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Their effort proved abortive.

Two couples court open-marriage catastrophe in Leslie Greif's abortive comedy.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Reviews, )

Word of abortive hostage rescue is an effort to show the president was not simply a bystander.
(Fox News - Politics, )

Speculators hoping AstraZeneca might still be in play after Pfizer's abortive bid might want to reconsider.
(The Independent - Business, )

A mother elephant in India reached into the car of a pair of selfie-taking tourists and snatched a handbag that became an abortive snack.
(UPI - Odd News, )

Amid an abortive fight-back and some classic last-day battles, some of Europe's most experienced players disappointed at Hazeltine, writes Tom Fordyce.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

Amid an abortive fight-back and some classic last-day battles, several of Europe's most experienced players disappointed at Hazeltine, writes Tom Fordyce.
(BBC Sport, )

A Pennsylvania-based Islamic cleric Turkey accuses of masterminding July's abortive coup is again condemning a Turkish government crackdown on his supporters.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Marks, who retired on Saturday, failed to show up at the group’s annual meeting to face questions over the abortive acquisition of more than 600 Lloyds branches.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Their follow-up studies suggest that TDP2 is required to maintain normal transcription in response to the DNA double-strand breaks induced by abortive TOP2 activity.
(Nature Genetics, )

Amir Khan has reached a deal with Manny Pacquiao for the super-fight he has been craving since he entered his abortive negotiations with Floyd Mayweather two years ago.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

A team of researchers led by the University of York used a simple eraser (pictured) to reveal that the parchment was not made from abortive or newborn animals as thought.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

They had seen each sporadically this season and, with Lendl based in America, hardly at all since the All England Club apart from during his abortive attempt to play at the US Open.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

While the rest of the hip hop community leapt to their well meaning but ultimately abortive #IAMTRAYVON hashtags during the Ferguson riots last year, Kendrick Lamar stayed pretty quiet.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Newcastle United are still bearing the scars of last season’s abortive Europa League campaign and manager Alan Pardew has called for an overhaul of the competition to help this season’s qualifiers.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Gringhuis, Geijtenbeek and colleagues show that the RNA helicase DDX3 binds abortive HIV-1 RNA and induces type I interferon in dendritic cells, a process that is inhibited by the HIV-1-induced activation of kinase PLK1.
(Nature Immunology, )

Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency reports that an official request has been prepared for the temporary arrest of United States-based Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen over his alleged involvement in the abortive coup on July 15.
(Fox News - World, )

Turkey on Saturday released more than 750 soldiers who had been detained after an abortive coup, state media reported, while President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he would drop lawsuits against those who had insulted him, in a one-time gesture of 'unity'.
(Reuters in CBC News - World, )

These include the province’s reversion to PST from HST, sky high business property taxes in Vancouver and many other B.C. municipalities, high development fees and amenity contributions, hidden payroll taxes like EI “premiums” that boost federal revenue by billions a year, TransLink’s abortive parking tax proposal of a few years ago, and more.
(The Vancouver Sun - Business, )

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