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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Red Jacket Originally Segoyewatha. 1756?-1830. Seneca leader who advocated peace with the United States while resisting the geographic and cultural encroachment of settlers.

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  • SOURCES: CHICAGO tribune, confessions of an ex-secret service agent, in the president's secret service, protecting the president, the washington postResearch by Eve Conant

    Can the Secret Service Keep a Secret?

  • Beginning in 1985, Woodward starred as British ex-secret agent and vigilante Robert McCall in the American television series The Equalizer, which earned him a Golden Globe in 1986 for Best Drama Actor.

    In Memorium: Edward Woodward

  • Completely clueless and lost in London, she is attacked by a mysterious figure and is saved in the nick of time by an elderly gay ex-secret agent...

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  • You're an ex-secret agent, and the bond that you forge while on the run with the computer-controlled woman — good, bad, indifferent — determines the nature of her special abilities and the ways in which she'll assist you.

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  • However, US Secret Services normal protocol (told to us from ex-secret service officials) would immediately begin by rushing him to safety!

    The Top Ten Smoking Guns of 911

  • I received this information from top-ranking ex-secret service police officers.

    CNN Transcript Dec 13, 2004

  • So that tape also leads to our strategic department in Moscow and their secret service agents or ex-secret service agents.

    CNN Transcript Dec 27, 2004

  • The studio, Warner Bros., received death threats, and the actors got safety lessons from ex-secret servicemen.

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  • Foreign Minister Nikolai Mladenov was relieved that the links between his agency and the ex-secret service have finally been dissolved.

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  • The saga of the arrest of alleged organised crime boss and ex-secret service undercover agent Alexei Petrov has reached a stage when it has become difficult to draw a clear picture of what has been going on between Bulgaria's organised crime and the country's political class over the past 10 years.

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