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  1. List of paraphrases for "assaults":

    attacks, aggressions, assault, aggression, muggings

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  1. Tim Walz:

    Both leaders have implied that organized outsiders, including but not limited to anarchists, white supremacists, and gangs from other states, were behind the destruction and chaos in Minneapolis. POLICE CHIEFS ACROSS US CONDEMN OFFICERS INVOLVED IN GEORGE George Floyds DEATH The sheer number of rioters has made it impossible to make coherent arrests... The capacity to be able to do offensive action was greatly diminished by the sheer scope and seemingly organized nature of the assaults.

  2. Volkan Topalli:

    I think most people have this idea that homicides and assaults are the result of robberies gone bad, and there is a fair amount of that. But actually, a lot of the violence we're seeing during the spike…and that was there before the spike, as well, is really conflicts that develop between individuals.

  3. Claire McCaskill:

    Reporting of assaults being up and incidents of assault being down are exactly the combination we're looking for.

  4. Lory Manning:

    The number of reports could be due to more confidence that justice will be done, however it could also mean that more assaults are occurring — or both. The increase in reporting should not be spun as good news while sexual assaults continue unabated.

  5. John Maynard Keynes:

    Words ought to be a little wild for they are the assaults of thought on the unthinking.


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