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a roundup of editorials pro and contra the proposed constitutional amendment
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Most hamstrings injuries can be treated with RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation) and doctors will likely clear the player once the pain has subsided and strength is >90% of the contra-lateral side.
Another is that pulling out of the deal would create fractures with allies who continue to back it; withdrawing would destroy American credibility, and contra Trump there is little chance of renegotiating at better terms.
Seal becomes the government’s clandestine exporter of AK-47s to the Nicaraguan contras, who in turn are eventually flown back to Seal’s Arkansas base for military training.
But, contra ProPublica’s initial reporting (and mine), that wasn’t really the case with the offensive targeting terms allowed by Facebook’s advertising tool.
At the time Ronald Reagan was backing contras to overthrow the revolutionary government, which had deposed the Somoza dictatorship in the late 1970s.
An array of characters illustrate the tentacles of the crack epidemic, touching on neighborhood-level dealers, addicts, drug cartels, and controversy over possible CIA involvement with Nicaraguan Contras and the cocaine trade.
And Teddy (Carter Hudson) is a troubled CIA agent who takes over the cocaine operation of a dead colleague that funneled money to the Nicaraguan contras.
Teddy doesn’t have the savvy to deal with Alejandro Usteves (Juan Javier Cárdenas), a Nicaraguan contra soldier.
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