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  • Three key leaders escaped to South Sudan (think car chases and safe houses), where in Wau, Southern Sudan, they arranged for the purchase of a truck-load of relief which they (with the help of Manute's legacy organization based in the U.S., Sudan Sunrise) delivered to Abyei refugees and needy locals in Turalei on June 30.

    John Zogby: Manute Bol, South Sudan's Independence, and Emerging Arab Spring

  • I saw, of the better sort, who. had banded together, and, with their women and children in their midst, the sick and aged in litters and being carried, and with a number of horses pulling a truck-load of provisions, they were fighting their way out of the city.

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  • Algeria, South Africa and Ghana are not blessed with forwards who go into this competition with a truck-load of goals behind them.

    Holland are dark horses on untried World Cup course

  • No North Korean missile is heading your way with a huge canister of megadeath; Obama forgives your nasty rejection of government stimulus money and will send the check anyway, Bristol has finally agreed to use condoms (thank God!), and Hubby just pulled in the driveway with another truck-load of machine-gunned moose.

    Sarah Smile

  • In Karnataka on April 10, 2009 police seized Rs. 80 million in cash and a truck-load of liquor in two separate raids near Bellary town.

    Election 2009- Cash for Vote an Established Norm

  • In another raid, the Karnataka police seized a truck-load of liquor at a check-post during transit from the adjacent Davangere district.

    Election 2009- Cash for Vote an Established Norm

  • Since the plot didn't work the first time and no one has tried it since, the only beneficiaries of this are the recyclers, who receive a truck-load of discarded water and shampoo bottles from airports every day, and the concessionaires on the other side of security, who charge exorbitant prices to quench the thirst of parched passengers suddenly deprived of their drinks.

    Shashi Tharoor: Air Farce

  • As writer/director of this new one, he begins with a charming use of the actors addressing the audience, steals fairly obviously from Godard and Truffaut, concocts a story full of angst, bathos and would-be comedy/romance, climaxes with a truck-load of exposition regarding a character completely unseen and ends with the use of a children's book that manages to be both pretentious and sentimental.

    GreenCine Daily: Rendez-Vous. 3.

  • It is as if you are a beer-maker and the Government pitches up at your warehouse in the dead of night with a truck of water and a truck-load of barrels.

    Quantitative Easing: A translation.

  • Truck-load after truck-load of the sad faces passed.

    Nineteen Eighty-four

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