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This would strengthen winds over India that carry dark dust, smoke and soot northward onto the high Tibetan Plateau.Surprising long-haul dust and tar are melting high glaciers|Sid Perkins|November 17, 2020|Science News For Students
The tension between restaurants and food-delivery services, meanwhile, has only strengthened as small businesses hanging by a string feel the weight of merchant fees more than before.
However, showing brain data would strengthen the case for any possible policies regarding nature therapy, she offered.
They were four seats away from taking control, but instead, Republicans gained six state legislative seats there, strengthening their majority.Where Democrats will be locked out of power in redistricting battles next year|Amber Phillips|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
Liang Tao, vice chairman of China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission, said on Wednesday that the country will also strengthen its anti-monopoly examinations of the fintech sector.China’s clampdown on Internet industry has cost tech giants $200 billion|Claire Zillman, reporter|November 11, 2020|Fortune
“The institution of marraige [sic] is under attack in our society and it needs to be strengthened,” Bush wrote.
The two strengthened ties over the years and now Krauss considers Epstein a “close” and “considerate” friend.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking|M.L. Nestel|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In 2014, new or strengthened RFRAs were proposed in eight states.RFRA Madness: What’s Next for Anti-Democratic ‘Religious Exemptions’|Jay Michaelson|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Increased access to affordable birth control has strengthened the economic security of communities.What Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff Can Teach Hillary Clinton|Heather Arnet|October 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But some of the Kurds maintain a disconcerting confidence—one now strengthened by the U.S. airstrikes.U.S. Planes are Blowing the Hell out of ISIS at Kobani, But …|Jamie Dettmer|October 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Wood was stacked, awkward trees and boulders removed, hammocks slung, and tents strengthened.Three More John Silence Stories|Algernon Blackwood
Virginia tobacco has acquired a reputation which has gradually strengthened for more than two hundred and fifty years.
He said nothing, and his absolute silence following upon his violent singing strengthened the grip of his strangeness upon her.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
Then they felt strengthened in prayer, and smiling affectionately at each other, would depart to their homes, greatly comforted.Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
This decision greatly strengthened the theory of judicial review of national legislation.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey