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Questions with the verb abolish

2 examples:

How can we abolish war?

Could he abolish same-sex marriages?
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

Sentences with the verb abolish

100 examples:

We must abolish the death penalty.

I will abolish capital punishment.

We should abolish the death penalty.

They decided to abolish the old restriction.

If voting changed anything, they'd abolish it.

Many revolutions have aimed to abolish the aristocracy.

An overwhelming majority voted to abolish the brutal punishment.

We have to abolish all nuclear weapons, because they are deadly to mankind.

Puritans wanted to abolish the remains of medieval corruption and other things not listed in the Bible.

The French Revolution not only had as its objective to change an old government, but also to abolish the old form of society.

It would therefore be advantageous to the state of learning to abolish the study of the dead languages, and to make learning consist, as it originally did, in scientific knowledge.

If we come to power we will abolish the multi-ethnic society.
(Hans Janmaat)

The greatest service we can do the common man is to abolish him and make all men uncommon.
(Norman Angell)

Other states are trying to abolish the death penalty... mine's putting in an express lane.
(Ron White)

Pauline Hanson wants to abolish them.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Now, the presidential aspirant proposes to abolish it.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Yet, unlike other countries, we have seen no need to abolish them.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

The only way to escape the ‘Human Rights’ curse is to abolish it entirely, writes PETER HITCHENS.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The far-right leader said she would abolish same-sex marriage in France in a long list of 144 pledges.
(Daily Mail - News, )

In 1969, Republican President Richard Nixon supported a push in Congress to abolish the electoral college.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

Premier Brad Wall says he favours Saskatchewan Party members voting again on whether or not to abolish the Senate.
(CBC News - Politics, )

Iceland's parliament agrees to abolish its blasphemy laws, despite opposition from some of the country's churches.
(BBC News - World News, )

The Abbott government has been accused of “complacency gone mad” over plans to abolish the National Water Commission.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The New Democrats, long opposed to the Senate, are taking another approach in their efforts to abolish the upper chamber.
(Trinh Theresa Do in CBC News - Canada, )

The Scotch Whisky Association urges the UK government to abolish the automatic annual increase in duty on wines and spirits.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Voters in the Republic of Ireland have rejected a government proposal to abolish the Irish Seanad (upper house of parliament).
(BBC News - World News, )

The Nationals leader has called for the budget to leave the fuel rebate measure intact, opposing a Greens' call to abolish it.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

As Tony Abbott aims to abolish the carbon tax, the IMF and World Bank have urged finance ministers to impose a price on carbon.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

A day after winning Senate support to abolish the carbon tax, the government wasn't so lucky with other contentious legislation.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Holyrood MSPs suggest ditching controversial plans to abolish the requirement for corroboration from criminal justice legislation.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The British Medical Association today voted to abolish the caps, describing them as a ‘death knell’ on doctors’ livelihoods.
(Daily Mail - Health, )

The fate of the federal government's plans for reforming the Senate — or how to abolish it — will be made public Friday morning.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Five disabled people have successfully won their legal case to overturn a government decision to abolish the Independent Living fund.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The Abbott government has struck a deal with the Palmer United Party to abolish the carbon tax but it could take some days to achieve.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Rick Perry will head the Energy Department, an agency whose name he forgot during a presidential debate even as he vowed to abolish it.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The New York Times issued a statement on the issue of marijuana legalization and asked the federal officials to abolish the prohibition.
(Tech Times - Biz Tech, )

Nick Clegg is facing a rebellion by grassroots Liberal Democrats who are demanding that he pledges to abolish the so-called bedroom tax.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

The federal government is considering a plan put forward by Clive Palmer to abolish the carbon tax, but keep Labor-Greens climate programs.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Constitutional experts say calls to abolish the Senate, as proposed by Saskatchewan's premier and the federal NDP, are destined to go nowhere.
(CBC News - Politics, )

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says that he will honour a pledge to abolish the sedition act following a hotly contested election in May.
(BBC News - World News, )

Irish voters have rejected a government plan to abolish the country's Senate, a surprise result that deals a blow to Prime Minister Enda Kenny.
(CBC News - World, )

A Holyrood committee calls on the UK government to abolish the spare room subsidy or hand powers to the Scottish Parliament to enable it do so.
(BBC News - Politics, )

