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That chasm reached 29 when Trey Mancini and Anthony Santander singled with two outs in the sixth and Franco followed with a groundout.Orioles’ skid reaches 14 games with extra-innings loss to visiting Twins|Nathan Ruiz|May 31, 2021|Washington Post
In late 1936, he was sent to the front lines to attack a group of Franco’s forces that had taken Teruel, a key town on the road to the capital, Madrid.
By the time Franco declared victory in April 1939, the International Brigades had been disbanded and most of the foreign fighters had returned home.
Regular Spanish units that joined Franco’s army were little better.My Father Fled Fascism in Spain—and Taught Me How Lies Can Destroy a Democracy|Sebastian Junger|May 19, 2021|Time
Franco suggests scheduling a recurring appointment with a co-worker to catch up—at lunchtime, on Monday afternoons, whatever works for you both.How to Stay Social When You Never See Your Work Friends|Anna Goldfarb|March 1, 2021|Time
But the film lags during long stretches—particularly in the middle, when Franco and Rogen are separated from one-another.Sony’s ‘The Interview’: A Glorious, Patriotic, and Katy Perry-Filled Mess|Marlow Stern|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Or perhaps Franco, meta-celeb extraordinaire, could star in the movie himself?Kim Jong Un, Avert Your Eyes: Sony’s ‘The Interview’ Gets the Porn Parody Treatment|Aurora Snow|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then, Rogen convinces Franco to drink some contaminated water from a stream—which causes the 127 Hours Oscar nominee to dry-heave.
Rogen refuses to share his toilet paper with Franco, and then they run into trouble starting a fire.
One fan asks Franco, in severely broken English, for “advices” on becoming an actress.James and the Giant Internet Company: Franco and AOL Get Kissy Faces|Amy Zimmerman|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The plot broke down like the rest, and at the moment everything was overshadowed by the coming Franco-German war.The Life of Mazzini|Bolton King
The Franco-Prussian War was in progress, and this travesty was particularly timely.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
The father was reared to manhood and pursued his education in his native country and served throughout the Franco-Prussian war.Lyman's History of old Walla Walla County, Vol. 2 (of 2)|William Denison Lyman
What Lever pointed out during the early stages of the Franco-German war has come to pass.The Crime Against Europe|Roger Casement
Before the Franco Prussian war no such distinctive organization existed.The War Upon Religion|Rev. Francis A. Cunningham