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bɪˈgænbe·gan

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  1. Mitch McConnell:

    Justice Kennedy's resignation letter barely arrived in the President's hands before several Democratic colleagues began declaring their blanket opposition to anyone at all -- anyone -- that the President might name.

  2. Michael Tran:

    Hedging WTI price risk often suited the risk profile well until regional bottlenecks began to emerge, which in turn exposed producers to risks that previously were not accounted for.

  3. Sinclair B. Ferguson (1948- ):

    For worship is, essentially, the reverse of sin. Sin began (and begins) when we succumb to the temptation, "You shall be as gods." We make ourselves the center of the universe and dethrone God. By contrast, worship is giving God his true worth; it is acknowledging Him to be the Lord of all things, and the Lord of everything in our lives. He is, indeed, the Most High God!”

  4. The President:

    It began illegally, and hopefully somebody's going to look at the other side.

  5. Cincinnati Zoo:

    Kimba began intermittent bouts of lameness last summer, which we've been managing with laser therapy and medications that mitigate symptoms.


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