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  • On Friday, key senators pressed the Obama administration to crack down on Russian human rights violators.

  • But despite a string of high-profile deaths linked to the drug, feds have found it a slippery target to crack down on.

    When Synthetic Pot Kills | Abby Haglage | November 21, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • That crack down in the back lane at Edmonton, Blathers, said Mr. Duff, assisting his colleagues memory.

  • You know—why should I crack down on drinking or smoking, for instance, when I do it myself?

    Warlord of Kor | Terry Gene Carr
  • The reasons that the Soviet Union did not crack down on its former subservient satellite are both obscure and complex.

    Area Handbook for Romania | Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
  • The shock to the latter appeared to have had the effect of jarring it sufficiently to crack down great blocks all along its face.

    Down the Columbia | Lewis R. Freeman
  • The eyes are still closed, but a crack down the center of each is visible by the 13th day.

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