The New Democrats, long opposed to the Senate, have tried once again to abolish the upper chamber in an unlikely way — gut it of its funding.
(Trinh Theresa Do in CBC News - Politics, )

Ireland's voters have begun deciding whether to abolish the Senate in a cost-cutting move backed by the government and many opposition lawmakers.
(CBC News - World, )

Craig Bergham hopes his new documentary will provide a powerful platform to urge fellow Americans to join the growing movement to abolish the IRS.
(Fox News - Entertainment, )

Labour's Dennis Skinner called on the prime minister to abolish its contractor which tests whether people are fit to work, or can receive benefits.
(BBC News - Politics, )

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts said the state purchased lethal injection drugs as state lawmakers advanced a bill to abolish the death penalty Friday.
(UPI - News, )

There are hopes mourning over the deaths of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran can be channelled into building consensus to abolish the death penalty.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Nebraska became the first conservative state in more than 40 years to abolish the death penalty, as lawmakers voted to override the governor's veto.
(NBC News, )

The Court of Justice is set to abolish the holiday tax exemptions secured by Britain when it joined the EU, leading to a price hike for trips abroad.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Ministers will not be seeking leave to appeal after a decision to abolish the Independent Living Fund was overturned but will re-consider its future.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The minister who holds the future of the BBC in his hands has admitted parts of the Beeb drive him 'insane’ and it is ‘tempting’ to abolish it.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A state government plan to abolish the Industrial Relations Court will make access to justice more difficult, a leading industrial lawyer has warned.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

With the federal government set to abolish the criminal prohibition on recreational use of marijuana, Toronto police have thrown pot royalty in jail.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Prime Minister Tony Abbott says he welcomes debate on reinstating knighthoods and dameships after a backbencher flagged a bill to abolish the honours.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Five disabled people win a legal challenge to the government's decision to abolish a fund helping 19,000 severely disabled people to live independently.
(BBC News - Business, )

Ted Cruz and others want to abolish the IRS. But in the meantime, Congress is moving to reign in the IRS and hold it just a little bit more accountable.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Two former heads of the judiciary in Scotland - Lords Hamilton and Cullen - speak out against plans to abolish the general requirement for corroboration.
(BBC News - Politics, )

The Greens say they will force a vote on the bill to abolish the Clean Energy Finance Corp, delivering Tony Abbott a double dissolution election trigger.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The footballers' union FIFPro has urged FIFA to abolish its current transfer system as it believes the treatment of some players is tantamount to 'slavery'.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

A panel of academics and advocates plans to put pressure on new Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould to abolish the practice they say violates human rights.
(Kathleen Harris in CBC News - Canada, )

With voting for the European Parliament under way, National Front leader Marine Le Pen of France seeks to unite nationalists who would like to abolish the EU.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

During her celebrated 46-year career, Susan Sarandon has played a witch, a road-tripping waitress and a nun who leads a campaign to abolish the death penalty.
(Scott Collins in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Christy Clark is among premiers who won’t object to the federal NDP’s plan to abolish the Senate if the party forms government after the October election.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

And NDP Opposition leader Thomas Mulcair’s call to abolish the upper house of Parliament is a “fairy tale” rather than a practical solution to the issue.
(The Vancouver Sun - News, )

An independent watchdog for the IRS said Monday that suggestions by Republican presidential candidates to abolish the tax agency is "silly" and makes no sense.
(UPI - News, )

George Osborne has dropped his attempt to get the European Union to abolish its cap on bankers’ bonuses in what Labour described as a “humiliating climbdown”.
(The Independent - Business, )

A powerful committee of MPs is set to grill ministers over whether the new government is developing plans to abolish the Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) department.
(The Independent - Business, )

Egyptian presidential hopeful Hamdeen Sabahi vowed Wednesday that if his long-shot bid for office succeeds he will abolish a law criminalizing unauthorized demonstrations.
(Amro Hassan in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Labour is expected to announce it would abolish non-domicile status which allows wealthy individuals to limit tax on earnings outside the UK if it wins the general election.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

The Australian Department of Defence will take on the responsibilities of the Defence Materiel Organisation, with the federal government set to abolish the agency from July.
(ZDNet Australia, )

Senior Conservatives have confirmed that Nick Clegg’s party is planning to appoint more people to the Lords, despite trying to abolish it when in the coalition government.
(Daily Mail - News, )

The Supreme Court of Canada said the federal government can't decide alone how long senators can serve, nor can it abolish the Senate without full consent from the provinces.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

Republicans opposed the Department of Education from its beginning and regularly threaten to abolish it now, arguing that educational policy should be reserved to the states.
(Los Angeles Times - Education, )

From 6 April, companies across the UK with certain defined benefit schemes face increased national insurance costs as the Government moves to abolish the second state pension.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

In a rare nugget of good news for low-income savers, the Government is to abolish the 10% starting rate of tax for savings income and replace it with a new 0% rate in April 2015.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says he will honor his pledge made last year to abolish the controversial Sedition Act but warns protesters against destabilizing the country.
(UPI - Emerging Threats, )

People in Ireland will be voting on Friday whether or not to abolish the Senate, a notion that has preoccupied the minds of many Canadians in light of the recent expense scandals.
(CBC News - World, )

Business history author John Steele Gordon wrote an Op-Ed piece in The Wall Street Journal on December 2014 entitled, “Top 10 Reasons To Abolish The Corporate Income Tax”.
(Forbes - Business, )

Scotland's plan to abolish the APD tax completely could significantly harm England's already suffering smaller airports and the passengers that use them, reveals a report from MPs.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Reverend Richard Hawke's daughter and granddaughters were raped and murdered in their home in Connecticut, but he remains conflicted about the state's decision to abolish the death penalty.
(CBC Radio in CBC News - World, )

Saudis sent telegrams to the king on Sunday pressing the monarchy to abolish male guardianship rules for women, the culmination of a months long campaign that is working to abolish the system.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

A retired Federal Court judge has urged the government not to abolish a rule that forces companies to hold extraordinary meetings at the request of shareholders, calling the move "destructive".
(Sydney Morning Herald - Business, )

The Government is at the centre of a row over plans to abolish the right to challenge extradition proceedings, ending the protection of vulnerable suspects like Asperger's sufferer Gary McKinnon.
(Daily Mail - News, )

George Osborne will have to abolish child benefit for over four million families to meet his commitment to cut welfare spending by £12bn in 2018, his deputy at the Treasury suggested last night.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Chinese police are allowed to send anyone to prison for up to four years without trial and with little chance of appeal, but Beijing has now said it will abolish "re-education through labour" camps.
(BBC News - World News, )

In a step toward rule of law, China's national legislature on Saturday voted to abolish a much-criticized penal system that allowed police to lock up people for up to four years without due process.
(Fox News - World, )

George Osborne's plan to abolish the 55 per cent tax rate applied to pension pots, which he announced in Birmingham, could see savers cashing in final salary pensions to avoid paying high tax rates.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Convicted murderer Douglas Stankewitz, who has spent more than three decades on death row, isn’t pinning his hopes of survival on a referendum next month to abolish the death penalty in California.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

A surprising push to abolish the death penalty in deep-red Utah ran out of steam, as the Republican lawmaker shepherding the measure said he didn't have enough votes to pass it before a midnight deadline.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

Jeb Bush injected some bold thinking on education into the 2016 Republican primary Monday with the release of a comprehensive education plan that proposes to abolish the national student loan system for college.
(Forbes - Education, )

I credit Stephen Harper with this one. “A conservative,” I recall him saying once, “is someone who wants to abolish the Charter of Rights and amend it to include a property rights clause.” It’s a good line.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Young people heading for university this autumn are facing a student digs crisis thanks to a chronic shortage of suitable university accommodation and George Osborne’s decision to abolish the cap on student numbers.
(The Independent - Education, )

Pete Ricketts vetoed a bill Tuesday that would make Nebraska the first traditionally conservative state in more than four decades to abolish the death penalty, sending it back to lawmakers who will attempt an override.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Irish voters looked set to abolish the country's upper house of Parliament heading into a referendum Friday, as the government seeks to fulfill a promise to make politicians share the pain of fixing Ireland's economic ills.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

