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Sorkin may not have won his fight, ostensibly to reform the news.'The Newsroom' Ended As It Began: Weird, Controversial, and Noble|Kevin Fallon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The uncle told RTL radio Hauchard called his grandmother, ostensibly from Syria, on Nov. 2, for her birthday.Showing the Faces of Its Murderers, ISIS Shows Its Global Reach|Tracy McNicoll|November 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ostensibly meant to protect babies, these products are dangerous.Kids Eat the Darndest Things: Laundry Pods, Teething Necklaces, and More Of The Weirdest Stuff Sending Kids to the E.R.|Russell Saunders|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In June, Pakistan launched an all-out military offensive in the region, ostensibly to evict all the militants from the area.Obama’s Deadly Informants: The Drone Spotters of Pakistan|Umar Farooq, Syed Fakhar Kakakhel|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And while there are cutscenes that ostensibly explain the grander narrative, nothing really makes sense.Bayonetta Is Nintendo’s Graphic, Ass-Kicking Barbie|Alec Kubas-Meyer|October 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ostensibly his vocation was that of a travelling farm-hand, but it was all ostentation.Sally of Missouri|R. E. Young
During the war the old Augusta Factory was sold into new hands at, ostensibly, $200,000.The Rise of Cotton Mills in the South|Broadus Mitchell
Ostensibly there was peace from the treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle until war was declared between the rival powers in 1756.Glimpses of the Past|W. O. Raymond
He could not retire from Mexico after this ostensibly friendly visit.South American Fights and Fighters|Cyrus Townsend Brady
His memory has been almost a total blank today and all of his appointments were cancelled, ostensibly because of his eye trouble.