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We knew we would have large crowds, the potential for some violent altercations.
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The switch-up came in the wake of Federline filing a police report over an alleged physical altercation between Jamie and Britney’s then-13-year-old son Sean Preston Federline.
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Written, coproduced, directed by, and starring Jon Favreau, Chef follows a head chef in Los Angeles who up and quits his job amid frustration with a domineering restaurateur and after an altercation with a food critic.
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As I remember, Gerace had suffered some altercation with the senior members of the department.
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Investigators said the pair had an earlier altercation and Guzman returned to the station with a handgun.
ARREST MADE IN FATAL SHOOTING AT NEW CARROLLTON METRO STATIONCLARENCE WILLIAMSNOVEMBER 12, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In September 2019, Jamie Spears stepped down as conservator after a physical altercation with one of Spears’s sons.
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A man punched a male acquaintance several times during a physical altercation.
MARYLAND CRIME REPORTNOVEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
In the early hours of November 6, he was allegedly involved in a physical altercation between two groups outside of an Atlanta hookah lounge.
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Investigators allege Jackson produced a gun and fired multiple times after an altercation at a large party.
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The teen’s mouth was cut during the altercation and he wound up in the hospital.
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