New minister for social affairs Scott Morrison has dumped his predecessor's plans to abolish the highly-regarded Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission (ACNC), marking yet another failed Abbott government initiative.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The House defied a White House veto threat and voted Thursday to abolish a tax on medical device makers as a group of Democrats uncharacteristically joined Republicans in moving to kill part of President Barack Obama's health care law.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

But let there be no flinching from the result, wherever it may lead — even if that is a final indictment of the parlous reserve system itself, and a concerted push to abolish the Indian Act, appalling racist relic that it is, once and for all.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Former President Bill Clinton mused that congressional Republicans wanted to abolish a federal agency because it was headed by a black man, and his administration voiced concerns about the mass killings in Rwanda, according to a new batch of records released Friday.
(Fox News - Politics, )

President Donald Trump declared Tuesday it's time to "let Obamacare fail" after the latest GOP health care plan crashed and burned in the Senate, a stunning failure for the president, Republican leader Mitch McConnell and a party that has vowed for years to abolish the law.
(The Denver Post - Business, )

Negative sentences with the verb abolish

4 examples:

All the legislation in the world will not abolish kissing.
(Elinor Glyn)

David Crosbie, chief executive of the Community Council of Australia, says government should not abolish the regulator of the crucial not-for-profit sector.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The mother of Ashley Smith says she's devastated that the federal government will not abolish indefinite solitary confinement for prisoners, rejecting one of the key recommendations made by an Ontario coroner's jury.
(CBC News in CBC News - Politics, )

Systematic gene deletion of conserved ApiAP2 genes in Plasmodium confirmed the role of PbAP2-G and revealed a second ApiAP2 member (PBANKA_103430, here termed PbAP2-G2) that significantly modulates but does not abolish gametocytogenesis, indicating that a cascade of ApiAP2 proteins are involved in commitment to the production and maturation of gametocytes.
(Nature, )

Questions

2 examples:

How was Germany able to abolish student tuition fees?
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

So why would Congress abolish a modest federal program that pays for actual human beings who can explain it to confused consumers?
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Other sentences

97 examples:

Lincoln set out to abolish slavery in the United States.

In the fight to abolish slavery Lincoln knew that he occupied the moral high ground.

Should any political party attempt to abolish social security, unemployment insurance, and eliminate labor laws and farm programs, you would not hear of that party again in our political history. There is a tiny splinter group, of course, that believes you can do these things. Among them are H. L. Hunt (you possibly know his background), a few other Texas oil millionaires, and an occasional politician or business man from other areas. Their number is negligible and they are stupid.

A throw of the dice will never abolish chance.
(Stephane Mallarme)

The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property.
(Karl Marx)

Labour's promise to abolish tribunal fees is therefore key.
(Matt Gingell in The Independent - Business, )

Pressure increases from Chinese public to relax or abolish 'one-child' policy.
(USA Today - World, )

China, however, was promoted a level from Tier 3 for its efforts to abolish labor camps.
(Forbes - Business, )

This has led some observers to suggest that maybe it's time to abolish this outdated job.
(Sophia Harris in CBC News - Business, )

Cab drivers don't want to abolish rideshare companies; they just want an equal playing field.
(Forbes - Business, )

New York has launched one of the biggest schemes in the world to abolish tuition fees for students.
(BBC News - Business, )

The World Trade Organization has agreed to abolish subsidies on farming exports at a summit in Kenya.
(BBC News - Business, )

The Scottish Lib Dems announce they are to bring forward legislation to abolish consensual stop-and-search.
(BBC News - Politics, )

Former BBC editorial director Roger Mosey calls on the next chairman of the BBC Trust to "abolish the role".
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

The move aims to put a strong tax system in place or to fully abolish added sugar in hospitals by year 2020.
(Tech Times - Health, )

Santander is the latest to slash or abolish charges for transactions or direct debits made by someone in the red.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

China may abolish its decades-old reeducation-through-labor program to safeguard human rights, the state media said.
(UPI - News, )

At which point I'd like to suggest Plan Worstall: let's simply abolish corporation and corporate taxation altogether.
(Forbes - Business, )

The Chancellor's surprise in the Autumn Statement early in December was to abolish Air Passenger Duty (APD) for children.
(The Independent - Travel, )

A life peer wants to abolish by-elections where hereditary members of Lords vote for new colleagues when one of them dies.
(BBC News - Politics, )

