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  • In petrography, in the quantitative classification of igneous rocks (see rock), a term indicating the presence of one or more of the normative minerals in the second subgroup of femic minerals.

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  • Critics also say the film is anti-S.mitic, as evidenced by the character portrayed by Mr. Busey -- a Jewish doctor who harvests organs from Arab captives in Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison for resale in Tel Aviv and the U.S. The Trend:

    Campaigns Quick to Shake Loose Cannons

  • S. O'BRIEN: Let's talk a little bit about the controversy over Mel Gibson's quite drunken anti-S.mitic rant of the summer.

    CNN Transcript Dec 11, 2006

  • S. O'BRIEN: Yes, the anti-S.mitic stuff you can't fix in rehab.

    CNN Transcript Aug 1, 2006

  • S.eam had permanently reddened his big S.mitic beak until it looked like the prow of the S.S. Tomato, like a stop signal designed in a wind tunnel.

    Skinny Legs and All

  • The program director of KMBZ radio in Kansas City says the station has no choice but to air commercials with racially biased and anti-S.mitic claims from a write-in candidate for the U.S. S.nate from Missouri.

    KansasCity.com: Front Page

  • Yushchenko's government shut down 26 branches of the Interregional Academy of Personnel Management, which in 2008 was named "one of the most persistent anti-S.mitic institutions in Eastern Europe" by the U.S. S.ate Department.

    The Jewish Week (BETA)

  • On April 6, 2008, U.S. Permanent Representative said, "[W] e will not participate [in Durban Review Conference] unless it is proven that the conference will not be used as a platform for anti-S.mitic behavior."

    NGO Monitor News

  • WAS.INGTON (AP) -- An 88-year-old gunman with a violent and virulently anti-S.mitic past opened fire with a rifle inside the crowded U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum on Wednesday, fatally wounding a security guard before being shot himself by other officers, authorities said.

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  • WAS.INGTON - An 88-year-old gunman with a violent and virulently anti-S.mitic past opened fire with a rifle inside the crowded U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum on Wednesday, fatally wounding a security guard before being shot himself by other officers, authorities said.

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  • "It is disappointing that Mr. Ahmadinejad has once again chosen to espouse hateful, offensive and anti-S.mitic rhetoric," said Mark Kornblau, spokesman for the U.S. Mission to the U.N. The seats of Israel, Canada and other countries also were empty in the sparsely filled assembly chamber.

    Southwest Daily News Homepage RSS

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