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Preece maneuvered toward the ball as it floated toward him, then rifled it into the back of the net for the game-winning goal.
WITH AN ADELE SONG AS ITS BATTLE CRY, A LOWLY ENGLISH SOCCER CLUB LOOKS TO REWRITE HISTORYGLYNN A. HILLJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
One of the Patriot Prayer supporters who carried an AR-15 rifle into the Statehouse was charged with pepper-spraying six police officers.
“SENSE OF ENTITLEMENT”: RIOTERS FACED FEW CONSEQUENCES INVADING STATE CAPITOLS. NO WONDER THEY TURNED TO THE U.S. CAPITOL NEXT.BY JEREMY KOHLERJANUARY 19, 2021PROPUBLICA
The officer who shot Lemp did so, prosecutors concluded, after Lemp ignored commands to raise his hands as he got out of his bed, grabbed an assault-style rifle and pointed it at the officer, the report said.
BODY-CAM VIDEO IN FATAL DUNCAN LEMP RAID CONFIRMS POLICE DID NOT RECORD SHOOTINGDAN MORSEJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The post was accompanied by a selfie of Barnett with a rifle strapped to his chest.
MAN WHO POSED AT PELOSI DESK SAID IN FACEBOOK POST THAT HE IS PREPARED FOR VIOLENT DEATHJON SWAINEJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The truck, parked across the street from the party offices and near the entrance to a Metro station, contained rifles and shotguns, a great deal of ammunition, and other unspecified material, these people said.
WOMAN DIES AFTER SHOOTING IN U.S. CAPITOL; D.C. NATIONAL GUARD ACTIVATED AFTER MOB BREACHES BUILDINGWASHINGTON POST STAFFJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Among the US’s first attempts at stealth aircraft, it could travel as quickly as a rifle bullet, and fly at altitudes around 90,000 feet.
A CIA SPYPLANE CRASHED OUTSIDE AREA 51 A HALF-CENTURY AGO. THIS EXPLORER FOUND IT.SARAH SCOLESJANUARY 5, 2021POPULAR SCIENCE
After some time had passed, my mother was relieved to see him returning, then watched with horror as he proceeded to sit down next to a strange woman on her blanket and begin rifling through her cooler for a drink.
WHEN YOUR FATHER FALLS APARTEUGENE ROBINSONDECEMBER 23, 2020OZY
The game was notable for having some of the more imaginative guns out there, including an alien sniper rifle that allowed players to shoot through the entire stage.
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First, each weapon has a different effective range—you’ll need to get much closer to the animal with a bow and arrow than you would with a rifle.
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There was no fighting; a rifle shot now and then from the crests where we saw our fellows clearly.
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