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It's entirely sensible, but is it too much to ask for the Arab and Muslim worlds to speak loudly and clearly, and to act, as they should against the obscene acts of violence being perpetrated in the names of 75 per cent or more of the world's Muslims?
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

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Acts of violence will not be tolerated and will be responded to with appropriate disciplinary action.

Evidence supports a closer look at what role brain trauma may play in acts of violence from NFL players.
(USA Today - NFL, )

Rutgers University set out to learn how acts of violence and related experiences alter the female brain.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Converts are over-represented among those few western Muslims who have committed acts of violence or terror.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

People who commit acts of violence often believe they're doing the right thing, anthropologist duo suggests in new book.
(Tech Times - Science, )

Hibernian are to appeal against a five-match European ban given to manager Neil Lennon for "acts of violence against the referee".
(BBC Sport - Football, )

Alabama 5-year-old accused of drawing a gun in class forced to sign contract promising she won't commit acts of violence or suicide.
(NBC News, )

A prominent opposition leader in Venezuela, Daniel Ceballos, is sent back to prison for allegedly planning political acts of violence.
(BBC News - World News, )

It appears so real that research has consistently found that gamers feel guilty committing unjustified acts of violence within the game.
(Science Daily - News, )

FBI Director James Comey said Thursday that the agency believes it stopped potential acts of violence in the month before the July 4 holiday.
(Fox News - Politics, )

The situation in Bahrain is such that most national issues can be resolved without resorting to acts of violence, the interior minister said Thursday.
(UPI - Emerging Threats, )

The case against Terrence J. McNeil, 25, centers on posts on social media seen as promoting specific acts of violence in the name of the Islamic State.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

An Egyptian judge sentenced the spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood and hundreds of others on charges of inciting or committing acts of violence.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Militants across Bahrain are using acts of violence to express their grievances, the government said in response to questions about its human rights record.
(UPI - Emerging Threats, )

More civilians were killed in Iraq in June as a result of acts of violence than members of the police or military, the U.N. Assistance Mission for Iraq said.
(UPI - Emerging Threats, )

From the Christian Crusades to the Paris attacks, countless conflicts and acts of violence have been claimed to be the result of differing religious beliefs.
(Science Daily - News, )

Edmonton Police Chief Rod Knecht expressed outrage Friday at what he called two gratuitous, barbaric and evil acts of violence at two Mac's convenience stores.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Criticizing Mrs. Clinton, Mr. Rubio drew a parallel between members of the Nazi Party who did not commit acts of violence and Muslims who are not violent extremists.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Holidaymakers sunning themselves on the Spanish party island of Ibiza are being warned about a dangerous new drug which has been linked to disturbing acts of violence.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

When Pope Francis visits the western state of Michoacan next Tuesday, he will step into a plaza that holds the memory of one of the drug war’s most heinous acts of violence.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Forensics investigators inside a building in Boussy-Saint-Antoine on Thursday, where three female suspects, said to have been planning acts of violence in Paris, were arrested.
(The New York Times - World News, )

Federal investigators say an Australian terror suspect must remain behind bars because he could commit acts of violence against the community in the name of Islamic State if released on bail.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

As the national conversation on Planned Parenthood has become louder and more heated, politicians have warned that it could ignite acts of violence against clinics and neighborhood facilities.
(Los Angeles Times - Daily Dish, )

Police are appealing to Fraser Valley ethnic community leaders and families in an attempt to deal with a new wave of criminalized youth committing acts of violence and turning to the drug trade.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

Four men and one woman - from Sheffield, West Yorkshire and London - are in custody accused of planning and fundraising extremist acts of violence, the North East Counter Terrorism Unit confirmed.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The bloody acts of violence and wanton sex from "Game of Thrones" get crammed into Nintendo's squeaky clean fantasy universe (if you don't count the blatant butchering of chickens) in a new fan film.
(CNET News - Business Tech, )

Julia Lawrence's foster tortoise Chuck is busy disproving the idea of the docile reptile with acts of violence which even have the cats running scared - but the reason behind it is even more surprising.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

A study followed 362 Israeli adolescents from the southwestern Negev from 2008 to 2011, and conducted annual assessments of exposure to rocket attacks, symptoms of depression and anxiety, as well as acts of violence.
(Science Daily - News, )

An Egyptian prosecutor says Mohammed Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood has committed acts of violence and terrorism in Egypt, and prepared a "terrorist plan" that included an alliance with the Palestinian group Hamas and Lebanon's Hezbollah.
(CBC News in CBC News - World, )

A Sunni activist known to demonstrate against Iraq's Shiite-led government was assassinated by gunmen in Mosul, one of 10 people killed or found dead from acts of violence Wednesday in the northern Iraqi city, Mosul police officials said.
(CNN - World News, )

Egypt’s top prosecutor referred 439 people to military tribunals for acts of violence including the killing of three policemen last year, while authorities denied entry to a prominent American scholar arriving at Cairo’s international airport.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Congressional Democrats are renewing their push for gun control measures in the wake of the Orlando terror massacre, arguing the best way to prevent suspected terrorists from carrying out acts of violence is to legally limit their access to firearms.
(Fox News - Politics, )

A prominent Venezuelan opposition leader has been jailed again after intelligence agents picked him up at his home before dawn, a brazen move that the government said was necessary to prevent acts of violence but which has alarmed the opposition and human rights groups.
(Fox News - World, )

Al Qaeda gunmen killed at least two people Monday, including a French employee of the European Union's mission to Yemen, in one of the latest acts of violence in the country's capital after the government's crackdown on the terror group, two high-level Yemeni government officials said.
(CNN - World News, )

Terrorist group ISIS has combined brutality with social media acumen to become one of the most feared and reviled organizations on earth in recent months, publicly releasing videos of beheadings of American and British hostages in addition to broadcasting other unspeakable acts of violence.
(Forbes - Technology, )

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