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But Under Secretary of State Wendy Sherman begged off when asked if the talks could be extended again beyond the new target date of November 24.
The three-time Wimbledon winner was due to join Djokovic's team for the hard court event but begged off last weekend as his Serbian client won the Indian Wells title over Roger Federer.
Though cast was mostly game, wear and tear of the evening showed with star Jessica Alba, who begged off after talking to just half of the captive press, because the trip over had made her seasick.
In California, Green US Senate candidate Medea Benjamin debated maverick Republican Tom Campbell in Oakland and Los Angeles while Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein begged off. Benjamin says, "The fact that Dianne Feinstein refuses to participate because she is ahead in the polls is an indication of just what is so wrong with the American political system."
pirate who begged off execution due to motherhood, but never the guineaman, the driver,
LIVE:Senate probe into GCTA law, possible release of Antonio Sanchez Day 3 On Thursday morning, Gordon said Faeldon's lawyer begged off to attend the Senate hearing.
Moreno said a new slaughterhouse will rise and be operational by next year, but begged off from giving a target date.
Bolick's possible inclusion in the Gilas lineup, which will see action in the FIBA World Cup in China this August, came after long-time national team mainstay Jayson Castro begged off from national team duties.
But the two venues begged off last week, according to Suzara, because they have long been booked on the same dates the SEA Games are set from November 30 to December 11.
Two-time MVP June Mar Fajardo has practically begged off because of plantar faciaitis in his foot, Marc Pingris said that he won't be available until Aug.
Love begged off because of his current trade-demand situation from the Minnesota Timberwolves while Griffin and Aldridge passed on donning Team USA's colors to rest in the offseason.
The tree branched into swash-bucklers, riders on the Spanish main, swordsmen, petty nobility, an aide-de-camp to the Duke of Wellington, an Arawak or two - but not the anthropophagic Carib - a female pirate who begged off execution due to motherhood, but never the guineaman, the driver, the cane cutter, the furious Maroon.