdahl faces a court-martial on charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.