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The cycle continued in the 1980s after the Soviet invasion and America’s support of militias to repel Moscow.
THERE’S NO WAY TO SPIN KABUL’S FALLERIK NELSONAUGUST 15, 2021OZY
On CNN, someone was questioning whether the police had used sufficient force to repel the rioters, asking why they hadn’t arrested more people on the scene.
WHAT MIKE FANONE CAN'T FORGETMOLLY BALLAUGUST 5, 2021TIME
For her to field those lightning strikes of abuse and repel them with her own agency is a superhero display of its own.
THE 2021 OLYMPICS ARE AN INSPIRING, INFURIATING SHITSHOWKEVIN FALLONJULY 30, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
This spectrally precise effect can be thought of as creating a force field that repels crowds around an embassy, base, port, or other high value location.
THE US MILITARY WANTS FORCE FIELDS THAT COULD STOP NUCLEAR MISSILESROB VERGERJULY 29, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
They couldn’t be 100% effective because they were just repelling them once they were there.
THIS LITTLE TOOL HAS KILLED ALL OF THE MOSQUITOS IN MY YARDDANIEL MODLINMAY 21, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
The reaction hints that the insects might be a source of natural spider-repelling chemicals.
EUROPEAN FIRE ANT CHEMICALS MAY SEND SPIDERS SCURRYING AWAYERIN GARCIA DE JESÚSMAY 18, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
In the 59th minute, Havertz received the ball with Sergio Ramos giving chase, but Thibaut Courtois met and repelled the challenge.
CHRISTIAN PULISIC HELPS CHELSEA PAST REAL MADRID AND INTO THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE FINALSTEVEN GOFF, GLYNN A. HILLMAY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That said, it’s not bulky and has a stretchy DWR outer to repel moisture.
LONG-TERM REVIEW: THESE ARE THE BEST WOMEN'S FLEECESANNA CALLAGHANAPRIL 13, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The old-school polyester fluff is warm but bulky, with no DWR finish to repel precipitation, and no moisture-wicking grid or lining to battle sweat.
KARI TRAA’S RØTHE LONG HOODIE IS BETTER THAN A ROBEKELLY BASTONEAPRIL 4, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Normally, hairlike structures called cilia on frog skin repel pathogens and spread mucus around.
FROG SKIN CELLS TURNED THEMSELVES INTO LIVING MACHINESLAURA SANDERSMARCH 31, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
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