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  • And despite his making the rare concession of submitting a documentary script for approval, Madsen nets full candor from the project's participants -- a rock blaster, a theologian, and several scientists -- all of whose signatures Madsen includes on screen, literally underlining that they are co-signatories to a future they are shaping pre-empting? but will never see.

    Michael Vazquez: Weekend Film: On Into Eternity

  • "He intends to run for mayor," one person close to Emanuel told The Associated Press, requesting anonymity to avoid pre-empting the announcement.

    Rahm Emanuel Leaving White House To Run For Mayor

  • They cut back the episode order before it even aired then pushed it to the Tuesday 10 PM EST deathslot, then started pre-empting it after it debuted.

    Why Were They Cancelled? (Part 2)

  • Still it managed to do okay with its premiere, but then its numbers started to slide and the network started pre-empting it.

    Cancellation Watch – Final Tally of Which Shows the Networks will Renew and Which Shows Fans can Save

  • Being in the present moment means that you are genuinely listening to students and their questions without being side tracked, without pre-empting.

    P is for Presence « An A-Z of ELT

  • "We are shocked to see that there are countries pre-empting even the will of the Egyptian people."

    Mubarak's Departure Deals Blow to Saudis

  • WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama formally ordered government agencies to review hundreds of federal regulations to ensure they aren't hampering business efforts to grow and hire, a move aimed at building support among employers and pre-empting Republican attacks.

    Obama Courts Business Support

  • Gordon Brown will announce tomorrow that he is sending more British troops to Afghanistan, pre-empting a long-awaited statement from Barack Obama expected on Tuesday.

    POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: November 30, 2009

  • In a blog post today, Wilkerson wrote: What I have learned is that as the administration authorized harsh interrogation in April and May of 2002 -- well before the Justice Department had rendered any legal opinion -- its principal priority for intelligence was not aimed at pre-empting another terrorist attack on the U.S. but discovering a smoking gun linking Iraq and al-Qa'ida.

    The Real Reason

  • Then they act unilaterally pre-empting negotiations.

    Gibbs condemns Israel construction in East Jerusalem

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