President-elect Donald Trump's pick for Health and Human Services Secretary, already has a plan for how to abolish Obamacare.
(CNBC, )

House and land packages group AV Jennings has called for renewed efforts to abolish stamp duty as it is impacting affordability.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

New rules that abolish the paper counterpart of the driving licence could cause car hire confusion for holidaymakers this summer.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Media reports suggest the federal government is likely to reduce the TV licence fee rather than abolish it in next week's budget.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Lower Saxony has become the last German state to abolish tuition fees for university students – even for international students.
(The Independent - World News, )

Police Scotland has reneged on a commitment to abolish stop searches on young children, according to data obtained by BBC Scotland.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Canadians react on social media to the unanimous decision that the federal government can't act alone to reform or abolish the Senate.
(Kady O'Malley in CBC News - Politics, )

Research combines antibody precision with toxic oxygen burst to inactivate neural protein and temporarily abolish fear memory in mice.
(Science Daily - News, )

When Harold Wilson came to power he created a new Department of Overseas Development, only for Edward Heath to come along and abolish it.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Sir Richard Branson's decision to abolish holiday leave may look super generous but there are drawbacks to a holiday policy like this one.
(Forbes - Business, )

Voters in the Republic of Ireland have rejected a government proposal to abolish Seanad Éireann (the upper house of the Irish parliament).
(BBC News - World News, )

The new boss of the RLPA Ian Prendergast says the NRL needs to abolish five-day turnarounds in order to better combat player welfare issues.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran want their legacy to be a wider movement to abolish capital punishment across the world, their lawyer says..
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Spielberg's film concentrates on President Abraham Lincoln's struggles to pass the Thirteenth Amendment and thereby abolish slavery in the US.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

During America’s Civil War, Abraham Lincoln helped his country and the world abolish slavery, but by the end of next decade, it will be back.
(Forbes - Business, )

A bill to abolish Delaware’s death penalty failed to clear the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday after winning narrow passage in the Senate.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

Traditional chiefs in northern Ghana abolish the ritual killing of children born with physical disabilities and said to be possessed by evil spirits.
(BBC News - World News, )

Federal parliament will consider measures to abolish thousands of pages of regulations from the statute books in its second wave of red tape repeals.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Brazil's lower house passes an amendment to abolish secret voting in Congress, a demand by protesters who took to the streets of major cities in June.
(BBC News - World News, )

A re-elected Baird government will abolish retail trading restrictions for Boxing Day so that shops in Sydney's west and in rural areas can stay open.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Clive Palmer has vowed to block any move by the Abbott government to weaken or abolish Australia’s renewable energy target (RET) during this parliament.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Bernie Sanders to abolish superdelegates in future presidential campaigns, but later approved a plan that could see their influence significantly reduced.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Australian industry is mounting a concerted campaign to wind back and abolish weekend and public holiday penalty rates particularly in the hospitality sector.
(Sydney Morning Herald - Business, )

Egypt's army said Wednesday it would oust President Mohamed Morsi and abolish the constitution, as Morsi vehemently rejected protesters' calls for him to quit.
(UPI - News, )

The Conservatives have been accused of opposing moves to abolish non-dom tax status because of their heavy reliance on wealthy donors who gain from the system.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

In advance of a new “Panama Papers” release about hidden finances, more than 300 leading economists urged world leaders Monday to abolish global tax havens.
(USA Today - World, )

The government has no interest in decriminalizing prostitution or making it legal, but would rather "abolish it to the extent possible," the justice minister says.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Labour would abolish the non-domicile rule, which allows some wealthy UK residents to limit the tax paid on earnings outside the country, Ed Miliband is to announce.
(BBC News - Business, )

After a day of tense diplomatic exchanges in Brussels, Foreign Secretary William Hague secured a deal that will abolish the ban on arms sales to the Syrian opposition.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Having betrayed them over his manifesto pledge to abolish tuition fees, his latest wheeze is to target the druggie vote by reaching out to students who smoke cannabis.
(Daily Mail - News, )

In a defiantly anti-intellectual editorial, the paper suggested recently that Congress abolish both the Congressional Budget Office and the Joint Committee on Taxation.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

