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- n. A thorough search of a home or other privately owned real estate as part of an official (notably judicial) investigation
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Michael, I think scenario 1 would require a different warrant than a house-search.
"It is an act of infringing upon sovereignty little short of seeking a house-search ... to insist on adding even a word except the written agreement reached between" the two countries, said the statement carried by the North's official Korean Central News Agency.
Like, for example, there’s a 5 year-old girl who woke up in the middle of the night to find an Israeli soldier, mid house-search, standing over her bed, and her hair started turning white the next day, and continued to turn white as the days went on.