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Burke

1. Edmund. 1729--97, British Whig statesman, conservative political theorist, and orator, born in Ireland: defended parliamentary government and campaigned for a more liberal treatment of the American colonies; denounced the French Revolution
2. Robert O'Hara. 1820--61, Irish explorer, who led the first expedition (1860--61) across Australia from south to north. He was accompanied by W. J. Wills, George Grey, and John King; King alone survived the return journey
3. William. 1792--1829, Irish murderer and body snatcher; associate of William Hare
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Burk successfully pressured some corporations to pull their ads from this year's event.
Burk said: "I have no doubt we are going to see protests - that's if the tournament actually happens, of course.
We are positioning ourselves accordingly, but by the quality of the people that we bring on," says Burk.
Later, CNN fired back at Singer's allegations by pointing out that Burk is an unreliable source of information.
The brutal slaying of Burk, a Los Feliz resident who was to start her senior year at Oakwood School in North Hollywood this fall, has shocked a city all too familiar with violent crime.
Burk regards Taylor as "possibly the greatest, and certainly the most famous, diplomatic historian of the twentieth century" (410).
PHOTO : charter and congratulations from Institute President Bill Burk.
Burk was a florist who owned and operated Arvada Florist for many years.
Endometriosis also takes the stage through Burk, who has suffered a severe case for years at the novel's start.
Authorities announced Burk was found alive and well Friday morning.