While other states move to abolish capital punishment, Florida lawmakers are taking an entirely different approach -- trying to speed up executions for death row inmates.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Thousands of protesters take to the streets of Madrid to demand a referendum to abolish Spain's monarchy, just days after King Juan Carlos abdicated in favour of his son.
(BBC News - World News, )

The Government defeated a Labour motion to abolish what Iain Duncan Smith prefers to call the "spare room subsidy" by a reduced majority of 32, winning the vote 298 to 266.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called on world leaders to abolish nuclear weapons at a memorial service marking the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

More than 99,000 cars were clamped in the past 12 months, compared to over 62,000 in the same period of the previous year, following a government move to abolish tax discs.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Donald Trump's persistent -- and false -- accusation that Hillary Clinton would abolish the Second Amendment as president is renewing scrutiny of her position on gun rights.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

The principal of a majority-Muslim school in northeast London has said he will not allow a “militant minority" of parents to derail his plans to abolish gender segregation.
(The Independent - Education, )

State lawmakers are revving up efforts to abolish or roll back car inspections -- arguing that the government-mandated check-ups amount to little more than a hassle and a tax.
(Fox News - Politics, )

San Francisco on Tuesday joined a growing nationwide call to abolish cash bail for poor defendants when it announced the city was dropping its opposition to a federal lawsuit.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Ed Miliband initially suggested he would 'abolish' non-dom status – but it later emerged that Labour is effectively proposing a time limit on it of between two and five years.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Branded risky and short-sighted by experts, the proposal would abolish tax breaks on the money savers put into their pensions and instead let them withdraw it tax-free later on.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Dozens of countries have agreed to abolish duties on more than 200 technology products — from advanced computer chips to GPS devices, printer cartridges and video-game consoles.
(The Associated Press in CBC News - Technology & Science, )

The Government wants to abolish up to 20,000 vocational courses in subjects including balloon artistry, marzipan modelling and sugarcraft, which teaches students to bake cupcakes.
(Daily Mail - News, )

MIKE DICKSON IN MIAMI: The head of the WTA Tour will risk angering purists by shelving plans to curtail grunting during games while pressing to abolish rules restricting coaching.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Former High Court judge Dyson Heydon has opened the royal commission into trade unions by declaring it was not hostile to unions or setting out to abolish or curb their activities.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Matt Barrie, CEO of ASX-listed Freelancer, wants to abolish state governments in a bid to retain and attract talent, and fix the technology crisis the nation currently finds itself in.
(ZDNet Australia, )

Princess Eugenie, 26 attended the service at Westminster Abbey on Wednesday evening for a service to commemorate the work of William Wilberforce, the leader of the abolish slave trade.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Britain's watchdog on terrorism laws has urged the federal government to reconsider its controversial plan to abolish Australia's own independent monitor on national security legislation.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

European regulators are finally ready to get rid of roaming, rolling out new proposals that laid out the blueprint of how to abolish cellphone roaming fees customers crisscross EU borders.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

Key state Republican lawmakers want to pass legislation that would abolish state oversight of most child-care homes, where nearly 80 percent of licensed child-care deaths in Colorado occur.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

Three women who have accused comedian Bill Cosby of drugging and raping them years ago are backing an effort to extend or abolish Colorado's 10-year statute of limitations on sexual assault.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

In a wider context, this type of model could be applied to other examples of cultural changes in which the more favorable traits expand and abolish the predominance of a native cultural trait.
(Science Daily - News, )

Connecticut's highest court has struck down the state's death penalty, sparing the lives of 11 killers on death row in a ruling that adds momentum to a nationwide movement to abolish executions.
(Fox News - U.S., )

After months of hints, China announced Friday it will relax its decades-long one-child policy and abolish labor camps in an effort to improve human rights, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
(CNN - World News, )

You want your garden teeming with life, and often the very inventions used to forever abolish weeds have a sterilizing and damaging effect on soil health and, ultimately, the health of your landscape.
(Fox News - Lifestyle, )

President Aquino's move to abolish lawmakers' discretionary spending budgets points to how Internet campaigns can help root out graft allegations and, business groups here hope, strengthen the economy.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

One of the curiosities to emerge since Ed Miliband vowed to abolish non-domicile tax status, is that almost all Britain's top bankers enjoy this status, including Ross McEwan of Royal Bank of Scotland.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

