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I recently threw a mug (Penguin Book Jacket 'Country Life') full of coffee over my monitor, which abruptedly gave up the ghost.
Courtenay says her brief love affair with Lohan ended abruptedly once the Mean Girls star met DJ galpal Samantha Ronson.
The trial involving former police officers over a trial that resulted in three men being jailed for a murder they did not commit has been abruptedly halted at Swansea Crown Court.
After a short flash back, it jumps to now, where a jumbo jet lands at Kennedy Airport and then abruptedly goes dead.