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  • Apprised of the turn of events, the judge ordered Astumian taken into custody immediately, prompting her to collapse on the floor, the newspaper says.

    Drug prescription forger seeks court delay with, uh, a doctor's note

  • Apprised by Amnesty International of the latest rights abuses in Kazakhstan being inflicted on oil workers and their union leaders, Sting has today canceled a major concert appearance due to take place tomorrow, Monday July 4th in the Kazakh capital, Astana.

    Martin Lewis: Sting: "Sending out an S.O.S." on Kazakh Human Rights Abuses

  • Apprised by phone calls of the true situation, he rushed to the hospital where he works, and sat with my wife during her severe pain and many tests.

    Tom Morris: Heroes Among Us Every Day

  • Apprised of their concerns, Kyakhta hastened to reassure the Jedi.

    The Cat is a Metaphor

  • Apprised now that she had been the immediate cause of the sufferings of her uncle, his loss would have given to her peace a blow irrecoverable; and she determined to bend the whole of her thoughts to his wishes, his comfort, his entire restoration.

    Camilla

  • Apprised of this, Reyes -- who is widely expected to resign soon and run for Congress -- roars that the poor souls might as well go home.

    Selena Country

  • Apprised of Modano's comments, Waddell said, "That's very disappointing."

    USATODAY.com - Commentary: No plane, no gain for USA hockey players

  • Apprised of the discrepancy, Ms. LaCursia apologized.

    This Swimmer

  • Apprised of these measures, Agesilaus in the first instance sent an order to the cities on the islands and the seaboard to fit out as many ships of war as they severally might deem desirable.

    Hellenica

  • Apprised of this the authorities took no action themselves, but brought Astyochus, the admiral, from Erythrae, with four ships that he had with him, and considered how they could most quietly, either by taking hostages or by some other means, put an end to the conspiracy.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

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