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Kornbluh of GMFUS says this tension is what leads Facebook and other social media platforms to err on the side of waiting—meaning harmful posts can earn millions of views before any action is taken.

My own doctors advocated for watchful waiting, which is where I’m headed.

CSL employees say the checks detailed by CSL’s spokesman happen long after patients enter the centers, sometimes after they’ve signed in, talked with staff and sat in a waiting room before screening.

Even as agencies are publishing their plans to be more inclusive and diverse or creating new diversity and inclusion executive positions, some agency execs fear that agencies are simply playing the waiting game with lengthy plans.

After 50 years of waiting, San Diego is about to retake its seat as dealer in a high-stakes game with potential power providers.

Belfast resolved on waiting "to see what the South would do," and the South waited for Belfast.

The cook here turned to me, saying that Mrs. Fairfax was waiting for me: so I departed.

Jane EyreCharlotte Bronte

"I'm waiting to hear about those little savages of yours," she said, as Mary greeted her and sank limply down into a chair.

Mary Ware in TexasAnnie F. Johnston

Only Messrs. Seward and Bates hang timidly behind, waiting for stronger manifestations, ere they hang out their flags.

Mrs. Kaye had been watching and waiting for General Lingard since ten o'clock.

Jane OglanderMarie Belloc Lowndes


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