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  • Let A be evil, B making war against neighbours, C Athenians against Thebans, D Thebans against Phocians.

  • The dollar lost 0.6% against the Turkish lira, 0.2% against the Brazilian real and 0.1% against the Russian ruble.

  • Copycats of Cards Against Humanity over the years have included Guards Against Insanity, Crabs Adjust Humidity, Cards Against Originality, and Humanity Hates Trump.

  • The last six games they played pre-Gerrard saw them shipping those five against Hibs, another five against Celtic, another four against Celtic and one against Hearts and Aberdeen.

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  • Trials of the Novavax vaccine also showed 60% efficacy against the South African variant, compared with an 89% efficacy overall – 95.6% against the original coronavirus and 85.6% against the UK variant.

  • “We were defending ourselves against the Ottoman Empire, against the Austro-Hungarian Empire, defending ourselves against Hitler’s tyranny, defending ourselves against the separatist gangs in Kosovo.”

  • You look at the recent performances of Newcastle, second half against Leeds they were unlucky not to get anything out of the game and against Everton they were superb and against Crystal Palace they had the better chances.

  • Meanwhile, results from the Novavax Covid vaccine trials, involving two shots of the jab, found that vaccine had 95.6% efficacy against the original coronavirus, 85.6% against the Kent variant and 60% against the South Africa variant.

  • It is a far wiser and saner position, particularly at a time of division, a time of politicians pitting Leave against Remain, parliament against the people, Scotland against England, young against old, London against the rest.

  • Four players - Howard Vaughton (against Ireland in 1882), Steve Bloomer (against Wales in 1896), Willie Hall (against Northern Ireland in 1958) and Malcolm Macdonald (against Cyprus in 1975) share the record for most in a single match, with five apiece.

  • This is a team, though, that in the last year conceded two goals against Luxembourg at home, two against Ukraine at home, three against Russia away, one against Hungary at home (it was the only goal of the night) and two against Turkey away.

  • “Telling moribund, absurd, negative things against the people I have protected seems to go against the honor of a military man, against my notion of how one treats a human being, and against the attachment I had for my mother, and the mother of my daughter,” Mr.

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  • The Great Divider knows how to pit native-born Americans against immigrants, the working class against the poor, whites against blacks and Latinos, evangelicals against secularists, keeping almost everyone stirred up by vilifying, disparaging, denouncing, defaming and accusing others of the worst.

  • What I wanted to know was this: If I had been bolder, if I had raised my right hand against her left, laid palm gently against palm, finger against finger, in some lovers’ high five, and if I had then pressed the tips of my first, second, and third fingers against hers, would she have felt anything?

  • Udinese against Fiorentina, AC Milan against Genoa, Parma against SPAL, and Sassuolo against Brescia are the four other games to be closed off to spectators, while Inter's Europa League match against Ludogrets on Wednesday is also to be played in an empty stadium, according to the Bulgarian club's official website.

  • Arguably even more concerning is his voting record, with 2015 a particular low point as he voted against an assessment of the impact of government policies on women, against mitigating any disproportionate burden on women, and against publishing a gender equality strategy, as well as against annual reports and analysis on the gender pay gap.

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