The city of Nagasaki marked the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing Sunday with calls to abolish nuclear weapons and halt the Japanese government's push to loosen restrictions on what its military can do.
(Fox News - World, )

China's move to abolish re-education through labor camps -- under which tens of thousands have been imprisoned without trial -- may be no more than a cosmetic change, a new report from Amnesty International warns.
(CNN - World News, )

China will loosen its decades-old one-child policy by allowing two children for families with one parent who was an only child and will abolish a much-criticized labour camp system, its ruling Communist Party says.
(CBC News - World, )

A long-awaited audit of senators’ expenses tabled today in the Senate has triggered longstanding questions about the upper chamber and what it would take to implement wholesale changes – or abolish it altogether.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

European Union telecoms chief Neelie Kroes is changing tack on her mission to abolish roaming costs, by encouraging operators to form cross-border relationships so they can offer EU-wide bundles of call, text and data.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

King Juan Carlos of Spain announced Monday that he would abdicate in favor of his son, sparking fierce public debate over whether the country should allow the crown's passing to another generation or abolish the monarchy.
(Lauren Frayer in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

The federal government has struck a tentative deal with employees at Canada’s tax agency that will boost their wages 5.75 per cent and abolish controversial severance payments that other public servants had already lost.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

The Texas State Senate gave preliminary approval to a bill Tuesday that would effectively abolish so-called sanctuary cities by requiring local police agencies to enforce immigration laws at the request of federal officials.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Despite fears of a political witch-hunt, former High Court judge Dyson Heydon opened the royal commission on trade unions in Sydney by declaring it was not hostile to unions or setting out to abolish or curb their activities.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

A UN mission to Iraq has renewed a call for Baghdad to abolish capital punishment after 42 prisoners convicted on terrorism-related charges, including a woman, were hanged, a statement released by Iraq's justice ministry said Thursday.
(CBC News - World, )

Rick Perry, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick to head the Energy Department, used his opening statement at his Senate confirmation Thursday to back away from his biggest potential problem: his earlier calls to abolish that department.
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

The leader of the Iranian opposition likens its goal to overthrow the regime in Tehran to the war for American independence from Britain, the struggle to abolish slavery in the U.S. and the birth of the civil rights movement in the 1960's.
(Fox News - World, )

Palmer United Party leader Clive Palmer has denied any wrongdoing over large political donations made to his party from his beleaguered business, arguing it was in the interest of the company to support a party that would abolish the carbon tax.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

With pressure building on the Obama administration to improve or abolish the detention of immigrant families, officials have agreed to release on bond at least half a dozen immigrant mothers, some of whom had sued the federal government for relief.
(Molly Hennessy-Fiske in Los Angeles Times - National News, )

Far-right and Euroskeptic parties made sweeping gains in European Parliament elections Sunday -- triggering what one prime minister called a political "earthquake" by those who want to slash the powers of the European Union or abolish it altogether.
(Fox News - World, )

Far-right and Euroskeptic parties made sweeping gains in European Parliament elections Sunday — triggering what one prime minister called a political "earthquake" by those who want to slash the powers of the European Union or abolish it altogether.
(NBC News, )

Philip Hammond will use his first Autumn Statement in a bid to frame the Conservative Party as a friend to "ordinary working-class people", pledging to abolish controversial letting-agent fees for "generation rent" and easing the pain of welfare cuts.
(Joe Watts in The Independent - U.K. News, )

Unfortunately, we don't have days, and after the 47-year-old actress tells me about her work as a UN Goodwill Ambassador to Combat Human Trafficking – of meeting police and lawyers in Mexico, interviewing trafficked child virgins in Cambodia and lobbying Congress to abolish slavery in Darfur – I'm hoping I don't sound too frivolous when I steer the subject towards Woody Allen.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

The insert, which is both necessary and sufficient for binding to RIFINs, encodes the entire 98 amino acid collagen-binding domain of LAIR1, an immunoglobulin superfamily inhibitory receptor encoded on chromosome 19. In each of the two donors studied, the antibodies are produced by a single expanded B-cell clone and carry distinct somatic mutations in the LAIR1 domain that abolish binding to collagen and increase binding to infected erythrocytes.
(Nature, )

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