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stranglehold

a wrestling hold in which a wrestler's arms are pressed against his opponent's windpipe
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LYING stock-still to look dead, New Yorkers protest over a decision to clear a white officer who killed an unarmed black man with a chokehold.
LANCASTER - A state appellate court has ruled that a sheriff's deputy didn't use excessive force in applying a chokehold to a Palmdale motorist who stuffed a bag of rock cocaine into his mouth.
RealProWrestling has finally become a reality, and on October 26th it will place a chokehold on the rest of professional sporting leagues as it takes its place once again as America's dominant sport.
Saying that 8,000 Teamsters' truckers and warehouse workers need to report to work in order to register for medical benefits and put in shift bids, the UFCW backed off its plan to tighten the chokehold on the region's food distribution.
while having free rein to abuse its dominant position in Mexico to put a chokehold on its competitors.
But then we would have been faced with a mass-murdering dictator with a chokehold on much of the world's oil supply, which would have put him on the fast track to a nuclear weapons capability.
Without correction, BellSouth will continue to exercise its ability to stall competition in order to protect its monopoly chokehold on local phone service.
LANCASTER - The county Claims Board on Monday approved a $95,000 settlement with the family of a Lancaster man who died after sheriff's deputies put an chokehold around his neck during an altercation.
Arafat has been virtually under siege in his Ramallah HQ, 12 miles from Bethlehem, since December 3, when Israel responded to Palestinian suicide attacks by destroying his helicopters and tightening a chokehold on Palestinian towns.
Suspected car thief Jones suffered injuries to his abdomen and arms and was eventually led away in a chokehold and handcuffs.
James (left) warmed up in a T-shirt emblazoned with the slogan "I can't breathe" before a match against the Brooklyn Nets this week, a reference to the recent death of Eric Garner in Staten Island after a policeman put him in a chokehold.
TEHRAN (FNA)- At least 30 people were arrested by the New York Police Department, as thousands of protesters flooded city streets after a grand jury declined to indict an officer for killing a Staten Island man via chokehold.