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By contrast, a large spike in health-insurance premiums ahead of the 2018 midterms, induced by the president’s extortionate tweets, has no such upside.
For most people, the only way out is with a smuggling network charging extortionate prices — or in an ambulance in the aftermath of an attack.
Extortionate disability lawsuits tarnish the legitimate claims of others who genuinely seek redress for inadequate access.
As committee members took turns scolding the airlines for all manner of abuses—ranging from too-tight seating to extortionate changes—there was little agreement among them on how to solve what’s ailing the industry.
Shamonique Ferguson, 21, faces charges of extortionate communication, mail threats and interstate stalking stemming from incidents that occurred between December 2016 and April 2017, according to a criminal complaint filed April 13.
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