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Examples of Act Of Violence

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How can a single act of violence change a small town?
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

The death of Labour MP Jo Cox, attacked outside her constituency surgery, is the latest act of violence against an MP - but can more be done to improve their security?
(BBC News - Politics, )

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A revolution is an act of violence whereby one class shatters the authority of another.
(James MacGregor Burns)

War - An act of violence whose object is to constrain the enemy, to accomplish our will.
(George Washington)

Richard Cole's body was recovered from in a canal in Amsterdam died from 'an act of violence'.
(Daily Mail - News, )

It was the third major act of violence against civilian targets to take place in Western Europe in eight days.
(CNBC, )

The Scottish dramatist David Greig has written a solemn and searching work about a faith-shattering act of violence.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

The actress also will exec produce the project, which centers on a young mother who commits a public act of violence.
(The Hollywood Reporter - TV, )

South Carolina prosecutors say the 2011 killing of an unarmed black man by a former police chief was a "senseless act of violence".
(BBC News - World News, )

The two officers were in their patrol car when a gunman opened fire, killing both, in an unprovoked act of violence, officials said.
(NBC News, )

A gun maker in India has unveiled a small, light revolver that was designed for women in the wake of a high-profile act of violence.
(CBC News in CBC News - World, )

But that legacy will also forever be marked by an act of violence that occurred during the filming of arguably his most famous documentary.
(Forbes - Business, )

It is time to re-evaluate the Montreal Massacre as a deliberate, theatrical act of violence targeted against civilians and driven by extremist politics.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Real Madrid defender Pepe has never been predictable but it's not an unprovoked act of violence or his latest red card that has caused a shock this time.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The fatal shooting at a Reno, Nevada, medical building this week does not appear to be a random act of violence, police said without elaborating Wednesday.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

A 15-year-old high school football player was killed while trying to protect other people from gunfire during a "senseless act of violence," authorities said.
(USA Today - National, )

Mantecore, the white tiger whose co-starring role in Siegfried and Roy's illusion-packed Las Vegas act was overshadowed by one visceral act of violence, has died.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

The explosions Saturday morning during a procession in the capital were the third act of violence that an Islamic State account has claimed in Bangladesh in the last month.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Men armed with knives injured at least six people at a train station in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou, state media reported, the latest act of violence against civilians.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

A shooting on the campus of a university outside of Philadelphia does not appear to be a random act of violence, officials said Tuesday, as classes were set to resume and the search for the gunman continued.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - World, )

Japan’s prime minister on Sunday condemned the apparent killing by the Islamic State of the hostage as an “outrageous and unforgivable act of violence,” and demanded the immediate release of a second hostage.
(The New York Times - World News, )

An Australian man attending an Oklahoma college on a baseball scholarship was shot and killed in what police described Monday as a random act of violence by three "bored" teenagers who decided to kill someone for the fun of it.
(Fox News - U.S., )

A 14-year-old girl is facing arson and attempted murder charges after setting her family’s Florida house on fire in what authorities say was an senseless act of violence fueled in part by the teen’s obsession with the fictional horror figure Slender Man.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Claire Esther Davis, 17, a senior at Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colo., who was shot point blank by a fellow student and remains in critical condition, is a "woman of principle" and the "innocent victim of an evil act of violence," her family said in a statement Saturday.
(NBC News, )

He is not quite Public Enemy No 1 but it might seem like that to 22-year-old Andre Robinson, who on Wednesday morning will face trial in Brooklyn for an alleged act of violence committed back in May that landed him on all the tabloid front pages and stirred a froth of New York indignation.
(The Independent - World News, )

If you then see a crowd of people stab the bush with sticks, don't alert the authorities to this wanton act of violence; it's merely the climactic moment of a traditional May Day procession (well, the first Saturday in May at least) featuring mobile foliage, also known as Jack in the Green.
(The Independent - Enviroment, )

The day before Republicans were to open a convention meant to serve as a fresh opportunity to redefine Donald Trump, organizers had to delay their long-awaited preview of the gathering so as not to collide with President Obama’s remarks to the nation about yet another shocking act of violence. ...
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

In a massive analysis of DNA samples from more than 13,000 US soldiers, scientists have identified two statistically significant genetic variants that may be associated with an increased risk of post-traumatic stress disorder, an often serious mental illness linked to earlier exposure to a traumatic event, such as combat and an act of violence.
(Science Daily - News, )

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